Experience Totman1

#31667, (23 February 1762 - 20 August 1830)
Father*Joshua Totman1 (1737 - 1808)
Mother*Elizabeth Ward1 (1733 - 1818)

Family 1

John Washburn Jr. b. c 1755, d. 1799
Child 1.Lydia Washburn4 (c 1784 - 1868)

Family 2

William Taylor b. 1758
Child 1.Sophia Taylor+5 (1805 - )
Her married name was Washburn.2 
Her married name was Taylor.3 
Birth*23 February 1762She was born on 23 February 1762 at Plymouth, Massachusetts.1 
Marriage*18 October 1777She married John Washburn Jr. on 18 October 1777 at Massachusetts.2 
Marriage*19 September 1803She married William Taylor, son of Capt. Othniel Taylor and Martha Arms, on 19 September 1803 at Colrain, Massachusetts.3 
Death*20 August 1830She died on 20 August 1830 at Buckland, Massachusetts, at age 68.1 
Burial*August 1830She was buried in August 1830 at Old Cemetery #1, Buckland, Massachusetts.1 


  1. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, Old broken gravestone. Experience, wife of William Taylor, d. Aug 20 ..... Narrative: from Kendrick's History of Buckland, p. 645: "Experience is 2nd wife of Wm Taylor (1758-1826), they m. Sept 19, 1803. She is sister of Stoddard Totman, and probably the widow of John Washburn of Colrain. She d. Aug 20, 1830, age 69 yrs." Parents: Joshua Totman (1737–1808) and Elizabeth Ward Totman (1733–1818). Marr. (1) at Plymouth, 18 Oct 1877, John Washburn, b. Plympton MA 18 Oct 1877, son of John Washburn and Lydia Price; marr. (2) William Tyalor, at Buckland, 19 Sep 1803. Children: by John Washburn: John Washburn (1784–1856), Mary H Washburn Hawks (1788–1847), Margaret Washburn Wood (1791–1856) and Stoddard Washburn (1794–1864); by William Taylor, Sophia Taylor Hawks (1805-1875). Memorial 59963505, cretaed by and photos added by Anonymous.
  2. [S2687] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records: Plymouth 1663-1890, Jay and Delene Holbrook, compiler, Oxford, MA, p. 143, img. 573/3129. John Washburn Jr of plim., and Experience Totman of Plimton, marr. 18 Oct 1777. Online Ancestry.com.
  3. [S1027] The Essex Institute, compiler, Vital Records of Buckland Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1934), online AmericanAncestors.org, p. 116, William Taylor of Buckland, wid., son of Othniel, and Experience Washburn, née Totman, of Colrain (or Charlemont as recorded in intentions), wid., marr. 19 Sep 1803. Also recorded in Vital Records of Colrain (Essex Institute, Salem MA, 1934), p. 138.
  4. [S842] Massachusetts Deaths 1841-1915, online FamilySearch.org, index and images, Massachusetts Registration of Deaths, vol. 211 (1868), sh. 265, img. 283/666. Lydia Washburn, single, b. Plymouth, dau. of John Wshburn and Experience Totman; d. Charlemont 10 Feb 1868, age 83y 5m, old age. Note: index has age 85y 5m.
  5. [S1027] The Essex Institute, Vital Records of Buckland, p. 50 Sophia Taylor, b. 11 Apr 1805, dau. of William Taylor and Experience Totman.