Towne, William

Towne, William

Male 1599 - 1673  (74 years)

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  • Name Towne, William 
    Born 18 Mar 1599  St. Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 21 May 1603  Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jun 1673  Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4028  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2018 

    Father Towne, Richard,   b. 12 Dec 1569, Haydor, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Denton, Ann,   b. Abt 1569, Haydor, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 16 Feb 1589  Haydor, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Blessing, Joanna (Jone),   b. 1599, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1682, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1620  St. Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Towne, Rebecca  [natural]
     2. Towne, John  [natural]
     3. Towne, Edmund  [natural]
     4. Towne, Jacob  [natural]
     5. Towne, Mary  [natural]
     6. Towne, Joseph  [natural]
     7. Towne, Sarah  [natural]
     8. Towne, Susanna,   b. Bef 20 Oct 1625,   d. 1678, Bay Colony, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F1624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Mar 1599 - St. Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 21 May 1603 - Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Mar 1620 - St. Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jun 1673 - Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Rebecca Towne Nurse
    Rebecca Towne Nurse
    Rebecca Towne Nurse Homestead
    Rebecca Towne Nurse Homestead
    Rebecca Towne Nurse Memorial
    Rebecca Towne Nurse Memorial
    Witch Trials
    Witch Trials
    William Towne References.rtf
    William Towne References.rtf

  • Notes 


    • William and his wife Joanna deeded land to son Joseph in 1663, when he
      was about to marry Phebe, daughter of Thomas Perkins.

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      There are conflicting/alternate dates listed by these sources, with no resolution:

      NEGHR: Chr. at St. Nicholas Church, Great Yarmouth, Nor., Eng.18 Mar 1598/90. NEHGR v.21, p. 16. Towne Genealogy, p. 21, TowneFamily, p. 14, 18-20. "About Towne" v. III, #3, p.57. "Ancestry of Sarah Johnson" by Walter Goodwin Davis, p. 37-43.

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      Administratation granted 24:4:1673 to Johana Towne on the estate of Wm Towne, her late husband, and she was to bring in an inventory to the next Ipswich court.

      Salem Quarterly Court Records 5:66

      Petition for settlement of a small estate left the undersigned by their father, who died ten years ago leaving no will, but left his estatein the
      hands of their mother who was appointed admininistratrix and the estate remained unsettled until her death, and now they desire that the following division may be allowed: the land to be divided equally to his three sons, Edmund, Jacob, and Joseph and the moveables equally to the three daughters, Rebecka, Mary and Sarah; also the three brothers to pay all debts now due and what charges shall after arise in settlement of the estate to be equally borne by all six.

      Adted Jan 17, 1682. Signed by Mary (her mark) Towne relict ofEdmond, Jacob Towne, Josep (his mark) Towne, Francis (his mark) Nurs with theconsent of Rebeka, Mary (her mark) Esty, formerly Mary Towne, Sarah (her mark)Bridges.

      Witness:

      John How, John Pritchet
      Allowed by the court at Ipswich April 10, 1683
      Ipswich Deeds, vol4, page 515