Finding Aid for the Townsley Family Album

This collection contains one hardbound album. The pages within the album have slots for photographs and all photographs are in black and white. A note in the front of the album states that “penciled notations are those of Aunt Lena-sister of Florence Evelyn formerly Leland.” A notation in the back of the book states that in 1950, Mary McCoy, nee Mary Laura Townsley, went through the album and tried to identify the various people and their relationship to her. Some notations in the album are underneath the photographs and others are written on the backs of the photographs. The creator of the original album is unknown. The first photograph is of Mary (Townsley) McCoy’s grandmother, Mary (Bowen) Moses. The photographs in the album mainly represent the Moses and Townsley families.

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Reference

Jolene Clark, Archivist, Midwest Genealogy Center, Finding Aid for the Townsley Family Album, Midwest Genealogy Center, Mid-Continent Public Library, Independence, Missouri, 2018

Cite As

Jolene Clark, Archivist, Midwest Genealogy Center, “Finding Aid for the Townsley Family Album,” Genealogy Gallery, accessed August 16, 2018, http://content.mymcpl.org/items/show/8769.

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Title

Finding Aid for the Townsley Family Album

Subject

Genealogy
Family history
Townsley family
McCoy family
Moses family

Description

This collection contains one hardbound album. The pages within the album have slots for photographs and all photographs are in black and white. A note in the front of the album states that “penciled notations are those of Aunt Lena-sister of Florence Evelyn formerly Leland.” A notation in the back of the book states that in 1950, Mary McCoy, nee Mary Laura Townsley, went through the album and tried to identify the various people and their relationship to her. Some notations in the album are underneath the photographs and others are written on the backs of the photographs. The creator of the original album is unknown. The first photograph is of Mary (Townsley) McCoy’s grandmother, Mary (Bowen) Moses. The photographs in the album mainly represent the Moses and Townsley families.

Creator

Jolene Clark, Archivist, Midwest Genealogy Center

Publisher

Midwest Genealogy Center, Mid-Continent Public Library, Independence, Missouri

Date

2018

Format

Portable Document File Format; 488 KB; 2 pages.

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

townsley family album.pdf