- Born: 1 Sep 1785, Fremont Rockingham New Hampshire
- Marriage: Sherburn Tilton about 1809 in New Hampshire
- Died: 20 Sep 1855, Sandown Rockingham New Hampshire at age 70
- Buried: North Cemetery, Sandown Rockingham New Hampshire, Find A Grave #104404149
Note for: Mercy Sanborn, 1 Sep 1785 - 20 Sep 1855 Index
Richard Watson Musgrove History of the town of Bristol, Grafton County, New Hampshire R. W. Musgrove, 1904 , Bristol, N.H. page 375.
\\Barbara Marden, Manuscript, DAVID TILTON: New Hampshire Pioneer. Submitted to Nat Gen Soc Writting Contest, 1987.
INFORMATION: Descendants of William Tilton Of Lynn Mas. Through The Lineof
His Son Daniel Tilton, Barbara B. Marden, Reprinted from The EssexGenealogist p 146
DATES:Lineage Book, National Society of the Daughters of the AmeericanRevolution VOL LIV, 5 3001-54000, 1905, Washington, DC 1919. pg. 332-333.
Mrs. Emma Tilton Hayes.
DAR ID Number: 53742
Born in East Kingston, N. H.
Descendant of Capt. Philip Tilton, Ensign Timothy Tilton, JosephWadleigh, Deacon Joseph Wadl eigh, Jr., Elijah Sanborn, Lieut. RichardSleeper, and Joseph Wadleigh.
Daughter of Levi Benson Tilton (b. 1846) and Sarah Frances (Tilton) (b.1848), his wife, m. 1 869.
Granddaughter of Nathan Batchelder Tilton (1818-97) and Mary Brown(1822-1904), his wife, m . 1843 (parents of Levi); Timothy Tilton(1814-63) and Sarah Wadleigh (1815-53), his 2nd wife , m. 1846 (parentsof Sarah).
Gr-granddaughter of Levi Tilton (1777-1847) and Betsy Wadleigh, his 2ndwife (parents of Nath an); Sherburn Tilton (1786-55) and Mercy Sanborn(1785-55), his wife (parents of Timothy); Jo se Wadleigh (1778-1828) andHannah Stevens (1828-72), his wife, m. 1806 (parents of Sarah).
Gr-gr-granddaughter of Philip Tilton and Molly Batchelder, his wife(parents of Levi); Timoth y Tilton and Sarah Prescott, his wife (parentsof Sherburn); Elijah Sanborn and Elizabeth Til ton (b. 1756), his wife,m. 1779; Joseph Wadleigh and Elizabeth Dole (1744-1826), his wife (parents of Jose); Samuel Stevens (1759-1836) and Elizabeth Sleeper(1763-1839), his wife; Jose ph Wadleigh, Jr., and Betty Longfellow (d.1841), his wife (parents of Betsy).
Gr-gr-gr-granddaughter of Joseph Wadleigh and Ann Swaine, his wife,(parents of Joseph, Jr.) , m. 1737; Richard Sleeper and Martha Fifield,his wife, m. 1762.
Philip Tilton (1741-1835), in 1775, commanded a company in Col. EnochPoor's New Hampshire re giment. He was born and died in East Kingston, N.H.
[p.333] Timothy Tilton (1748-1831) enlisted, 1776, as ensign in Capt.Nathan Brown's company , Col. Long's regiment, at Ticonderoga. He wasborn in Kensington ; died in Sandown, N. H.
Joseph Wadleigh (1711-92), in 1776, signed the Association Test ofBrentwood, N. H., where h e was born and died.
Joseph Wadleigh, Jr. (1744-1821), served as a private in the NewHampshire militia. He was bo rn and died in Brentwood, N. H.
Also No. 24481.
Elijah Sanborn was placed on the pension roll, 1832, of St. JosephCounty, Mo., for service a s private in Capt. Enoch Page's company, Col.Joseph Senter's regiment. He was born, 1761, i n Fremont, N. H.
Richard Sleeper was lieutenant in Capt. Abraham French's company ofKingston, N. H. He was bo rn, 1738, in Kingston, where the died.
Joseph Wadleigh (1752-1818) served as a private, 1778, in Capt. MosesLeavitt's company, Col . Moses Nichol's regiment of volunteers in theRhode Island expedition. He was born and die d in Kensington, N. H.
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Mercy married Sherburn Tilton, son of Ensign Timothy Tilton and Sarah Prescott, about 1809 in New Hampshire. (Sherburn Tilton was born on 18 Aug 1786 in Sandown Rockingham New Hampshire, died on 4 Jul 1863 in Sandown Rockingham New Hampshire and was buried North Cemetery in Sandown Rockingham New Hampshire, Find A Grave #104403570.)