Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend of Raynham also went by the nick-name of 'Turnip Townshend' because of his fondness for growing turnips and his contributions to agricultural policies of England.
Charles Townshend died on 21 June 1738 at age 63.
Dictionary of National Biography: Linda Frey and Marsha Frey, ‘Townshend, Charles, second Viscount Townshend (1674–1738)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 29 Oct 2016
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Charles by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Charles: