Deborah Cilley

9 January 1793–31 March 1863 (Age 70)
Andover, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Deborah

When Deborah Cilley was born on 9 January 1793, in Andover, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Jonathan Cilley, was 47 and her mother, Mary Fellows, was 34. She married Ebenezer Tilton on 21 October 1813, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 31 March 1863, in Mineral, Bureau, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Tilton
1787–1833
Deborah Cilley
1793–1863
Marriage: 21 October 1813
Wilder Tilton
1815–1896
Ebenezer Tilton
1828–1828
Smith W Tilton
–1855
Willard S Tilton
1816–1855
Mary Tilton
1819–1900
Anthony Emery Tilton
1821–1855
Sarah Ann Tilton
1825–1870
Eben Tilton
1832–1882

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 October 1813
New Hampshire, United States
children

(8)

    Wilder Tilton

    Male1815–1896Male

    Willard S Tilton

    Male1816–1855Male

    Mary Tilton

    Female1819–1900Female

    Anthony Emery Tilton

    Male1821–1855Male

    Sarah Ann Tilton

    Female1825–1870Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1793–1863Female

    Henry Dearborn Cilley

    Male1794–1844Male

    Female1796–Female

    Mary Ann Cilley

    Female1810–1865Female

    Abigail Celley

    Female1812–1836Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 15

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1812

Age 19

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Silley, a variant of Seeley . This is a frequent NH name.2 Americanized spelling of German Zille, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a bargee, from Middle High German zülle ‘barge’, mainly used in Saxony and the Berlin area.3 Americanized form of South German Killer, a variant of Kilian , or a habitational name from a place near Hechingen (Württemberg).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Debora Cilly in entry for Wilder Tilton, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Deborah Cilley in entry for Mary Parkinson, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Debora Cilly in entry for Wilder Tilton, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"

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