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Alice Tilden (Bigge)

Birthplace: Tenterden, Kent, England
Death: before May 13, 1593
Tenterden, Kent, England
Place of Burial: St. Mildred's, Tenterden, Kent, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Bigge; Robert Bigge and Elizabeth Bigge
Wife of Thomas Tilden; John Matthews and Thomas Tilden, I
Mother of Nathaniel Tilden; Thomas Mathews; Sarah Tilden; Abigail Tilden; Elder Nathaniel Tilden and 5 others
Sister of Walter Bigge; Richard Bigge; Thomas Bigge; Dorothy Bigge; Elinor Bigge and 3 others

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About Alice Tilden

More Notes for THOMAS TILDEN:

He married three times. He married Alice BIGGE March 10, 1575/6 in Tenterden, Kent, England. Alice was born in Benenden, Kent, England. She is the daughter of Robert BIGGE and Elizabeth (BIGGE). Alice died at age unknown. Her body was interred May 13, 1593 in Tenterden, Kent, England.

Alice contested her husband's will on 9/26/1617 along with sons Nathaniel Tilden of Tenterden, Hopestill Tilden of the town of Sandwich, and Thomas Tilden and Freegift Tilden of Wye bringing suit against her son, executor Joseph Tilden.

On 3/27/1618, the sentence was passed that confirmed the original will, deeming that her husband was sane and in right mind when he signed his original will [Consistory Court of Canterbury]. ["Genealogical Research in England," NEHGR, Oct., 1911].

Possibly daughter of Robert Biggs/Bigge of Bennenden Kent England

Burial record has Alice wife of Thomas Tilden. No other marriage of a Thomas to Alice.

Thomas leaves widow Alice 1617, who with sons contest his will. Has to be a third wife.

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Alice Tilden's Timeline

Tenterden, Kent, England
August 30, 1579
Tenterden, Kent, England
February 26, 1581
Tenterden, Kent, England
July 28, 1583
Kent, England, United Kingdom
July 28, 1583
Tenterden, Kent, England
November 28, 1585
Tenterden, Kent, England
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
May 1, 1588
Tenterden, Kent, England
October 11, 1590
Tenterden, Kent, England