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Thomas Townsend, Jr.

Also Known As: "Mill Town"
Birthplace: Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Townsend, Sr. and Mary Margaret Townsend
Husband of Mary Townsend
Father of Joseph Townsend; Thomas Townsend III x2; Susannah Townsend; Caleb Townsend; Joshua Townsend and 8 others
Brother of Elizabeth Ballard (Townsend); Mary Stith; Amy Townsend, Twin; Henry Townsend, Sr.; Robert Townsend and 5 others
Half brother of Richard Townsend and Lydia Copeland

Managed by: Carol Ann Selis
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About Thomas Townsend, Jr.

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.


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, Jr.'s Timeline

Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
April 9, 1645
Age 8
Of, Hempstead, Nassau, New York
December 23, 1665
Age 28
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Age 29
December 10, 1671
Age 34
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
November 5, 1672
Age 35
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
November 21, 1674
Age 37
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
November 21, 1674
Age 37
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
July 5, 1677
Age 40
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States