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Thomas Towne

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: May 28, 1824 (81)
Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine, United States
Place of Burial: Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Elisha Towne and Mercy Towne
Husband of Elizabeth Towne and Sarah Towne
Father of Sarah Lund and Samuel Towne
Brother of Joseph Towne and Bartholomew Towne

Managed by: Richard Arthur Neary
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Immediate Family

About Thomas Towne

DAR Ancestor # A115526

PRIVATE, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Elizabeth Towne (daughter of Joseph Towne & Jemima Bixby) was his 1st wife.

Biography

From http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38989695

THOMAS TOWNE was born in Topsfield, Mass., 8 Feb 1742/43 (VR*) to Elisha and Mercy (FOSTER) TOWNE. .

He married abt 1770, SARAH BURTON, bp. 8 Oct 1749 in Middleton, Mass. (VR**), daughter of John and Abigail (PAINE) BURTON. He served in the Rev War in Capt. Benjamin Taylor's co. in the Winter Hill campaign, and also in Capt. Goss's co. at Bennington. He died 28 May 1824 in Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine.

Children:

i* . SARAH TOWNE, b. 1765, m. William LUND

  • ii. JOSEPH TOWNE, b. Feb 22, 1771.d. Apr 28, 1845, m. Mary AVERILL.
  • iii. THOMAS TOWNE, b. Jan 19, 1773, d. 8 Feb 1857, m. Mehitable HOADLEY
  • iv. ELI TOWNE, b. 10 Aug 1774, d. 21 Oct 1852, m. Betsey Scripture and Betsey Longly
  • v. DAVID BURTON TOWNE, b. 5 Oct, 1775, d. 30 Jan 1852, m. Joanna PIERCE.
  • vi. MOSES TOWNE, b. 22 Jun 1778, d. 3 Sep 1845
  • vii. ABEL P. TOWNE, b. 9 Sep 1779, d. 19 Feb 1860, m. Sarah ADKINSON
  • viii. SAMUEL TOWNE, b. 19 Jun 1782
  • ix. FRANCIS P. TOWNE, b. 7 May 1784
  • x. ABIGAIL TOWNE, b. 18 Jan 1786, d. 4 Mar 1854, m. Amos FLETCHER, of Hollis, N.H.
  • xi. BETSY OR ELIZA TOWNE, b, 30 Apr 1788m. 1st William RING, 2nd Joseph HOWARD
  • xii. SARAH TOWNE, b. 4 Mar 1790. m. Joshua BAILEY
  • xiii. MARY TOWNE, b. 4 Mar 1790. m. Thomas McCOLLEY


References

  • THE DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM TOWNE, Who Came To America On Or About 1630 And Settled In Salem, Mass., comiled by Edwin Eugene Towne (1900), page 88-89, page 52-53, GoogleBooks, Page 32-33. [https://books.google.com/books?id=5_QUAAAAYAAJ&q=Margaret+case#v=onepage&q=Jemima%20bixby&f=false GoogleBooks
  • HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF WILTON, HILLBOURGH COUNTY, NEW HAMPSHIRE, WITH A GENEALOGICAL REGISTER BY A.A. LIVERMORE AND S. PUTNAM, page 332, 516
  • Vital Records of Topsfield to end of year 1849, starting page 100
  • Vital records of Middleton, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, page 13, 73
  • DAR Patriot Index, Volume III, page 2720

GEDCOM Source

Family Data Collection - Individual Records Edmund West, comp. Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000. Birth year: 1743; Birth city: Toquerville; Birth state: MA

GEDCOM Source

Web: Maine, Find A Grave Index, 1700-2012 Ancestry.com Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.

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U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 Ancestry.com Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.

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1790 United States Federal Census Ancestry.com Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - First Census of the United States, 1790 (NARA microfilm publication M637, 12 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Gro Year: 1790; Census Place: Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; Series: M637; Roll: 5; Page: 293; Image: 178; Family History Library Film: 0568145

GEDCOM Source

Family Data Collection - Individual Records Edmund West, comp. Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000. Birth year: 1743; Birth city: Toquerville; Birth state: MA 1,4725::2592545

GEDCOM Source

Ancestry Family Trees Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com.

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Thomas Towne's Timeline

1743
February 8, 1743
Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1769
18, 1769
Age 25
Temple, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
1783
June 19, 1783
Age 40
1790
1790
Age 46
Lyndeborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
1824
May 28, 1824
Age 81
Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine, United States
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Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine, United States