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Amy Townsend
Date: ca. 1860 - 1920
Remarks: She was a member of a prominent NY family, was the daughter of Isaac Townsend and the granddaughter of Peter Townsend. She took an active interest in numerous civic organizations; among those was the City History Club, to which she presented in 1916 two silver cups to be awarded each year to the young members who write the best essays on Mt. Vernon, the home of George Washington. She was a member of the Colony Club and the Colonial Dames of NY