Anne Townsend (Coles)
|Also Known As:||"Ann", "Annie"|
|Birthplace:||Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony|
|Death:||Died in Long Island, Province of New York|
Daughter of Robert Coles; Robert Cole; Mary Coles and Mary Cole
|Managed by:||James Duane Pell Bishop III|
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About Anne Townsend
Birth: 1635 Massachusetts, USA Death: 1695 Mill Neck Nassau County New York, USA
Ann's parents were Robert Coles and Mary Hawxhurst. They immigrated to America from England in 1630 arriving in Massacheutts. Her father Robert Sailed with the Winthrop Fleet. He had a colorful History that can be found in many History Books. After her father's death Ann's mother remarried and moved to Long Island.
Ann married Henry Townsend when she was 14 years old. Henry immigrated to America from England. Henry was 10 years older than Ann. Ann and Henry had at least 4 children. At some point they moved to Mill Neck New York from Massacheutts. They ran a mill. Henry and Ann died in the same year along with one of their children Mary. The year was 1695.
Parents: Mary Hawxhurst Coles (1597 - 1656) Spouse: Henry Townsend (____ - 1695) Children: Mary Townsend (1668 - 1695)*
- Calculated relationship
Note: Headstone Lost. Husband's stone is only a Rock with name.
Burial: Townsend Cemetery Mill Neck Nassau County New York, USA
Created by: JMC Record added: Jan 19, 2013 Find A Grave Memorial# 103791583
Alternate birth year: 1634
Alternate birth location: Rhode Island
History and Genealogy of the Cock, Cocks, Cox Family: Descended from James and Sarah Cock, of Killingworth Upon Matinecock, in the Township of Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y.
By George William Cocks, John Cox
Compiled by George William Cocks
Published by privately printed, 1914
HENRY TOWNSEND, (prob.) son of Robert, was admitted as Townsman
at Oyster Bay, Nov. 4, 1661. His first Home lot thereat was on the north
side of the main street, adjoining on the east to the Home lot of Henry Disbrow,
later in possession of James (1) Cock. In 1683 he had laid out to him a lot of
six acres upon east side of Mill Hill upon which he built, and then gave the first
homestead to his son Henry.
In 1661 he was granted я certain mill stream and adjacent lands on which
to build a mill, like unto the one at Norwalk on the Main, for the maintenance
of which, he and his successors were to be free of all rates and taxes (on said
land and «tream) forever. In 1668 he gave the three-fourths of the mill, etc.. to
his sons Henry and John and the remainder to his dau. Rose, wife of Joseph
Dickinson, who sold it to her brothers, reserving one-fourth of the toll. Henry
also gave land to his three daughters. He held sundry Town offices; assisted the
widows of his brothers John and Henry in the management of their estates ;
was one of the overseers of the will of Capt. John Underbill, charged to see that
the children be not wronged If his widow should marry again. He died
between Feb. 6 and Mar. 30, 1695, and was buried on Mill Hill, where a rough
stone, marked "H. T." shows his grave. He m. Providence. R. I., about 1653,
Ann Coles, b. Roxbury about 1635; d. Oyster Bay after 1695; dau. of Robert
and Mary (HawxhursO Coles, of R. I.
Issue, order uncertain :
I Henry, b. — ; m. Deborah Underbill.
II John. b. : m. 1st, Johanna ; m. 2d. Esther Smith.
III Rose. b. ; m. Joseph Dickinson.
IV Mary, b. ; .m. John Wright.
V Susannah, b. ; m. Aaron Forman, Jr.
VI Elizabeth, b. ; d. unm. 16/7 mo. (Sept.) 168O.
VII Robert, b. 4.3.1667 ; d. unm. 1687.
Per this website: http://www.radix.net/~huston/familyweb/Robert__Coles.html
Anne Coles Townsend is the Great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Gloria Vanderbilt and the great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother of Anderson Cooper
Anne Townsend's Timeline
Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony
<Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts>
Warwick, (Present Kent County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, (Present USA)
Jamaica, Queens, NY
Oyster Bay, NY, USA
June 3, 1667
Long Island, Province of New York