1941 History of Union County

Lulu Leonard

Dies at 105

Tilman Maims died at the home of his son, Andrew, in Anna last spring and was nearly 106 years old. Tilman was 24 years old when Lincoln and Douglas held their famous debate in Jonesboro and he served in the Union Army during the Civil War.

This picture was taken by a Gazette-Democrat photographer on his 105th birthday.

Extracted 11 Sep 2017 by Norma Hass from History of Union County, by Lulu Leonard, published in 1941.

Templates in Time