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Abigail Towne (Stanley)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
Death: September 01, 1746 (58)
Topsfield, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Stanley and Johanna Stanley
Wife of John Towne and John Towne
Mother of Bartholomew Towne; Jonathan Towne; Abigail Towne; Kathrine Towne and John Towne
Sister of Captain Samuel Stanley; Jacob Stanley; Thomas Stanley; Joseph Stanley, I; Sarah Stanley and 11 others

Managed by: Andrea Bernadette Twiss-Brooks
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About Abigail Towne

Her husband's mother was accused witch, Mary Estey. She was hung for witchcraft in 1692. Read her bio for further info.


She had 2 husbands named John Towne.

http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~walkersj/genealogy/towne.htm

42. JOHN4 TOWNE (JOSEPH3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born February 20, 1677/78 in Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts and died March 28, 1714

He married ELIZABETH RAE January 1707/08 in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts. She died December 14, 1711 Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts.

He married ABIGAIL STANLEY July 12, 1712 Their child:

  • 154. i. BARTHOLOMEW5 TOWNE, b. April 04, 1713, Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts; d. May 09, 1783, Sutton, Worcester Co., Massachusetts - age about 66.

http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~walkersj/genealogy/towne.htm

JOHN5 TOWNE (JACOB4, JACOB3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1)3456,3457,3458 was born February 02, 1685/86 of Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts3459,3459,3460,3461. He married ABIGAIL STANLEY 3462,3463,3464 May 11, 1715 in Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts3464. Aft. 1692, removed to Salem End Colony of Framingham, Massachusetts. March 03, 1700/01, Fram. on comm. to choose preacher and build his house. 1st to locate near village center from Essex Co. Town offices: selectman 1700, 1709, 1712.

Children of JOHN TOWNE and ABIGAIL STANLEY are:

  • 254. i. SAMUEL6 TOWNE, b. 1717, Topsfield, Essex, Mass.; d. November 1778.
  • 255. ii. JONATHAN TOWNE, b. May 25, 1719, Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts; d. October 01, 1778, Greenwich, Massachusetts.
  • iii. ABIGAIL TOWNE3477,3478,3479, b. September 29, 1721, Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts; m. JOHN SIBLEY3484,3485, August 28, 1740, Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts.
  • iv. CATHERINE TOWNE3488,3489, b. December 14, 1725.
  • 256. v. JOHN TOWNE, b. December 05, 1729, Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts; d. January 09, 1820.

References

Children born of her second marriage: (Per Topsfield VR)

  • (Town) Jonathan, s. John and Abigail, May 25, 1719.
  • (Town) Abigail, d. John and Abigail, Sept. 29, 1721. died Dec. 8, 1739.
  • (Towne) Kathrine, d. John and Abigail, Dec. 14, 1725.
  • (Towne) John, s. John and Abigail, Dec. 5, 1729.
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Abigail Towne's Timeline

1688
August 6, 1688
Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
August 6, 1688
Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts
1713
April 4, 1713
Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts
1719
May 25, 1719
Topsfield, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America
1721
September 29, 1721
Topsfield, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America
1725
December 14, 1725
Topsfield, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America
1729
December 5, 1729
Topsfield, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial AMerica
1746
September 1, 1746
Age 58
Topsfield, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts Bay, Colonial America