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
Mary Conger
Marriage: about 1838
Margaret Amelia Townsend
Hezekiah E. Townsend
Mary Abigail Townsend
Sheridan Townsend
George D. Townsend
William Sheridan Townsend
Henry F. Townsend
John R. Townsend
Rosabella Townsend
Ada Townsend

Spouse & Children

about 1838
Milton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States


  • Margaret Amelia Townsend


  • Male1840–1882Male

  • Mary Abigail Townsend


  • Sheridan Townsend


  • George D. Townsend


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+9 More Children

World Events (7)


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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