Elizabeth Schuler1

b. 18 April 1822, d. 11 January 1863
Last Edited=26 Jun 2016
2nd great-grandaunt of Joseph Michael Flint
     Elizabeth Schuler was born on 18 April 1822 at Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.2 She was the daughter of Robert Schuler and Elizabeth Rantz.1

Elizabeth Schuler was 26 years old, when her father, Robert Schuler, died on 8 June 1848 at Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. While he was on a visit.3

On 1 October 1850 Elizabeth Schuler was enumerated in the household of Elizabeth Rantz on the 1850 U. S. census for Pleasant township, Wabash County, Indiana as Elizabeth Schuler, 26 years old, birthplace of Pennsylvania. Also enumerated in the household were Mary Schuler, Henry Schuler, Samuel Schuler, Margaret Schuler, John Schuler, Jacob Schuler and Nancy Schuler.4

Elizabeth Schuler married William F Townsend on 12 April 1854 at Indiana.5

On 30 August 1860 Elizabeth Townsend was enumerated in the household of William F Townsend on the 1860 U. S. census for St Charles Post Office, South Township, Madison County, Iowa (an unknown value) Also enumerated in the household were R T Townsend, H S Townsend, Marrietta Townsend and Emma Townsend.6

Elizabeth Schuler died on 11 January 1863 at age 40.2

Elizabeth Schuler was buried at Plot: Row 24, Norwalk Cemetery, Norwalk, Warren County, Iqwa, FG .2

Children of Elizabeth Schuler and William F Townsend


  1. Ruth E Dolby, "SCHULER, Robert + Eliz. Rantz - PA, IN", messaage dated February 06, 1999 at 20.00.56, http://genforum.genealogy.com/, path: Home: Surnames: Schuler Family Genealogy Forum, Message 19.
  2. Find A Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com: 13 Jun 2016), memorial page for Elizabeth Townsend, Find A Grave Memorial no. 99606834, Creator:Cindy H, Photo SPC, accessed 13 Jun 2016, citing Norwalk Cemetery, Norwalk, Warren County County, Iowa.
  3. Lycoming County PA Cemeteries Volume 1 Anthony, Armstrong, Bastrees, Brady, Brown, Cascade, and Clinton Townships ( Lycoming County Genealogical Society, 1989), 183.
  4. 1850 U. S. census, Wabash County, Indiana, population schedule, Pleasant Township, p. 404 back (stamped), dwelling 193, family 204, Elizabeth Schuler; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 09 Nov 2008); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, Roll 178.
  5. Richard H. Goms JR., Online Pedegree Recource File Submission Number 910586-0624100221434, (FamilySearch: http://www.familysearch.org/) , Pin #501208.
  6. 1860 U. S. census, Madison County, Iowa, population schedule, South Township, St Charles Post Office, p. 184 (written) p. 830 (written), dwelling 1282, family 1282, W F Townsend; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 17 Jun 2016); citing NARA microfilm publication M653, Roll 333.