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Appling County, GA
Tillman Family Records
[Source: This is an excerpt from "The record and genealogy of the (Tilghman-Tillman-Tilman-Tilmon) family, 1225-1938" : by Stephen Frederick Tillman; Ann Arbor, Mich.: Edwards Bros., 1939]



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JOHN TILLMAN, son of James and Martha (Marlow) Tillman, was born 1812 and died 1897, in Appling County, Georgia. The records of the State show that from March 24, 1846 to March, 1852, he was Judge of the Inferior Court of Appling County. Records of the War Department show that in the War Between the States he served with Troop K, 4th Georgia Cavalry, Confederate Army. Judge Tillman married 1833 Sarah Elizabeth Coursey.
Issue: James Coursey, born January 30, 1835, Caroline, born 1841, Stephen, born 1843, John, born 1845, Robert Marlow, born 1849, Joseph, born 1850, Joshua, born 1856, and Sarah, born 1857.

JAMES COURSEY TILLMAN, son of John and Sarah (Coursey) Tillman, was born January 30, 1835 and died April 6, 1908. The records of the War Department show that in the War Between the States he served with Troop K, 4th Georgia Cavalry, Confederate Army. Mr. Tillman married April 11, 1860 Martha A. Eason, who was born June 10, 1836 and died March 18, 1915, and settled in Appling County, Georgia.
Issue: Isabelle E. born February 20, 1861 and died December 7, 1901, who married March 2, 1881 W. W. Roberson: W. H., who married Malinda Dukes: A. M., who married Bethany Davis. Luna, who married J. M. Martin: Sallie, born February 23, 1870 and died December 27, 1875: Leila E. born May 1, 1874, who married Mr. Overstreet: Alticus Haygood, born June 10, 1881, and Lara G. born February 10, 1877.

SARAH TILLMAN, daughter of James and Martha (Marlow) Tillman, was born September 22, 1813 and died August 29, 1903. She married October 22, 1829 Moses S. Eason, who was born December 5, 1807 and died November 30, 1862, and settled in Appling County, Georgia.
Issue: Nancy, born 1840, Leonard C. P. born August 1, 1843, Rebecca, born 1846, Cole, born 1849, and Diner, born 1856.

LEONARD C. P. EASON, son of Moses and Sarah (Tillman) Eason, was born August 1, 1843 in Appling County, Georgia, and died February 18, 1912. He married September 28, 1865 Georgianna Rogers.
Issue: Archibald Clark, born January 9, 1883, who married April 13, 1907, Clyde Sellers, and is now living in Surrency, Georgia: a daughter, who married J. V. Tippins, and is now living 1705 Wilson Avenue, Brunswick, Georgia: E. R. who is now living in Ludocici, Georgia: and J. P. who is now living R-l, Surrency, Georgia.

LARA G. TILLMAN, daughter of James and Martha (Marlow) Tillman, was born February 10, 1877 in Appling County, Georgia. She married September 6, 1894 B. F. Hunter, and is now living in Surrency, Georgia.
Issue: Emmett C. born October 25, 1895, Alma G. born January 21, 1898, Benjamin Harry, born May 24, 1900, Harley B. born November 10, 1902, William A. born November 14, 1904, Frederic L. born January 15, 1907, Kermett, born December 18, 1909, Lorain D. born February 3, 1911, Nelson, born February 9, 1913, John Coursey, born May 26, 1915, and Joseph, born January 3, 1918 and died January 4, 1919.

ROBERT MARLOW TILLMAN, son of John and Sarah (Coursey) Tillman, was born 1849 in Appling County, Georgia. He married 1873 Emily Jane Eason. Issue: Robert Habbie, born 1874, Felix Eason, born July 16, 1877, Sarah, born 1880, who married Henry Knight: John Marlow, born November 28, 1884, and Gordon L. born 1887.

ROBERT HABBIE TILLMAN, son of Robert (1120) and Emily (Eason) Tillman, was born 1874 in Appling County, Georgia. He married first 1892 Lula Hunter, who was born 1874 and died 1904.
Issue by first marriage: Robert Reppard, born 1895, Elbert Lowe, born 1897, Pauline, born 1899 and died 1904: and Herschel Clifton, born July 4, 1902. Mr. Tillman married secondly April, 1908 Nora Burk, and is now living in Surrency, Georgia.

ROBERT REPPARD TILLMAN, son of Robert and Lula (Hunter) Tillman, was born 1895 in Appling County, Georgia. He married 1915 Verda C. Quinn, and is now living in Surrency, Georgia.
Issue: Lamarie, born 1918, Kendrie, born 1920, Welda, born 1922, Nila Lee, born 1925, Cecil, born 1925, and William, born 1927.

ELBERT LOWE TILLMAN, son of Robert and Lula (Hunter) Tillman, was born 1897 in Appling County, Georgia. He married 1920 Nora Harrell, and is now living in Surrency, Georgia.
Issue: Verma, born 19SS, Loubta, born 1924, Raford, born 1926, Neila, born 1928, and Hall, born 1929.

HERSCHEL CLIFTON TILLMAN, son of Robert and Lula (Hunter) Tillman, was born July 4, 1902 in Appling County, Georgia. He married February 19, 1921 Ruth Collins, and is now living in Surrency, Georgia.
Issue: Verma Pauline, born July 30, 1922, Loubta, born August 28, 1924, Raiford Herschel, born June 16, 1926, Juanita, born May 29, 1928, and Emily Hazel, born August 2, 1929.

FELIX EASON TILLMAN, son of Robert and Emily (Eason) Tillman, was born July 16, 1877 in Appling County, Georgia. He married January 13, 1905 Mary Adell Mattox, who was born July 7, 1876, and is now living in Surrency, Georgia.
Issue: Parks Marlow, born October 28, 1905, Felix Ulysses, born October 25, 1907, Dicey Sophronia, born March 30, 1910, Altamae, born May 21, 1912, Henry Curtis, born October 13, 1914, Ida Jane, born September 25, 1917, and Angle Adell, born April 11, 1920.

JOHN HARLOW TILLMAN, son of Robert and Emily (Eason) Tillman, was born November 28, 1884 in Appling County, Georgia. He married December 2, 1913 Minnie Collins, and is now living in Surrency, Georgia.
Issue: Robert Wilbur, born November 28, 1914, Jewell Elizabeth, born October 8, 1917, and John Montague, born April 14, 1924.

SUSAN TILLMAN, daughter of James and Martha (Marlow) Tillman, was born January 28, 1820 in Tattnall County, Georgia, and died May 13, 1893. She married first 1833 Turby Fields Thomas, who died December 22, 1845.
Issue by first marriage: Mary, born November 25, 1843, who married John J. Roberson. Mrs. Thomas married secondly 1847 Paul Carter, who was born May 7, 1824.
Issue by second marriage: Rebecca, born October 29, 1847 and died November 23, 1924, who married Edward Elliott Mims: Missouri, born October 20, 1849, James Isham, born March 24, 1852, who married Ada Ketterer: Paul Hayne, born December 3, 1854, who married Myra Kennedy: David Porter, born February 26, 1857, who married Isabelle Kennedy: and Tillman T. born September 26, 1859, who married Annie Hamilton.

MISSOURI CARTER, daughter of Paul and Susan (Tillman) Carter, was born October 20, 1849 in Appling County, Georgia. She married December 21, 1870 Edward Taylor Kennedy, who was born May 4, 1847, and is now living in Baxley, Georgia.
Issue: Paul Carter, born November 5, 1871, Edward Lee, born February 28, 1873, Maggie Belle, born February 6, 1875, Rebecca Lillian, born November 24, 1876, Susie Edna, born June 26, 1878, James Isham, born July 10, 1880, Gordon Brown, born June 16, 1882 and died January 19, 1903: Maidie, born July 24, 1884, Allan Virgil, born October 9, 1887, and Burton L. born November 24, 1893.




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