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 Elizabeth <I>Richards</I> Tilton

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Elizabeth Richards Tilton

Birth
New York, USA
Death 14 Apr 1897 (aged 62–63)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 123, Lot 18495
Memorial ID 5917923 View Source
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American Folk Figure. The wife of civil rights activist Theodore Tilton, her affair with Reverend Henry Ward Beecher, her pastor, at Plymouth Church, in Brooklyn Heights, became on of the most famous scandals of 19th century America.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John T. Chiarella
  • Added: 1 Nov 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5917923
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5917923/elizabeth-tilton : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Richards Tilton (1834–14 Apr 1897), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5917923, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .