James Townsend was born on July 2, 1671, in Boston, Massachusetts, his father, Thomas, was 34 and his mother, Mary, was 24. He married Mary Lynks and they had three children together. He then married Alice Newell and they had nine children together. He died on April 18, 1738, in his hometown at the age of 66, and was buried there.
Sept. 4, 1666 his father conveyed 3 acres in Roxbury on Dedham highway and two other larger parcels with house on one. Conveyance was in considerationof six £ per annum to be paid to Abraham and Susan his wife during life and to survivors if they stand in need of money. Refers to new house on 16 acre lot -- later burned. Think it same land later deeded by heirs of Abraham to James Townsend and Alice.
James Townsend's birth is not recorded but parentage is deter-mined by the administrators account of his estate. Thomas Bentley was adm. and credits estate with share of Caleb Townsend's (brother of deceased) estate. Caleb died a few weeks after James. Bentley was also appointed, Apr. 9, 1744, gdn. of the Widow Alice Townsend who was "non compos mentes."
Adm. on the estate of Alice Townsend was granted Aug 25, 1749 to her son Joshua Townsend of Bolton, Worcester Co. N.E. Hist. & Gen. Reg.
Name: James Townsend Gender: Male Birth Date: 1669 Birth Place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Death Date: 18 Apr 1738 Death Place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Marriage Date: 7 Jun 1700 Father: Thomas Townsend Mother: Mary Davis Spouse: Alice Newell Children: Joshua Townsend
Name: James Townsend Event Type: Marriage Marriage Date: 7 Nov 1693 Marriage Place: Boston, Massachusetts Spouse Name: Mary Lynck
Name: James Townsend Gender: Male Spouse: Alice Newell Marriage Date: 7 Jun 1700 City: Boston County: Suffolk Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0818093-0818095.
Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 Name: James Townsend Event Type: Death Birth Date: abt 1668 Death Date: 18 Apr 1738 Death Place: Boston, Massachusetts Death Age: 70
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