Robert Monroe Townley

15 February 1866–19 April 1954 (Age 88)
Walker, Alabama, United States

The Life of Robert Monroe

When Robert Monroe Townley was born on 15 February 1866, in Walker, Alabama, United States, his father, Robert Townley, was 35 and his mother, Ann B. Babe GUTTERY, was 36. He married Hettie about 1891, in Alabama, United States. He lived in Valley Mills, Bosque, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 19 April 1954, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Rosemound Cemetery, McLennan, Texas, United States.

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Robert Monroe Townley
Eva Adele Cammack
Marriage: 1899
Jarrett Jackson Townley
Gladys Orgain Townley
Otis Martell Townley

Spouse and Children

McLennan, Texas, United States



    Gladys Orgain Townley


    Otis Martell Townley


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Alabama Under Military Rule

Age 2

Alabama was under military rule after the end of the Civil War in May 1865 until it was readmitted to the Union in 1868.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (especially northwestern): habitational name from Towneley near Burnley in Lancashire, which is named with Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’; or a topographic name for someone who lived at a clearing associated with a farm or village. The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • R M Townley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Monroe Townley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • R M Townley, "United States Census, 1920"

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