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Jane Ann Townsend
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1941
Peru
Miami County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1945
Peru
Miami County
Indiana, USA

INFLUENZA KILLS CHILD

Obituary Peru Tribune from December 6, 1945 (obtained from edanddebby.com)

The first death from the current influenza epidemic was reported Wednesday when June Ann Townsend, four-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Townsend, 668 East Jackson Avenue, died at Dukes Memorial Hospital at 10 o'clock this morning. The influenza had caused laryngeal edema per her death certificate

Survivors besides the parents include five other children (George A. Townsend, Howard Edward 'Eddie' Townsend, Mary R. Townsend, Esther Elizabeth Townsend, Kay Frances Townsend) and the grandparents, Mrs. Mary See and Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Townsend, all of Peru. Two brothers, George and Edward, are in the army.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Maxine Townsend. (Another sister, Susie Townsend, was born in 1947).

She is buried at Mount Hope Cemetery in Peru, Miami County, Indiana 
 
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 Parents:
  William Dewey Townsend (1898 - 1965)
  Esther Lena C. See Townsend (1905 - 2002)
 
 Siblings:
  Howard Edward Townsend (1925 - 2004)*
  Maxine Townsend (1933 - 1935)*
  Jane Ann Townsend (1941 - 1945)
  Kay Frances Townsend (1944 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Death Certificate reports December 5, 1945 and obituary reports December 6, 1945 as date of death
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Peru
Miami County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section M, Lot 100, plot #2; buried next to mother in unmarked grave
 
Created by: Heattown
Record added: Dec 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 121893429
Jane Ann Townsend
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Jane Ann Townsend
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Jane Ann Townsend
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Unmarked grave
- Robert E. Townsend
 Added: May. 3, 2014
Thinking of you.
- Heattown
 Added: Dec. 18, 2013
 
 
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