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Dr. John Turner Tinsley

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US 90A, SH 183, Gonzales, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 30' 33.99823000008", -97° 27' 30.42255999996"
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    John Turner Tinsley was born circa 1809 in Sumner County, Tennessee to Moses and Elizabeth (Turner) Tinsley. He later became a physician and married Nancy Willis of Kentucky, with whom he had five children. The family came to Gonzales in 1834 and settled east of Water Street. Tinsley served the community as a physician, alderman, mayor and justice of the peace. He also took part in the Battle of Gonzales at the beginning of the Texas Revolution, and aided 's troops during the Runaway Scrape. The Texas patriot was buried here in 1878. Recorded - 2004

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Dr. John Turner Tinsley Historical Marker Location Map, Gonzales, Texas

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