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Levi Tower, Captain

Levi Tower, Captain

Male 1742 - 1826  (84 years)

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  • Name Levi Tower 
    Suffix Captain 
    Birth 19 Jul 1742  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 4 Aug 1826  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Elder Ballou Meeting House Cemetery, Elder Ballou Meeting House Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11881  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Gideon Tower, Captain,   b. 24 Feb 1699/1700, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Dec 1772, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Mary Ray,   b. 22 Aug 1710, of, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 May 1794, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years) 
    Marriage 2 Oct 1729  Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Whipple,   b. 29 Dec 1745, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 31 Jan 1789, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 44 years) 
    Marriage 19 Jan 1771  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Edilda Tower,   b. 27 May 1771, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Dec 1834, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 63 years)
    +2. Chloe Tower,   b. 7 Sep 1773, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Oct 1815, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 42 years)
    +3. Levi Tower, Jr.,   b. 2 May 1776, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jun 1854, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years)
     4. Nancy Tower,   b. 3 Sep 1779, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Oct 1784, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 5 years)
    +5. Zillah Tower,   b. 15 Oct 1781, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Oct 1834, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 52 years)
    +6. Jason Tower,   b. 30 Aug 1786, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Aug 1844, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years)
    +7. Emerson Tower,   b. 31 Jan 1789, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Oct 1862, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F6817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah Whipple,   b. 17 Mar 1747, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 8 Jan 1817  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 19 Jul 1742 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 19 Jan 1771 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 8 Jan 1817 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 4 Aug 1826 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Elder Ballou Meeting House Cemetery, Elder Ballou Meeting House Road, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: The Sprague Database (Mail from Dick Weber (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 23 Oct 1997).

      !SOURCE: Dwane V. Norris, Whipple Family Tree (Jackson, Mich., 1996), p. 120.

      !SOURCE: Charlemagne Tower, Tower Genealogy: An Account of the Descendants of John Tower, of Hingham, Mass. (Cambridge: University Press, 1891), p. 130.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, Vol. 3, Cumberland, Part 5 (Providence: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 63, 126.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Sarah Whipple," email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 23 Feb 2003. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 (birth, marriage); Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index (death, burial).


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