Thomas Tillman Storey

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

The Life Summary 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 Rocky Mount Cemetery, Highland Home, Crenshaw, Alabama, United States.

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Thomas Tillman Storey
Eliza Desdemona Gibson
Marriage: 1840
Thomas J. Story
Mary Elizabeth Story
Stewart G Storey
Edna Rebecca Story
Morgan Canada Story

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1840Lancaster, South Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    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

    English and Scottish: variant of Story .Perhaps also an altered form of Swiss German Störi, a variant of Storer . Compare Story 3.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Thomas T Story, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Tillman Storey in entry for Stewart G. Storey, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
    • Thomas Tillman Story, "Find A Grave Index"

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