Abraham Townsend Sr.

Abraham Townsend Sr. (1682)

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Yeoman Abraham "Of James Gibbons First Division" Townsend Sr.
Born in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married (to before ) in Boston,Suffolk,Massachusetts Baymap
Husband of — married in York,York,Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 8 Jul 2011
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Biography

"Abraham Townsend Sr.":

Birth Date ;20 May 1682 Birthplace; Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay.[1] Father's Name ;Samuel Townsend Mother's Name; Abigail (Davis) Townsend.[2] Married on 30 Nov 1708,at Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Too Mary Eustice.[3]He married his second wife Judith Edgecomb on 12/08/1720 in York,York,Massachusetts Bay.(in the area later named Biddeford,Maine)[4][5]

James Gibbons First Division

"Abraham Townsend purchased in the town of Saco, in 1728, land known as " James Gibbons' first division," and the saint-year other lands of Joseph, John, and Gibbons Mace, of Gossport, X. EL ; this last was deeded to Abraham Townsend and Robert Edgecomb. Judith, wife of Abraham Townsend, was the daughter of Robert Edgecomb; she had brothers, Robert and Thomas, in 1733. Abraham, as above, died in 1746, and left his two sons, "Nathaniel of Lynn, blacksmith," and "Abraham of Biddeford,"[6]

Children of Abraham Townsend and Mary (Eustice) Townsend

  1. Abraham Townsend Born on 05 Nov 1717 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts[7]
  2. Mary Townsend born on 02 Nov 1715, in BOSTON,SUFFOLK,MASSACHUSETTS[8]
  3. Nathaniel Townsend born on 31 May 1711 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay.[9][10]

Sources

  1. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHMW-9S6 : 4 December 2014), Abraham Townsend, 20 May 1682; citing Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, 129-130; FHL microfilm 592,866.
  2. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FCWG-TZN : 4 December 2014), Abraham Townsend, 20 May 1682; citing BOSTON,SUFFOLK,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 397,042.
  3. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHQ7-XLW : 4 November 2017), Abraham Townsend and Mary Eustice, 30 Nov 1708; citing Marriage, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 818,093.
  4. "Vital records of Saco and Biddeford,Maine",[Page.129]
  5. The marriage of "Abraham Townsend Sr." and "Judith Edgecomb",united in marriage in York,York,Massachusetts Bay Province(the area is now called "Biddeford,Maine) under Reverend "Matthew Short";"Saco and Biddeford Vital Records preserved in the NEHGS Register, vol. 71, [p.129] (1917)"
  6. History of the Ancient Ryedales and they're descendants; by Author; Gideon Tibbetts Ridlon (1884)|[[Page.590]
  7. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4D7-VZ7 : 4 December 2014), Abrm. Townsend in entry for Abraham Townsend, 05 Nov 1717; citing Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, v 24 p 125; FHL microfilm 14,734.
  8. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VQXV-H55 : 4 December 2014), Abrm. Townsend in entry for Mary Townsend, 02 Nov 1715; citing BOSTON,SUFFOLK,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0014734 V. 24.
  9. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4D2-WRM : 4 December 2014), Abraham Townsend in entry for Nathanll. Townsend, 31 May 1711; citing Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, v 24 p 78; FHL microfilm 14,734.
  10. "In 1749 in the agreement of heirs at probate court "Nathaniel Townsend" was named the eldest son, and "Abraham Townsend"the youngest son [of Abraham Townsend Sr.].; "Maine Probate Abstracts, vol 2"


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Rachel daughter of Thomas Edgecomb and Sarah his wife
Rachel daughter of Thomas Edgecomb and Sarah his wife

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On 4 Feb 2018 at 20:47 GMT Troy Smith wrote:

Also see discussion, on Abraham Townsend for valuable information on this G2G feed: https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/11701/zebulon-townsend



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