Hezekiah Townsend

1803–1875 (Age 72)
Town of Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life of Hezekiah

When Hezekiah Townsend was born in 1803, in Town of Canandaigua, Ontario, New York, United States, his father, Hezekiah Townsend, was 35 and his mother, Hannah Shaw, was 37. He married Mary Conger about 1838, in Milton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in New York, United States in 1870. He died in 1875, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Hezekiah Townsend
1803–1875
Mary Conger
1817–1872
Marriage: about 1838
Margaret Amelia Townsend
1839–1908
Hezekiah E. Townsend
1840–1882
Mary Abigail Townsend
1841–1904
Sheridan Townsend
1844–
George D. Townsend
1845–
William Sheridan Townsend
1846–
Henry F. Townsend
1847–
John R. Townsend
1849–
Rosabella Townsend
1853–
Ada Townsend
1857–1921

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1838
Milton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States
children

(10)

  • Margaret Amelia Townsend

    Female1839–1908Female

  • Male1840–1882Male

  • Mary Abigail Townsend

    Female1841–1904Female

  • Sheridan Townsend

    Male1844–Male

  • George D. Townsend

    Male1845–Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (7)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 22

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the extremity of a village, from Middle English toun ‘village’, ‘settlement’ + ende ‘end’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • H Townsend, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hezekiah Townsand, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Hezekiah Townsend, "United States Census, 1870"

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