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Mark Tillinghast (#48119993)
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Bio Photo My late father Bruce Tillinghast was a member of the Society of Mayflower Descendants. One branch of our family tree goes back ten generations to John Alden (1598-1687) who was an American colonial figure and one of the charter members of the Plymouth Colony. John Alden came to America on the first voyage of the Mayflower.

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Our family lineage from...

John Alden (1598-1687) father of...
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Ruth Alden Bass (1637-1674) mother of
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Sarah Bass Thayer (1672-1751) mother of
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Joseph Thayer (1699-1788) father of
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Reuben Thayer (1741-1826) father of
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Caleb Thayer (1771-1855) father of
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Eliza Thayer Tillinghast (1801-1877)
mother of
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Francis Marion Tillinghast (1840-1914)
father of
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Niles Sidwell Tillinghast (1896-1952)
father of
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Bruce M. Tillinghast (1928-2011)

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Our family lineage also dates back to the
Rev Pardon Tillinghast, Jr. (1622-1718) who was the son of Pardon and Sarah (Browne) Tillinghast. He was born in Seven Cliffe, Beachey Head, Streat (now Eastborne), Sussex, England.

Rev. Tillinghast emigrated to Providence, Rhode Island in 1643 and officiated as pastor of the First Baptist Church in Providence, Rhode Island for over 60 years.

In 1671 he erected, at his own expense, and presented to the church its first meeting house. He was "a man of considerable means for those days but for labors to the colony and during his long pastorate he refused all compensation for his services."

He was also a merchant and a cooper. He built the first wharf in Providence, Rhode Island. Many of his descendants have been among the most illustrious men of New England.

Our direct Tillinghast family blood line from...

Rev Pardon Tillinghast, II (1622-1718)
married Lydia Masters Tabor (1640-1720)
parents of
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Pardon Tillinghast, III (1666-1743)
married Mary Keech (1670-1726)
parents of
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John Tillinghast (1691-1777)
married Phebe Green (1693-1730)
parents of
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Charles Tillinghast (1729-1775)
married Abigail Allen (1732-1792)
parents of
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Elder Joseph Tillinghast (1767-1815)
married Sarah Gorton (1773-1851)
parents of
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Joseph Gorton Tillinghast (1802-1852)
married Eliza Thayer (1800-1877)
parents of
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Francis Marion Tillinghast (1840-1914)
married Mary Magdaline Gaines (1858-1938)
parents of
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Niles Sidwell Tillinghast (1896-1952)
married Dora E. Flora (1897-1960)
parents of
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Bruce M. Tillinghast (1928-2011)
married Catherine Flannigan (1929- living)
married Doris Upton (1934- living)

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KimmieC
Hi Mark!
Hi Mark. We have Eliza Thayer Tillinghast as a common ancestor. You are my 3rd cousin 2x removed. :) Nice to meet you. Thanks for all the great info you have posted!

Kim
Added by KimmieC on Oct 18, 2014 10:08 AM
Mike Anderson
Joseph Gorton Tillinghast
Hello Mark,
Thanks so much for sharing your information on our common ancestor. Edwin,his son, is my 3rd great greandfather. I visited Caleb Thayer's gravesite yesterday and found the site and his stone in great shape.
Thanks again,
Mike Anderson
Added by Mike Anderson on Sep 12, 2014 3:32 PM
Mark Gaines Jessop
Gaines and Tillinghast
Mark,

My grandparents were Harry and Ruth Gaines. My great-grandfather was Edmund Pendleton Gaines. The Gaines cemetery plot at Ferncliff is my family. I visit it whenever I am in town. Next time, I will have to find the Tillinghasts.

Mark Gaines Jessop
Added by Mark Gaines Jessop on Jun 24, 2014 11:50 AM
Carol Crawford
Gaines - Ferncliff
They have 2 plots side by side on the west drive of sec L 226 & 227 - hope this helps

sec L lot 226
LEFT TO RIGHT ON FRONT ROW(on west drive)
Hannah Gaines 1835 - 1913
Florence P Gaines 1867 - 1944
H Elizabeth Gaines 1865 - 1958
LEFT TO RIGHT BACK ROW:
Mary Louisa Gaines 1860 - 1898
Harry E Gaines 8/31/1895-1/7/1961
Ruth N Gaines 6/17/1897 - 1/5/1988

SEC L LOT 227 adjoining to the north on drive left to right front row:
Raymond Yanscik 2/20/1933 - 6/15/2005
Phoebe E Gaines 1860 - 1942
Aaron Gaines 1820 - 1907
BACK ROW:
Rev Robert E Gaines 6/29/1918-1/16/1992
Edmund P Gaines 1856 - 1929
Added by Carol Crawford on May 15, 2013 7:34 AM
Mike Ohio
RE: Hello
Hey Mark, nice to meet you. Thank you for introducing yourself. I'm always delighted to find relatives.
~Mike~
Added by Mike Ohio on May 10, 2013 1:06 PM
 

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