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Daniel Turnbull TowlesRoster ID 2087
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1876|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Daniel Turnbull Townes, Class of 1876: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 20, 1856 at Weyanoke Plantation near 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 Buthe Ker on May 28, 1878. Children- 1- Mrs. R. W. Stewart (given name unknown); 2- John Ker Towles; 3- Sarah B. Towles; 4- Daniel Turnbull Towels, Jr.; 5- Roberta S. Towles; 6- Katherine McG. Towles; 7- Annie Towles. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 24, 1871; Dismissed Jan. 23, 1874 for being absent without leave. Careers: Cashier for the Customs Dept. in New Orleans, La. Died- Feb. 1924.|