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Rufus Townsend

Male 1921 - 2000


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  • Born  31 May 1921  Steeles, Richmond County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  29 Dec 2000  Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Agency: UNC Chapel Hill 
    Person ID  I2539  Main
    Last Modified  20 Aug 2007 

    Father  Adam Townsend,   b. Oct 1874, Richmond County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1937, Steeles, Richmond County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  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 
    Family ID  F810  Group Sheet

  • Documents At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Histories
    Newspaper Obituary: Rufus Townsend
    Newspaper Obituary: Rufus Townsend
    From the Charlotte Observer
    Date: January 2, 2001
    Edition: ONE-THREE
    Page: 6B
    NC Delayed Birth Certificate: Rufus Townsend
    NC Delayed Birth Certificate: Rufus Townsend
    Father: Adam Townsend born in Richmond County, NC
    Mother: Berta Ridenhour born in Richmond County, NC
    Midwife: Visa McRae

    Abstract of Evidence
    1. Affidavit of neighbor
    2. Discharge record, US Army

    Issued 13 Dec 1952

  • Notes 
    • SSN: 245-28-7332
    • Enlisted in the US Army 2 Mar 1943. [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] North Carolina Birth Index, 1908-2000. Ancestry.com. .
      Volume D7, pg 82

    2. [S2] SSDI.

    3. [S45] North Carolina Birth Certificate.

    4. [S102] Newspaper Obituary (NC).

    5. [S97] US Army WWII Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (Ancestry.com).