To My Towle Cousins,
I have just spent over an hour laughing and enjoying myself while reading the misc writings of Robert V. Towle that I found while researching our family history. We have in common (1) Philip (2) Caleb (the younger) (3) Matthias (4) Sgt. William S. and (5) William, Jr. His oldest son, Thomas Flanders Towle, is the brother of my ancestor Stephen Bailey Towle. I don't have my notes with me, but my recollection is (7) William Henry Towle (8) Wilbur Windsor Towle then my grandfather, (9) Leland Merle Towle, who would be considered a third cousin of Robert V. Towle. My dad would be V. L. Towle's fourth cousin, and I would be a fifth cousin of any children of his....Anyway, I really wanted to say that your father was clearly an amazing man and my life has been brightened just y reading his thoughts -- and I will be linking them to my blog and emailing them along to my family members so they may also enjoy, especially my mother, who was born in 1926 and has shared many of the same types of stories! Thank you.