Not my family line, just sharing.
From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883."
page 334, Jackson Township, White County, Indiana
"JOHN B. TOWNSLEY was born in Greene County, Ohio, March 1, 1817. He was reared on a farm until eighteen, when he began carpentering, at which he worked twelve years and then came to Carroll County, this State, where, in company with his brother WILLIAM, he built a saw mill and ran it ten years. The firm dissolved in 1855, WILLIAM continuing alone, and JOHN B. coming to this township and investing in land adjoining Idaville or Hannah, for which town he furnished a part of the land, and to which he has besides made two additions. He was married, November 1, 1838, to MISS REBECCA, daughter of GEORGE and MARTHA MILLER, of Greene County, Ohio. MRS. TOWNSLEY died June 24, 1857, aged thirty-six years, the mother of eight children, five still living - MARGARET H., WILLIAM A., JOHN A., JAMES M. and FERDINAND P. December 21, 1859, MR. TOWNSLEY married REBECCA E. RUSSEL, of White County, who bore her husband three children - EMMA C., CLEORA and EDWIN L. - and died April 10, 1865. MR. TOWNSLEY's third marriage was on December 30, 1869, to MRS. NANCY (COPE) PAUGH, daughter of DAVID and CHARLOTTE COPE, and born in Jefferson County, Indiana, September 14, 1821. The parents of MR. TOWNSLEY were THOMAS and MARGARET (BARBER) TOWNSLEY, natives respectively of Kentucky and Pennsylvania. They moved to Ohio when both were quite young and, after rearing a family of twelve children, died in this county."
"JAMES M. TOWNSLEY, son of JOHN B. and REBECCA (MILLER) TOWNSLEY, was born in Carroll County, Indiana, August 10, 1850. At the age of seventeen, he taught his first school (that of Idaville), and during this and the following fourteen years taught fifteen terms within a radius of twelve miles. He followed farming until October 14, 1882, when he purchased a stock of drugs and notions worth $1,000, and became the successor of J. G. WILSON at Idaville. He is a Republican, and during the years 1875-76 was acting Deputy Sheriff of White County. While living in Carroll County, he was a member of the Republican Central Committee for three years. He was married, August 25, 1874, to MISS MELVINA, daughter of ROBERT and MARGARET J. (McCULLY) DELZELL, of Idaville, and born in 1855, and by her is the father of three children - FRED, FRANK and MARY. Both he and wife are members of the United Presbyterian Church."