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Britton Simms Tilley

Male 1827 - 1888  (60 years)


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  • Name Britton Simms Tilley 
    Born 30 Nov 1827  Taliaferro County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Richmond County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1860  Cherokee County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1870  Cherokee County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1880  Cherokee County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 10 Jun 1888  Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Jacksonville Cemetery, Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Britton Simms Tilley
    Findagrave memorial for Britton Simms Tilley
    Created by: SusieC
    Record added: Sep 27, 2009
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 42454413
    Tilley, Britton Simms
    Tilley, Britton Simms
    Person ID I1072  Dickinson
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2015 

    Father George Tilley,   b. aft. 1780 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sarah Simms,   b. aft. 1790, Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 16 Dec 1819  Hancock County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9
    Family ID F0163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Frances Foster,   b. 18 Nov 1831, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1902, Rhome, Wise, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1851  Taliaferro County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F4892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1827 - Taliaferro County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Richmond County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Dec 1851 - Taliaferro County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Jacksonville Cemetery, Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S007837] Headstone, Jacksonville Cemetery, Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas.

    2. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: Division 73, Richmond, Georgia; Roll: M432_81; Page: 475A; Image: 406.
      Name: Britton S Tilley
      Age: 22
      Birth Year: abt 1828
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1850: Division 73, Richmond, Georgia, USA
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 0

    3. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: Beat 8, Cherokee, Texas; Roll: M653_1290; Page: 519; Image: 353; Family History Library Film: 805290.
      Name: B ? Tilley
      Age: 32
      Birth Year: abt 1828
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: Georgia
      Home in 1860: Beat 8, Cherokee, Texas
      Post Office: Rusk
      Family Number: 1409

      B ? Tilley 32
      E F Tilley 29
      E V Tilley 7
      Margaret Tilley 5
      Walter Tilley 3
      Cora Tilley 6/12


    4. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: Beat 3, Cherokee, Texas; Roll: M593_1578; Page: 240A; Image: 490; Family History Library Film: 553077.
      Name: Briton S Tilly
      Age in 1870: 43
      Birth Year: abt 1827
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1870: Beat 3, Cherokee, Texas
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Jacksonville

      Briton S Tilly 43
      Emily F Tilly 38
      Effa V Tilyl 17
      Margare F Tilyl 16
      William W Tilly 14
      Cora Tilly 11
      Sarah F Tilly 5
      Augusta E Tilyl 9/12
      Henry Tilly 16


    5. [S014080] 1880 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880), Census Place: Precinct 3, Cherokee, Texas; Roll: 1295; Family History Film: 1255295; Page: 347A; Enumeration District: 014.
      Name: Brit S. Tilly
      Age: 53
      Birth Year: abt 1827
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Home in 1880: Precinct 3, Cherokee, Texas
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Emiline F. Tilly
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Occupation: Farmer

      Brit S. Tilly 53
      Emiline F. Tilly 49
      Effey V. Tilly 26
      Margret F. Tilly 24
      Walter R. Tilly 22
      Cora E. Tilly 19
      S. Furlie Tilly 15
      Emma A. Tilly 10

    6. [S007817] Georgia Marriages to 1850, Jordan R. Dodd, (Provo, Utah: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997).

    7. [S012032] Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944, Hunting For Bears, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    8. [S336457] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).

    9. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 715.
      16 Dec 1819.