Rebecca Towne

8 February 1699–before 1788 (Age 88)
Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Rebecca

When Rebecca Towne was born on 8 February 1699, in Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Samuel Towne, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Knight, was 23. She married Stephen Johnson on 2 December 1730, in Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died before 1788, at the age of 87.

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Joshua Towne
Rebecca Towne
Marriage: 7 August 1739
Phebe Towne

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 August 1739Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children


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    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Town .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (6)

    • Rebecca in entry for Ruth Johnson, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Rebeckah Towne, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
    • Rebeckah Towne, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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