CHARLES W. AND MAGGIE M. GLINKE TILLOTSON
Charles W. Tillotson was born 18 October 1831 in Albany, New York; his father was David Tillotson.
Charles married Maggie M. Glinke on 1 June 1892 in Lafayette Township, Gratiot County, Michigan by John Balman, Justice of the Peace; a witness was Ida Glinke. Maggie M. Glinke was born in February 1871 in Germany coming to the United States in 1873; her father was F. Glinke.
Charles was elected to the following Lakefield Township Offices:
Elected as Superintendent of Schools on 4 April 1882.
Elected as School Inspector for one year on 3 April 1882.
Elected as School Inspector on 2 April 1883.
Elected as School Inspector on 6 April 1885.
Elected as Justice of Peace for a full term on 6 April 1885.
Charles was appointed to Postmaster of Galloway, Lakefield Township, Saginaw County, Michigan on 16 July 1889.
By 1894, Charles was appointed to Postmaster of Rathbone, Lafayette Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.
In 1900 Charles W. and Maggie M. were living in Lafayette Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.
Charles died on the 4 August 1906 in Lafayette Township, Gratiot County, Michigan and is buried in the Lafayette Township Cemetery.
SOURCES: Lakefield Township Records; Saginaw County and Gratiot County, Michigan Postmasters Appointments; 1890 Federal Census; Charles W. and Maggie M. Glinke Tillotson's marriage record; Charles W. Tillotson death record.
Pioneers of Lakefield Township - Left to Right: Jacob Brown, Lawrence Dubay, Alva Hinterman, David Dubay, Mr. Harris, George Easlick, Calvin Harris; Ray Rowell standing towards the top of photo and his daughters, Mildred, Dorothy, and Carrie Rowell, sitting on the wood pile. Carry Rowell later married Fred Honaman. photo from John and Linda Honaman Johnson.
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