Jane Townsend

Female21 February 1842–18 September 1875

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Townsend was born on 21 February 1842, in Greene, New York, United States, her father, Alferd Townsend, was 37 and her mother, Catherine Blish, was 37. She married Philip H. Lasher about 1862. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lexington, Greene, New York, United States in 1850 and Halcott, Greene, New York, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 September 1875, in Delaware, New York, United States, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Philip H. Lasher
Jane Townsend
Marriage: about 1862
Wilbur Lasher
Hester Lasher
Isaac Townsend Lasher

Sources (6)

  • Jane Lashes in household of Alford Townsend, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Melissa - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Melissa
  • Jane Townsend in household of Alfred Townsend, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1862
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 9

    Established in 1851.


    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived at the extremity of a village, from Middle English toun(es)ende. Compare Town . There may have been some confusion with Townson .

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

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