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Tower Family Bible, Lanesborough, Mass.
Posted by: David Heath (ID *****3349) Date: December 01, 2011 at 16:09:28
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I have an old family bible that I rescued as it was about to be discarded after an estate sale. It belonged to the Tower family of Lanesborough, Mass. It has 4 pages of family records ( I have not included the exact dates, but they are in it):
On inside cover:
"Edward J. Tower from Emeline A Tower Dec. 1880"


Nehemiah Talcott’s Family Record

Nehemiah Talcott b. 1766
Nehemiah Talcott & Tirzah Platt m. 1790
Polly Talcott b. 1790
Betsy Talcott b. 1792
Pamelia Talcott b. 1794, d. 1796
Samuel Talcott b. 1796, d. 1797
Pamelia Talcott b. 1799
Tirzah Talcott b. 1800, d. 1802
Nehemiah P. Talcott b. 1802
Emeline A. Talcott b. 1806
Tirzah Ophelia Talcott b. 1810
William A. Talcott b. 1812
Mrs. Nehemiah Talcott d. 1848
Nehemiah Talcott d. 1848
Polly Northrup d. 1874
An infant son died in Williamstown, 1837
Carleton Talcott Tower d. 1846
Julian Talcott Tower d. 1862
Jane A. Tolman d. 1871
Dr. John Stevens d. 1870
Justus Tower d. 1880
Martha L. Francis d. 1882
George D. Francis d. 1886
J. Dwight Francis d. 1886
Albert Tolman d. 1891
Justus Tower was drowned 1804
Dilla Tower wife of Justus Tower and second wife of Elias haven d. 1849
Tirzah Ophelia Sherman d. 1879
betsy T. Hall d. 1880Pamelia T Bulter(?) d. 1880
William A Talcott d. 1890
Emeline A Tower d. 1891
Edward J. Tower d. 1909
Marriages
Justus Tower and Emeline A Talcott, 1827
Frances E Tower and John A Stevens, 1853
Jane A Tower and Albert Tollman, 1853
Harriet N Tower and Edwin L Childs, 1856
Edward J Tower and Sarah A Wood, 1857
Martha L Tower and J. Dwight Francis, 1859
Mary Tower and John Franklin Hemming, 1874

Justus Tower b. 1804 in Waterville, NY
Emeline A Talcott b. 1806 in Lanesborough, MA
Frances Emeline Tower b. 1828 in Lanesborough, MA
Jane Amelia Tower b. 1830 in Lanesborough, MA
Edward Justus Tower b. 1832 in Williamstown
Harriet Newel Tower b. 1834 in Williamstown
An infant son b. in Williamstown 1837
martha Louisa Tower b.1838 in Williamstown
Carleton Talcott Tower b. 1844 in Williamstown
Julian Talcott Tower b. 1846 in Lanesborough
Mary Tower b. 1853 in Lanesborough

The Bible is up for auction on eBay. Reply for more info!


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