Josephus Steven Tilton, Sr.

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Josephus Steven Tilton, Sr.

Birthplace: Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States
Death: Died in Danville, Knox, Ohio, United States
Place of Burial: Knox County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Elijah Tilton and Mary Ann Tilton
Husband of Sabina Tilton
Father of Josephus Stephen Tilton, Jr.; Daniel M. Tilton, Jr.; Asbury J. Tilton; Mary Ellen Dunn; Maria Jane Blakely and 7 others
Brother of William Craig Tilton; Richard Tilton; Daniel Monroe Tilton; Nathaniel Tilton; Elijah Tilton and 3 others

Occupation: farmer; insurance agent
Managed by: Private User
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About Josephus Steven Tilton, Sr.

In 1833 he became dissatisfied with the extension of slavery, and having read the life and writings of Thomas Jefferson, he became what was known as an Abolitionist. 

He served in the Civil War, being a member of company F, One Hundred and Forty-second regiment, Ohio National guard.

Alternate place of death: Jelloway, Knox County, Ohio, US.

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Josephus Steven Tilton, Sr.'s Timeline

October 1, 1811
Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States
April 4, 1836
Age 24
August 29, 1838
Age 26
September 22, 1840
Age 28
Ohio, United States
August 10, 1842
Age 30
Knox, Ohio, United States
October 7, 1843
Age 32
November 1847
Age 36
Ohio, United States
November 2, 1849
Age 38
Knox County, Ohio, United States
July 3, 1852
Age 40
Knox County, Ohio, United States