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Capt Josiah Tilton

Capt Josiah Tilton

Birth
Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 13 Feb 1820 (aged 76)
Cornville, Somerset County, Maine, USA
Burial Cornville, Somerset County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 121025877 · View Source
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Josiah Tilton, son of Josiah and Sarah (Flanders) Tilton, was born 22 October 1743 at Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

Josiah was baptized 17 November 1745 at East Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

Josiah married first Sarah True, daughter of Abraham and Sarah "Sally" (French) True, about 1768 at East Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

To this union six children were born:

1. Samuel Tilton; born 02 December 1771 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Samuel married Deborah Batchelder, daughter of Nathaniel and Mary (Longfellow) Batchelder, 30 September 1795 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Samuel died after 1850. He is seen in the 1850 Census of Newbury, Essex County, New Hampshire.

They had the following children:
i. Polly; died young
ii. Josiah B.; born 28 May 1799 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire; died 01 January 1892 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire; married Nancy Adams.
iii. Samuel S. Tilton; born about 1801 at Nova Scotia; died 06 June 1853 at Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. Cause of Death: Typhoid Fever.
iv. True; died young
v. Nathaniel; died young
vi. Joseph True; born about 1814 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire; died 12 March 1859 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
vii. Sarah A.; born about 1818 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire; married Andrew E. Leighton. They had son, Washington T. Leighton; born about 1850 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire; died 17 August 1930 at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire; married Elma F. Kelsey, 22 December 1884 at Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire.

2. Meribah (Tilton) Currier, born about 1775 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire; died before February 1810 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. She married Daniel Currier Jr. 16 January 1795 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

They had two children:
i. True Currier (1795-1866) Memorial #114576959
ii. Sally Currier; born 01 September 1799 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire; married John Pennell 04 May 1817 at Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

Daniel Currier went on to marry twice more:
2nd: Mary Merrill; married 18 February 1810 at Fremont, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
3rd: Jemima (Unknown) Currier, widow of his brother, James Currier, married 29 October 1826 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

3. Josiah Tilton; (1778-1860) Memorial #104139471

4. Sally Tilton; born about 1779 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

5. Nancy Tilton; born about 1780 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

6. Hulda Tilton; born about 1786 at Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

Sarah died 25 October 1789

Josiah married second, Abigail Nudd, 25 August 1789 at Kensington, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

To this union three children were born:
7. Abraham True Tilton (1790-1867) Memorial #139474807
8. Daniel Tilton (1796-1877) Memorial #121020289
9. Horatio G. Tilton (1800-1875) Memorial #79536327

Death Notice of Josiah Tilton
American Advocate and Kennebec Advertiser, Mar. 4, 1820: DIED. In Cornville, on the 13th ult. Capt. JOSIAH TILTON, aged 76, formerly of Deerfield, New Hampshire.

His second wife Abigail died 16 April 1844 at Cornville, Somerset County, Maine.

Josiah's Siblings:
1. Samuel Tilton (1733-1788)
2. David Tilton (1735-1825)
3. Meribah (Tilton) Smith (1738-1810)
4. Captain Philip Tilton (1741-1835)
5. Captain Josiah Tilton (1743-1820)
6. Sarah (Tilton) Blake (1750-____)
7. Ebenezer Tilton (1754-____)


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  • Maintained by: MJ (Tilton) England
  • Originally Created by: Gail Kelly
  • Added: 1 Dec 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 121025877
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Josiah Tilton (22 Oct 1743–13 Feb 1820), Find A Grave Memorial no. 121025877, citing Fogg Cemetery, Cornville, Somerset County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by MJ (Tilton) England (contributor 47913256) .