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
Della Etta Wright
Marriage: 20 December 1888
Ollie M Townes

Spouse and Children


    Della Etta Wright


20 December 1888
Davidson, Tennessee, United States


    Ollie M Townes


Parents and Siblings

    Napoleen Towns


    Mary Ann BONER




    Michael Jackson Townes


    Margaret Elizabeth Townes


    Mary Jane Townes


    Rosannah Townes


    Michael Towns Towns


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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.

Age 2

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

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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