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Thomas Towne
Birth: Feb. 8, 1743
Topsfield
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 28, 1824
Dover-Foxcroft
Piscataquis County
Maine, USA

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
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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

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
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elisha Towne (1708 - 1791)
  Mercy Foster Towne (1711 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Burton Towne (1749 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Moses Towne (____ - 1845)*
  David B. Towne (1775 - 1852)*
  Eli Towne (1776 - 1852)*
  Abel P. Towne (1779 - 1860)*
  Francis Paine Towne (1784 - 1802)*
  Abigail Harvey Towne Fletcher (1785 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Dover Cemetery
Dover-Foxcroft
Piscataquis County
Maine, USA
 
Maintained by: Paula Towne McRonald
Originally Created by: DWalt & Patti
Record added: Jul 02, 2009
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Thomas Towne
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 Added: Jan. 8, 2012
 
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