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Pardon Tillinghast

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Birthplace: North Kingstown, Kings County (Present Washington County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Death: Died in West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
Place of Burial: West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island, United States
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Son of Charles Tillinghast and Abigail Tillinghast
Husband of Mary Tillinghast
Father of Sylvester Tillinghast; Charles Tillinghast; Susannah Tillinghast; Mary Tillinghast; Allen Tillinghast and 8 others
Brother of Joseph Tillinghast and Allen Tillinghast

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About Pardon Tillinghast

Deacon Pardon Tillinghast, son of Charles, and grandfather of Judge Waldo Tillinghast, of Plainfield, Conn., was born in North Kingston, R.I., June 8, 1765, and died Nov. 20, 1816, at West Greenwich, R.I. By occupation he was a farmer. For many years he was a deacon in the Baptist Church. On Dec. 18, 1785, he was married to Mary Sweet, daughter of Sylvester Sweet, born Oct. 2, 1770, at Exeter, R.I.; she died Aug. 19, 1854. Their children were Charles, born Sept. 16, 1787, passed his later years in Griswold, Conn., engaged in farming; Susan, born Sept. 13, 1789, married an Avery; Sylvester, born July 24, 1792, lived in West Greenwich; Mary, born March 28, 1794, married a Tillinghast, of West Greenwich; Allen, born May 26, 1790, lived in Greenwich, R.I.; Pardon, born April 1, 1798, was a resident of Killingly, Conn.; Joseph, born April 26, 1800, lived in West Greenwich, and later at Sterling, Conn.; Abbie, born May 13, 1802, married (first) Pardon Bates, of West Greenwich, by whom she had three children, and (second) a Mr. Bowen, of Woodstock, Conn., by whom she had five children (she died at Killingly); Tabitha, born Sept. 7, 1804, married (first) Allen James, by whom she had three children, and (second) Josiah Love, of Coventry, R.I.; Phoebe, born Aug. 7, 1806, married Caleb Tillinghast, and lived in Plainfield, Conn., dying without issue, June 25, 1875; Thomas, father of Judge Waldo, born April 9, 1810, in West Greenwich, died in Griswold, Conn., Nov. 29, 1871; John, born Oct. 12, 1812, served in the Baptist ministry for almost fifty years, much of the time in Coventry, Rhode Island.

Source: "Commemorative Biographical Record of Tolland and Windham Counties, Connecticut"- Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative citizens and of many of the early settled families- Publisher: J. H. Beers & Co., Chicago; 1903 http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/cowindham/records/biographies/com_bio_record/tillinghastfamily.html

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Pardon Tillinghast's Timeline

1763
June 28, 1763
North Kingstown, Kings County (Present Washington County), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1785
December 18, 1785
Age 22
1791
1791
Age 27
Rhode Island, United States
1793
March 28, 1793
Age 29
Rhode Island, United States
1793
Age 29
Rhode Island, United States
1796
May 20, 1796
Age 32
West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States
1796
Age 32
Regensburg, Upper Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany
1797
1797
Age 33
Rhode Island, United States
1798
April 1, 1798
Age 34
Rhode Island, United States
1800
April 25, 1800
Age 36
West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States