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Henry Townsend (d. date unknown)Henry Townsend (son of Henry Townsend and Elizabeth Titus) died date unknown.He married Anne Wright.
Notes for Henry Townsend:
Genealogy of Connecticut, Vol. I, page 203 states:
Henry (5), son of Henry (4) Townsend, was born in 1725, in Chester, Orange County, New York, and died in 1813.He was engaged with his brother Peter Townsend in the Stirling Iron Works.He married Anne Wright.Henry (6), son of Henry (5) Townsend, was born at Chester, New York.He was engaged with his uncle Peter Townsend at the Stirling Iron Works, where steel was manufactured for the first time in this country.He afterward moved to Canterbury, New York.He was a member of the Society of Friends, and in consequence of his religious belief, he took no part in the revolutionary was, but he assisted in making the great chain (used to block the Hudson Rover) to protect West Point.