Historical Rosters Database
Robert Semple TowlesRoster ID 2010
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1875|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Robert Semple Towles, Class of 1875: Genealogy: Born- March 31, 1853 in West Feliciana Parish, La. Father- Major John Turnbull Towels of St. Mary's, La.; Mother- Frances Eskridge of Staunton, Va. Pat. Grandfather- Dr. John Towels of Westmoreland Co. Va.; Pat. Grandmother- Susan Turnbull of La. Mat. Grandfather- William Eskridge of Staunton, Va. ;Mat. Grandmother- Margaret Brown. Married- Sarah Peachy, daughter of Charles Peachy. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 24, 1871; Dismissed Jan. 23, 1874 for being absent without leave. Careers: Cotton planter; Farmer; Veterinary Surgeon. Died- Feb. 11, 1935 in Baines, La.|