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Rosemead in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Tilghman Andrews

(1846–1911)

 

— Savannah Memorial Park —

 
Tilghman Andrews Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
1. Tilghman Andrews Marker
Inscription.  Born in Maryland, he came to California in 1865 and served in the Civil War with Company H, 32nd Regiment, U.S. Infantry with the Union Army, where he was detailed to Indian Scout Duty, engaging in many skirmishes and fights in Arizona. In May of 1872 he married Sarah A. James, daughter of John M. James, a member of Captain Johnson’s wagon train that arrived in El Monte in 1852. They moved to El Monte in 1880 and settled on a ten-acre tract of land south of the Mountain View School, which they improved and later set for walnuts.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 4.875′ N, 118° 4.041′ W. Marker is in Rosemead, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Valley Boulevard east of Loma Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9263 Valley Blvd, Rosemead CA 91770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lester Burdick (here, next to this marker); Japanese Markers (a few steps from this marker); James Divine Durfee (within shouting distance of this marker);
Tilghman Andrews Marker and grave site image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
2. Tilghman Andrews Marker and grave site
Savannah Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); John Holt (within shouting distance of this marker); John Cleminson (within shouting distance of this marker); William L. Dodson (within shouting distance of this marker); William R. Dodson (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosemead.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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