Grace Townsend (618)

Date of Birth: 4 Jun 1777
Date of Death: 30 Sept 1856
Generation: 5th
Residence: Templeomalus
Father: Reverend Edward Synge (The Apostle) Townsend [601]
Mother: Elizabeth Townsend [144]
  1. Stewart, Henry Wilson
  1. Henry
  2. Edward
  3. Son
See Also: Table VI ; Scrapbook ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree

Notes for Grace Townsend.

Grace was born in Macroom, Co Cork

Rev Henry Wilson Stewart LLD (1) Resident Vicar Templeomalus, Diocese Ross. He was the fourth son of Rev William Stewart of Co Meath and Elizabeth Townsend [136] and was ordained Deacon by the Bishop of Ossory at Dublin Castle on 15 March 1795 and Priest at Cork on 21 December 1797.

Curate Tullagh and Creagh 1797. Curate of Kilnagross and Templequinlan 1807. Schoolmaster at Clonakilty 1808. Priest Timoleague 1809. Vicar Tomdeely, Limerick 1812-1857. Vicar Kilcoe and Clear 1827-1838. Rector Templeomalus 1838-1857. A summary of Henry's ministry is given on page 552 of Brady's Parochial and Clerical Records Volume 2.

Grace died at Lower Tawnies Cottage, near Clonakilty,

The sons Henry Stewart and Edward Stewart took Holy Orders.

(1) Henry was born in 1773 and died on 14 April 1857. His parentage as given in Brady's is different to that shown above.