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Joseph M. Tilford
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1811
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1897
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Joseph married Mary Ann Maxwell in Jefferson County, Indiana on 3 Sep 1833. In the 1850 census, Joseph and family are living in Madison, Jefferson, Indiana. J.M. Tilford age 38, capenter, Mary age 36, Eliza age 14, Emma J. age 11, John age 8, Samuel age 6 & Julia age 4. The 1860 census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana has Joseph born 1811 in Kentucky, occupation publisher, along with Mary born 1815 in Indiana, Emma H. born 1838 Indiana, John born 1841 Indiana, Samuel born 1843 Indiana, Julia born 1846 Indiana, and Alice born 1852 Indiana. Living with the Tilford family was Perry Hall, Mira Wiley & Maggie Donovan.

Joseph M. Tilford was the president of the Tippecanoe Club, Indianapolis, Indiana, according to the 1887-1888 Indianapolis City Directory. John L. Avery was secretary, who was Julia Tilford Avery's father-in-law, and Rev. Love H. Jameson was chaplain. In the 1893-94 Indianapolis City Directory, Joseph M. Tilford lived on Ritter Ave. in Irvington.

Son John, married 23 Oct 1866 Luna Meek; Samuel, Olive Grooms; Julia, John P. Avery, 4 Sep 1866; & Alice, Henry Garvey, 13 Jun 1877. All children married in Marion County, Indiana. I believe that Emma Tilford married Perry T. Hall, but have been unable to find a marriage record. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Maxwell Tilford (1815 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  Eliza E. Tilford Green (1834 - 1910)*
  Samuel E. Tilford (1843 - 1909)*
  Julia Victoria Tilford Avery (1844 - 1916)*
  Joseph Maxwell Tilford (1874 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: 3 44
 
Created by: jkb
Record added: Jul 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39571620
Joseph M. Tilford
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Joseph M. Tilford
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Joseph M. Tilford
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RIP Cousin
- Robin Tilford Gilbert
 Added: Feb. 4, 2014

- Rebecca Paddon
 Added: Sep. 27, 2011
 
 
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