Descendants of William Towne

 

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM2 TOWNE (JOHN1) was born March 18, 1598 in Greater Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, and died 1672 in Topsfield, MA. He married JOANNA BLESSING April 25, 1620 in St. Nicholas Church, Yarmouth England, daughter of JOHN BLYSSYNGE and JOAN PREASTE. She was born 1594 in Greater Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, and died June 22, 1674 in Topsfield, MA.

Children of WILLIAM TOWNE and JOANNA BLESSING are:

2. i. JACOB3 TOWNE, b. March 11, 1631, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England; d. November 22, 1704, Topsfield, MA.

3. ii. JOSEPH TOWNE, b. September 03, 1639, Salem, MA; d. 1713, Topsfield, MA.

4. iii. MARY TOWNE, b. August 24, 1634, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England; d. September 22, 1692, Gallows Hill, Salem, MA.

5. iv. REBECCA TOWNE, b. February 1620, England; d. July 19, 1692, Gallows Hill, Salem, MA.

v. SARAH TOWNE, d. 1703; m. PETER CLOYCE.

vi. JOHN TOWNE, b. February 16, 1623, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England; m. PHEBE LAWSON.

vii. SUSANNAH TOWNE, b. 1625, Greater Yarmouth, England; d. 1678; m. THOMAS HAYWARD; b. January 01, 1600, Aylesford, England; d. April 15, 1686, Bridgewater, MA.

6. viii. EDMUND TOWNE, b. June 28, 1628, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England; d. May 03, 1678, Topsfield, MA.

 

Generation No. 2

2. JACOB3 TOWNE (WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born March 11, 1631 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, and died November 22, 1704 in Topsfield, MA. He married KATHERINE SYMONDS.

Children of JACOB TOWNE and KATHERINE SYMONDS are:

7. i. CATHERINE4 TOWNE, b. February 25, 1662; d. July 02, 1714, Topsfield, MA.

8. ii. JOHN TOWNE, b. April 02, 1658, Sutton, MA; d. November 27, 1740, Oxford, MA.

iii. JACOB TOWNE, b. February 02, 1659, Topsfield, MA; d. October 04, 1741, Topsfield, MA.

iv. RUTH TOWNE, b. August 05, 1664, Topsfield, MA; d. August 01, 1739, Topsfield, MA; m. JOHN STILES.

v. DELIVERANCE TOWNE, b. August 05, 1665, Topsfield, MA; d. May 16, 1705, Boxford, MA.

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

 

3. JOSEPH3 TOWNE (WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born September 03, 1639 in Salem, MA, and died 1713 in Topsfield, MA. He married PHEBE PERKINS 1665 in Topsfield, MA, daughter of THOMAS PERKINS and PHEOBE GOULD. She was born 1644, and died Aft. 1680.

Children of JOSEPH TOWNE and PHEBE PERKINS are:

i. PHEBE4 TOWNE, b. May 04, 1666, Topsfield, MA; m. ? NEWHALL.

ii. JOANNA TOWNE, b. January 22, 1667, Topsfield, MA; d. Bef. 1768, Sutton, MA; m. THOMAS NICHOLS.

iii. MARY TOWNE, b. March 27, 1670, Topsfield, MA; d. Bef. 1770.

iv. SUSANNAH TOWNE, b. December 24, 1671, Topsfield, MA; d. September 13, 1776, Topsfield, MA; m. JOHN CUMMINGS, January 23, 1687, Topsfield, MA.

v. SARAH TOWNE, b. December 30, 1675, Topsfield, MA; d. November 01, 1760, Topsfield, MA.

vi. JOHN TOWNE, b. February 20, 1677, Topsfield, MA; d. March 28, 1714, Topsfield, MA.

vii. MARTHA TOWNE, b. May 19, 1680, Topsfield, MA; m. ISAAC LARABE, June 30, 1715.

 

4. MARY3 TOWNE (WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born August 24, 1634 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, and died September 22, 1692 in Gallows Hill, Salem, MA. She married ISAAC ESTEY 1655 in Topsfield, MA. He was born November 27, 1627 in Fenton Parish, England, and died June 11, 1712 in Salem, MA.

Children of MARY TOWNE and ISAAC ESTEY are:

i. JOSEPH4 ESTEY, b. February 05, 1657, Topsfield, MA; d. October 25, 1739, Stoughton, MA.

ii. SARAH ESTEY, b. June 30, 1660, Topsfield, MA; d. June 29, 1749, Topsfield, MA.

iii. JOHN ESTEY, b. January 02, 1660, Topsfield, MA.

9. iv. ISAAC ESTEY, b. 1662, Topsfield, MA; d. 1714, Topsfield, MA.

v. HANNAH ESTEY, b. 1667, Topsfield, MA.

vi. BENJAMIN ESTEY, b. April 29, 1669, Topsfield, MA.

vii. SAMUEL ESTEY, b. March 25, 1672, Topsfield, MA.

viii. JACOB ESTEY, b. January 24, 1673, Topsfield, MA.

ix. JOSHUA ESTEY, b. July 02, 1678, Topsfield, MA; m. ABIGAIL STANLEY; b. August 06, 1688, Topsfield, MA.

x. JEFFREY ESTEY, b. Abt. 1680.

xi. MARY ESTEY.

xii. ABIGAIL ESTEY.

 

5. REBECCA3 TOWNE (WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born February 1620 in England, and died July 19, 1692 in Gallows Hill, Salem, MA. She married FRANCIS NURSE. He was born January 08, 1617 in Greater Yarmouth, England, and died November 22, 1695 in Danvers, MA.

Children of REBECCA TOWNE and FRANCIS NURSE are:

i. JOHN4 NURSE, b. 1645, Salem, MA; d. December 01, 1719, Salem, MA.

ii. REBECCA NURSE, b. 1647, Salem, MA; d. 1719, Salem, MA.

iii. SARAH NURSE, b. 1648, Marblehead, MA.

iv. MARY NURSE, b. 1655, Salem, MA; d. June 28, 1749, Salem, MA.

v. ELIZABETH NURSE, b. January 09, 1656, Salem, MA; d. 1735, Redding, CT.

vi. FRANCIS NURSE, b. February 03, 1659, Salem, MA; d. February 05, 1715, Reading, MA.

vii. BENJAMIN NURSE, b. January 26, 1664, Salem, MA; d. 1748, Framingham, MA.

 

6. EDMUND3 TOWNE (WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born June 28, 1628 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, and died May 03, 1678 in Topsfield, MA. He married MARY BROWNING 1652 in Topsfield, MA. She was born November 07, 1637 in Salem, MA, and died December 16, 1717 in Topsfield, MA.

Children of EDMUND TOWNE and MARY BROWNING are:

i. MARY4 TOWNE, b. 1653, Salem, MA; d. March 05, 1730, Salem, MA; m. JOHN PRITCHARD.

ii. SARAH TOWNE, b. 1657; d. 1730; m. JOHN HOWE, 1686.

iii. WILLIAM TOWNE, b. 1658, Topsfield, MA; d. 1749, Topsfield, MA; m. MARGARET WILLARD; d. 1761, Topsfield, MA.

iv. JOSEPH TOWNE, b. 1661, Topsfield, MA; d. 1717, Topsfield, MA; m. AMY SMITH.

v. ABIGAIL TOWNE, b. 1664, Ipswich, MA; d. 1711, Ipswich, MA; m. (1) JACOB PEABODY; m. (2) THOMAS PERLY.

vi. BENJAMIN TOWNE, b. 1666, Topsfield, MA; d. 1678, Topsfield, MA.

vii. REBECCA TOWNE, b. 1668; d. Aft. 1702; m. (1) PHILIP KNIGHT; m. (2) JOSEPH HUTCHINSON.

viii. ELIZABETH TOWNE, b. 1669; d. 1726; m. THOMAS WILKINS.

10. ix. SAMUEL TOWNE, b. 1672; d. 1714.

x. THOMAS TOWNE, b. 1655; d. 1720.

 

Generation No. 3

7. CATHERINE4 TOWNE (JACOB3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born February 25, 1662, and died July 02, 1714 in Topsfield, MA. She married ELIJAH PERKINS February 23, 1680 in Topsfield, son of THOMAS PERKINS and PHEOBE GOULD. He was born 1656 in Salisbury, MA, and died February 18, 1741 in Topsfield, MA.

Children of CATHERINE TOWNE and ELIJAH PERKINS are:

i. THOMAS5 PERKINS, b. October 15, 1681, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. 1761, Kennebunkport, York County, Maine.

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

iii. JOHN PERKINS, b. August 12, 1685, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. June 22, 1750, Topsfield, Essex, Ma; m. MARY ESTEY, September 10, 1713, Topsfield, MA; b. February 15, 1690.

iv. KATHERINE PERKINS, b. February 03, 1688, Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts; d. July 02, 1714.

v. PHEBE PERKINS, b. August 10, 1690, Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts; d. September 30, 1765.

vi. JACOB PERKINS, b. November 13, 1692, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. November 18, 1758, Topsfield, Essex, Ma.

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

viii. MARY PERKINS, b. March 30, 1699, Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts.

11. ix. JOSEPH PERKINS, b. May 10, 1702, Topsfield, MA; d. July 22, 1777, Methuen, MA.

 

8. JOHN4 TOWNE (JACOB3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born April 02, 1658 in Sutton, MA, and died November 27, 1740 in Oxford, MA.

Child of JOHN TOWNE is:

i. EDMUND5 TOWNE, b. May 07, 1699, Oxford, MA; d. May 27, 1745, Sutton, MA; m. ELIZABETH GOULD.

 

9. ISAAC4 ESTEY (MARY3 TOWNE, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born 1662 in Topsfield, MA, and died 1714 in Topsfield, MA.

Child of ISAAC ESTEY is:

i. MARY5 ESTEY, b. February 15, 1690; m. JOHN PERKINS, September 10, 1713, Topsfield, MA; b. August 12, 1685, Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. June 22, 1750, Topsfield, Essex, Ma.

 

10. SAMUEL4 TOWNE (EDMUND3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born 1672, and died 1714. He married ELIZABETH KNIGHT October 28, 1696 in Topsfield, MA.

Child of SAMUEL TOWNE and ELIZABETH KNIGHT is:

i. ELIZABETH5 TOWNE, b. 1697.

 

Generation No. 4

11. JOSEPH5 PERKINS (CATHERINE4 TOWNE, JACOB3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born May 10, 1702 in Topsfield, MA, and died July 22, 1777 in Methuen, MA. He married MERCY ROBINSON November 30, 1727 in Salem, MA. She was born July 26, 1707 in Topsfield, MA.

Children of JOSEPH PERKINS and MERCY ROBINSON are:

i. DORCAS6 PERKINS, b. August 24, 1728, Salem, MA.

ii. MERCY PERKINS, b. December 06, 1730, Salem, MA.

12. iii. CAPTAIN ICHABOD PERKINS, b. November 1732, Topsfield, MA; d. July 27, 1816, Wendell, NH.

iv. MAY PERKINS, b. April 12, 1735, Topsfield, MA.

v. UNICE PERKINS, b. March 03, 1738, Topsfield, MA.

vi. HULDAH PERKINS, b. April 01, 1741, Topsfield, MA.

vii. JOSEPH PERKINS, b. July 16, 1744, Topsfield, MA; d. January 28, 1821, Jaffrey, NH.

viii. ELISHA PERKINS, b. May 20, 1746, Topsfield, MA.

 

Generation No. 5

12. CAPTAIN ICHABOD6 PERKINS (JOSEPH5, CATHERINE4 TOWNE, JACOB3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born November 1732 in Topsfield, MA, and died July 27, 1816 in Wendell, NH. He married (1) DEOBRAH GAGE, daughter of WILLIAM GAGE and DEOBRAH SWAN. She was born May 19, 1739 in Methuen, MA, and died July 17, 1810 in Wendell, NH. He married (2) SARAH WHITTIER April 06, 1763 in Methuen, MA, daughter of THOMAS WHITTIER and MARY EATON. She was born February 11, 1734 in Methuen, MA, and died August 14, 1783 in Methuen, MA.

Children of ICHABOD PERKINS and SARAH WHITTIER are:

i. WHITTIER7 PERKINS, b. 1763; d. August 16, 1813, Wendell, NH.

13. ii. SARAH PERKINS, b. September 09, 1768, Methuen, MA; d. May 22, 1813, Dunstable, MA.

 

Generation No. 6

13. SARAH7 PERKINS (ICHABOD6, JOSEPH5, CATHERINE4 TOWNE, JACOB3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born September 09, 1768 in Methuen, MA, and died May 22, 1813 in Dunstable, MA. She married PETER BLOOD February 14, 1790 in Sunapee, NH, son of JAMES BLOOD and MARY GILSON. He was born August 26, 1755 in Groton, MA, and died January 07, 1832 in Dunstable, MA.

Children of SARAH PERKINS and PETER BLOOD are:

i. SARAH8 BLOOD, b. March 17, 1791; d. 1872; m. (1) DAVID JEWETT; m. (2) ISAAC SAUNDERSEN.

ii. JESSE BLOOD, b. January 13, 1793, Groton, MA; d. September 02, 1821, Dunstable, MA; m. SARAH JOHNSON, July 23, 1816, Groton, MA; d. November 20, 1873.

iii. JAMES BLOOD, b. February 03, 1795, Dunstable, MA; d. June 02, 1834, Dunstable, MA; m. MARY JONES, May 04, 1820, Dunstable, MA.

iv. LEVI BLOOD, b. October 30, 1797, Dunstable, MA; d. June 11, 1843, Dunstable, MA; m. ADAH BLOOD, June 03, 1824, Dunstable, MA.

v. LUTHER BLOOD, b. February 03, 1801, Dunstable, MA; d. March 22, 1834, Dunstable, MA; m. ABIGAIL HEWES, November 03, 1832, Pepperell, MA.

vi. SUSAN BLOOD, b. October 04, 1804, Dunstable, MA; m. MOSES SIMMONS, May 08, 1823, Dunstable, MA.

vii. ELI UPTON BLOOD, b. April 24, 1808, Dunstable, MA; d. February 25, 1848, Dunstable, MA; m. ELIZABETH JEWETT BLOOD, January 16, 1834, Dunstable, MA; b. May 29, 1809, Dunstable, MA; d. March 16, 1865, Dunstable, MA.

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