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Anaphileda (Watson) Townsend (abt. 1730 - abt. 1818)

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Anaphileda Townsend formerly Watson
Born about in Hanover, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Chatham, Hanover, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Logan, Kentucky, USAmap
Watson-1336 created 9 May 2011 | Last modified
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Even though her name is massacred, her father's will verifies their relationship and hints at the Grisell relationship because of her sister's name.

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT (Will Book II, Page 242, Pittsylvania Co. VA.) In the name of God Amen October the 22, 1794 I John Watson of Pittsylvania County in the State of Virginia being in perfect health both of body and mind and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make constitute and ordain this my last Will and Testament that is to say principally and first of all I recommend my soul into the hands of God who gave it and as for my body I recommend it to the earth to be buried in a Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executor, hereafter named and as for such worldly goods wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life I give devise and dispose of in the manner and form following: ITEM It is my will and I do order that in the first place all of my just debts and burial charges be paid and satisfied. ITEM I give and bequeath to my beloved son William Watson and his heirs forever my dwelling, plantation and all the land thereto belonging and as for my moveable estate I also give and bequeath the whole that I possess to my son William Watson whom I constitute and ordain to be my only and sole Executor of this my last will and Testament. ITEM I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Watson and to my son John Watson and to my daughter Grisell Farthing and to my daughter Ceziah Hughes and to my daughter Arphileda Townson and to their heirs forever one shilling sterling to each of them to be their full portion of all my whole and sole estate to be paid out of my estate by my executor, as Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written, the word Farthing interlined before signing. John Watson Witnesses: John Hammond Sr. Elisha Burton Josiah Ferguson Will proved: 19 Apr 1802, Pittsylvania Co. VA.

THOMAS TOWNSEN D(b.Nov. May 20,1796) arrived in what is now Pittsylvania County, Virginia about the year 1752. Here at Chatham Thomas Townsend apparently met and married Anaphilda Watson(1730-l8l8), daughter of John Thomas Watson, " The Old Scotchman", a neighbor.

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Date: 1730
Place: Hanover, Virginia, USA
Date: ABT 1732
Place: Hanover, Virginia, USA

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 1730


Death: Y
Date: 1818
Place: Logan, Kentucky, USA
Age: 87-88
Death: Y
Date: 1818
Place: Logan, Kentucky, USA
Age: 87-88

Found multiple copies of DEAT DATE. Using 1818Array

Record ID Number

Record ID Number: MH:I2484

User ID

User ID: 55A34D4C-0036-4210-9F46-52B3DDFA3EC2


Title: Genealogy of the Townshend-Townsend Family Abbrev: Townshend-Townsend Family Author: Townsend, Riely Leon Publication: Oklahoma City: Privately Pub., 1973 Repository:

Name: Clayton Library, Houston Texas

"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 July 2016), Anaphilda Watson Townsend, ; Burial, Adairville, Logan, Kentucky, United States of America, Red River Meeting House Cemetery; citing record ID 34454332, Find a Grave,

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