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Keziah Towne (Shumway)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Oliver Shumway and Sarah Shumway
Wife of David Towne, Soldier
Mother of Pvt. Francis Alonzo Town; William Towne; Oliver Towne; Keziah Towne; Sarah Towne and 1 other
Sister of Oliver Jr. Shumway; Nathan Shumway; Stephen Shumway; Reuben Shumway; Susanna Shumway and 3 others
Half sister of Jonathan Shumway

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About Keziah Towne

Keziah Shumway was born on May 25, 1729 in Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts to Oliver and Mariah (Smith) Shumway. She was the third of eleven children and the couple's first daughter.

On August 26, 1755, Keziah married David Towne at Oxford. The couple had six children:

  • Francis A., b. November 18, 1757
  • William, b. November 3, 1760 at Oxford; d. October 6, 1831
  • Oliver, b. February 19, 1763 at Oxford
  • Keziah, b. January 29, 1765 at Oxford; d. August 5, 1785
  • Sarah, b. November 30, 1767 at Oxford; d. November 17, 1784
  • Hannah, b. March 18, 1772 at Belchertown, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts; d. October 13, 1786

Keziah died on April 22, 1790 at Belchertown, outliving two of her children but leaving her husband a widower.

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Keziah Towne's Timeline

1729
May 25, 1729
Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts
1755
August 26, 1755
Age 26
Oxford, Mass
1757
November 18, 1757
Age 28
Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts
1760
November 8, 1760
Age 31
Oxford, Mass
1763
February 18, 1763
Age 33
Oxford, Mass
1765
January 29, 1765
Age 35
Oxford, Mass
1767
November 30, 1767
Age 38
Oxford, Mass
1772
March 18, 1772
Age 42
Belcherstown, Mass
1790
April 22, 1790
Age 60
Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts