FAMILY VINES

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My family history research begins with my TOWNSEND line which began in Virginia, and migrated primarily to Maryland and Delaware. From there they spread throughout the country. I often have direct and indirect relationships in my database. I attempt to cite sources and references from books, census data, online sources, and other researchers. My other direct family lines are TRUITT, CLARK, WIX, MCKNITT, BROWN, SMITH, GULLETT, GOSLIN, HEIDRICH, STUETZ, SCHULTHEISS.

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  • ID: I8129
  • Name: Major TOWNSEND 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Abt 1737 in Worcester County, Maryland 3
  • Death: Aft 2 Nov 1794 in Worcester County, Maryland
  • Will: 2 Nov 1794 Worcester County, Maryland 4 5
  • Probate: 5 Dec 1795 Worcester County, Maryland 4 5



    Father: Jeremiah TOWNSEND b: Abt 1714 in Worcester County, Maryland
    Mother: Sarah WHITE b: Abt 1717 in Somerset County, Maryland

    Marriage 1 Leah SELBY b: in Worcester County, Maryland
    • Married: Bef 1787 in Worcester County, Maryland 3
    Children
    1. Has Children Joshua TOWNSEND b: 1760-1770 in Worcester County, Maryland
    2. Has Children John Atkinson TOWNSEND b: Abt 1769 in Worcester County, Maryland
    3. Has No Children Luke TOWNSEND b: Abt 1770 in Worcester County, Maryland
    4. Has Children Eleanor TOWNSEND b: Abt 1776 in Worcester County, Maryland
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth TOWNSEND b: Abt 1780 in Worcester County, Maryland
    6. Has Children James TOWNSEND b: 31 Aug 1786 in Maryland

    Sources:
    1. Title: Revolutionary Patriots of Worcester & Somerset Counties, Maryland, 1775-1783
      Author: Henry C. Peden
    2. Title: Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland
      Volumes 5 - 15
      Author: compiled by Henry C. Peden Jr., Ralph A. Riggin, Vernon L. Skinner Jr., and F. Edward Wright
      Publication: Colonial Roots
      2009
    3. Title: The Townsend Family of Maryland
      Author: Ruth T. Dryden
      Publication: Ruth T. Dryden
      2414 Front St. # 25
      San Diego, CA 92101-1438
      1993
    4. Title: Selby Families of Colonial America
      Author: Donna Valley Russell
      Publication: Catoctin Press
      Middletown, Maryland
      1990
      Repository:
      • Title: Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum www.ocmuseum.org

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