6: 149. [DOWNES] EBENEZER (Ebenezer, Thomas, Thomas), of Somersworth, Arundel, laborer...1777 with wife Jane...conveys land at Newington belonging to John Walton, father of Jane. He married Jane, daughter of John Walton of Newington. M637, roll M637_2, p. 187, Ebenezer Downs, accessed 27 Se 4 FWM over 16, 1 FWM under 16, 1 FWF over 16. It would appear that Ebenezer and Jane had 3 sons over the age of 16 and 1 under the age of 16. It does not appear that they had any daughters. Their oldest son Ebenezer, Jr. was married with a family of his own.
I give and bequeath to my Other Children vizt John Walton Shadrach Walton Benja Walton Eliza Walton Jane Downs Mary Walton and ffrances Walton Each of them ffive pounds Each in old Tennor Money if they Shall Arrive to age in the Law to receive the Same
Since Jane is the ony one married, she is assumed to be the oldest