Charner Price Tillman

1894–1950 (Age 56)
Hazlehurst, Copiah, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Charner Price

When Charner Price Tillman was born on 21 March 1894, in Hazlehurst, Copiah, Mississippi, United States, his father, Francis Haden Tillman, was 45 and his mother, Mary Isabella Price, was 31. He lived in Beat 1, Scott, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 1, Jackson, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 21 September 1950, at the age of 56, and was buried in Forest, Scott, Mississippi, United States.

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Francis Haden Tillman
Mary Isabella Price
Mary Belle Tillman
Francis Raymond Tillman
Charner Price Tillman
Lillie Katherine Tillman
Mack Willie Tillman
Herman Preston Tillman

Parents & Siblings

  • Francis Haden Tillman


  • Female1862–1944Female



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 13

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 15

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Tilman .2 Americanized spelling of German Tillmann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • C Price Tillman in household of Lillie Kate Tillman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Price Fillman in household of Francis H Fillman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Price Tillman in household of Mrs. M S Tillman, "United States Census, 1920"

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