Thomas Tillman Storey

27 July 1807–10 March 1895 (Age 87)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas Tillman

When Thomas Tillman Storey was born on 27 July 1807, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Solomon Thomas Story, was 47 and his mother, Phoebe Ann Brooks, was 44. He married Eliza Desdemona Gibson in 1840, in Lancaster, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Crenshaw, Alabama, United States in 1870. He died on 10 March 1895, at the age of 87, and was buried in Crenshaw, Marengo, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Tillman Storey
1807–1895
Eliza Desdemona Gibson
1821–1889
Marriage: 1840
Thomas J. Story
1845–1866
Mary Elizabeth Story
1849–1880
Stewart G Storey
1855–1929
Edna Rebecca Story
1860–1886
Morgan Canada Story
1864–1950

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1840
Lancaster, South Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Thomas J. Story

    Male1845–1866Male

    Mary Elizabeth Story

    Female1849–1880Female

    Stewart G Storey

    Male1855–1929Male

    Edna Rebecca Story

    Female1860–1886Female

    Male1864–1950Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 15

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Northern English: from the Old Norse byname Stóri (from stórr ‘big’), also used as a personal name in northern England in the early Middle Ages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas T Story, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Tillman Storey in entry for Stewart G. Storey, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Thomas T Story in entry for Morgan Canada Story, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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