Benjamin Towne became a wealthy man, and served as town clerk, selectman and assessor of Topsfield. Was married 4 times, beginning with Catherine Towne (her maiden name).


Biography

Benjamin Towne was born 10 May 1691 in Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States to Joseph Towne (1661-1717) and Amye Smith (1668-1756) and died 11 February 1772 Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Towne (1689-1722) 1 April 1713 in Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married Susanna Wildes (1697-1736) 12 April 1722 in Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married Mary Perkins (c1695-1760) 2 May 1738 in Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts. He married Mary Clark (1740-1782) 15 April 1761 in Topsfield, Essex County, Massachusetts.




Children



Offspring of Benjamin Towne and Catherine Towne (1689-1722)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Catherrine Towne (1716-1761)
Joseph Towne (1718-)



Offspring of Benjamin Towne and Susanna Wildes (1697-1736)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Benjamin Towne (1723-1784)
Ephraim Towne (1725-1793)
Joseph Towne (1727-1789)
Jacob Towne (1727-1807)
James Towne (1728-1828)
Eli Towne (1731-1800)
Susanna Towne (1733-)
Ezra Towne (1736-1795)
Edmund Towne (1736-1813)
Elijah Towne (1736-1814)









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