Santa Fe Pike, MAURY COUNTY, TENNESSEE
James K.P. & Mary E. Timmons memorial.
James K.P. Timmons inscription. "Peaceful be thy silent slumber, the battle fought the victory won, thy warfare's o'er. Christain labor done."
TIMMONS, James K. P., 5 Apr 1841 - 6 Sep 1914. (Son S. H. & Malinda Sellers Timmons.) C.S.A.
TIMMONS, Mary E., 2 Apr 1848 - 5 Mar 1930. (Wife J. K. P. Timmons; daughter of Jesse & Martha J. Amis Evans.)
JAMES Knox Polk Timmons was born at Ashwood on 5 Apr 1841, the son of S. H. & Melinda Sellers Timmons. During the Civil War he fought in Co. A, 9th Tenn. Cav. Bn. & in Co.E, 8th Tenn Infantry. After the war, he returned to Maury Co., married Miss Mary B. Evans on 13 Jul 1865 and opened a mercantile establishment near Godwin. He was postmaster of the local office after 1878 and the agency received the name 'Timmons' after J.K.P. He was the father of five children.
Photos and information by Wayne Austin 9 Jun 2009. Visited here 8 Apr 2009.