Patriot: Dade, Rev. Townshend, Jr. (1)(4)(5)(6)

SAR #: P-143100 (5)

DAR #: A029285 (6)


Date: Jan. 15, 1742 (1)(4)(5)(6)

Location: Stafford Co. VA (4) Fairfax Co. VA (6)


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)


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.

Last Updated: 8 / 8 / 2014

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Source Information Codes

(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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