Lydia was born. Lydia married Christopher Townsend, son of Thomas Townsend I, before 1760 in New York. Lydia's maiden name maybe Doty or Doughty but there is no proof. Lydia's husband, an unknown person , died before 22 March 1809 in Frederick, Southeast Town, Dutchess County, New York, leaving her a widow; On the 15th of April 1809, The Providence Gazette (Rhode Island) reported the death of Christopher Townsend at Newport in his 70th year.
|Christopher Townsend b. c 1739, d. b 22 Mar 1809|