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  • ID: I1762
  • Name: James Towers
  • Surname: Towers
  • Given Name: James
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1757 in Dunblane, Stirlingshire, Scotland
  • Death: ABT 24 Jul 1820 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • _UID: FA1956593244A34FAA15549CF7DA99D91C15
  • Note:
    James Touris (1757 Quoigs, Dunblane, Stirlingshire- ?1820 Glasgow) and Helen McLehose (b. bef 1775) had son William Towers Clark (29jul1805 Glasgow-23apr1870 Glasgow) who married (1851) Isabella Romanes Curle (1826 Melrose, Roxburghshire-24aug1892 Edinburgh) (ancestry.com tree). James Touris/Towers was professor at Glasgow University Medical faculty (ancestry.com tree).
    James Towers (d. 24jul1820), Professor of Midwifery, Glasgow University, was commemorated at Necropolis (Monuments and monumental inscriptions in Scotland, 1871).

    James Towers was educated at Edinburgh, married Helen, daughter of James Maclehose of Newlands, d. 1820, father of Towers Clark, Glasgow solicitor (Memorials of Faculty of Medicine, Glasgow).
    Scottish archives have a copy of the marriage contract (1822) and inventory (1826, Glasgow) of James Towers, surgeon in Glasgow, spouse of Helen Hozier formerly McLehose (scotlandspeople). Will of Helen Towers alias Hozier, widow of James Towers, professor of midwifery at Glasgow Univ., reg 1850 Glasgow (scotlandspeople).

    The 1868 Exhibition had a portrait of James Towers (1757 Perths.-1820 Glasgow), surgeon and professor of midwifery, Glasgow University.
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  • Change Date: 25 Oct 2015 at 17:20:05



    Marriage 1 Helen McLehose b: ABT 1771 in Lanarkshire, Scotland
      Children
      1. Has Children William Towers b: 29 Jul 1805 in Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland

      Sources:
      1. Repository:
          Name: Family History Library
          Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA

        Title: International Genealogical Index (R)
        Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
        Publication: Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of May 29, 2011
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