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John Townsend, Sr.

Birthplace: Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Townsend, Sr. and Mary Townsend
Husband of Sarah Pearson; Grace Townsend and Mehitable O. Brown
Father of Sarah Townsend; John Townsend, Jr.; Ebenezer Townsend; George Townsend; John Townsend and 4 others
Brother of Mary Stith; Amy Townsend, Twin; Lydia Copeland; Robert Townsend; Richard Townsend and 6 others

Occupation: Wheelwright, Husbandman; Religion: Puritan.
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About John Townsend, Sr.

In 27 11m: 1668 when Sarah was 21, she married John TOWNSEND, son of Thomas TOWNSEND & ? ?, in Lynn, Essex Co., MA. 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. They had the following children:

i. SARAH (1672-1739)

ii. John (1674-1757)

iii. Mary (1677-1772)

iv. Hannah (1679-<1722)

v. Elizabeth (1683-)

vi. Noah (1686-1713)

vii. Ebenezer (1689-1753)

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John Townsend, Sr.'s Timeline

Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Age 13
Kent, DE, USA
March 27, 1668
Age 16
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 18
September 14, 1672
Age 20
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
March 17, 1675
Age 23
Lynn, Essex, MA
July 3, 1689
Age 37
Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
April 23, 1690
Age 38
Of Reading, Middlesex, Mass
October 7, 1692
Age 40
Essex, MA
April 28, 1695
Age 43
Essex, MA