Looking for Townsends from about 1900s.My great grandmother was Florence (Townsend) Perry.See Obit below:
TOWNSEND - Mrs. Florence PERRY, 59, of Straw Hill Road, Barton RD 2, Tuesday, Maya 21, 1963. Survived by husband, Floyd PERRY; daughter, Mrs. Helen MILLAGE of Waverly RD 1, Mrs. Janice BROWN of Millport, Mrs. Celia CARNRIKE of South Waverly; sons, Harold, Kenneth, Douglas and Donald PERRY, all of Waverly RD 2; sisters, Mrs. Clara DEAN and Mrs. Annabelle ZIMMER of Buffalo, Mrs. Florence MERRILL of Groton; brother, Ernest TOWNSEND of Chemung; 42 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Body at Russell Funeral Home, Waverly. Calling hours: today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral there Friday at 2 p.m., the Rev. Arthur B. MAYO. Chemung Cemetery at a later date. Submitted by Patricia Warren
Just trying to trace my family's history back.I can trace my grandfather's family 11 generations, but am stuck on my grandmother's side.