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(V) Major David Tilden, son of Christopher Tilden, was born at Boston, October 5, 1741. He married Joanna. He lived in Boston and Pembroke, Massachusetts and was prominent in the revolution. He was first lieutenant in Captain James Hatch’s company in 1776 and marched from Pembroke to Braintree. He was second major of Colonel John Cushing’s regiment (Second Plymouth county) in 1777 and was in the Rhode Island campaign. He was superintendent of mustering in 1778, in Plymouth county. Children: 1. Sarah, baptized at Pembroke, February 19, 1764. 2. James, mentioned in Deane’s “Scituate.” 3. Christopher, born in Boston, April 12, 1769, mentioned elsewhere. 4. Mary, baptized March 24, 1771. 5. David, baptized at Pembroke, February 28, 1773. 6. Sarah, baptized at Pembroke, February 5, 1775. 7. Nathaniel, baptized at Pembroke, November 3, 1776. 8. Nathaniel, baptized July 26, 1778.

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