The Descendants of the Rev. Canon George Townshend and Mary Anne Kinnear


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The Descendants Of Rev. Canon George Townshend and Mary Anne Kinnear

First Generation

1. Rev. Canon George TOWNSHEND son of William TOWNSHEND and Flora STEWART was born on 9 May 1810 in Charlottetown,PEI.CA.. He was christened on 19 Jul 1810 in St.Paul's Anglican Church, Charlottetown,PEI.CA.. He died on 20 Oct 1895 in Amherst, NS. CA.... 85 yrs.. He was buried in Christ Church Cem.Amherst,NS,Ca..

George married (1) Mary Anne KINNEAR daughter of Thomas KINNEAR and Mary Ann DORIS on 20 Jun 1836 in Amherst, NS. Ca.. Mary died on 23 Sep 1837 in Amherst,NS.CA.. She was buried in Christ Church Cem.Amherst,NS,Ca..

They had the following children:

+ 2 F i. Mary TOWNSHEND was born about 23 Sep 1837. She died before the 1881Canadian Census.

George married (2) Elizabeth Lucy STEWART daughter of Alexander STEWART and Sarah MORSE on 24 Sep 1838 in Halifax, NS. Ca.. Elizabeth was born on 23 Apr 1817. She died on 24 Apr 1881 in Amherst,NS.CA.. She was buried in Christ Church,Amherst,NS.CA.

They had the following children:

+ 3 M ii. George Stewart TOWNSHEND was born on 25 Jul 1839. He died in Apr 1888.

+ 4 M iii. DR. Alexander Stewart TOWNSHEND was born on 2 Aug 1841. He died on 26 Nov 1904.

+ 5 M iv. Sir Charles James TOWNSHEND was born on 22 Mar 1844. He died on 16 Jun 1924.

+ 6 M v. William Hill TOWNSHEND was born on 30 Jan 1846. He died on 12 Dec 1895.

+ 7 F vi. Flora Stewart TOWNSHEND was born on 15 Apr 1849. She died after the 1901 Canadian Census.

+ 8 M vii. John Medley TOWNSHEND was born on 20 Jan 1852. He died on 25 Feb 1904.

9 M viii. Cecil Wray TOWNSHEND was born on 3 May 1854 in Amherst.. He died on 29 Dec 1870 in Amherst, NS.CA. . He was buried on 2 Jan 1871 in Christ Church Cem. Amherst,NS.CA..

Second Generation

2. Mary TOWNSHEND (George) was born about 23 Sep 1837. She died before the

1881 Canadian Census.

Mary married James William "Kelly" JOHNSON on 9 Sep 1862. James was born in 1841. He was a widower and living 1881 census.

They had the following children:

10 F i. female JOHNSON .

3. George Stewart TOWNSHEND (George) was born on 25 Jul 1839 in Amherst, NS. Ca.. He died in Apr 1888 in Philadelphia, PENN,USA.. The cause of death was Pulmonary Affection.

George married Lillie ALBERTSON daughter of Unknown ALBERTSON on 21 Mar 1867 in Philadelphia PA.USA. Lillie was born in 1841 in New Jersey,USA.

They had the following children:

+ 12 M i. George William TOWNSHEND was born in 1868.

13 M ii. Charles TOWNSHEND was born in 1868 Charles & George were Twins. Charles died infant / young death.

+ 14 F iii. Lillie E.A. TOWNSHEND was born in 1871.

15 M iv. Arthur C. TOWNSHEND was born in 1874 in Pennsylvania,PA.USA.

+ 16 M v. Percival S. " Percey" TOWNSHEND was born in 1881/1882.

4. DR. Alexander Stewart TOWNSHEND (George) was born on 2 Aug 1841 in Amherst, NS. Ca.. He died on 26 Nov 1904. He was buried in Christ Church Cem.Amherst,NS,Ca..

Alexander married Harriet Fraser KING daughter of Rev.William Burges KING and Alida YATES on 5 Oct 1864 in Mill Village,NS.CA. ( now Parrsboro). Harriet was born on 5 Apr 1838. She died on 16 Jan 1913. She was buried in Christ Church Cem.Amherst,NS,Ca..

They had the following children:

17 M i. William Stewart King TOWNSHEND was born on 13 Jul 1865. He died after 1901.

+ 18 F ii. Flora St. George Fraser TOWNSHEND was born on 24 Mar 1870. She died in Jul 1961.

+ 19 M iii. Cecil B. TOWNSHEND MD was born in 1878. He died on 18 Feb 1924.

5. Sir Charles James TOWNSHEND (George) was born on 22 Mar 1844 in Amherst, NS. Ca.. He died on 16 Jun 1924 in Raynham, Wolfville, NS. . He was buried in Christ Church Cem.Amherst,NS,Ca..

Charles married (1) Laura KINNEAR daughter of John D. KINNEAR on 23 Apr 1867 in Amherst, NS. Ca.. Laura was born in 1844. She died on 17 Mar 1884, age 36 yrs. in Amherst,NS.CA..

They had the following children:

20 F i. Mary Blair Dickey TOWNSHEND was born on 21 Feb 1868. She died on 12 Sep 1937 in Halifax,NS.CA.. She was buried on 14 Sep 1937 in Christ Church Cemetery, Amherst NS.CA..

21 M ii. Walter Kinnear TOWNSHEND was born on 31 Aug 1869. He died on 25 Mar 1873 in Amherst,NS.CA.. The cause of death was Scarlet Fever. He was buried in Christ Church Cem.Amherst,NS,Ca.

22 M iii. George Ernest TOWNSHEND was born on 11 Feb 1873 in Amherst, NS.Ca.. He died on 11 Jul 1928.

23 F iv. Grace Elizabeth TOWNSHEND was born on 25 Dec 1874. She died on 30 Sep 1875 in Amherst,NS,CA. She was buried in Christ Church Cem.Amherst,NS,Ca..

24 M v. Francis Clerke TOWNSHEND was born in 1876. He died on 5 Mar 1883

in Amherst,NS,CA. He was buried in Christ Church Cem.Amherst,NS,Ca.....6 yrs..

+ 25 F vi. Gertrude Laura TOWNSHEND was born on 21 Jul 1878. She died in 1960.

Charles married (2) Margaret MACFARLANE daughter of John MACFARLANE and Mary UNKNOWN on 25 Oct 1887 in Amherst, NS. Ca.. Margaret was born in 1864/1865. She died on 16 Feb 1928. She was buried in Christ Church Cem.Amherst,NS,Ca..

They had the following children:

26 M vii. Charles Stewart TOWNSHEND was born on 15 Jul 1888. He died in Mar 1961 in St.Petersburg,Florida,USA..

Charles married Alva BARKER daughter of Alvin BARKER and Agusta UNKNOWN. Alva was born in/from RI,USA.

No issue.

+ 27 M viii. Cecil Wray TOWNSHEND was born on 13 Jan 1899. He died in 1951.

6. William Hill TOWNSHEND (George) was born on 30 Jan 1846 in Amherst, NS. Ca.. He died on 12 Dec 1895 in Antwerp,Belgium.. He was buried on 6 Jan 1896 in Amherst NS.CA..

William married Harriet "Florence" DEWOLFE daughter of Jacob DEWOLFE on 10 Aug 1875 in Parsborro NS.CA..

They had the following children:

28 M i. Edward Stayner TOWNSHEND was born on 22 Nov 1877 in Mill Village,NS.. He died in Oct 1971 in Palm Beach,FL.USA.

Edward married Dorothy L.. UNKNOWN .

29 M ii. Stephen Ruggles DeWolfe TOWNSHEND was born on 5 Jul 1879 in Mill Village,NS.. Date of death unknown.

7. Flora Stewart TOWNSHEND (George) was born on 15 Apr 1849. She died after Census 1901.

Flora married Percival Walter St. GEORGE son of James ST. GEORGE on 10 Aug 1871 in Amherst,NS.CA. Percival was born on 22 Oct 1850 in Scotland.

They had the following children:

30 F i. Winnifred ST.GEORGE was born in 1873. She was 8yr. in 1881 census.

31 M ii. Frank ST.GEORGE was born on 10 Nov 1876 in PQ.

32 M iii. Harry ST.GEORGE was born on 24 Mar 1878 in PQ.

33 F iv. Olga ST.GEORGE was born on 14 Mar 1882 in PQ.

34 M v. Stewart ST.GEORGE was born on 3 Apr 1885 in PQ.

35 M vi. Percival J."Percey" ST.GEORGE was born on 30 Aug 1894 in PQ.

8. John Medley TOWNSHEND (George) was born on 20 Jan 1852 in Amherst,NS.CA.. He died on 25 Feb 1904 in Amherst,NS.CA.. He was buried in Christ Church Cem.Amherst,NS,Ca..

John married Annie Louise BROWN daughter of John BROWN, Greenwood, Falmouth NS on 10 Jun 1880 in Amherst, NS. Ca.. Annie was born on 10 Dec 1859.

They had the following children:

+ 36 F i. Annie Elizabeth TOWNSHEND was born on 6 Mar 1882. She died on 18 Jul 1971.

37 M ii. Kenneth Wray TOWNSHEND was born on 12 Oct 1884 in Amherst,NS.CA.. He died on 18 Aug 1948 in Edmonton Alberta Ca.. He was buried on 22 Aug 1948 in Edmonton ,Al.Ca..

Kenneth married Evelyn UNKNOWN .

Third Generation

12. George William TOWNSHEND (George Stewart, George) was born in 1868 in Pennsylvania,PA.USA. George married Unknown UNKNOWN.

They had the following children:

+ 38 M i. Charles Stuart TOWNSHEND was born on 15 May 1896. He died on 18 Apr 1986.

39 F ii. Doris A. TOWNSHEND was born on 19 Jun 1893 in Philadelphia,PA,USA. She died on 12 Aug 1987 in St. Petersburg,FL.USA..

Notes for George....There were possibly more children.

14. Lillie E.A. TOWNSHEND (George Stewart, George) was born in 1871 in Pennsylvania,PA.USA.

Lillie married Francis "Frank" F. A. HEARN on 6 Aug 1889 in Philadelphia, PENN,USA..Francis was born in 1864 in Canada.

They had the following children:

40 F i. Lillie F, HEARN was born in 1891 in Penn..USA..

41 M ii. Hector F. HEARN was born in 1893 in Penn.USA.

16. "Percey" Percival S. TOWNSHEND (George Stewart, George) was born in 1881/1882 in Philidalphia, PA. USA..

"Percey" married Adelaide G. UNKNOWN in 1903. Adelaide was born in 1885 in New York, USA..

18. Flora St. George Fraser TOWNSHEND (Alexander Stewart, George) was born on 24 Mar 1870. She died in Jul 1961 in Age 91 yrs..

Flora married Fredercik William "Cecil" PARSONS on 8 Apr 1891 in Parrsboro,NS.CA.. Fredercik was born in 1869 in Sorel,Quebec,CA.. He died on 2 Jul 1959(?) in Middelton,Annopolis Co. NS.CA.. They had issue.

19. Cecil B. TOWNSHEND MD (Alexander Stewart, George) was born in 1878 in NS.CA.. He died on 18 Feb 1924 in London,England.

Cecil married Mary M. MCLEOD daughter of Col. James Farquharson MACLEOD and Mary Isabella DREVER on 10 Aug 1904 in Calargy,Alberta,CA.. Mary was born in 1882. She died in 1970.

They had the following children:

+ 49 M i. James Stuart TOWNSHEND was born in 1905. He died in 1971or1972.

50 F ii. Roma Mary TOWNSHEND died on 28 Oct 1994 in Calargy,Alberta,CA.. She was buried on 30 Oct 1994.

25. Gertrude Laura TOWNSHEND (Charles James, George) was born on 21 Jul 1878 in Amherst,NS.CA.. She died in 1960. She was buried in St.Johns Cemetery,Wolfville,NS.CA..

Gertrude married Joseph Dwight SHERWOOD son of Thomas Edward SHERWOOD and Mary Amelia DEWOLF on 10 Oct 1907 in Church of England,Wolfville,NS.CA.. Joseph was born in 1880 in Mount Clair,NJ.USA.. He died on 27 May 1926. He was buried in St.Johns Cemetery,Wolfville,NS.CA..

27. Cecil Wray TOWNSHEND (Charles James, George) was born on 13 Jan 1899 in Halifax, NS. Ca.. He died in 1951 in Windsor,NS.CA..

Cecil married Mary Louisa "Molly" DUNCAN daughter of Dr. DUNCAN and unknown BARTLETT on 21 Apr 1930 in Fredericton,NB.CA.. Mary was born in 1899 in NFLD.. She died on 24 Oct 1982 in Windsor,NS.CA.. She was buried on 26 Oct 1982 in Maplewood Cem.,Windsor,NS.CA..

36. Annie Elizabeth TOWNSHEND (John Medley, George) was born on 6 Mar 1882 in Amherst, NS. Ca.. She died on 18 Jul 1971 in Victoria,BC.CA..

Annie married Otto Punchard FARTHING . Otto was born on 15 Apr 1886 in Derby,England. He died on 21 Sep 1968 in Victoria,BC.CA.. He was buried in Victoria,BC.CA..

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