George Townsend

November 1878–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George

When George Townsend was born in November 1878, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Edgar Townsend, was 34 and his mother, Mary Jane Hastings, was 30. He lived in Elk Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Edgar Townsend
1844–1919
Mary Jane Hastings
1848–1943
John Townsend
1866–1948
Harry Newton Townsend
1868–1938
Bessie Ethelda Townsend
1871–1930
Charles Warren Townsend
1873–1953
Laverna G Townsend
1874–1893
Hattie Townsend
1878–1967
George H Townsend
1878–1905
George Townsend
1878–
Jacob Earl Townsend
1883–1945
Maude Belle Townsend
1886–1916

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Edgar Townsend

    Male1844–1919Male

    Mary Jane Hastings

    Female1848–1943Female

siblings

(10)

    Male1866–1948Male

    Harry Newton Townsend

    Male1868–1938Male

    Bessie Ethelda Townsend

    Female1871–1930Female

    Male1873–1953Male

    Laverna G Townsend

    Female1874–1893Female

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 27

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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 (1)

  • George Townsend in household of Daniel E Townsend, "United States Census, 1900"

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