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Ensign Jacob Towne

Male 1632 - 1704  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Jacob Towne 
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    Christened 11 Mar 1632  Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Freeman 1686  Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 1687 to 1704 
    Will 24 Nov 1704  Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 27 Nov 1704  Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Probate/Proved 1 Jan 1704/05 
    Inventory Abt Feb 1704/05  Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I581  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 

    Father William Towne,   c. 18 Mar 1598/99, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1673, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Joanna Blessing,   b. 1599/1600, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1682, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1620  Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Simonds,   c. 18 Apr 1630, Saint Nicholas Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 26 Jun 1657  Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Age at Marriage He was 25 years - She was 27 years 
    Children 
    +1. Deacon John Town,   b. 2 Apr 1658, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1740, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Jacob Towne,   b. 13 Feb 1660, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1741, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Catherine Towne,   b. 25 Feb 1662, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Deliverance Towne,   b. 5 Aug 1664, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1705  (Age 40 years)
     5. Ruth Towne,   b. 5 Aug 1664, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1739  (Age 74 years)
     6. Edmund Towne,   b. 21 Jul 1666, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1736  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Phebe French 
    Married 1684 
    Age at Marriage He was 51 years - She was ?? 
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F584  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 2ed Marriage: He mentions his first wife, Catherine, in his will 20 years after this supposed marriage.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 11 Mar 1632 - Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1657 - Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 1686 - Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his wife, Catherine, and his children: John, Jacob, Edmund, Catherine, Deliverance, and Ruth. - 24 Nov 1704 - Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Nov 1704 - Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - The inventory of his estate was valued at £196 2/6. - Abt Feb 1704/05 - Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S661] Daniels, George F. History of the Town of Oxford, Massachusetts, (Oxford, Massachusetts: by the author, 1892), Secondary Source.

    2. [S653] Davis, Walter Goodwin. Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis volume III, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1996), Secondary Source.