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John Tilley
Birth: Dec. 15, 1571
Bedfordshire, England
Death: Jan. 11, 1621
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

John Tilley was a passenger on the Mayflower. He died in the first winter.

John Tilley married Joan Hurst Sept 20, 1596 in England. Joan Hurst was the daughter of William and Rose Hurst. Joan had been married firstly to a Mr. Curtis and had a daughter, Joan, who was a step-daughter of John Tilley. John and Joan Tilley had four children: John, Rose, Robert, and Elizabeth. John's children, John, Rose, Robert, and his step-daughter, Joan, stayed in England; the girls being married and the boys engaged in apprenticeships. It was not until a descendant of one of the children left in England applied for membership in Society of Mayflower Descendants based on his ancestor, John Tilley, that the information that Elizabeth was not an only child was known on this side of the Atlantic.
 (bio by: Roderick Winston Graham) 
Family links: 
  Robert Tilley (1540 - 1613)
  Elizabeth Ellenbourne Tilley (1544 - 1614)
  Joan Hurst Tilley (1568 - 1621)
  Rose Tilley (1597 - 1601)*
  John Tilley (1599 - 1636)*
  Robert Tilley (1604 - 1639)*
  Elizabeth Tilley Howland (1607 - 1687)*
  John Tilley (1571 - 1621)
  Rose Tilley Goods (1574 - 1621)*
  Edward Tilley (1588 - 1621)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: The surname Tilley is also spelled Tilly on several genealogical and historical sites.
Coles Hill Burial Ground
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
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Originally Created by: LF
Record added: Nov 07, 2006
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Dear 10X Great Grandfather
- Nancy Lucchese
 Added: Sep. 22, 2017
11th Great Grandfather
 Added: Jul. 19, 2017
My 10th Great gr,gr,gr,gr,gr,gr,gr,gr,gr Grand FatherMay he always RIP is my prayers
- Stephen Eugene Tilley
 Added: Jul. 12, 2017
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