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Light Townsend, Jr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Pittsylvania, Virginia
Death: Died in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Marlboro County, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Light Thomas Townsend, Sr.; Light Townsend and Elizabeth Townsend (Dickerson)
Husband of Delilah Townsend (Pouncey)
Father of John Townsend, Sr.; Rhoda Townsend; Thomas Townsend; William B. Townsend; Light Townsend, III and 4 others
Brother of Benedictus Townsend; John Townsend and Priscilla Bailey
Half brother of Priscilla Townsend; Thomas Townsend; John Townsend and Benedictus Townsend

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About Light Townsend, Jr.

Col. Lemuel Benton's Regiment of Militia, under General Francis Marion, "The Swamp Fox" .

DAR Index:

TOWNSEND, LIGHT

Ancestor #: A115697

Service: SOUTH CAROLINA

Rank: PRIVATE

Birth: (CIRCA) 1735

Death: (CIRCA) 1801 MARLBORO DIST SOUTH CAROLINA

Service Source: SALLEY & WATES, STUB ENTRIES TO INDENTS, BOOKS Y-Z, P 145, LIBER Y, #977

Service Description: 1) BENTON'S REGT, MARION'S BRIG

Residence: 1) District: CHERAWS DIST - State: SOUTH CAROLINA

Spouse: DELILAH X


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father: Townsend, Light mother: ?, Elizabeth Townsend, Light (1735 - abt 1801) born: abt 1735 in Pittsylvania Co, VA married: 1759 in Marlboro Co, SC spouse: Pouncey, Delilah

    child:  Townsend, John 
    child:  Townsend, Rhoda    
    child:  Townsend, Thomas 
    child:  Townsend, Light 
    child:  Townsend, William 
    child:  Townsend, Mary 

served: Col. Lemuel Benton's Regiment of Militia, under General Francis Marion, "The Swamp Fox" married 2nd: 1 Jun 1796 in Shelby Co, KY [LHT/SC p 8] spouse: Dickerson, Elizabeth (Betsy)

    child:  Townsend, Anne 
    child:  Townsend, Lucy 
    child:  Townsend, Betsy 
    child:  Townsend, Nancy 
    child:  Townsend, James 

died: 1817 in Warren Co, KY buried: Mossy Bay churchyard cemetery

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Light Townsend, Jr.'s Timeline

1735
1735
Pittsylvania, Virginia
1761
December 26, 1761
Age 26
Marlboro, South Carolina, USA
1762
1762
Age 27
Marlboro County, South Carolina, United States
1762
Age 27
Marlboro, South Carolina
1765
1765
Age 30
Marlboro, South Carolina, United States
1766
January 2, 1766
Age 31
Liberty County, Georgia, United States
1766
Age 31
Marlboro, South Carolina
1769
August 18, 1769
Age 34
Marlboro County, South Carolina, United States
1770
1770
Age 35
Marlboro, South Carolina