Narcissa (Gailbreath) Townsend, Hubbell
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Narcissa (Gailbreath) Townsend, Hubbell (1830 - 1920)

Narcissa Townsend, Hubbell formerly Gailbreath aka Gilbrath
Born in Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1 Jul 1847 in Jo Daviess, Illinois, United Statesmap
Wife of — married 1861 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Oakland, Alameda, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Apr 2020 | Last significant change: 20 Feb 2021
Gailbreath-14.jpg22:47: Diane Hauser uploaded Gailbreath-14.jpg for Narcissa (Gailbreath) Townsend, Hubbell (1830-1920).
[Thank Diane for this]
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Narcissa Galbreath Townsend Hubbell was born in 1830 in Illinois. She lived in Oakland and San Francisco Bay Area California, for many years until her death. She died on October 30, 1920, in Alameda, California, at the age of 90, and was buried in Colma, California. She married Clark Paine Hubbell from Michigan. Her sister Mary Dickinson was living with Narcissa in Oakland during 1900 US Census. Harriet Gautier and daughter, Lulu Gautier, lived with their great-aunt Narcissa in Oakland during 1920 US Census. States Father Pennsylvania born, mother Illinois born on 1 census and another says father NY born and mother TN born. She traveled with her mother Sarah and sister Ann Eliza, uncle Charles his wife and his 2 daughters in 1852 to northern California to start new lives. Her husband, Thomas Townsend also traveled the route from Illinois to California with them.

Lived 624 9th, Oakland, California during 1906 big SF earthquake.

I added her grave memorial, however it shows death at 1891, not 1920 as site states; "Gravesite Details Removal presumed from IOOF/Odd Fellows Cemetery - San Francisco". Believe to be error on website description.

possible child??



Birth Year: abt 1830 Death Date: 30 Oct 1920 Age at Death: 90 Death Place: Alameda, California, USA; California Department of Health and Welfare. California Vital Records-Vitalsearch ( The Vitalsearch Company Worldwide, Inc., Pleasanton, California., California, Death Index, 1905-1939 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013.

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