Nancy J. Tilton

July 1829–29 February 1912 (Age 82)
Belgrade, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life of Nancy J.

When Nancy J. Tilton was born in July 1829, in Belgrade, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, Jeremiah Tilton, was 33 and her mother, Hannah Morrill, was 29. She married Nathan Weston Merrill on 9 April 1857, in Belgrade, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Stearns, Minnesota, United States in 1860. She died on 29 February 1912, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Weston Merrill
1835–1903
Nancy J. Tilton
1829–1912
Marriage: 9 April 1857
Stella A. Merrill
1858–1938
Lilla Paulina Merrill
1859–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 April 1857
Belgrade, Kennebec, Maine, United States
children

(2)

    Stella A. Merrill

    Female1858–1938Female

    Lilla Paulina Merrill

    Female1859–1939Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Peaslee Tilton

    Male1825–Male

    Female1829–1912Female

    Francis C Tilton

    Male1833–1885Male

    Manley M. Tilton

    Male1835–1900Male

    Albins Tilton

    MaleMale

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 3

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
1858

Age 29

Minnesota is the 32nd state.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Tilton in Leicestershire, named with the Old English personal name Tila + Old English tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nancy Tilton in household of Jeremiah Tilton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy J Merrell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nancy T Merrill in household of Nathan W Merrill, "United States Census, 1900"

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