Lidia Townsend

F, b. circa 1761, d. before 7 March 1808
FatherChristopher Townsend b. c 1739, d. b 22 Mar 1809
MotherLydia (?)
     Lidia was born circa 1761 in Fredricksburg, Dutchess County, New York. Lidia married Abner Doty circa 1780 in Dutchess County, New York. Lidia's husband, Abner, died after 12 October 1785 in Frederick, Southeast Town, Dutchess County, New York, leaving her a widow. Lidia married 2nd John Ballard circa 1786 in Dutchess County, New York.1 Lidia was noted as "deceased" in her father's will. She therefore died before 7 March 1808.

Family 1

Abner Doty b. c 1755, d. a 12 Oct 1785

Family 2

John Ballard


  1. [S1325] Ethan Allen Doty, Doty-Doten Family in America: Descendants of Edward Doty, an Emigrant by the Mayflower, 1620, From the similarity of names, as well as the residence of this family, it is probalby also descended from Isaac Doty of Oyster Bay, L. I.
    The ancestor, whose name is not known, was a farmer and lived probably at South East, Putman County, N.Y. He died at an early age, about 1797. His widow married ________ Ballard and they had a daughter, Bethany or Bethaniah, who married Charles Tupper and lived at Mount Washington, probably in Putnam County.
         1. Stephen, m. Nellie Covey . . .
         2. Elais, not married d. New York City during the War of 1812
         3. Abner b. about 1781.