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
1864–1947
Grace L Hendee
1865–1962
Marriage: 10 September 1884
Pearl K Townsend
1887–1888
Spencer Albert Townsend
1891–1974
Gladys E Townsend
1897–1997

Spouse and Children

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

(3)

    Pearl K Townsend

    Female1887–1888Female

    Male1891–1974Male

    Gladys E Townsend

    Female1897–1997Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1842–1890Male

    Emily Olmsted

    Female1838–1903Female

siblings

(3)

    Ernest Townsend

    Male1862–1932Male

    Male1864–1947Male

    Mary Emma Townsend

    Female1870–1874Female

World Events (8)

1865

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."
1886

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.

Possible Related Names

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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