Biographical Directory of the Tax-Payers and Voters of McHenry County, p. 248
TOWER, WM., Farmer, s. e. Sec. 7; Hebron P.O.; born in Washington Co., Mass., May 20, 1802; moved to Chenango Co., N.Y., in 1804, and to Wisconsin in August, 1840, and to McHenry Co. May 8, 1847; owns 160 acres of land; valuation of property, $16,569. Married Diana Sackett, September 7, 1831, who was born in Chenango Co., N.Y., May 25, 1810; had two children, one living; have three grandchildren.