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Henry Townsend, Esquire of Blacknashe

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bracon Ash, Norfolk, England
Death: Died in Norwich, Norfolk, England
Place of Burial: Geddings, Suffolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas of Bracon Ash TOWNSEND Esq. and Elizabeth Styles Townshend
Husband of Margaret Forthe and Anne Calthorpe
Father of Sir Roger Townsend; Arthur Townshend; Elizabeth Mansfield; Townsend; John Townsend and 1 other
Brother of Rodger Townshend; Thomas Townsend and Samuel Townsend
Half brother of Alice Townshend; Mary Townshend; First Name Last Name and Humphrey Styles, Jr.

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About Henry Townsend, Esquire of Blacknashe

TOWNSEND LINE - THIRD GENERATION

HENRY TOWNSEND

Birth: 31 May 1568 in Bracon ash, Norfolk, England

Christening: 30 May 1568 Bracon-ash, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng

Death: 22 Aug 1625 in Norwich, Norfolk, Eng

Burial: 22 Aug 1625 Geddings, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas TOWNSHEND b: 1533/1534 in Bracon ash, Norfolk, England

Mother: Elizabeth Styles PERIENTE b: 1536 in Suffolk, Eng.

Marriage 1 Margaret FORTHE b: 1570 in Bracon-ash, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng

Married: 5 Nov 1590 in Bracon ash, Norfolk, England

Children

   1. THOMAS TOWNSEND b: 8 Jan 1594 in Bracon-ash, Norfolk, Eng
   2. Robert TOWNSHEND b: 18 Jun 1591 in Bracken ash, Norfolk, Eng
   3. Arthur TOWNSHEND b: 16 Nov 1595 in Bracken ash, Norfolk, Eng
   4. Elizabeth TOWNSHEND b: 1596 in Bracon-ash, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng

Register Report - TOWNSEND

by Sam Behling

source: freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~parisho/t/townsend.html

1. HENRY TOWNSEND. Henry died bef 22 Aug 1625 in Gedding, Suffolk, England. Buried on 22 Aug 1625 in Gedding, Suffolk, England. On 5 Nov 1590 Henry first married Margaret FORTHE, in London, Middlesex, England. St. John Zacharies. They had the following children:

i. Robert.

2 ii. THOMAS (<1594-1677)

iii. Elizabeth.

Henry second married Anne CALTHORPE.

Second Generation

Ship2. THOMAS TOWNSEND (Henry1). Born bef 8 Jan 1594/1595 in Bracon-Ash, Norfolk, England. At the age of <1, Thomas was baptized in Bracon-Ash, Norfolk, England, on 8 Jan 1594/1595. Thomas died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 22 Dec 1677; he was 83. Occupation: Husbandman. Religion: Puritan. Thomas first married ? ? They had the following children:

i. Lydia. Born ca 1630 in England. Lydia died on 8 Jan 1688/1689; she was 58.

ii. Mary. Born ca 1633 in England. Mary died in 1661; she was 28.

iii. Robert. Born in 1636 in England.

Ca 1619 when Thomas was 24, he second married ? ?, in England. They had the following children:

3 i. Thomas (ca1636-<1700)

4 ii. Samuel (1638-1704)

5 iii. JOHN (ca1642-1726)

6 iv. Elizabeth (ca1648-1705)

Thomas third married Mary (?)NEWGATE. Mary died in February 1692/1693. They had one child:

7 i. Andrew (1654-1692)

Third Generation

3. Thomas TOWNSEND (Thomas2, Henry1). Born ca 1636 in England or Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Thomas died in prob. Lynn, Essex Co., MA, bef 22 Jul 1700; he was 64. Occupation: Husbandman. Religion: Puritan - Joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston on 30 Oct 1681. Ca 1664 when Thomas was 28, he married Mary DAVIS, daughter of Samuel DAVIS & Ann NORCROSS, in prob. Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 5 May 1646 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA. At the age of <1, Mary was baptized in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 31 May 1646. First Church. Mary died aft 22 Jul 1700; she was 54. Religion: Puritan - Joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston on 30 Oct 1681. They had the following children:

8 i. Joseph (1665-<1720)

ii. Thomas (Died Young). Born on 10 Dec 1667 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

9 iii. James (ca1669-<1744)

10 iv. Susannah (1672-1737)

v. Joshua (Twin). Born on 21 Nov 1674 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Joshua died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 28 Sep 1695; he was 20.

vi. Caleb (Twin). Born on 21 Nov 1674 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Caleb died bef 4 May 1732; he was 57.

vii. Nathan. Born on 5 Jul 1677 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Nathan died in Bristol, Bristol Co., RI, bef 26 Nov 1714; he was 37. Ca 1706 when Nathan was 28, he married Elizabeth HOWLAND, daughter of Jabez HOWLAND & Bethia THATCHER. Born ca 1681. Elizabeth died in Newport, Newport Co., RI, on 20 May 1707; she was 26.

viii. Priscilla. Born on 20 Sep 1679 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

ix. Elisha (Died Young). Born on 9 Sep 1680 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Elisha died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 1 Oct 1693; he was 13.

11 x. Benjamin (1682-<1732)

12 xi. Hezekiah (1685-1729)

xii. Timothy. Born on 25 May 1688 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Timothy died on 18 Apr 1706; he was 17.

xiii. Josiah. Born on 8 May 1690 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA.

xiv. Thomas. Born on 7 Oct 1692 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA.

4. Samuel TOWNSEND (Thomas2, Henry1). Born in 1638 in prob. Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Samuel died in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 21 Dec 1704; he was 66. Occupation: Husbandman. Religion: Puritan - Joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston, 18 Sep 1681. Ca 1659 when Samuel was 21, he married Abigail DAVIS, daughter of Samuel DAVIS & Ann NORCROSS. Born in 1641. Abigail died on 2 Jan 1728/1729; she was 87. Religion: Puritan - Joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston, 18 Sep 1681. They had the following children:

13 i. Samuel (1661-<1723)

ii. Abigail. Born on 3 Sep 1662 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

iii. Jeremiah. Born in 1664 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Jeremiah died in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 6 Sep 1690; he was 26. Occupation: Blacksmith. Religion: Puritan - Joined 2nd (or Old North) Church of Boston 29 Jul 1683.

iv. David. Born on 29 Sep 1666 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

14 v. Jonathan (1668-1717)

vi. Anna. Born on 30 Jan 1672/1673 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Anna died in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, bef 11 Nov 1717; she was 45. Buried on 11 Nov 1717 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Copp's Hill.

15 vii. Solomon (1676-)

16 viii. Elias (1678-)

17 ix. Abraham/Abram (Twin) (1682-1746)

18 x. Isaac (Twin) (1682-1717)

5. JOHN TOWNSEND (Thomas2, Henry1). Born ca 1642 in prob. Lynn, Essex Co., MA. John died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 14 Dec 1726; he was 84. Occupation: Wheelwright, Husbandman. Education: Books mentioned in will; signed his name. Religion: Puritan - Joined the church at Reading in 1676. In 27 11m: 1668 when John was 26, he first married Sarah PEARSON, daughter of John PEARSON & Maudlin ?, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Born on 20 Jan 1647/1648 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Sarah died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 9 Jul 1689; she was 42. Religion: Puritan. They had the following children:

19 i. SARAH (1672-1739)

20 ii. John (1674-1757)

21 iii. Mary (1677-1772)

iv. Hannah. Born on 11 Feb 1679/1680 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Hannah died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, bef 1722/1723; she was 42.

22 v. Elizabeth (1683-)

vi. Noah. Born on 30 Aug 1686 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Noah died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 15 Dec 1713; he was 27.

23 vii. Ebenezer (1689-1753)

On 23 Apr 1690 when John was 48, he second married Mehitable BROWN, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Born on 13 May 1661 in Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA. Mehitable died bef 10 Jun 1735; she was 74. They had the following children:

i. Thomas. Born on 7 Oct 1692 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Thomas died on 1 Jun 1716; he was 23.

ii. Mehitable (Died Young). Born on 28 Apr 1695 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Mehitable died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 1 Sep 1695; she was <1.

iii. Martha. Born on 14 Aug 1697 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Martha died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 29 May 1729; she was 31.

24 iv. Daniel (1700-1761)

6. Elizabeth TOWNSEND (Thomas2, Henry1). Born ca 1648 in prob. Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Elizabeth died in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, on 19 Nov 1705; she was 57. In 22 10m 1669 when Elizabeth was 21, she married Samuel MERRIAM, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Born on 21 Jul 1643 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Mary. Born on 30 Sep 1671 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. Mary married John GATES.

ii. Elizabeth. Born on 5 Oct 1673 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. On 6 Dec 1699 when Elizabeth was 26, she married John FARRAR, in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA.

iii. Sarah. Born on 16 Aug 1675 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. Sarah died on 25 Oct 1738; she was 63. On 23 Nov 1697 when Sarah was 22, she married Edward WHEELER.

iv. Susanna. Born on 15 Aug 1677 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. On 29 May 1704 when Susanna was 26, she married John FOX.

v. Samuel. Born on 17 Oct 1679 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA.

vi. Hannah. Born on 16 Feb 1682/1683 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. On 11 Jan 1709/1710 when Hannah was 26, she married Nathaniel FOX.

vii. Abigail. Born on 19 Oct 1684 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. Abigail married ? MARBLE.

7. Andrew TOWNSEND (Thomas2, Henry1). Born in 1654 in prob. Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Andrew died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 10 Feb 1692; he was 38. On 18 Jul 1678 when Andrew was 24, he married Abigail COLLINS, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Born in 23: 1m: 1660/1661 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Abigail died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 10 February 1692/1693; she was 32. They had the following children:

i. Thomas. Born on 12 Jun 1679 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Thomas died bef 4 Jan 1730/1731; he was 50. Occupation: Cordwainer, Shoe Dealer. Thomas first married Elizabeth ? On 24 Dec 1702 when Thomas was 23, he second married Elizabeth ORRIS, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

ii. Abigail. Born on 23 Jan 1680/1681 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Abigail married Nathaniel EVENS.

iii. Elizabeth. Born on 21 May 1683 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA.

iv. Mary (Died Young). Born on 7 Jul 1685 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Mary died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 10 Dec 1685; she was <1.

v. Andrew (Died Young). Born on 13 Feb 1686/1687 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Andrew died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA.

vi. Daniel. Born on 6 Dec 1688 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Daniel died in Wadmalau Island, SC, bef 25 Nov 1746; he was 57. Occupation: Cordwainer. Daniel married Abigail ?. Abigail died bef 3 Dec 1773.

25 vii. David (Posthumous) (1692-)

Fourth Generation

8. Joseph TOWNSEND (Thomas3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born in 23: 10th m:1665 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Joseph died in Framingham, Middlesex Co., MA, bef 14 Oct 1720; he was 55. On 22 May 1690 when Joseph was 24, he first married Elizabeth BERRY, in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 24 Nov 1664 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Elizabeth died in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 27 Feb 1693/1694; she was 28. They had the following children:

i. Mary (1691-)

ii. Elizabeth (1692-)

On 9 Aug 1694 when Joseph was 28, he second married Judith WOODMAN, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. 2nd (or Old North) Church. Judith died on 5 Feb 1700/1701 in Malden, Middlesex Co., MA. Religion: Puritan - Joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston in 1694. They had the following children:

i. Judith (Died Young) (<1696-)

ii. Judith (1698->1720)

iii. Joseph (1700-1778)

Ca 1702 when Joseph was 36, he third married Sarah ATWELL. Born ca 1677 in North Yarmouth, Cumberland Co., ME. They had the following children:

i. Jacob (1703-ca1767)

ii. Sarah (1705-)

iii. Priscilla (1707-1759)

iv. Timothy (1710-1789)

v. Hannah (1712-)

vi. Jerusha (1717-)

9. James TOWNSEND (Thomas3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born ca 1669 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. James died bef 9 Apr 1744; he was 75. Occupation: Cordwainer. On 7 Nov 1693 when James was 24, he first married Mary LYNKS (LYNCH), in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Mary died on 8 Jul 1698 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Mary (Died Young) (<1694-)

ii. James (Died Young) (1697-)

iii. Agnes (Died Young) (1698-1698)

On 7 Jun 1700 when James was 31, he second married Alice NEWELL, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Alice died bef 25 Aug 1749. Religion: Puritan - joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church of Boton on 9 Jun 1706. They had the following children:

i. Joshua (1701-1790)

ii. Elisha (1702-1743)

iii. Alice (1704-)

iv. Susannah (1706-1748)

v. Davis (1708-)

vi. James (1710-)

vii. Ruth (1712-1743)

viii. Rachel (Died Young) (1714-1715)

ix. Patience (1715-)

10. Susannah TOWNSEND (Thomas3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 5 Nov 1672 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Susannah died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 12: 5m: 1737; she was 65. On 19 Oct 1708 when Susannah was 35, she married Daniel HITCHINGS, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Born ca 1660 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Daniel died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, in 15: 1m: 1734/1735; he was 74. They had the following children:

i. Daniel (1709-)

ii. Susannah (1711-)

iii. Elkanah (1712-)

iv. Timothy (1715-<1761)

11. Benjamin TOWNSEND (Thomas3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 10 Jan 1682/1683 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Benjamin died bef 1732; he was 49. On 17 Apr 1710 when Benjamin was 28, he married Susanna WHEELER, in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Benjamin (1711-)

ii. John (1714-)

iii. Jonathan (1717-)

12. Hezekiah TOWNSEND (Thomas3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 12 Apr 1685 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Hezekiah died in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, on 19 Apr 1729; he was 44. Bef 8 May 1712 when Hezekiah was 27, he married Sarah ?. Sarah died on 4 Nov 1755 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Hezekiah (1712-)

ii. Benjamin (1714-)

iii. Sarah (1717-1743)

iv. Mary (1719-)

v. Obadiah (1724-)

vi. Thomas (1727-)

13. Samuel TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 12 Jul 1661 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Samuel died bef 30 Dec 1723; he was 62. Religion: Puritan - joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston 18 Sep 1681. Samuel first married Elizabeth ?. Religion: Puritan - joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston 18 Sep 1681. On 15 Mar 1693/1694 when Samuel was 31, he second married Elizabeth MELLINS, in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 4 Sep 1659 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Elizabeth died in Malden, Middlesex Co., MA, on 20 Nov 1699; she was 40. They had the following children:

i. Samuel (1694-)

ii. Jeremiah (1697-)

iii. Abigail (ca1699-)

On 7 Apr 1701 when Samuel was 39, he third married Elizabeth BUCKNAM, in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Born ca 1662. Elizabeth died in Malden, Middlesex Co., MA, on 18 Nov 1723; she was 61. They had the following children:

i. John (1701-1792)

ii. Anna (1703-)

iii. Solomon (1707-)

iv. Eunice (1709-)

14. Jonathan TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 10 Sep 1668 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Jonathan died on 11 Apr 1717/1718; he was 48. On 22 Mar 1695/1696 when Jonathan was 26, he married Elizabeth WALTON, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born in 1666. Elizabeth died on 30 Mar 1749/1750; she was 83. They had the following children:

i. Jonathan (1697-1762)

ii. David (1699-1774)

iii. Elizabeth (1703-)

15. Solomon TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 1 Aug 1676 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Occupation: Blacksmith. Religion: Puritan - joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church on 23 Aug 1696. On 20 Jun 1698 when Solomon was 21, he first married Elizabeth JARVIS, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Elizabeth died on 21 Sep 1713. They had the following children:

i. Mary (<1699-)

ii. Peter (1700-)

iii. Lydia (<1704-)

iv. Solomon (1705-<1715)

v. Jeremiah (1708-)

On 15 Apr 1714 when Solomon was 37, he second married Esther SUGARS, daughter of Capt. Gregory SUGARS, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Solomon (1715-1796)

ii. Gregory (1718-)

16. Elias TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 2 Mar 1678/1679 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Occupation: Blockmaker. Religion: Puritan - joined 2nd (or Old North) Church 30 Jan 1702/3. Ca 1704 when Elias was 25, he married Rebecca FROTHINGHAM, in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 25 Oct 1677 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Religion: Puritan - joined 2nd (or Old North) Church 6 Aug 1704. They had the following children:

i. Rebecca (1705-)

ii. Elias (1710-)

iii. John (1716-)

17. Abraham/Abram TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 20 May 1682 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Abraham/Abram died in Biddeford, York Co., ME, on 20 May 1746; he was 64. Occupation: Yeoman. On 30 Nov 1708 when Abraham/Abram was 26, he first married Mary EUSTIS, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 4 May 1682 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Mary died on 28 Jan 1718/1719; she was 35. They had the following children:

i. Abraham (Died Young) (1709-1712)

ii. Nathaniel (1711-1778)

iii. Mary (1715-)

iv. Abraham (1717-)

On 8 Dec 1720 when Abraham/Abram was 38, he second married Judith EDGECOMB, in Biddeford, York Co., ME. Born bef 24 Apr 1692 in Marblehead, Essex Co., MA. At the age of <1, Judith was baptized in Marblehead, Essex Co., MA, on 24 Apr 1692. Judith died on 2 Dec 1773; she was 81. They had the following children:

i. Joseph

ii. Isaac

iii. Thomas (Twin) (1722-)

iv. Judith (Twin) (1722-)

v. Samuel (1725-<1749)

vi. James (1730-<1749)

18. Isaac TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 20 May 1682 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Isaac died in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 12 Jan 1717/1718; he was 34. Buried in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Copp's Hill Buring Ground. Occupation: Cooper. On 7 Jul 1703 when Isaac was 21, he married Anne RANGER, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born in 1676 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Anne died in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 8 Nov 1726; she was 50. They had the following children:

i. Isaac (1704-1785)

ii. Ebenezer (Died Young) (1705-1708)

iii. Ebenezer (Died Young) (<1709-)

iv. Jeremiah (1711-1803)

v. Anna (1714-1744)

vi. Ebenezer (1716-1755)

19. SARAH TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 14 Sep 1672 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Sarah died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 1 Mar 1739/1740; she was 66. On 22 Mar 1694/1695 when Sarah was 21, she married Stephen WESSON, son of John WESSON & Sarah FITCH, in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Born on 8 Dec 1667 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Stephen died in Reading, Middlesex MA, on 30 Apr 1753; he was 85. They had the following children:

i. Stephen (1697-)

ii. ISAAC (1699-)

iii. John (Died Young) (1707-1708)

20. John TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 17 Mar 1674/1675 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. John died in Reading (now Wakefield) Middlesex Co., MA, in Jan 1757; he was 82. On 28 Apr 1698 when John was 24, he married Sarah BOUTEL / BOUTWELL, in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Born on 7 Jul 1677 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Sarah died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 3 Oct 1737; she was 60. They had the following children:

i. John (1700-1765)

ii. James (1702-1737)

iii. Sarah (1705-)

iv. Timothy (1708-ca1754)

v. Jacob (Died Young) (1712-1714)

vi. Mary (Died Young) (1717-1717)

21. Mary TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 2 Sep 1677 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Mary died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 22 Sep 1772; she was 95. On 1 Sep 1701 when Mary was 23, she married Nathaniel GOODWIN, in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA. Born on 9 Feb 1678/1679 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Nathaniel died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 12 May 1727; he was 49. They had the following children:

i. Sarah (Died Young) (1702-1702)

ii. Nathaniel (1706-)

iii. John (1708-)

iv. Sarah (1711-)

22. Elizabeth TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 9 Nov 1683 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. On 24 Apr 1722 when Elizabeth was 38, she married Jonathan GOWING, in Lynnfield, Essex Co., MA. Born on 14 Apr 1682 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Jonathan (Died Young) (1723-1723)

ii. Jonathan (ca1729-)

23. Ebenezer TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 3 Jul 1689 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Ebenezer died in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, on 7 Jun 1753; he was 63. Ebenezer married Jo(h)anna ? They had the following children:

i. Lydia (1715-)

ii. Joanna (1717-)

iii. Olive

iv. Sarah (-1755)

v. Ebenezer

vi. Elizabeth

vii. Rebeckah

24. Deacon Daniel TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 1 Apr 1700 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Daniel died in Lynnfield, Essex Co., MA, on 10 Oct 1761; he was 61. Occupation: Husbandman. On 18 Oct 1726 when Daniel was 26, he married Lydia SAWYER, in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Born on 12 Sep 1705 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Lydia died in Lynnfield, Essex Co., MA, on 30 Apr 1749; she was 43. They had the following children:

i. Lydia (1728->1773)

ii. John (1731-1749)

iii. Mehitable (1734-)

iv. Thomas (1736-1815)

v. Daniel (1738-1775)

vi. Dorcas (1741-)

vii. Jacob (Died Young) (1744-1749)

viii. Martha (Died Young) (1746-1749)

ix. Betty / Betsey (1749-1808)

25. David TOWNSEND (Andrew3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 6 Apr 1692 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. David died in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Occupation: Blockmaker. Religion: Puritan - admitted to the Church at Charlestown, MA 4 May 1740. On 1 Jul 1714 when David was 22, he married Mable SHIPPIE, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 1 Jul 1695 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. They had one child:

i. Shippie (1722-1798)

My Direct Line

   * Henry TOWNSEND ( - bef 22 Aug 1625) & Margaret FORTHE
   * Thomas TOWNSEND (bef 8 Jan 1594/1595 - 22 Dec 1677) & ? ?
   * John TOWNSEND (ca 1642 - 14 Dec 1726) & Sarah PEARSON (20 Jan 1647/1648 - 9 Jul 1689)
   * Sarah TOWNSEND (14 Sep 1672 - 1 Mar 1739/1740) & Stephen WESSON (8 Dec 1667 - 30 Apr 1753)
   * Isaac WESSON Sr. (14 Sep 1699 - ) & Elizabeth PRATT (22 Sep 1704 - )
   * Isaac WESSON (15 Mar 1733/1734 - Apr 1779) & Lucy DEAN (22 Nov 1738 - Apr 1805)
   * Sarah (Sally) WESSON (17 Oct 1760 - 4 Feb 1845) & John MATTHEWS (1752 - 26 Jun 1822)
   * Thomas MATTHEWS (24 Apr 1799 - 30 Jan 1868) & Mercy Cady CURTIS (13 Nov 1800 - 21 Feb 1889)
   * Emma Eliza MATTHEWS (12 Jan 1843 - 25 Aug 1909) & Richard DELANEY (12 Dec 1836 - 15 Aug 1899)
   * William (Will) Edgar DELANEY (17 Jun 1864 - 10 Oct 1956) & Edith Lusetta WAITE (10 Jul 1875 - 26 May 1967)
   * Laura May DELANEY (5 May 1895 - 28 Jan 1984) & George Alvin BEHLING (13 Oct 1893 - 26 Nov 1948)
   * James (Jim) Barton BEHLING (Living) & Dorothy Chloe WILLIAMS (3 Apr 1915 - 22 Dec 1990)
   * Susanne (Sam) Lucretia BEHLING (Living) 

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HENRY TOWNSHEND was christened on 30-31 May 1558-1568 Bracon Ash, Norfolk, England, died on 22 Aug 1625 in England, and was buried in Geddings, Suffolk, England. He married on 05 Nov 1590 in Bacon Ash, Norfolk, England to Margaret Forthe, daughter of Robert Forthe and Martha Box. Margaret was christened in (Middle Temple, London, England).

Children of Henry Townshend and Margaret Forthe

1. Robert Townsend, christened 8 Jun 1591 Bracon Ash, Norfolk, England d 1660

2. THOMAS TOWNSEND, b 08 Jan 1593/95 Bacon Ash, Norfolk, England d 22 Dec 1677 Lynn, Essex Co, MA

3. Authur Townsend, christened 16 Nov 1593 Bracon Ash, Norfolk, England d young

4. Elizabeth Townsend, b 1596 Bacon Ash, Norfolk, England

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

The earliest New England records note : — "Thomas Townesend, a Freeman, at Boston N. E. Mar. 4. 1638" "Thomas Townesend, a Freeman, at Lynn, Mar. 14. 1B39" "Thomas Towenshend, a Juryman at Salem, 30 1st mo. 1641." This Thomas Townsend, bapt. Jan. 8, 1594/5, was the third son of Henry Townsend, Gentleman, and Margaret Forthe, Gentlewoman, who were m. by Rev. Ambrose Golden, Nov. 5. 1590, and the said Margaret was burled at Braconash June 23, 1596. They had issue: I ROBERT, bapt. June 18, 1591 (о. в.). II Arthur, bapt. Nov. 16, 1593; d. young. III Thomas, bapt. Jan. 8, 1594/5. IV Elizabeth. -------------------- TOWNSEND LINE - THIRD GENERATION

HENRY TOWNSEND

Birth: 31 May 1568 in Bracon ash, Norfolk, England

Christening: 30 May 1568 Bracon-ash, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng

Death: 22 Aug 1625 in Norwich, Norfolk, Eng

Burial: 22 Aug 1625 Geddings, Suffolk, England

Father: Thomas TOWNSHEND b: 1533/1534 in Bracon ash, Norfolk, England

Mother: Elizabeth Styles PERIENTE b: 1536 in Suffolk, Eng.

Marriage 1 Margaret FORTHE b: 1570 in Bracon-ash, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng

Married: 5 Nov 1590 in Bracon ash, Norfolk, England

Children

1. THOMAS TOWNSEND b: 8 Jan 1594 in Bracon-ash, Norfolk, Eng 2. Robert TOWNSHEND b: 18 Jun 1591 in Bracken ash, Norfolk, Eng 3. Arthur TOWNSHEND b: 16 Nov 1595 in Bracken ash, Norfolk, Eng 4. Elizabeth TOWNSHEND b: 1596 in Bracon-ash, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng Register Report - TOWNSEND

by Sam Behling

source: freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~parisho/t/townsend.html

1. HENRY TOWNSEND. Henry died bef 22 Aug 1625 in Gedding, Suffolk, England. Buried on 22 Aug 1625 in Gedding, Suffolk, England. On 5 Nov 1590 Henry first married Margaret FORTHE, in London, Middlesex, England. St. John Zacharies. They had the following children:

i. Robert.

2 ii. THOMAS (<1594-1677)

iii. Elizabeth.

Henry second married Anne CALTHORPE.

Second Generation

Ship2. THOMAS TOWNSEND (Henry1). Born bef 8 Jan 1594/1595 in Bracon-Ash, Norfolk, England. At the age of <1, Thomas was baptized in Bracon-Ash, Norfolk, England, on 8 Jan 1594/1595. Thomas died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 22 Dec 1677; he was 83. Occupation: Husbandman. Religion: Puritan. Thomas first married ? ? They had the following children:

i. Lydia. Born ca 1630 in England. Lydia died on 8 Jan 1688/1689; she was 58.

ii. Mary. Born ca 1633 in England. Mary died in 1661; she was 28.

iii. Robert. Born in 1636 in England.

Ca 1619 when Thomas was 24, he second married ? ?, in England. They had the following children:

3 i. Thomas (ca1636-<1700)

4 ii. Samuel (1638-1704)

5 iii. JOHN (ca1642-1726)

6 iv. Elizabeth (ca1648-1705)

Thomas third married Mary (?)NEWGATE. Mary died in February 1692/1693. They had one child:

7 i. Andrew (1654-1692)

Third Generation

3. Thomas TOWNSEND (Thomas2, Henry1). Born ca 1636 in England or Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Thomas died in prob. Lynn, Essex Co., MA, bef 22 Jul 1700; he was 64. Occupation: Husbandman. Religion: Puritan - Joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston on 30 Oct 1681. Ca 1664 when Thomas was 28, he married Mary DAVIS, daughter of Samuel DAVIS & Ann NORCROSS, in prob. Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 5 May 1646 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA. At the age of <1, Mary was baptized in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 31 May 1646. First Church. Mary died aft 22 Jul 1700; she was 54. Religion: Puritan - Joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston on 30 Oct 1681. They had the following children:

8 i. Joseph (1665-<1720)

ii. Thomas (Died Young). Born on 10 Dec 1667 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

9 iii. James (ca1669-<1744)

10 iv. Susannah (1672-1737)

v. Joshua (Twin). Born on 21 Nov 1674 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Joshua died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 28 Sep 1695; he was 20.

vi. Caleb (Twin). Born on 21 Nov 1674 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Caleb died bef 4 May 1732; he was 57.

vii. Nathan. Born on 5 Jul 1677 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Nathan died in Bristol, Bristol Co., RI, bef 26 Nov 1714; he was 37. Ca 1706 when Nathan was 28, he married Elizabeth HOWLAND, daughter of Jabez HOWLAND & Bethia THATCHER. Born ca 1681. Elizabeth died in Newport, Newport Co., RI, on 20 May 1707; she was 26.

viii. Priscilla. Born on 20 Sep 1679 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

ix. Elisha (Died Young). Born on 9 Sep 1680 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Elisha died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 1 Oct 1693; he was 13.

11 x. Benjamin (1682-<1732)

12 xi. Hezekiah (1685-1729)

xii. Timothy. Born on 25 May 1688 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Timothy died on 18 Apr 1706; he was 17.

xiii. Josiah. Born on 8 May 1690 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA.

xiv. Thomas. Born on 7 Oct 1692 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA.

4. Samuel TOWNSEND (Thomas2, Henry1). Born in 1638 in prob. Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Samuel died in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 21 Dec 1704; he was 66. Occupation: Husbandman. Religion: Puritan - Joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston, 18 Sep 1681. Ca 1659 when Samuel was 21, he married Abigail DAVIS, daughter of Samuel DAVIS & Ann NORCROSS. Born in 1641. Abigail died on 2 Jan 1728/1729; she was 87. Religion: Puritan - Joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston, 18 Sep 1681. They had the following children:

13 i. Samuel (1661-<1723)

ii. Abigail. Born on 3 Sep 1662 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

iii. Jeremiah. Born in 1664 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Jeremiah died in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 6 Sep 1690; he was 26. Occupation: Blacksmith. Religion: Puritan - Joined 2nd (or Old North) Church of Boston 29 Jul 1683.

iv. David. Born on 29 Sep 1666 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

14 v. Jonathan (1668-1717)

vi. Anna. Born on 30 Jan 1672/1673 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Anna died in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, bef 11 Nov 1717; she was 45. Buried on 11 Nov 1717 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Copp's Hill.

15 vii. Solomon (1676-)

16 viii. Elias (1678-)

17 ix. Abraham/Abram (Twin) (1682-1746)

18 x. Isaac (Twin) (1682-1717)

5. JOHN TOWNSEND (Thomas2, Henry1). Born ca 1642 in prob. Lynn, Essex Co., MA. John died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 14 Dec 1726; he was 84. Occupation: Wheelwright, Husbandman. Education: Books mentioned in will; signed his name. Religion: Puritan - Joined the church at Reading in 1676. In 27 11m: 1668 when John was 26, he first married Sarah PEARSON, daughter of John PEARSON & Maudlin ?, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Born on 20 Jan 1647/1648 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Sarah died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 9 Jul 1689; she was 42. Religion: Puritan. They had the following children:

19 i. SARAH (1672-1739)

20 ii. John (1674-1757)

21 iii. Mary (1677-1772)

iv. Hannah. Born on 11 Feb 1679/1680 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Hannah died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, bef 1722/1723; she was 42.

22 v. Elizabeth (1683-)

vi. Noah. Born on 30 Aug 1686 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Noah died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 15 Dec 1713; he was 27.

23 vii. Ebenezer (1689-1753)

On 23 Apr 1690 when John was 48, he second married Mehitable BROWN, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Born on 13 May 1661 in Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA. Mehitable died bef 10 Jun 1735; she was 74. They had the following children:

i. Thomas. Born on 7 Oct 1692 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Thomas died on 1 Jun 1716; he was 23.

ii. Mehitable (Died Young). Born on 28 Apr 1695 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Mehitable died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 1 Sep 1695; she was <1.

iii. Martha. Born on 14 Aug 1697 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Martha died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 29 May 1729; she was 31.

24 iv. Daniel (1700-1761)

6. Elizabeth TOWNSEND (Thomas2, Henry1). Born ca 1648 in prob. Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Elizabeth died in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, on 19 Nov 1705; she was 57. In 22 10m 1669 when Elizabeth was 21, she married Samuel MERRIAM, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Born on 21 Jul 1643 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Mary. Born on 30 Sep 1671 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. Mary married John GATES.

ii. Elizabeth. Born on 5 Oct 1673 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. On 6 Dec 1699 when Elizabeth was 26, she married John FARRAR, in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA.

iii. Sarah. Born on 16 Aug 1675 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. Sarah died on 25 Oct 1738; she was 63. On 23 Nov 1697 when Sarah was 22, she married Edward WHEELER.

iv. Susanna. Born on 15 Aug 1677 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. On 29 May 1704 when Susanna was 26, she married John FOX.

v. Samuel. Born on 17 Oct 1679 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA.

vi. Hannah. Born on 16 Feb 1682/1683 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. On 11 Jan 1709/1710 when Hannah was 26, she married Nathaniel FOX.

vii. Abigail. Born on 19 Oct 1684 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. Abigail married ? MARBLE.

7. Andrew TOWNSEND (Thomas2, Henry1). Born in 1654 in prob. Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Andrew died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 10 Feb 1692; he was 38. On 18 Jul 1678 when Andrew was 24, he married Abigail COLLINS, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Born in 23: 1m: 1660/1661 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Abigail died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 10 February 1692/1693; she was 32. They had the following children:

i. Thomas. Born on 12 Jun 1679 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Thomas died bef 4 Jan 1730/1731; he was 50. Occupation: Cordwainer, Shoe Dealer. Thomas first married Elizabeth ? On 24 Dec 1702 when Thomas was 23, he second married Elizabeth ORRIS, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.

ii. Abigail. Born on 23 Jan 1680/1681 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Abigail married Nathaniel EVENS.

iii. Elizabeth. Born on 21 May 1683 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA.

iv. Mary (Died Young). Born on 7 Jul 1685 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Mary died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 10 Dec 1685; she was <1.

v. Andrew (Died Young). Born on 13 Feb 1686/1687 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Andrew died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA.

vi. Daniel. Born on 6 Dec 1688 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Daniel died in Wadmalau Island, SC, bef 25 Nov 1746; he was 57. Occupation: Cordwainer. Daniel married Abigail ?. Abigail died bef 3 Dec 1773.

25 vii. David (Posthumous) (1692-)

Fourth Generation

8. Joseph TOWNSEND (Thomas3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born in 23: 10th m:1665 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Joseph died in Framingham, Middlesex Co., MA, bef 14 Oct 1720; he was 55. On 22 May 1690 when Joseph was 24, he first married Elizabeth BERRY, in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 24 Nov 1664 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Elizabeth died in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 27 Feb 1693/1694; she was 28. They had the following children:

i. Mary (1691-)

ii. Elizabeth (1692-)

On 9 Aug 1694 when Joseph was 28, he second married Judith WOODMAN, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. 2nd (or Old North) Church. Judith died on 5 Feb 1700/1701 in Malden, Middlesex Co., MA. Religion: Puritan - Joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston in 1694. They had the following children:

i. Judith (Died Young) (<1696-)

ii. Judith (1698->1720)

iii. Joseph (1700-1778)

Ca 1702 when Joseph was 36, he third married Sarah ATWELL. Born ca 1677 in North Yarmouth, Cumberland Co., ME. They had the following children:

i. Jacob (1703-ca1767)

ii. Sarah (1705-)

iii. Priscilla (1707-1759)

iv. Timothy (1710-1789)

v. Hannah (1712-)

vi. Jerusha (1717-)

9. James TOWNSEND (Thomas3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born ca 1669 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. James died bef 9 Apr 1744; he was 75. Occupation: Cordwainer. On 7 Nov 1693 when James was 24, he first married Mary LYNKS (LYNCH), in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Mary died on 8 Jul 1698 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Mary (Died Young) (<1694-)

ii. James (Died Young) (1697-)

iii. Agnes (Died Young) (1698-1698)

On 7 Jun 1700 when James was 31, he second married Alice NEWELL, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Alice died bef 25 Aug 1749. Religion: Puritan - joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church of Boton on 9 Jun 1706. They had the following children:

i. Joshua (1701-1790)

ii. Elisha (1702-1743)

iii. Alice (1704-)

iv. Susannah (1706-1748)

v. Davis (1708-)

vi. James (1710-)

vii. Ruth (1712-1743)

viii. Rachel (Died Young) (1714-1715)

ix. Patience (1715-)

10. Susannah TOWNSEND (Thomas3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 5 Nov 1672 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Susannah died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, on 12: 5m: 1737; she was 65. On 19 Oct 1708 when Susannah was 35, she married Daniel HITCHINGS, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Born ca 1660 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Daniel died in Lynn, Essex Co., MA, in 15: 1m: 1734/1735; he was 74. They had the following children:

i. Daniel (1709-)

ii. Susannah (1711-)

iii. Elkanah (1712-)

iv. Timothy (1715-<1761)

11. Benjamin TOWNSEND (Thomas3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 10 Jan 1682/1683 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Benjamin died bef 1732; he was 49. On 17 Apr 1710 when Benjamin was 28, he married Susanna WHEELER, in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Benjamin (1711-)

ii. John (1714-)

iii. Jonathan (1717-)

12. Hezekiah TOWNSEND (Thomas3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 12 Apr 1685 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Hezekiah died in Lancaster, Worcester Co., MA, on 19 Apr 1729; he was 44. Bef 8 May 1712 when Hezekiah was 27, he married Sarah ?. Sarah died on 4 Nov 1755 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Hezekiah (1712-)

ii. Benjamin (1714-)

iii. Sarah (1717-1743)

iv. Mary (1719-)

v. Obadiah (1724-)

vi. Thomas (1727-)

13. Samuel TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 12 Jul 1661 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Samuel died bef 30 Dec 1723; he was 62. Religion: Puritan - joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston 18 Sep 1681. Samuel first married Elizabeth ?. Religion: Puritan - joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church at Boston 18 Sep 1681. On 15 Mar 1693/1694 when Samuel was 31, he second married Elizabeth MELLINS, in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 4 Sep 1659 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Elizabeth died in Malden, Middlesex Co., MA, on 20 Nov 1699; she was 40. They had the following children:

i. Samuel (1694-)

ii. Jeremiah (1697-)

iii. Abigail (ca1699-)

On 7 Apr 1701 when Samuel was 39, he third married Elizabeth BUCKNAM, in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Born ca 1662. Elizabeth died in Malden, Middlesex Co., MA, on 18 Nov 1723; she was 61. They had the following children:

i. John (1701-1792)

ii. Anna (1703-)

iii. Solomon (1707-)

iv. Eunice (1709-)

14. Jonathan TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 10 Sep 1668 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Jonathan died on 11 Apr 1717/1718; he was 48. On 22 Mar 1695/1696 when Jonathan was 26, he married Elizabeth WALTON, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born in 1666. Elizabeth died on 30 Mar 1749/1750; she was 83. They had the following children:

i. Jonathan (1697-1762)

ii. David (1699-1774)

iii. Elizabeth (1703-)

15. Solomon TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 1 Aug 1676 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Occupation: Blacksmith. Religion: Puritan - joined the 2nd (or Old North) Church on 23 Aug 1696. On 20 Jun 1698 when Solomon was 21, he first married Elizabeth JARVIS, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Elizabeth died on 21 Sep 1713. They had the following children:

i. Mary (<1699-)

ii. Peter (1700-)

iii. Lydia (<1704-)

iv. Solomon (1705-<1715)

v. Jeremiah (1708-)

On 15 Apr 1714 when Solomon was 37, he second married Esther SUGARS, daughter of Capt. Gregory SUGARS, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Solomon (1715-1796)

ii. Gregory (1718-)

16. Elias TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 2 Mar 1678/1679 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Occupation: Blockmaker. Religion: Puritan - joined 2nd (or Old North) Church 30 Jan 1702/3. Ca 1704 when Elias was 25, he married Rebecca FROTHINGHAM, in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 25 Oct 1677 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Religion: Puritan - joined 2nd (or Old North) Church 6 Aug 1704. They had the following children:

i. Rebecca (1705-)

ii. Elias (1710-)

iii. John (1716-)

17. Abraham/Abram TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 20 May 1682 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Abraham/Abram died in Biddeford, York Co., ME, on 20 May 1746; he was 64. Occupation: Yeoman. On 30 Nov 1708 when Abraham/Abram was 26, he first married Mary EUSTIS, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 4 May 1682 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Mary died on 28 Jan 1718/1719; she was 35. They had the following children:

i. Abraham (Died Young) (1709-1712)

ii. Nathaniel (1711-1778)

iii. Mary (1715-)

iv. Abraham (1717-)

On 8 Dec 1720 when Abraham/Abram was 38, he second married Judith EDGECOMB, in Biddeford, York Co., ME. Born bef 24 Apr 1692 in Marblehead, Essex Co., MA. At the age of <1, Judith was baptized in Marblehead, Essex Co., MA, on 24 Apr 1692. Judith died on 2 Dec 1773; she was 81. They had the following children:

i. Joseph

ii. Isaac

iii. Thomas (Twin) (1722-)

iv. Judith (Twin) (1722-)

v. Samuel (1725-<1749)

vi. James (1730-<1749)

18. Isaac TOWNSEND (Samuel3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 20 May 1682 in (Rumney Marsh) Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Isaac died in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 12 Jan 1717/1718; he was 34. Buried in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Copp's Hill Buring Ground. Occupation: Cooper. On 7 Jul 1703 when Isaac was 21, he married Anne RANGER, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born in 1676 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Anne died in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, on 8 Nov 1726; she was 50. They had the following children:

i. Isaac (1704-1785)

ii. Ebenezer (Died Young) (1705-1708)

iii. Ebenezer (Died Young) (<1709-)

iv. Jeremiah (1711-1803)

v. Anna (1714-1744)

vi. Ebenezer (1716-1755)

19. SARAH TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 14 Sep 1672 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Sarah died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 1 Mar 1739/1740; she was 66. On 22 Mar 1694/1695 when Sarah was 21, she married Stephen WESSON, son of John WESSON & Sarah FITCH, in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Born on 8 Dec 1667 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Stephen died in Reading, Middlesex MA, on 30 Apr 1753; he was 85. They had the following children:

i. Stephen (1697-)

ii. ISAAC (1699-)

iii. John (Died Young) (1707-1708)

20. John TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 17 Mar 1674/1675 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. John died in Reading (now Wakefield) Middlesex Co., MA, in Jan 1757; he was 82. On 28 Apr 1698 when John was 24, he married Sarah BOUTEL / BOUTWELL, in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Born on 7 Jul 1677 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Sarah died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 3 Oct 1737; she was 60. They had the following children:

i. John (1700-1765)

ii. James (1702-1737)

iii. Sarah (1705-)

iv. Timothy (1708-ca1754)

v. Jacob (Died Young) (1712-1714)

vi. Mary (Died Young) (1717-1717)

21. Mary TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 2 Sep 1677 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Mary died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 22 Sep 1772; she was 95. On 1 Sep 1701 when Mary was 23, she married Nathaniel GOODWIN, in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA. Born on 9 Feb 1678/1679 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Nathaniel died in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA, on 12 May 1727; he was 49. They had the following children:

i. Sarah (Died Young) (1702-1702)

ii. Nathaniel (1706-)

iii. John (1708-)

iv. Sarah (1711-)

22. Elizabeth TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 9 Nov 1683 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. On 24 Apr 1722 when Elizabeth was 38, she married Jonathan GOWING, in Lynnfield, Essex Co., MA. Born on 14 Apr 1682 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. They had the following children:

i. Jonathan (Died Young) (1723-1723)

ii. Jonathan (ca1729-)

23. Ebenezer TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 3 Jul 1689 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Ebenezer died in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA, on 7 Jun 1753; he was 63. Ebenezer married Jo(h)anna ? They had the following children:

i. Lydia (1715-)

ii. Joanna (1717-)

iii. Olive

iv. Sarah (-1755)

v. Ebenezer

vi. Elizabeth

vii. Rebeckah

24. Deacon Daniel TOWNSEND (John3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 1 Apr 1700 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. Daniel died in Lynnfield, Essex Co., MA, on 10 Oct 1761; he was 61. Occupation: Husbandman. On 18 Oct 1726 when Daniel was 26, he married Lydia SAWYER, in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Born on 12 Sep 1705 in Reading, Middlesex Co., MA. Lydia died in Lynnfield, Essex Co., MA, on 30 Apr 1749; she was 43. They had the following children:

i. Lydia (1728->1773)

ii. John (1731-1749)

iii. Mehitable (1734-)

iv. Thomas (1736-1815)

v. Daniel (1738-1775)

vi. Dorcas (1741-)

vii. Jacob (Died Young) (1744-1749)

viii. Martha (Died Young) (1746-1749)

ix. Betty / Betsey (1749-1808)

25. David TOWNSEND (Andrew3, Thomas2, Henry1). Born on 6 Apr 1692 in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. David died in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. Occupation: Blockmaker. Religion: Puritan - admitted to the Church at Charlestown, MA 4 May 1740. On 1 Jul 1714 when David was 22, he married Mable SHIPPIE, in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA. Born on 1 Jul 1695 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA. They had one child:

i. Shippie (1722-1798)

My Direct Line

  • Henry TOWNSEND ( - bef 22 Aug 1625) & Margaret FORTHE
  • Thomas TOWNSEND (bef 8 Jan 1594/1595 - 22 Dec 1677) & ? ?
  • John TOWNSEND (ca 1642 - 14 Dec 1726) & Sarah PEARSON (20 Jan 1647/1648 - 9 Jul 1689)
  • Sarah TOWNSEND (14 Sep 1672 - 1 Mar 1739/1740) & Stephen WESSON (8 Dec 1667 - 30 Apr 1753)
  • Isaac WESSON Sr. (14 Sep 1699 - ) & Elizabeth PRATT (22 Sep 1704 - )
  • Isaac WESSON (15 Mar 1733/1734 - Apr 1779) & Lucy DEAN (22 Nov 1738 - Apr 1805)
  • Sarah (Sally) WESSON (17 Oct 1760 - 4 Feb 1845) & John MATTHEWS (1752 - 26 Jun 1822)
  • Thomas MATTHEWS (24 Apr 1799 - 30 Jan 1868) & Mercy Cady CURTIS (13 Nov 1800 - 21 Feb 1889)
  • Emma Eliza MATTHEWS (12 Jan 1843 - 25 Aug 1909) & Richard DELANEY (12 Dec 1836 - 15 Aug 1899)
  • William (Will) Edgar DELANEY (17 Jun 1864 - 10 Oct 1956) & Edith Lusetta WAITE (10 Jul 1875 - 26 May 1967)
  • Laura May DELANEY (5 May 1895 - 28 Jan 1984) & George Alvin BEHLING (13 Oct 1893 - 26 Nov 1948)
  • James (Jim) Barton BEHLING (Living) & Dorothy Chloe WILLIAMS (3 Apr 1915 - 22 Dec 1990)
  • Susanne (Sam) Lucretia BEHLING (Living)

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HENRY TOWNSHEND was christened on 30-31 May 1558-1568 Bracon Ash, Norfolk, England, died on 22 Aug 1625 in England, and was buried in Geddings, Suffolk, England. He married on 05 Nov 1590 in Bacon Ash, Norfolk, England to Margaret Forthe, daughter of Robert Forthe and Martha Box. Margaret was christened in (Middle Temple, London, England).

Children of Henry Townshend and Margaret Forthe

1. Robert Townsend, christened 8 Jun 1591 Bracon Ash, Norfolk, England d 1660

2. THOMAS TOWNSEND, b 08 Jan 1593/95 Bacon Ash, Norfolk, England d 22 Dec 1677 Lynn, Essex Co, MA

3. Authur Townsend, christened 16 Nov 1593 Bracon Ash, Norfolk, England d young

4. Elizabeth Townsend, b 1596 Bacon Ash, Norfolk, England

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

The earliest New England records note : — "Thomas Townesend, a Freeman, at Boston N. E. Mar. 4. 1638" "Thomas Townesend, a Freeman, at Lynn, Mar. 14. 1B39" "Thomas Towenshend, a Juryman at Salem, 30 1st mo. 1641." This Thomas Townsend, bapt. Jan. 8, 1594/5, was the third son of Henry Townsend, Gentleman, and Margaret Forthe, Gentlewoman, who were m. by Rev. Ambrose Golden, Nov. 5. 1590, and the said Margaret was burled at Braconash June 23, 1596. They had issue: I ROBERT, bapt. June 18, 1591 (о. в.). II Arthur, bapt. Nov. 16, 1593; d. young. III Thomas, bapt. Jan. 8, 1594/5. IV Elizabeth.

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Henry Townsend, Esquire of Blacknashe's Timeline

1568
May 30, 1568
Bracon-Ash, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng
May 30, 1568
Bracon-Ash, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng
May 30, 1568
Bracon-Ash, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng
May 30, 1568
Bracon Ashe, Norfolk, England
May 30, 1568
Bracon-Ash, Norwich, Norfolk, England
May 30, 1568
Bracken Ash, Norfolk, England
May 31, 1568
Bracon Ash, Norfolk, England
May 1568
Bracon Ash,Norfolk,England
1584
1584
Age 15
Norfolk, England
1591
June 18, 1591
Age 23
Norwich, Norfolk, UK