Vernon Townsend (357)
|Date of Birth:||27 Jun 1875|
|Date of Death:||5 Dec 1948|
|Residence:||Australia & USA|
|Father:||Edward James Townsend |
|Mother:||Mary Alice Townsend |
|See Also:||Table III ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree|
Vernon was born in Corowa, Australia, and married in Monterey, California in April 1911. He raised stock in New Zealand for a short time before emigrating to California with his brother, Edward Townsend , in about 1896. He grew fruit and raised bees on about 20 acres of land in the Simi Valley, Ventura, California.
These details are drawn from a letter (1) dated 26 April 1975 from May Miller of Fullerton, California to Rose-Marie Townsend .
(1) Townsend Family correspondence held by Colonel John Townsend [5A26].