Teresa Jane Townsend

2 November 1951–8 May 1966 (Age 14)
Alma, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life of Teresa Jane

Teresa Jane Townsend was born on 2 November 1951, in Alma, Gratiot, Michigan, United States. She died on 8 May 1966, in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in Oceanside, San Diego, California, United States.

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World Events (3)

1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 2

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 4

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 4

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.

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 (2)

  • Teresa J Townsend, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Teresa Jane Townsend - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Teresa Jane Townsend

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