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James Edward TowsonRoster ID 545
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1856|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Edward Towson, Class of 1856: Genealogy: Born- April 15, 1833, in Centerville, Fairfax Co., Va. Father- James Edward Towson; Mother- Francis Isabella Hening. Pat. Grandfather- Thomas Towson; Pat. Grandmother- Elinor Norman. Mat. Grandfather- John Hening; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Stonestreet Adams. Married- Elizabeth Virginia Fletcher; 1st child- Edward Towson; 2nd- Helen Towson; 3rd- James Towson; 4th- Allen Towson; 5th- Percy Towson; 6th- Norman Towson; 7th- Wray Towson; 8th- Elise Towson; 9th- Carry Towson. Military Record- Civil War; Capt., Alexandria Guards, C.S.A. Career: Farmer, Insurance agent; Government official. Died- Fall of 1895, in Upperville, Va.|