John Tilley

Henlow, Central Bedfordshire Unitary Authority, Bedfordshire, England
Death Oct 1636 (aged 37)
Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 36281234 · View Source
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Born by about 1600 (based on first appearance at Cape Ann). Fisherman & Coastal trader from Dorchester, Dorsetshire who came to Massachusetts Bay in 1624. First settled in Cape Ann; Moved to Dorchester by 1633. Killed by Indians near Saybrook, October 1636.
MARRIAGE: By an unknown date _____ _____; she was last seen on 18 March 1637/.
CHILDREN: None recorded.
ASSOCIATIONS: The grants of land in Dorchester contain tantalizing clues to possible kinsmen of John Tilley, the grant of 4 August 1633 possibly implying a relation to Captain WILLIAM LOVELL, and the grant of 5 July 1636 referring to a brother owning land in Dorchester, perhaps meaning a brother-in-law.

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  • Created by: Linda Mac
  • Added: 24 Apr 2009
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