James Towne

22 September 1786–23 August 1870 (Age 83)
Londonderry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of James

When James Towne was born on 22 September 1786, in Londonderry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Moses Towne, was 29 and his mother, Charlotte Underwood, was 22. He married Elizabeth Anderson on 9 February 1815. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Windham, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 August 1870, in Londonderry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 83.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Towne
1786–1870
Elizabeth Anderson
1789–1875
Marriage: 9 February 1815
Moses Marsh Towns
1816–1857
Cyrus W Towne
1818–1880
Sarah Ann Towns
1821–1847
Jesse Anderson Towne
1824–1896
James Perkins Towns
1830–1897

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 February 1815
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 2

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land
1808

Age 22

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a village, as opposed to an outlying farm or hamlet, from Middle English toun (Old English tūn, which originally meant ‘fence’ and then ‘enclosure’, although the sense ‘settlement, village’ was already firmly established in the Old English period).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James N Towns, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James N Towns, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James W. Towns in entry for James P. Towns and H. Jane Whiting, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.