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Arthur Melvin Townsend, Sr.

Arthur Melvin Townsend, Sr.

Male 1875 - 1959

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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  26 Oct 1875  Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  20 Apr 1959  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I568  Nashville
    Last Modified  1 Jun 2008 

    Father  Dock Anderson Townsend 
    Mother  Emma A. Singleton 
    Family ID  F183  Group Sheet

    Family  Willa Hadley 
    Married  11 Jun 1902  Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Married at Spruce Street Baptist Church
    Children 
    >1. Arthur M. Townsend, Jr.,   b. 10 Sep 1903, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1971
    Last Modified  1 Jun 2008 
    Family ID  F184  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Dr. Arthur M. Townsend Sr.
    Dr. Arthur M. Townsend Sr.
    Picture is from the book, Negro In Medicine by John Kenney.

    Documents
    Marriage Notice: A M Townsend & Willa Hadley
    Marriage Notice: A M Townsend & Willa Hadley
    From the Meharry News (1902)

    Headstones
    Townsend Family Mausoleum
    Townsend Family Mausoleum

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Profiles of African-Americans in Tennessee, Annual Local Conference on Afro-American Culture and History, (http://www.tnstate.edu/library/digital/digitizing.html).

    2. [S104] Meharry News (1902), (Meharry Medical College), http://is.gd/oUc..