Townsend Bible

This Bible record was transcribed from the Genealogical Records
Manuscript Entries of Births, Deaths and Marriages, taken from
Family Bibles 1581-1917
, Edited by Jeannie F-J. Robison and
Henrietta C. Bartlett, The Colonial Dames of the State of New York,
New York, 1917, p 234-5.


Below this line is verbatim from source, with some minor formatting changes.


(Died, 1807.)

Holy Bible in English; Edinburgh, Alexander Kincaid, 1769.

Inside front cover is the statement: "Mary Townsend's Bible price 20 /
Bought of Hugh Gaine @ New York, 1st August, Anno Domini 1775.
Mary Townsend, Deceased February 7th, 1807." The book contains
other records of the Townsend family and their slaves and is now the
property of Miss Marguerite Valentine of Glen Cove, Long Island.

"Deborah Townsend's Book, presented to her by her Aunt Hannah
Valentine February 1807".

Deborah Townsend was Born October 17th 1776.

Hannah Townsend was Born October 18th, 1783. Hannah Townsend
Deceased February 6th, 1808 aged 24 years 3 months 13 days.

Elizabeth Townsend, Wife of Jacob Townsend, Died June 23d.
1811, aged thirty four years, five months and eleven days.

Jacob Townsend, Died January thirteenth, 1841, aged 69 years,
10 months and 8 days.

An acct. of the Birth of Prior and Sarah Townsend and their children.

Prior Townsend was Born December 21st 1749

Sarah Townsend was Born August 27th 1750

George Townsend their first son was Born December 21, 1768

Jacob Townsend their second son was Born March 5th, 1771

Hannah Townsend third child was Born September 7th, 1774.

Deborah Townsend, fourth child was Born October 17th day 1776

Hannah Townsend their fifth child was Born October 18th, 1783.

Prior Townsend Deceased December 8th 1803

Sarah Townsend Deceased September 11th 1833 aged 83 years

Black Boy Crodus was Born February 8th the eighth in the year 1767

Jerod Crodus Son was Born Novembr. 3d. 1807.

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