Tilley Pearsall Genealogy Database

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Zerviah Conkling

F, #9076

Parents

Family: Samuel Mulford (b. 3 May 1714, d. 15 June 1795)

SonElias Mulford+ (b. 16 August 1747, d. 30 April 1825)

Biography

Marriage5 January 1738Samuel Mulford and Zerviah Conkling were married on 5 January 1738 in East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York,1,2
Last Edited18 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S886] Jeannette Edwards Rattray, East Hampton History: Including Genealogies of Early Families (East Hampton, Long Island, New York: 1953), p. 477; digital images, Long Island Genealogy (http://longislandgenealogy.com/mulford.pdf : accessed
  2. [S957] Extracted for the Controlled Extraction Program, East Hampton Marriages (Salt Lake City, Utah: Microfilmed by the Genealogical Society, Salt Lake City, 1977) p. 18, Image 1501/2044 on Familysearch.org. Unindexed images https://www.familysearch.org/records/images/image-details?page=1&place=10917945&rmsId=TH-909-61218-64408-24&imageIndex=0

Ananias Conkling

M, #9077
Last Edited18 November 2018

Martha Stratton

F, #9078
Last Edited18 November 2018

Elias Mulford

M, #9079, b. 1685, d. 2 November 1760

Parents

FatherSamuel Mulford (b. 1644, d. 21 August 1725)

Family: Mary Mason

SonSamuel Mulford+ (b. 3 May 1714, d. 15 June 1795)

Biography

ResidenceElias lived in Amagansett, Suffolk County, New York, "Elias was the first Amagansett Mulford; he owned land from where the Presbyterian Church is now to the old cemetery on the South side of Main Street."1
Birth1685He was born in 1685.
Marriage1713He and Mary Mason were married in 1713 in East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York,1
Death2 November 1760He died on 2 November 1760 in Amagansett, Suffolk County, New York,1
Last Edited18 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S886] Jeannette Edwards Rattray, East Hampton History: Including Genealogies of Early Families (East Hampton, Long Island, New York: 1953), p. 477; digital images, Long Island Genealogy (http://longislandgenealogy.com/mulford.pdf : accessed

Mary Mason

F, #9080

Parents

Family: Elias Mulford (b. 1685, d. 2 November 1760)

SonSamuel Mulford+ (b. 3 May 1714, d. 15 June 1795)

Biography

Marriage1713Elias Mulford and Mary Mason were married in 1713 in East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York,1
Last Edited18 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S886] Jeannette Edwards Rattray, East Hampton History: Including Genealogies of Early Families (East Hampton, Long Island, New York: 1953), p. 477; digital images, Long Island Genealogy (http://longislandgenealogy.com/mulford.pdf : accessed

James Mason

M, #9081

Family: Mary Smith

DaughterMary Mason+
Last Edited18 November 2018

Mary Smith

F, #9082

Family: James Mason

DaughterMary Mason+
Last Edited18 November 2018

Samuel Mulford

M, #9083, b. 1644, d. 21 August 1725

Parents

FatherJudge John Mulford (b. about 1606, d. about 1686)

Family:

SonElias Mulford+ (b. 1685, d. 2 November 1760)

Biography

Birth1644Samuel Mulford was born in 1644.
Death21 August 1725He died on 21 August 1725
Last Edited18 November 2018

Judge John Mulford

M, #9084, b. about 1606, d. about 1686

Family:

SonSamuel Mulford+ (b. 1644, d. 21 August 1725)

Biography

ImmigrationJudge John Mulford immigrated to Massachusetts from England. He is not listed in the volumes of The Great Migration Begins and The Great Migration, which cover the time frame through 1635. So he probably arrived after 1635.
Birthabout 1606He was born about 1606 in England.1
Research Note1640In 1640. John's first wife, name unknown, was the mother of his two sons, Samuel and John. He married second Friedeswiede Osborn, widow of William Osborn of Salem, Mass.

He also had three daughters, birth dates unknown.
Relocation1643In 1643, Judge John Mulford moved to Southampton, Long Island, New York. from Salem, Massachusetts, with his brother William.2
Relocation1648In 1648, Judge John Mulford moved to East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York. He was one of the nine original East Hampton settlers.2
Deathabout 1686He died about 1686 in East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York,2
Last Edited21 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S886] Jeannette Edwards Rattray, East Hampton History: Including Genealogies of Early Families (East Hampton, Long Island, New York: 1953), p. 477; digital images, Long Island Genealogy (http://longislandgenealogy.com/mulford.pdf : accessed
  2. [S886] Rattray, East Hampton History, p. 475

Hawkins

M, #9085

Family:

SonCharles Hawkins+ (b. 1792, d. 31 March 1845)
Last Edited22 November 2018

Charlotte Tew Tilley

F, #9087, b. 27 March 1811, d. 4 April 1854

Parents

FatherAbraham Dennis Tilley (b. 29 May 1775, d. 5 June 1845)
MotherRuth Nichols Tew (b. 1780, d. 25 March 1857)

Family: Benjamin Easton (b. 17 November 1809)

Biography

Birth27 March 1811Charlotte Tew Tilley was born on 27 March 1811 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.1
Marriage20 December 1835She and Benjamin Easton were married on 20 December 1835 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, Benjamin and Charlotte had six children:
Henry Tew (1836-1896, ancestor of our DNA match J. Burnett)
Benjamin (married Mary Tuell, dau. of John D. Tuell of Warren 12 Nov 1863. Conducted a large livery stable at Newport. He died 8 Sep 1914, she 17 Jun 1934. On his death, his business was auctioned, including 30 horses and 75 carriages of every description. The auction was advertised in the 24 Sep 1914, p.8, issue of the Newport Daily News.)
Mary
Kate
Thomas
Ruth A.1
Death4 April 1854She died on 4 April 1854 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island,1
Burial6 April 1854She was buried on 6 April 1854 at Island Cemetery in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.2
Last Edited26 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S985] R. Hammett Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family (Newport, R.I.: John P. Sanborn, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1878), p. 19; digital images, Internet Archive, archive.org (https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftille1878till/page/n4/mode/1up : accessed
  2. [S287] Find a Grave Website, online www.findagrave.com, Island Cemetery, Newport, RI

Benjamin Easton

M, #9088, b. 17 November 1809

Family: Charlotte Tew Tilley (b. 27 March 1811, d. 4 April 1854)

Biography

Birth17 November 1809Benjamin Easton was born on 17 November 1809.1
Marriage20 December 1835Charlotte Tew Tilley and he were married on 20 December 1835 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, Benjamin and Charlotte had six children:
Henry Tew (1836-1896, ancestor of our DNA match J. Burnett)
Benjamin (married Mary Tuell, dau. of John D. Tuell of Warren 12 Nov 1863. Conducted a large livery stable at Newport. He died 8 Sep 1914, she 17 Jun 1934. On his death, his business was auctioned, including 30 horses and 75 carriages of every description. The auction was advertised in the 24 Sep 1914, p.8, issue of the Newport Daily News.)
Mary
Kate
Thomas
Ruth A.1
Last Edited26 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S985] R. Hammett Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family (Newport, R.I.: John P. Sanborn, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1878), p. 19; digital images, Internet Archive, archive.org (https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftille1878till/page/n4/mode/1up : accessed

Mary T Tilley

F, #9089, b. 24 September 1804, d. 14 January 1843

Parents

FatherAbraham Dennis Tilley (b. 29 May 1775, d. 5 June 1845)
MotherRuth Nichols Tew (b. 1780, d. 25 March 1857)

Family: Peleg Seabury (b. 3 May 1801, d. 31 October 1878)

Biography

Birth24 September 1804Mary T Tilley was born on 24 September 1804 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.
MarriagePeleg Seabury and she were married, date unknown
Death14 January 1843She died on 14 January 1843
Burial16 January 1843She was buried on 16 January 1843 at Presbyterian Cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Last Edited26 November 2018

Peleg Seabury

M, #9090, b. 3 May 1801, d. 31 October 1878

Family: Mary T Tilley (b. 24 September 1804, d. 14 January 1843)

Biography

Birth3 May 1801Peleg Seabury was born on 3 May 1801 in Lynchburg, Virginia.
MarriageHe and Mary T Tilley were married, date unknown
Death31 October 1878He died on 31 October 1878 in Lynchburg, Virginia,1
Burial1 November 1878He was buried on 1 November 1878 at Presbyterian Cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia.1
Last Edited26 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S287] Find a Grave Website, online www.findagrave.com, Presbyterian Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA

Thomas S. Tilley

M, #9091, b. 9 September 1818, d. 18 October 1877

Parents

FatherAbraham Dennis Tilley (b. 29 May 1775, d. 5 June 1845)
MotherRuth Nichols Tew (b. 1780, d. 25 March 1857)

Family: Annie E. Lovie (b. 28 June 1817)

SonWilliam Lovie Tilley (b. 29 May 1843, d. 28 May 1900)

Biography

Birth9 September 1818Thomas S. Tilley was born on 9 September 1818 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.
Marriage27 July 1842He and Annie E. Lovie were married on 27 July 1842 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, Thomas and Annie had five children:
William Lovie (1843 - 1900)
Thomas S., Jr.
George H
Benjamin H
Abbie R.1
Death18 October 1877He died on 18 October 1877 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, Tilley was an ex-sheriff and ex-city marshal.
Last Edited28 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S985] R. Hammett Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family (Newport, R.I.: John P. Sanborn, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1878), p. 20; digital images, Internet Archive, archive.org (https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftille1878till/page/n4/mode/1up : accessed

Nancy Tilley

F, #9092, b. 20 July 1808, d. 4 July 1889

Parents

FatherAbraham Dennis Tilley (b. 29 May 1775, d. 5 June 1845)
MotherRuth Nichols Tew (b. 1780, d. 25 March 1857)

Family: William Prior Congdon (b. 12 March 1807, d. 7 October 1880)

SonJames Carr Congdon

Biography

Birth20 July 1808Nancy Tilley was born on 20 July 1808 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.1
Marriage26 June 1830William Prior Congdon and she were married on 26 June 1830 Nancy and William had 12 children:
William Carey (d. 7 Mar 1903, age 73)
Charlotte (1832 - 1891)
Ruth A
Sarah Prior (Congdon) Stevens (1840-1911), m. J.G. Stevens.
George Reynolds (1838-1893)
George
Sarah P
Robert R (d. after 1903)
James Carr (1844-1915)
John C
Martha D (1847 - 1889)
John C. C.1
Death4 July 1889She died on 4 July 1889 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island,2
Burial6 July 1889She was buried on 6 July 1889 at Island Cemetery in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.2
Obituary6 July 18896 July 1889, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, Newport Mercury Obituary:. Mrs. Nancy Tilley, widow of William P. Congdon, died at her residence on Broadway, Thursday afternoon, within a few weeks of her 81st birthday. She had a stroke of paralysis about a year ago, and never recovered. Seven children survive her: Mr. W. C. Congdon, our chief of police, Mrs. James Seabury of Lynchburg, Va., Miss Charlotte Congdon of this city, Mr. George Congdon, of South Carolina, Mrs. J.G. Stevens, of this city, Mr. James Congdon, of South Carolina, Mr. Robert Congdon, of New London, and Miss Martha Congdon, of this city.
Last Edited27 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S985] R. Hammett Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family (Newport, R.I.: John P. Sanborn, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1878), p.18; digital images, Internet Archive, archive.org (https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftille1878till/page/n4/mode/1up : accessed
  2. [S287] Find a Grave Website, online www.findagrave.com, Island Cemetery, Newport, RI

James Tilley

M, #9093, b. December 1816, d. 22 November 1827

Parents

FatherAbraham Dennis Tilley (b. 29 May 1775, d. 5 June 1845)
MotherRuth Nichols Tew (b. 1780, d. 25 March 1857)

Biography

BirthDecember 1816James Tilley was born in December 1816 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.
Death22 November 1827He died on 22 November 1827 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island,
Last Edited26 November 2018

Ruth A. Tilley

F, #9094, b. 7 September 1821, d. 19 May 1902

Parents

FatherAbraham Dennis Tilley (b. 29 May 1775, d. 5 June 1845)
MotherRuth Nichols Tew (b. 1780, d. 25 March 1857)

Family: James C. Powell (b. 27 July 1822, d. 14 September 1865)

Biography

Birth7 September 1821Ruth A. Tilley was born on 7 September 1821 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.1
MarriageJames C. Powell and she were married, date unknown Ruth and James had 6 children:
James T. (1850 - 18 May 1880)
Charlotte Amelia (1852 - 1832, did not marry. When Charlotte died, she willed her estate to a niece and 2 nephews, and her personal effects included a miniature painting of Abraham Tilley.)
Abby Prescott (1855 - 1918, m. William J. Cozzens as his 2nd wife)
Carrie (1857 - 1912, did not marry)
Frank (1859 - 1901)
Charles (died as an infant)2
Burial21 March 1902She was buried on 21 March 1902 at Island Cemetery in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.3
Death19 May 1902She died on 19 May 1902 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island,3
Last Edited28 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S985] R. Hammett Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family (Newport, R.I.: John P. Sanborn, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1878), p.18; digital images, Internet Archive, archive.org (https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftille1878till/page/n4/mode/1up : accessed
  2. [S985] Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family, p. 21
  3. [S287] Find a Grave Website, online www.findagrave.com, Island Cemetery, Newport, RI

George Henry Tilley

M, #9095, b. 24 February 1824, d. about 1900

Parents

FatherAbraham Dennis Tilley (b. 29 May 1775, d. 5 June 1845)
MotherRuth Nichols Tew (b. 1780, d. 25 March 1857)

Family: Frances J. Cave (b. 1 March 1841, d. 23 December 1912)

SonJoseph Boutelle Tilley+ (b. 13 January 1868, d. 24 January 1935)

Biography

Birth24 February 1824George Henry Tilley was born on 24 February 1824 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.1
Relocation1850In 1850, George Henry Tilley moved to Arcata, Humboldt County, California. He was one of the "Argonauts" who sailed around the Horn to settle in California. He was a founder pioneer of Arcata. He visited Newport in 1888, after being away for 31 years, and a newspaper mention of the visit says that he first went to California as one of the company of the Audley Clarke.
Marriage27 December 1860He and Frances J. Cave were married on 27 December 1860 in Arcata, Humboldt County, California,
Census1880He appeared in the census 1880 in Arcata, Humboldt County, California. George is listed as: George H. Tilley (56, Farmer, b. R. Island, parents in NY)
Frances J. (38, wife, keeping house, b. Iowa)
Joseph B. (12, son, going to school, b. in California)
Boutelle, James A. (68, Boarder, widowed, Gentleman of Leisure, b. Mass.)
Tappendorf, Hulda (female, 14, domestic servant, b. Mich, father b. in Mass., and mother in Prussia)
Tappendorf, Paul (male, 18, Hired man, laborer, b. Mich, father b. in Mass., and mother in Prussia)
Deathabout 1900He died about 1900 He is listed on the 27 July 1896 Voter Register for Wood Precinct, Humboldt County, California, age 72. Height 5'11", Complexion Light, Eyes Blue, Hair Grey, born in Rhode Island.

He is listed again as of 26 Aug 1898, age 74.
Census-not found1900George has not been found on the census of 1900 Arcata, Humboldt County, California,
Will13 March 1900He had a will recorded on 13 March 1900 in Humboldt County, California. It is in Vol. D-52 of the Humboldt County Register, on file at the Humboldt Cty Historical Society, Eureka. No death date is listed in the register, but it is noted that the will was recorded 13 Mar, 1900.
Last Edited28 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S985] R. Hammett Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family (Newport, R.I.: John P. Sanborn, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1878), p.18; digital images, Internet Archive, archive.org (https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftille1878till/page/n4/mode/1up : accessed

William Prior Congdon

M, #9096, b. 12 March 1807, d. 7 October 1880

Family: Nancy Tilley (b. 20 July 1808, d. 4 July 1889)

SonJames Carr Congdon

Biography

Birth12 March 1807William Prior Congdon was born on 12 March 1807.1
Marriage26 June 1830He and Nancy Tilley were married on 26 June 1830 Nancy and William had 12 children:
William Carey (d. 7 Mar 1903, age 73)
Charlotte (1832 - 1891)
Ruth A
Sarah Prior (Congdon) Stevens (1840-1911), m. J.G. Stevens.
George Reynolds (1838-1893)
George
Sarah P
Robert R (d. after 1903)
James Carr (1844-1915)
John C
Martha D (1847 - 1889)
John C. C.1
Death7 October 1880He died on 7 October 1880 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island,2
Burial9 October 1880He was buried on 9 October 1880 at Island Cemetery in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.2
Last Edited27 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S985] R. Hammett Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family (Newport, R.I.: John P. Sanborn, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1878), p.18; digital images, Internet Archive, archive.org (https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftille1878till/page/n4/mode/1up : accessed
  2. [S287] Find a Grave Website, online www.findagrave.com, Island Cemetery, Newport, RI

Annie E. Lovie

F, #9098, b. 28 June 1817

Family: Thomas S. Tilley (b. 9 September 1818, d. 18 October 1877)

SonWilliam Lovie Tilley (b. 29 May 1843, d. 28 May 1900)

Biography

Birth28 June 1817Annie E. Lovie was born on 28 June 1817.
Marriage27 July 1842Thomas S. Tilley and she were married on 27 July 1842 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, Thomas and Annie had five children:
William Lovie (1843 - 1900)
Thomas S., Jr.
George H
Benjamin H
Abbie R.1
Last Edited27 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S985] R. Hammett Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family (Newport, R.I.: John P. Sanborn, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1878), p. 20; digital images, Internet Archive, archive.org (https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftille1878till/page/n4/mode/1up : accessed

William Lovie Tilley

M, #9099, b. 29 May 1843, d. 28 May 1900

Parents

FatherThomas S. Tilley (b. 9 September 1818, d. 18 October 1877)
MotherAnnie E. Lovie (b. 28 June 1817)

Family 1: Elizabeth J. Ayers (b. 25 April 1850, d. 17 March 1874)

Family 2: Kate Hammond (b. 15 June 1844, d. 8 June 1877)

Family 3: Mary E. Sherman (b. 28 January 1844)

Biography

Birth29 May 1843William Lovie Tilley was born on 29 May 1843 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.
Marriage25 December 1866He and Elizabeth J. Ayers were married on 25 December 1866 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, Elizabeth and William had 4 children:
Mary E.
Thomas S.
Infant Daughter
Carrie S.1,2
Marriage19 October 1875He and Kate Hammond were married on 19 October 1875 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, William and Kate had one child, Percival Tilley.2
Marriage24 April 1878He and Mary E. Sherman were married on 24 April 1878 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, Mary was the widow of George P. White.2
Death28 May 1900He died on 28 May 1900 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island,
Burial30 May 1900He was buried on 30 May 1900 at Middletown Cemetery in Middletown, Newport County, Rhode Island.3
Obituary2 June 19002 June 1900, Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, Newport Mercury Obituary:. William Lovie Tilley died at his residence last Monday morning after a long illness. About a year and a half ago he suffered a paralytic stroke and since then had been confined to his house, his condition steadily growing worse and finally culminating in his death. Mr. Tilley was at one time one of the best known residents of the city. He was descended from an old Newport family, being a son of the late Thomas S. Tilley who was for many years sheriff of Newport county. Early in life he went in California and remained there for several years. During the civil was he served in the pay department and after its close became a member of Char. E. Lawton Post, G.A.R., of this city. He was also a member of Rhode Island Lodge and Aquidneck Encampment, I.O.O.F., and has held office in both bodies. He was at one time deputy sheriff and had also occupied the office of probate clerk. He was three times married. A widow and four children survive him, Thomas S. Percy, and Laura G. Tilley of this city and Mrs. J. Oscar Peckham of Middletown.
Last Edited28 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S287] Find a Grave Website, online www.findagrave.com, Island Cemetery, Newport, RI
  2. [S985] R. Hammett Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family (Newport, R.I.: John P. Sanborn, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1878), p. 21; digital images, Internet Archive, archive.org (https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftille1878till/page/n4/mode/1up : accessed
  3. [S287] Find a Grave Website, online www.findagrave.com, Middletown Cemetery, Middletown, RI.

Elizabeth J. Ayers

F, #9100, b. 25 April 1850, d. 17 March 1874

Family: William Lovie Tilley (b. 29 May 1843, d. 28 May 1900)

Biography

Birth25 April 1850Elizabeth J. Ayers was born on 25 April 1850.1
Marriage25 December 1866William Lovie Tilley and she were married on 25 December 1866 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, Elizabeth and William had 4 children:
Mary E.
Thomas S.
Infant Daughter
Carrie S.2,1
Death17 March 1874She died on 17 March 18741
Last Edited28 November 2018

Citations

  1. [S985] R. Hammett Tilley, Genealogy of the Tilley Family (Newport, R.I.: John P. Sanborn, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1878), p. 21; digital images, Internet Archive, archive.org (https://archive.org/details/genealogyoftille1878till/page/n4/mode/1up : accessed
  2. [S287] Find a Grave Website, online www.findagrave.com, Island Cemetery, Newport, RI