Facts and Events
John Townsend was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of John Townsend
- Page 81.--29th October, 1787. John Townsend's will--To wife; to mother; to brother, Ezekiel; to daughter, Mary. Teste: Wm. Bourk, Sr. and Jr.; Wm. Roberson. Proved, 15th July, 1788, by the Burks. Keziah Townsend qualified. (Note: Keziah Townsend mentioned in this record is no doubt the Keziah Tackett, daughter of Lewis Tackett that married John in 1786).
Marriage Record in Augusta County, VA
- Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County; 1786--October 17, John Townsend and Kesiah Tackett, daughter of Lewis Tackett; surety, Thomas Galford; witnesses, Charles Hamilton, Solomon Townsend.
- Vol. 2 - Marriage in Augusta County; 1786, By Rev. Saml. Shannon: October 18th, John Townsend and Heizia Jacks. (Note: this record appears to have had a transcription error, based upon the record above).