Source:Waters, Henry F. Notes on the Townsend Family

Source Notes on the Townsend family
compiled by Henry F. Waters
Author Waters, Henry F.
Year range - 1883
Surname Townsend
Subject Family tree, History, Will/Probate records
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher Printed for the Essex Institute
Date issued 1883
Place issued Salem, Mass.
Waters, Henry F.. Notes on the Townsend family: compiled by Henry F. Waters. (Salem, Mass.: Printed for the Essex Institute, 1883).
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This book contains articles and notes on several branches of the Townsend family by Henry F. Waters and is divided into sections as follows:

pp 1 - 28: Section 1 - Reprint of an article originally published : The family of William Townsend of Boston. Compiled by Henry F. Waters. Essex (Mass.) : Essex Institute Historical Collections, 1882, Vol 19, p 269.

William Townsend (ca. 1601-ca. 1668/1669) immigrated to Boston during or before 1634. Most descendants lived in Massachusetts.

pp 29 - 38: Sketch of the Family of Thomas Townsend of Lynn. Compiled by Henry F. Waters.

pp 38 - 41: Joseph Townsend of Boston.

pp 41 -.43 : A Few English Notes Relating to the Name of Townsend. (Wills and Fine Rolls)