Deacon Joseph Downer
- Born: 29 Sep 1693, Newberry, Mass 125
- Marriage (1): Mary Sawyer on 14 Oct 1724 in Norwich, Franklin Dist., Conn
- Died: 23 Nov 1756, Franklin, Conn. at age 63 445
- Buried: Old Franklin Burying Ground, Franklin, Conn
Noted events in his life were:
• Deacon. 446 Joseph was affectionately called Deacon by his neighbors but the Franklin church records do not show that he had been elected to the office.
Joseph married Mary Sawyer on 14 Oct 1724 in Norwich, Franklin Dist., Conn. (Mary Sawyer was born circa 1704,125 died on 5 Dec 1758 in Norwich, Franklin Dist. 125 and was buried in Old Franklin Burying Ground, Franklin, Conn.)