Townsend Family 1942
Back row: Jack and Betty Townsend, Louise Townsend, and Grace Ralston
Front row: Don Townsend, who was 15 yrs old, and Bill Townsend, who was 11.
The Townsend family was from Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, PA. Townsend lineage traces back through John Hill Townsend to Isaac Townsend, original owner of the Townsend farm on which Vandergrift now stands. Townsend Station derives its name from this line.