Annie M. Townsend1

F, b. 25 November 1876, d. 1960
FatherThomas Townsend2,1 b. 21 Oct 1832, d. Jul 1910
MotherAmy Green1 b. 23 Nov 1842, d. May 1905
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited3 Feb 2013
Birth*Annie M. Townsend was born on 25 November 1876; her tombstone has a birth year of 1871.2 
She was the daughter of Thomas Townsend and Amy Green.2,1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAnnie M. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 25 April 1891 in the household of Thomas Townsend in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Thomas (age 56) were his wife Amy Green (age 50), their children William (age 26), Colin (age 25), Ellen (age 22) and Annie (age 19). Thomas was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAnnie M. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 25 April 1901 in the household of Thomas Townsend in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Thomas (age 66) were his wife Amy Green (age 58), their children Colin (age 31), Albenia (age 27) and Annie (age 24). Thomas and Colin were farmers. The family religion was Presbyterian.4
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAnnie M. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Rev. Colin Guilford Townsend in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Colin (age 48) were his sisters Albenia (age 41) and Annie (age 38) and Robert Marchbank (age 43), a boarder. Colin and Robert were farmers. The household religion was Presbyterian.5
Death*Annie M. Townsend died in 1960.1 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40496,-63.77629.
Inscription: Thomas Townsend / Oct. 1832 / July 1910 / his wife / Amy Green / Nov. 1841 / May 1905
Left side: Rev. W.M. Townsend M.A., D.D. / 1864-1940
Right side: Albenia E. Townsend / 1867-1959 / Annie M. Townsend / 1871-1960
Back: Rev. Colin C. Townsend B.A. / 1865-1913.1
Tombstone, Thomas Townsend (1834-1910), his wife Amy Green (1841-1905), their son William McNeill Townsend (1864-1940), their daughter Albenia Ellen Townsend (1867-1959), their son Colin G. Townsend (1869-1913). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S3205] Cemetery Marker Thomas Townsend & Amy Green, Annie M. Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 17 July 2004.
  2. [S2166] Census return, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S7849] 1891 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Thomas Townsend household #175, 25 April 1891, digital image of census page LAC Roll T-6383, Page 40, Library & Archives Canada, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S7848] 25 April 1901 digital image of original page, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Roll T-6428 to T-6556, Page 12, Family #106, of Thomas Townsend Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S8275] 1911 Census of Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Colin Townsend household #66, 1911, digital copy of original image LAC Microfilm Reels T-20326 to T-20460., Page 7, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Archibald Townsend1

M, b. 1840, d. 20 April 1888
FatherJohn Townsend2 b. 1790, d. 5 Sep 1880
MotherNancy Ann Montgomery2 b. 11 Apr 1795, d. 11 Apr 1870
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited1 Feb 2013
Birth*Archibald Townsend was born in 1840 in Prince Edward Island.3 
He was the son of John Townsend and Nancy Ann Montgomery.2 
Marriage*Archibald Townsend married Elizabeth H. Clark on 5 February 1862 in Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; "Marriage: At Bedeque on the 5th inst. by the Rev. Robert S. Patterson, Mr. Archibald Townsend of Lot 19, to Miss Eliza H. Clark, of Lot 25." ]The Islander Feb. 21, 1862, page 3]. Witnesses were John Townsend and Richard Clark. They were married by license, by Rev. Robert Patterson, recorded 31 March 1862.4,5
Marriage Registration, Archibald Townsend and Eliza H. Clark.
City DirectoryArchibald Townsend appeared in the City Directory in 1864 in Lot 19, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Archibald Townsend was listed in the 1864 Hutchinson's P.E.I. Directory as owner of a general store.6 
City Directory*He appeared in the City Directory in 1871 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Event: Living
Year: 1871
Place: Travellers' Rest, St. David's, Twp 19
Province of record source: Prince Edward Island
Comments: Trader.
Source: Prince Edward Island Directory for 1871, The Genealogical Research Library, Toronto, 1984.
Volume/Page(s): 56
Please note: The province and county are associated with the location of the record source and in some cases may not be the same as the place where the event occurred.2 
Census HeadHousehold*He was head of the household in the census of 4 April 1881 in Lot 19, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household were Archibald's wife Eliza, sons James L., Henry & Alfred, and daughters Ida, Bertha and Mary. An infant, 4 months old, was entered simply as "L.W.", who would be Lewis. Archibald's occupation was entered as Book Keeper. The family religion was Presbyterian.3
1881 Canada Census, Archibald Townsend head of household. Included in the household were Archibald's wife Eliza, sons James L., Henry & Alfred, and daughters Ida, Bertha and Mary. An infant, 4 months old, was entered simply as "L.W.".
Death*He died on 20 April 1888; When widowed, Eliza moved to the US with her children.2 
Burial*He was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36185,-63.72576.
Inscription: Archibald Townsend / Died / April 20, 1888 / AEt. 49 yr's.1
Tombstone, Archibald Townsend (1840-1888). North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.
Front inscription detail.

Family

Elizabeth H. Clark b. February 1838
Children

Citations

  1. [S4871] Cemetery Marker - Archibald Townsend (1840-1888), Archibald Townsend (1840-1888) Tombstone inscription; read by David Walker, 11 August 2010.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S4001] 1881 Canada Census - Archibald Townsend, Archibald Townsend, head Household #42, 4 April 1881, Microfilm Microfilm C-13162, Page 11, Line 13, District Prince, Subdistrict Lot 19, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S2325] "Marriages Book #7, PEI, 1856-1863, p.564" ( PARO, Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.23533,-63.12547), Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888 (1861-1863), Page 564, Image 22.. Hereinafter cited as "Marriages Book #7, PEI, 1856-1863, p.564."
  5. [S3985] Marriage: Archibald Townsend and Eliza H. Clark, The Islander, Charlottetown, Feb. 21, 1862, Page 3. Hereinafter cited as The Islander.
  6. [S3986] Hutchinson, Hutchinson's P.E.I. Directory - 1864, (Charlottetown: Hutchinson, 1864). Hereinafter cited as Hutchinson's P.E.I. Directory - 1864.
  7. [S7823] Baptism transcription - James Leslie Townsend, PARO Baptismal Index, Trinity United Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Book 1, Page 3, (8 May 1868). Hereinafter cited as Baptism transcription.

Azella Townsend1

F, b. circa 1856
FatherJohn Townsend1 b. c 1821
MotherMary Jane Jones1
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited11 Oct 2004
Birth*Azella Townsend was born circa 1856.2 
She was the daughter of John Townsend and Mary Jane Jones.1 

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S2160] Census 1871: Westmorland Parish, 1871, census return C10392, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Benjamin F. Townsend

M, b. 6 February 1876
FatherRichard M. Townsend b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 24 Jul 1901
MotherCharity Ann Lefurgey b. 23 Nov 1831, d. 31 Oct 1911
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Birth*Benjamin F. Townsend was born on 6 February 1876 in Kansas, U.S.A.
He was the son of Richard M. Townsend and Charity Ann Lefurgey

Bertha Townsend1

F, b. circa 1869
FatherArchibald Townsend1 b. 1840, d. 20 Apr 1888
MotherElizabeth H. Clark1 b. Feb 1838
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited20 Nov 2009
Name Variation Bertha Townsend is also known as Albertie Townsend.2 
Birth*She was born circa 1869 in Prince Edward Island.2 
She was the daughter of Archibald Townsend and Elizabeth H. Clark.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBertha Townsend was enumerated on the census of 4 April 1881 in the household of Archibald Townsend in Lot 19, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household were Archibald's wife Eliza, sons James L., Henry & Alfred, and daughters Ida, Bertha and Mary. An infant, 4 months old, was entered simply as "L.W.", who would be Lewis. Archibald's occupation was entered as Book Keeper. The family religion was Presbyterian.2

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S4001] 1881 Canada Census - Archibald Townsend, Archibald Townsend, head Household #42, 4 April 1881, Microfilm Microfilm C-13162, Page 11, Line 13, District Prince, Subdistrict Lot 19, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Bruce Douglas Townsend Sr.1

M, b. 6 October 1900
FatherThomas Humphrey Townsend2 b. 15 Oct 1849, d. 28 Feb 1936
MotherAdalaide Wallace2 b. 5 Jun 1868, d. 17 Apr 1934
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of William Wallace
Descendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited21 Apr 2013
Name-ComBruce Douglas Townsend Sr. is commonly known as Bruce.3,4 
Birth*He was born on 6 October 1900 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.5,3 
He was the son of Thomas Humphrey Townsend and Adalaide Wallace.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBruce Douglas Townsend Sr. was enumerated on the census of 31 March 1901 in the household of Thomas Humphrey Townsend in Westmorland Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with Thomas (age 51) were his wife Adalaide Wallace (age 33), children Gertrude/Gertie (age 12), annetta/Nettie (age 8), William (age 4), Eva (age 2) and Bruce (age 6 months). There was also his mother, Mary Jane Jones (age 74), his cousin Emma Townshend (age 54, relationship recorded as 'aunt') and his niece Hattie M. Wells.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBruce Douglas Townsend Sr. was enumerated on the census of 1 June 1911 in the household of Adalaide Wallace in Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada; Adelaide (Ada on the census form) was head of household, but not a widow. There is an entry stating that "husband is in Jolicure, NB". Thomas and son Seymour were living on the Jolicure farm at the time of this census. Ada's other children were living with her in Amherst (Gertrude 22, Devonia 19, Gwendolyn 13 and Bruce 10). This must have been a boarding house as there were seven boarders, including Arthur Preston Walker. One must assume that through this connection with the Townshend family he met his future wife, Ella Mae Townshend. Thomas H. Townshend is a 1st cousin of Ella's father, Frank Townshend. Ada's husband Thomas was listed in the 1991 Census as head of household on the farm in Jolicure with son Seymour, 15.4 
Immigration*Bruce Douglas Townsend Sr. immigrated to Massachusetts, U.S.A., in 1923.6  
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe was enumerated on the census of 3 April 1930 in the household of William Seymour Townsend in Pepperell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; included in the household with Seymour (age 32) were his wife Evelyn Marshall (age 24), their daughter Geraldine (age 3) and Seymour's brother Bruce Townsend (age 27). Seymour was an electrician in a paper mill, Bruce was a machine operator in a paper mill.6
Marriage*Bruce Douglas Townsend Sr. married Natalie Blake on 21 September 1931 in Pepperell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A..1 

Family

Natalie Blake b. 25 November 1908

Citations

  1. [S1345] Roy Ashley Wallace, compiler, Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988 (Prince Edward Island, Canada: Privately published, after 1988). Hereinafter cited as Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S2418] Census 1901: Thomas Humphrey Townshend, Thomas H. Townshend #72, 1901, Image file from original census page T-6445, District Number 24, Subdistrict h-3, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  4. [S2416] Census 1911: Ada Townshend - Amherst, NS, Adelaide (Ada) Townshend #168, 1911, PDF of original microfilm unknown film, Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. Page 16, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  5. [S8257] Births - Registration Division of Westmorland County, birth registration entry, digital copy of original image PANB film F18058, Code A5/1900, Number 5226 (5 October 1900), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  6. [S8259] 1930 US Census, Pepperell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, of Seymour W. Townsend household #8, 3 April 1930, digital copy of original image Roll 925, page 2A, Enumeration District 399, Image 1075, FHL microfilm 2340660, http://www.ancestry.ca, Ancestry.ca.

Charles Townsend

M, b. 7 March 1871
FatherRichard M. Townsend b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 24 Jul 1901
MotherCharity Ann Lefurgey b. 23 Nov 1831, d. 31 Oct 1911
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Birth*Charles Townsend was born on 7 March 1871 in Kansas, U.S.A.
He was the son of Richard M. Townsend and Charity Ann Lefurgey

Charlotte Townsend1

F, b. 27 July 1766
FatherJames Townsend1 b. 1739, d. 20 Dec 1806
MotherElizabeth Davis1 b. 1726, d. 17 Apr 1795
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited4 Mar 2007
Biographical Note* She is an unknown daughter who may have remained in England.1 
BirthCharlotte Townsend was born circa 1766 in Longcot Parish, Berkshire, England.1 
Baptism*She was baptized on 27 July 1766 in Longcot Parish, Berkshire, England.1 
She was the daughter of James Townsend and Elizabeth Davis.1 
Burial*Charlotte Townsend was buried on 28 June 1767 in Longcot Parish Cemetery, Berkshire, England.1 

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Clara B. Townsend1

F, b. circa 1870
FatherJohn Townsend1 b. c 1821
MotherMary Jane Jones1
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited11 Oct 2004
Birth*Clara B. Townsend was born circa 1870.1 
She was the daughter of John Townsend and Mary Jane Jones.1 

Citations

  1. [S2160] Census 1871: Westmorland Parish, 1871, census return C10392, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Rev. Colin Guilford Townsend1,2

M, b. 8 October 1865, d. 1913
FatherThomas Townsend3 b. 21 Oct 1832, d. Jul 1910
MotherAmy Green3 b. 23 Nov 1842, d. May 1905
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited29 Apr 2013
Birth*Rev. Colin Guilford Townsend was born on 8 October 1865; the 1901 census has a birth year of 1869, and the 1911 census has a birth date of 1867, both of which conflict with his baptismal record.4,1 
He was the son of Thomas Townsend and Amy Green.3 
BaptismRev. Colin Guilford Townsend was baptized on 10 December 1865 in United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe was enumerated on the census of 25 April 1891 in the household of Thomas Townsend in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Thomas (age 56) were his wife Amy Green (age 50), their children William (age 26), Colin (age 25), Ellen (age 22) and Annie (age 19). Thomas was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.5
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdRev. Colin Guilford Townsend was enumerated on the census of 25 April 1901 in the household of Thomas Townsend in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Thomas (age 66) were his wife Amy Green (age 58), their children Colin (age 31), Albenia (age 27) and Annie (age 24). Thomas and Colin were farmers. The family religion was Presbyterian.6
Census HeadHousehold*Rev. Colin Guilford Townsend was head of the household in the census of 1911 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Colin (age 48) were his sisters Albenia (age 41) and Annie (age 38) and Robert Marchbank (age 43), a boarder. Colin and Robert were farmers. The household religion was Presbyterian.7
1911 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Colin Townsend, his sisters Albenia and Annie, and Robert Marchbank, a boarder.
Death*He died in 1913.8 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40496,-63.77629.
Inscription: Thomas Townsend / Oct. 1832 / July 1910 / his wife / Amy Green / Nov. 1841 / May 1905
Left side: Rev. W.M. Townsend M.A., D.D. / 1864-1940
Right side: Albenia E. Townsend / 1867-1959 / Annie M. Townsend / 1871-1960
Back: Rev. Colin C. Townsend B.A. / 1865-1913.8
Tombstone, Thomas Townsend (1834-1910), his wife Amy Green (1841-1905), their son William McNeill Townsend (1864-1940), their daughter Albenia Ellen Townsend (1867-1959), their son Colin G. Townsend (1869-1913). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S4912] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Colin Guilford Townsend, Book #1, Page 28, United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Colin Guilford Townsend.
  2. [S3201] Cemetery Marker Thomas Townsend & Amy Green, Thomas Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 17 July 2004.
  3. [S3205] Cemetery Marker Thomas Townsend & Amy Green, Annie M. Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 17 July 2004.
  4. [S2166] Census return, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S7849] 1891 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Thomas Townsend household #175, 25 April 1891, digital image of census page LAC Roll T-6383, Page 40, Library & Archives Canada, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S7848] 25 April 1901 digital image of original page, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Roll T-6428 to T-6556, Page 12, Family #106, of Thomas Townsend Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S8275] 1911 Census of Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Colin Townsend household #66, 1911, digital copy of original image LAC Microfilm Reels T-20326 to T-20460., Page 7, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  8. [S3204] Cemetery Marker Thomas Townsend & Amy Green, Colin Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 17 July 2004.

Daniel Townsend1

M
Last Edited12 Dec 2002

Citations

  1. [S1415] Elias Loomis, Descendants of Joseph Loomis in America Published by the Author, 1909), 151. Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Joseph Loomis.

Devonia Annetta Townsend1,2

F, b. 2 May 1892
FatherThomas Humphrey Townsend1,2 b. 15 Oct 1849, d. 28 Feb 1936
MotherAdalaide Wallace1,2 b. 5 Jun 1868, d. 17 Apr 1934
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of William Wallace
Descendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited21 Apr 2013
Note*She was a member of the Amherst Curling Club, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She was also active in the United (Methodist) Church social clubs.2 
Birth*Devonia Annetta Townsend was born on 2 May 1892 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the declarant on her birth registration was her aunt, Susan (Wallace) Galloway, dated 26 August 1948, in Moncton, New Brunswick.3,1,2 
She was the daughter of Thomas Humphrey Townsend and Adalaide Wallace.1,2 
Name-ComDevonia Annetta Townsend is commonly known as Nettie in 1901.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 31 March 1901 in the household of Thomas Humphrey Townsend in Westmorland Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with Thomas (age 51) were his wife Adalaide Wallace (age 33), children Gertrude/Gertie (age 12), annetta/Nettie (age 8), William (age 4), Eva (age 2) and Bruce (age 6 months). There was also his mother, Mary Jane Jones (age 74), his cousin Emma Townshend (age 54, relationship recorded as 'aunt') and his niece Hattie M. Wells.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdDevonia Annetta Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1 June 1911 in the household of Adalaide Wallace in Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada; Adelaide (Ada on the census form) was head of household, but not a widow. There is an entry stating that "husband is in Jolicure, NB". Thomas and son Seymour were living on the Jolicure farm at the time of this census. Ada's other children were living with her in Amherst (Gertrude 22, Devonia 19, Gwendolyn 13 and Bruce 10). This must have been a boarding house as there were seven boarders, including Arthur Preston Walker. One must assume that through this connection with the Townshend family he met his future wife, Ella Mae Townshend. Thomas H. Townshend is a 1st cousin of Ella's father, Frank Townshend. Ada's husband Thomas was listed in the 1991 Census as head of household on the farm in Jolicure with son Seymour, 15.4 
Marriage*Devonia Annetta Townsend married Alfred Louis Stockall on 7 September 1915; They had no children, but raised two children of her brother William Townshend.2 
Living*Devonia Annetta Townsend and Alfred Louis Stockall were living in 1934 in 33 Queen St., Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada.5 

Family

Alfred Louis Stockall b. 7 October 1890

Citations

  1. [S5459] Devonia Annetta Townshend, Microfilm F18782, Code 1892-T-33 Regn. #1892-T-33 (1 Oct. 1949), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [S1345] Roy Ashley Wallace, compiler, Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988 (Prince Edward Island, Canada: Privately published, after 1988). Hereinafter cited as Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988.
  3. [S2418] Census 1901: Thomas Humphrey Townshend, Thomas H. Townshend #72, 1901, Image file from original census page T-6445, District Number 24, Subdistrict h-3, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  4. [S2416] Census 1911: Ada Townshend - Amherst, NS, Adelaide (Ada) Townshend #168, 1911, PDF of original microfilm unknown film, Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. Page 16, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  5. [S8258] Ada (Wallace) Townsend entry, Certificate of Registration of Death, PANB microfilm F18990, Volume 087, Registration 87563, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate.

Douglas Townsend1

M, b. 1898, d. 1898
FatherGeorge Leighton Townshend1 b. 30 Jan 1859, d. 2 Jul 1930
MotherMary Elizabeth Kay1 b. 1864, d. 1913
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Apr 2011
Birth*Douglas Townsend was born in 1898.1 
He was the son of George Leighton Townshend and Mary Elizabeth Kay.1 
Burial*Douglas Townsend was buried in Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, 45.93563,-64.23408.
Inscription: TOWNSEND / George L. Townsend / 1858 - 1930 / Mary E. His Wife / 1864 - 1913 / Their Children / Robert W. 1893 - 1913 / Douglas 1898 - 1898 / Lydia A. 1903 - 1903.1
Tombstone, George Leighton Townsend (1858-1930), his wife Mary Eliza Kay (1864-1913), their children Robert (1893-1913), Douglas (1898-1898) Lydia Ann (1903-1903). Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Death*He died in 1898; he was fatally burned while playing near the wood stove.2,1 

Citations

  1. [S5511] Cemetery Marker George Leighton Townsend, George Leighton Townsend Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, August 2004.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Dyer Townsend1

M, b. 23 November 1789, d. 25 February 1886
FatherSamuel Townsend
MotherLydia Dyer b. 26 Mar 1767, d. 1849
ChartsDescendants of William Dyer
Last Edited12 Dec 2002
Birth*Dyer Townsend was born on 23 November 1789.2 
He was the son of Samuel Townsend and Lydia Dyer
Marriage*Dyer Townsend married Lucinda Button, daughter of Charles Frederick Button and Hannah Kinne, on 6 March 1814.2 
Death*Dyer Townsend died on 25 February 1886 at age 96.2 

Family

Lucinda Button b. 26 October 1791, d. 16 November 1863
Child

Citations

  1. [S1398] , vol.41:266, Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books, 152 vols., online Ancestry.com. Previously published in hard copy (Provo, Utah, U.S.A.: The Generations Network, Inc.). Hereinafter cited as "Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books."
  2. [S1599] R. Glen Nye, Button Families of America (Utah: Private Publisher, 1971). Hereinafter cited as Button Families of America.

Edgar B. Townsend1

M, b. circa May 1875, d. 11 April 1876
FatherLeonard Townsend1 b. c 1841, d. 15 Apr 1876
MotherSarah Elizabeth Boss1 b. 1844, d. 7 Jan 1900
Last Edited17 Jan 2009
Birth*Edgar B. Townsend was born circa May 1875 in Springhill, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada.2 
He was the son of Leonard Townsend and Sarah Elizabeth Boss.1 
Death*Edgar B. Townsend died on 11 April 1876 in Springhill, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada.2 
Burial*He was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada, 45.656567,-64.033400. See inscritpion for his brother Ruphard.2 

Citations

  1. [S2220] Cemetery marker: Leonard Townsend Children, Children of Leonard Townsend & Sarah Boss Digital image; David A. Walker, 5 August 2005.
  2. [S3389] Cemetery Marker - Ruphard Townsend, Ruphard Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 20 July 2005.

Eldon Emmerson Townsend1

M, b. 13 December 1904, d. 26 January 1978
Eldon Emmerson Townshend (1904-1978). Photo courtesy of Ron & Barbara Townshend.
FatherGeorge Leighton Townshend1 b. 30 Jan 1859, d. 2 Jul 1930
MotherMary Elizabeth Kay1 b. 1864, d. 1913
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited1 Oct 2012
Name Variation Eldon Emmerson Townsend is also known as Eldon Emerson Townshend.2 
Birth*He was born on 13 December 1904 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 
He was the son of George Leighton Townshend and Mary Elizabeth Kay.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEldon Emmerson Townsend was enumerated on the census of 5 June 1911 in the household of George Leighton Townshend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with George (age 51) were his wife Mary (age 45), children Robert (age 18), John (age 16), Kelsie (age 11), George (age 9), Eldon (age 6) and Hilda (age 3). There was also George A. Lloyd, labourer. George, Robert and John were farmers. The family religion was Baptists.3
Death*Eldon Emmerson Townsend died on 26 January 1978 at age 73.2 
Burial*He was buried in Midgic Cemetery, Midgic, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Inscription: TOWNSHEND / Eldon E. Townshend / 1904 - 1978 / His Wife / Daisy M. Hicks / 1904 - 1986
Military marker: Eldon E. Townshend / Private / R.C.E.M.E. / 26 jan 1978 / Age 74.4
Tombstone, Eldon E. Townshend (1904-1978). Midgic Cemetery, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Military marker, erected by the Canadian Legion.

Citations

  1. [S5512] Eldon Emmerson Townsend, Microfilm PANB F19720, Code 1904-802520 (17 April 1934), Public Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S5514] 1911 Canada Census - George L. Townshend, Household #23, 1911, Microfilm Page 2, Jolicure, Westmorland County, District #35, Subdistrict #41, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S5516] Eldon E. Townshend Marker Inscription; David Walker, 2004.

Eliza Townsend1

F, b. 1 June 1826, d. 18 April 1883
FatherJohn Townsend2 b. 1790, d. 5 Sep 1880
MotherNancy Ann Montgomery2 b. 11 Apr 1795, d. 11 Apr 1870
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited30 Mar 2012
Birth*Eliza Townsend was born on 1 June 1826.1 
She was the daughter of John Townsend and Nancy Ann Montgomery.2 
Marriage*Eliza Townsend married Archibald Ramsay on 19 March 1862 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island;
Archibald Ramsay (B)
Eliza Townsend (S)
Date of Celebration March 19th 1862 by license
Witnesses: Hugh Ramsay & John Townsend
Recorded March 31st 1862
Married by Rev. Robt. S. Patterson, by license, recorded 31 March 1862.1,3
Marriage Registration, Archibald Ramsay and Eliza Townsend.
Death*Eliza Townsend died on 18 April 1883 at age 56.1 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Malpeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.53016,-63.68783.
Inscription: Archibald Ramsay / Dec. 12, 1826 / Jan. 13, 1910. / His Wives / Eliza Townsend / June 1, 1826, Apr. 18, 1883 / Annie E. Stewart / Aug. 18, 1885. / Aged 33 / - / RAMSAY.
Rear: Thomas L. Ramsay / Dec. 8, 1862 / July 28, 1958 / And His Wife / Fannie McGougan / June 20, 1859 / Oct. 1, 1951 / -.4,1
Tombstone, Archibald Ramsay (1826-1910), his wives Eliza Townsend (1826-1883) and Annie E. Stewart (1852-1885, his son by Eliza, Thomas L. Ramsay (1862-1958), and his wife Fannie McGougan (1859-1951), Peoples Cemetery, Malpeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.
Front inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Family

Archibald Ramsay b. 12 December 1826, d. 13 January 1910
Children

Citations

  1. [S3677] Cemetery Transcripts Princetown United Cemetery, Malpeque: Archibald Ramsay, Archibald Ramsay Published transcripts, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S2325] "Marriages Book #7, PEI, 1856-1863, p.564" ( PARO, Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.23533,-63.12547), Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888 (1861-1863), Page 564, Image 22.. Hereinafter cited as "Marriages Book #7, PEI, 1856-1863, p.564."
  4. [S4411] Marker - Archibald Ramsay, Archibald Ramsay Tombstone inscription; David Arthur Walker, 15 July 2010.

Eliza Bliss Townsend1

F, b. 1788, d. 15 June 1869
FatherCapt. John Townsend1 b. 23 May 1756, d. 15 Aug 1794
Mother? ?1
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited9 Apr 2012
Birth*Eliza Bliss Townsend was born in 1788 in Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of Capt. John Townsend and ? ?1 
Marriage*Eliza Bliss Townsend married William Simpson MacNeill, son of John McNeill and Margaret Simpson, in 1806 in Cavendish, Queens County, Prince Edward Island.1 
Death*Eliza Bliss Townsend died on 15 June 1869 in Cavendish, Queens County, Prince Edward Island.2 
BurialShe was buried in Cavendish Cemetery, Cavendish, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, 46.490917,-63.378917.
Inscription: To the memory of / William MacNeill Esq. / Who departed this life / March 15, 1870, / Aged 88 years. / And his wife / Eliza Townsend, / who departed this life / June 15, 1869, / Aged 81 years / Also their daughter / Ann, departed this life / March 20, 1838, / Aged 26 years.2
Tombstone, William Simpson MacNeill (ca. 1781-1870), his wife Eliza Bliss Townsend (1788-1869), their daughter Ann (1815-1838). Cavendish Cemetery, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Family

William Simpson MacNeill b. circa 1781, d. 15 March 1870
Children

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S3394] Cemetery Marker - William Simpson MacNeill, William Simpson MacNeill Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 2006.

Eliza M. Townsend1

F, b. 1827, d. 18 October 1850
FatherThomas H. Townsend1 b. 1781, d. 9 Jan 1841
MotherEunice Read1 b. c 1790, d. c 1871
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited30 Mar 2011
Birth*Eliza M. Townsend was born in 1827.1 
She was the daughter of Thomas H. Townsend and Eunice Read.1 
Death*Eliza M. Townsend died on 18 October 1850.1 
Burial*She was buried in Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.

Inscription: Sacred / In Memory of / Eliza M. Townsend / Who departed this life / October 18, 1850. / Aged 23 years [+ two lines of script].1
Tombstone, Eliza M. Townsend (1827-1850). Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S2465] Marker Inscription, Eliza M. Townsend Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, August 2004.

Elizabeth Ann Townsend

F, b. 1 March 1758, d. 26 September 1829
FatherJames Townsend b. 1739, d. 20 Dec 1806
MotherElizabeth Davis b. 1726, d. 17 Apr 1795
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited28 Jun 2006
Name-ComElizabeth Ann Townsend is commonly known as Eliza.1,2 
Baptism*She was baptized on 1 March 1758 in Longcot Parish, Berkshire, England.1 
She was the daughter of James Townsend and Elizabeth Davis
Emigration*Elizabeth Ann Townsend emigrated in 1775; Elizabeth and her family emigrated from England, settling in Park Corner, Prince Edward Island.3 
Marriage*She married James Campbell, son of Alexander Campbell and Mary Cameron, in 1775 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Death*Elizabeth Ann Townsend died on 26 September 1829 in Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, at age 71. 
Burial*She was buried in Park Corner, Queens County, Prince Edward Island. There is a memorial monument on the roadside at the Campbell property in Park Corner. The family name is spelled "Townshend".3 

Family

James Campbell b. 28 January 1742/43, d. 6 October 1829
Children

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  3. [S377] Correspondence with Ron Townshend (Fredericton, New Brunswick). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Elizabeth Ida Townsend1

F, b. February 1867, d. 1944
FatherArchibald Townsend2 b. 1840, d. 20 Apr 1888
MotherElizabeth H. Clark2 b. Feb 1838
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited29 Jan 2014
Name-ComElizabeth Ida Townsend is commonly known as Elizabeth Townsend.3 
Birth*She was born in February 1867 in Prince Edward Island.3 
She was the daughter of Archibald Townsend and Elizabeth H. Clark.2 
(Witness) ImmigrationElizabeth Ida Townsend immigrated with Elizabeth H. Clark to Massachusetts, U.S.A., in 1889; when widowed Eliza moved to the US with her children.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdElizabeth Ida Townsend was enumerated on the census of 22 June 1900 in the household of Elizabeth H. Clark in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; included in the household with widowed Eliza (age 62) were her children, James (age 35), Elizabeth (age 33), Mary (age 22), Albert (age 21) and Lewis (age 19). James was a commercial traveller, Elizabeth a dress cutter, Mary a clerk in a candy store, Albert a book keeper and Lewis was in school.3
Marriage*Elizabeth Ida Townsend married John Anderson.1 
Death*Elizabeth Ida Townsend died in 1944.1 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.44750,-63.62867.
In Memory of / John Abderson / 1856 - 1945 / His Wife / Sarah Ann Clark / 1857 - 1907 / Their infant son / Andrew 1886 / His Wife / Elizabeth Ida Townsend / 1860 - 1944.1,4
Tombstone, John Anderson (1856-1945), his first wife Sarah Ann Clark (1857-1907), their son Andrew (1886-1886), his second wife Elizabeth Ida Townsend (1860-1944). Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.

Family

John Anderson b. 1850, d. 1945

Citations

  1. [S8550] Cemetery Transcript, Kensington People's Cemetery, PEIGS publication Lot 19-3, 1998, David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S7825] 1900 US Census, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, of Eliza Townsend household #355, 22 June 1900, digital image of census page NARA Roll 651, Family History Library microfilm 1240651, Page 17A, National Archives & Records Administration, Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., yU.S.A., National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S8836] Tombstone, Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, John Anderson family marker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 10 September 2013.

Emma Townsend1

F, b. 9 September 1846
FatherSilas Ogden1
MotherMargaret Townsend1 b. c 1819, d. c 1893
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited23 Mar 2011
Name Variation Emma Townsend is also known as Amy.2 
Birth*She was born on 9 September 1846 in New Brunswick.2,3 
She was the daughter of Silas Ogden and Margaret Townsend.1 
Name Variation Emma Townsend is also known as Emma Townshend.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 31 March 1901 in the household of Thomas Humphrey Townsend in Westmorland Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with Thomas (age 51) were his wife Adalaide Wallace (age 33), children Gertrude/Gertie (age 12), annetta/Nettie (age 8), William (age 4), Eva (age 2) and Bruce (age 6 months). There was also his mother, Mary Jane Jones (age 74), his cousin Emma Townshend (age 54, relationship recorded as 'aunt') and his niece Hattie M. Wells.3

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S2119] Census 1851: Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, 1851, Microfilm Roll C-998, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S2418] Census 1901: Thomas Humphrey Townshend, Thomas H. Townshend #72, 1901, Image file from original census page T-6445, District Number 24, Subdistrict h-3, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.

Eunice Jane Townsend1

F, b. circa 1860
FatherJohn Townsend1 b. c 1821
MotherMary Jane Jones1
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited11 Oct 2004
Birth*Eunice Jane Townsend was born circa 1860.2 
She was the daughter of John Townsend and Mary Jane Jones.1 

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S2160] Census 1871: Westmorland Parish, 1871, census return C10392, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Euphemia A. Townsend1

F, b. 24 October 1854, d. 21 May 1941
FatherJames Townsend1 b. c Oct 1831, d. 5 Oct 1866
MotherElizabeth Helen Walker1 b. 4 Nov 1832, d. 29 Oct 1913
ChartsDescendants of David Walker & Margaret Hetherington
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited5 Mar 2013
Nickname Euphemia A. Townsend also is known commonly by the nickname of Phemie.1 
Birth*She was born on 24 October 1854 in New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of James Townsend and Elizabeth Helen Walker.1 
Marriage*Euphemia A. Townsend married Edward John Wright, son of Stephen Wright Esq. and Millicent Palmer, on 22 May 1878 in Prince Edward Island, Canada; they were married by license, by Rev. Robert Patterson. Recorded 8 August 1878. Witnesses were Thomas McMurdo and George Walker.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEuphemia A. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of Edward John Wright in Lot 19, New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Edward (age 31) were his wife Euphemia Townsend (age 26), their children Millicent (age 2) and Eliza Alice (age 10 months). Edward was a miller and a farmer. The family religion was Methodist.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEuphemia A. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 6 May 1891 in the household of Edward John Wright in Lot 19, New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Edward (age 40) were his wife Euphemia Townsend (age 35), their children Minnie/Millicent (age 12), Alice (age 10), Louisa (age 9), Harriet (age 7) and Arthur (age 5). There was an unrelated domestic named John James (age 13). Mary Walker (age 16), daughter of William W. & Helen Walker, was also a domestic in this household. Mary is also a 1st & 2nd cousin to Euphemia. Edward was a farmer. The family religion was Methodist.4
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEuphemia A. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 24 April 1901 in the household of Edward John Wright in Lot 19, New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Edward (age 50) were his wife Euphemia Townsend (age 47), their children Eliza (age 20), Louisa (age 18), Harriet (age 17) & Arthur (age 15), and an unrelated servant by name Orel Desroches (age 18). Edward was a farmer, Arthur a farmer's son. The family religion was Methodist, the servant was Roman Catholic.5
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEuphemia A. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Edward John Wright in New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Edward (age 61) were his wife Euphemia Townsend (age 59), their children Alice (age 30) and Harriet (age 28). Edward was a farmer, Harriet was a school teacher. The family religion was Methodist.6
Death*Euphemia A. Townsend died on 21 May 1941 in New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at age 86.7 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40545,-63.77697.
Inscription: In / Memory of / Edward J. Wright / Died / Jan. 16, 1929 / Aged 77 / Also His Wife / Euphemia A. Townsend / Died / May 21, 1941 / Aged 87
Left: Alice (Bea) / Wright / 1879 - 1972 / Arthur E. Wright / 1885 - 1962 / Harold Arthur / Wright / Died Sept. 11, 1960 / Aged 19
Right: In Memory of / Millicent Mary / Beloved daughter of / Edward J. & Euphemia A. / Wright / Born / Oct. 8, 1878, / Died / Sept. 8, 1898.8
Tombstone, Edward John Wright (1850-1929), his wife Euphemia A. Townsend (1854-1941), their daughter Alice Elizabeth Wright (1879-1972), their son Arthur E. Wright (1885-1962), their grandson (son of Arthur Edward Wright) Harold Arthur (1941-1960), their daughter Millicent Mary Wright (1878-1898). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.

Family

Edward John Wright b. 11 May 1850, d. 16 January 1929
Children

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S866] Doris Muncey Haslam, The Wrights of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, a Loyalist Family, 2 vols (Summerside, Prince Edward Island: privately published, 1978), Vol. 1, p. 33. Hereinafter cited as The Wrights of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, a Loyalist Family.
  3. [S8121] 1881 Canada Census, New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Edward J. Wright Household #251, 1881, Microfilm LAC reels C-13162 to C-13286, District Number 1, Subdistrict Lot 19, Number T, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, National Archives of Canada.
  4. [S3350] 1891 Census - Edward J. Wright (1850-1929), Household #277, 6 May, 1891, Microfilm LAC T-6383, Page 66, District #134, Subdistrict J, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Page 25-26, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker.
  5. [S8120] 1901 Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Edward J. Wright Household #74, 24 April 1901, Microfilm LAC T-6428 to T-6556, Page 10, District #133, Subdistrict E-1, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker.
  6. [S8114] 1911 Canada Census, New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Edward J. Wright Household #83, 1911, Microfilm LAC reels T-20326 to T-20460, District Number 140, Subdistrict Lot 19, Number 30, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, National Archives of Canada.
  7. [S866] Doris Muncey Haslam, The Wrights of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, a Loyalist Family, 2 vols (Summerside, Prince Edward Island: privately published, 1978), Vol. 1, p. 94. Hereinafter cited as The Wrights of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, a Loyalist Family.
  8. [S4911] Marker Inscription - Edward J. Wright, Edward J. Wright Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, 17 August 2010.
  9. [S8119] Baptismal Index, Public Archives & Records Office, Charlottetown Prince Edward Island, United Church, Kensington, Book #1, Page 24, (10 April 1879). Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index PARO.
  10. [S8115] Baptismal Index, Public Archives & Records Office, Charlottetown Prince Edward Island, United Church, Kensington, Book #1, Page 28, (24 January 1881). Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index PARO.
  11. [S8116] Baptismal Index, Public Archives & Records Office, Charlottetown Prince Edward Island, United Church, Kensington, Book #1, Page 32, (1 July 1883). Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index PARO.

Eva Gwendolyn Townsend1

F, b. 5 June 1898
FatherThomas Humphrey Townsend2 b. 15 Oct 1849, d. 28 Feb 1936
MotherAdalaide Wallace2 b. 5 Jun 1868, d. 17 Apr 1934
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of William Wallace
Descendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited19 Apr 2013
Birth*Eva Gwendolyn Townsend was born on 5 June 1898 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the declarant on the Late Registration document was Susan Galloway, her aunt. A birth year of 1897 was entered in the 1911 Census; 15 June 1898 was entered in the 1901 Census.3,4 
She was the daughter of Thomas Humphrey Townsend and Adalaide Wallace.2 
Alt-BirthAn alternate birth date is on 15 June 1898 in New Brunswick, Canada; this birth date was recorded in the 1901 census.3 
Name Variation As of 1901, Eva Gwendolyn Townsend is also known as Eva.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 31 March 1901 in the household of Thomas Humphrey Townsend in Westmorland Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with Thomas (age 51) were his wife Adalaide Wallace (age 33), children Gertrude/Gertie (age 12), annetta/Nettie (age 8), William (age 4), Eva (age 2) and Bruce (age 6 months). There was also his mother, Mary Jane Jones (age 74), his cousin Emma Townshend (age 54, relationship recorded as 'aunt') and his niece Hattie M. Wells.3
Name Variation As of 1911, Eva Gwendolyn Townsend is also known as Gwendolyn; she was called Eva in the 1901 census, and Gwendolyn in the 1911 census.5 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 1 June 1911 in the household of Adalaide Wallace in Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada; Adelaide (Ada on the census form) was head of household, but not a widow. There is an entry stating that "husband is in Jolicure, NB". Thomas and son Seymour were living on the Jolicure farm at the time of this census. Ada's other children were living with her in Amherst (Gertrude 22, Devonia 19, Gwendolyn 13 and Bruce 10). This must have been a boarding house as there were seven boarders, including Arthur Preston Walker. One must assume that through this connection with the Townshend family he met his future wife, Ella Mae Townshend. Thomas H. Townshend is a 1st cousin of Ella's father, Frank Townshend. Ada's husband Thomas was listed in the 1991 Census as head of household on the farm in Jolicure with son Seymour, 15.5 
Living*Eva Gwendolyn Townsend was living in 1918 in 30 Church St., Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada; this was the address given when signed as a witness to the wedding of her brother William.6 
(Witness) MarriageShe witnessed the marriage of William Seymour Townsend and Margaret Hazel Bowser on 30 October 1918 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license. The officating clergyman was George Orman, Point de Bute, N.B. William was an electrician, bachelor, living in Jolicure, New Brunswick. She was a spinster, living in Upper Point de Bute.6,7,8 
Marriage*Eva Gwendolyn Townsend married Walter Avard Ralston on 23 June 1926 in Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada.1 

Family

Walter Avard Ralston b. 28 February 1895

Citations

  1. [S1345] Roy Ashley Wallace, compiler, Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988 (Prince Edward Island, Canada: Privately published, after 1988). Hereinafter cited as Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S2418] Census 1901: Thomas Humphrey Townshend, Thomas H. Townshend #72, 1901, Image file from original census page T-6445, District Number 24, Subdistrict h-3, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  4. [S2419] Eva Gwendolene Townshend, Microfilm F18792, Code 1898-T-44 (unknown file date), David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.
  5. [S2416] Census 1911: Ada Townshend - Amherst, NS, Adelaide (Ada) Townshend #168, 1911, PDF of original microfilm unknown film, Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. Page 16, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  6. [S5461] William Seymour Townshend & Margaret Hazel Bowser marriage, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Number 3292, Ref. B4/1918.
  7. [S715] Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Index to New Brunswick Marriages, 1887-1919 (Fredericton, NB: NB Government, 1919). Hereinafter cited as Index to New Brunswick Marriages, 1887-1919.
  8. [S1345] Roy Ashley Wallace, compiler, Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988 (Prince Edward Island, Canada: Privately published, after 1988), p. 152. Hereinafter cited as Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988.

Evelyn Clare Townsend1

F, b. 1932, d. 1983
FatherJames Clark Townsend2 b. 12 Sep 1900, d. 1964
MotherAmy W. Linkletter2 b. 1902, d. 1981
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited6 Jan 2011
Name Variation Evelyn Clare Townsend is also known as Evelyn Clare Townsend.1 
Birth*She was born in 1932.1 
She was the daughter of James Clark Townsend and Amy W. Linkletter.2 
Death*Evelyn Clare Townsend died in 1983.1 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40472,-63.77631.
Inscription: In memory of / John Townsend / Died / Mar. 23, 1906 / AET. 71 yrs. / Amy Linkletter / his wife / Died / Oct. 23, 1906. / AET. 80 yrs. / (script).
Left.
Right: James Clark Townsend / 1900-1964 / His wife / Amy Linkletter / 1902-1981 / Son James Lawrence / 1934-1965 / Daughter / Evelyn Claire Pearce / 1932-1983.
Back: Major W. Townsend / 1867-1946 / his wife / Margaret Brown / 1874-1947 / Frank W. Townsend / 1905-1985 / his wife / Verna M. Bernard / 1903-1993.1
Tombstone, John Townsend (1835-1906), his wife Amy Linkletter (1826-1906), their son Major W. Townsend (1867-1946), his wife Margaret Brown (1874-1947), their son James Clark Townsend, (1900-1964), his wife Amy Linkletter (1902-1981), their son James Laurence (1934-1965), their daughter Evelyn Clare Pearce (1932-1983), Frank W. Townsend, son of Major W. Townsend (1905-1985), his wife Verna M. Bernard (1903-1993). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S3366] Cemetery marker - John Townsend (1835-1906), John Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A Walker.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Frank B. Townsend1

M, b. circa 1866, d. 2 September 1888
FatherJohn Townsend2 b. 21 Mar 1835, d. 23 Mar 1906
MotherAmy Linkletter2 b. 12 Aug 1826, d. 23 Oct 1906
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited21 Oct 2009
Birth*Frank B. Townsend was born circa 1866.1 
He was the son of John Townsend and Amy Linkletter.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdFrank B. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of John Townsend in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with John (age 43) was his wife Amy Linkletter (age 53), their sons Frank (age 15) and Major (age 13). John was a farmer. Both were Presbyterian.3
Death*Frank B. Townsend died on 2 September 1888 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; of intermittent fever.2 
Burial*He was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36170,-63.72628. Square sandstone obelisk.
Inscription: In Memory Of / Frank B. / Townsend / Died / Sept. 2, 1888, / AEt. 23 / blessed are the / dead who die in / the Lord.1
Tombstone, Frank B. Townsend (c1866-1888), North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription.

Citations

  1. [S3703] Cemetery Marker - Frank B. Townsend (c1866-1888), Frank B. Townsend (c1866-1888) Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, 31 July 2009.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S7853] 1881 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of John Townsend household #25, 4 April 1881, digital image of census page LAC Roll C_13162, Page 7, Library & Archives Canada, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Frank Wilson Townsend1,2,3

M, b. 9 January 1905, d. 15 September 1985
FatherMajor W. Townsend1 b. 19 Oct 1867, d. 1946
MotherMargaret Ann Brown1 b. 23 May 1874, d. 1947
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited2 Mar 2013
Name-ComFrank Wilson Townsend is commonly known as Frank Townsend.4 
Birth*He was born on 9 January 1905 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,4 
He was the son of Major W. Townsend and Margaret Ann Brown.1 
BaptismFrank Wilson Townsend was baptized on 24 September 1905 in the Presbyterian Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the officiating clergyman was Wm. G. Strathie.1 
Marriage*He married Verna Mae Bernard, daughter of Oliver Bernard and Leila Ada, in the home of her parents, Cape Road, North Rustico, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; they lived in his family home in Sherbrooke, with his parents living in a separate apartment.3,2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdFrank Wilson Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1 June 1911 in the household of Major W. Townsend in Sherbrooke, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Major (age 43) were his wife Margaret Brown (age 37), their children Amy (age 13) and James (age 10), Marion (age 7), Frank (age 6) and Jean (age 4). Major was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.4
Death*Frank Wilson Townsend died on 15 September 1985 at age 80.2,3 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40472,-63.77631.
Inscription: In memory of / John Townsend / Died / Mar. 23, 1906 / AET. 71 yrs. / Amy Linkletter / his wife / Died / Oct. 23, 1906. / AET. 80 yrs. / (script).
Left.
Right: James Clark Townsend / 1900-1964 / His wife / Amy Linkletter / 1902-1981 / Son James Lawrence / 1934-1965 / Daughter / Evelyn Claire Pearce / 1932-1983.
Back: Major W. Townsend / 1867-1946 / his wife / Margaret Brown / 1874-1947 / Frank W. Townsend / 1905-1985 / his wife / Verna M. Bernard / 1903-1993.2
Tombstone, John Townsend (1835-1906), his wife Amy Linkletter (1826-1906), their son Major W. Townsend (1867-1946), his wife Margaret Brown (1874-1947), their son James Clark Townsend, (1900-1964), his wife Amy Linkletter (1902-1981), their son James Laurence (1934-1965), their daughter Evelyn Clare Pearce (1932-1983), Frank W. Townsend, son of Major W. Townsend (1905-1985), his wife Verna M. Bernard (1903-1993). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Family

Verna Mae Bernard b. 29 April 1903, d. 15 April 1993
Child

Citations

  1. [S4915] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Frank Wilson Townsend, Book #1, Page 156-157, Presbyterian Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Frank Wilson Townsend.
  2. [S3366] Cemetery marker - John Townsend (1835-1906), John Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A Walker.
  3. [S8100] Correspondence with Fran (Townsend) Salsman (Kensington, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  4. [S7852] 1911 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Major Townsend household #52, 1 June 1911, digital image of census page LAC Roll T-20326 to T-20460, Pages 5 & 6, Library & Archives Canada, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Fred C. Townsend1

M, b. 16 May 1874, d. 24 October 1936
FatherWilliam M. Townsend1 b. 5 Mar 1829, d. 21 May 1881
MotherLydia Ann Bowser1 b. 1 Feb 1839, d. 17 Apr 1901
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited15 May 2011
Occupation*Fred C. Townsend was Ran construction business.1 
Residence*He lived in Hopedale, Massachusetts.1 
Birth*He was born on 16 May 1874.1 
He was the son of William M. Townsend and Lydia Ann Bowser.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdFred C. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of William M. Townsend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with William (age 52) were his wife Lydia (age 42), children Guilford (age 24), George (age 22), Henry (age 19), Manford (age 14), Fred (age 7) and Ellen (age 1). William and his sons Guilford, George & Henry were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdFred C. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 27 April 1891 in the household of George Leighton Townshend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with George (age 32) were his wife Mary (age 35), his mother Lydia Ann Bowser (age 50), his brothers Guilford (age 34) and Fred (age 14) and his sister Nellie/Ellen (age 11). George was a farmer. The family religion was Baptist.3
Death*Fred C. Townsend died on 24 October 1936 at age 62.1 
Burial*He was buried in Massachusetts.1 

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S5475] Census 1881: William Townsend, #158, 1881, Image file from original census page Roll #C_13184, Page 32, District Number C , Division 2, Jolicure, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  3. [S5472] Census 1891: George Leighton Townshend, #156, 1891, Image file from original census page Roll #T-6307, District Number 24, Jolicure, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.

Gertrude Amanda Townsend1,2,3

F, b. 13 January 1889, d. 1979
FatherThomas Humphrey Townsend2,3 b. 15 Oct 1849, d. 28 Feb 1936
MotherAdalaide Wallace2,3 b. 5 Jun 1868, d. 17 Apr 1934
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of William Wallace
Descendants of Charles Cannon & Keziah Davison
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited19 Apr 2013
Birth*Gertrude Amanda Townsend was born on 13 January 1889 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, 45.944012,-64.216357; the declarant for her birth registration was her aunt, Susan Galloway, dated 26 August 1948. The death certificate for her son Kenneth Douglas has Amherst, Nova Scotia, as her birth place.3,4,2 
She was the daughter of Thomas Humphrey Townsend and Adalaide Wallace.2,3 
Name-ComGertrude Amanda Townsend is commonly known as Gertie in 1901; she was recorded as 'Gertie' in the 1901 census.4 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 31 March 1901 in the household of Thomas Humphrey Townsend in Westmorland Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with Thomas (age 51) were his wife Adalaide Wallace (age 33), children Gertrude/Gertie (age 12), annetta/Nettie (age 8), William (age 4), Eva (age 2) and Bruce (age 6 months). There was also his mother, Mary Jane Jones (age 74), his cousin Emma Townshend (age 54, relationship recorded as 'aunt') and his niece Hattie M. Wells.4
Name-ComGertrude Amanda Townsend is commonly known as Gertrude in 1911; she was recorded as 'Gertrude' in the 1911 census.5 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 1 June 1911 in the household of Adalaide Wallace in Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada; Adelaide (Ada on the census form) was head of household, but not a widow. There is an entry stating that "husband is in Jolicure, NB". Thomas and son Seymour were living on the Jolicure farm at the time of this census. Ada's other children were living with her in Amherst (Gertrude 22, Devonia 19, Gwendolyn 13 and Bruce 10). This must have been a boarding house as there were seven boarders, including Arthur Preston Walker. One must assume that through this connection with the Townshend family he met his future wife, Ella Mae Townshend. Thomas H. Townshend is a 1st cousin of Ella's father, Frank Townshend. Ada's husband Thomas was listed in the 1991 Census as head of household on the farm in Jolicure with son Seymour, 15.5 
Marriage*Gertrude Amanda Townsend married William Charles Stockall on 3 October 1917.2 
Death*Gertrude Amanda Townsend died in 1979.6 
Burial*She was buried in Amherst Cemetery, Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada, 45.825250,-64.194723.
Inscription: 1896 William C. Stockall 1975 / His Wife / 1889 Gertrude A. Townshend 1979 / Their Son / 1918 Kenneth Douglas 1927.6
Tombstone, William Charles Stockall (1896-1975), his wife Gertrude Amanda Townshend (1889-1979) and their son Kenneth Douglas Stockall (1918-1927). Amherst Cemetery, Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Family

William Charles Stockall b. 7 September 1896, d. 1975
Child

Citations

  1. Her middle name was spelled 'Awanda' on her late birth registration.
  2. [S1345] Roy Ashley Wallace, compiler, Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988 (Prince Edward Island, Canada: Privately published, after 1988). Hereinafter cited as Preserving the Wallace Family 1758-1988.
  3. [S5470] Gertrude Amanda Townshend, Microfilm F18777, Code 1888-T-55 Regn. #802060 (18 October 1949), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  4. [S2418] Census 1901: Thomas Humphrey Townshend, Thomas H. Townshend #72, 1901, Image file from original census page T-6445, District Number 24, Subdistrict h-3, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  5. [S2416] Census 1911: Ada Townshend - Amherst, NS, Adelaide (Ada) Townshend #168, 1911, PDF of original microfilm unknown film, Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. Page 16, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  6. [S2362] Cemetery Marker - William C. Stockall, William Charles Stockall Marker inscription; David A. Walker, 2 August 2005.

Guilford Dudley Townsend1

M, b. 18 January 1857, d. 24 December 1924
FatherWilliam M. Townsend1 b. 5 Mar 1829, d. 21 May 1881
MotherLydia Ann Bowser1 b. 1 Feb 1839, d. 17 Apr 1901
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited31 Mar 2011
Name Variation Guilford Dudley Townsend is also known as Guilford D. Townshend.2 
Birth*He was born on 18 January 1857 in New Brunswick.1,2 
He was the son of William M. Townsend and Lydia Ann Bowser.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdGuilford Dudley Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1861 in the household of William M. Townsend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with William (age 30) were his wife Lydia (age 22), children Guilford (age 4), George (age 3), William's mother Eunice Read (age 71) and William's sister Amanda (age 24). William was a farmer. The family religion was Baptist.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdGuilford Dudley Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1871 in the household of William M. Townsend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with William (age 41) were his wife Lydia Ann Bowser (age 32), children Gilford (age 14), George (age 12), Henry (age 8) & Manford (age 5), and William's widowed mother, Eunice Read (age 80). William was a farmer. Except for Eunice who was a member of the Kirk of Scotland, William and his family were Baptists.4
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdGuilford Dudley Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of William M. Townsend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with William (age 52) were his wife Lydia (age 42), children Guilford (age 24), George (age 22), Henry (age 19), Manford (age 14), Fred (age 7) and Ellen (age 1). William and his sons Guilford, George & Henry were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.5
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdGuilford Dudley Townsend was enumerated on the census of 27 April 1891 in the household of George Leighton Townshend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with George (age 32) were his wife Mary (age 35), his mother Lydia Ann Bowser (age 50), his brothers Guilford (age 34) and Fred (age 14) and his sister Nellie/Ellen (age 11). George was a farmer. The family religion was Baptist.6
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdGuilford Dudley Townsend was enumerated on the census of 3 June 1911 in the household of Byron Atkinson in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Byron (age 45) were his wife Nellie (age 30), children Lena P. (age 6) & Harold B. (age 2) and Nellie's brother Guilford (age 54). Byron & Guildord were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.2
Death*Guilford Dudley Townsend died on 24 December 1924 at age 67.1 
Burial*He was buried in the Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, 45.93559,-64.23421.
Inscription: Guilford Townsend / 1857 - 1924.7
Tombstone, Guilford Townsend (1857-1924). Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S5453] 1911 Canada Census - Byron Atkinson, Household #15, 1911, Microfilm Page 2, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, http://www.ancestry.ca, Ancestry.ca.
  3. [S5476] Census 1861: William Townsend, , 1861, Image file from original census page Roll #C-1006, Page 6, Jolicure, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, , Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  4. [S5499] 1871 Canada Census - William Townsend, Household #56, 1871, Microfilm Roll C_10392, Page 17, Jolicure, Westmorland District #186, Division 2, Westmorland Subdistrict c, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S5475] Census 1881: William Townsend, #158, 1881, Image file from original census page Roll #C_13184, Page 32, District Number C , Division 2, Jolicure, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  6. [S5472] Census 1891: George Leighton Townshend, #156, 1891, Image file from original census page Roll #T-6307, District Number 24, Jolicure, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  7. [S4432] Cemetery Marker - Guilford Townshend, Guilford Townshend Tombstone inscription; David A Walker, 18 August 2002.

Harriet Townsend

F, b. 6 October 1873
FatherRichard M. Townsend b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 24 Jul 1901
MotherCharity Ann Lefurgey b. 23 Nov 1831, d. 31 Oct 1911
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Birth*Harriet Townsend was born on 6 October 1873 in Kansas, U.S.A.
She was the daughter of Richard M. Townsend and Charity Ann Lefurgey

Family

Mit Johnson
Child

Harry Wallace Townsend1

M, b. circa 1896, d. circa 1979
FatherSamuel James Townsend1 b. c 1876, d. c 1937
MotherEllen Eliza Tuell1 b. c 1873, d. c 1961
ChartsDescendants of John Cory & Agnis Wauker
Last Edited28 Mar 2003
Birth*Harry Wallace Townsend was born circa 1896.1 
He was the son of Samuel James Townsend and Ellen Eliza Tuell.1 
Marriage*Harry Wallace Townsend married Leonice Sprague Howland circa 1920.1 
Death*Harry Wallace Townsend died circa 1979.1 

Family

Leonice Sprague Howland b. circa 1895, d. circa 1986

Citations

  1. [S2043] Cory Family Society. This site contains genealogies of several early Corey/Cory families., online http://www.coryfamsoc.com. Hereinafter cited as Cory Family Society.

Hazel Louise Townsend

F, b. 18 December 1924, d. 8 September 2009
Last Edited16 Sep 2012
Birth*Hazel Louise Townsend was born on 18 December 1924 in Connecticut, U.S.A.; she is not related to either of the Townsend/Townshend lines from Park Corner or Rollo Bay, Prince Edward Island, as revealed by her son Douglas, September 2012.1 
Marriage*She married Stuart Leroy Mintie.1 
Death*Hazel Louise Townsend died on 8 September 2009 at age 84.1 
Burial*She was buried in Geddie Memorial Cemetery, Springbrook, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.49467,-63.50685. Stone #483.
Inscription: MINTIE / Stuart Leroy Mintie / Dec. 4, 1921 - Oct. 15, 1990 / His Wife / Hazel Louise Townsend / Dec. 18, 1924 - Sept. 8, 2009.
Back: MINTIE.1
Tombstone, Stuart Leroy Mintie (1921-1990), his wife Hazel Louise Townsend (1924-2009). Geddie Memorial Cemetery, Springbrook, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Stuart Leroy Mintie b. 4 December 1921, d. 15 October 1990

Citations

  1. [S7369] Tombstone, Geddie Memorial Cemetery, Stuart Leroy Mintie & Hazel Louise Townsend tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 22 August 2012.

Helen Townsend1

F, b. circa 1829, d. 27 March 1845
FatherJohn Townsend2 b. 1790, d. 5 Sep 1880
MotherNancy Ann Montgomery2 b. 11 Apr 1795, d. 11 Apr 1870
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited17 Oct 2009
Birth*Helen Townsend was born circa 1829.1 
She was the daughter of John Townsend and Nancy Ann Montgomery.2 
Death*Helen Townsend died on 27 March 1845.1 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Left side inscription on tombstone for John Townsend and Nancy Ann Montgomery. Their Children / Mary, / Died / Oct. 1839, AET. 15. / Hellen, Died / Mar. 27, 1845 / AET. 16. / - /.1
Left side inscription on tombstone for John Townsend and Nancy Ann Montgomery.

Citations

  1. [S3676] Cemetery Marker John Townsend & Ann Montgomery, John Townsend & Ann Montgomery Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, 31 July 2009.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Henry Townsend

M, b. 17 November 1867, d. 16 February 1948
FatherRichard M. Townsend b. 11 Jul 1831, d. 24 Jul 1901
MotherCharity Ann Lefurgey b. 23 Nov 1831, d. 31 Oct 1911
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Birth*Henry Townsend was born on 17 November 1867 in Kansas, U.S.A.
He was the son of Richard M. Townsend and Charity Ann Lefurgey
Death*Henry Townsend died on 16 February 1948 at age 80. 

Family

Mittie Doyle
Child

Henry Clark Townsend1

M, b. circa 1871
FatherArchibald Townsend2 b. 1840, d. 20 Apr 1888
MotherElizabeth H. Clark2 b. Feb 1838
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited20 Nov 2009
Birth*Henry Clark Townsend was born circa 1871 in Prince Edward Island.3 
He was the son of Archibald Townsend and Elizabeth H. Clark.2 
BaptismHenry Clark Townsend was baptized on 29 May 1878 in North Bedeque United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe was enumerated on the census of 4 April 1881 in the household of Archibald Townsend in Lot 19, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household were Archibald's wife Eliza, sons James L., Henry & Alfred, and daughters Ida, Bertha and Mary. An infant, 4 months old, was entered simply as "L.W.", who would be Lewis. Archibald's occupation was entered as Book Keeper. The family religion was Presbyterian.3

Citations

  1. [S2409] Baptismal Record: Henry Clark Townsend, Record Book 1, Page 38, (1878). Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Record: Henry Clark Townsend.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S4001] 1881 Canada Census - Archibald Townsend, Archibald Townsend, head Household #42, 4 April 1881, Microfilm Microfilm C-13162, Page 11, Line 13, District Prince, Subdistrict Lot 19, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Henry Elwood Townsend1

M, b. 14 July 1862
FatherWilliam M. Townsend1 b. 5 Mar 1829, d. 21 May 1881
MotherLydia Ann Bowser1 b. 1 Feb 1839, d. 17 Apr 1901
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited26 Mar 2011
Occupation*Henry Elwood Townsend was an employee of the telephone company.1 
Birth*He was born on 14 July 1862.1 
He was the son of William M. Townsend and Lydia Ann Bowser.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHenry Elwood Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1871 in the household of William M. Townsend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with William (age 41) were his wife Lydia Ann Bowser (age 32), children Gilford (age 14), George (age 12), Henry (age 8) & Manford (age 5), and William's widowed mother, Eunice Read (age 80). William was a farmer. Except for Eunice who was a member of the Kirk of Scotland, William and his family were Baptists.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHenry Elwood Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of William M. Townsend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with William (age 52) were his wife Lydia (age 42), children Guilford (age 24), George (age 22), Henry (age 19), Manford (age 14), Fred (age 7) and Ellen (age 1). William and his sons Guilford, George & Henry were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.3
Marriage*Henry Elwood Townsend married Grace Elizabeth Morse.1 
Burial*Henry Elwood Townsend was buried in Massachusetts.1 

Family

Grace Elizabeth Morse
Child

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S5499] 1871 Canada Census - William Townsend, Household #56, 1871, Microfilm Roll C_10392, Page 17, Jolicure, Westmorland District #186, Division 2, Westmorland Subdistrict c, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S5475] Census 1881: William Townsend, #158, 1881, Image file from original census page Roll #C_13184, Page 32, District Number C , Division 2, Jolicure, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.

Ida E. Townsend1

F, b. circa 1867
FatherArchibald Townsend1 b. 1840, d. 20 Apr 1888
MotherElizabeth H. Clark1 b. Feb 1838
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited20 Nov 2009
Birth*Ida E. Townsend was born circa 1867 in Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of Archibald Townsend and Elizabeth H. Clark.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdIda E. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 4 April 1881 in the household of Archibald Townsend in Lot 19, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household were Archibald's wife Eliza, sons James L., Henry & Alfred, and daughters Ida, Bertha and Mary. An infant, 4 months old, was entered simply as "L.W.", who would be Lewis. Archibald's occupation was entered as Book Keeper. The family religion was Presbyterian.1

Citations

  1. [S4001] 1881 Canada Census - Archibald Townsend, Archibald Townsend, head Household #42, 4 April 1881, Microfilm Microfilm C-13162, Page 11, Line 13, District Prince, Subdistrict Lot 19, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Ira M. Townsend1,2

M, b. 23 January 1873, d. before 1945
FatherLeonard Townsend1,2 b. c 1841, d. 15 Apr 1876
MotherSarah Elizabeth Boss1,2 b. 1844, d. 7 Jan 1900
Last Edited11 Apr 2011
Birth*Ira M. Townsend was born on 23 January 1873 in Springhill, Nova Scotia.1 
He was the son of Leonard Townsend and Sarah Elizabeth Boss.1,2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdIra M. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of Sarah Elizabeth Boss in Maccan, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada; included in the household with widowed Sarah (age 37) were her children Julia (age 16), William (age 14), Susan (age 11) and Ira (age 8). Sarah and Julia were both dressmakers. William was a young miner. The family religion was Methodist.3
Marriage*Ira M. Townsend married Lillie F. Elliott, daughter of James Elliott and Lillie, on 6 January 1897 in Springhill, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada; they were married by license. Ira was a bachelor, fireman, living in Springhill, Nova Scotia. Lillie was a spinster, living in Springhill. They were both Presbyterians. The officiating clergyman was Rev. D. Wright.2 
Death*Ira M. Townsend died before 1945.1 

Family

Lillie F. Elliott b. 1878

Citations

  1. [S2121] Barbara J. Buckley, Barbara J. Buckley , downloaded 18 May 2004.
  2. [S5536] Unknown spouses' names, (1897), Marriage Record - Ira Townsend & Lillie Elliott, Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics, Registration Book 1897, Page 165, Number 4 , unknown manuscript info. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Record - Ira Townsend & Lillie Elliott.
  3. [S5479] 1881 Canada Census - Sarah (Boss) Townsend, Household #177, 1881, Transcribed from microfilm Roll C-13177, Page 40, Line 4, Maccan, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Ancestry.co.uk, Ancestry.co.uk.

James Townsend1

M, b. circa October 1831, d. 5 October 1866
FatherJohn Townsend1 b. 1790, d. 5 Sep 1880
MotherNancy Ann Montgomery2 b. 11 Apr 1795, d. 11 Apr 1870
ChartsDescendants of David Walker & Margaret Hetherington
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited1 Apr 2012
Birth*James Townsend was born circa October 1831; The baptismal record book shows that James was "one year and a half" when baptised.3 
He was the son of John Townsend and Nancy Ann Montgomery.2,1 
BaptismJames Townsend was baptized on 25 March 1833 in North Bedeque United Church, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410.3 
(Witness) MarriageHe witnessed the marriage of William McKay and Rachel Hamilton Walker on 17 December 1851 in North Bedeque United Church, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410;
William McKay - Bachelor

Rachel Walker - Spinster

Married under license on 17 Dec. 1851 by R. Patterson, minister. Witnesses Thomas Stavert & James Townsend. Recorded 7 Feb., 1852, R. Hodgson, surrogate.4,5 
Marriage*James Townsend married Elizabeth Helen Walker, daughter of John Walker and Jane Davidson Weir, on 30 December 1852 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island;
James Townsend (B)
Elizabeth Walker (S)
Date of celebration 30 December 1852, by license
Witnesses: Elijah Schurman and Chas. J. Hunt
Married by Thomas Hunt J.P.
Recorded 27 June 1853.6 
(Witness) MarriageJames Townsend witnessed the marriage of William W. Walker and Ellen H. Walker on 16 March 1865 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island; Married Ellen Walker 16 March 1865 by license W.R. Frame. Witnesses James Townsend and James S. Fraser. Recorded 23 September 1865, C. Irving, Surrogate. Marriage Book #8, 1862-1867, P. 308. [PEIGS]7,5
Death*James Townsend died on 5 October 1866 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada;
"Died - At Lot 19, on the 5th Oct. inst. Mr. James Townsend, in the 31st year of his age, leaving a widow and four children to mourn their loss." His tombstone shows a death date of 8 October 1869. 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.44759,-63.62866.
Inscription: In memory of / James Townsend / Died / Oct. 8 - 1869 / Aged 36 yrs. / His wife / Eliza E. / Walker / Died Oct. 29 - 1913 / Aged 81 yrs. / Also / Their daughter / Lelia A. Townsend / 1861-1918 / Asleep in Jesus / TOWNSEND.
Back: Jane Kennedy / Wife of / J. G. Townsend / 1867-1919 / John G. Townsend / 1857-1948 / At Rest. [Note: His tombstone has an inscribed death year of 1869, however his obituary appeared in the Summerside Journal, dated 18th October, 1866. The tombstone also records an age of 36 years, however he would have been 35 years old.]8
Tombstone, James Townsend (c1831-1869), his wife Elizabeth Helen Walker (1832-1998), their daughter Leila Ada Townsend(1862-1918), their son John Geddie Townsend (1857-1948), his wife Jane Kennedy (1867-1919). The Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Family

Elizabeth Helen Walker b. 4 November 1832, d. 29 October 1913
Children

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S2163] Church Records - North Bedeque United Church, Book 1, (1826-1920). Hereinafter cited as Church Records - North Bedeque United Church.
  4. [S2458] Rachel Walker William McKay marriage, in Marriage Register No. 3, PEI, 1844-1852, Microfilm, PARO, Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.23533,-63.12547, Page 648.. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Register No. 3, PEI, 1844-1852.
  5. [S131] John Walker & Jane Weir, Walker Family Bible - John Walker & Jane Weir; Helen (Walker) Cairns, Summerside, Prince Edward Island.
  6. [S2874] Marriages Book Vol. 4, 1852-1857, MNI #5, p. 230 ). Hereinafter cited as Marriages Book Vol. 4, 1852-1857, Pg. 230.
  7. [S3116] William W. Walker & Ellen Walker marriage, 16 March 1865, in Marriage Book #8, 1862-1867, p. 308, PARO, Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.23533,-63.12547. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Book #8, 1862-1867.
  8. [S2825] Cemetery Marker - James Townsend, James Townsend - & Eliza Walker Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 16 August 2002.

James Townsend

M, b. 1847
FatherJames T. Townsend b. 7 Feb 1847
MotherNancy Adams b. 1 Jun 1847, d. 21 Sep 1915
Last Edited23 Jan 2001
Birth*James Townsend was born in 1847. 
He was the son of James T. Townsend and Nancy Adams

James Townsend

M, b. 1739, d. 20 December 1806
FatherJohn Townsend b. c 1700
MotherCatherine Abel
ChartsAncestors of David Arthur Walker
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited26 Jun 2012
Birth*James Townsend was born in 1739 in Shrivenham, Longcot Parish, Berkshire, England.1 
He was the son of John Townsend and Catherine Abel
Marriage*James Townsend married Elizabeth Davis on 30 May 1755 in Shrivenham, Longcot Parish, Berkshire, England; records in Shrivenham show James signed his own name.1 
Emigration*James Townsend emigrated on 17 August 1775 from London, England; the Elizabeth sailed from London Aug. 17, 1775 under Ships Master, John Russell, "to St. John's Island to settle". Notes On the Elizabeth: PRO Records show that it sailed from the Port of London.W/E 24 8 75. folio 139 Vol 10 T47 PRO. Register of Emigrants. James, Elizabeth and children arrived at Prince Edward Island from Berkshire, England on Nov. 11, 1775, when the schooner they sailed upon grounded offshore Lot 11, Prince Edward Island. They settled on a 500 acre plot in what became Park Corner.
James Townsend of Berkshire, farmer, aged 41
Elizabeth Townsend, wife of above, aged 47
John Townsend, child of above, aged 19
James Townsend, child of above, aged 10
Lucy Townsend, child of above, aged 18
Richard Townsend, child of above, aged 13
Mary Townsend, child of above, aged 5
Thomas Edmonds of Berkshire, servant of above, aged 19.2,3
The bookcase and grandfather clock of James Townsend that were retrieved from the wreck of the Elizabeth, 11 November 1775. They are part of the collection in the Lucy Maud Montgomery Museum in Park Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.
The James Townsend bookcase.
The James Townsend grandfather clock, depicted in the book 'The Story Girl', by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Immigration*He immigrated to Park Corner, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, on 11 November 1775. From The Patriot:
James Townsend was living on the east side of Campbell's Pond. He came to New London in 1775 with his wife and five children. He settled Park Corner after the name of his native place in Bedfordshire [sic, should be Berkshire], England. Mr. Townsend was a trader. He supplied the early settlers with groceries. He also supplied them with alcoholic beverages such as rum, whisky, brandy, etc. These beverages were regarded as necessaries of life in the early days. Prohibition had not even been dreamed of at that time in Prince Edward Island.
[Copied as above, without detailed reference, from papers of Frances Salsman, Oct. 1982]. 
Death*He died on 20 December 1806 in Park Corner, Queens County, Prince Edward Island; From The Patriot:
James Townsend died at his home in Park Corner on the 20th of December, 1806, in the sixty-seventh year of his age. His wife, Elizabeth Townsend, died on the 17th of April, 1795. Both were buried on their own property on the east side of Campbell's Pond. Heath Montgomery is now in possession of the property once owned by James Townsend.
Rev. John Murray is publishing an early history of New London. It has been in three papers.1
 
AltDeath*An alternate death date is on 26 December 1806 this date was inscribed on his tombstone.4 
Burial*He was buried in on Townsend farm, east shore of Campbells Pond, Park Corner, Queens County, Prince Edward Island. Unmarked grave on east shore of Cambells Pond. The tombstone was moved about 1936-1940's to Geddie Memorial Church Cemetery at Spring Brook, Prince Edward Island (46.49415~-63.50702). The gravestone reads:

Sacred / To the memory of / JAMES TOWNSEND / of Park Corner, Prince Edwd. Isld. / Also of ELIZABETH his wife / They emigrated from Berkshire / in England to this Island AD 1775 / with their two Sons and three / Daughters viz John James Eliza / Rachel and Mary. Their son John / died in Antigua in the lifetime of / his Parents. His afflicted Mother / followed him into Eternity with / patient resignation on the 17 Day / of Aperil [sic] 1795 in the 69 year of her age. / And her disconsolate Husband / also departed this life on the 26 day / of Decr. 1806 in the 67 year of his age. / They have left four Children to la- / ment the loss of the most virtuous / affectionate and tender parents.
Reverse side of stone reads: This monument is / erected as a small Tribute of / Respect to their revered / Memory and virtues by / their only surviving Son / James Townsend of Park Corner / ---------------------------------------------------- / They whom the dreadful stroke of death disjoined / This faithful Pair by sacred vows combin'd / Now met in realms of happiness do prove / The true delights of pure celestial
Love / Their children hope their Parents dear to greet / Who fled before them to a blissful seat.4
Tombstone, James Townsend (1739-1806), his wife Elizabeth Davis (1726-1795). Springbrook, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Family

Elizabeth Davis b. 1726, d. 17 April 1795
Children

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S2469] Gerald Fothergill, compiler, Emigrants From England 1773-1776 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992). Hereinafter cited as Emigrants From England 1773-1776.
  3. [S7156] Peter Coldham, compiler, Emigrants from England to the American Colonies 1773-1776 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1988). Hereinafter cited as Emigrants from England to the American Colonies.
  4. [S4823] Cemetery Marker - James Townsend & Elizabeth Davis, James Townsend & Elizabeth Davis Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 6 August 2010.

James Townsend

M, b. 22 September 1759
FatherJames Townsend b. 1739, d. 20 Dec 1806
MotherElizabeth Davis b. 1726, d. 17 Apr 1795
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited1 Sep 2006
Baptism*James Townsend was baptized on 22 September 1759 in Longcot Parish, Berkshire, England.1 
He was the son of James Townsend and Elizabeth Davis
Burial*James Townsend was buried on 24 December 1759.1 
(Witness) EmigrationHe emigrated with James Townsend on 17 August 1775 in London, England; the Elizabeth sailed from London Aug. 17, 1775 under Ships Master, John Russell, "to St. John's Island to settle". Notes On the Elizabeth: PRO Records show that it sailed from the Port of London.W/E 24 8 75. folio 139 Vol 10 T47 PRO. Register of Emigrants. James, Elizabeth and children arrived at Prince Edward Island from Berkshire, England on Nov. 11, 1775, when the schooner they sailed upon grounded offshore Lot 11, Prince Edward Island. They settled on a 500 acre plot in what became Park Corner.
James Townsend of Berkshire, farmer, aged 41
Elizabeth Townsend, wife of above, aged 47
John Townsend, child of above, aged 19
James Townsend, child of above, aged 10
Lucy Townsend, child of above, aged 18
Richard Townsend, child of above, aged 13
Mary Townsend, child of above, aged 5
Thomas Edmonds of Berkshire, servant of above, aged 19.2,3

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S2469] Gerald Fothergill, compiler, Emigrants From England 1773-1776 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992). Hereinafter cited as Emigrants From England 1773-1776.
  3. [S7156] Peter Coldham, compiler, Emigrants from England to the American Colonies 1773-1776 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1988). Hereinafter cited as Emigrants from England to the American Colonies.

James Townsend1

M, b. 14 March 1765, d. 10 November 1827
FatherJames Townsend1 b. 1739, d. 20 Dec 1806
MotherElizabeth Davis1 b. 1726, d. 17 Apr 1795
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited1 Dec 2011
Baptism*James Townsend was baptized on 14 March 1765.1 
He was the son of James Townsend and Elizabeth Davis.1 
Marriage*James Townsend married Jane Penman, daughter of George Penman and Mary Cole, before 1814; there were no children from this marriage.2 
Note*James was a Justice of the Peace about 1823, and performed the wedding of James Pidgeon to Ann MacLeod.
circa 1823.1 
Death*James Townsend died on 10 November 1827 at age 62.3 
Burial*He was buried in Campbells Pond, Park Corner, Queens County, Prince Edward Island. The original burial site of the early Townsends was on the east shore of Campbells Pond, on land now owned by Robert Montgomery (2010), currently an unmarked grave. This and other Townsend tombstones were secretly moved about 1936-1940's to Geddie Memorial Church Cemetery at Springbrook, Prince Edward Island (46.49417~-63.50705).
Inscription: Sacred / To the Memory of / James Townsend / of Park Corner, New London / Who departed this life / The 10 Day of November 1827 / Aged 64 Years / Who hath left a disconsolate / Widow to lament the loss of / One of the best of husbands.3
Tombstone, James Townsend (1765-1827). Geddie Memorial Cemetery, Springbrook, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Family

Jane Penman b. circa 1776, d. 21 July 1852

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S2365] Edna Cudmore, online http://www.islandregister.com/penman1.html. (The Island Register web site).
  3. [S4824] Cemetery Marker - James Townsend, James Townsend Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 6 August 2010.

James Clark Townsend1

M, b. 12 September 1900, d. 1964
FatherMajor W. Townsend2 b. 19 Oct 1867, d. 1946
MotherMargaret Ann Brown2 b. 23 May 1874, d. 1947
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited6 Jan 2011
Birth*James Clark Townsend was born on 12 September 1900.2,3 
He was the son of Major W. Townsend and Margaret Ann Brown.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJames Clark Townsend was enumerated on the census of 8 April 1901 in the household of Major W. Townsend in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Major (age 33) were his wife Maggie Brown (age 26), their children Amy (age 3) and James (age 7 months). Major was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian. They lived on the property adjacent to Major's parents.4
BaptismJames Clark Townsend was baptized on 9 June 1901 in the Presbyterian Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the officiating clergyman was Wm. H. Smith.2 
Marriage*He married Amy W. Linkletter.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJames Clark Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1 June 1911 in the household of Major W. Townsend in Sherbrooke, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Major (age 43) were his wife Margaret Brown (age 37), their children Amy (age 13) and James (age 10), Marion (age 7), Frank (age 6) and Jean (age 4). Major was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.5
Death*James Clark Townsend died in 1964.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40472,-63.77631.
Inscription: In memory of / John Townsend / Died / Mar. 23, 1906 / AET. 71 yrs. / Amy Linkletter / his wife / Died / Oct. 23, 1906. / AET. 80 yrs. / (script).
Left.
Right: James Clark Townsend / 1900-1964 / His wife / Amy Linkletter / 1902-1981 / Son James Lawrence / 1934-1965 / Daughter / Evelyn Claire Pearce / 1932-1983.
Back: Major W. Townsend / 1867-1946 / his wife / Margaret Brown / 1874-1947 / Frank W. Townsend / 1905-1985 / his wife / Verna M. Bernard / 1903-1993.1
Tombstone, John Townsend (1835-1906), his wife Amy Linkletter (1826-1906), their son Major W. Townsend (1867-1946), his wife Margaret Brown (1874-1947), their son James Clark Townsend, (1900-1964), his wife Amy Linkletter (1902-1981), their son James Laurence (1934-1965), their daughter Evelyn Clare Pearce (1932-1983), Frank W. Townsend, son of Major W. Townsend (1905-1985), his wife Verna M. Bernard (1903-1993). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Family

Amy W. Linkletter b. 1902, d. 1981
Children

Citations

  1. [S3366] Cemetery marker - John Townsend (1835-1906), John Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A Walker.
  2. [S4913] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - James Clark Townsend, Book #1, Page 150-151, Presbyterian Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - James Clark Townsend.
  3. [S2166] Census return, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S7851] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Major Townsend household #68, 8 April 1901, digital image of census page LAC Roll T-6428 to T-6556, Page 7, Library & Archives Canada, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S7852] 1911 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Major Townsend household #52, 1 June 1911, digital image of census page LAC Roll T-20326 to T-20460, Pages 5 & 6, Library & Archives Canada, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

James E. Townsend1,2

M, b. 1824, d. 12 June 1887
FatherThomas H. Townsend3 b. 1781, d. 9 Jan 1841
MotherEunice Read3 b. c 1790, d. c 1871
ChartsAncestors of David Arthur Walker
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith (#1)
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith (#2)
Descendants of William Read (#1)
Descendants of William Read (#2)
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Last Edited30 Mar 2011
Birth*James E. Townsend was born in 1824; According to the 1881 census his age was 58, and birth year would then be 1823.3 
He was the son of Thomas H. Townsend and Eunice Read.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJames E. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1851 in the household of Eunice Read in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with Eunice (age 61), now widowed, were four of her children, William (age 22), James (age 27), Amanda (age 18) and Jane (age 23). There was also a yet identified person, Leonard Townsend (age 9).4
Marriage*James E. Townsend married Jane F. Read, daughter of George Read and Sarah Richardson, on 9 August 1858.3 
Census HeadHousehold*James E. Townsend was head of the household in the census of 14 January 1861 in Westmorland Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household were his wife Jane (Read), son Joseph F. and daughter Sarah Jane.5
1861 Canada Census, household of James Townsend (1824-1887). Westmorland Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1871 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with James (age 46) were his wife Jane Read (age 30), and their children Frank (age 12), Sarah (age 9), Charles (age 7), Albert (age 5) and George (age 2 months). There was also Susan Hanright (age 22), probably a house servant. James was a farmer. The family religion was Baptist.6
1871 Canada Census, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Household of James Townsend, his wife Jane Read, their children Frank, Sarah, Charles, Albert and George.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1881 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with James (age 58) were his wife Jane Read (age 40), children Frank (age 22), Alcora (age 19), Charles (age 17), Albert (age 15) and George (age 10). James was a farmer. The family religion was Baptist. The digital image of the census page was not posted here due to its poor quality.7 
Death*He died on 12 June 1887 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.8
Tombstone, James Townsend (1824-1887). Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Burial*He was buried in Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, 45.93562,-64.23429.
Inscription: In / Memory of / James Townsend / Died / June 12, 1887 / Aged 63 yr's.2
Tombstone, James E. Townsend (1824-1887). Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Tombstone, James E. Townsend (1824-1887)
Footstone 'J.E.T.'

Family

Jane F. Read b. 1841
Children

Citations

  1. [S1335] Volunteers, Census 1881: Canada (Salt Lake City: 1881 Canadian Census, CDs, 2001), LDS CD. Hereinafter cited as Census 1881: Canada.
  2. [S5509] Cemetery Marker James E. Townsend, James E. Townsend Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, August 2004.
  3. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  4. [S4617] 1851 Canada East Census - Eunice (Read) Townsend, Household of Eunice Townsend,, Transcribed from microfilm Roll C-998, Page 40, Line 27, Parish of Westmorland, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Ancestry.co.uk, Ancestry.co.uk.
  5. [S4077] 1861 Canada Census - James Townsend (1824-1887), Household #41, 14 January 1861, Microfilm Microfilm C-1006, Parish of Westmorland, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S5492] 1871 Canada Census - James Townsend, Household #77, 1871, Microfilm Roll C-10392, Page 23, Westmorland district No. 186, Westmorland Subdistrict C, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S5490] 1881 Canada Census - James Townsend, Household #183, 1881, Microfilm Roll C-13184, Page 37, Westmorland district No. 33, Westmorland Subdistrict, Division 2, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  8. [S4078] Cemetery Marker - James Townsend (1824-1887), James Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 4 July 2004.
  9. [S2161] Census 1861: Westmorland Parish, 1861, Microfilm C-1006, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

James Frederick Townsend

M, d. 9 January 1999
Last Edited14 May 2011
Death*James Frederick Townsend died on 9 January 1999 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

James Lawrence Townsend1

M, b. 1934, d. 1965
FatherJames Clark Townsend1 b. 12 Sep 1900, d. 1964
MotherAmy W. Linkletter1 b. 1902, d. 1981
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited6 Jan 2011
Name Variation James Lawrence Townsend is also known as James Laurence Townsend.2 
Birth*He was born in 1934.2 
He was the son of James Clark Townsend and Amy W. Linkletter.1 
Death*James Lawrence Townsend died in 1965 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A..1,2 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40472,-63.77631.
Inscription: In memory of / John Townsend / Died / Mar. 23, 1906 / AET. 71 yrs. / Amy Linkletter / his wife / Died / Oct. 23, 1906. / AET. 80 yrs. / (script).
Left.
Right: James Clark Townsend / 1900-1964 / His wife / Amy Linkletter / 1902-1981 / Son James Lawrence / 1934-1965 / Daughter / Evelyn Claire Pearce / 1932-1983.
Back: Major W. Townsend / 1867-1946 / his wife / Margaret Brown / 1874-1947 / Frank W. Townsend / 1905-1985 / his wife / Verna M. Bernard / 1903-1993.2
Tombstone, John Townsend (1835-1906), his wife Amy Linkletter (1826-1906), their son Major W. Townsend (1867-1946), his wife Margaret Brown (1874-1947), their son James Clark Townsend, (1900-1964), his wife Amy Linkletter (1902-1981), their son James Laurence (1934-1965), their daughter Evelyn Clare Pearce (1932-1983), Frank W. Townsend, son of Major W. Townsend (1905-1985), his wife Verna M. Bernard (1903-1993). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S3366] Cemetery marker - John Townsend (1835-1906), John Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A Walker.

James Leslie Townsend1

M, b. 19 April 1863
FatherArchibald Townsend1,2 b. 1840, d. 20 Apr 1888
MotherElizabeth H. Clark1,2 b. Feb 1838
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited1 Feb 2013
Name-ComJames Leslie Townsend is commonly known as James Townsend.2,3 
Birth*He was born on 19 April 1863 in Townsends Corner (probably Park Corner), Queens County, Prince Edward Island.1,2 
He was the son of Archibald Townsend and Elizabeth H. Clark.1,2 
BaptismJames Leslie Townsend was baptized on 8 May 1868 in Trinity United Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was A. DesBrisay.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe was enumerated on the census of 4 April 1881 in the household of Archibald Townsend in Lot 19, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household were Archibald's wife Eliza, sons James L., Henry & Alfred, and daughters Ida, Bertha and Mary. An infant, 4 months old, was entered simply as "L.W.", who would be Lewis. Archibald's occupation was entered as Book Keeper. The family religion was Presbyterian.2
(Witness) ImmigrationJames Leslie Townsend immigrated with Elizabeth H. Clark to Massachusetts, U.S.A., in 1889; when widowed Eliza moved to the US with her children.4 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJames Leslie Townsend was enumerated on the census of 22 June 1900 in the household of Elizabeth H. Clark in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; included in the household with widowed Eliza (age 62) were her children, James (age 35), Elizabeth (age 33), Mary (age 22), Albert (age 21) and Lewis (age 19). James was a commercial traveller, Elizabeth a dress cutter, Mary a clerk in a candy store, Albert a book keeper and Lewis was in school.4
Marriage*James Leslie Townsend married Susie Howes.3 
Census HeadHouseholdJames Leslie Townsend was head of the household in the census of 18 April 1910 in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; included in the household with James (age 45) were his wife Susie (age 34), their son Edward/Everett (age 5), his widowed mother Eliza (Clark) Townsend (age 74), his brothers Alfred (age 32) and Louis/Lewis (age 29). James and Louis/Lewis were travelling salesmen in wholesale coffee, Alfred a wholesale grocery merchant.5
1910 US Census, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Household of James L. Townsend, his wife Susie, their son Edward/Everett, his brothers Alfred and Louis/Lewis, their mother Eliza (Clark) Townsend.
Census HeadHousehold*He was head of the household in the census of 7 January 1920 in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; included in the household with James (age 55) were his wife Susie (age 44), their son Edward (age 15), his brother Alfred (age 42), their widowed mother Eliza (Clark) Townsend (age 83). James was a commercial trader for a tea & coffee firm, Edward was a helper in a dry goods store, Alfred was the owner of a tea & coffee store.3
1920 US Census, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Household of James L. Townsend, his wife Susie, their son Edward, his brother Alfred, their mother Eliza (Clark) Townsend.

Family

Susie Howes b. circa 1875

Citations

  1. [S7823] Baptism transcription - James Leslie Townsend, PARO Baptismal Index, Trinity United Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Book 1, Page 3, (8 May 1868). Hereinafter cited as Baptism transcription.
  2. [S4001] 1881 Canada Census - Archibald Townsend, Archibald Townsend, head Household #42, 4 April 1881, Microfilm Microfilm C-13162, Page 11, Line 13, District Prince, Subdistrict Lot 19, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S7824] 1920 US Census, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, of James L. Townsend household #123, 7 January 1920, digital image of census page Roll T-625 to T-703, Page 10, National Archives & Records Administration, Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., yU.S.A., National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S7825] 1900 US Census, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, of Eliza Townsend household #355, 22 June 1900, digital image of census page NARA Roll 651, Family History Library microfilm 1240651, Page 17A, National Archives & Records Administration, Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., yU.S.A., National Archives and Records Administration.
  5. [S7826] 1910 US Census, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, of James L. Townsend household #28, 18 April 1910, digital image of census page NARA Roll T-624_593, Page 2A, Family History Library microfilm 1374606, National Archives & Records Administration, Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., yU.S.A., National Archives and Records Administration.