Deborah Cilley

Female9 January 1793–31 March 1863

Brief Life History 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 lived in Dunbarton, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States in 1850. 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
Deborah Cilley
Marriage: 21 October 1813
Wilder Tilton
Ebenezer Tilton
Smith W Tilton
Willard S Tilton
Mary Tilton
Anthony Emery Tilton
Sarah Ann Tilton
Eben Tilton

Sources (7)

  • Deborah Tilton in household of Edward F Eaton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Debora Cilly in entry for Wilder Tilton, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955"
  • Deborah Tilton in household of John Parkinson, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1813New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (3)

    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. 


    Age 19

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

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Silley, itself a variant of Seeley .

    Possibly an Americanized form 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.

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

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