William Cord Townsend1

M, b. 30 April 1783, d. before 1860
FatherJames Townsend1 b. c 1736
MotherSarah Coard1 b. 10 Jul 1744, d. 19 May 1816
Last Edited11 Nov 2017
Birth*30 April 1783William Cord Townsend was born on 30 April 1783 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Mother's*7 October 1807William was named in his mother's will on 7 October 1807 at Worcester Co, MD. In her will Sarah Sturgis gave to sons William Cord Townsend, Angelo Atkinson (Extr) and John Atkinson. To grandson Justice Morris Broughton. To daughters Nancy Postly Townsend, Esther Townsend & Sarah Kirk Gunby. Witt: Joshua Davis & Samuel ____.2 
Death*before 1860He died before 1860 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 13.
  2. [S2151] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH-2, 1813-1822, p. 15 (will of Sarah Sturgis).

(-----) (-----)1

F, b. circa 1740, d. before 28 March 1773
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1740(-----) (-----) was born circa 1740.1 
Marriage*circa 1765She married Littleton Townsend II, son of Littleton Townsend I and Sarah Kirk, circa 1765.1 
Married Namecirca 1765 As of circa 1765,her married name was Townsend. 
Death*before 28 March 1773(-----) (-----) died before 28 March 1773 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Littleton Townsend II b. c 1741, d. b 27 Apr 1773
Child 1.James Townsend1 b. c 1766

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 270 (will of Littleton Townsend, wife dec'd).

James Townsend1

M, b. circa 1766
FatherLittleton Townsend II1 b. c 1741, d. b 27 Apr 1773
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1740, d. b 28 Mar 1773
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1766James Townsend was born circa 1766 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*28 March 1773James was named in his father's will on 28 March 1773. He was shown as son James Townsend in the will of Littleton Townsend, widower. 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 270 (will of Littleton Townsend, wife dec'd).

Anne Townsend1

F, b. circa 1773
FatherWilliam Townsend1 b. c 1740, d. b 28 Dec 1807
MotherSusanna (of Geo) Drummond1 b. c 1753, d. b 6 Jun 1794
ChartsDescendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited26 Nov 2016
Birth*circa 1773Anne Townsend was born circa 1773 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Uncle's*28 March 1773Anne was named in her uncle's will on 28 March 1773 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Anne, the daughter of my brother William Townsend, in the will of Littleton Townsend, widower.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 270 (will of Littleton Townsend, wife dec'd).

(d/o John) Collins1

F, b. circa 1715
FatherJohn Collins1 b. c 1690, d. b 30 Aug 1743
Mother(-----) (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1715(d/o John) Collins was born circa 1715 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1735She married Richard Townsend, son of John Townsend I and Faith (-----), circa 1735.1 
Married Namecirca 1735 As of circa 1735,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

Richard Townsend b. c 1686, d. b 29 May 1750
Children 1.Rachel Townsend1 b. c 1738
 2.Sarah Townsend1 b. c 1740

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 130 (will of John Collins).

John Collins1

M, b. circa 1690, d. before 30 August 1743
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1690John Collins was born circa 1690 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1715He married (-----) (-----) circa 1715. 
Will*6 March 1742/43John made a will on 6 March 1742/43 at Accomack Co, VA. To daughter Bridget Thornton. To grandchildren Sarah & Rachel Townsend. To son John Collins "if he does come back". To son John Collins' children. Bal. of estate to wife & the rest of my children. Sons to be at age at 18, daughters at 16. Son Thomas Exr. Witt: Thomas Townsend, William Collins, Joseph Taylor.1 
Death*before 30 August 1743He died before 30 August 1743 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated.1 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1700
Child 1.(d/o John) Collins+1 b. c 1715

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 130 (will of John Collins).

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1700
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1700(-----) (-----) was born circa 1700. 
Marriage*circa 1715She married John Collins circa 1715. 
Married Namecirca 1715 As of circa 1715,her married name was Collins. 

Family

John Collins b. c 1690, d. b 30 Aug 1743
Child 1.(d/o John) Collins+ b. c 1715

Rachel Groton Morgan1

F, b. circa 1758
FatherJames Morgan1 b. c 1732, d. b 30 Dec 1760
MotherMary Groten1 b. c 1735, d. b 8 Sep 1812
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1758Rachel Groton Morgan was born circa 1758 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Guardian - Account*30 August 1770She was named in a guardian account on 30 August 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Lazerus Townsend (who came before a Justice of the Peace of Worcester County) presented a guardian account for Rachel Groten Morgan, orphan of James Morgan. She had been at school for one month and half.1 

Citations

  1. [S1063] Comp. Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Orphan's Accounts, 1741-1770, p. 135.

Sally Townsend1

F, b. circa 1763
FatherLazarus Townsend1 b. c 1740, d. b 30 May 1800
MotherMary Groten1 b. c 1735, d. b 8 Sep 1812
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1763Sally Townsend was born circa 1763 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*12 March 1799Sally was named in her father's will on 12 March 1799 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Sally Townsend in the will of Lazarus Townsend, wife Mary.1 
Will - Mother's*8 July 1811Sally was named in her mother's will on 8 July 1811 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Sally in the will of Mary Townsend.2 

Citations

  1. [S2164] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JBR, 1799-1803, p. 6 (will of Lazarus Townsend, wife Mary).
  2. [S2225] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH, 1806-1813, p. 28 (will of Mary Townsend).

William Townsend1

M, b. circa 1765, d. before 29 April 1817
FatherLazarus Townsend1 b. c 1740, d. b 30 May 1800
MotherMary Groten1 b. c 1735, d. b 8 Sep 1812
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1765William Townsend was born circa 1765 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Mother's*8 July 1811William was named in his mother's will on 8 July 1811 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as son William in the will of Mary Townsend.1 
Will*16 February 1817William made a will on 16 February 1817 at Worcester Co, MD. To daughters Nancy and Betsy. To wife Hannah. To son Peter. Friend Lemuel P. Spence Extr. Witt: John Bishop & James G. Townsend.2 
Death*before 29 April 1817He died before 29 April 1817 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Citations

  1. [S2225] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH, 1806-1813, p. 28 (will of Mary Townsend).
  2. [S2151] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH-2, 1813-1822, p. 19 (will of William Townsend, wife Hannah).

Levin Townsend1

M, b. circa 1764, d. 13 March 1816
FatherLazarus Townsend1 b. c 1740, d. b 30 May 1800
MotherMary Groten1 b. c 1735, d. b 8 Sep 1812
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1764Levin Townsend was born circa 1764 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*13 March 1816He died on 13 March 1816 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, The Townsend Family, 18 Nov 2011, for Michael Drummond.

Margaret Groten1

F, b. circa 1752
FatherJonathan Groten1 b. c 1720, d. b 24 Feb 1761
MotherPeggy Chandler1 b. c 1722, d. b 26 Jun 1797
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1752Margaret Groten was born circa 1752 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grmoth's*4 July 1775Margaret was named in her grandmother's will on 4 July 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Margaret Groten, daughter of Jonathan Groton, in the will of Mary Groten.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).

Jonathan Groten1

M, b. circa 1754
FatherJonathan Groten1 b. c 1720, d. b 24 Feb 1761
MotherPeggy Chandler1 b. c 1722, d. b 26 Jun 1797
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited12 Apr 2017
Birth*circa 1754Jonathan Groten was born circa 1754 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grmoth's*4 July 1775Jonathan was named in his grandmother's will on 4 July 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Jonathan Groten, son of Jonathan Groton, in the will of Mary Groten.1 
Will - Named as heir*before 21 February 1778Jonathan was named as a heir in a will before 21 February 1778. In her Nunc. (verbal) will, which was reduced to writing in less than 24 hours after her death, Rachel Phillips gave to Jacob Phillips the still which my husband desired he should have. To Jacob Badger. To Ann Chandler. To Thomas & William Parramore. To Margerit Buntain. To Abel Buntain. To Jonathan Groton, "all my husband's clothes & my husband's chest, 1 pair silver buttons". To Sarah Shield. To Susannah More. To Leah Chandler. To John Phillips, son of John. Margeret Buntain, Ann Chandler, Jonathan Groton & Susannah More residual legatees - William Parramore to have the care of Susannah More's estate. Proved on 21 Feb 1778 and probated on 31 Mar 1778 by Leah Chandler who first relinquished her legacy in said will. William Parramore qualified. 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).

Rachel Groten1

F, b. circa 1748, d. before 21 February 1778
FatherJonathan Groten1 b. c 1720, d. b 24 Feb 1761
MotherPeggy Chandler1 b. c 1722, d. b 26 Jun 1797
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited27 Sep 2018
Birth*circa 1748Rachel Groten was born circa 1748 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1768She married (-----) Trader (h/o Rachel Groten) circa 1768.1 
Married Namecirca 1768 As of circa 1768,her married name was Trader. 
Marriagecirca 1770Rachel Groten married Mathias Phillips circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Married Namecirca 1770 As of circa 1770,her married name was Phillips. 
Will - Husb's5 January 1771Rachel was named in her husband's will on 5 January 1771 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Matthias Phillips named wife Rachel Phillips sole legatee & Exec. Witt: Jacob Rodgers, David (blank), John Spiers. In order of probate dated 24 Feb 1778 William Parramore qualified, the Exec. named in the foregoing will being lately deceased.2 
Will - Grmoth's*4 July 1775Rachel was named in her grandmother's will on 4 July 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Rachel Trader, daughter of Jonathan Groton, in the will of Mary Groten.1 
Willbefore 21 February 1778Rachel made a will before 21 February 1778 at Accomack Co, VA. In her Nunc. (verbal) will, which was reduced to writing in less than 24 hours after her death, Rachel Phillips gave to Jacob Phillips the still which my husband desired he should have. To Jacob Badger. To Ann Chandler. To Thomas & William Parramore. To Margerit Buntain. To Abel Buntain. To Jonathan Groton, "all my husband's clothes & my husband's chest, 1 pair silver buttons". To Sarah Shield. To Susannah More. To Leah Chandler. To John Phillips, son of John. Margeret Buntain, Ann Chandler, Jonathan Groton & Susannah More residual legatees - William Parramore to have the care of Susannah More's estate. Proved on 21 Feb 1778 and probated on 31 Mar 1778 by Leah Chandler who first relinquished her legacy in said will. William Parramore qualified.2 
Death*before 21 February 1778She died before 21 February 1778 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that her will was proved.2 

Family

(-----) Trader (h/o Rachel Groten) b. c 1740
Marriage*circa 1768She married (-----) Trader (h/o Rachel Groten) circa 1768.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 309 (will of Rachel Phillips).

(-----) Trader (h/o Rachel Groten)1

M, b. circa 1740
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1740(-----) Trader (h/o Rachel Groten) was born circa 1740.1 
Marriage*circa 1768He married Rachel Groten, daughter of Jonathan Groten and Peggy Chandler, circa 1768.1 

Family

Rachel Groten b. c 1748, d. b 21 Feb 1778

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).

Sabra Groten1

F, b. circa 1742
FatherJonathan Groten1 b. c 1720, d. b 24 Feb 1761
MotherPeggy Chandler1 b. c 1722, d. b 26 Jun 1797
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1742Sabra Groten was born circa 1742 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1760She married Henry Lurton, son of Jacob Lurton I, circa 1760.1 
Married Namecirca 1760 As of circa 1760,her married name was Lurton. 
Will - Grmoth's*4 July 1775Sabra was named in her grandmother's will on 4 July 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Sabra Lurton, daughter of Jonathan Groton, in the will of Mary Groten.1 

Family

Henry Lurton b. c 1730

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).

Henry Lurton1

M, b. circa 1730
FatherJacob Lurton I2 b. c 1690, d. b 31 Jan 1786
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1730Henry Lurton was born circa 1730 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1760He married Sabra Groten, daughter of Jonathan Groten and Peggy Chandler, circa 1760.1 

Family

Sabra Groten b. c 1742

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 805 (tract A53).

(-----) Groten (s/o Wm & Mary)1

M, b. circa 1727
FatherWilliam Groten I1 b. c 1689, d. b 27 Aug 1771
MotherMary Kellam1 b. c 1700, d. b 27 Feb 1776
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1727(-----) Groten (s/o Wm & Mary) was born circa 1727 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Child 1.Mary Groten1 b. c 1750

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).

Mary Groten1

F, b. circa 1750
Father(-----) Groten (s/o Wm & Mary)1 b. c 1727
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1750Mary Groten was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grmoth's*4 July 1775Mary was named in her grandmother's will on 4 July 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my granddaughter Mary Groton in the will of Mary Groten. She gave her 45 acres of my land adjoining Solomon Groten's line, she to pay William Groton's estate £3. She was also name an Extr along with Argol Kellam.1 
Will - Witnessed*3 February 1785Mary witnessed a will on 3 February 1785 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that William Coleburn, Rachel Bundick and Mary Groten witnessed the will of William Turlington, wife no name. Zorobabel Groten was guardian to the heir-at-law.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 355 (will of William Turlington, wife no name).

Sally (-----)1

F, b. circa 1720
Last Edited24 Feb 2014
Birth*circa 1720Sally (-----) was born circa 1720.1 
Marriage*circa 1740She married Jacob Lurton I, son of Henry Lurton and Dorothy Cutting, circa 1740.1 
Married Namecirca 1740 As of circa 1740,her married name was Lurton. 

Family

Jacob Lurton I b. c 1690, d. b 31 Jan 1786
Child 1.Hannah Lurton+2 b. c 1737

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 360 (will of Jacob Lurton, wife Sally).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 805 (tract A53).

William Ayres (Eyrss?)1

M, b. circa 1718
MotherMary Kellam1 b. c 1700, d. b 27 Feb 1776
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1718William Ayres (Eyrss?) was born circa 1718 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Mother's*4 July 1775William was named in his mother's will on 4 July 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son William Eyrss and given 1 shilling in the will of Mary Groten. (NOTE: It is not clear if he was an Eyre or Ayres or what, but he must have been a son born before she married William Groten.)1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).

Mary Dashiell1

F, b. circa 1690, d. before 11 April 1777
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1690Mary Dashiell was born circa 1690.1 
Marriage*circa 1710She married Samuel Townsend, son of John Townsend II and Rebecca 'Ruth' Porter, circa 1710.1 
Married Namecirca 1710 As of circa 1710,her married name was Townsend. 
Death*before 11 April 1777Mary Dashiell died before 11 April 1777 at Wicomico Co, MD. It was on this date that her will was probated.1 

Family

Samuel Townsend b. c 1687, d. b 1767
Children 1.Samuel Townsend2 b. c 1712
 2.Mary Townsend2 b. c 1725

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 4.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 5.

Samuel Townsend1

M, b. circa 1712
FatherSamuel Townsend1 b. c 1687, d. b 1767
MotherMary Dashiell1 b. c 1690, d. b 11 Apr 1777
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1712Samuel Townsend was born circa 1712 at Wicomico Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 5.

Mary Townsend1

F, b. circa 1725
FatherSamuel Townsend1 b. c 1687, d. b 1767
MotherMary Dashiell1 b. c 1690, d. b 11 Apr 1777
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1725Mary Townsend was born circa 1725 at Wicomico Co, MD.1 
Marriage*18 February 1753She married Capt. George McClester on 18 February 1753 at Stepney Parish, Somerset Co, MD.2 
Married Name18 February 1753 As of 18 February 1753,her married name was McClester. 

Family

Capt. George McClester b. c 1720

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 5.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 12.

Mary Dashiell1

F, b. circa 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1700Mary Dashiell was born circa 1700.1 
Marriage*circa 1740She married Saul Townsend, son of John Townsend II and Rebecca 'Ruth' Porter, circa 1740.1 
Married Namecirca 1740 As of circa 1740,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

Saul Townsend b. c 1697, d. b 1755
Children 1.John Townsend1 b. c 1745
 2.Jane Townsend1 b. c 1747

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 5.

John Townsend1

M, b. circa 1745
FatherSaul Townsend1 b. c 1697, d. b 1755
MotherMary Dashiell1 b. c 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1745John Townsend was born circa 1745 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 5.

Jane Townsend1

F, b. circa 1747
FatherSaul Townsend1 b. c 1697, d. b 1755
MotherMary Dashiell1 b. c 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1747Jane Townsend was born circa 1747 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 5.

Mary Dashiell1

F, b. circa 1700
FatherJames Dashiell1 b. c 1660, d. 1708/9
MotherIsabel Mitchell1 b. 6 Mar 1674
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1700Mary Dashiell was born circa 1700 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1720She married Benjamin Townsend, son of Jeremiah Townsend I and Anne Brickhouse, circa 1720 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1720 As of circa 1720,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

Benjamin Townsend b. c 1697, d. b 19 Mar 1752
Children 1.Joshua Townsend1 b. c 1722
 2.Samuel Townsend+1 b. c 1724, d. b 25 Sep 1797
 3.John Townsend1 b. c 1725
 4.Susanna Townsend1 b. c 1727, d. 1785
 5.Mary Townsend1 b. c 1729

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6.

Joshua Townsend1

M, b. circa 1722
FatherBenjamin Townsend1 b. c 1697, d. b 19 Mar 1752
MotherMary Dashiell1 b. c 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1722Joshua Townsend was born circa 1722 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6.

Samuel Townsend1

M, b. circa 1724, d. before 25 September 1797
FatherBenjamin Townsend1 b. c 1697, d. b 19 Mar 1752
MotherMary Dashiell1 b. c 1700
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1724Samuel Townsend was born circa 1724 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Mary Dashiell circa 1750.2 
Marriage*circa 1775Samuel Townsend married Nelly Jones circa 1775.2 
Will*6 June 1797Samuel made a will on 6 June 1797 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Death*before 25 September 1797He died before 25 September 1797 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family 1

Mary Dashiell b. c 1775
Children 1.Jane Townsend2 b. c 1755
 2.John Townsend2 b. c 1760

Family 2

Nelly Jones b. c 1730, d. b 21 Sep 1802

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 15.

John Townsend1

M, b. circa 1725
FatherBenjamin Townsend1 b. c 1697, d. b 19 Mar 1752
MotherMary Dashiell1 b. c 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1725John Townsend was born circa 1725 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6.

Susanna Townsend1

F, b. circa 1727, d. 1785
FatherBenjamin Townsend1 b. c 1697, d. b 19 Mar 1752
MotherMary Dashiell1 b. c 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1727Susanna Townsend was born circa 1727 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Death*1785She died in 1785 at Wicomico Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6.

Mary Townsend1

F, b. circa 1729
FatherBenjamin Townsend1 b. c 1697, d. b 19 Mar 1752
MotherMary Dashiell1 b. c 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1729Mary Townsend was born circa 1729 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6.

Mary (-----)1

F, b. circa 1710, d. before 8 August 1771
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1710Mary (-----) was born circa 1710.1 
Marriage*circa 1735She married Brickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend, son of Jeremiah Townsend I and Anne Brickhouse, circa 1735.1 
Married Namecirca 1735 As of circa 1735,her married name was Townsend. 
Will*24 April 1769Mary made a will on 24 April 1769 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*before 8 August 1771She died before 8 August 1771 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that her will was probated.1 

Family

Brickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
Children 1.Isaac Townsend1 b. c 1738
 2.Brickus Townsend1 b. c 1740, d. b 10 Aug 1770
 3.Jeremiah Townsend IV+1 b. c 1742, d. 1793
 4.John Townsend1 b. c 1743, d. b 5 Jul 1778
 5.Luke Townsend1 b. c 1746
 6.Hermutal Townsend1 b. c 1748
 7.Ann Townsend1 b. c 1750
 8.Mary Townsend1 b. c 1751
 9.William Townsend1 b. c 1752
 10.Nancy Townsend1 b. c 1754

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

Brickus Townsend1

M, b. circa 1740, d. before 10 August 1770
FatherBrickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1740Brickus Townsend was born circa 1740 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1765He married Rachel (-----) circa 1765.1 
Will*12 May 1770Brickus made a will on 12 May 1770 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*before 10 August 1770He died before 10 August 1770 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.1 

Family

Rachel (-----) b. c 1740

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

Isaac Townsend1

M, b. circa 1738
FatherBrickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1738Isaac Townsend was born circa 1738 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

Rachel (-----)1

F, b. circa 1740
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1740Rachel (-----) was born circa 1740.1 
Marriage*circa 1765She married Brickus Townsend, son of Brickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend and Mary (-----), circa 1765.1 
Married Namecirca 1765 As of circa 1765,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

Brickus Townsend b. c 1740, d. b 10 Aug 1770

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

Jeremiah Townsend IV1

M, b. circa 1742, d. 1793
FatherBrickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1742Jeremiah Townsend IV was born circa 1742 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1763He married Elizabeth Campbell circa 1763.2 
Death*1793Jeremiah Townsend IV died in 1793 at Kent Co, MD.2 

Family

Elizabeth Campbell b. c 1745
Children 1.Brickus Townsend2 b. c 1763
 2.Ebenezer Townsend2 b. 17 Nov 1765
 3.William Townsend2 b. 29 Mar 1767
 4.Eli Townsend2 b. 26 Apr 1770
 5.Samuel Townsend2 b. 19 Dec 1772
 6.Sarah Townsend2 b. 3 Nov 1774
 7.Ann Townsend2 b. 16 Sep 1776
 8.Catherine Townsend2 b. 10 Sep 1781
 9.William Townsend2 b. 3 Mar 1785

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 15.

John Townsend1

M, b. circa 1743, d. before 5 July 1778
FatherBrickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Last Edited10 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1743John Townsend was born circa 1743 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will*23 August 1777John made a will on 23 August 1777 at Havannah, Cuba.2 
Death*before 5 July 1778He died before 5 July 1778 at Havannah, Cuba. It was on this date that his will was probated.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 271 (John Townsend Family).

Luke Townsend1

M, b. circa 1746
FatherBrickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1746Luke Townsend was born circa 1746 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

Hermutal Townsend1

F, b. circa 1748
FatherBrickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1748Hermutal Townsend was born circa 1748 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

Ann Townsend1

F, b. circa 1750
FatherBrickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1750Ann Townsend was born circa 1750 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

Mary Townsend1

F, b. circa 1751
FatherBrickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1751Mary Townsend was born circa 1751 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

William Townsend1

M, b. circa 1752
FatherBrickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1752William Townsend was born circa 1752 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

Nancy Townsend1

F, b. circa 1754
FatherBrickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 10 Mar 1762
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1754Nancy Townsend was born circa 1754 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

Elizabeth (of Thos) Gray1

F, b. circa 1714
FatherThomas (of Jno of Miles) Gray1 b. c 1693, d. b 20 Jun 1733
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1695
Last Edited26 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1714Elizabeth (of Thos) Gray was born circa 1714 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1732She married James Townsend, son of James Townsend and Elizabeth Donahoe, circa 1732 at Somerset Co, MD.1,2 
Married Namecirca 1732 As of circa 1732,her married name was Townsend. 
Will - Father's*5 January 1732/33Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 5 January 1732/33 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Thomas Gray, planter, gave to son Solomon and heirs 250 acres of tract Moorfields and 100 acres of tract Labour, excepting tract sold Mr. Allen, wife Mary to have use of aforesaid plantation during her widowhood; and personalty. To daughter Mary and heirs 100 acres of tract Gray's Purchase in Perehawkin; and personalty. To daughters Jean, Rachel, Jemima and Sarah and daughter Elizabeth Townsend, personalty. To 3 children Solomon, Mary and Jemima residue of estate. Wife Mary Extr. Witt: John Scott, Samuel Atkinson, Edward Dickenson (Dickeson) & John Sheldon. Codicil: To Francis Allen all that tract for which Allen has bond, lying between Mr. Allen's plantation and Samuel Atkinson's. Witt: John Scott, Charles Townsend, Edward Dickenson & John Sheldon.1 

Family

James Townsend b. c 1700, d. b 2 May 1744
Child 1.Major Townsend+2 b. c 1733, d. b 4 Dec 1770

Citations

  1. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol. 7, 1732-1738, p. 21 (will of Thomas Gray, planter, wife Mary).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.

Major Townsend1

M, b. circa 1733, d. before 4 December 1770
FatherJames Townsend1 b. c 1700, d. b 2 May 1744
MotherElizabeth (of Thos) Gray1 b. c 1714
Last Edited26 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1733Major Townsend was born circa 1733 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Land patented*1763He patented land in 1763 at tract Maors Security, Atkinsons District, Worcester Co, MD.2 
Death*before 4 December 1770He died before 4 December 1770 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that Solomon Townsend, adm of Major Townsend dec'd, sold to Nehemiah Tilghman the land he patented in 1763, as Major died leaving an infant child who died.2 

Family

Leah Wharton b. c 1730
Children 1.Major Townsend2 b. c 1756
 2.James Townsend2 b. c 1758
 3.Solomon Townsend (s/o Major)2 b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 16.

Sarah Ward1

F, b. circa 1720
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1720Sarah Ward was born circa 1720.1 
Marriage*13 August 1739She married James Townsend, son of Daniel Townsend and Elizabeth (-----), on 13 August 1739 at Wilmington, New Castle Co, DE.1 
Married Name13 August 1739 As of 13 August 1739,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

James Townsend b. c 1719

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.

Dickerson Townsend1

M, b. circa 1721
FatherDaniel Townsend1 b. c 1698
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1721Dickerson Townsend was born circa 1721 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1745He married Sarah (-----) circa 1745.2 

Family

Sarah (-----) b. c 1720
Children 1.Thorogood Townsend2 b. c 1746
 2.William Townsend2 b. c 1748

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 16.

Elizabeth Townsend1

F, b. circa 1723
FatherDaniel Townsend1 b. c 1698
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1723Elizabeth Townsend was born circa 1723 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.

Danford Townsend1

M, b. circa 1725
FatherDaniel Townsend1 b. c 1698
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1725Danford Townsend was born circa 1725 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.

Rachel Sarah Townsend1

F, b. circa 1727
FatherDaniel Townsend1 b. c 1698
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1727Rachel Sarah Townsend was born circa 1727 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*11 September 1742She married William Tilghman on 11 September 1742 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name11 September 1742 As of 11 September 1742,her married name was Tilghman. 

Family

William Tilghman b. c 1720

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.

William Tilghman1

M, b. circa 1720
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1720William Tilghman was born circa 1720 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*11 September 1742He married Rachel Sarah Townsend, daughter of Daniel Townsend and Elizabeth (-----), on 11 September 1742 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Rachel Sarah Townsend b. c 1727

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.

Daniel Townsend1

M, b. circa 1730
FatherDaniel Townsend1 b. c 1698
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1730Daniel Townsend was born circa 1730 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1770He married Euphamy 'Ufan' Henry circa 1770 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Census head*1800Daniel was listed as a head of household in the census of 1800 at Bogerternorten Hundred, Worcester Co, MD.2 

Family

Euphamy 'Ufan' Henry b. c 1750
Child 1.Zadock Henry Townsend2 b. 4 Jan 1773

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 16.

John Townsend1

M, b. circa 1735
FatherDaniel Townsend1 b. c 1698
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1735John Townsend was born circa 1735 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1760He married Sinah (-----) circa 1760 at Worcester Co, MD.2 

Family

Sinah (-----) b. c 1740, d. b 12 Jan 1827
Children 1.Elizabeth Townsend3 b. c 1760
 2.Euphama Townsend3 b. c 1761
 3.Ebenezer Townsend3 b. c 1763
 4.(d/o John & Sinah) Townsend3 b. c 1765
 5.Ephraim Townsend3 b. c 1767

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 16.
  3. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 17.

ELizabeth Riggin1

F, b. circa 1720
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1720ELizabeth Riggin was born circa 1720 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1742She married Danford Townsend, son of James Townsend and Elizabeth Donahoe, circa 1742 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1742 As of circa 1742,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

Danford Townsend b. c 1715, d. b 16 Mar 1784
Children 1.Nehemiah Townsend+1 b. c 1742
 2.Elizabeth 'Betsy' Townsend1 b. c 1746
 3.Absalom Townsend+1 b. c 1748, d. b 1810
 4.Mary Townsend1 b. c 1751
 5.James Townsend2 b. c 1753, d. b 10 Feb 1802
 6.William Townsend2 b. 13 Oct 1754, d. b 1797
 7.Major Townsend2 b. c 1757, d. b 1773
 8.Ephraim Townsend+2 b. 26 Jul 1758, d. b 23 Jan 1828

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.

Nehemiah Townsend1

M, b. circa 1742
FatherDanford Townsend1 b. c 1715, d. b 16 Mar 1784
MotherELizabeth Riggin1 b. c 1720
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1742Nehemiah Townsend was born circa 1742 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1765He married Esther Wharton, daughter of Daniel Wharton II and Esther (-----), circa 1765.2 
Land bought*5 May 1772Nehemiah Townsend bought land on 5 May 1772 at tract Porters Discovery, Atkinsons District, Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that Danford Townsend sold 100 acres to Nehemiah Townsend (no relationsihp shown).2,3 

Family

Esther Wharton b. c 1740
Children 1.Danford Townsend4 b. 9 Oct 1768, d. 1796
 2.Hannah Townsend2 b. c 12 Oct 1770

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 17.
  3. [S2198] Ruth T. Dryden, Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland, 1666-1810, p. 491.
  4. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 17 & p. 30.

Elizabeth 'Betsy' Townsend1

F, b. circa 1746
FatherDanford Townsend1 b. c 1715, d. b 16 Mar 1784
MotherELizabeth Riggin1 b. c 1720
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1746Elizabeth 'Betsy' Townsend was born circa 1746 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.

Absalom Townsend1

M, b. circa 1748, d. before 1810
FatherDanford Townsend1 b. c 1715, d. b 16 Mar 1784
MotherELizabeth Riggin1 b. c 1720
Last Edited26 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1748Absalom Townsend was born circa 1748 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1770He married (-----) Otwell circa 1770.2 
Tax list (land)*1783Absalom Townsend was on the real estate tax list in 1783 at Pocomoke Hundred, Worcester Co, MD. He had 65 acres of Proters Discovery.2 
Death*before 1810He died before 1810 at Worcester Co, MD.2 

Family

(-----) Otwell b. c 1745
Children 1.Levin Townsend2 b. c 1770
 2.Absalom Townsend2 b. c 1772

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 17.

Mary Townsend1

F, b. circa 1751
FatherDanford Townsend1 b. c 1715, d. b 16 Mar 1784
MotherELizabeth Riggin1 b. c 1720
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1751Mary Townsend was born circa 1751 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 8.

James Townsend1

M, b. circa 1753, d. before 10 February 1802
FatherDanford Townsend1 b. c 1715, d. b 16 Mar 1784
MotherELizabeth Riggin1 b. c 1720
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1753James Townsend was born circa 1753 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will*16 April 1792James made a will on 16 April 1792 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*before 10 February 1802He died before 10 February 1802 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.

William Townsend1

M, b. 13 October 1754, d. before 1797
FatherDanford Townsend1 b. c 1715, d. b 16 Mar 1784
MotherELizabeth Riggin1 b. c 1720
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*13 October 1754William Townsend was born on 13 October 1754 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*before 1797He died before 1797 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.

Major Townsend1

M, b. circa 1757, d. before 1773
FatherDanford Townsend1 b. c 1715, d. b 16 Mar 1784
MotherELizabeth Riggin1 b. c 1720
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1757Major Townsend was born circa 1757 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*before 1773He died before 1773 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.

Ephraim Townsend1

M, b. 26 July 1758, d. before 23 January 1828
FatherDanford Townsend1 b. c 1715, d. b 16 Mar 1784
MotherELizabeth Riggin1 b. c 1720
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*26 July 1758Ephraim Townsend was born on 26 July 1758 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Tax list (land)*1783He was on the real estate tax list in 1783 at Worcester Co, MD. He had 166 acres of Porters Discovery.2 
Marriage*22 October 1796He married Rachel Cutler on 22 October 1796 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Will*5 December 1827Ephraim made a will on 5 December 1827 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Death*before 23 January 1828He died before 23 January 1828 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family 1

Rachel Cutler b. c 1778
Child 1.Charlotte Elizabeth Mary Townsend2 b. c 1799

Family 2

Nancy Eshon b. c 1800
Child 1.Eliza Ann Townsend2 b. 1824

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 17.

Elizabeth Watson1

F, b. circa 1708, d. before 9 August 1787
FatherJohn Watson1 b. c 1680, d. b 27 Feb 1729/30
MotherSarah Cannon (Cannon?)2 b. c 1680
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited15 Sep 2014
Birth*circa 1708Elizabeth Watson was born circa 1708 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1726She married Stephen Townsend, son of William Townsend and Elizabeth Costin, circa 1726.1 
Married Namecirca 1726 As of circa 1726,her married name was Townsend. 
Will - Father's*3 January 1729/30Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 3 January 1729/30 at Sussex Co, DE. In his will John Wattson, Yeoman, wife Sarah, named sons James, Luke and Hezekith Wattson; daughters Mary Wattson and Elizabeth Townsend (wife of Stephen).2 
Death*before 9 August 1787She died before 9 August 1787 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that Stephen Townsend, Littleton Townsend, Noah Townsend, Jehu Townsend, Betty Spencer (dec'd) and Abigail Oliver the wife of Aaron Oliver were named as heirs of Elizabeth Watson (daughter of John Watson) late wife of Stephen Townsend.3 

Family

Stephen Townsend b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
Children 1.William Townsend+1 b. c 1726, d. b 17 Aug 1759
 2.Stephen Townsend+1 b. c 1728, d. b 29 Jul 1786
 3.Littleton (of Stephen) Townsend+1 b. c 1730, d. b 2 Mar 1791
 4.Sarah Townsend+1 b. c 1731, d. b 10 Jan 1759
 5.Jesse Townsend+1 b. c 1732, d. b 31 Jan 1788
 6.Noah 'Noe' 'Job' Townsend+1 b. c 1734, d. b 29 Apr 1795
 7.Costen (of Stephen) Townsend+1 b. c 1736, d. b 1788
 8.Jehu Townsend1 b. c 1736
 9.Abigail Townsend+1 b. c 1738
 10.Elizabeth 'Betty' Townsend1 b. c 1740, d. b 9 Aug 1787

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 38 (will of John Wattson, Yeoman, wife Sarah).
  3. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Sussex Co, DE: Deeds: O: 89.

William Townsend1

M, b. circa 1726, d. before 17 August 1759
FatherStephen Townsend1 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
MotherElizabeth Watson1 b. c 1708, d. b 9 Aug 1787
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited26 Sep 2014
Birth*circa 1726William Townsend was born circa 1726 at Sussex Co, DE. 
Will - Grmoth's*21 September 1745William was named in his grandmother's will on 21 September 1745 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as grandson William Townsend (son of Steven) in the will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow.2 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Susanna (of Matthew) Manlove, daughter of Matthew (of Matthew) Manlove and Mary (-----), circa 1750 at Worcester Co, MD.3 
Est Settm't Named In11 September 1750William Townsend was named in an estate settlement on 11 September 1750 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that the inventory & accounts on the estate of Joseph Hickman showed the administratrix as Susanna, now wife of William Townsend.4 
Land sold*12 March 1750/51He sold land on 12 March 1750/51 at Sussex Co, DE. William Townsend and his wife Susannah, admx. of Joseph Hickman, dec’d., conveyed to Samuel Davis of Sussex Co., for £80, 170 a. by virtue of an order of the Orphans Court on 11 Sep 1750 to sell all the lands that Joseph Hickman d. possessed of. Joseph Hickman d. intestate. Deed says “all the land that Joseph Hickman the intestate of the sd. Susannah d. possessed.” Fifty a., part of the sd. land was purchased by the above sd. intestate’s grandfather Joseph Hickman and so descended to the intestate’s father Joshua Hickman, 100 a., part thereof sd. Joshua purchased of Thomas Wilson.5 
Est Settm't Named In*13 March 1753He was named in an estate settlement on 13 March 1753 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that the additional accounts on the estate of Joseph Hickman showed the administratrix as Susanna, now wife of William Townsend.6 
Will - Father's*10 January 1759William was named in his father's will on 10 January 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son William in the will of Stephen Townsend.7 
Death*before 17 August 1759He died before 17 August 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. His inventory was filed on this date, but there is no additional information.8 
Land left*before 2 January 1788He left land before 2 January 1788 at tract Bear Point, Dublin District, Somerset co, MD. It was on this date that Alexander Draper and Rachel Draper of Slaughter Neck, Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, DE sold to John Riggin of Somerset Co, MD. As Elizabeth Coston who married William Townsend and had issue Stephen and Stephen had issue William and William had issue the aforsaid Rachel, now wife of Alexander Draper.3 

Family

Susanna (of Matthew) Manlove b. c 1730
Marriage*circa 1750He married Susanna (of Matthew) Manlove, daughter of Matthew (of Matthew) Manlove and Mary (-----), circa 1750 at Worcester Co, MD.3 
Children 1.Leah Townsend+3 b. c 1752
 2.Rachel Townsend3 b. c 1754
 3.Susanna Townsend9 b. c 1756

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).
  3. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 18.
  4. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA: Sussex Co Orphan's Court Proceedings: 2: 76b.
  5. [S971] F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of Delaware, Vol. 4, p. 93 (William Hickman Family).
  6. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA: Sussex Co Orphan's Court Proceedings: 3: 31.
  7. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend).
  8. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA: Sussex Co: Probate Files.
  9. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, DPA: Sussex Co: Orphan's Court Proceedings: 4: 41.

Costen (of Stephen) Townsend1

M, b. circa 1736, d. before 1788
FatherStephen Townsend1 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
MotherElizabeth Watson1 b. c 1708, d. b 9 Aug 1787
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited26 Nov 2016
Birth*circa 1736Costen (of Stephen) Townsend was born circa 1736 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Will - Grmoth's*21 September 1745Costen was named in his grandmother's will on 21 September 1745 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as grandson Costin Townsend in the will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow.3 
Marriage*circa 1760He married (-----) (-----) circa 1760.4 
Death*before 1788Costen (of Stephen) Townsend died before 1788 at Sussex Co, DE.4 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1740
Children 1.Littleton (of Costen) Townsend4 b. c 1762
 2.Elizabeth Townsend4 b. c 1764
 3.Stephen Townsend4 b. c 1766

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9 & p. 18.
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).
  4. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 18.

Sarah Townsend1

F, b. circa 1731, d. before 10 January 1759
FatherStephen Townsend1 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
MotherElizabeth Watson1 b. c 1708, d. b 9 Aug 1787
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited3 Aug 2013
Birth*circa 1731Sarah Townsend was born circa 1731 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Will - Grmoth's*21 September 1745Sarah was named in her grandmother's will on 21 September 1745 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as granddaughter Sarah Townsend (daughter of Steven) in the will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow.3 
Marriage*circa 1754She married Stephen Cobb circa 1754.2 
Married Namecirca 1754 As of circa 1754,her married name was Cobb. 
Death*before 10 January 1759Sarah Townsend died before 10 January 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that Stephen Townsend named grandsons Stephen, Oliver & Elijah Cobb, sons of daughter Sarah, instead of her.4 

Family

Stephen Cobb b. c 1730, d. b 1759
Children 1.Elijah Cobb2 b. c 1754
 2.Oliver Cobb2 b. c 1756
 3.Stephen Cobb2 b. c 1758

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 18.
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).
  4. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend).

Stephen Townsend1

M, b. circa 1728, d. before 29 July 1786
FatherStephen Townsend1 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
MotherElizabeth Watson1 b. c 1708, d. b 9 Aug 1787
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited3 Aug 2013
Birth*circa 1728Stephen Townsend was born circa 1728 at Sussex Co, DE. 
Will - Father's*10 January 1759Stephen was named in his father's will on 10 January 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Stephen in the will of Stephen Townsend.2 
Marriage*circa 1770He married Elizabeth 'Betsy' Young, daughter of John Young and Mary (-----), circa 1770.3 
Will*29 June 1786Stephen made a will on 29 June 1786 at Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, DE.3 
Death*before 29 July 1786He died before 29 July 1786 at Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was probated.3 
Heir - named as*9 August 1787Stephen was named as an heir on 9 August 1787 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that Stephen Townsend, Littleton Townsend, Noah Townsend, Jehu Townsend, Betty Spencer (dec'd) and Abigail Oliver the wife of Aaron Oliver were named as heirs of Elizabeth Watson (daughter of John Watson) late wife of Stephen Townsend.4 

Family

Elizabeth 'Betsy' Young b. c 1750
Children 1.Stephen Townsend3 b. c 1775
 2.Mary Townsend5 b. c 1777
 3.Elizabeth 'Betty' Townsend5 b. c 1778
 4.John Young Townsend5 b. c 1785

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend).
  3. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 18.
  4. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Sussex Co, DE: Deeds: O: 89.
  5. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 19.

Littleton (of Stephen) Townsend1

M, b. circa 1730, d. before 2 March 1791
FatherStephen Townsend1 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
MotherElizabeth Watson1 b. c 1708, d. b 9 Aug 1787
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited26 Nov 2016
Birth*circa 1730Littleton (of Stephen) Townsend was born circa 1730 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1755He married Diligence Wharton, daughter of Daniel Wharton II and Esther (-----), circa 1755.2 
Will - Father's*10 January 1759Littleton was named in his father's will on 10 January 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Littleton in the will of Stephen Townsend.3 
Heir - named as*9 August 1787Littleton was named as an heir on 9 August 1787 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that Stephen Townsend, Littleton Townsend, Noah Townsend, Jehu Townsend, Betty Spencer (dec'd) and Abigail Oliver the wife of Aaron Oliver were named as heirs of Elizabeth Watson (daughter of John Watson) late wife of Stephen Townsend.4 
Will*15 February 1791Littleton made a will on 15 February 1791 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: 4 unnamed children. Extr Richard Hays Esq. Witt: James Rench, Jonathan Williams, Johnson Messick.5 
Death*before 2 March 1791He died before 2 March 1791 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was probated.5 

Family

Diligence Wharton b. c 1735
Children 1.Elizabeth Townsend2 b. c 1756
 2.Barkley Townsend2 b. c 1758
 3.William Townsend2 b. c 1760
 4.Littleton (of Litt) Townsend2 b. c 1762

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 19.
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend).
  4. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Sussex Co, DE: Deeds: O: 89.
  5. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 224 (will of Littleton Townsend).

Abigail Townsend1

F, b. circa 1738
FatherStephen Townsend1 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
MotherElizabeth Watson1 b. c 1708, d. b 9 Aug 1787
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited14 Sep 2014
Birth*circa 1738Abigail Townsend was born circa 1738 at Sussex Co, DE. 
Will - Father's*10 January 1759Abigail was named in her father's will on 10 January 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as daughter Abigail Townsend in the will of Stephen Townsend.2 
Marriage*circa 1760She married Aaron Oliver circa 1760 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Married Namecirca 1760 As of circa 1760,her married name was Oliver. 
Heir - named as*9 August 1787Abigail was named as an heir on 9 August 1787 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that Stephen Townsend, Littleton Townsend, Noah Townsend, Jehu Townsend, Betty Spencer (dec'd) and Abigail Oliver the wife of Aaron Oliver were named as heirs of Elizabeth Watson (daughter of John Watson) late wife of Stephen Townsend.3 
Will - Husb's*29 January 1795Abigail was named in her husband's will on 29 January 1795 at Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, DE. In his will Aaron Oliver, Cedar Creek, wife Abigall, named daughters Esther Bennett, Abigail Hays, Elizabeth Morris and Sarah Lofland.4 

Family

Aaron Oliver b. c 1720, d. b 3 Mar 1795
Children 1.Esther 'Hester' Oliver+5 b. 20 Dec 1761, d. 11 Feb 1845
 2.Abigail Oliver4 b. c 1763
 3.Elizabeth Oliver4 b. c 1765
 4.Sarah Oliver4 b. c 1767

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend).
  3. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Sussex Co, DE: Deeds: O: 89.
  4. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 258 (will of Aaron Oliver, wife Abigail).
  5. [S2429] Sutherland McColley, Sutherland McColley's Application to the Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, Member #1199 - Supplemental #2, Hitchens, E. Dallas and E. Millis Hurley. "Milford Delaware & Milford Area after 1776," Wilmington, DE: Delaware Genealogical Society, 1985, p. 131 & Hill, J. Bennett. "The Bennett Family of Sussex County, Delaware 1680-1860," Milford, DE: Milford Chronicle Publishing Co., 1970, pp. 19.

Aaron Oliver1

M, b. circa 1720, d. before 3 March 1795
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited14 Sep 2014
Birth*circa 1720Aaron Oliver was born circa 1720 at Delaware.2 
Marriage*circa 1760He married Abigail Townsend, daughter of Stephen Townsend and Elizabeth Watson, circa 1760 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will*29 January 1795Aaron made a will on 29 January 1795 at Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co, Delaware. He was shown as Aaron Oliver, Cedar Creek. Heirs: Abigall Oliver; daughters Esther Bennett, Abigail Hays, Elizabeth Morris and Sarah Lofland. Extrs: wife Abigail Oliver. Witt: John Young, Jonathan Williams, Shadrach Nicherson.3 
Death*before 3 March 1795He died before 3 March 1795 at Sussex Co, Delaware. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Family

Abigail Townsend b. c 1738
Children 1.Esther 'Hester' Oliver+2 b. 20 Dec 1761, d. 11 Feb 1845
 2.Abigail Oliver3 b. c 1763
 3.Elizabeth Oliver3 b. c 1765
 4.Sarah Oliver3 b. c 1767

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2429] Sutherland McColley, Sutherland McColley's Application to the Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, Member #1199 - Supplemental #2, Hitchens, E. Dallas and E. Millis Hurley. "Milford Delaware & Milford Area after 1776," Wilmington, DE: Delaware Genealogical Society, 1985, p. 131 & Hill, J. Bennett. "The Bennett Family of Sussex County, Delaware 1680-1860," Milford, DE: Milford Chronicle Publishing Co., 1970, pp. 19.
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 258 (will of Aaron Oliver, wife Abigail).

Jesse Townsend1

M, b. circa 1732, d. before 31 January 1788
FatherStephen Townsend1 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
MotherElizabeth Watson1 b. c 1708, d. b 9 Aug 1787
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1732Jesse Townsend was born circa 1732 at Sussex Co, DE. 
Marriage*circa 1755He married Sarah (-----) circa 1755.2 
Will - Father's*10 January 1759Jesse was named in his father's will on 10 January 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Jesse in the will of Stephen Townsend.3 
Will*21 September 1786Jesse made a will on 21 September 1786 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: wife Sarah Townsend; sons William, Jesse and Levin Townsend; daughter Sarah Townsend. Extrs wife Sarah Townsend and son William Townsend. Witt: Burton Prettyman, William Prettyman and Mary Jones.2 
Death*before 31 January 1788He died before 31 January 1788 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family

Sarah (-----) b. c 1735, d. b 23 Jun 1818
Children 1.William Townsend2 b. c 1760
 2.Jesse Townsend2 b. c 1762
 3.Levin Townsend4 b. 14 Feb 1770
 4.Sarah Townsend2 b. c 1771

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 190 (will of Jesse Townsend, wife Sarah).
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend).
  4. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 19.

Elizabeth 'Betty' Townsend1

F, b. circa 1740, d. before 9 August 1787
FatherStephen Townsend1 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
MotherElizabeth Watson1 b. c 1708, d. b 9 Aug 1787
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited3 Aug 2013
Birth*circa 1740Elizabeth 'Betty' Townsend was born circa 1740 at Sussex Co, DE. 
Will - Grmoth's*21 September 1745Elizabeth was named in her grandmother's will on 21 September 1745 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as granddaughter Elizabeth Townsend (daughter of Steven) in the will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow.2 
Marriage*circa 1758She married Eleazer Spencer circa 1758.3 
Married Namecirca 1758 As of circa 1758,her married name was Spencer. 
Will - Father's*10 January 1759Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 10 January 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as daughter Betty Spencer in the will of Stephen Townsend.3 
Death*before 9 August 1787She died before 9 August 1787 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that Stephen Townsend, Littleton Townsend, Noah Townsend, Jehu Townsend, Betty Spencer (dec'd) and Abigail Oliver the wife of Aaron Oliver were named as heirs of Elizabeth Watson (daughter of John Watson) late wife of Stephen Townsend.4 

Family

Eleazer Spencer b. c 1735, d. 1772

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend).
  4. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Sussex Co, DE: Deeds: O: 89.

Noah 'Noe' 'Job' Townsend1

M, b. circa 1734, d. before 29 April 1795
FatherStephen Townsend2 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
MotherElizabeth Watson2 b. c 1708, d. b 9 Aug 1787
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited3 Aug 2013
Birth*circa 1734Noah 'Noe' 'Job' Townsend was born circa 1734 at Worcester Co, MD. 
Will - Father's*10 January 1759Noah was named in his father's will on 10 January 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Noe in the will of Stephen Townsend.3 
Marriage*circa 1760He married (-----) (-----) circa 1760.4 
Heir - named as*9 August 1787Noah was named as an heir on 9 August 1787 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that Stephen Townsend, Littleton Townsend, Noah Townsend, Jehu Townsend, Betty Spencer (dec'd) and Abigail Oliver the wife of Aaron Oliver were named as heirs of Elizabeth Watson (daughter of John Watson) late wife of Stephen Townsend.5 
Marriage*circa April 1793He married Elizabeth (-----) circa April 1793 at Sussex Co, DE.6 
Administrator*9 May 1793Noah was named as administrator of an estate on 9 May 1793 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Nathaniel Stockley was granted to Job Townsend and wife Elizabeth, late Elizabeth Stockley.6 
Death*before 29 April 1795He died before 29 April 1795 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Job Townsend was granted to Richard Coverdill and wife Elizabeth, late Elizabeth Townsend.7 

Family 1

(-----) (-----) b. c 1740
Marriage*circa 1760He married (-----) (-----) circa 1760.4 
Children 1.Joshua Townsend4 b. c 1770
 2.Nancy Townsend4 b. c 1775

Family 2

Elizabeth (-----) b. c 1740
Marriage*circa April 1793Noah 'Noe' 'Job' Townsend married Elizabeth (-----) circa April 1793 at Sussex Co, DE.6 

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend) & p. 241 (adm of Nathaniel Stockley).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend).
  4. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 20.
  5. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Sussex Co, DE: Deeds: O: 89.
  6. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 241 (adm of Nathaniel Stockley to Job Townsend).
  7. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 260 (adm of Job Townsend to Richard Coverdill).

Jehu Townsend1

M, b. circa 1736
FatherStephen Townsend1 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Sep 1759
MotherElizabeth Watson1 b. c 1708, d. b 9 Aug 1787
ChartsDescendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited3 Aug 2013
Birth*circa 1736Jehu Townsend was born circa 1736 at Sussex Co, DE. 
Will - Father's*10 January 1759Jehu was named in his father's will on 10 January 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Jehu in the will of Stephen Townsend.2 
Heir - named as*9 August 1787Jehu was named as an heir on 9 August 1787 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that Stephen Townsend, Littleton Townsend, Noah Townsend, Jehu Townsend, Betty Spencer (dec'd) and Abigail Oliver the wife of Aaron Oliver were named as heirs of Elizabeth Watson (daughter of John Watson) late wife of Stephen Townsend.3 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend).
  3. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Sussex Co, DE: Deeds: O: 89.

Mary Watson1

F, b. circa 1705
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1705Mary Watson was born circa 1705 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1725She married Costen (of Wm) Townsend, son of William Townsend and Elizabeth Costin, circa 1725.1 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

Costen (of Wm) Townsend b. c 1704, d. b 13 Feb 1776
Children 1.John Townsend1 b. c 1739
 2.Isaac Townsend1 b. c 1742
 3.James Townsend1 b. c 1744

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.

John Townsend1

M, b. circa 1739
FatherCosten (of Wm) Townsend1 b. c 1704, d. b 13 Feb 1776
MotherMary Watson1 b. c 1705
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1739John Townsend was born circa 1739 at Sussex Co, DE.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.

Isaac Townsend1

M, b. circa 1742
FatherCosten (of Wm) Townsend1 b. c 1704, d. b 13 Feb 1776
MotherMary Watson1 b. c 1705
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1742Isaac Townsend was born circa 1742 at Sussex Co, DE.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.

James Townsend1

M, b. circa 1744
FatherCosten (of Wm) Townsend1 b. c 1704, d. b 13 Feb 1776
MotherMary Watson1 b. c 1705
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1744James Townsend was born circa 1744 at Sussex Co, DE.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 9.

Julia (-----)1

F, b. circa 1725
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1725Julia (-----) was born circa 1725 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1745She married Costen (of Wm) Townsend, son of William Townsend and Elizabeth Costin, circa 1745.1 
Married Namecirca 1745 As of circa 1745,her married name was Townsend. 
Administrator*13 February 1776Julia was named as administrator of an estate on 13 February 1776 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that the estate of Costen Townsend was granted to Littleton Townsend in right of Julia, widow.2 

Family

Costen (of Wm) Townsend b. c 1704, d. b 13 Feb 1776
Children 1.Elizabeth Townsend1 b. c 1745
 2.Littleton (of Costen) Townsend1 b. c 1747
 3.Samuel Coston Townsend1 b. c 1751

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 106 (adm of Costen Townsend to Littleton Townsend).

Elizabeth Townsend1

F, b. circa 1745
FatherCosten (of Wm) Townsend1 b. c 1704, d. b 13 Feb 1776
MotherJulia (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1745Elizabeth Townsend was born circa 1745 at Sussex Co, DE.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.

Littleton (of Costen) Townsend1

M, b. circa 1747
FatherCosten (of Wm) Townsend1 b. c 1704, d. b 13 Feb 1776
MotherJulia (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited26 Nov 2016
Birth*circa 1747Littleton (of Costen) Townsend was born circa 1747 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Administrator*13 February 1776Littleton was named as administrator of an estate on 13 February 1776 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that the estate of Costen Townsend was granted to Littleton Townsend in right of Julia, widow.2 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 106 (adm of Costen Townsend to Littleton Townsend).

Samuel Coston Townsend

M, b. circa 1751
FatherCosten (of Wm) Townsend1 b. c 1704, d. b 13 Feb 1776
MotherJulia (-----)1 b. c 1725
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1751Samuel Coston Townsend was born circa 1751 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Uncle's*10 January 1759Samuel was named in his uncle's will on 10 January 1759 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Samuel Coston Townsend in the will of Stephen Townsend.2 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 70 (will of Stephen Townsend).

Elizabeth 'Betty' Townsend1

F, b. circa 1727
FatherSolomon Townsend (s/o Wm)2 b. c 1706, d. b 7 Apr 1773
MotherAbigail (12) Granger2 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited3 Aug 2013
Birth*circa 1727Elizabeth 'Betty' Townsend was born circa 1727 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Will - Grmoth's*21 September 1745Elizabeth was named in her grandmother's will on 21 September 1745 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as granddaughter Betty Townsend (daughter of Solomon) in the will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow.1 

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.

Jacob Townsend1

M, b. circa 1731, d. before 5 March 1803
FatherSolomon Townsend (s/o Wm)1 b. c 1706, d. b 7 Apr 1773
MotherAbigail (12) Granger1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*circa 1731Jacob Townsend was born circa 1731 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Father's*4 January 1772Jacob was named in his father's will on 4 January 1772 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Jacob Townsend in the will of Solomon Townsend Sr.2 
Will - Brother's*2 March 1773Jacob was named in his brother's will on 2 March 1773 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as brother Jacob Townsend in the will of Solomon Townsend Jr., wife Eliabeth.3 
Marriage*circa 1774He married Sarah Lofland, daughter of John Lofland Sr. and Rachel Hayes, circa 1774.4,5 
Death*before 5 March 1803Jacob Townsend died before 5 March 1803 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was probated.4 

Family

Sarah Lofland b. c 1760
Children 1.David Townsend4 b. c 1774
 2.John Townsend4 b. c 1776
 3.Job Townsend4 b. c 1778
 4.Jacob Townsend4 b. c 1780, d. b 1830
 5.Minnie Townsend4 b. c 1783
 6.Selby Townsend4 b. c 1784
 7.Eliza Townsend4 b. c 1786

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 241 (will of Solomon Townsend Sr.).
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 94 (will of Solomon Townsend Jr., wife Elizabeth).
  4. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 20.
  5. [S2321] Robbie Snowden, M.K. Miles, Letter dated 9 Feb 1857 from Job Townsend to his cousin Mrs. Zadock Postles.

William Townsend1

M, b. circa 1733, d. before 3 January 1810
FatherSolomon Townsend (s/o Wm)1 b. c 1706, d. b 7 Apr 1773
MotherAbigail (12) Granger1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*circa 1733William Townsend was born circa 1733 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1771He married Mary Lofland, daughter of John Lofland Sr. and Rachel Hayes, circa 1771 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Will - Father's*4 January 1772William was named in his father's will on 4 January 1772 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son William Townsend in the will of Solomon Townsend Sr.3 
Will - Brother's*2 March 1773William was named in his brother's will on 2 March 1773 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as brother William Townsend in the will of Solomon Townsend Jr., wife Eliabeth. He also named a nephew Solomon Townsend, son of my brother William.4 
Death*before 3 January 1810He died before 3 January 1810 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family

Mary Lofland b. c 1750
Children 1.Solomon Townsend (s/o Wm of Solm)2 b. c 1771
 2.Major Townsend2 b. c 1772
 3.James Townsend2 b. c 1774
 4.Zadock Townsend2 b. c 1778
 5.Job Townsend2 b. c 1778, d. b 1794
 6.Abigail Townsend2 b. c 1779
 7.Comfort Townsend2 b. c 1780
 8.Sally Townsend2 b. c 1785

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 20.
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 241 (will of Solomon Townsend Sr.).
  4. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 94 (will of Solomon Townsend Jr., wife Elizabeth).

Solomon Townsend (s/o Solm of Wm)1

M, b. circa 1735, d. before 24 March 1773
FatherSolomon Townsend (s/o Wm)1 b. c 1706, d. b 7 Apr 1773
MotherAbigail (12) Granger1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*circa 1735Solomon Townsend (s/o Solm of Wm) was born circa 1735 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1772He married Elizabeth Lofland, daughter of John Lofland Sr. and Rachel Hayes, circa 1772.1 
Will - Father's*4 January 1772Solomon was named in his father's will on 4 January 1772 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Solomon Townsend in the will of Solomon Townsend Sr.2 
Will*2 March 1773Solomon made a will on 2 March 1773 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: wife Elizabeth Townsend; brothers Jacob, Luke and William Townsend; sister Phebe Morris; nephews John Townsend (son of brother Luke), Solomon Townsend (son of William); niece Nancy Townsend (daughter of brother Luke); Selah Watson; Richard Coverdale; John Lofland Jr. Extrs: wife Elizabeth Townsend and brother-in-law John Lofland. Witt: Wrixsom Warren, Benjamin Webb, Sealah Robison.3 
Death*before 24 March 1773He died before 24 March 1773 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was probated.3 

Family

Elizabeth Lofland b. c 1754

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 241 (will of Solomon Townsend Sr.).
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 94 (will of Solomon Townsend Jr., wife Elizabeth).

Elizabeth Lofland1

F, b. circa 1754
FatherJohn Lofland Sr.2 b. c 1720, d. b 24 Mar 1773
MotherRachel Hayes3 b. c 1725
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*circa 1754Elizabeth Lofland was born circa 1754 at Sussex Co, DE.3 
Will - Father's*14 September 1770Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 14 September 1770 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as daughter Elizabeth Loughland in the will of John Loughland Sr., wife Rachel.3 
Marriage*circa 1772She married Solomon Townsend (s/o Solm of Wm), son of Solomon Townsend (s/o Wm) and Abigail (12) Granger, circa 1772.1 
Married Namecirca 1772 As of circa 1772,her married name was Townsend. 
Will - Husb's*2 March 1773Elizabeth was named in her husband's will on 2 March 1773 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as wife and Extr Elizabeth Townsend in the will of Solomon Townsend Jr.4 

Family

Solomon Townsend (s/o Solm of Wm) b. c 1735, d. b 24 Mar 1773

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2321] Robbie Snowden, M.K. Miles, Letter dated 9 Feb 1857 from Job Townsend to his cousin Mrs. Zadock Postles.
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 93 (will of John Lofland (Loughland) Sr., wife Rachel).
  4. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 94 (will of Solomon Townsend Jr., wife Elizabeth).

Luke Townsend1

M, b. circa 1736, d. before 5 May 1787
FatherSolomon Townsend (s/o Wm)1 b. c 1706, d. b 7 Apr 1773
MotherAbigail (12) Granger1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*circa 1736Luke Townsend was born circa 1736 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1771He married Rachel Lofland, daughter of John Lofland Sr. and Rachel Hayes, circa 1771.2 
Will - Father's*4 January 1772Luke was named in his father's will on 4 January 1772 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Luke Townsend in the will of Solomon Townsend Sr.3 
Will - Brother's*2 March 1773Luke was named in his brother's will on 2 March 1773 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as brother Luke Townsend in the will of Solomon Townsend Jr., wife Eliabeth. He also named a nephew John Townsend, son of my brother Luke.4 
Will*17 March 1787Luke made a will on 17 March 1787 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Death*before 5 May 1787He died before 5 May 1787 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family

Rachel Lofland b. c 1756
Children 1.John Townsend2 b. c 1771
 2.Nancy Townsend2 b. c 1772
 3.Luke Townsend2 b. c 1774
 4.Job Townsend2 b. c 1776
 5.Jeremiah Townsend2 b. c 1778
 6.William Townsend2 b. c 1782
 7.Stephen Townsend2 b. c 1784
 8.Charles Townsend2 b. c 1786

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 20.
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 241 (will of Solomon Townsend Sr.).
  4. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 94 (will of Solomon Townsend Jr., wife Elizabeth).

Phoebe Townsend1

F, b. circa 1741, d. after 1793
FatherSolomon Townsend (s/o Wm)1 b. c 1706, d. b 7 Apr 1773
MotherAbigail (12) Granger1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*circa 1741Phoebe Townsend was born circa 1741 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1760She married Joseph Morris circa 1760.1 
Married Namecirca 1760 As of circa 1760,her married name was Morris. 
Will - Father's*4 January 1772Phoebe was named in her father's will on 4 January 1772 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as daughter Phebe Morris (wife of Joseph) in the will of Solomon Townsend Sr.2 
Will - Brother's*2 March 1773Phoebe was named in her brother's will on 2 March 1773 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as my sister Phebe Morris in the will of Solomon Townsend Jr., wife Eliabeth.3 
Death*after 1793She died after 1793 at Sussex Co, DE.1 

Family

Joseph Morris b. c 1735

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 241 (will of Solomon Townsend Sr.).
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 94 (will of Solomon Townsend Jr., wife Elizabeth).

Joseph Morris1

M, b. circa 1735
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*circa 1735Joseph Morris was born circa 1735.1 
Marriage*circa 1760He married Phoebe Townsend, daughter of Solomon Townsend (s/o Wm) and Abigail (12) Granger, circa 1760.1 
Will - Father-in-law*4 January 1772Joseph was named in his father-in-law's will on 4 January 1772 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Joseph Morris, husband of my daughter Phebe, in the will of Solomon Townsend Sr.2 

Family

Phoebe Townsend b. c 1741, d. a 1793

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 241 (will of Solomon Townsend Sr.).

Abigail Townsend1

F, b. circa 1745
FatherSolomon Townsend (s/o Wm)1 b. c 1706, d. b 7 Apr 1773
MotherAbigail (12) Granger1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*circa 1745Abigail Townsend was born circa 1745 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Marriage*circa 1765She married John Carlisle circa 1765.2 
Married Namecirca 1765 As of circa 1765,her married name was Carlisle. 
Will - Father's*4 January 1772Abigail was named in her father's will on 4 January 1772 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as daughter Abigail Carlisle (wife of John) in the will of Solomon Townsend Sr.2 

Family

John Carlisle b. c 1740

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 241 (will of Solomon Townsend Sr.).

John Carlisle1

M, b. circa 1740
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*circa 1740John Carlisle was born circa 1740.1 
Marriage*circa 1765He married Abigail Townsend, daughter of Solomon Townsend (s/o Wm) and Abigail (12) Granger, circa 1765.2 
Will - Father-in-law*4 January 1772John was named in his father-in-law's will on 4 January 1772 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as John Carlisle, husband of my daughter Abigail, in the will of Solomon Townsend Sr.2 

Family

Abigail Townsend b. c 1745

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 241 (will of Solomon Townsend Sr.).

Mary Clendaniel1

F, b. circa 1710
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1710Mary Clendaniel was born circa 1710.1 
Marriage*circa 1730She married Charles Townsend III, son of William Townsend and Elizabeth Costin, circa 1730.1 
Married Namecirca 1730 As of circa 1730,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

Charles Townsend III b. c 1708, d. b 1745
Children 1.Charles Townsend IV1 b. c 1743
 2.Elias Townsend (s/o Chas h/o Edy Collins)+1 b. c 1746, d. b 12 Jan 1821
 3.Esther 'Hessie' Townsend1 b. c 1748

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.

Charles Townsend IV1

M, b. circa 1743
FatherCharles Townsend III1 b. c 1708, d. b 1745
MotherMary Clendaniel1 b. c 1710
Last Edited3 Aug 2013
Birth*circa 1743Charles Townsend IV was born circa 1743 at Sussex Co, DE.1 
Will - Grmoth's*21 September 1745Charles was named in his grandmother's will on 21 September 1745 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as grandson Charles Townsend in the will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow.2 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).

Elias Townsend (s/o Chas h/o Edy Collins)1,2

M, b. circa 1746, d. before 12 January 1821
FatherCharles Townsend III1 b. c 1708, d. b 1745
MotherMary Clendaniel1 b. c 1710
Last Edited3 Aug 2013
Birth*circa 1746Elias Townsend (s/o Chas h/o Edy Collins) was born circa 1746 at Worcester Co, MD.3 
Land bought*17 April 1773He bought land on 17 April 1773 at Bowmans Farms, Slaughter Neck, Sussex Co, DE. On 17 April 1773 Edward Strecher of Phila., house carpenter, and his wife Betty conveyed to Elias Townsend, Sussex Co., innholder, 138 1/4 a. in the bottom of Slaughter Neck, being part of a tract and marsh formerly known as Bowmans Farms and the same fell to the above Betty Strecher by the death of her bro. Isaac Davis, adj. the lands of Nehemiah Davis. Thomas and Nehemiah Davis were bros. The land was laid out for said Betty Strecher on 18 March 1767.4 
Marriage*circa 1775He married Edith 'Edy' Collins, daughter of John Collins and Edith 'Edy' (-----), circa 1775.3,2 
Anecdote*1775 Elias was a Tory in the Revolution.3 
Will - Father-in-law*25 June 1775Elias was named in his father-in-law's will on 25 June 1775 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as Elias Townsend, husband of my daughter Edy, in the will of John Collins, wife Edy.2 
Will - Witnessed*30 January 1788Elias witnessed a will on 30 January 1788 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that Thomas Davis, Rachel Atkinson and Elias Townsend witnessed the will of Nehemiah Davis Sr., wife Susannah.5 
Will*4 January 1821Elias made a will on 4 January 1821 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: Son, Purnal Townsend, a tract of land purchased of Nathan Young, known as The Bevans Tract whereon my son Purnal now lives, also 25 acres a Marsh adjoining the Marsh of the heirs of Thomas Davis (dec’d); Son, Noah Townsend, the plantation and farm whereon I now live; on condition that he pays my three daughters, Selah Young, the widow of Nathan Young (dec’d), Edy, now the wife of Henry Davis, Hessy Bennett, now the wife of John Bennett the sum of $1000 each, in equal proportions; also my mansion farm and 20 acres of Marsh adjoining the Marsh of Thomas Davis (dec’d). All my personal property to be divided in equal amounts to my three daughters already named. Extr: Son, Purnal Townsend. Witnessed by Isaac Lofland, John Collins.6 
Death*before 12 January 1821He died before 12 January 1821 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was probated.6 

Family

Edith 'Edy' Collins b. c 1750
Marriage*circa 1775He married Edith 'Edy' Collins, daughter of John Collins and Edith 'Edy' (-----), circa 1775.3,2 
Children 1.Edith 'Edy' Townsend3 b. c 1776
 2.Purnal Townsend3 b. c 1780, d. 19 Nov 1850
 3.Selah Townsend3 b. c 1790
 4.Noah Townsend3 b. c 1792
 5.Milby Townsend3 b. c 1795
 6.Hessy Townsend3 b. c 1798
 7.John Y. Townsend3 b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 112 (will of John Collins, wife Edy).
  3. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 21.
  4. [S2221] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland Vol 11, p. 86 (Davis Family).
  5. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 201 (will of Nehemiah Davis Sr., wife Susannah).
  6. [S2221] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland Vol 11, p. 7 (Bennett Family).