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James Watt Tinkler

J.W. Tinkler
Full Name: James Watt Tinkler
Birth date: February 6, 1846
Death date: September 8, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 27th Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • 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.
  • 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 .
  • 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. Houston Post .
  • Brief biographical sketch, James W. Tinkler, p. 209. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.

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