Townsend Society of America
123 South Street
Suite 207
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, president [Lew Townsend] and journal editor [Liane Fenimore] as well as volunteers and over 500 members to help you with your research.  Lew is the administrator for the Townsend DNA program.

Journal editor Liane Fenimore welcomes queries and articles from members for publication [].  Feel free to post your queries at our On Line Forum

Members have access to all of our resources (archives, collections, Journals, artifacts, members list) that are in the Members Only section to aid 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 links to their websites.  To be included, please contact the  Access those currently available by clicking on the Links just below Genealogical Assistance. 

All members are encouraged to send family histories with sources 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.)

We encourage you to ask us for assistance, but please include as much information as you can such as first names & surnames, locations, and important dates (birth, death, marriage). 


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