Robert H. Tamplin was, according to the 1880 U.S. Federal census, born about 1862 in Texas to Robert F. and Sarah Tamplin. The young Robert first married Mayry Matilda Shannon 28 April 1881 in Washington County, Texas. Several years later, he married Daisy Lincecum on 27 November 1888. Daisy was a daughter of Lysander R. Lincecum and Margaret Wood.
Robert and Daisy had at least four children. Three sons were Lloyd Tamplin, Robert H. Tamplin, and Roy Davis Tamplin. By 1900, Daisy was a widow.
- Census: June 1880 at Independence, Washington County, Texas
- Occupation: June 1880 at Washington County, Texas / Worked on Farm
Sources available upon request.
I haven't conducted much research into the life of Robert H. Tamplin, but I discovered several interesting newspaper articles I will share tomorrow in a notes report.