Elizabeth TILLEY 

Elizabeth TILLEY[1, 2, 3]

Female Abt 1809 - 1884

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  • Birth  Abt 1809  Kings Creek, Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    • 1810, North Carolina -> DAR app 758865
    Gender  Female 
    Census  11 Nov 1850  District 85, Union, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    "Elizabeth Brookshier" was enumerated in the household of "James Brookshier" (51). Her birthplace i 
    • "Elizabeth Brookshier" was enumerated in the household of "James Brookshier" (51). Her birthplace is given as North Carolina. She is said to be unable to read and write. Other household members include Alvy (1), Elizabeth (5), Levi (19), Martha (17), Mary (8), and Nancy (14).
    Census  5 Aug 1860  Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Elizabeth Brookshire was enumerated in the household of James Brookshire (50). Her occupation is keeping house. Her age is given as 50 and her birthplace as North Carolina. Other household members include Jane (14), Elvina (Alvah?) (11), and Sarah (7). Son Levi and family live next door.
    Census  23 Jun 1870  Subdivision 54, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • "Elizabeth Brooksher" was enumerated in the household of "Jas Brooksher" (71). Her age is given as 60 and her occupation as keeping house. Her birthplace is given as North Carolina. Other household members include "Allvie" (19), Mary (19), and a child (8m).
    Census  4 Jun 1880  Tickanetly, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • "Elisabeth Brookshire" was enumerated in the household of her son Alvy M Brookshire (30). Her age is given as 70. She is widowed. Her birthplace, and both her parents', is given as Georgia. Other household members include Mary (30), James M (10), John O (9), Nancy S (8), Landrum F (7), Luthan C (6), Louis T (2), and Levi S (1m).
    Died  1884  , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1884, Gilmer Co GA -> DAR app 758865
    Buried 
    James and Elizabeth (Tilley) Brookshire Headstone
    James and Elizabeth (Tilley) Brookshire Headstone
    This is a new stone, placed by the descendents: the back has the following inscription:
    "Brookshire
    Honoring James and Elizabeth the descendants place this memorial in 1991
    "The Lord our God be with us, as he was with our fathers." 1 Kings 8:57A"

    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~batesmillerhistory/cemeterypages/brookshiretombstoneback.htm
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Elizabeth Tilley -> Facets of Fannin, p. 273
      Elizabeth Tilley -> DAR app 758865

      Connection to parents:
      Her parents are named as Stephen Tilley and Catherine Powell -> Facets of Fannin, p. 273
    Person ID  I1562  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified  27 Oct 2012 

    Father  Stephen TILLEY,   b. Abt 1784, Kings Creek, Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1826 
    Mother  Catherine POWELL,   b. 20 Sep 1785, , Culpeper, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, , Macon, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1806 
    Family ID  F34  Group Sheet

    Family  James BROOKSHIRE,   b. 10 Mar 1799, , Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Aft 1870, , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  21 Aug 1827  , Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    • Marriage Bond Index:
      Groom: James Brookshire
      Bride: Elizabeth Tilley
      Bond Date: 21 Aug 1827
      Bond Number: 000164225
      County: Wilkes
      Record Number: 01 026
      Bondsman: Benjamin Sherwood
      Witness: J. Saintclair
    Brookshire-Tilley Marriage License
    Brookshire-Tilley Marriage License
    Records the marriage of James Brookshire and Elizabeth Tilley
    Children 
     1. Levi BROOKSHIRE,   b. 9 Feb 1830, , Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1916, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Martha BROOKSHIRE,   b. 2 Aug 1832, , Wilkes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1904
    >3. Nancy Emeline BROOKSHIRE,   b. 22 Sep 1833, , , South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1916, , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Jane BROOKSHIRE,   b. 11 Apr 1847, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1928, Protection, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Alvin M. BROOKSHIRE,   b. 11 Nov 1850, Ellijay, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1889, , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sarah Caroline BROOKSHIRE,   b. 1854, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F32  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S346] Fannin County, Georgia, message board (http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.georgia.counties.fannin/mb.ashx), CBrookshire84, "Martha Brookshire," 26 Jun 1999 (Reliability: 3).
      http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.georgia.counties.fannin/215.217.265/mb.ashx

    2. [S374] Joanne Smith Pirkle Wright, "Davis Family (F159)," Facets of Fannin: A History of Fannin County, Georgia, Ethelene Dyer Jones, editor (Dallas, TX: Curtis Media Corporation, 1989), ., pp. 273-274 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S376] , , ; National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Library, Washington, D.C., Supplemental application; Margene Westbrook Roberts; National no. 758865, Add vol. 768; on William Brookshire (1756-1836, North Carolina), approved 1997 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S232] Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1), Year: 1860; Census Place: Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin, Georgia; Roll: M653_120; Page: 1088; Image: 552. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Elizabeth Brookshire
      Birth Date: abt 1810
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Residence Date: 1860
      Residence Place: Georgia Militia District 1027, Fannin, Georgia
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=11069404&ti=0&indiv=try

    5. [S221] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432,), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 85, Union, Georgia; Roll: M432_84; Page: 273; Image: 429. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Elizabeth Brookshier
      Birth Date: abt 1809
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Residence Date: 1850
      Residence Place: District 85, Union, Georgia
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1850usfedcenancestry&h=18983338&ti=0&indiv=try

    6. [S249] Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1880 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limite), Year: 1880; Census Place: Tickanetly, Gilmer, Georgia; Roll: T9_148; Family History Film: 1254148; Page: 618.1000; Enumeration District: 108; Image: 0878. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Elisabeth Brookshire
      Birth Date: abt 1810
      Birth Place: Georgia
      Residence Date: 1880
      Residence Place: Tickanetly, Gilmer, Georgia, United States
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=8617006&ti=0&indiv=try

    7. [S241] Ancestry.com, 1870 United States Federal Census (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.Original data - 1870. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnes), Year: 1870; Census Place: , , ; Roll: M593 (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Elizabeth Brooksher
      Birth Date: abt 1810
      Birth Place: North Carolina
      Residence Date: 1870
      Residence Place: Subdivision 54, Gilmer, Georgia
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&h=1090756&ti=0&indiv=try

    8. [S185] Ancestry.com, "North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868," database, Ancestry.com; citing State of North Carolina. An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives. Raleigh, NC, USA: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1977. (http://www.ancestry.com), entry for James Brookshire and Elizabeth Tilley 1827 marriage bond; (Reliability: 3).
      http://tinyurl.com/yc92frn




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