James Watt Tinkler
Full Name: James Watt Tinkler
Date of birth: February 6, 1846
Date of death: September 8, 1924
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Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903
Rock Island / Colorado
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Military Service Notes
- Confederate States Army, Private, Company A, 5th Texas Cavalry. "Tinkler, James Watt (private) age 14 in 1860; enrolled in Company A, 5th Texas Cavalry, on August 17, 1861 at Columbus; captured at Apache Canyon, March 26, 1862; paroled at Fort Union, April 5, 1862; hospitalized at Fort Bliss, June 12 through June 26, 1862; left hospital without permission; exchanged, September 17, 1862."
Colorado County Confederate Soldiers, 2015.
- Obituary, "Vet's Funeral Slated Today: Services for Confederate to Be at Residence," 9/10/1924, p. 9. J.W. Tinkler, "Confederate veteran and formerly a member of the State legislature from Colorado county," death date Monday, 9/8/1924.
- James Watt Tinkler, born February 1846 in Colorado County, death date 9/8/1924 in Houston, Harris County.
FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
- J. Watt Tinkler, birth date 2/6/1846, death date 9/8/1924, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston. Includes obituary in Houston Chronicle 9/10/1924.
Find a Grave.
J.W. Tinkler, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
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