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Ephraim Tinder
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1789
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1872
Audrain County
Missouri, USA

Ephraim Tinder was born Wednesday, February 18, 1789 in VA. He was the son of Jesse Tinder and Aleapear Abel.
In the War of 1812, He enlisted at the courthouse in Louisa Co., VA for a period of six months as a substitute for brother David. He enlisted August 15 1814 and was discharged February 25, 1815. He served in the capacity of a teamster and furnished himself a four horse wagon and team. He served under Wagon Master Captain John S. Coleman.
During the time period of August 28, 1814 to December 3, 1814, he was in Captain George Morris's Company, 40th Virginia Regiment, 1st Brigade in service of the United States under command of Colonel William Truhart at Camp Bottom's Bridge under Brig. General William Chamberlayne.
He married Martha Bowles Carlisle Tuesday, October 19, 1819 in SC.
1 child was born to this union: T. C.
After the death of Martha in 1821, Ephraim married Nancy F. Morris Friday, December 15, 1826 in Albemarle Co., VA. They would be married 32 years and 26 days.
4 children would be born to this union: Martha B., Ephraim A., David M., and Cynthia Ann.
They were living in Nelson Co., VA in 1840. Ephraim purchased 440 acres in 1849 in Albemarle Co., VA. However, in June 1850, he was living in Wood Co., VA.
In September 1850 he applied for a Bounty Land Warrant for his service in the War of 1812. In March 1855, he applied for an additional 120 acres.
In 1858, they moved to Audrain Co., MO.
In 1871, he applied for a War of 1812 pension. The $8.00/month pension was rejected because this 81 year old man filled out the wrong section of the application.
Ephraim died Sunday, August 11, 1872 in Saling Township, Audrain Co., MO, aged 83 years, 5 months, and 24 days. Both wives and 2 sons preceeded him in death.
He was buried next to Nancy.
Family links: 
  Nancy F. Morris Tinder (1798 - 1859)
  Martha B. Tinder Burrus (1827 - 1888)*
  David M. Tinder (1830 - 1884)*
  Cynthia Ann Tinder Guin (1832 - 1878)*
*Calculated relationship

TINDER Ephriam died Aug. 11, 1872 aged 83 y. 5 m. 22 d. father
Note: Double stone with wife, Nancy. Stone is worn and very difficult to read.
Mount Pisgah Cemetery
Audrain County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Eve Heath
Record added: Oct 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16175808
Ephraim Tinder
Added by: Eve Heath
Ephraim Tinder
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