Elizabeth Gertrude Tillman

1876–1973 (Age 97)
Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Gertrude

When Elizabeth Gertrude Tillman was born on 5 January 1876, in Anson, North Carolina, United States, her father, David Chiles Tillman, was 40 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Arnold, was 30. She married John William Stitt on 19 June 1907. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in White Store Township, Anson, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 January 1973, in Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Elizabeth Gertrude Tillman
John William Stitt
Marriage: 19 June 1907
Arnold Haymie Stitt
William Tillman Stitt
David Leander Stitt

Spouse & Children

19 June 1907


  • Arnold Haymie Stitt


  • William Tillman Stitt


  • David Leander Stitt


Parents & Siblings

  • David Chiles Tillman


  • Martha Elizabeth Arnold




  • Frederick Shailon Tillman


  • Everard Ebert Tillman


  • John Chiles Tillman


  • Female1871–1951Female

  • David Arnold Tillman


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 1

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 26

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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)

  • Elizabeth Stitt in household of John W Stitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Tilman Stitt in household of John William Stitt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lizzie G Tillman in household of John Roberson, "United States Census, 1900"

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