Person:John Townsend (63)

Watchers
m. 14 NOV 1642
  1. Richard Townsend1645 -
  2. Richard Townsend1652/53 - 1732
  3. John Townsend1656 - 1727
  4. William Townsend1658 - 1692
  5. Mary Townsend1661 -
  • HJohn Townsend1656 - 1727
  1. Stephen Townsend - ABT 1769
  2. James Townsend
  • HJohn Townsend1656 - 1727
  • WElizabeth - 1690/1
  1. Elizabeth Townsend1681 -
  2. John Townsend1683 -
  3. Hannah Townsend1689/90 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] John Townsend
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 9 Apr 1656 Bucklebury, Berkshire, England
Marriage Notice 16 JAN 1693/94 16 11th mo. 1693, Newbury MM
to Elizabeth Pococke
Marriage Notice 20 MAR 1693/94 20 1st mo. 1694, Newbury MM
to Elizabeth Pococke
Marriage 8 APR 1694 Oare, Berkshire, England8 2nd mo. 1694, Newbury MM
to Elizabeth Pococke
Immigration[1] 1712 Pennsylvania, United Statesprobable year of immigration
Property[1][3] 28/29 Dec 1715 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statespurchase
Property[1][4] 14 Jul 1716 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statessold portion of the land to Hugh Lowdon
Burial[1][2] 17 Jun 1727 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Probate[1][6] 14 Dec 1727 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesinventory taken 14 d. 10th mo. 1727

On 27 May 1717 John, a “labourer”, was admitted as a freeman to the City of Philadelphia.[1][5]

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Greene, David L. “Townsend Ancestry of Richard of the Welcome, John of Philadelphia, Joseph of Chester County, and Joan of Chester County”, in Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania), 42 (4): 293–313, Fall/Winter 2002.

    (See John1 Townsend from pages 303–6.)

  2. 2.0 2.1 Greene cites, “Cope, Abstract of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, 141; FHL #20,467.”
  3. Greene writes, “He was certainly in Philadelphia by 28–29 December 1715, when, as John Townsend laborer he purchased land on the north side of Walnut Street in Philadelphia from David Powell surveyor (Philadelphia County Deeds E9:431, 432.);...”
  4. Greene cites, “Philadelphia County Deeds E9:435, 436.”
  5. Greene cites, “Robert E. Hoagland, ‘Persons Admitted as Freemen to the City of Philadelphia, 1704–1720,’ PGM 33(1983): 112, from Minutes of the Common Council II:35.”
  6. Greene cites, “Philadelphia County Administrations A79, 1727. The inventory has the same date and is part of the same file.”