LATEST NEWS ON OUR TRIP TO ENGLAND JUNE 4-19, 2017
Four spots have just opened up on the trip to England June 4-19, 2017. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in joining us on our trip. This is a customized trip directly related to our Towne ancestors and the towns they came from and the places they worshipped. We will have our annual meeting at the Minster St. Nicholas Church in Great Yarmouth. Many tourist spots will be included. Please think about joining us on this once in a lifetime trip. Click for full color brochure!
2017 England Tour Information
If interested, fill out the application and mail it to Catherine Kauffman as soon as possible to get one of these spots that have opened up. You can e-mail Karen Johnsen or Catherine Kauffman or click the Go to England 2017 link at right. Thanks, Karen Johnsen
Welcome to the Towne Family Association, Inc. site, dedicated to the descendants of William Towne and Joanna Blessing, who were married at St. Nicholas Church on April 25, 1620. Six of their children, Rebecca, John, Susan, Edmund, Jacob, and Mary were baptized there. After emigrating to Salem MA, two additional children, Joseph and Sarah were born. Rebecca (Nurse), Mary (Esty) and Sarah (Bridges Cloyse) were victims of the witchcraft hysteria of 1692. A plaque commemorating this family, donated by TFA hangs in St. Nicholas Church. On September 4-12, 2012, TFA members toured ancestral sites in England and held our 32nd annual meeting in the church itself. Plans are underway for another visit in 2017.
Before you can register for a USER ACCOUNT which provides access to our database, newlsetter archive,and research on our English ancestors, you need to be a member of TFA. Click below if you would like to join! If you are already a member, remember to renew by December 31, 2015. Once you have joined you may register for a user account to gain full access to out website.