Amariah L. Tilton

Male16 March 1863–1933

Brief Life History of Amariah L.

When Amariah L. Tilton was born on 16 March 1863, in Bakersville, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States, his father, Lewis S. Tilton, was 30 and his mother, Caroline Lake, was 29. He married Isabelle Smith in 1881, in Bakersville, Jefferson Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Atlantic, New Jersey, United States in 1905 and Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1933, at the age of 70, and was buried in Atlantic City Cemetery, Pleasantville, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States.

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Amariah L. Tilton
Isabelle Smith
Marriage: 1881
Albert Tilton
John Tilton
Sarah Jane Tilton
Oscar Tilton
Elvina Tilton
Edmun Tilton
Edna C. Tilton
Howard Tilton
Lewis S. Tilton
Oscar Tilton
Ralph E. Tilton
Vera Mae Tilton

Sources (20)

  • Ameriale Tilton, "New Jersey State Census, 1885"
  • Tilton, "New Jersey, Reclaim the Records, Geographic Birth Index, 1901-1929"
  • Amariah Tilton, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1881Bakersville, Jefferson Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1877: Atlantic, New Jersey, United States

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 19

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (Berkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Tilton in Leicestershire, named with the Old English personal name Tila, Tilla + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, settlement’.

    History: William Tilton came to Lynn, MA, in or before 1637. Many of his descendants were master mariners, living on Martha's Vineyard. James Tilton of DE (1745–1822) was a physician who became US surgeon general.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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