John Bell, Jr. Tilden

ID Number: T01258
Biographical Data
Basic Identification
Gender: male Ethnicity: European American Immigration: Attributed Race: white Free or Enslaved: free
Birth & Family
Birth Date: 1801/06/05 Birthplace: unknown Mother: Jane Chambers Tilden Father: John Bell Tilden, Sr. 1st Spouse: 2nd Spouse:
Age Details
Age: 75 Age Group: elder adult (60+)
Life Details
Occupation(s): tinner Last Church: unknown Military Service: Last Residence: Lynchburg, Virginia Last Address:
Death Date: 1876/01/06 Death Note: none Place of Death: unknown Cause of Death: unknown
Burial & Undertaking
Burial Date: 1876/01/00 Funeral Home: Diuguid Indigent?:
Gravesite and Grave Marker Data
Grave Marker or Marker Fragment: yes Section: 102.W Confirmation Source for Location: gravemarker Grave Marker Erector(s): unknown Confirmation Source for Interment: gravemarker
Obituary and Biographical Detials

Brother of Mary Jane Tilden Victor; for many years he was business partners with John Ernest Krause

Beloved “Soldier’s Friend”—made frequent trips to Civil War front to see local soldiers and deliver letters, care packages, etc.

A founder of Lynchburg’s first hose company–precursor of fire department (BOBW)

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