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  • Benjamin Chew Tilghman, II (1821 - 1901)
    Benjamin Chew Tilghman, US inventor and industrialist. His chief contribution was the invention of sandblasting. Note: Iles gives his birthdate as Oct 21, 1821. Other sources say 1823. His headston...
  • Christopher Tillman, Jr. (1592 - c.1673)
    The time of his arrival in Virginia is listed in Greer's "Early Emigrants to Virginia," and in "Patents of Virginia," as 9 May 1635. In the "Visitation of Kent," it is recorded that Christopher Tilghma...
  • Christopher Tilghman, Sr. (1570 - c.1619)
    Is described in the "Visitation of Kent," as being "de Selling," which is to say that he lived in the parish of Selling, Faversham hundred. Died prior to 1619, for Berry in his "County Genealogies," sp...
  • Mary Warren (c.1754 - 1825)
  • Ruth Tilghman (c.1600 - 1694)

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