Esther Tower1

F
Last Edited12 Dec 2002
Note*Dau. of Ibrook and Patience (??) Tower. 
Marriage*Esther Tower married Morris Tucker on 2 April 1741. 

Family

Morris Tucker
Child

Citations

  1. [S1404] George Burton Thayer, Thayer and Burton Ancestry (Hartford Connecticut, U.S.A.: Press of the Plimpton Mfg. Co., 1894). Hereinafter cited as Thayer and Burton Ancestry.

Eunice Tower1

F
Last Edited30 Jan 2014
Marriage*Eunice Tower married Silas Babcock.1 

Family

Silas Babcock
Child

Citations

  1. [S8855] Gordon Herbert Babcock & Mary Faustina Read marriage, 28 December 1922, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F19682, Code B4/1922, Number 3123.

Helen Amanda Tower1,2

F, b. 13 July 1865, d. 5 November 1947
ChartsDescendants of John Cory & Agnis Wauker
Descendants of John Drake & Christiana Billet
Descendants of William Dyer & Mary Barrett
Descendants of Hugh Hull & Elinor
Descendants of William White & Susanna
Last Edited14 Feb 2012
Name-ComHelen Amanda Tower is commonly known as Helen.3,4 
Birth*She was born on 13 July 1865 in Waterborough, Queens County, New Brunswick.2,4 
Marriage*She married Abraham Wood Wiggins, son of Abraham Richard Wiggins and Martha Ann Wiggins.2,3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHelen Amanda Tower was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Abraham Wood Wiggins in Waterborough, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household were Abram's wife Helen, and children Harry (age 23), George (age 21), Charles (age 18), Charlotte (age 16), Walter (age 14), Katie (age 11), Lawrence (age 8) and Helen (age 7). Abram was a farmer. Sons Harry, George and Charles were labourers. The family religion was Episcopal.3
Death*Helen Amanda Tower died on 5 November 1947 in Young's Cove Road, Queens County, New Brunswick, at age 82.5 
Burial*She was buried in St. Luke's Anglican Church Cemetery, Young's Cove, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada.6 

Family

Abraham Wood Wiggins b. 26 March 1862, d. 24 November 1946
Children

Citations

  1. [S5187] Index to Provincial Registration of Births - Helen Geraldine Wiggins. birth record of Helen Geraldine Wiggins,. PANB, n.p.. PANB F19002, Code A5-1903, Number 6542.
  2. [S2128] Census 1901: Parish of Waterborough, New Brunswick, 1901, Microfilm, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S5182] 1911 Canada Census - Abraham W. Wiggins, Household #3, 1911, Microfilm unknown film, Waterborough, Sunbury & Queens, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S6587] Helen Geraldine Wiggins, Microfilm F18758, Code 1860-R-4 Register #26595 (filed 14 February 1926), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  5. [S2180] Correspondence with Ralph "Buzz" Buzzell (U.S.A.). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  6. [S3322] St. Luke's Anglican Church Cemetery, Young's Cove, Queens County, New Brunswick, Abraham Wood Wiggins Tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 6 July 2004.
  7. [S5184] Lawrence W. Wiggins & Milly Northrop marriage, 15 May 1923, Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada. PANB F19690, Ref. B4/1926, Number 2842.
  8. [S5181] Index to County Birth Registers - Helen Geraldine Wiggins. birth record of Helen Geraldine Wiggins,. PANB, n.p.. PANB F18906, Code 1903-802417.
  9. [S6602] Norris Randall Jenkins & Helen Geraldine Wiggins marriage, 30 April 1926, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB Microfilm F19690, Ref. B4/1926, Registration Number 3213.
  10. [S5188] Index to Provincial Registration of Births - Marguerite B. Wiggins. birth record of Marguerite B. Wiggins,. PANB, n.p.. PANB F19016, Code A5-1908, Number 6144.

Lucinda May Tower1,2

F, b. circa 1879, d. 1965
FatherRobert Tower3 b. 1831, d. b 1903
MotherEllen3 b. 1841
Last Edited13 Apr 2014
Name-ComLucinda May Tower is commonly known as Lucy Tower.3,4 
Birth*She was born circa 1879 in Johnson's Mills, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.3 
She was the daughter of Robert Tower and Ellen.3 
Marriage*Lucinda May Tower married Alpheus Palmer Read, son of John Gideon Read and Mary Jane Tower, on 16 July 1903 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, by Rev. Wm. Harrison of Dorchester, New Brunswick. Alpheus was 36 years old, a widower, living in Johnson's Mills, a seaman and Methodist. Lucy was 24 years old, a spinster, living in Johnson's Mills and Baptist. Witnesses were Amelia Quigley and Carrie Harrison.3,2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLucinda May Tower was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.5 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLucinda May Tower was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Alpheus (age 54) were his second wife Lucinda Tower (age 42), children Mary (age 18), Robert (age 16), John (age 15), Kenneth (age 14), Orpha (age 12), George (age 11), Virginia (age 9), Elaine (age 6), Arvilla (age 4), Angus (age 2), Rupert (5 months) and Alice (age 4 months - sic). The family religion was Baptist.6 
Moved*Lucinda May Tower and Alpheus Palmer Read moved to Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, circa 1929.1 
Living*Lucinda May Tower was living in 1937 in Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 
LivingShe was living in 1947 in Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.7 
LivingShe was living in 1956 in Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.8 
Name Variation As of 1962, Lucinda May Tower is also known as Lucinda Reade; she signed her name as Lucinda Reade on the Late Registration of Birth for both daughters Mary Faustina and Thelma Virginia.9,10 
LivingShe was living in 1962 in Bridgedale, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada.9 
Death*She died in 1965 in New Brunswick, Canada.11 
Burial*She was buried in Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.11 

Family

Alpheus Palmer Read b. 24 February 1867, d. 22 October 1937
Children

Citations

  1. [S6609] Certificate of Registration of Death - Alpheus P. Read, death certificate (PANB microfilm F19340, Vol. 111, Regn. #13983, filed 30 October 1937), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate - Alpheus P. Read.
  2. [S6611] John Ainsworth Read, Microfilm F20738, Code 1905-802199 (filed 12 Sept. 1927), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  3. [S6607] Alpheus Read & Lucy M. Tower marriage, 16 July 1903, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Microfilm F15908, Ref. B4/1903, Number 2907.
  4. [S8859] Elijah Dixon Hicks & Alice Reid marriage, 17 August 1940, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F20016, Code B4/1940, Number 20203.
  5. [S6612] 1911 Canada Census - Alpheus Read, Household #120, 1911, Microfilm Page 12, Line 19, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S8858] 1921 Canada Census, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, of Alpheus Read household #48, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 38, Page #5, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S8857] Arvilla Mason Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB microfilm F24972, Code 1917--802590 (filed 4 August 1947), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  8. [S8825] Angus Archibald Read, Microfilm F25350, Code 1918--802772 (7 Sept. 1956), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  9. [S8854] Mary Faustina Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB F18906, Code 1903--801919 (filed 24 October 1962), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  10. [S8856] Thelma Virginia Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB microfilm F23682, Code 1912--802502 (filed 30 November 1962), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  11. [S8864] Sharon Reid, Family history records, Moncton, New Brunswick.
  12. [S8852] Orpha May Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB F22209, Code 1908--802562 (filed 13 May 1972), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  13. [S8851] Emma Elaine Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB F24380, Code 1915--802606 (filed 7 August 1967), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Mary Belle Tower1

F
Last Edited15 May 2011
Note*Second wife much younger than Amos
Moved with family to MA after Amos' death about 1906.1 
Marriage*Mary Belle Tower married Amos Thomas Patterson, son of Silas Patterson and Ann Tingley.1 

Family

Amos Thomas Patterson b. 1838, d. 6 June 1906
Child

Citations

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

Mary E. Tower1

F, b. 1870
FatherRobert Tower1 b. 1831, d. b 1903
MotherEllen1 b. 1841
Last Edited13 Apr 2014
Birth*Mary E. Tower was born in 1870 in New Brunswick, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Robert Tower and Ellen.1 

Citations

  1. [S9222] 1881 Canada, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, of Robert Tower household Household #317, 1881, digital copy of original census page LAC Roll C_13183, Page 68, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Mary Jane Tower1

F, d. 1912
Last Edited26 Feb 2012
Birth*Mary Jane Tower was born in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2 
Marriage*She married John Gideon Read, son of Caleb Read and Martha Cole.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Jane Tower was enumerated on the census of 1861 in the household of John Gideon Read in Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.4 
Name-ComMary Jane Tower is commonly known as Mary Tower.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 1871 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.5 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Jane Tower was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.6 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Jane Tower was enumerated on the census of 1891 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.7 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Jane Tower was enumerated on the census of between 12 April 1901 and 15 April 1901 in the household of Alton G. Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.8 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Jane Tower was enumerated on the census of between 3 June 1911 and 6 June 1911 in the household of Alton G. Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.9 
Name-ComalsoMary Jane Tower is also commonly known as Jane Tower.2 
Death*She died in 1912.10 
Burial*She was buried in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.10 

Family

John Gideon Read b. 27 February 1826, d. 1907
Children

Citations

  1. [S6607] Alpheus Read & Lucy M. Tower marriage, 16 July 1903, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Microfilm F15908, Ref. B4/1903, Number 2907.
  2. [S6609] Certificate of Registration of Death - Alpheus P. Read, death certificate (PANB microfilm F19340, Vol. 111, Regn. #13983, filed 30 October 1937), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate - Alpheus P. Read.
  3. [S6604] Alpheus P. Read, Microfilm F18759, Code 1867-R-4 (1867), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  4. [S6614] 1861 Canada Census - John G. Read, Household of John G. Read, 1861, Microfilm LAC Roll C-1006, Page 35, Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S6619] 1871 Canada Census - John G. Read, Household #151, 1871, Microfilm LAC Roll C-10392, Page 44, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S6613] 1881 Canada Census - John G. Read, Household #324, 1881, Microfilm LAC Roll C_13183, Page 69, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S6620] 1891 Canada Census - John G. Read, Household #283, 1891, Microfilm LAC Roll T-6306, Page 60, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  8. [S6616] 1901 Canada Census - Alton G. Read, Household #114, 12-15 April 1901, Microfilm LAC Roll T-6445, Page 12, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  9. [S6618] 1911 Canada Census - Alton G. Read, Household #36, 3 - 7 June 1911, Microfilm Page 3, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  10. [S6671] John Read On-line database, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada; , 1907.

Robert Tower1,2

M, b. 1831, d. before 1903
Last Edited13 Apr 2014
Birth*Robert Tower was born in 1831 in New Brunswick, Canada.2 
Marriage*He married Ellen.1 
Death*Robert Tower died before 1903; a stroke appeared on the marriage registration of his daughter where the father's name would normally be written.1 

Family

Ellen b. 1841
Children

Citations

  1. [S6607] Alpheus Read & Lucy M. Tower marriage, 16 July 1903, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Microfilm F15908, Ref. B4/1903, Number 2907.
  2. [S9222] 1881 Canada, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, of Robert Tower household Household #317, 1881, digital copy of original census page LAC Roll C_13183, Page 68, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Robert Tower Jr.1

M, b. 1876
FatherRobert Tower1 b. 1831, d. b 1903
MotherEllen1 b. 1841
Last Edited13 Apr 2014
Birth*Robert Tower Jr. was born in 1876 in New Brunswick, Canada.1 
He was the son of Robert Tower and Ellen.1 

Citations

  1. [S9222] 1881 Canada, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, of Robert Tower household Household #317, 1881, digital copy of original census page LAC Roll C_13183, Page 68, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Perley Towle1

M, b. circa 1870, d. 20 August 1892
ChartsDescendants of John Cory & Agnis Wauker
Last Edited28 Mar 2003
Birth*Perley Towle was born circa 1870.1 
Death*He died on 20 August 1892.1 
Marriage*He married Rena Adell Corey, daughter of Charles A Corey and Adelia D Corey, on 20 August 1892.1 

Family

Rena Adell Corey b. 17 October 1874, d. 10 August 1925

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.

Dorothy Darling Towne

F, b. 29 January 1905, d. 4 October 1976
ChartsDescendants of William Dyer & Mary Barrett
Last Edited24 Nov 2010
Birth*Dorothy Darling Towne was born on 29 January 1905. 
Marriage*She married William Cleveland Dyer, son of William Osmond Dyer and Mary Angell Arnold, in 1929. 
Death*Dorothy Darling Towne died on 4 October 1976 at age 71. 
Burial*She was buried in Quidnessett Cemetery, North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island.1 

Family

William Cleveland Dyer b. 8 March 1904, d. January 1991

Citations

  1. [S1462] Inscription.

Lucius Towne1

M
ChartsDescendants of John Cory & Agnis Wauker
Descendants of John Drake & Christiana Billet
Descendants of William Dyer & Mary Barrett
Descendants of William White & Susanna
Last Edited28 Mar 2003
Marriage*Lucius Towne married Nettie J Gleason, daughter of Miner Tuttle Gleason and Frances Ellen Corey, on 10 August 1882 in Greenville, Outgamie County, Wisconsin.1 

Family

Nettie J Gleason b. 3 August 1862

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.

Lola Dale Towns1

F, b. 7 April 1893, d. 23 December 1981
ChartsDescendants of Edward Cottle
Last Edited26 Mar 2011
Note*Lola Dale (Towns) Dykeman was part of the same graduating class fromLincoln High School in Seattle, WA. in 1912. She married Roe Dykeman 28May 1917 in Victoria, Canada. Roe and Lola lived in Seward, Alaska for afew years in the twenties. Lola taught school out at Long Beach, WA for awhile and she always talked about how much she loved it out there.Students rode their horses up the beach to get to school. Lola died Dec.23, 1981 in Seattle and was cremated in Seattle and her ashes were spreadat Long Beach, Pacific County, Washington after she died in 1981. Herhusband Roe is buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetery 500 W. Raye Street,Seattle, King County, Washington on Queen Anne hill next to his motherand father. 
Birth*Lola Dale Towns was born on 7 April 1893 in Michigan, U.S.A..1 
Marriage*She married Capt. Andrew Roe Dykeman, son of Richard Travis Dykeman and Mary Addie Lockwood, on 28 May 1917 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.1 
Death*Lola Dale Towns died on 23 December 1981 in Seattle, King County, Washington, U.S.A., at age 88.1 
Burial*She was buried her cremated ashes were spread at Long Beach, Pacific County, Washington.1 

Family

Capt. Andrew Roe Dykeman b. 15 April 1892, d. 22 January 1970

Citations

  1. [S1039] Melinda McCoy, "Melinda McCoy, compiled records" (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.). . Hereinafter cited as "Melinda McCoy, compiled records."

Adeline Townsend1

F
Last Edited24 Jan 2002
Marriage*Adeline Townsend married Longley Randall

Family

Longley Randall
Child

Citations

  1. [S976] Florence Cecelia Estabrooks, Genealogy of the Anglo-Dutch Estabrooks Family (Saint John, New Brunswick: self published, 1935). Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Anglo-Dutch Estabrooks Family.

Albenia Ellen Townsend1

F, b. 8 September 1867, d. 1959
FatherThomas Townsend1,2 b. 21 Oct 1832, d. Jul 1910
MotherAmy Green2 b. 23 Nov 1842, d. May 1905
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited4 Feb 2013
Baptism*Albenia Ellen Townsend was baptized on 8 September 1867 in North Bedeque United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410; the 1901 census has a recorded birth date of 17 July 1873.3 
She was the daughter of Thomas Townsend and Amy Green.1,2 
Name-ComAlbenia Ellen Townsend is commonly known as Ellen Townsend in 1891.4 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe 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.4
Name-ComAlbenia Ellen Townsend is commonly known as Albenia Townsend in 1901.5 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe 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.5
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlbenia Ellen 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.6
Death*Albenia Ellen Townsend died in 1959 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island.7 
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. / 1865-1913.2
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. [S7847] Baptism transcription - Albenia Ellen Townsend, PARO Baptismal Index, Presbyterian Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Book 1, Page 29, (8 September 1867). Hereinafter cited as Baptism transcription.
  2. [S3201] Cemetery Marker Thomas Townsend & Amy Green, Thomas Townsend Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 17 July 2004.
  3. [S2405] Marriages, Death & Funerals Baptisms, Page 29, North Bedeque United Church Records, North Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, North Bedeque United Church Records, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  4. [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.
  5. [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.
  6. [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.
  7. [S2563] Marker Inscription for Albenia E. Townsend, Albenia E. Townsend Marker Inscription for Albenia E. Townsend; David A. Walker, August 2004.

Alfred Montague Townsend1

M, b. December 1878
FatherArchibald Townsend2 b. 1840, d. 20 Apr 1888
MotherElizabeth H. Clark2 b. Feb 1838
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited1 Feb 2013
Name-ComAlfred Montague Townsend is commonly known as Alfred Townsend; his given name was recorded as Albert in the 1900 US Census.3,4 
BaptismHe was baptized on 29 May 1878 in North Bedeque United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410; Alfred and siblings May Gardiner and Henry Clark were batptised on the same day.1 
Birth*He was born in December 1878 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.5,3 
He was the son of Archibald Townsend and Elizabeth H. Clark.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlfred Montague 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.5
(Witness) ImmigrationAlfred Montague 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 HeadHouseholdAlfred Montague 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
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlfred Montague Townsend was enumerated on the census of 18 April 1910 in the household of James Leslie Townsend 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.6
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlfred Montague Townsend was enumerated on the census of 7 January 1920 in the household of James Leslie Townsend 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.4

Citations

  1. [S2407] Baptismal Record: Alfred Montague Townsend, Record Book 1, Page 38, (1878). Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Record: Alfred Montague Townsend.
  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. [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.
  5. [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.
  6. [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.

Amanda Townsend1

F, b. circa 1866
FatherJohn Townsend1 b. c 1821
MotherMary Jane Jones1
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited11 Oct 2004
Birth*Amanda Townsend was born circa 1866.2 
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.

Amanda M. E. Townsend1

F, b. 1837
FatherThomas H. Townsend1,2 b. 1781, d. 9 Jan 1841
MotherEunice Read1,2 b. c 1790, d. c 1871
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited11 Apr 2011
Name Variation Amanda M. E. Townsend is also known as Amanda Townshend.2 
Birth*She was born in 1837 in New Brunswick.1 
She was the daughter of Thomas H. Townsend and Eunice Read.1,2 
Alt-BirthAn alternate birth date is in 1835.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAmanda M. 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).3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAmanda M. E. 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.1
Census*Amanda M. E. Townsend appeared on the census of 1871 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick; Amanda was living in the household of Ellen Chapman, and her occupation was dressmaker.4 
Marriage*She married James McKenzie, son of Donald McKenzie and Christina, on 12 February 1872 in Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia; they were married by license. James was a bachelor, shoemaker, living in Sackville, New Brunswick. Amanda was a spinster, living in Point de Bute, New Brunswick. James was 42, Amanda 37. The officiating clergyman was Rev. George Miles.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAmanda M. E. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of James McKenzie in Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with James (age 48) were his wife Amanda Townsend (age 45) and their daughter Agnes (age 4). There was also Melburn Easterbrooks (age 22), occupation 'not given', unknown identity.5
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAmanda M. E. Townsend was enumerated on the census of 1891 in the household of James McKenzie in Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; living in the household with James (age 62) was his wife Amanda Townsend (age 56). James was a shoemaker. They were both Baptists. Their daughter Agnes, who would have been 14 at this census, was not enumerated, and is possibly deceased.6

Family

James McKenzie b. circa 1829
Child

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S5535] Unknown spouses' names, (1872), Marriage Record - James McKenzie & Amanda Townsend, Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics, Registration Book 1872, Page 73, Number 51 , unknown manuscript info. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Record - James McKenzie & Amanda Townsend.
  3. [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.
  4. [S5496] 1871 Canada Census - Amanda Townsend, Household #22, 1871, Microfilm Roll C_10392, Page 7, Westmorland County, Westmorland Subdistrict, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S5498] 1881 Canada Census - James McKenzie & Amanda Townsend, Household #287, 1881, Microfilm Roll C_13184, Page 61, Moncton, Westmorland County, Westmorland Subdistrict, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S5497] 1891 Canada Census - James McKenzie & Amanda Townsend, Household #321, 1891, Microfilm Roll T-6306, Moncton, Westmorland County, Westmorland Subdistrict, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Amasa Townsend1

M
Last Edited12 Dec 2002

Family

Phebe Ingham
Child

Citations

  1. [S1408] Frederick A. Virkus, Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, CD 113 (Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1925), 5:517. Hereinafter cited as Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy.

Amy Elizabeth Townsend1,2

F, b. 14 January 1898, d. 8 September 1986
FatherMajor W. Townsend3 b. 19 Oct 1867, d. 1946
MotherMargaret Ann Brown3 b. 23 May 1874, d. 1947
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited4 Feb 2013
Name-ComAmy Elizabeth Townsend is commonly known as Amy Townsend.4 
Name Variation Amy Elizabeth Townsend is also known as Amy.2 
Birth*She was born on 14 January 1898 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.3,2,5 
She was the daughter of Major W. Townsend and Margaret Ann Brown.3 
BaptismAmy Elizabeth Townsend was baptized on 31 July 1898 in the Presbyterian Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the officiating clergyman was E.M. Dill.3 
Marriage*She married R. Erle MacMurdo, son of Thomas MacMurdo and Janet Cairns.6 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAmy Elizabeth 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
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAmy Elizabeth 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.7
Death*Amy Elizabeth Townsend died on 8 September 1986 at age 88.5 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36203,-63.72544.
Inscription on back of Thomas MacMurdo tombstone: In Loving Memory Of / R. Erle MacMurdo / Born July 2, 1890 / Died January 20, 1977 / His Wife / Amy E. Townsend / Born January 14, 1898 / Died September 8, 1986. / MACMURDO.8
Back inscription of Thomas MacMurdo tombstone.

Family

R. Erle MacMurdo b. 2 July 1896, d. 20 January 1977
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. [S2166] Census return, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S4916] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Amy Elizabeth Townsend, Book #1, Page 148-149, Presbyterian Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Baptismal Record - Amy Elizabeth Townsend.
  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. [S6552] Family names on dedication window Memorial stained glass window; North Bedeque United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Left panel: To the Glory of God / R. Erle MacMurdo. 1896 - 1977. / & Amy E. Townsend, His Wife. 1898 - 1986.
    Right panel: And in Memory of / Norman MacMurdo. 1895 - 1991. / & Elizabeth Green, His Wife. 1894 - 1992.
  6. [S6552] Family names on dedication window Memorial stained glass window; North Bedeque United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Left panel: To the Glory of God / R. Erle MacMurdo. 1896 - 1977. / & Amy E. Townsend, His Wife. 1898 - 1986.
    Right panel: And in Memory of / Norman MacMurdo. 1895 - 1991. / & Elizabeth Green, His Wife. 1894 - 1992.
  7. [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.
  8. [S3706] Cemetery Marker - Thomas MacMurdo (1844-1918) & Janet Cairns (1856-1947), Thomas MacMurdo (1844-1918) Cemetery Marker; David Arthur Walker, 31 July 2009.
  9. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Ann Townsend1

F, b. 1820, d. 11 April 1887
FatherJohn Townsend2 b. 1790, d. 5 Sep 1880
MotherNancy Ann Montgomery2 b. 11 Apr 1795, d. 11 Apr 1870
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited17 Oct 2009
Note*Never married.2 
Birth*Ann Townsend was born in 1820.1 
She was the daughter of John Townsend and Nancy Ann Montgomery.2 
Death*Ann Townsend died on 11 April 1887.1 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36185,-63.72579.
Right side partial inscription on tombstone for John Townsend and Nancy Ann Montgomery. Ann / Townsend / Died / April 11, 1887, / AEt. 67. / ......1
Right side inscription on tombstone for John Townsend and Nancy Ann Montgomery, their children Ann and Monty.

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).

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
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants 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
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants 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
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
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
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants 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
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of William Wallace
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
Relationship4th great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
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
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
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
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants 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
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of William Wallace
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
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
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
Relationship5th cousin 5 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of William Dyer & Mary Barrett
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
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
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
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants 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
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
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
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited4 Aug 2014
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 Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, 45.93620,-64.23390.

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
Relationship4th great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
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
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants 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
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
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
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
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
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of David Walker & Margaret Hetherington
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
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of William Wallace
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
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants 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
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants 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
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants 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
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
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.