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Townsend Family Bible

The Townsend family recorded in the Bible begins with Lemuel J. who was born in Horntown. His father Samuel was born in VA and his mother Emaline was
born in MD. Maud and her parents were all born in Accomack Co. VA. The Lemuel Townsend family migrated around the Shore over the years, from
Atlantic to Wachapreague to Cape Charles.

Lemuel J. Townsend, age 20, oysterman, Accomack, s/o Samuel J. & Emaline Townsend, married O. Maud Corbin, 18, Accomack, d/o George W. & Missouri
Corbin, on 18 Dec 1895 at Greenbackville by H.S. Bean (Miles & Miles, Marriage Records of Accomack Co., VA 1854-1895, Heritage Books, Bowie MD, 1997)

TOWNSEND FAMILY BIBLE (Lemuel J. Townsend and Maud Ocie Corbin)

This is to Certify that
Lemuel J. Townsend and Maud O. Corbin
Were United in Holy Matrimony
at Greenbackville VA on the 18th
Day of December in the Year of Our Lord
One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety-five.


Lemuel J. Townsend March 14th, 1875
Maud O. Corbin November 9th, 1877

Myrtle E. Townsend November 4th, 1896
Helen Goldie Townsend April 4th, 1904
Ruth Missouri Townsend September 28th, 1907
Millard Corbin Townsend July 7th, 1910

(Myrtle's children)
Elizabeth El Allen April 9th, 1916
John Jr. Allen July 15th, 1917

(Millard's children)
Patricia Anne Townsend February 6th, 1943
Alan Wayne Townsend June 22nd, 1950


Myrtle Evaline Townsend and John W. Allen
August 5th, 1914

Millard Corbin Townsend and Laberta Gillikin
September 2, 1934


Helen Goldie Townsend August 4th, 1904 "May the little one wait my
Ruth Missouri Townsend December 22nd, 1908 "May the Lord bless the
"Dear father left us March, 1920" (George W. Corbin)
Lemuel J. Townsend January 21st, 1942

Millard Corbin Townsend May 24th, 1975
Laberta Gillikin Townsend April 19th, 1997

Page updated 3 October 2003 (wls)

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