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Dr Josiah Odin Tilton
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1853
York County
Maine, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 1943
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

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Josiah Odin Tilton was born on July 29, 1853 in Limerick, York County, Maine. He died on December 2, 1943 in Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

He married first Harriet Amanda French on April 30, 1884 in Peterborough, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire 24. (She was born on April 27, 1858 in Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire or August 27, 1858 in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire and died on October 26, 1886 in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire).

They had one child:
Henry Odin Tilton (1885-1974) md. Olive F. Northrop

He married second Florence Gardner Stratton on October 31, 1894 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (She was born on October 15, 1868 in Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 20,24 and died after 1930 in Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.)

They had the following children:
Harold Stratton Tilton (1895-1904)
Gardner Tilton (1898-1976) md. Elizabeth Jane Conner
Katherine Tilton (1899-1988) md. Clarence Barnum Wilkes
Eleanor Tilton (1906-1993) md. 1st. Rowland Lucius Davis; md. 2nd. ??? Copley

As a youth, Josiah attended schools in Sanbornton and Milford, New Hampshire. He then attended Colby College in Waterville, Maine where he graduated A.B. (Bachelor of Arts) in 1875 and A.M. (Master of Arts) in 1878.

After this, he attended the Medical College at the University of New York where he graduated with an M.D. in 1882.

Afterwards, he taught at the Peddie Institute in New Jersey and was principal of the high school in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

He settled in Lexington, Massachusetts where he practised as a physician and was a prominent citizen.

Additonal Research Notes:
NOTE: The Ashes of Josiah Odin Tilton were buried at Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, May 22, 1944.

NOTE: Harriet Amanda "Hattie" French was born August 27, 1858, Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire and died October 24, 1887, Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Her parents were Henry K. and Sarah Amanda (Adams) French. Research sources found-January 29, 2013-MJ (Tilton) England 
Family links: 
  Jeremiah Dearborn Tilton (1816 - 1893)
  Abigail Stearns Freese Tilton (1819 - 1858)
  Abigail Ruthena Tilton Wadleigh (1842 - 1929)*
  Sarah True Tilton Jackman (1844 - 1903)*
  Sarah Freese Tilton (1844 - 1924)*
  Hattie Inez Tilton Ober (1845 - 1928)*
  Oscar Irving Tilton (1849 - 1864)*
  Albert Freeman Tilton (1851 - 1876)*
  Josiah Odin Tilton (1853 - 1943)
  Mary Eliza Tilton (1856 - 1890)*
  Royal Jeremiah Tilton (1863 - 1896)**
  Martha Lucretia Tilton (1866 - 1944)**
*Calculated relationship
Blossom Hill Cemetery
Merrimack County
New Hampshire, USA
Created by: MJ (Tilton) England
Record added: Jan 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104346908
Dr Josiah Odin Tilton
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Rest in Peace, your 5th cousin, 3x removed
- MJ (Tilton) England
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013

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