Mary Browning Towne

Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 16 Dec 1717 (aged 80)
Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial
Memorial ID 41587991 · View Source
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The daughter of THOMAS & MARY BROWNING, she was baptized on November 7, 1637 at the First Church of Salem in the Mass. Bay Colony. Vital records of Salem show that she was born on the same day.

She married EDMUND TOWNE on March 25, 1652 at Topsfield, Essex Co., Mass. where they settled.

Mary & her husband inherited from her father, half of his land and houses in Topsfield. She made her will on Feb. 1, 1709/10 in which she disposed of the this land in Topsfield from her father to her four sons -- Thomas, William, Joseph, and Samuel. She left personal prooperty to her five daughters -- Mary, Sarah, ABIGAIL, Rebecca and Elizabeth. Son, Joseph, who was appointed administrator, died before her death. Thomas & William Towne were appointed executors when her will was probated on Dec. 16, 1717.

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