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Gideon Tower, Captain

Gideon Tower, Captain

Male 1700 - 1772  (72 years)

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  • Name Gideon Tower 
    Suffix Captain 
    Birth 24 Feb 1699/1700  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 29 Dec 1772  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 I4882  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Benjamin Tower,   b. 25 Jan 1673/1674, Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 May 1743, Attleborough, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Deborah Whipple,   b. 12 Sep 1681, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Mar 1755 (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage 1697  Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 
    Children 
    +1. Deborah Tower,   b. 5 Apr 1731, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Patience Tower,   b. 23 May 1733, of, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Tower,   b. 23 May 1733, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Gideon Tower,   b. 23 Jul 1735, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1775 and 1783 (Age 39 years)
    +5. Enoch Tower,   b. 20 Dec 1737, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Apr 1807, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years)
    +6. Ichabod Tower,   b. 28 Feb 1740, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Apr 1826, Charlton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 86 years)
    +7. Levi Tower, Captain,   b. 19 Jul 1742, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Aug 1826, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 84 years)
    +8. Reuben Tower,   b. 9 Nov 1745, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1790, , , Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 44 years)
    +9. Samuel Tower,   b. 2 May 1747, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Lydia Tower,   b. 4 Aug 1752, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F2877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 24 Feb 1699/1700 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 2 Oct 1729 - Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 29 Dec 1772 - 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: Pam Koch (?) (email hidden), 11/28/96. Gives birth place as Attleboro[ugh], Massachusetts--another name for the same place as Cumberland?

      !SOURCE: The Sprague Database (Mail from Dick Weber (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple, 23 Oct 1997) gives birth and death places as Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, vol. 3, Cumberland, pt. 5 (Providence, R.I.: Narragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 63.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 15 Apr 2006. Adds burial place, citing the Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index.


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