Person:Jesse Townsend (5)

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Name[1] Jesse Townsend
Gender Male
Birth? Springboro, Warren, Ohio, United States
Death[1] aft 1899 Whitewater, Wayne, Indiana, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Addleman, in Biographical and genealogical history of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana. (Chicago, Illinois: Chicago : Lewis, 1899)
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    ... Mr. Addleman has been twice married. Before attaining his majority he wedded Judith Townsend, who died seventeen years later. Their children were Charles H., who owns a farm near his father's; Orin Davis, a farmer residing one mile west of the old homestead, who is married and has three children; Sarah Ellen, wife of Jonathan White, who resides near Whitewater, by whom she has seven children; and Anna Jane, wife of James Diehl, a farmer of Franklin Township, Wayne County. On the 17th of March 1866, Mr. Addleman married Miss Ellen Townsend, a sister of his former wife and the eleventh child in the family of twelve children whose parents were Jesse and Ellen (Griffis) Townsend. They resided for many years at Springboro, Ohio. The father was a blacksmith, and after his removal to Franklin Township, Wayne County, conducted a shop on his farm. He died at the age of sixty-three years, and his wife passed away when about the same age. They had twelve children, but only four are now living: John G., who resides near Chester, Indiana; William H., who is living on the old homestead near Whitewater; Ellen, wife of our subject; and Jesse, who is engaged in farming near Whitewater. ...