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Jacob Towne

Birthplace: Topsfield, Essex, MA, USA
Death: Died in Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Towne and Catherine Towne
Husband of Phoebe Towne
Father of Gideon Towne; Ruth Towne; Jabez Towne; Abigail Towne; Catherine Towne and 5 others
Brother of John Towne; Catherine Knight Perkins; Ruth Styles; Deliverance Stiles and Edmund Towne

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About Jacob Towne

Jacob Towne Jr.1 b. 13 February 1659/60, d. 4 October 1741

    Jacob Towne Jr. was born on 13 February 1659/60 in Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts.2,3 He was the son of Jacob Towne and Catherine (or Katherine) Symonds.1 He married Phebe Smith, daughter of Robert Smith and Mary French, on 24 June 1684 in Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts.4,2 He died on 4 October 1741 in Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts, at age 81.4,3

    Jacob Towne Jr.  swore his oath of allegiance to the King on 18 December 1678 in Topsfield, Essex Co., Massachusetts.3 He was named in his father's will, dated 24 November 1704 and proved 1 January 1704/05, and was to receive the land where he was then living (about 49 acres) plus "one acre and sixty poles of meadow."1,2,5,3 On 11 September 1706 he bought his brother John's interest in their father's estate in Topsfield for £55.3 He was admitted to the church on 1 September 1717.1

Citations [S365] William B. Towne, "Notes and Memoranda Relating to Persons of the Name of Towne," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, October 1866, January 1867, July 1867. [S367] About Towne, Shirley Drury Patterson, "Symonds/Towne Connections," Vol. XIII, No. 3, Sep 1993, pp. 50,51. [S367] About Towne, Shirley Drury Patterson, "Andrew Elijah Towns of Calabogie, Ontario," Vol. XVI, No. 3, Sep 1996, pp. 44-48. [S388] Walter Goodwin Davis, The Ancestry of Lieut. Amos Towne, pp. 25-27. [S388] Walter Goodwin Davis, The Ancestry of Lieut. Amos Towne, pp. 4-6.

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Jacob Towne's Timeline

November 13, 1648
Topsfield, Essex, Mass
February 13, 1660
Topsfield, Essex, MA, USA
February 2, 1686
Age 25
Topsfield, Essex, Mass
December 10, 1687
Age 27
Topsfield, Essex, Mass
January 2, 1690
Age 29
Topsfield, Essex, Mass
Age 32
of Topsfield, Essex, Mass.
February 4, 1696
Age 35
Topsfield, Essex, Mass
March 25, 1698
Age 38
Topsfield, Essex, MA, USA
November 2, 1700
Age 40
Topsfield, Essex, Mass