Townsley - Platt - St. Louis, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 41.482 W 090° 13.925
15S E 740737 N 4286164
Quick Description: Large zinc headstone in Bellefontaine Cemetery in north St. Louis.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 7/7/2007 7:21:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM1TGV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 41

Long Description:
This zinc headstone is for members of two related families, the Townsley family and the Platt family.

On the side of the monument with the large Townsley raised letters the inscription plate reads:

Calvin Townsley, Died Aug. 15, 1859 in the 61st year of his age.
Maria Townsley Born Jan. 20, 1798 - Died Mar. 19, 1875

On the side of the monument with the large Platt raised letters the inscription plate reads:

Stella M. Platt, Daughter of Calvin Townsley and beloved wife of O.H. Platt, Born March 1, 1820, Died April 9, 1879 - Forever with the Lord.

On the side of the monument with the large 1879 (appears to refer to the year of Stella's death) raised letters the inscription plate reads:

Henry Townsley, Born July 20, 1822, Died November 10, 1863.

On the on marked side the inscription plate reads:

In memoriam Charles W. Townsley Born Sept. 10, 1818, died in Denver, Col Aug. 22, 1877.

There are also small zinc markers for Henry Townsley, Calvin Townsley and Maria Townsley
Date of death (optional): 08/15/1859

Additional Coordinates (optional): Not Listed

Date of birth (optional): Not listed

Headstone text (optional): Not listed

Website: Not listed

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