Person:John Townsend (65)

John Townsend
b.1761 Virginia
d.bef. 15 July 1788 Augusta County, Virginia
m. abt. 1748
  1. Solomon Townsendabt 1749 - 1776
  2. Ezekiel Townsendest 1750 - 1802
  3. Samuel Townsend1752 - 1849
  4. Thomas Townsend1753 - 1836
  5. Henry Townsendabt 1759 - 1838
  6. John Townsend1761 - bef 1788
  7. Robert Taylor Townsendabt 1763 - 1831
  8. Andrew Townsend1764 - 1838
  9. Hannah Townsend1765 -
m. 18 October 1786
  1. Mary Townsendabt 1787 - 1790
Facts and Events
Name John Townsend
Gender Male
Birth? 1761 Virginia
Marriage 18 October 1786 Augusta County, Virginiato Keziah Tackett
Death? bef. 15 July 1788 Augusta County, Virginia
Vital Records

There are 13 vital records available on MyHeritage for John Townsend, including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.

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John Townsend was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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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).