Deacon John Town

Male 1658 - 1740  (81 years)


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  • Born 2 Apr 1658  Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Offices Held 5 Aug 1700  Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was elected a Selectman at the town's first Town Meeting. 
    Will 24 Nov 1704  [2
    He was mentioned in his father's will. 
    Residence 1708  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Moved to 1713  Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    They moved from Framingham. 
    Offices Held 1714  Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    At the first Town Meeting of Oxford, he was chosen a Selectman, and later served in many positions in Oxford. He was also one of the four who started the church there and its first Deacon 
    Died 1740  Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I582  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2018 

    Father Jacob Towne,   c. 11 Mar 1632, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1704, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Smith,   b. 28 Oct 1658, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 2 Feb 1680  Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Mary Town,   b. 23 Jun 1681, Topsfield, Washington County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar
     2. John Town,   b. 25 Nov 1682, Topsfield, Washington County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1683, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Israel Town,   b. 18 Nov 1684, Topsfield, Washington County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1771, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. Esther Town,   b. 13 Dec 1686, Topsfield, Washington County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1744, Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. Ephraim Town,   c. 22 Apr 1688, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jonathan Town,   b. 11 Mar 1691, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1771, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. David Town,   b. 22 Oct 1693, Topsfield, Washington County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1781, Belchertown, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +8. Samuel Town,   b. 25 Jan 1695, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1760, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     9. Edmund Town,   b. 7 May 1699, Topsfield, Washington County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1745, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     10. John Town,   b. 31 May 1702, Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Apr 1658 - Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Feb 1680 - Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was elected a Selectman at the town's first Town Meeting. - 5 Aug 1700 - Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1708 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - They moved from Framingham. - 1713 - Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - At the first Town Meeting of Oxford, he was chosen a Selectman, and later served in many positions in Oxford. He was also one of the four who started the church there and its first Deacon - 1714 - Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1740 - Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S661] Daniels, George F. History of the Town of Oxford, Massachusetts, (Oxford, Massachusetts: by the author, 1892).

    2. [S653] Davis, Walter Goodwin. Massachusetts and Maine Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis volume III, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1995).



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