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William Tilghman

Birthdate: (31)
Birthplace: Kent County, England?
Death: August 27, 1541 (27-35)
Kent County, England?
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Tilghman and Dionysia Tilghman
Husband of Isabel Tilghman and Joan Tilghman
Father of Richard Tilghman
Brother of John Tilghman and Ralph Tilghman
Half brother of Nicholas Tilghman

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About William Tilghman

According to SF Tillman in the 1962 edition of 'Spes Alit Agricolam', this William Tilghman is son of Thomas Tilghman and Joan (Newman) Tilghman of Snodland Parish.

He died 27 August 1541 with his will being probated 22 November of that year. He married first Isabel Avery and second Joan Amherst. Issue of the first marriage is Richard Tilghman b. c 1518. No known issue from second marriage.

A monument to the memory of William Tilghman in the Snodland Parish church, identified by one English author as the "West Mailing Church" gives the date of his death and the name of his two wives. A brass plate on his monument bears the following" "Pray for the soule of William Tilghman, the Elder, and Isabell and Joan, his wives, which William decessayed the XXVII day of August, Anno Domini MCCCCEXLI, on whose soules Jesu have Mercy. "As you are so was I, as I am so shalt you be."

  1. 9: Tillman, S. Frederick. (1962). Spes alit agricolam: (Hope sustains the farmer): covering the years 1225 to 1961 of the Tilghman (Tillman) and allied families. [Chevy Chase, Md.: s.n., 1962.]
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Kent County, England?
August 27, 1541
Age 31
Kent County, England?