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Tinsley, John M.

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Tinsley, John M.
March 12, 2007 10:01PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 2nd ed.,
1885, Butler Co.

JOHN M. TINSLEY, Butler County, was born December 14, 1819, in Sumner
County, Tenn., and is a son of Isaac Tinsley, Jr., and Charlotte Tinsley,
nee Murray. The former was born in Amherst County, Va., and in early
youth came with his parents to Tennessee; was soldier in the war of 1812,
and took part in the battle of New Orleans. He removed to Barren County,
Ky., about the year 1834, and after a number of other removals, located
in Butler County in 1880 [sic]; he died in 1858, at the age of seventy-two
years. Charlotte (Murray) Tinsley was a daughter of Thomas and Hannah
(Bushnell) Murray, and in her union with Isaac Tinsley, Jr., was the
mother of the following children: James (deceased), Harriet L., (Holman),
John M., Calvin, Thomas W., Joseph K., Christopher C. (deceased),
Cynthia (Wolf, Burris and Mills), and Sophia J. (Oliver). John M. was
first married in 1846, to Mrs. Lucinda Quiesenberry, nee Nichols; she
was the daughter of John and Edith (Stovall) Nichols of Allen County;
she was the mother of the following children: Amanda A. (Doyle), Henry
C., and Emma J. (Lambert). She died in February, 1856, and Mr. Tinsley
married Mary D. Landrum of Barren County; she died in July, 1858, and he
married his third wife, June, 26, 1859, Lucinda A., daughter of John and
Nancy (Wainscott) Watkins of Allen County, born October, 9, 1834; this
union has been blessed by the birth of four children., viz.: Thomas E.,
Ulysses L., Isaac L., and Ida B. Mr. Tinsley is a farmer and owns 150
acres of land; he has also for many years engaged in black-smithing. In
politics he is independent. He is a member of the Christian Church.
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