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John Tilton


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1. Rebecca Wife 2 Tilton (Terry)

2. Mary Wife 1 Tilton (Coates)

John Tilton

  • Born: 4 Apr 1640, Wolston England / Lynn Mass
  • Marriage (1): Rebecca Wife 2 Tilton (Terry) on 12 May 1674 in Flushing New York
  • Marriage (2): Mary Wife 1 Tilton (Coates)
  • Died: 20 Nov 1700, Shrewbury, N.J. at age 60

bullet  General Notes:

Note for: John Tilton, 4 Apr 1640 - 20 Nov 1700 Index
Individual Note:
page 13-16.
FAMILY IN AMERICA. New Jersey,:1939-40.
name DATE:Historical and Genealogical Miscellany, early settlers of NewJersey and their dec endants, John Stillwell, New York, 1932. VOL V, pg143.
Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, 1750-1939, Vol III, New York MonthlyMeeting, page 316
John, his wife Rebecca Terry and their nine children, moved to MonmouthCounty,
New Jersey from Gravesend, Long Island in 1691. Several of theirdescendants
still live in Monmouth County today. John owned 29 acres of land atGravesend in
1683 (he appeared on the tax list). John and Rebecca were stalwartQuakers.


WILL of JOHN TILLTON, of Middletown, Mon. Co. Dated 23rd 9th mo., 1700.
Proved Apr. 17, 1704.

Gives: "unto my fon John Tillton fiue fhillings"; "vnto my fon Samuell
Tillton eighty-fiue Acr-- of vpland Lying at "the North Eaft end of myLand
& Joyn-- to it Runing Wefterly as itt was Layed out by John Ree-- Alfo.....
"unto him three Acres of Meadow Lying at the eaft end of my Meadow thewhole
Containeing eighty eig-- Acres to him "& his heires .... Allfo ...... vnto
my Son Samuell Tillton one Cow & An Iron pott & A ffether "Bed" &c.;"vnto my
Daughter Sarah Tillton one Cow"; "vnto my Loueing Wife Rebeca TilltonAfter
my Defeafe my "now Dwelling houfe & Barne & out houfing & orchard & all my
farme thereunto belonging wch is vndifpofed off ... "vnto her Dureing her
Life & After her Defeafe ... itt vnto my fon Peter Tillton to him hisheires
.... & "in Cafe my fone Peter defeafe before he come to the Age of
twenty-one yeares old then ... itt to my fon Daniell "Tillton to him &his heires ...
& in Cafe my fon Daniell defeafe before he come off Age, then ... ittvnto my
"fon Thomas Tillton to him & his heires ... But if my fon Peter TilltonLiue
to the Age of twenty one yeares old "then ... he fhall pay vnto his two
Brothers Daniell & Thomas Tillton fiueteen pound to each of them And if my
"fon Peter fhould dey before as is before mentioned then my will is thatmy
fon Daniell fhall pay thirty pounds when he "Cometh off Age vnto my fon
Thomas Tillton."

Residue of personal estate "vnto my Loueing wife Rebecca Tillton whome I
make full & fole Executrix ... & "After the defeafe of my felfe and mywife to be
Equally diuided Amongft my Chilldren." "..... that my Loueing "ffriends
Thomas Hillborn & John Lippincott will be helpfull to my wife to fee thismy
will performed."

Remembrance Lippincott
Ben. Lawrence
George Corleis

Acknowledgment of George Corlis and Benjamin Lawrence, to signature ofJohn
Tilton, fenr, and Remembrance Lypincote, Apr. 17, 1704, before Thomas
Reuell, Esqr, Surrogate.

INVENTORY of frances borden, "defesed, Prifed at fhrewfbery the 2 day of
may, [no year], by George Allin, John woolley, Joseph rogers." Proved May9,

Items of Interest: Đ s d
"his purs and apperel 10--00--0
"6 fmall puter dishes 01--00--0
"3 bafones 3 tankerds and 3 porngers 01--00--0
Household goods, Cattle &c. (???)

Total Đ106--11--6

Acknowledgment, as to truth of Inventory, by Francis Borden, executor, and
George Allen and Joseph Rogers, before Tho. Reuell, Esqr, Sur.,Burlington,
9th May, 1706
Howard B French, Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas French, Vol II Privately printed in Philadelphia, 1913. pg 74,76,77,78

Rev. Arthur S Cole, The Scott Family of Shrewsbury, NJ. The Register Press, Red Banks, NJ 1908.
Pg 14
Teunis G. Bergen, Register In Alphabetical Order of the Early Settlers of Kings County., Long Island, N. Y.
1973, Polyanthos , Cottonport
page 303.
.William S Hornor, THIS OLD MONMOUTH OF OURS, Clearfield Company page 181.
.Will..A VAN DOREN HONEYMAN, DOCUMENTS Relating to thr COLONIAL HISTORY of the STATE OF NEW JERSEY, FIRST SERIES VOL XXXIII, The Press Printing and Publishing Co. . Patterson, NJ. 1900. Vol XXIII 1670- 1730. PAGE 464


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Residence: Lynn Mass.


John married Rebecca Wife 2 Tilton (Terry), daughter of Samuel Terry and Ann Lobdell, on 12 May 1674 in Flushing New York. (Rebecca Wife 2 Tilton (Terry) was born in 1640 in Shrewbury, N.J. and died on 18 Oct 1715 in Shrewbury, N.J..)


John next married Mary Wife 1 Tilton (Coates). (Mary Wife 1 Tilton (Coates) was born in 1644 and died in 1673.)

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