Thomas Townsend, Mill Town (1637 - 1715)

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Birthplace: Of Oyster Bay, Long Island, Nassau, NY
Death: Died in Portsmouth, Or Providence, RI
Managed by: Carol Ann Selis
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About Thomas Townsend, Mill Town

Notes on th Townsend Family (1883) 1700 , Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA NOTES ON THE TOWNSEND FAMILY COMPILED BY HENRY F. WATERS. SALEM: PRINTED FOR THE ESSEX INSTITUTE. 1883.


2 Thomas (Thomas1), seems to have lived in Rumney Marsh. He was a member of the Second Church in Boston, and the births of most of his children were entered on the town records of Boston ; those of the last three on the Lynn records. His wife Mary was undoubtedly a sister of his brother Samuel's wife Abigail, and they were both children of Samuel and Ann Davis, the latter of whom after death of her first husband, Davis, was married to John Search, whom she also outlived, and in her will of 15 May, 1693, proved 7 June, 1694, mentions son Gershom Davis, daughters Abigail Townsend and Mary Townsend, grandson Samuel Grice, sons-in-law Joseph Griggs and John Green, granddaughters Hannah Griggs and Priscilla Grice, and son-in-law Samuel Townsend. The will of Thomas Townsend of Lynn, made 3 Feb., 1699, proved 22 July, 1700 (Wm Merriara one of the witnesses), mentions wife Mary, executrix, and his children, without naming these.

7. Joseph, b. 23-10-1665; m. 1st Elizabeth Berry; 2nd Judith Woodman; and 3rd Sarah Atwells.

8. Thomas, b. 10 Dec, 1667; d. young.

9. James, m. Alice Newell.

10. Susanna, b. 5 Nov., 1672.

[Twins]

11. Joshua, b 21 Nov., 1674 d. 28 Sept., 1695. 12. Caleb, d. without issue.

13. Nathan, b. 5 July, 1677.

14. Priscilla, b. 20 Sept., 1679.

15. Elisha, b. 9 Sept., 16S0; d. 1 Oct., 1693.

16. Benjamin, 10 Jan'y, 1682; m. Susanna , and removed to that part of Marlborough, now Westborough, and had Benjamin, b. 5 May, 1711; John, b. 16 April, 1714; Jonathan, b. 26 April, 1717. He was afterwards living in Worcester and Brookfield.

17. Hezekiah, b. 13 April, 1685; a currier and lived in Concord.

18. Timothy, b. 25 May, 1688; d. 18 April, 1706.

19. Josiah, b. 8 May, 1690.

20. Thomas, b. 7 Oct., 1692.

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Thomas Townsend's Timeline

1637
1637
Of Oyster Bay, Long Island, Nassau, NY
1645
April 9, 1645
Age 8
Of, Hempstead, Nassau, New York
1663
October 30, 1663
Age 26
Lynn,Essex,Massachusetts
1665
December 23, 1665
Age 28
1666
1666
Age 29
1671
December 10, 1671
Age 34
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1672
November 5, 1672
Age 35
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1674
November 21, 1674
Age 37
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
November 21, 1674
Age 37
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1677
July 5, 1677
Age 40
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States