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Gilmer, Robert Tilford 1817 - 1902

GILMER, SCOTT, TILFORD

Posted By: Deborah Brownfield - Stanley (email)
Date: 11/21/2003 at 13:55:57

Fairfield Ledger
June 4, 1902
Page 3 column 5

HE WAS A PIONEER. Robert Tilford GILMER died May 31, 1902....With one exception he was probably the oldest living resident of Jefferson County. He was not a member of the party of first settlers in Round Prairie Township, who located there on May 16, 1836, but was a nephew of James TILFORD, its leader, and had made his home here continuously since April 1837. Son of James and Elizabeth (TILFORD)GILMER, born in Adair County, Ky., Jan. 21, 1817. Married Dec. 11, 1855, near Berlin, Sangamon County, Ill., Anna Crayton SCOTT. Three children, only one of whom is now living, Frank GILMER of this city....Burial in Evergreen.


 

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