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David Towne

Birthplace: Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Towne and Mary Towne
Husband of Mercy Towne; Sarah Towne; Priscilla Towne and Margaret Towne
Father of Francis Towne; Hannah Towne; Deliverance Towne; Cpl. David Towne and Susannah Towne
Brother of Mary Towne; Israel Town; Ephraim Town; Jonathan Towne; Esther Town and 3 others

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About David Towne

David Towne was born in Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts in 1693 to John and Mary (Smith) Towne.

His first wife was Mercy Barton. With Mercy, David had:

  • Francis Towne: b. March 7, 1719 - d. December 21, 1729
  • Hannah Towne: b. September 1, 1720
  • Deliverance Towne: b. July 1726

On April 21, 1733, David married Sarah Gary in Killingly, Windham County, Connecticut. With Sarah, David had:

  • David Towne: b. July 15, 1734 in Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts - d. January 1792 in Hebron, Washington County, New York
  • Susannah Towne: b. August 30, 1736 - d. April 9, 1737

David's third wife was Priscilla Hovey, who died in 1741 in Oxford. His fourth and final wife was Margaret Manning.

David died on December 20, 1781 in Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.


  • Bowen, Clarence Winthrop. The History of Woodstock, Connecticut. Norwood, Mass.: Plimpton Press, 1943.
  • Brainerd, Lawrence. Gary Genealogy: The Descendants of Arthur Gary of Roxbury, Massachusetts. Boston: T. R. Marvin & Son, 1918.
  • New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1867, vol. xxi.
  • Towne, Edwin Eugene. The Descendants of William Towne. Newtonville, Mass.: By the author, 1901.
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David Towne's Timeline

October 22, 1693
Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts
March 7, 1719
Age 25
September 1, 1720
Age 26
July 1726
Age 32
July 15, 1734
Age 40
Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts
August 30, 1736
Age 42
December 20, 1781
Age 88
Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts