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John Francis Haden Tillman

John Francis Haden Tillman

John F. H. Tillman was born on September 19, 1842 in Copiah County, Mississippi(1). He was the grandfather of Elmer Tillman. John served in the Confederate Army in the 6th Mississippi Infantry, Company F, also called the Crystal Springs Guards. He married Martha Ann Sandifer in 1867, and they had at least twelve children: George […]

George K. Tillman

George K. Tillman

  George K. Tillman George K. Tillman, the son of Haden Tillman, was born on October 5, 1802 in Georgia (1). He was the great grandfather of Elmer Tillman (George-John -Oscar-Elmer). It is believed he moved with his parents to Claiborne County, Mississippi and then later settled in Copiah County, Mississippi. He married Sarah Hollingsworth, […]

Tillman Book Excerpt

Tillman Book Excerpt

(Excerpt from “Spes Alit Agricolam”¬†Tilghman/Tillman Book by Stephen Tillman, c. 1945, with our direct line followed) True surnames, in the sense of hereditary designations, date in England from about the year 1000, from which it will be seen that the Tilghman family traces back as far as most of them, for the first record of […]

Wilhelm and Winter Surnames

Wilhelm and Winter Surnames

(Our Link to These Surnames is Flora May Lancaster Black, daughter of Solomon Lancaster and Eliza Ellen Hostetler) Wilhelm: FIRST GENERATION 1. PETER WILHELM was born in 1770 in GERMANY. Died in 1838 in GREENVILE TWSH SOMERSET CO PA. He married SALOME KNAUSS. SALOME KNAUSS was born on 2 Nov 1771 in PA. Died on […]

Coursin Family in Western Pennsylvania

Coursin Family in Western Pennsylvania

Coursin Family (The material below is reproduced for educational use only under the fair use policy of the copyright law) -from History of Western Pennsylvania, pg. 633:The history of the Coursin family in Pennsylvania begins with Peter Coursin, who came to Allegheny County from his native state, New Jersey, prior to the year 1800, and […]