John Bunyon Tillery

10 March 1828–28 November 1887 (Age 59)
Gordon, Georgia, United States

The Life of John Bunyon

When John Bunyon Tillery was born on 10 March 1828, in Gordon, Georgia, United States, his father, William Tillery, was 38 and his mother, Rebecca Huckaby, was 32. He married Mary Jane Margaret Marshall in 1854, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Fairmount, Gordon, Georgia, United States in 1860 and Fremont, Colorado, United States in 1880. He died on 28 November 1887, in Poteau, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Beaver Creek, Fremont, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bunyon Tillery
1828–1887
Mary Jane Margaret Marshall
1838–1864
Marriage: 1854
Rebecca Jane TILLERY
1855–1940
James Jefferson TILLERY
1856–1934
William Eleazer Tillery
1860–1929
Mary Frances Tillery
1864–1952
Columbus Henry TILLERY
1866–1955
John Robert Tillery
1866–
Charles Bunyon Tillery
1871–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1854
Georgia, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    George Washington Tillery

    Male1814–1880Male

    Benjamin Tillery

    Male1820–1880Male

    Rebecca Tillery

    Female1824–1848Female

    Male1828–1887Male

    Frances L Tillery

    Female1842–Female

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1835 · Second Seminole War

Age 7

The Second Seminole War, often called the Florida War, was a conflict between Native Americans and the United States. Taking place from 1835 until 1842, it is regarded as the lengthiest, most expensive conflict that the United States had with the Native American people. There were roughly 1,600 US military casualties and over 3,000 deaths among the Seminole people. The war was followed by a brief period of peace, but the government's insistence on removing Native Americans from Florida would eventually result in further conflicts.
1845

Age 17

Florida is 27th state.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Tillery in the parish of Orwell, Kinross-shire.

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

Story Highlight

John B and Mary Jane Tillery

After the civil war, John and Mary Jane Marshall Tillery moved from Gordon County Georgia to a farm in Benton Arkansas across form the old Duckworth School. They probably traveled by wagon with an oxe …

Sources (3)

  • John Tillery, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John B Tillery, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Bunyan Tillory in household of William Tillory, "United States Census, 1850"

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