generation 7, Tinsley
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about 1880: William Tinsley (1805-1883), age about 75. William was a
painter, and did oil paintings of his young daughter Eliza
Jane Tinsley (1837-1842) and his infant grandson Frederick
William Tinsley (1859-1861). The paintings are owned today by William's
great-great-grandson JAM (1945-).
Thanksgiving 1966. 317 North Ridgewood Rd, South Orange NJ.
Harriet Ray Merrill (1909-1978), 57; Alice Threet Murphy (1919-1976),47;
and Idah Grace Flewwellin Ray (1885-1974), 81.
In the background are two portraits painted by William Tinsley (1805-1883).
(1) The portrait above Harriet is the artist's wife Hannah Knott Holt Tinsley
(1801-1880). This portrait and a matching self-portrait of the artist (not shown here)
are owned by CRM(1940-).
(2) Above Idah is William's daughter Eliza Jane Tinsley (1837-1842).
This portrait and one of William's infant grandson Frederick William "Freddie" Tinsley (1859-1861) (not shown
here) are owned by JAM(1945-).