Rev Stephen Townsend

Rev Stephen Townsend

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 29 Jul 1881 (aged 75–76)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 9 Lot 98
Memorial ID 86408345 · View Source
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Clergyman
1020 Vine Street, 10th Ward

1881-08-01; Paper: Philadelphia Inquirer
"Rev. Stephen Townsend died at his residence, No. 1020 Vine street, on Friday, after an illness of about two months, caused by internal injuries sustained in falling from an Arch street car in the latter part of May last. Mr. Townsend was born in Maryland, in the year 1805 and more than forty years ago entered the ministry of the Methodist Church in which capacity he serve acceptably and acquired considerable prominence. During his clerical career he studied medicine and graduated from the Jefferson College, of this city. In the latter part of his life, Mr. Townsend devoted his entire attention to the practice of medicine. His wife died about twelve years since, and he leaves surviving him his son, George Alfred Townsend, who is well known as a journalist and newspaper correspondent."


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  • Maintained by: C. R. V. Hall
  • Originally Created by: Meges
  • Added: 8 Mar 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 86408345
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Stephen Townsend (1805–29 Jul 1881), Find a Grave Memorial no. 86408345, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by C. R. V. Hall (contributor 46813005) .