TINDER

Tindar

"Windows Into Our Past The Longhunters, Volume 3", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 2001.

Margaret Tinder

John Abel  m. 5 Oct 1777, Orange County , Virginia by banns to Margaret Tinder .  Both of St. Thomas ' Parish.[1]

James Tinder

James Tinder  m. 3 Feb 1785, Orange Co., VA by Rev. Nathaniel Sanders  to Molly Shadrick , daughter of Jobe Shadrick .[2]

Jesse Tinder

Jesse Tinder  m. 11 Dec 1786, Orange County , Virginia to Aleaper Abell [3]

Anthony Tinder  

Anthony Tinder  m. 18 Sept 1797 to Orange County , Virginia to Lucy Robinson , daughter of John Robinson .  Double wedding with Ike Richards  & Elizabeth Robinson , daughter of John Robinson[4].  Anthony Tinder appointed executor of the estate of John Jones, Orange Co., VA[5].  Anthony & Lucy (Robinson) Tinder  had:

·         Anthony Tinder , Jr. , m. 28 Feb 1831, Orange Co., VA to Huldah Peacher .[6]
·        
Lucy Tinder , m. 2 Mar 1831, Orange Co., VA to Ambrose Faulconer [7]
·        
Ann Tinder , m. 17 Apr 1834, Orange Co., VA to James Canaday [8]
·        
Catharine, m. 28 Aug  1834, Orange Co., VA, minister Jos A Mansfield , to Leman Davis [9]

James R. Tinder

James R. Tinder , b. 1798, VA; m. 9 Jan 1820, Orange Co., VA[10], by J.C. Gordon , Elizabeth T. Shadrack[11], daughter of __________ & Sarah (unknown)  Shadrack , b. 1799, VA.  We find them listed in the 1850 Orange Co., VA Census[12] as follows:

Tinder,     James R.                52, b. 1798, VA, overseer, 2,000 acres
               
Elizabeth T.            53, b. 1799, VA
               
James A.               24, b. 1826, VA, gold miner
               
Sarah M.                20, b. 1830, VA
               
Elizabeth  T.           18, b. 1832, VA

Benjamin Tinder

Benjamin Tinder  m. 15 Dec 1802[13], Orange County , Virginia to Nancy Terrill , who writes her own consent, of full age, Sur. Reubin Terrill , no relationship stated.[14]

James  R. Tinder

James  R. Tinder  (widower), son of John  & F. Tinder , b. 1824, Orange Co., VA; m 1st 12 Oct 1852, Orange Co., VA to Emily Saunders [15]; m 2nd 16 Jan 1881, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania Co., VA to Eliza  A. Orr , widow, b. 1839, Orange Co., VA.  James is listed as a gold miner.[16]

·         Jane Ann Frances , m. 25 Nov 1847, Orange Co., VA to George Bledsoe . [17]
·        
Arthur R. Tinder [18]
·        
Elizabeth  L. Tinder , daughter of James R. Tinder , Sr. , m. 24 Dec 1851, Orange Co., VA to Robinson C. Richards .[19]
·        
James  R. Tinder , Jr., son of James R. Tinder, Sr. , m. 22 Dec 1851 to Sarah M. Tinder [20]
·        
Bettie F. Tinder , daughter of James  R. & Martha  Tinder , b. 1852, Orange Co., VA; m. 28 May 1874, Spotsylvania Co., VA to George E. Lancaster , son of Wiliam C. & Mary F. Lancaster , b. 1848, Orange Co., VA[21].

William M. Tinder

William M. Tinder  (aka Waller M. ), m. 21 Feb 1852, Orange Co., VA to Sarah  E. Lancaster, daughter of Sarah Lancaster [22]

John  Tinder

John  Tinder , b. 1800, VA; m. ______ (Ross), d. bef. 1850.  John Tinder is listed in the 1850 Orange Co., VA Census[23] as follows:

Tinder,     John                      50, b. 1800, VA, farmer, 954 acres
               
Sarah E.                23, b. 1827, VA
                Thomas R.             20, b. 1830, VA, laborer
               
John A.                 16, b. 1834, VA, laborer
               
Richard W.            15, b. 1835, VA, laborer
               
Susan S.                13, b. 1837, VA
               
Lucy F.                  11, b. 1839, VA
               
Alliricius E. (m)        8, b. 1842, VA
               
Alvin A.                   5, b. 1845, VA
               
Virginia T.                2, b. 1848, VA
               
Ross, Sarah           75, b. 1775, VA

Most likely Sarah Ross is John Tinder 's mother-in-law, since she is living in his home and it appears from the information that his wife is now deceased.  John Tinder  had children:

1.       Sarah E. , b. 1827, VA
2.      
Thomas R. , b. 1830, VA
3.      
John A., b. 1834, VA
4.      
Richard W. , b. 1835, VA
5.      
Susan S ., b. 1837, VA
6.      
Lucy F. , b. 1839, VA
7.       Alliricius E. (m), b. 1842, VA
8.      
Alvin A., b. 1845, VA
9.      
Virginia T ., b. 1848, VA

Thomas Tinder

Thomas Tinder , b. 1804, VA; d. dec’d by 1855; m. 24 Dec 1824, Orange Co., VA to Nancy Mason , b. 1804, VA.  We find them listed in the 1850 Orange Co., VA Census[24] as follows:

Tinder, Thomas                   46, b. 1804, VA, farmer, 1,500 acres
                       
Nancy                     46, b. 1804, VA
                       
Lucy A.                   23, b. 1827, VA
                       
George T .               18, b. 1832, VA, laborer
                       
Elizabeth                  16, b. 1834, VA
                       
Adeline T .              14, b. 1836, VA
               
        Frazier                    10, b. 1840, VA
                        Amanda                     7, b. 1843, VA
                        Eugenia (f)                 6, b. VA

Thomas & Nancy (unknown)  Tinder  had eight (8) children:

1.       Lucy A., b. 1827, VA – is this the same person? Lucy Ann Tinder , daughter of Thomas & Lucy Tinder , b. 1822, Culpeper Co., VA; m. 3 Dec 1857, Orange Co., VA to Davis Wells  (widower), minister, son of Henry & Charity Wells , b. 1812, Kentucky.  His place of residence is listed as Alabama .[25]
2.      
George T., b. 1832 , VA, laborer; m. 20 Jan 1853, Orange Co., VA to Susan Herndon , daughter of John Herndon [26].p
3.       Elizabeth, b. 1834 , VA – could this be the correct one?, daughter of Thomas Tinder  m. 16 Mar 1852, Orange Co., VA to Thomas R. Tinder [27]  Thomas R. & Elizabeth (Tinder) Tinder  had:

·         Lunnuie Irene Tinder , daughter of Thomas R. & Elizabeth J. Tinder, b. 1869, Orange Co., VA; m. 7 Nov 1892, New Hope Church, Spotsylvania Co., VA to Morton Lancaster , son of Robert & Catherine J.  Lancaster , b. 1871, Orange Co., VA[28].

4.       Adeline Tutt,  b. 1836, Orange Co., VA; m. 29 May 1856, Orange Co., VA to William Lancaster , son of Jonathan & Sarah Lancaster , b. 1831, Orange Co., VA[29].
5.      
Frazier, b. 1840 , VA
6.       Amanda, b. 1843 , VA
7.      
Eugenia (f), b.1844, VA
8.      
Mildred S., m. 19 Dec  1846, Orange Co., VA to Nathaniel S. Jones [30]

Robinson C. Tinder

Robinson C. Tinder , b. 1807, VA; m. 16 Dec 1843[31], Orange Co., VA by Herndon Frazer , to Ann G. Mason , b. 1813, VA.  Robinson C. & Ann G. Mason Tinder  are listed in the 1850 Orange Co., VA Census[32] as follows:

Tinder, Robinson C .            43, b. 1807, VA, farmer, 2,016 acres
           
Ann G.                     37, b. 1813, VA
           
Lydia J.                     5, b. 1845, VA
           
Susan E.                   2, b. 1848, VA
           
Eliza J.                    26, b. 1824, VA (she may have been Robinson's sister)

Robinson C & Ann G. (unknown) Tinder  had two (2) children:

1.       Lydia J., b. 1845 , VA
2.      
Susan E., b. 1848 , VA

George W. Tinder

George W. Tinder , b. 1809, VA; m. 6  Nov 1833[33], Orange Co., VA, by Jos A. Mansfield , to Sarah Quisenberry , daughter of Quisenberry.  We find George W. & Sarah (Quisenberry) Tinder  listed in the 1850 Orange Co., VA Census[34] as follows:

Tinder, George W.                41, b. 1809, VA, farmer, 1,802 acres
           
Sarah                        32, b. 1818, VA
            Mary A .                   15, b. 1835, VA
            Virginia                     14, b. 1836, VA
            George W .               12, b. 1837, VA
            Margaret                   11, b. 1839, VA
            Amos E.                     8, b. 1842, VA
            Alpheus  (m)                5, b. 1845, VA
            Alphonzo                     3, b. 1847, VA

George W. & Sarah (Quisenberry)  Tinder  had:

1.       Mary A., b. 1835 , VA
2.      
Virginia E., b. 1836-1838 , Orange Co., VA to Henry P. Childress , son of Giles R. & Sarah E. (Pottes) Childress , b. 1838, Spotsylvania Co., VA[35].
3.      
George W., b. 1837 , VA; m. 30 Dec 1852, Orange Co., VA to Sarah E. Tinder [36]
4.      
Margaret, b. 1839 , Orange Co., VA; m. 25 Sept 1859, Orange Co., VA to John S. Chewning , son of William N. & Permelia  Chewning , b. 1836, Spotsylvania Co., VA[37].
5.      
Amos E., b. 1842 , Orange Co., VA; m. 28 Jan 1866, Orange Co., VA to Caroline F. Canaday , daughter of James & Ann (Tinder)  Canaday , b. 1844, Orange Co., VA[38].
6.      
Alpheus (m), b. 1845 , VA
7.      
Alphonzo, b. 1847 , VA

John A. Tinder

John A. Tinder , son of David Tinder , b. 1812, Louisa Co., VA; m 1st to Sarah (unknown) , d. by 1857; m 2nd 10 Mar 1857, Spotsylvania Co., VA to M. A. Talley , daughter of Richard & Elizabeth Talley , b. 1821, Louisa Co., VA[39]. 

John & Sarah (unknown)  Tinder  had five (5) children:

·         Susan S. Tinder , daughter of John Tinder , b. 1838, Culpeper Co., VA; m. 27 Dec 1859, Orange Co., VA to James T. H. Faulconer , son of James T. Faulconer , b. 1837, Culpeper Co., VA[40].
·        
Samuella Tinder , daughter of John A. & Sarah Tinder , b. 1843, Pike Co., Missouri; m. 29 Oct 1873, Spotsylvania Co., VA to Robert S. Pendleton  (widower), son of Edmund & Lucy E. Pendleton , b. 1833-35, Louisa Co., VA[41].
·        
Laura E. Tinder , daughter of John A. & Sarah F. Tinder , b. 1844, Pike Co., Missouri; m. 31 Aug 1865, Spotsylvania Co., VA to Robert S. Pendleton , son of Edmund & Lucy E. Pendleton , b. 1833-35, Louisa Co., VA[42].
·        
Lucy F. Tinder , daughter of John Tinder , b. Orange Co., VA; m. 20 Dec 1860, Orange Co., VA to William A. Faulconer , son of James T. Faulconer , b. Orange Co., VA[43].
·        
Edgar A. Tinder , son of John A & Frances (Shadrack)  Tinder , b. 1844, Orange Co., VA; m. 26 Oct 1865, Orange Co., VA to Cassandra B. Brooking , daughter of Charles R. & Susan M. Sanders Brooking, b. 1843, Orange Co., VA[44].

Richard Tinder

Richard Tinder , b. 1821, VA; m. Frances (unknown) , b. 1830, VA.  Richard & Frances (unknown) Tinder  are listed in the 1850 Orange Co., VA Census[45] as follows:

Tinder, Richard                     29, b. 1821, VA, farmer, 1,125 acres
           
Frances (f)               20, b. 1830, VA
           
Alonzo                        8, b. 1842, VA
           
Joseph A .                   7, b. 1843, VA

Richard & Frances (unknown)  Tinder  had two (2) children:

1.       Alonzo, b. 1842 , VA
2.      
Joseph A., b. 1843 , VA

John T.  Tinder, Jr.

John T.  Tinder, Jr. , b. 1824, VA; m. 3 Mar 1836[46], Orange Co., VA to Margaret A. Jacobs [47], daughter of Benjamin Jacobs [48], b. 1822, VA.  John & Margaret A. (Jacobs) Tinder , Jr. are listed in the 1850 Orange Co., VA Census[49] as follows:

Tinder,   John, Jr.                  26, b. 1824, VA, none
              Margaret A .,          28, b. 1822, VA
              Peyton L .,                3, b. 1847, VA
              John S. ,                    1, b. 1849, VA

John & Margaret A. (Jacobs) Tinder , Jr. had two (2) children:

1.       Peyton L., b. 1847 , VA
2.      
John S., b. 1849 , VA

Robert Tinder

Robert Tinder , b. 1825, VA is listed in the 1850 Orange Co., VA Census[50] as a miller.

Arthur Tinder

Arthur Tinder , b. 1828, VA; m. Margaret (unknown) , b. 1827, VA.  Arthur & Margaret (unknown) Tinder  are listed in the 1850 Orange Co., VA Census[51] as follows:

Tinder,   Arthur                      22, b. 1828, VA, farmer
             
Margaret                  23, b. 1827, VA
             
Cornelia J.                  1, b. 1849, VA

Arthur & Margaret (unknown)  Tinder  had one (1) child:

1.       Cornelia J., . b. 1849, VA


The first known Tinder ancestor is Elizabeth Tinder  who married John Richards .

Elizabeth Tinder

Elizabeth Tinder , m. John Richards .

John Richards  appears in the 1850 Orange County, Virginia Census as follows:

Richards,  John                     45 (b. 1805) VA    laborer   90 ac

                   Elizabeth             37 (b. 1813) VA

   Richard                16 (b. 1834) VA    laborer

   Eliza                     15 (b. 1835) VA

   James                  13 (b. 1837) VA

   Sarah                     6 (b. 1844) VA

John & Elizabeth (Tinder) Richards  had at least four (4) children:

1.       Richard, b. 1834 , Culpeper Co., VA

2.       Eliza, b. 1835 , VA

3.       James, b. 1837 , VA

4.       Sarah, b. 1844 , VA

For Further Information See Richards


[1] Marriage of Orange County Virginia 1747-1810, compiled and published by Catherine L. Knorr, © 1959 by Catherine L. Knorr, p. 1

[2] Marriage of Orange County Virginia 1747-1810, compiled and published by Catherine L. Knorr, © 1959 by Catherine L. Knorr, p. 91

[3] Marriage of Orange County Virginia 1747-1810, compiled and published by Catherine L. Knorr, © 1959 by Catherine L. Knorr, p. 91

[4] Marriage of Orange County Virginia 1747-1810, compiled and published by Catherine L. Knorr, © 1959 by Catherine L. Knorr, p. 71, 90

[5] Will Abstracts of Orange County, Virginia (1821-1838), abstracted and published by Ruth and Sam Spacracio, © 1986, p. 102

[6] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 126

[7] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 251

[8] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 251

[9] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 251

[10] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 126

[11] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 126

[12] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 21

[13] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 126

[14] Marriage of Orange County Virginia 1747-1810, compiled and published by Catherine L. Knorr, © 1959 by Catherine L. Knorr, p. 91

[15] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 308

[16] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 308

[17] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 251

[18] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 251

[19] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 261

[20] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 308

[21] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 187

[22] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 308

[23] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 27

[24] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 28

[25] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 326

[26] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 308

[27] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 308

[28] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 187

[29] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 188

[30] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 251

[31] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 126

[32] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 28

[33] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 126

[34] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 32,33

[35] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 60

[36] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 261

[37] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 58

[38] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 308

[39] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 308

[40] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 107

[41] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 242

[42] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 242

[43] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 108

[44] Marriages in Virginia Spotsylvania County, 1851-1900 and Orange County, 1851-1867, by Theresa Fisher, ©1992 by Theresa Fisher, p. 308

[45] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 32,33

[46] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 126

[47] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 126

[48] Virginia Historic Marriage Register Orange County Marriages,  1747-1850, by John  Vogt and T. William Kethley, Jr. © 1984 John Vogt, p. 126

[49] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 12

[50] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 22

[51] 1850 Census of Orange County, Virginia, by Rhonda S. Roberson, © by Rhonda S. Robertson, p. 23