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James Tilton "Tillie" Winkler
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1875
Saline County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1950
Chariton County
Missouri, USA

James Tilton "Tillie" Winkler was the son of James W. Winkler (1842-1920) and Rebecca (Mulanix) Winkler (1848-1941).

Tillie was the only son of his parents. He had the following known sisters:

Ida Belle Winkler 1868-1941
Mary Winkler 1871-
Maggie Winkler 1873-
Florence Bertie Winkler 1879-
Susie Winkler 1883-

In about 1897, Tillie married Florence Amanda Rynn (born in 1878). They had the following known children:

Trilby Winkler 1897-
Maybel/Mable Winkler 1900-
Virgil Leonard Winkler 1903-1968
Lucilla Winkler 1909-

In 1900, Tillie was working for the railroad in Moberly, Randolph County, Missouri. In 1910, this family was living in Shelby, Bureau County, Illinois, in an area called Smoky Hollow where Tillie was the village police.

On September 12, 1918, Tillie registered for the World War I draft. His address at that time was 536 N. 5th Avenue, Kankakee, Illinois. He was a laborer for the N. C. Freight House in Kankakee. His wife Florence was living at a different address at this time, 391 Stone Street in Kankakee.

In 1920, Tillie was living in Moberly, Missouri with his parents James and Rebecca Winkler, and he was employed as a bridge builder for the railroad.

Tillie died in 1950 at the age of 74. Missouri Death Certificate 4228. His address at the time of death was 205 S. Ash Street, Keytesville, Missouri.

- Written by Blytha (Dennis) Ellis, distant cousin.
Family links: 
  James W. Winkler (1842 - 1920)
  Rebecca Florence Mullinix Winkler (1854 - 1939)
  James Tilton Winkler (1875 - 1950)
  Thomas Winkler (1888 - 1890)*
*Calculated relationship
Keytesville City Cemetery
Keytesville Township
Chariton County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Blytha & Donald Ellis
Record added: Sep 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76138330
James Tilton Tillie Winkler
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- Blytha & Donald Ellis
 Added: Sep. 7, 2011

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