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Henry Preston Towler in 1955

Henry Preston “Lefty” TowlerAge: 46 years19171964

Name
Henry Preston “Lefty” Towler
Given names
Henry Preston
Surname
Towler
Nickname
Lefty
Birth November 30, 1917 45 40
Citation details: Tillman County, Oklahoma, Certificate Number D23921
Census 1920 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Haskell, Tillman, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1488; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 170; Image: 1109.
Date of entry in original source: February 2, 1920
Text:
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920. T625,2,076 rolls.
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Residence 1920 (Age 2 years)
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Noble, Shelby, Indiana; Roll: 628; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 16; Image: 949.0.
Date of entry in original source: April 2, 1930
Text:
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Residence 1930 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a daughter
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Margaret “marge” Towler
March 23, 1939 (Age 21 years)

Census April 3, 1940 (Age 22 years) Age: 22
Citation details: Year: 1940; Census Place: Anderson, Madison, Indiana; Roll: T627_1072; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 48-16. Line 50
Date of entry in original source: April 3, 1940
Text:
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Anderson, Madison, Indiana; Roll: T627_1072; S.D. No 11, Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 48-16. Line 50. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: OK this is interesting. On the 1940 US Census, it says that Henry Preston was in Shelbyville, Shelb…
Death of a fatherJohn Henry Towler
January 8, 1945 (Age 27 years)
Cause: Car Crash
Death of a motherMaggie Cena “Magazine” Hoffman
March 3, 1952 (Age 34 years)
Residence
Address: 1922 Poplar Street
Note: Taken from a 1955 Dir. of the Scottish Rite.
Death August 15, 1964 (Age 46 years)
Informant: Elva Mae Brownwife
Cause of death: Coronary Occlusion due to Arteriosclerosis
Citation details: Indiana State Board of Health Medical Certificate of Death, State Number 28772
Burial August 18, 1964 (3 days after death)
Address: 6805 Martin Lthr Kng Jr Blvd Anderson, IN 46013
Cemetery: Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery
Citation details: Indiana State Board of Health Medical Certificate of Death, State Number 28772
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Last change August 21, 201222:15:41

by: Ian Towler
Family with parents - View this family
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Marriage: August 2, 1906Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, USA
13 months
elder sister
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elder sister
4 years
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Henry Preston Towler in 1955Henry Preston “Lefty” Towler
Birth: November 30, 1917 45 40Hollister, Tillman County, Oklahoma, USA
Death: August 15, 1964Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA
Father’s family with Rose Huffman - View this family
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step-mother
Headstone Henry-Maggie-Rose-TowlerRose Huffman
Birth: October 20, 1872 42 35Decatur County, Indiana, USA
Death: October 3, 1905Adams, Adams Township, Decatur County, Indiana, USA
Marriage: about 1895
2 years
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23 months
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Mother’s family with Herman Robbins - View this family
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mother
Marriage: October 20, 1900Decatur County, Indiana, USA
6 months
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Fredrick John Robbins
Birth: April 13, 1901 21 23Indiana, USA
Death: July 27, 1990Beavercreek, Greene County, Ohio, USA
Family with Elva Mae Brown - View this family
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Henry Preston Towler in 1955Henry Preston “Lefty” Towler
Birth: November 30, 1917 45 40Hollister, Tillman County, Oklahoma, USA
Death: August 15, 1964Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA
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BirthBirth Certificate
Citation details: Tillman County, Oklahoma, Certificate Number D23921
Census1920 United States Census
Citation details: Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Haskell, Tillman, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1488; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 170; Image: 1109.
Date of entry in original source: February 2, 1920
Text:
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920. T625,2,076 rolls.
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Census1930 United States Census
Citation details: Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Noble, Shelby, Indiana; Roll: 628; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 16; Image: 949.0.
Date of entry in original source: April 2, 1930
Text:
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Census1940 United States Census
Citation details: Year: 1940; Census Place: Anderson, Madison, Indiana; Roll: T627_1072; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 48-16. Line 50
Date of entry in original source: April 3, 1940
Text:
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Anderson, Madison, Indiana; Roll: T627_1072; S.D. No 11, Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 48-16. Line 50. Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls
Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathDeath Certificate
Citation details: Indiana State Board of Health Medical Certificate of Death, State Number 28772
BurialDeath Certificate
Citation details: Indiana State Board of Health Medical Certificate of Death, State Number 28772
SourceNewspaper Obituaries
Citation details: Anderson Daily Bulletin, Page 3, Saturday August 15, 1964. Anderson, Indiana
Text:
Henry Towler Henry P. Towler, 46, 2823 W. 11 St., died this morning at St. John?s Hospital following a three weeks illness. A son of John Henry and Maggie Hoffman Towler, he was born on Nov. 30, 1917, in Hollister, Okla., and has lived here since 1945 coming from Chicago, Ill. He was district manager of the Dennis Truck Lines in Indianapolis and had been with the firm18 years. He married Elva Brown on Aug. 14, 1937. He was a member of the Madison Avenue Methodist Church, the Solar Lodge, the A and FM, the Scottish Rite, the Murat Shrine Temple and was Junior Warden of the Solar Lodge. He is survived be his widow, Elva; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Hanny of Indianapolis and Miss Norma Jean Towler, at home; two sons, Phillip Towler and Rick Towler, both at home; five sisters, Mrs. Robert Lewis of Westport, Mrs. Andrew Surface of Kirkland, Mrs. Mary Raft of New Port Rickey, Fla., Mrs. Mabel Bridgefort of Hamilton, Ohio, and Mrs. George Proctor of St. Louis, Mo.; a half-brother, Fred Robbins of Dayton, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. The Body was removed to the Harold E. Rozelle Funeral Home, where arrangements are pending.
SourceNewspaper Obituaries
Citation details: Anderson Daily Bulletin, Page 5, Monday, August 17, 1964. Anderson, Indiana
Text:
Henry Towler Services Tuesday Funeral Services for Henry P. Towler, 46, 2823 W. 11th St., who died Saturday, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Madison Ave. Methodist Church. The Rev. Walter B. Arthur, pastor of the LaFontaine Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends are being received at the Harold E. Rozelle Funeral Home. There will be graveside Masonic Rites.
Census
OK this is interesting. On the 1940 US Census, it says that Henry Preston was in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana on 01 April 1935. This is the first that I have heard of this. Note recorded: 21 Aug 2012 WIT
Residence
Taken from a 1955 Dir. of the Scottish Rite.
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