MDSSAR Gen. William Smallwood Chapter
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Patriot: Dade, Rev. Townshend, Jr. (1)(4)(5)(6)
SAR #: P-143100 (5)
DAR #: A029285 (6)

Birth
Date: Jan. 15, 1742 (1)(4)(5)(6)
Location: Stafford Co. VA (4) Fairfax Co. VA (6)

Marriage
Date: Aug. 31, 1784 (4)
Spouse: Mary Ann Simmons (1)(4)(5)(6)
Location: Mont. Co. MD (4)
Children: Elizabeth, Robert Townshend, Parthenia Anne, Eleanor (4)

Support for American Revolution
Military Service:
Public Service: First Episcopalian Minister of Christ Church in Alexandria, VA. (4) Member of Committee of Safety (6)
Civilian Aid:
Oath of Allegiance:
Residency: "Friends Advice", Mont. Co., MD (4)(N) Fairfax Co. VA (6)

Death
Date: Feb. 6, 1822 (1)(4)(5)(6)
Cemetery: Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville (1)(3)(4)(5). Plot: Old Ground, Dade Plot, site unknown (4)
Find-A-Grave #: 17923929. (4)
Headstone GPS Coordinates: N39.17993; W77.41450
Marked: By DAR Chevy Chase Chapter, date unknown (N)

Notes: Not found in Peden's book. Mary Simmons brought to the marriage a tract of several hundred acres in the upper part of the county near Boyds where the family residence was built and still stands. (4) Marking details from Carol Cummings per DAR Janet Montgomery Chapter records. Cemetery location listed in DAR Magazine Vol. 51 #4 Oct. 1917 p. 205.

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