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William Poindexter Timberlake
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1838
Henderson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1932
Madison County
Tennessee, USA

Newspaper clipping found among family papers.

W.P. Timberlake, 95, Dies; In Civil War

Retired Jackson Capitalist will be buried today.

Jackson, Tenn, Oct 2-- Capt. William Poindexter Timberlake, 95, retired capitalist cotton buyer, and one of Madison County's oldest citizens, died late tonight at his East Main Street Residence after a lingering illness.

He was born in Henderson County and moved to Jackson in 1869. During the Civil War Captain Timberlake served under command of Col Kit Williams, father of the late John Sharp Williams.

A member of Knights of Pythias Lodge, the First Methodist Church and John Ingram bivouac of Confederate veterans of Madison County, Captain Timberlake was prominently identified here. His home stands on the famous "Haskill Hill" where the late William Haskill, regarded as one of Tennessee's foremost orators, spent his childhood.

He is survive by two sons, W.G. Timberlake, Jackson attorney, and Charles R. Timberlake, planter of Crawford Miss.; a daughter, Miss Mary E. Timberlake of Jackson, and a brother John W. Timberlake of Madison County.

Funeral services will be held from Griffin's Chapel tomorrow afternoon, the Rev. T.W. Lewis, Methodist minister, officiating. The K. P. Lodge will have charge of the rites at the grave in Riverside Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Richard Timberlake (1788 - 1860)
  Tabitha Trice Timberlake (1802 - 1875)
  Susan Josephine Gilmer Timberlake (1847 - 1928)*
  William Gilmer Timberlake (1871 - 1967)*
  Mary Eleanor Timberlake (1876 - 1970)*
  Charles Richard Timberlake (1883 - 1972)*
  Mary Neal Timberlake Howard (1821 - 1864)**
  Leon Timberlake (1827 - 1827)**
  Julia Frances Timberlake Howard (1836 - 1909)*
  William Poindexter Timberlake (1838 - 1932)
  Nancy J. Timberlake (1840 - 1841)*
  Edward Julius Timberlake (1843 - 1909)*
*Calculated relationship
Riverside Cemetery
Madison County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Mary & Kent
Record added: Oct 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79355893
William Poindexter Timberlake
Added by: Wanda K. Lee
William Poindexter Timberlake
Added by: Wanda K. Lee
William Poindexter Timberlake
Added by: Wanda K. Lee
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- Shirley
 Added: Dec. 21, 2014
A Southern Hero and Patriot. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace. Deo Vindice
- Sam D. Hatcher
 Added: Aug. 27, 2014

- Mary & Kent
 Added: Oct. 26, 2011

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