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Fountain Gillespie Tinsley
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1832
Barren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1896
Atascosa County
Texas, USA

Fountain Gillespie Tinsley is the son of Dr. John Turner Tinsley and Nancy Willis.

Fountain Gillespie Tinsley is on the Civil War Muster Rolls with Company G 36th Texas Calvary. He started as a private and ended as a private.

Fountain Gillespie Tinsley married Sarah Almeda Davis on June 29, 1854 in Gonzales, Texas.

Other children of Fountain and Sarah Tinsley:

Mary Lillian Tinsley born: 1855 died: 1902

Sarah Almedia Tinsley born: 1861 died:

Emma Boone Tinsley born: 1866 died: 1951

Elizabeth Tinsley born: 4-21-1868 died: 1-21-1892 Atascosa County, Texas Buried: Benton City Cemetery.

Cordelia V. Tinsley born: 1871 died: 1924

Sophamisfa Tinsley born: 1873 died: 1902

Martha "Mattie" W. Tinsley born: 1875 died: 1962 Married: Emmett Huett

Eddie B. Tinsley born: 12-27-1881 died: 9-30-1884 Atascoa County, Texas. Buried: Benton City Cemetery.

Family links: 
  John Turner Tinsley (1802 - 1878)
  Nancy Willis Tinsley (1802 - 1870)
  Sarah Almeda Davis Tinsley (1835 - 1924)*
  Mary Lillian Tinsley Sewell (1855 - 1902)*
  Emma Boone Tinsley Calk (1866 - 1951)*
  Elizabeth Tinsley (1868 - 1893)*
  Cordelia V. Tinsley Biggs (1871 - 1924)*
  Sophamisfa Tinsley Pue (1873 - 1902)*
  Eddie B. Tinsley (1881 - 1884)*
  Fountain Gillespie Tinsley (1832 - 1896)
  Virginia Tinsley Moore (1840 - 1865)*
*Calculated relationship
Benton City Cemetery
Atascosa County
Texas, USA
Created by: Trudy
Record added: Feb 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84599838
Fountain Gillespie Tinsley
Added by: Lynda Duncan Miles
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Rest in heavely peace g-g-g Uncle Fountain. You led an extrodinary life, and I wish I could have known you. I understand you were fond of music and dancing, and a fine performer on the violin, and all your exploits of battles with the Indians, the great ...(Read more)
- Lynda Duncan Miles
 Added: May. 15, 2012

- Trudy
 Added: Apr. 18, 2012

- Joyce Tinsley
 Added: Feb. 12, 2012

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