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William Russell Tilton
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1887
Christian County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1912
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Aged 24y; typhoid fever. William's grave is unmarked as designated by the windmill in the photo. His sister Viola Tilton Cliff is next to him (stone shown).
Died, at St. John's hospital at 6 p.m. Friday, March 29, 1912, of a complication of diseases, William Russell Tilton, of this city, aged 24 years and 7 months. Mr. Tilton was born in Pana, Aug. 29, 1887, and at the time of his death was employed as an express messenger on the Illinois Traction system. He had been in St. John's hospital for five weeks. He resided at 811 East Miller street.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Katherine Tilton; an infant daughter, Katherine Alexander Tilton; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Tilton, West Grand place, and three sisters, Misses Edith A., Clara May and Viola Florence Tilton, all of this city.

IL State Register, Springfield, IL 3-30-1912
The funeral of William Russel Tilton, who died Friday at St. John's hospital, will be held this afternoon at the family residence, 811 East Milelr street. Burial will be at Oak Ridge cemetery. The pall bearers will be six expressmen in the employ of the United States Express company.

IL State Register, Springfield, IL 3-31-1912 
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 19, 54; unmarked
Maintained by: BjJ
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Mar 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24974780
William Russell Tilton
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William Russell Tilton
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 Added: Oct. 25, 2014

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