Arthur Green Tillman

Male8 July 1843–23 February 1918

Brief Life History of Arthur Green

When Arthur Green Tillman was born on 8 July 1843, in Lewisburg, Marshall, Tennessee, United States, his father, Jerry R. Tillman, was 33 and his mother, Sarah C. Davis, was 27. He lived in Upshur, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Upshur, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 February 1918, at the age of 74, and was buried in Gilmer, Upshur, Texas, United States.

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Jerry R. Tillman
Sarah C. Davis
Martha Elizabeth Tillman
Joseph Tillman
Mahala Tillman
E Paralee Tillman
Arthur Green Tillman
Leroy C Tillman
Minerva Margaret Tillman
Effie Francis Tilman

Sources (9)

  • Arington G Tillman in household of J R Tillman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Arthur Green Tillman, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Green Tillman, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Age 3

Historical Boundaries 1846: Upshur, Texas, United States


Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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