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 Georgiana <I>Lawrence</I> Townsend

Georgiana Lawrence Townsend

Birth
New York, USA
Death 2 Mar 1909 (aged 82)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 101916322 · View Source
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Mrs. Georgianna C. Townsend Buried

Mrs. Georgianna C. Townsend, the widow of the late Henry C. Townsend, who died at noon on Tuesday last at her late residence, 4100 Spruce Street in her 83d year, was buried yesterday at Woodlands. Rev. Stephen W. Dana, D.D., pastor of the West Walnut Street Presbyterian Church, conducted the funeral services. Mrs. Townsend was chairman of the Ladies' Aid Society of West Philadelphia and president of the Reading Room for Soldiers at the Satterlee Hospital. She was widely known for her charitable work. During the Civil War she took an active interest in the relief of the Union soldiers who came back from the front wounded or ill. She contributed largely to the funds that were raised to send supplies to the soldiers on the Southern battlefields.

Philadelphia Enquirer, 6 March 1909


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  • Created by: waldonia
  • Added: 8 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101916322
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Georgiana Lawrence Townsend (30 Apr 1826–2 Mar 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101916322, citing Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by waldonia (contributor 46824356) .