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Sarah Towne (Gary)

Birthplace: Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut
Death: Died in Oxford, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Gary and Susanna Gary
Wife of David Towne
Mother of Cpl. David Towne and Susannah Towne
Sister of William Gary; John Gary; Joseph Gary; Susanna Gary; Elizabeth Gary and 2 others

Managed by: Scott David Hibbard
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About Sarah Towne

Sarah (Gary) Towne was born on January 12, 1700/1 in Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut. She was the second child and first daughter of William Gary, a wealthy farmer and landowner, and his wife Susanna.

On April 21, 1733, Sarah married David Towne in Killingly, Windham County, Connecticut. She was his second wife; even though she was in her thirties, no prior marriage for her is recorded. With David, Sarah had two children:

  • 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

Sarah died in Oxford, Massachusetts on June 24, 1737. David married twice again after her death.


  • 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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Sarah Towne's Timeline

January 12, 1700
Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut
July 15, 1734
Age 34
Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts
August 30, 1736
Age 36
June 24, 1737
Age 37
Oxford, Massachusetts