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Duff Tilly

Obituary of David Green Tilly, Clay City, Illinois.

David Green Tilly was born in Stokes County, N. C., November 16, 1834, and departed this life on July 9, 1916. At the age of eight years he went to Mountain City, Tenn. In 1860 he was married to Miss Elizabeth Barbara Duff. He served in the 6th North Carolina Cavalry during the War between the States. In September, 1865, he removed to Illinois. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and for several years served as Sunday school superintendent in Clay City, Ill. He was also a member of the Clay City Lodge, A. F. and A. M., and had obtained the honor of Past Master. Having no children of his own, he took an orphan boy and girl and reared them to manhood and womanhood. Comrade Tilly was of generous and sympathetic nature and worthy to be classed with the upright. He is survived by his wife, three brothers, and one sister.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, December, 1916.

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