Christopher Townsend1

M, b. circa 1701, d. 26 December 1787
FatherSolomon Townsend b. c 1672
MotherCatherine Almy b. 22 Jan 1673/74
     Christopher was born in the Town of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Long Island, New York. Christopher married Patience Easton circa 1723. Christopher departed this life on Wednesday, 26 December 1787 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.


Patience Easton d. 12 Mar 1789


  1. [S453] Martha Burke, Solomon Townsend of Rhode Island, CHRISTOPHER TOWNSEND4 (Solomon, John, John), b. 1701, d. 26 Dec., 1787, md. Patience Easton.
    1.     Solomon, b. 6th day 9th mo., 1724.
    2.     Christopher, b. 24th of 5th mo.1728.
    2.     Nicholas, b. 27th 8th mo., 1730, md. Hepzibah Thurston, dau. of Benjamin and Hepzibah Thurston on 16 May 1754.
    3.     John, b. 17th l2th mo., 1732, md. Philadelphia (Phila) Feke, dau. of Robert & Eleanor on 15 Oct., 1767 buried in Friend's Ground, Ne w-port.
    4.     Mary, b. 30th 10th mo. 1735, md. Gideon Wanton and had children.
    5.     Christopher (again) b. 6th 8th mo., 1738. &. Jonathan, b. 25th 3rd mo., 1745, reportedly the maker of tall case clocks. (Births taken from the Quaker Records of Ne wport.).