Abraham Tilton Sr.
- Born: 1638, Lynn Essex Mass
- Marriage (1): Deliverance Littlefield Wife 2 Tilton (Shaw) in 1669 in Ipswich Essex Mass.
- Marriage (2): Mary Wife 1 Tilton (Cram) on 25 Jan 1665 in Hampton , N.H.
- Died: 28 Mar 1728, Ipswich Essex Mass. at age 90
- Buried: Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton Essex Mass, Find A Grave #56954790
A Headstone for Abraham was noted as existing at this Cemetery by Walter Davis In his book the history of Phebe Tilton, sometime prior to the 1940's. The Inscription on the hesdstone was recorded in that book. However, the headstone has since disappeared. According to the History of the Tilton family written by Francis Tilton, the Cemetery is situated on land formerly owned by Abraham Tilton.
Inscription reads: Here Lyeth ye body of Abraham Tilton, who died March ye 28, 1728, 90 years of age.
Note for: Abraham Tilton, 8 Aug 1639 - 28 Mar 1728 Index
MARRIAGE: !WI MARY CRAMER 25 JAN 1665
MARRIAGE: W2 DELIVERANCE 1655-1733 LITTLEFIELD
OCCUPATION: CARPENTER AND MILLWRIGHT in Sturgeon Creek,Kittery,Massachusetts
BIRTH: MARRIAGE:DEATH:Tilton, Francis Theodore, THE HISTORY OF THE TILTON
FAMILY IN AMERICA, New Jersey:1939-40. pg 51, 146, 244.
GENEOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE, NOVES LIBBY & DAVIS
ACTION: GAVE MONEY TO SAVE IPSWICH BUDGET AFTER DAM SWEPT AWAY PART OFTOWN
9FEB 1668 MAINE HISTORICALAND GENO RECORD VOL IV JAN 1898.
BIOGRAPHY: Dubrett Ancestry Research LTD. letter to Mr Earle B. Tilton,datad 10 November 19 86. Copy in possession of compiler
HISTORY: Jones, William H, William Tilton: His English Origins and SomeAmerican Descendant s, Haritage Books Inc, Maryland, (1997)pg 59
Penobscot Pioneers, by Philip Howard Gray, Penobscot Press, Camden,Maine, 1992.pg 56
His "son in law" [step-son] Abraham Tilton was apprenticed 5 Dec. 1653,to John Hood, weaver , of Lynn; whose wife Elizabeth, acting under apower of attorney from her husband then in En gland, released theapprentice 10 Nov. 1656, although she had previously sent him to Peter Tilton, living in Connecticut. [Norf. Rec. I.] Samuel Tilton, another ofthe children of "my la te wife Susanna," received a tract of land fromMr. Shaw April 6, 1660, and receipted in ful l for his portion 12 June,1661, and for that of his brother Daniel Tilton 13 July, 1663.
AVAGE, VOL 4 DICT. FIRST SETTLERS OF N.E. A GENEALOGICAL DICTIONARY OFTHE FIRST SETTLERS O F NEW ENGLAND, SHOWING THREE GENERATIONS OF THOSEWHO CAME BEFORE MAY, 1692, ON THE BASIS O F FARMER'S REGISTER. BY JAMESSAVAGE, BALTIMORE GENEALOGICAL PUBLISHING CO., INC. Originall y PublishedBoston, 1860-1862 pg 301
William Richard Cutter, Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the state of Massachusetts, Vol IV, Lewis Historical Publishing Co. New York, 1910. page2555.
Walter Goodwin Davis, THE ANCESTRY OF PHOEBY TILTON 1775- 1847 WIFE OF CAPT. ABEL LUNT OF NEWBURYPORT MASSACHUSETTS, the Anthoensen Press, Portland, Maine 1947. page 46
The NE Historical and Genealogical Society, THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, 1943, VOLUME XCVII, Ashbury Place, Boston, 1943. page 93.
1) "Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire," by SybilNoyes, Charles T. Libby , and Walter G. Davis (Reprint 1928-1939.Genealogical Pub. Co., Baltimore, 1988) p 686& 169
ABRAHAM HAMMATT, THE HAMMATT PAPERS Early inhabitants of Ipswich, Massachusette Genealogica lPublishing Company. Baltimore, 1980. page 336.
Noted events in his life were:
• Residence: Ipswich Mass.
Abraham married Deliverance Littlefield Wife 2 Tilton (Shaw), daughter of Roger Shaw and Ann Shaw, in 1669 in Ipswich Essex Mass. (Deliverance Littlefield Wife 2 Tilton (Shaw) was born in 1647 in Ipswich Essex Mass. and died in 1733 in Wenham Essex Mass.)
Abraham next married Mary Wife 1 Tilton (Cram), daughter of John Cram and Hester Or Ester White, on 25 Jan 1665 in Hampton , N.H. (Mary Wife 1 Tilton (Cram) was born in 1646 in Hampton , N.H. and died in 1670 in Wells York Maine.)