70th Governor of Massachusetts
- 11th Generation — 8th Great-grandmother of Mitt Romney
- Ahnentafel No:
- William Towne
- Joanna Blessing
- Birth Date:
- Birth Location:
- Christening Date:
- 21 Feb 1621
- Christening Location:
- Great Yarmouth,Norfolk Co.,England
- Death Date:
- 19 Jul 1692
- Death Location:
- Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Spouse Name:
- Francis Nurse
- Marriage Date:
- ABT 1641
- Marriage Location:
- Elizabeth Nurse
Rebecca (Towne) Nurse was executed for witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials in 1692..
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Sources for Rebecca Towne
- 1 American Ancestry: Giving the Name and Descent in the Male Line of Americans Whose Ancestors Settled in the U.S., Vol. 03, Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons (1888), 217, Google Books (Digital Library).
- 2 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 2016, Vol. 170, p. 154.
- 3 Davis, Walter Goodwin, The Ancestry of Dudley Wildes, Portland, ME: Anthoensen Press (1959), 113, Hathi Trust Digital Library, [Christening].
- 4 Davis, Walter Goodwin, The Ancestry of Dudley Wildes, Portland, ME: Anthoensen Press (1959), 113, Hathi Trust Digital Library, [Death].
- 5 Davis, Walter Goodwin, The Ancestry of Sarah Johnson, 1775-1824, Wife of Joseph Neal of Litchfield, Maine, Portland, Maine: The Anthoensen Press (1960), 17-20, FamilySearch.org (Online Database).
- 6 Hitchock, Russell Snow, Family History: Ancestors of Russell Snow Hitchcock 1620-1947, Bath, Maine: Unknown (1947), 46, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
- 7 Roberts, Gary Boyd, "#77 Royal Descents, Notable Kin, and Printed Sources: An Assortment of Famous Actors", (accessed 10/04/2014), New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).
- 8 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 2, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1999), 84.
- 9 Wikipedia, "Rebecca Nurse", (accessed 05/25/2010).