Paul Tilman

Brief Life History of Paul

Paul Tilman was born on 17 January 1786, in Goochland, Virginia, United States as the son of Thomas Tillman. He married Lucy Garland on 26 September 1809, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1867, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Paul Tilman
Sally Garland
Marriage: 26 September 1809
Elizabeth G. Tillman
Thomas W Tillman
Martha Tillman
Malinda Tillman
Paul Tillman Jr
Overton Garland Tilman
William D. Tillman
Sarah F Tillman

Sources (5)

  • Paul Tilman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Paul Tillman - birth-name: Paul Tilman
  • Paul Tilman in entry for Paul Tilman, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"

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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

1788 · Becomes the 10th state

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Danish Tillmann .

English: variant of Tillman .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): possibly a variant of Tilles with the addition of Yiddish man ‘man’, in the sense of ‘husband of Tile’.

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

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