Elan Durkee Townsend

Male Abt 1807 - 1874


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  • Name  Elan Durkee Townsend 
    • There was a Dr. John DURKEE in Champion very early 1800s and may be the person for whom Elan was named.
    Born  Abt 1807  Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Census  Jun 1855  2nd Election District, Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • p. 233
      Log house, value $10, family #306
      Townsend, Elam D., 48, M, b. Jefferson co, md., resident 10y, Farmer
      Sabra, 38, F, Wife, b. Jefferson co, md., resident 10y
      Mary E. C., 18, F, Child, b. Jefferson co, resident 10y
      Martin V., 16, M, Child, b. Jefferson co, resident 10y
      Adelia L., 15, F, Child, b. Jefferson co, resident 10y
      Hiram C., 15, M, Child, b. Jefferson co, resident 10y
      Catherine N., 11, F, Child, b. Jefferson co, resident 10y
      Almon, 7, M, Child, b. Jefferson co, resident 7y
      Adison, 6/12, M, Child, b. Jefferson co, resident 6/12
    Residence  1864  Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the road from Natural Bridge to the south-west, E. D. Townsend has a farm on the west side of the road. In 1855, his residence was a littel to the north and on the east side of the same road.
    Census  1865  Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • p. 19 (2nd Election District)
      Townsend, Elon D., 56
      Sylvatus, 46
      Martin, 26
      Hiram, 23
      Catherine, 21
      Almon, 17
      Adison, 10
      (Information is from an index, not the original census)
    Died  1874  Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  1874  East Side Cemetery, Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I25082  Bryant
    Last Modified  18 Jan 2005 

    Father  Josiah Townsend,   b. 12 Mar 1770, Canaan, Columbia Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1860, Savannah, Wayne Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Dolly Parker,   b. 11 Aug 1769, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1856, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Mar 1792  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F344  Group Sheet

    Family  Sabra Ann Lewis,   b. 20 Oct 1817, Champion, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1889, Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1836  probably, Champion, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Marietta C. Townsend,   b. 01 Jul 1836, probably, Lewis Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Martin V. Townsend,   b. 20 Nov 1837, probably, Diana, Lewis Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1919, Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Hiram Lewis Townsend,   b. 17 Sep 1841, probably, Lewis Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1926, Theresa, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Adelia L. Townsend,   b. Dec 1841, probably, Diana, Lewis Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Catherine Townsend,   b. Abt 1844, Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Almon E. Townsend,   b. 18 Nov 1848, Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1909, Gratiot Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elam Townsend,   b. Abt Jun 1850, Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1851, Sand Hill Cemetery, Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Priscilla Townsend,   b. Abt 1853, Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jun 1855, probably, Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Addison G. (Addis) Townsend,   b. Dec 1854, Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F181  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1807 - Jefferson Co, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1836 - probably, Champion, Jefferson Co, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Jun 1855 - 2nd Election District, Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1864 - Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1865 - Wilna, Jefferson Co, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1874 - Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1874 - East Side Cemetery, Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S53] Ewers, Fran, Townsend/Helms, Ewers, Fran (Townsend), (not published).

    2. [S39] 1850 US Census, Jefferson Co,, Wilna, p.424.

    3. [S100] Townsend, Byron, Townsends, Byron G. Townsend, (Houghton Lake, MI, 1997).


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