Jabez R. Townsend

Male23 September 1834–20 October 1862

Brief Life History of Jabez R.

When Jabez R. Townsend was born on 23 September 1834, in Dallas, Alabama, United States, his father, Allen Townsend, was 26 and his mother, Susan Ross, was 24. He died on 20 October 1862, at the age of 28.

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Allen Townsend
Susan Ross
Mary S. Townsend
Davis Townsend
Lucinda Ann Townsend
Jabez R. Townsend
Sarah Taylor Townsend
Alzada Townsend
Thomas A. Townsend
James Littleton Townsend
William Augustus "Bill" Townsend
Susan Elizabeth Townsend
Elizabeth Townsend
Louisa H Townsend
Matilda Roberts Townsend
Henrietta Priscilla Hazzleton Townsend
H. T. Townsend

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  • Census for Clark, County, Arkansas

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Siblings (15)

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World Events (2)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the extremity of a village, from Middle English toun(es)ende. Compare Town . There may have been some confusion with Townson .

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

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