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Margaret Towne (Holmes)

Also Known As: "Margaret", "Manning", "Town"
Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut
Death: February 6, 1778 (79)
Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Holmes and Hannah Holmes
Wife of David Towne and Deac. Timothy Manning
Mother of Hannah Manning (II)
Sister of Hannah Holmes; David Holmes, Sr.; John Holmes; Ebenezer Holmes; Elizabeth Holmes and 2 others

Managed by: Ashley Odell
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About Margaret Towne

Margaret (Holmes) Manning Towne was from Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut. She was born on March 16, 1698 to John and Hannah (Newell) Holmes.

Her first husband was Timothy Manning; she was his second wife. They married on March 20, 1738.

On October 4, 1742, she married her second husband, David Towne; she was his fourth and final wife.

She died in Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts on February 6, 1778.


  • 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.
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Margaret Towne's Timeline

March 16, 1698
Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut
February 22, 1734
Age 35
Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut
February 6, 1778
Age 79
Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts