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Re: Tilghman-Tillman Family 1225 - 1945 book
Posted by: R S (ID *****7952) Date: December 13, 2008 at 17:15:11
In Reply to: Re: Tilghman-Tillman Family 1225 - 1945 book by Isabelle Zimmer of 138

Sorry, Gideon is available, the book isn't the easiest to utilize, as you can probably see from the page number differentials.


"1687. GIDEON TILGHMAN, son of Christopher (613) and Ruth (Devonshire) Tilghman, was b. in Accomac County, Virginia, and d. May 7, 1720, in Somerset County, Maryland. Records of the Eastern Shore of Virginia show that he was living November 22, 1665, in Accomac County, and on that date designated on Thmoas Clark to be his attorney in Virginia and Maryland. on Apr. 1, 1669, Gideon Tilghman purchased more than 100 acres of land from Edward Lunn, known as "Golden Quarter," and ran "from a marked pine upon Back Creek on up that creek." Later Gideon Gilghman made other land purchases which he named: "Tilghman's Adventure," "Tilghman's Care, 2 "Pool-shape," "Small Hopes," "Dale's Adventure," and "Gideon's Luck." In "Sidelights of Maryland History," Page 448, by Ricardson, it is stated that Gideon Tilghman owned 1,000 acres of land in Somerset County, Maryland, which he acquired between 1682 and 1720. The records at Princess Anne, Maryland, show that he m. Feb. 15, 1681, Margaret Manen or Maneux. Issue: Gideon, b. Oct. 18, 1682, Solomon, b. Feb. 13, 1685, Elinor, b. Feb. 13, 1688, John Stephen, b. Sept. 15, 1689, Moses, b. June 6, 1692, Elizabeth, b. Jan. 5, 1694, and Joseph, b. Mar. 4, 1700."

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