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Descendants of John Towne

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  JOHN1 TOWNE was born Abt. 1570 in Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England. He married (1) ELIZABETH CLARKE 20 September 1597 in Blundeston, Fixton Parish, co Suffolk, England, daughter of JOHN CLARKE and ROSE FENNE.  She was born 19 August 1571 in Blundeston, Fixton Parish, co Suffolk, England, and died Abt. 1629 in Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England.  He married (2) MARGARET WALDEN 01 September 1600 in Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England. She was born Abt. 1570.

       

Children of JOHN TOWNE and ELIZABETH CLARKE are:

                   i.    ARTHUR2 TOWNE, b. 28 August 1597, Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England.

2.               ii.    WILLIAM TOWNE, b. 18 March 1598/99, Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England; d. Abt. 1672, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  WILLIAM2 TOWNE (JOHN1) was born 18 March 1598/99 in Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England, and died Abt. 1672 in Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.  He married JOANNA BLESSING 25 April 1620 in Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England, daughter of WILLIAM BLESSING.  She was born 22 June 1595 in Caister-on-the Sea, Norfolk, England, and died Abt. 1682 in Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

       

Children of WILLIAM TOWNE and JOANNA BLESSING are:

                   i.    REBECCA3 TOWNE, b. 21 February 1620/21, Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England; d. 19 July 1692, Salem, Essex Co., MA; m. FRANCIS NOURSE/NURSE, Abt. 1645; b. Abt. 1621, Salem, Essex Co., MA; d. 22 November 1695, Salem, Essex Co., MA.

                  ii.    JOHN TOWNE, b. 16 February 1622/23, Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England.

                 iii.    SUSANNA TOWNE, b. 20 October 1625, Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England.

3.              iv.    SGT. EDMUND TOWNE, b. 28 June 1628, Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England; d. Abt. 1678.

4.               v.    JACOB TOWNE, SR., b. 11 March 1631/32, Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England; d. 27 November 1704, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

                 vi.    MARY TOWNE, b. 24 August 1634, Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England; d. 22 September 1692, Salem, Essex Co., MA; m. ISAAC ESTEY, Bef. 1656; b. 17 November 1627, Freston, England; d. Abt. 1712, Salem, Essex Co., MA.

                vii.    JOSEPH TOWNE, b. Abt. 1639, Salem, Essex Co., MA; d. Abt. 1713, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; m. PHOEBE PERKINS, Abt. 1665, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; b. Abt. 1644, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. Aft. 1680, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

               viii.    SARAH TOWNE, b. Abt. 1642, Salem, Essex Co., MA; d. Abt. 1704, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA; m. (1) SGT. EDMUND BRIDGES, JR., 11 January 1659/60; b. Abt. 1637; d. 24 June 1682, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; m. (2) PETER CLOYES, Abt. 1682; b. 27 May 1640, Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA; d. 18 July 1708.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  SGT. EDMUND3 TOWNE (WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born 28 June 1628 in Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England, and died Abt. 1678.  He married MARY BROWNING Abt. 1652, daughter of THOMAS BROWNING.  She was born Bef. 07 January 1637/38 in Salem, Essex Co., MA, and died Abt. 1717.

       

Child of EDMUND TOWNE and MARY BROWNING is:

                   i.    SAMUEL4 TOWNE, b. 11 February 1672/73, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 22 March 1713/14, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; m. ELIZABETH KNIGHT, 20 October 1696, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; b. 25 January 1676/77, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 17 May 1752, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

 

 

4.  JACOB3 TOWNE, SR. (WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born 11 March 1631/32 in Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England, and died 27 November 1704 in Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.  He married KATHERINE SYMONDS 26 June 1657 in Salem, Essex Co., MA, daughter of JOHN SYMONDS and RUTH FOXE.  She was born Bef. 18 April 1630 in Great Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, England, and died Aft. 1704 in Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

       

Children of JACOB TOWNE and KATHERINE SYMONDS are:

                   i.    JOHN4 TOWNE, b. 02 April 1658, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. Bef. 20 August 1740, Oxford, Worcester Co., MA; m. MARY SMITH, 01 February 1679/80, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; b. 28 October 1658, Ipswich, Essex Co., MA.

                  ii.    JACOB TOWNE, JR., b. 13 February 1658/59, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 04 October 1741, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; m. PHEBE SMITH, 24 June 1684, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; b. 26 August 1661, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 14 January 1739/40, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

5.              iii.    KATHERINE TOWNE, b. 25 February 1661/62, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 02 July 1714, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

                 iv.    DELIVERENCE TOWNE, b. 05 August 1664, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 16 May 1705, Boxford, Essex Co., MA; m. JOHN STILES, 24 November 1684, Boxford, Essex Co., MA; b. 30 January 1660/61.

                  v.    RUTH TOWNE, b. 05 August 1664, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 01 August 1739, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

                 vi.    EDMUND TOWNE, b. 21 July 1666, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 25 December 1736, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

5.  KATHERINE4 TOWNE (JACOB3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born 25 February 1661/62 in Topsfield, Essex Co., MA, and died 02 July 1714 in Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.  She married ELISHA PERKINS, SR. 23 February 1679/80 in Topsfield, Essex Co., MA, son of THOMAS PERKINS and PHOEBE GOULD.  He was born Abt. 1656 in Topsfield, Essex Co., MA, and died 18 February 1740/41 in Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

       

Children of KATHERINE TOWNE and ELISHA PERKINS are:

                   i.    ENSIGN THOMAS5 PERKINS, b. 15 October 1681, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. Abt. 1761, Kennebunkport, York Co., ME; m. MARY WILDES, 26 November 1719, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; b. 13 March 1691/92, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 01 April 1742, Arundel, York Co., ME.

                  ii.    ELISHA PERKINS, JR., b. 27 May 1683, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 24 December 1704, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

                 iii.    JOHN PERKINS IV, b. 02 August 1685, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 22 June 1750, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; m. MARY EASTY/ESTIE, 10 September 1713, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; b. 15 February 1690/91, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 18 November 1781, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

                 iv.    KATHERINE PERKINS, b. 03 February 1687/88, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 02 July 1714, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

                  v.    PHOEBE PERKINS, b. 10 August 1690, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 30 September 1765, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; m. CAPT. JOHN WILDES, Abt. 1714, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; b. 25 June 1690, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 27 September 1750, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

                 vi.    JACOB PERKINS, SR., b. Bef. 13 November 1692, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 18 November 1758, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; m. HANNAH BOREMAN, 05 December 1721, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; b. 16 August 1703, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 27 April 1783, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

                vii.    RUTH PERKINS, b. 10 May 1695, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 09 June 1695, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

               viii.    MARY PERKINS, b. 30 March 1699, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 12 November 1737, Reading, Middlesex, MA; m. JOHN SWAIN, 01 December 1720, Ipswich, Essex Co., MA; b. 05 August 1698, Reading, Middlesex, MA; d. 12 January 1774, Reading, Middlesex, MA.

                 ix.    JOSEPH PERKINS, b. 10 May 1702, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA; d. 28 July 1777, Methuen, Essex Co., MA; m. MERCY ROBINSON, 30 November 1727, Salem, Essex Co., MA; b. 26 July 1707, Topsfield, Essex Co., MA.

 

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