Family: Eugene Martin Townsend/Carrie Eugelia Holbrook (F167)

m. 12 Oct 1892


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  • Father | Male
    Eugene Martin Townsend

    Born  07 Aug 1873  Lockport, Niagara Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Aug 1959  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  13 Aug 1959  Rosedale Memorial Gardens, Tallmadge Twp, Ottawa Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  12 Oct 1892  [1]  St. Johns, Clinton Co, Michigan  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Vada A. Vanderhoof | F174 
    Married  07 May 1945  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Martin V. Townsend | F175 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ellen Marie Evans | F175 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Carrie Eugelia Holbrook

    Born  20 Feb 1871  Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Aug 1943  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  01 Sep 1943  Rosedale Memorial Gardens, Tallmadge Twp, Ottawa Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  James Morse Holbrook | F176 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eugelia N. Townsend | F176 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Harold James Townsend

    Born  11 Apr 1895  Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Feb 1960  Big Pine Key, Monroe Co, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  02 Mar 1960  Pine River Cemetery, Blanchard, Isabella Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ilah M. Heminger | F177 
    Married  1920   

    Child 2 | Female
    Marie Eugelia Townsend

    Born  08 Jan 1899  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 Nov 1990  Lansing, Ingham Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  27 Nov 1990  North Cemetery, Lansing, Ingham Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Harry F Bryant | F38 
    Married  14 May 1924  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Floyd M. Harger | F165 
    Married  15 Dec 1932  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ora James Isaac Blackmer | F166 
    Married  Abt 1936  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Mildred Louise Townsend

    Born  21 Nov 1900  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  05 Jul 1994  Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Lorraine Ardell Barnaby | F171 
    Married  16 Apr 1921  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Gordon L. Townsend

    Born  03 Jul 1904  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Feb 1970  Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  23 Feb 1970  Tallmadge Twp, Ottawa Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Onige L. Marckini | F178 
    Married  1929  Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Winifred E. Townsend

    Born  26 Jan 1910  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24 May 1996  Gaines Twp, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  28 May 1996  White Chapel Memorial Cemetery, Troy, Oakland Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  John (Fritz) Novak | F179 
    Married  Aft 1930   

  • Notes  Married:
    • Clinton Independent publ. 20 Oct 1892
      "Licensed to Wed -
      October 12, E. M. Townsend, Hubbardston, age 19 & Carrie E. Holbrook, St. Johns, age 21"

      In the 1900 census on June 4, Eugene & Carrie each indicate they were married 7 years. In the 1910 census taken April 19, they were each married 18 years. In the 1930 census, both Eugene and Carrie indicate they were each 20 years old at their marriage.

      Certificate: 1155
      Marriage Date: October 12, 1892
      Place: St. Johns, Mich
      Eugene M. Townsend, 19, White, Teamster
      Res: Hubbardston, Mich
      b. New York
      f. Martin V. Townsend
      m. Ella M. Evans
      Carrie E. Holbrook, 21, White, Housework
      Res: St. Johns, Mich
      b. Hubbardston
      f. James M. Holbrook
      m. Eugelia E. Townsend

      License Date: October 12, 1892
      Married by: B. D. Stearus (Stearns), Clergyman
      Wit:
      J. A. Holbrook, St. Johns, Mich
      Mary Holbrook, St. Johns, Mich

      First marriage for both.

  • Sources 
    1. [S369] Marriages of Clinton County, Compiler: Genealogists of the Clinton County Historical Society, (Clinton County Historical Society, http://www.dewittlibrary.com/CCHS/CCHSmar.htm, Revised June 2002).


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