Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Wordless Wednesday
General Nathaniel Tillman Family circa 1904

Reverend General Nathaniel Tillman 1880-1947
wife Ada Bledsoe Tillman 1882-1947
son Dewitt Tillman 1903-1978

The family was from Lincoln County, Mississippi.
Maternal cousins married into the Tillman family.

Photograph Courtesy of
Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library
100 S. Jackson St
Brookhaven, MS 39601
601-833-3369

Ancestors of Dewitt Tillman

6 comments:

  1. Made me smile. The parents look so proud and quietly happy. Wondered what their story was.

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    1. They probably had an interesting life. He was a pastor of one of the local churches and their six children likely kept them very busy.

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  2. What a gorgeous picture! I love how everyone's eyes are pointing right at the camera and how Ada's hand is resting on her husband's shoulder.

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    1. They do look happy, prosperous and content.

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  3. Wonderful photo! They do look happy, prosperous, and content. It's amazing how much a photo can show about how people feel.

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  4. They look like a happy family!! I love this photo!!

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