Alexander Timmons picture

TIMMONS, Alexander A

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Ref. No. P001-118
Subject Alexander Ambrose Timmons
Location Georgia
Date ca. 1863
Caption A. A. Timmons
Notes Ambrose Alexander Timmons was born 9 August 1844 in Cherokee County, Georgia. He was a little over 16 when he enlisted in the Confederate army as a “Georgia Volunteer” under Capt. McCreary, 16th Georgia Infantry. He was wounded in battle at Knoxville. Following the war A. A. Timmons came to Young County, Texas, where he married Miss Mary Howard in April of 1873. They had nine children. Mr. Timmons died 9 September 1912 in Tonk Valley, Young County, Texas.
Source “Honored Pioneer Passes Away. Young County Loses One of Its Oldes[t] and Best Citizens Monday Night,” undated newspaper clipping from The Leader, in family papers of Wayne Timmons, Lubbock, Texas.


Submitter Dorman Holub, Chairman, Young County Historical Commission Graham, Texas
Date 27 December 2004
Notes The source for the newspaper clipping is The Graham Leader, Thursday, 12 September 1912.