Mary Elizabeth Townsend was born in June 1888, in Franklin, Missouri, United States. She married William Lawrence Brown on 21 May 1904, in Saint Albans, Franklin, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1935 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 28 December 1959, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Fee Fee Cemetery, Bridgeton, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.
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 .