Catherine Townsend

from January 1896 to December 1896–5 March 1920
Istachatta, Hernando, Florida, United States

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Townsend was born from January 1896 to December 1896, in Istachatta, Hernando, Florida, United States, her father, Thomas Eugene Townsend, was 32 and her mother, Addie Ballard, was 21. She lived in Election Precinct 8 Istachatta, Hernando, Florida, United States in 1910. She was buried in Istachatta, Hernando, Florida, United States.

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Thomas Eugene Townsend
Addie Ballard
Catherine Townsend
Fred Eugene Townsend
Louis Marion Townsend
Isaac Townsend
Charles Townsend
Sarah Townsend

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Eugene Townsend


    Addie Ballard




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 0

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 2

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 7

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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 (3)

  • Catherine Townsend in household of Thomas E Townsend, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Catherine Townsend in household of T E Townsend, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Catherine Alberta Townsend, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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