(Jim) Porter Kilpatrick
Made abt. 1899
|Jim Kilpatrick's First Wife, Florence Stiles - Born June 15, 1884|
My grandpa, James (Jim) Porter Kilpatrick, was born to Ephriam Reed Kilpatrick and Martha S. Lankford on February 05, 1881 on a farm near the little town of Flintville, Tennessee (Lincoln County). He was number eight of ten children born to Reed and Martha, but he was number fourteen of sixteen children that Reed would have by three wives. Martha died in 1886 and Jim and the other younger children would be raised by their teenage half-sister, Mary. Great-Grandpa Reed died in 1899. Jim married Florence Stiles on January 4th of the following year in Flintville, Tennessee. According to the 1910 Census, they lived on McCracken & Flintville Road. They would have three children, Beulah Ann, Lizzie May, and Andrew Washington. Florence died in November of 1924. She is buried in next to Grandpa in the Kilpatrick Cemetery near Flintville, Tennessee.
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