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Descendants of Thomas Tilton

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. Thomas Tilton   was born 1740 in Cecil County, Delaware, and died February 1793 in Washington County,Pennsylvania.  He married Rebecca Deborah Farrell Abt. 1767 in Maryland, daughter of James Farrell and   Grace Fish. She was born January 02, 1740/41 in Talbot County, Maryland, and died September 1784 in Redstone Fort,Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.Burial: Hopewell Cemetery, Washington County,Pennsylvania

Notes for Thomas Tilton:

With a group of fellow Quakers in 1769 he and his young family moved to Redstone Old Fort in south west PA. and settled on the east bank of the Monongahela River. Thomas and son, John were squatters on the west bank of theOhio River in the 1780's. Thus the town of Tiltonsville, Warren twp., Jefferson Co., OH, reflects the early Tilton occupation in Ohio.
Census: 1790, Washington County, Pennsylvania

 

Children of Thomas Tilton and Rebecca Farrell are:

+ 2 i. John Tilton, born May 17, 1768 in Talbot County, Maryland; died June 05, 1853 in Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio.

+ 3 ii. Richard Tilton, born May 30, 1774 in Redstone Fort, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; died October 08, 1864 in Ogle County, Illinois.

4 iii. William Tilton, born October 30, 1776 in Redstone Fort, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. He married Deliah Perkins.

+ 5 iv. Elijah Tilton, born March 24, 1778 in Redstone Fort, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; died in White County, Indiana.

Generation No. 2

2. John Tilton  was born May 17, 1768 in Talbot County, Maryland, and died June 05, 1853 in Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio. He married Grace Johnson April 04, 1794. She was born March 13, 1774 in New Jersey,
and died June 10, 1862 in Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio.Burial: Otterbein Cemetery, Jackson Township,
Vinton County, Ohio

Notes for John Tilton:

John Tilton,of Hocking County, dated January 28,1853, proven July 26, 1853.
Wife Grace, sons Richard I Tilton of Licking County, Ohio and Simeon H. Tilton. Son Simeon to have " land warrant calling for 80 acres issued by the Government of the United States to me for services as a soldier in the Indian War and which
said warrant was once delivered to the said Richard I, with a venue of his locating the same for my use." The deceased served as a Private in Captian Edward Butters company , Indian War. Witness: Bernard Moody, Lewis Starkey, Enoch Starkey.

 

Children of John Tilton and Grace Johnson are:

6 i. Elizabeth Coleman Tilton, born September 07, 1811 in Ohio; died May 26, 1905 in Hocking County, Ohio. She married Elijah Brown August 09, 1832 in Hocking County, Ohio; born July 02, 1811 in Ohio; died February 02, 1860 in Hocking County, Ohio. Burial: Otterbein Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio

+ 8 iii. Simon H. Tilton, born August 18, 1809 in Washington County, Pennsylvania; died December 31, 1876 in Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin.

+ 9 iv. Thomas Elijah Tilton, born February 07, 1800 in Washington County, Pennsylvania; died Aft. 1880 in Possibly Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

10 v. Jane Tilton, born April 17, 1795 in Washington County, Pennsylvania. She married John D. Parker October 27, 1812.

11 vi. Deborah Feril Tilton, born April 13, 1804 in Washington County, Pennsylvania; died July 23, 1805 in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

12 vii. Rebecca Tilton, born January 20, 1805 in Washington County, Pennsylvania. She married Daniel Tilton.

+ 13 viii.  Sarah J. Tilton, born January 24, 1807 in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

14 ix. William Tilton, born April 23, 1815 in Fairfield County, Ohio.

15 x. Mary Jane Tilton, born September 18, 1802 in Washington County, Pennsylvania. She married John Phillips February 11, 1836.

 

3. Richard Tilton   was born May 30, 1774 in Redstone Fort, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and died October 08, 1864 in Ogle County, Illinois. He married (1) Mary Cass. She was born 1800 in Virginia. He
married (2) Unknown.

Notes for Richard Tilton:

Richard Tilton, the first settler of Virginia twp., came to this county in 1805. Hewas born at Red Stone Fort near Pittsburgh in 1774 at a time when the region was embroiled in a fierce Indian war. When a boy he was captured on Short Creek, Jefferson county, OH. His home at the time was in Pennsylvania, and he had crossed the Ohio to dig ginseng root, an article of commercial value, which grew there in rich profusion. He was taken to Sandusky and remained a prisoner for six weeks, when he was released. OUR COUNTY COSHOCTON, L.C. Shaw,former Supt. of Coshocton County Schools HISTORY OF COSHOCTON CO.`1740-1881 HILL

-Tax Record 1832, Virginia twp., Coshocton Co., OH Richard Tilton
-1840 Census, Virginia twp., Coshocton Co., OH Richard Tilton 60-69

 

Children of Richard Tilton and Mary Cass are:

+ 16 i. Richard Tilton, born 1816 in Virginia Township, Coscohton County, Ohio.

+ 17 ii. Laben Tilton, born 1821 in Virginia Township, Coscohton County, Ohio.

+ 18 iii. Daniel Tilton, born 1828 in Virginia Township, Coscohton County, Ohio.

 

5. Elijah Tilton  was born March 24, 1778 in Redstone Fort, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and died in White County, Indiana. He married Mary
Ann Craig
. She was born October 08, 1783 in Washington County,
Pennsylvania.

Notes for Elijah Tilton:

1850 Census of District 150, White County, Indiana:

 

Child of Elijah Tilton and Mary Craig is:

19 i. Charles W. Tilton, born 1826 in Ohio.

Generation No. 3

 

8. Simon H. Tilton  was born August 18, 1809 in Washington County, Pennsylvania, and died December 31, 1876 in Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin. He married Eliza Brown April 09, 1832 in Hocking County,
Ohio. She was born 1810 in Ohio.

Notes for Simon H. Tilton:

1850 Census of Benton Twp., Hocking County, Ohio:
1860 Census of Green Township, RossCounty, Ohio:
1870 Census of Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin:

Children of Simon Tilton and Eliza Brown are:

+ 20 i. Elijah Tilton, born 1833 in Ohio.

21 ii. Rebecca Tilton, born 1836 in Ohio. She married Unknown Bowen.

22 iii. Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Tilton, born 1850 in Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio.

23 iv. Simon H. Jr. Tilton, born September 21, 1857 in Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio; died November 15, 1858 in Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio. Burial: Liberty Ridge Cemetery, Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio

 

9. Thomas Elijah Tilton  was born February 07, 1800 in Washington County, Pennsylvania, and died Aft. 1880 in Possibly Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. He married Mary " Polly" Chilcote March 07, 1820 in
Hocking County, Ohio. She was born February 11, 1806 in Virginia, and died February 21, 1886 in JacksonTwp., Vinton County, Ohio. Burial: Otterbein Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio

1830 Census of Eagle Township, Hocking County, Ohio:
1840 Census of Jackson Township, Hocking County, Ohio (Now Vinton)
1850 Census of Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio:
1860 Census of Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio
1870 Census Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio

 

Children of Thomas Tilton and Mary Chilcote are:

+ 24 i. Esther C. Tilton, born April 15, 1827; died April 04, 1898.

25 ii. Richard J. Tilton, born November 02, 1830 in Ohio; died October 28, 1853 in Jackson Twp., (now Vinton) Hocking County, Ohio. Burial: Otterbein Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio

26 iii. Samuel R. Tilton, born 1833 in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio. He married Pheldiah Ellie Waldron; born in Ohio; died in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio. Burial: Pike Run Cemetery, Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio

+ 27 iv. Permelia " Amelia " Tilton, born Abt. 1843.

+ 28 v. Samantha E. Tilton, born February 17, 1847; died July 18, 1907.

+ 29 vi. John T. Tilton, born January 23, 1823 in Indiana; died July 08, 1894 in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

 

13. Sarah J. Tilton  was born January 24, 1807 in Washington County, Pennsylvania. She married Enoch Starkey April 23, 1838 in Hocking County, Ohio. He was born Bet. 1806 - 1815 in Virginia, and died
Aft. 1860 in Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio.

 

Children of Sarah Tilton and Enoch Starkey are:

30 i. Thomas Starkey, born May 11, 1846 in Ohio; died November 07, 1915 in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio. He married (1) Mary E.; born 1844 in Ohio; died Bef. 1900. He married (2) Catherine; born 1853 in Ohio.

Notes for Thomas Starkey:

1880 Census of Salt Creek Twp., Hocking County, Ohio:
1900 Census of Salt Creek Twp., Pickaway Co., Ohio:

31 ii. John F. Starkey, born 1844 in Ohio.

32 iii. Barbara Starkey, born 1841 in Ohio.

33 iv. Samuel S. Starkey, born Abt. July 01, 1845 in Ohio; died July 08, 1879 in Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio.

34 v. Mary Jane Starkey, born 1840 in Ohio.

35 vi. George Washington Starkey, born October 03, 1838 in Ohio; died May 30, 1905 in Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio.

36 vii. Enoch Starkey, born Bet. 1848 - 1849 in Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio.

37 viii Elizabeth Starkey, born Bet. 1839 - 1840 in Ohio.

 

 

16. Richard Tilton was born 1816 in Virginia Township, Coscohton County, Ohio. He married Mary. She was born 1818 in Virginia.

Notes for Richard Tilton:

1850 Census of Eagle Township, Ogle County, Illinois:

 

Children of Richard Tilton and Mary are:

38 i. Horace Tilton, born 1838 in Ohio.

39 ii. Nancy Tilton, born 1844 in Ogle County, Illinois.

40 iii. Susan Tilton, born 1847 in Ogle County, Illinois.

41 iv. Emery Tilton, born 1849 in Ogle County, Illinois.

 

 

17. Laben Tilton  was born 1821 in Virginia Township, Coscohton County, Ohio. He married Susan. She was born 1827 in Virginia.

Notes for Laben Tilton:

1850 Census of Eagle Township, Ogle County, Illinois:

Children of Laben Tilton and Susan are:

42 i. William Tilton, born 1842 in Ogle County, Illinois.

43 ii. George Tilton, born 1844 in Ogle County, Illinois.

44 iii. Sophia Tilton, born 1846 in Ogle County, Illinois. She married M. S. Moore February 15, 1863 in Ogle County, Illinois.

45 iv. Orrin B. Tilton, born 1848 in Ogle County, Illinois. He married Rebecca Boyles August 24, 1870 in Ogle County, Illinois.

46 v. Emma Tilton, born 1849 in Ogle County, Illinois.

 

18. Daniel Tilton  was born 1828 in Virginia Township, Coscohton County,
Ohio. He married Jane. She was born 1829 in Ohio.

Notes for Daniel Tilton:

1850 Census of Eagle Township, Ogle County, Illinois:

 

Child of Daniel Tilton and Jane is:

47 i. John W. Tilton, born 1849 in Ogle County, Illinois.

 

Generation No. 4

 

20. Elijah Tilton was born 1833 in Ohio. He married Lydia Ann Mercer August 31, 1856 in Hocking County, Ohio. She was born 1836 in Ohio.

Notes for Elijah Tilton:

1860 Census of Green Township, Ross County, Ohio:

 

Child of Elijah Tilton and Lydia Mercer is:

48 i. Margaret Tilton, born 1859 in Green Township, Ross County, Ohio.

 

24. Esther C. Tilton  was born April 15, 1827, and died April 04, 1898. She married Leander Wine March 12, 1846 in Hocking County, Ohio. He was
born 1820.

 

Children of Esther Tilton and Leander Wine are:

+ 49 i. John T. Wine, born 1862; died 1945.

50 ii. James Wine, born Abt. 1847.

51 iii. Thomas W. Wine, born April 07, 1849 in Ohio; died May 18, 1934 in Lima, Licking County, Ohio. Burial: Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County,Ohio1

52 iv. Mary Wine, born 1852.

53 v. Maggie Wine, born 1854.

54 vi. Elizabeth C. Wine, born 1865.

55 vii. George Pearly Wine, born 1867.

56 viii. Samantha Ann Wine, born 1858.

 

27. Permelia " Amelia " Tilton   was born Abt. 1843. She married Robert Mattox January 21, 1862 in Hocking County, Ohio2. He was born Abt. 1841.

NOTE: May have had son's CharlesMattox and Samuel Mattox

28. Samantha E. Tilton  was born February 17, 1847, and died July 18,
1907. She married George W. Denton.

 

Children of Samantha Tilton and George Denton are:

59 i.Lilly Myrtle Denton, born July 10, 1876 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died October 06, 1941 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. She married Wilbur Reid; born 1869; died 1930 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. Burial: Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County,Ohio3

60 ii. Dolly Maud Denton, born March 06, 1878 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died July 11, 1895 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. Burial: Otterbein Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio4

 

 

29. John T. Tilton  was born January 23, 1823 in Indiana or Pennsylvania, and died July 08, 1894 in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio. He married (1) Anna Wolf March 17, 1849 in Hocking County, Ohio5. She was born June 21, 1822 in North Carolina, and died September 05, 1853 in Jackson Twp.,Vinton County, Ohio. He married (2) Mariah Susanna Chilcote October 09, 1854 in Hocking County, Ohio6, daughter of John Chilcote and Hester (Esther). She was born May 13, 1838 in Ohio, and died April 05, 1899 in South Bloomingville, Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio. He married (3) Frances Ann Cooney December 24, 1857 in Hocking County, Ohio. She was born 1836 in Ireland, and died Abt. 1869 in Possibly Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. He married (4) Margaret Walton November 07, 1870 in Vinton County, Ohio7. She was born May 20, 1845 in Ohio, and died March 15, 1888 in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

1850 Census of Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio:
1880 census of Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio:

More About John T. Tilton:

Burial: Pike Run Cemetery, Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio

More About Anna Wolf:

Burial: Amerine Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio

More About Mariah Susanna Chilcote Cooper:

Burial: Beery Cemetery, Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio8

More About Margaret Walton :

Burial: Pike Run Cemetery, Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio

 

Children of John Tilton and Anna Wolf are:

61 i. Susanna Tilton, born 1844 in Jackson Twp., Vinton County, Ohio; died Bef. 1860 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. Burial: Amerine Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio

62 ii. Christena Tilton, born 1846 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. She married Peter Turner May 24, 1863 in Vinton County, Ohio9.

63 iii. Polly Tilton, born 1848 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died Bef. 1860 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. Burial: Amerine Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio

 

Children of John Tilton and Frances Cooney are:

64 i. Mary J.Tilton, born 1862 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

65 ii. Sarah F. Tilton, born 1864 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

+ 66 iii. Samantha A. Tilton, born January 1864 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died 1922 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

+ 67 iv. John T. Tilton, born May 19, 1867 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died March 16, 1926 in Jackson Township, Pickaway County, Ohio.

68 v. Samuel F. Tilton, born February 28, 1869 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died February 24, 1927 in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio. He married Ella. Burial: Pike Run Cemetery, Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio

Children of John Tilton and Margaret Walton are:

69 i. Bozy M. Tilton, born 1874 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

NOTE: Bozy M. Tilon and Geroge M. Tilon may have been the same person?

70 ii. Rebecca M. Tilton, born April 14, 1876 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died June 19, 1945 in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio. She married Henry E. Brown.

71 iii. Richard E. Tilton, born 1878 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

72 iv. Laury A. Tilton, born September 1880 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. (Step-Daughter)

73 v. Ida Belle Tilton, born October 17, 1865 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died April 04, 1950 in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio11. She married James Finly (Dilts) Diltz February 26, 1882 in Vinton County, Ohio12.

74 vi. George M. Tilton, born April 08, 1870 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died October 01, 1933 in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio. Burial place : Forest Cemetery,Circleville,Pickaway County, Ohio

 

 

Generation No. 5

66. Samantha A. Tilton  was born January 1864 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio, and died 1922 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. She married Clement L. Tatman, son of Enon Tatman and Catherine Appleman.
He was born May 1863 in Salt Creek Township, Hocking County, Ohio, and died
1945 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio. Burial: Wolfe Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio13

Notes for Clement L. Tatman:

1880 Census of Salt Creek Township, Hocking County, Ohio:
1900 Census of Salt Creek Township, Hocking County, Ohio:

Children of Samantha Tilton and Clement Tatman are:

81 i. Lloyd S. Tatman, born May 1894 in Salt Creek Township, Hocking County, Ohio; died 1977.

82 ii. Bessie M. Tatman, born September 1890 in Salt Creek Township, Hocking County, Ohio.

83 iii. Laura B. Tatman, born September 1893 in Salt Creek Township, Hocking County, Ohio.

84 iv. Caroline M. Tatman, born January 1898 in Salt Creek Township, Hocking County, Ohio.

 

67. John T.1Tilton was born May 19, 1867 in Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio, and died March 16, 1926 in Jackson Township, Pickaway County, Ohio. He married Cora A. Stevens.

Notes for John T. Tilton:

1900 Census of Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio:
Burial place : Forest Cemetery, Circleville, Pickaway County,Ohio

 

Children of John Tilton and Cora Stevens are:

85 i. Chloe M. Tilton, born February 1893 in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

86 ii. John S. Tilton, born February 1895 in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

87 iii. Carrie E. Tilton, born July 13, 1898 in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio; died December 25, 1933 in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio.

88 iv. Bessie E. Tilton, born February 1900 in Eagle Township, Vinton County, Ohio.

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Endnotes

1. Lona Brown Stevens & Martha Eveland Brown, Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio.
2. Family Tree Maker CD #236, Ohio Marriage Records 1851-1900.
3. Lona Brown Stevens & Martha Eveland Brown, Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio.
4. Lona Brown Stevens & Martha Eveland Brown, Otterbein Chapel Cemetery, Jackson Townshp, Vinton County, Ohio.
5. Family Tree Maker CD #400, Ohio Marriage Records 1789-1850.
6. Family Tree Maker CD #236, Ohio Marriage Records 1851-1900.
7. Vinton County Historical and Genealogical Society, Vinton County Marriage Records 1869-1878.
8. Lona Brown Stevens & Martha Eveland Brown, Beery Cemetery, South Bloomingville, Benton Township, Hocking County, Ohio.
9. Vinton County Historical and Genealogical Society, Vinton County Marriage Records 1859-1869.
10. Vinton County Historical and Genealogical Society, Vinton County Marriage Records 1878-1888.
11. Ohio Death Certificates.
12. Vinton County Historical and Genealogical Society, Vinton County Marriage Records 1878-1888.
13. Vinton County Historical and Genealogical Society, Wolfe Cemetery, Jackson Township, Vinton County, Ohio.
















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