Horace Earle Townsend

26 April 1864–11 December 1947 (Age 83)
Pavilion, Pavilion, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life of Horace Earle

When Horace Earle Townsend was born on 26 April 1864, in Pavilion, Pavilion, Genesee, New York, United States, his father, Elbert Townsend, was 22 and his mother, Emily Olmsted, was 26. He married Grace L Hendee on 10 September 1884, in Pavilion Center, Pavilion, Genesee, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 11 December 1947, in Le Roy, LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pavilion, Genesee, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Earle Townsend
Grace L Hendee
Marriage: 10 September 1884
Pearl K Townsend
Spencer Albert Townsend
Gladys E Townsend

Spouse and Children

10 September 1884
Pavilion Center, Pavilion, Genesee, New York, United States


    Pearl K Townsend



    Gladys E Townsend


Parents and Siblings


    Emily Olmsted




    Ernest Townsend



    Mary Emma Townsend


World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the extremity of a village, from Middle English toun ‘village’, ‘settlement’ + ende ‘end’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Horace Townsend, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Horace E Townsend, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Horace Townsend, "United States Census, 1900"

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