Townsend Society of America
21 West Main Street
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
(516) 558-7092

How Can We Assist You?

Do you have limited family information?

Have you hit a brick wall in research?

Are you ready for some help?  If so!

The Society has a Director, many volunteers, and over 500 members to help you with your research. Its archives are bursting with information collected over more than forty years.

You may place as many queries as you like in the Townsend Genealogical Journal. Also feel free to post your queries at our
On Line Forum

Members have access to all the resources of the Research Center (archives, collections, Journals, artifacts, members list) that are in the Members Only section as further aid to their research.

Many of our members proudly discuss their family history using the web as a medium. TSA is pleased to support their work by publishing their Website URLs.

All members are encouraged to send family histories and copies of supporting documentation to the TSA.  GEDCOM and Family Tree Maker files are also welcomed. For information on submission guidelines contact  (If your computer is not set up to send e-mail by Outlook, just copy and paste the e-mail address into a new message.)


Member's comments about the TSA genealogical services :
"When I joined the TSA in 1989 as I started my Townsend research, Martha Burke was able to supply me with pertinent articles from past newsletters and give me the name of another descendant of my great-grandfather.-- L. Townsend

"I joined the TSA and my query was published in the newsletter, immediately I was contacted by a distant cousin. We are now working together to expand our knowledge of a Townsend line." -- H. Townsend


Please feel free to ask us for assistance, but when contacting us please include as much information on first &  surnames, locations and important dates (birth, death, marriage, residence) that you have. 


Mailing Address:
Townsend Society of America
21 West Main Street
Oyster Bay, NY  11771