Joanna (BLESSING) Towne (born Blyssynge)

Born:1594 In:  Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England
Died:June 22 1682 (at age ‎~88‏)In:  Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts


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Immediate family

William Towne, of Topsfield
Her husband
Rebecca Nurse (born Towne)
Her daughter
Martha Blessing Preston (born Towne)
Her daughter
John Towne
Her son
Gardner Towne
Her son
Susanna (TOWNE) Hayward (born Towne)
Her daughter
Edmund Towne
Her son
Jacob Towne, Senior
Her son
Mary Estey (born Towne)
Her daughter
Joseph Towne
Her son
Sarah Cloyes (born Towne)
Her daughter
Uriah Towne
Her son
John 'William' Blessing (born Blyssynge)
Her father
unknown Blessing (born unknown)
Her mother
Margaret Buffam (born Blessing)
Her sister
Alice Firmage (born Blessing)
Her sister
Juliana Goose (born Blessing)
Her sister

Source citations

Page: Joanna (BLESSING) Towne
Confidence: Secondary evidence
Date: Dec 31 2016
Citation text:
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Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Citation text:
Joanna Towne (born Blessing)
Gender: Female
Alias name: Jone
Birth: Before June 22 1595 - Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England
Baptism: June 22 1595 - The Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Marriage: Spouse: William Towne, of Topsfield - Mar 25 1620 - Braceby, Lincolnshire, England, (Present UK)
Death: June 22 1682 - Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts
Burial: 1682 - Pine Grove Cemetery, Topsfield, Essex , Massachusetts, USA
Father: John 'William' Blessing (born Blyssynge)
Mother: unknown Blessing (born unknown)
Husband: William Towne, of Topsfield
Children: Rebecca Nurse (born Towne), John Towne, Susanna Towne, Edmund Towne, Jacob Towne, Senior, Mary Estey (born Towne), Joseph Towne, Sarah Cloyes (born Towne)
Siblings: Margaret Buffam (born Blessing), Alice Firmage (born Blessing), Juliana Goose (born Blessing)



Thought to have come over the ocean in 1635 according to the Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, by James Savage
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