Mary Lawrence Wife # 2


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Thomas Tilton

Mary Lawrence Wife # 2

  • Born: 1656, Gravesend Long Island NY
  • Marriage: Thomas Tilton in 1677 in Delaware
  • Died: 1720, Gravesend Kings Co New York at age 64

bullet  General Notes:

Found Info on William Tilton by Ted Griffin his Ref - Family Tree Vol 52 Tree 1432 he Married Mary ann Robinson Source WorldFamily Tree Vol 52 Tree 1432.

Statement Read Thomas Tilton 1652 Family, Widow Mary died 1720 a Deed dated Jan 22 1754 from Mary Pleasanton, Widow of Kent Co, Delaware to John Brinkly Recites that Thomas Tilton died without a Will Leaving 3 Children.
ote for: Mary Lawrence, - 1720 Index

Individual Note:
Tilton, Francis Theodore, THE HISTORY OF THR TILTON
FAMILY IN AMERICA. New Jersey,:1939-40. pg 87
Note for: Mary Lawrence, - 1720 Index

Individual Note:
Tilton, Francis Theodore, THE HISTORY OF THR TILTON
FAMILY IN AMERICA. New Jersey,:1939-40. pg 87
that through the influence of his father the matter was settled, perhaps with physical punishment of
the said thomas, even though he was seventeen years of age, in the presence of the pounder.
The last entry regarding Thomas Tilton in Gravesend regards a transfer of land on May 31, 1678.
On 16th day, 12th month, 1681 thomas was granted a patent, for Rich Farm, in Sussex County,
Delaware, containing 660 acres. It is not known why Thomas removed to Delaware, but a Quakers
were persecuted even in Gravesend (supposedly a place of religious freedom) he probably had
become a Quaker and wished for more freedom to worship.
Thomas Tilton is known to have died before 1719. His widow, Mary died in 1720. A deed dated
January 22, 1754, from Mary Pleasanton, widow of Kent County, Delaware, to John Brinkly recites
that Thomas died without a will leaving "three" children named as follows:
John Tilton
Hester Tilton
Sarah Tilton
For some reason the Brinkly deed named only the three children, above. Four more children are
claimed by descendants.
Joseph Tilton
Thomas Tilton, Jr.
James Tilton
Nehemiah Tilton; a Major in the Rev. War; said to have married and had a large family.
"William Tilton: His English Origins and some American Descendants", by William Haslet Jones.
"A Dangerous Woman, The life and Times of Lady Deborah Moody (1586-1659?), by Victor
Thomas Tilton and Mary Lawrence had the following children:
7. i. JOHN7 TILTON1, 3 was born in 1678 in Gravesend, Livingston, New York, USA3
. He
died in 1772 in Duck Creek, Kent, Delaware, USA3
. He married (1) ANN ROBINSON.
ii. JAMES TILTON3 was born on 01 Jun 1745 in , Kent, Delaware, USA3
. He died on 14
May 18423
iii. NEHEMIAH TILTON3 was born in 17173
iv. NEHANIAH TILTON3 was born in 1686 in , , New York, USA3
v. THOMAS TILTON3 was born in 1682 in , , New York, USA3
vi. SARAH TILTON3 was born in 1681 in , , New York, USA3
vii. HESTER TILTON3 was born in 1679 in Gravesend, Kings, New York, USA3
. She died
in 17403
viii. JOSEPH TILTON3 was born in 17123
. He died in 17943


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Residence: Kent, Delaware.

Marriage, 1790, Unknown.


Mary married Thomas Tilton, son of Sir John Tilton and Mary Goodie Pearsall, in 1677 in Delaware. (Thomas Tilton was born on 1 Mar 1652 in Gravesend, Kings N.Y. and died before 1719 in Sussex Delaware.)

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