Rose Townsend1

F, b. circa 1653
FatherHenry Townsend I b. c 1620, d. 9 Mar 1695/96
MotherAnne Coles b. c 1634
     Rose was born circa 1653 probably at Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island. 1654. Rose married Joseph Dickinson in the Town of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Long Island, New York.


Joseph Dickinson b. 24 Dec 1654


  1. [S124] A Memorial of John, Henry, and Richard Townsend & their descendants., page 183, page 208 - ROSE, DAUGHTER OF HENRY Isr, MARRIED Captain Joseph Dickenson. Dr. P. Townsend says that during one of her father's imprisonments she, then a child nine years old, fed him through the bars of the window. She had, we believe, a son named James, who married Sarah, daughter of Sarah Townsend and Abraham Underhill. (See Sarah, of Thomass, Chap. IV.) She certainly had a son, or grandson, Zebulon, who married Rose, daughter of Justice John Townsend. (See Justice John, Chap. IV.)-Issue, Townsend and Henry. Of Townsend we know nothing. Henry was horn Januarv 13th, 1735, and was married June 30th, 1752, to Ruth, daughter of Silvanus Townsend. (See Sily nfu.s, (f l?ieliai a', Chap. XVII.)-Issue, Mary and Silvanus.
    MARY was born Mardi 12th, 1754. Her name was Rose, but she preferred Mary, and so changed it. She married Gideon Wright, December 6th, 1772, and died May 6th, 1842. (See Gideon W-r-fight, Chap. V.)
    SILV ANus was born November 19th, 1755; married Mary Miles.-Issue, Townsend, who married Rebecca Franklin, granddaughter of Gideon Wright, and died without children.