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Elizabeth (Townley) Smith

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Elizabeth Halsted Smith formerly Townley aka Halstead
Born about in Stonehedge, Colne, Lancashire, England
Wife of — married in Colne, Lancashire, England
Wife of — married in Burnley Parish,,Lancashire, England
Died about in Stonirakes, Burnley Parish, Lancashire, England
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She was the dau of Lawrence and Jennett (Halstead) Townley. Jennett was the dau of John Halstead who dc 1601 in England.

"Elizabeth's sister, Mary Townley, was the wife of Captain Augustine Warner, who imported his nephew, Lawrence Smith to Virginia in 1652." from Clark book.

Elizabeth was the mother of John, Ellen and Elizabeth Halstead; and of Richard, John, Major Lawrence, Thomas and Christopher Smith.

Died 11 AUG 1662 Warner Hall, Gloucester, Virginia?

Probate Lancashire, England 28 Jan 1679


Elizabeth Towneley married (1st) Richard Halsted; (2nd) Christopher Smith of Stannihurst[1][2]


  1. Dugdale, 314, added 2014-07-16, amb
  2. Magna Carta Ancestry, p. 206, citing Dugdale, added 2014-07-16, amb

Secondary Re-Sources

Ancestors and Descendants of Smiths by Linda G. Cheek, 1987. ISBN 0-89308-622-3. Page 142 (I will do look-ups in this book by request. It does not have many sources, and no photographs. Kitty Smith)


Thank you to Lamar Ross, Charles Ano, Cara Johnson, Michelle Brooks, Kitty Smith, Roten Cooper, for contributions to this profile.

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