George Willis TOWLE

Male 1862 - 1940  (78 years)


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  • Name George Willis TOWLE 
    Born 14 Feb 1862  Meredith, Belknap County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Oct 1940  Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death record of George W. Towle cites age 77 years 7 months 19 days, died Lancaster Hospital, Lancaster, New Hampshire, 4 October 1940, in this community 17 years, married, spouse is Josephine L. Towle, occupation New York Life Insurance Company Agent, born 15 February 1863, son of Levi Towle. Cause of death is uraemia of 7 days' duration, subacute intestitial nephritis of 3 months' duration, hypertrophied prostate. Informant is Josephine L. Towle, Jefferson, New Hampshire. Burial Jefferson, New Hampshire. [1]
    Buried Jefferson, Coos County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I135550  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 16 May 2018 

    Father Levi TOWLE,   b. 18 Mar 1816, Meredith, Belknap County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1902, Loudon, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Eliza Jane CORLISS,   b. 1831, Sandwich, Carroll County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1893, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1844  Meredith, Belknap County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Mr. Levi Towle and Miss Eliza Corliss cites the groom's residence Meredith, the bride's Sandwich, and date of marriage. [2]
    Notes 
    • 1850 census of Meredith, Belknap County, New Hampshire, enumerated 29 July 1850:

      - Towle, Levi, age 34, occupation Farmer, property value $2,000, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Eliza J., age 26, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Levi L., age 4, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, John E., age 1, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Sally, age 76, born Massachusetts.

    • 1860 census of Meredith, Belknap County, New Hampshire, enumerated 14 June 1860:

      - Towle, Levi, age 43, occupation Farmer, real estate value $2,500, personal property $750, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Eliza J., age 36, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Levi L., age 14, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, John E., age 11, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Ella M., age 8, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Sally, age 86, born New Hampshire.

    • 1870 census of Meredith, Belknap County, New Hampshire, enumerated 28 June 1870:

      - Towle, Levi, age 54, occupation Farmer, real estate value $9,000, personal property $3,606, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Eliza J., age 47, occupation Keeping House, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, John E., age 21, occupation Farm Laborer, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Ellen A., age 18, occupation At Home, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Sarah A., age 9, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, George W., age 7, born New Hampshire.

    • 1880 census of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, enumerated 8-9 June 1880:

      - Towle, Levi, age 64, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Eliza, age 57, wife, occupation Keeping House, illness is cerebro spinal meningitis, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Sadie A., age 19, daughter, occupation At Home, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, George W., age 17, son, occupation Farm Laborer, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Nedlley?, Lizzie, age 65, servant, married, occupation House Keeper, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.

    • 1900 census of Loudon, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 14 June 1900:

      - Towle, Lewis, age 54, married 29 years, born February 1846 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Farmer.
      - Towle, Jennie, age 49, wife, married 29 years, mother of 2 children, 1 child still living, born February 1851 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Lewis H., age 26, son, married 1 year, born July 1873 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Farm Laborer.
      - Towle, Grace B., age 23, daughter-in-law, married 1 year, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born February 1876 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation House Work.
      - Towle, Dorothy E., age 9 months, granddaughter, born September 1899 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Levi, age 84, father, widowed, born February 1816 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.

    Family ID F13564  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ida Helen PERKINS,   b. Abt 1862, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1936, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1887  Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of George Willis Towle and Ida H. Perkins cites their residences Manchester, New Hampshire. The groom is age 24, first marriage, occupation Com. Trav., born Meredith, New Hampshire, son of Levi and Eliza. The bride is age 25, first marriage, born Manchester, daughter of Wm. [3]
    Notes 
    • Ida is living in Boston, Massachusetts in the 1910 census, divorced, mother of zero children.

    Last Modified 16 May 2018 
    Family ID F44584  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Florence Gertrude FREESE,   b. 17 Sep 1868, Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1923, St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1898  Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of George W. Towle and Florence G. Freese cites the groom's residence Concord, age 35, second marriage, divorced, occupation Wholesale Provision Dealer, born Meredith, son of Levi Towle, occupation Farmer, born Meredith, residence Manchester, and Eliza (Corliss), deceased, born Sandwich. The bride's residence is Tilton, age 30, first marriage, occupation Teacher, born Tilton, daughter of Wm. W. Freese, deceased, and Caroline, residence Tilton. [3]
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, enumeerated 12 June 1900:

      - Freeze, Caroline G., age 60, widowed, mother of 4 children, 2 children still living, born May 1840 in New Hampshire, father born Massachusetts, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Florence G., age 32, daughter, married 1 year, mother of zero children, born September 1867 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, George W., age 37, son-in-law, married 1 year, born February 1863 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Dealer, Provisions.

    • 1910 census of Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, enumerated 18 April 1910:

      - Freese, Carrie G., age 70, widowed, mother of 4 children, 2 children still living, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Florence G., age 42, daughter, first marriage, married 14 years, mother of zero children, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.

    • 1920 census of Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, enumerated 6 January 1920:

      - Freese, Caroline G., age 81, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Florence G., age 52, lodger, married, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, George W., age 53, lodger, married, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Insurance Agent, General.

    Last Modified 16 May 2018 
    Family ID F44583  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Josephine Lillian DAVIS,   b. Mar 1874, Jefferson, Coos County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1923  Jefferson, Coos County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of George Willis Towle and Lillian Josephine Kenison cites the groom's residence Tilton, New Hampshire, age 60, second marriage, widowed, occupation Life Insurance Agent, born Meredith, New Hampshire, son of Levey Towle, age 86, occupation Farmer, born Meredith, and Eliza Callis, age 70, occupation Housewife, born Stanstead, P.Q., who both reside in Meredith. The bride's residence is Jefferson, New Hampshire, age 49, second marriage, widowed, occupation Housewife, born Jefferson, New Hampshire, daughter of Joseph Pinkham Davis, age 52, occupation Farmer, and Ellen Amanda Holmes, age 77, occupation Housewife, both born and both residing in Jefferson. [3]
    Notes 
    • 1940 census of Jefferson, Coos County, New Hampshire, enumerated 15 April 1940:

      - Towle, George, age 77, owns the home, home value $15,000, completed 8 years of education, born New Hampshire, occupation Agent, Insurance.
      - Towle, Josephine, age 66, wife, completed 8 years of education, born New Hampshire.
      - Muzzey, Nellie, age 63, sister-in-law, widowed, completed 8 years of education, born New Hampshire, occupation School Teacher, Public School.

      All persons lived in same house on 1 April 1935.

    Last Modified 16 May 2018 
    Family ID F44585  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1862 - Meredith, Belknap County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Apr 1887 - Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Dec 1898 - Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Nov 1923 - Jefferson, Coos County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Oct 1940 - Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Jefferson, Coos County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947.

    2. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/, New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947.

    3. [S70] Ancestry.com, New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947.