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John Tillson
Birth: Oct. 12, 1825
Hillsboro
Montgomery County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1892
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War first as a Captain in the United States Regular Army, then was Colonel and commander of the 10th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 10, 1865. After the war he served breifly in the Regular Army (resigning in 1866 with the rank of Captain), and served in the Illinois State Legislature. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Tillson (1796 - 1853)
  Christiana Tillson (1798 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Ann Eliza Wood Tillson (1827 - 1905)*
 
 Children:
  Ada Maria Tillson (1854 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Holmes Tillson (1823 - 1865)*
  John Tillson (1825 - 1892)
  Robert Hiram Tillson (1830 - 1915)*
  Christiana M. Tillson (1838 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 15, Lot 5
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 2001
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