Charles Fremont Towne (1893 - 1957) MP

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Birthplace: Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States
Death: Died in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States
Cause of death: Lung cancer for two years
Occupation: Laborer - lumbering; WWI veteran; "had long been associated with the lumbering and trucking business...[p]reviously he had been a blacksmith by trade"
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About Charles Fremont Towne

Charles Fremont Towne was born on August 11, 1893 in Manchester, Bennington County, Vermont to William C. Town and Betsy "Jane" (Barber) Town. He was the fifth of six children as well as the youngest of five boys.

Charles was a veteran of World War I. He married Goldie E. Delaney, born October 11, 1900 in Hebron, Washington County, New York.

In the 1930 Census, he and Goldie were living in Danby, Rutland County, Vermont with one boarder, Frank H. Carroll.

In the 1940 Census, they were living at 135 North Park Street in Cambridge, Washington County, New York, where they had been renting for at least five years. His occupation was listed as "House Man" in the "Racing" industry. His highest level of education completed was 8th grade. He had an income of $800. Frank Carroll was still living with them, as was their new baby daughter, Neoma Virginia Towne, born approximately 1939 in Sunderland, Bennington County, Vermont.

Charles died on November 23, 1957 at Putnam Memorial Hospital in Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, after living with lung cancer for two years. He was buried in "Hebron Cemetery" (presumably New Hebron Cemetery) on November 27, 1957 in Hebron, Washington County, New York.

At the time of his death, he and Goldie had been living in Sunderland, Bennington County, Vermont.

Obituary Text

From the Bennington Evening Banner, Monday, November 25, 1957, p. 14:

Sunderland -- Charles F. Town, 64, died Saturday night at Putnam Memorial Hospital, Bennington, after a long illness. He was born in Manchester Aug. 11, 1893, son of William C. and Jane Barber Towne.

Mr. Towne had resided in Sunderland for 15 years and had long been associated with the lumbering and trucking business. Previously he had been a blacksmith by trade. He was a veteran of World War I and belonged to Arlington American Legion Post.

Suvivors are his wife, Goldie Delaney Towne; his daughter, Mrs. Neomi V. Reid, both of Sunderland; a brother, Jown Towne of Saratoga, N. Y.; a sister, Mrs. Eva Lambert of Jacksonville, Fla, a grandchild and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral willbe held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the East Arlington Methodist Church with the Rev. Kenneth McCrea, pastor, officiating. Friends may call at the Stevens Home for Funerals, Arlington, today and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Burial will be in Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, N. Y.

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Charles F. Towne's Timeline

1893
August 11, 1893
Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States
1939
1939
Age 45
Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States
1957
November 23, 1957
Age 64
Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States
November 27, 1957
Age 64
Hebron, Washington, New York, United States
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