James Bowers Tilghman Jr.
- Born: 9 Jun 1848, Petersburg, Dinwiddie Co., Virginia
- Marriage: Sallie Garlick on 27 Sep 1877 in Northampton Co., N.C.
- Died: 29 Apr 1928, Weldon, Halifax Co., N. C. at age 79
- Buried: Weldon, Halifax Co., N. C.
Cause of his death was Uremia (3 dys) / Arteriosclerosis (5 yrs) / Hip "Fall" (1 yr).
The 1860 Federal Census for Western District, Halifax Co., North Carolina, Weldon P. O., page 463A, dated August 11, 1860 records James B. Tilghman (12 - VA) with his parents James B. (44 - MD) and Virginia E. M. (35 - VA) Tilghman and siblings Virginia M. (16 - MD), Ella (14 - MD), Mary E. (10 - MD), Harriett (8 - NC), Indianna W. (2 - NC). James is an Agt for the P. R. R. Co. and has real estate valued at $406 and a personal estate valued at $3,423. Also in the household is Ida Whitten (16 - VA).
The 1880 Federal Census for the Town of Weldon, Halifax Co., North Carolina, District 133, page 516A, dated July 12, 1880 records J. B. Tilghman (64 - MD/MD/MD) with his wife V. E. M. Tilghman (35 - VA/VA/VA) and children C. C. (16 - NC) and N. L. W. (14 - NC). James is a Book Keeper and C. C. is a Clerk in a Store. Also in the household is a servant and cook, Liah Nicholson (25 - VA).
See general notes on his daughter, Willie Lee Tilghman, for 1900 census facts.
North Carolina, Deaths, 1906-1930
Name: James Bowers Tilghman
Marital Status: Married
Age: 79y 10m 20d [June 9, 1848 by calculation]
Birth Date: 1849
Birth Place: Petersburg, VA
Death Date: 9 Apr 1928
Death Place: Weldon, Halifax, North Carolina
Burial Date: 10 Apr 1928
Burial Place: Weldon, NC
Father: James Bowers Tilghman born in Kent Co., Maryland
Mother: Virginia Wills born in Virginia
Spouse: Sallie G. Tilghman
Reference ID: 95
FHL Film Number: 1907344
Informant: Sallie G. Tilghman of Weldon, N.C.
James married Sallie Garlick on 27 Sep 1877 in Northampton Co., N.C. (Sallie Garlick was born on 27 Mar 1855 in King William Co., VA, died on 27 Aug 1939 in Weldon, Halifax Co., N. C. and was buried in Weldon, Halifax Co., N. C..) The cause of her death was Arteriosclerosis (many years).
North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004
Name: Jas B Tilghman Jr.
Birth Date: abt 1848
Spouse: Sallie Gee Garlick
Spouse Gender: Female
Spouse Age: 22
Marriage Date: 27 Sep 1877
Marriage County: Northampton
Marriage State: North Carolina