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From: Vicki or Tricia Breeze <>
Subject: Obituary for Joshia Townsend - Darke County
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 09:05:21 -0400


Obituary for Joshia Pelina Townsend
>From an unknown Darke Co., Ohio newspaper 7/6/1923

Aged Farmer Dies At City Hospital

Joshua Townsend well known Darke County farmer died at 7:50 this
morrning at the City Hospital following a lingering illness. Mr
Townsend was a sufferer with gall stones and yellow jaundice. He was 73
years, 1 month and ten days old at the time of his death.

The deceased was taken to the hospital the first of this week in a very
serious condition.

Mr. Townsend has been a life long resident of Darke County and has been
a farmer all his life. He resided southeast of Woodington.

He is survived by his wife Samantha Townsend, two sons and two
daughters.

Funeral services for the deceased will be conducted by Rev. C. W.
Woodington, one o'clock Sunday Hoeffer at the Christian Church in
afternoon.

Burial will be in the Greenville cemetery.

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