Richard G Townes

19 September 1861–28 March 1953 (Age 91)
Davidson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Richard G

When Richard G Townes was born on 19 September 1861, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Napoleen Towns, was 35 and his mother, Mary Ann BONER, was 31. He married Della Etta Wright on 20 December 1888, in Davidson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in District 2, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 28 March 1953, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Mount Juliet, Wilson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard G Townes
1861–1953
Della Etta Wright
1872–1914
Marriage: 20 December 1888
Ollie M Townes
1888–1931

Spouse and Children

    Male1861–1953Male

    Della Etta Wright

    Female1872–1914Female

MARRIAGE
20 December 1888
Davidson, Tennessee, United States
children

(1)

    Ollie M Townes

    Male1888–1931Male

Parents and Siblings

    Napoleen Towns

    Male1826–Male

    Mary Ann BONER

    Female1830–1903Female

siblings

(10)

    Michael Jackson Townes

    Male1849–1903Male

    Margaret Elizabeth Townes

    Female1852–1907Female

    Mary Jane Townes

    Female1854–1921Female

    Rosannah Townes

    Female1856–Female

    Michael Towns Towns

    Male1857–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 1

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Towne .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Richard Towens in household of Napolean Towens, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Richard Towns, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Richard G Townes, "United States Census, 1910"

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