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Townsend Cemetery, Bell

*Partial* listing of names of people buried in the Townsend Cemetery north of Bell, Gilchrist Co., FL. Submitted by Jennifer Wright (jennifer@leading.net)

Grouped by surname (given names are not alphabetized). Where death dates are not inscribed, a <> appears. Names paired together without a blank line between them indicate a double/multiple marker. Genealogical data from markers appear in (), while my own remarks are numbered in []. Inscriptions other than names, dates and the additional data mentioned above are not included within.

CANNON, John  9 Jul 1889 - 27 Jun 1927

CANNON, Florida  20 Feb 1899 - 25 Mar 1926

CANNON, Ettie  15 Dec 1867 - 16 Oct 1935  [1]

CANNON, W.J.  18 Sep 1866 - 3 Feb 1924  [2]

CANNON, Gilbert D. Sr.  22 Mar 1898 - 4 Dec 1988
CANNON, Theresa M.  13 Apr 1905 - 22 Mar 1975

CANNON, William M.  1906 - 1985
CANNON, Beulah L.  1911 - <>

CANNON, Wallace  27 Aug 1932 - <>
CANNON, Gladys  9 Jun 1936 - 23 Apr 1981

CRUSE, Sarah Elizabeth Harrel  13 Aug 1897 - 13 Dec 1919

HALL, Lila Cannon  28 Apr 1902 - 1 Nov 1927

HALL, Myrtle L.  25 Jan 1927 - 25 Jul 1928 (dau. of Miles & Lila C. Hall)

KINCEY, David  22 Jun 1884 - 6 Oct 1898

KINCEY, Frank  15 Jun 1898

KINCEY, Ardeller  7 Feb 1883

KINCEY, Marian Lavonia  24 Mar 1859 - 28 Feb 1923  [3]

KINSEY, Lewis (Co C 2 Fla Inf, CSA)  [4]

MAY, Sarah Eugene  18 Jun 1859 - 6 Oct 1919

MAY, Mary Martha   14 Mar 1857 - 16 Nov 1929

MAY, John F.  13 May 1863 - 3 Dec 1947

MAY, Elizabeth  16 Sep 1873 - 30 Jul 1902 (wife of John F. May)

STRINGER, Edna Mae Townsend  23 Nov 1920 - <>  [5]

THOMAS, Rachael J.  24 Feb 1865 - 23 Feb 1897 (wife of Rev. L.R. Thomas)
[dau. of John Hill & Malinda Ellen Shepherd/Sheppard Townsend]

THOMAS, Archie B.  1866 - 1952
THOMAS, Malinda E.  1870 - 1958  [6]

THOMAS, Matthew H.  26 Jan 1823 - 25 Nov 1903

THOMAS, Martha A.  17 Oct 1832 - 22 Aug 1913 (wife of M.H. Thomas)

THOMAS, Alavan  3 Jun 1884 - 28 May 1910 (wife of H.A. Thomas)

THOMAS, Cinderella  26 Mar 1876 - 14 Jan 1909  (wife of H.A. Thomas) [7]

THOMAS, Bishop W.  23 Sep 1918 - <>  [8]
THOMAS, Nanette F.  28 Jul 1930 - 24 Feb 1992

THOMAS, Atha M.  9 Dec 1924 - <>

THOMAS, Leilon  25 Nov 1918 - 3 Sep 1995 (US Army, WWII)

THOMAS, Lewis Rance  6 Dec 1896 - 12 Sep 1976
THOMAS, Harriette Ann  6 Feb 1897 - 5 Dec 1964

TOWNSEND, John (Jack)  1796 - 1847  [9]

TOWNSEND, Mary F.  23 Oct 1871 - 13 Sep 1924  [10]

TOWNSEND, Lucinda T.
TOWNSEND, Sallie S.

TOWNSEND, Rev. J.H.  18 Mar 1833 - 2 Jan 1903  [11]

TOWNSEND, Malinda E.  2 Apr 1839 - 9 Sep 1874  [12]

TOWNSEND, Lucinda  13 Feb 1854 - 31 Jul 1894  [13]

TOWNSEND, Maria  16 Apr 1861 - 8 Jan 1908 (wife of H.F. Townsend)  [14]

TOWNSEND, ?  19 Sep 1900 (infant daughter of H.F. & M. Townsend)

TOWNSEND, W.W.  3 Jun 1854 - 24 Apr 1941  [15]
TOWNSEND, Cinda M.  11 Nov 1857 - 8 Jan 1941  [16]

TOWNSEND, ?  22 Jun 1916 - 27 Sep 1916 (infant of T.O. Townsend)  [17]

TOWNSEND, ?  23 Dec 1909 - 23 Dec 1909 (infant of T.O. Townsend)  [17]

TOWNSEND, ?  12 Oct 1924 - 12 Oct 1924 (infant of T.O. Townsend)  [17]

TOWNSEND, Joseph A.  23 Jan 1919 - 15 Dec 1994
TOWNSEND, Clementina  10 Sep 1929 - 18 Aug 1990

TOWNSEND, Simeon Lyte  12 Mar 1898 - 2 May 1968
TOWNSEND, Kathryn Nobles  21 Mar 1906 - 7 Jan 1987

TOWNSEND, Wallace H.  10 Jul 1916 - 17 Dec 1992 (US Navy, WWII)

TOWNSEND, William T.  1904 - 1998
TOWNSEND, Erma R.  1908 - 1988

WATERS, Augustine F.  18 Nov 1865 - 4 Jan 1931  [18]
WATERS, John H.  4 Jun 1854 - 14 Nov 1934

WATERS, ?  22 Feb 1885 - 7 Nov 1885 (infant of J.H. & A.F. Waters)

WATERS, Gen. W.  22 Feb 1885 - 7 Nov 1885 (son of J.H. & A.F. Waters)

WATERS, ?  born and died 10 Oct 1886 (infant of J.H. & A.F. Waters)

WATERS, Nason E.R. [Nasoner?]  25 Sep 1883 - 7 Oct 1886

WATERS, Emanuel  12 Jan 1851 - 5 Sep 1895

WATERS, Nancy Elizabeth Gornto  1833 - 1916

WATERS, Baby  7 Jan 1881  [19]
WATERS, Bettie S.  7 Apr 1861 - 7 Jan 1881  [19]


 [1]    nee Henrietta Lemontine Georgia Ann Townsend, wife of William J. Cannon, dau. of John Hill Townsend
 [2]    aka William J. Cannon, husband of Henrietta Lemontine Georgia Ann "Ettie" Townsend
 [3]    dau. of John Hill Townsend, wife of Lewis Kinsey
 [4]    aka Luke Kinsey, husband of Marian Lavonia Townsend
 [5]    marble slab covers grave but no death date is listed; inscription:  Daughter of Sim & Mae Townsend, Wife of Curtis Stringer, Mother of Patti, David, Lynda & Renee
 [6]    dau. of John Hill & Malinda Ellen Shepherd/Sheppard Townsend
 [7]    dau. of John Hill & Lucinda Thompson Townsend
 [8]    marker says that Bishop & Nanette were married 18 Oct 1946
 [9]    Inscription reads:

        In Memory Of
        John (Jack) Townsend
        1796 - 1847
        Born Marlboro County S.C.
        Drowned in Suwannee River
        Buried at Jack's Bluff
        North of this site

[10]    4th wife of John Hill Townsend
[11]    John Hill Townsend, son of John "Jack" & Rachel Jane Hill Townsend
[12]    1st wife of John Hill Townsend
[13]    3rd wife of John Hill Townsend
[14]    nee May, wife of Henry Franklin Townsend
[15]    aka William Washington Townsend, son of John Hill & Malinda Ellen Shepherd/Sheppard Townsend
[16]    nee Cinda Millard Jones
[17]    child of Thomas Olin Townsend
[18]    aka "Teen", dau. of John Hill & Malinda Ellen Shepherd / Sheppard Townsend, wife of John Henry Waters
[19]    the graves of Bettie and her baby are surrounded by a small wooden fence