Research information received from: http://www.ryanwadleigh.com/tilton.html#josiah3
Josiah Odin Tilton was born on 29 July 1853 in Limerick, York County, Maine. He died on 02 December 1943 in Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
He married first Harriet Amanda French on 30 April 1884 in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire 24. (She was born on 27 April 1858 in Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire or 27 August 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) married Olive F. Northrop
He married second Florence Gardner Stratton on 31 October 1894 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (She was born on 15 October 1868 in Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and died after 1930 in Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.)
They had the following children:
Harold Stratton Tilton (1895-1904)
Gardner Tilton (1898-1976) married Elizabeth Jane Conner
Katherine Tilton (1899-1988) married Clarence Barnum Wilkes
Eleanor Tilton (1906-1993) married 1st. Rowland Lucius Davis; married 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 practiced as a physician and was a prominent citizen.
Additional Research Notes:
NOTE: The Ashes of Josiah Odin Tilton were buried at Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, 22 May 1944.
NOTE: Harriet Amanda "Hattie" French was born 27 August 1858, Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire and died 24 October 1887, Peterborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Her parents were Henry K. and Sarah Amanda (Adams) French.
Abigail Ruthena Tilton Wadleigh
Sarah Freese Tilton
Sarah True Tilton Jackman
Hattie Inez Tilton Ober
Oscar Irving Tilton
Albert Freeman Tilton
Mary Eliza Tilton
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