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Helena Townsend (DeKay)

Also Known As: "Hilco"
Birthdate: (68)
Death: October 19, 1814 (68)
Immediate Family:

Wife of Absalom Townsend
Mother of Elizabeth Christine Seely; Henry Townsend; Fanny Townsend; Robert Townsend; Charles DeKay Townsend and 8 others

Managed by: Paul Douglas Van Dillen
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About Helena Townsend

Name Helena (Hilco) DeKay524,1853,561

Birth 23 Aug 1746504,538

Census 1790, New Cornwall, Orange, New York, USA

Death 19 Oct 1814504

Burial Rensselaer, New York

Father Col. Thomas DeKay (1698-1758)

Mother Christiana Duncan (1707-1784)


1 Absalom Townsend524,561

Birth 21 Nov 1743/1744328,538

Death 4 Jun 1817538,504

Burial Rensselaer, New York, USA

Father Henry B. Townsend IV (-1760)

Mother Elizabeth Titus (1709->1753)

Marriage 1768

Children Henry Arnold "Harry" (1769-1837)

Frances "Fanny" (1770-1804)

Elizabeth Christina (1772-1824)

Robert (1774-1809)

Sarah Maria "Sally" (1776-1827)

Charles DeKay (1778-1847)

Helena A. (Helenann) (1780-1841)

Solomon DeKay (1782-1834)

Hannah1 (Died as Child) (1784-1785)

Absalom (1785-1851)

Hannah (1789-1855)

Martha (1793-1866)

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