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Jeremiah Hobbs "Jerry" Towle
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1832
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1907
Wakefield
Clay County
Kansas, USA

Parents of Charles Herbert, George Albert, Nellie Mae, and Fred Eli.

Jeremiah Hobbs Towle was born March 17, 1832 at Windham, Maine. He later lived near Thorndike. While in Maine, he was the captain of a commercial fishing ship. He was married May 1, 1855 to Harriet Moulton. Two children, Charles Herbert and George Albert, were born in Maine. They traveled by train and homesteaded near Wakefield, Kansas (Clay County) in 1868. Two additional children, Nellie May and Fred Eli, were born in Kansas. Jeremiah and Harriet were buried in the cemetery at Wakefield.

AT REST
Died, Jeremiah Towle, on Saturday evening, January 26, 1907.
Mr. Towle was born in Windham, Maine, March 17, 1832. He was married to Miss Harriet Moulton in 1855, and in 1869 came to Kansas locating on the farm where he has made his home until death claimed him.
He leaves a wife and two sons to mourn his loss, who have the sympathy of many friends in their sad affliction.
The funeral was conducted at the home by Rev. Lacy, where many friends and relatives gathered to pay him a last farewell, after which the remains were interred in the Wakefield cemetery.
(Wakefield News)
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 Parents:
  Theophilus Towle (1794 - 1870)
  Joanna C. Varney Towle (1799 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriet H Moulton Towle (1834 - 1921)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Herbert Towle (1856 - 1898)*
  George Albert Towle (1864 - 1927)*
  Nellie May Towle Pettet (1870 - 1895)*
  Fred Eli Towle (1873 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah W Towle (____ - 1856)*
  Albert H Towle (1819 - 1900)*
  Ezra V Towle (1822 - 1898)*
  Abbie M. Towle Waterhouse (1825 - 1897)*
  Jeremiah Towle (1827 - 1828)*
  Martha Ann Towle Stevens (1829 - 1880)*
  Jeremiah Hobbs Towle (1832 - 1907)
  William H Towle (1836 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Wakefield
Clay County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: charlene towsley
Record added: Sep 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 97138688
Jeremiah Hobbs Jerry Towle
Added by: Connie Langvardt
 
Jeremiah Hobbs Jerry Towle
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Added by: Sunshine
 
 
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Jerry was made the first postmaster in the area. Since there was no post office in the early days, Jerry, ever mindful of his duties, kept the mail for safe keeping under his bed.
- charlene towsley
 Added: Jul. 19, 2014
 
 
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