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Adam Townsend

Male 1874 - 1937


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  • Born  Oct 1874  Richmond County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  24 May 1937  Steeles, Richmond County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried  Mt. Airy, Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I2537  Main
    Last Modified  21 Aug 2007 

    Father  Charles Townsend,   b. abt. 1845, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1920 
    Mother  Ellen McRae,   b. abt. 1845, Richmond County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Feb 1937, Steele, Richmond County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Mar 1866  Montgomery County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F811  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Nezzie,   b. May 1874, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1920 
    Married  abt. 1895 
    Children 
    >1. Charles Townsend,   b. 14 Jun 1897, Mt. Gilead, Montgomery County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Ann Townsend,   b. Aug 1899, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Dora Townsend,   b. abt. 1910, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elloise Townsend,   b. abt. 1908, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Walter Townsend,   b. abt. 1910, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Dase Townsend,   b. abt.. 1912, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Robert Townsend, Sr.,   b. abt. 1913, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Edna Townsend,   b. abt. 1916, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Allicia Townsend,   b. abt. 1916, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Ezell Townsend,   b. abt. 1918, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  13 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F812  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Berda Leak,   b. 12 Jun 1884, Montgomery County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Mar 1960, Hight Point, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  After 1920 
    Children 
     1. Rufus Townsend,   b. 31 May 1921, Steeles, Richmond County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 2000, Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. J.". Townsend
    >3. K.L. Townsend
    Last Modified  13 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F810  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1900 NC Census: Adam Townsend
    1900 NC Census: Adam Townsend
    Enumeration Date: 14 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 91
    Location: Steele, Richmond County, North Carolina

    Dwelling #114
    1. Adam - b. Oct 1874, age 25, married 4 years
    2. Nezzie? - b. May 1874, age 26, mother of 2 kids, 2 still living
    3. Charlie - son, born Sept. 1895, age 4
    4. Mary Ann - daughter, born Aug 1899, age 9 months

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    1920 NC Census: Adam Townsend (Head)
    1920 NC Census: Adam Townsend (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 29 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 76
    Sheet: 15A
    Location: Mt. Gilead, Montgomery County, North Carolina

    Dwelling #133
    1. Townsend, Adam - Head, age 40?, widowed
    2. Ellen - mother, age 75, widowed
    3. Charlie - son, age 22
    4. Dora - daughter, age 10
    5. Robert - son, age 7
    6. Blanch - niece, age 12
    7. Dotsy - niece, age 7

    Family lives a few doors away from Adam's future wife Bertha (she is at dwelling #127)

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    Histories
    Death Certificate: Adam Townsend
    Death Certificate: Adam Townsend
    Mother: Ellen McRae
    Father: Charles Townsend
    Informant: Berda Townsend

  • Notes  Born:
    • Daughter Katherine's birth certificate states he was born in 1874 in Richmond County, North Carolina.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] North Carolina Death Collection 1908-2004. Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com).

    2. [S20] North Carolina Death Certificate.