Biography of David P. Tinkham
Owego, Tioga County, NY Biographies





DAVID PIXLEY TINKHAM, elsewhere mentioned in this volume, was the son of Dr. Samuel Tinkham. "Dr. Samuel Tinkham's mother was Sarah Standish, great granddaughter of Myles Standish, the eldest son of Sir Alexander, who was the son of Sir Edward Standish. and Ellen, daughter of Sir William Radeliff, earl of Sussex, and who was grandson of Sir Alexander Standish, who married Ann, daughter of Sir William Molyneux, duke of Norfolk." David was educated at Hamilton and Union colleges, and was graduated from the latter. He was a merchant in Owego several years, but died at the age of 33. In 1826 he married with Harriet Gould Drake, and these children were born to them: Sarah Emily, who married with Edward Gresswold Gibson; Arianna Augustina, who married with Gen. William P. Innes, and John F. Tinkham, who died at Grand Rapids, Mich. Dr. Edward Tinkham Gibson of Minneapolis, Minn., is the son of Edward G. and Sarah E. (Tinkham) Gibson. The children of Gen. Wm. P. and Arianna Innes were Robert, Lizzie Hathaway, Sarah Freligh, and William A. Tunes.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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