Elizabeth Tillman

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Tillman was born on 19 December 1860, in Alabama, United States, her father, Alfred Tillman, was 31 and her mother, Eliza Griffin, was 26. She married Henry Harrison Galloway on 22 August 1886, in Pike, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 8 Grimes, Pike, Alabama, United States for about 30 years. She died on 29 October 1925, at the age of 64, and was buried in Saint John Cemetery, Tarentum, Pike, Alabama, United States.

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Henry Harrison Galloway
Elizabeth Tillman
Marriage: 22 August 1886
Ada Lee Galloway
Robert Alvie Galloway
Sarah Josephine Galloway
Beunah Elizabeth Galloway
Maude Galloway
Annie Lou Galloway
Davis Wheeler Galloway
Melvin Colbert Galloway

Sources (16)

  • Elizabeth Gallaway in household of Henry H Gallaway, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lizzie Tillmon, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Elizabeth Galloway, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English tilman ‘farmer, husbandman, farm laborer, plowman’.

English: occupational name from Middle English tile ‘tile’ + man ‘man’, for a tile-maker or roofer. Compare Tyler .

English: from the Middle English female personal name Till + man ‘man’, an occupational or status name meaning ‘servant of Till’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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