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Surname: Tillotson

Biographical Sketch of Edwin Gray Tillotson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Tillotson, Edwin Gray; banker; born Painesville, O., April 12, 1867; son of Frank A. and Sarah Gray Tillotson; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, May 1, 1895, Grace Felton Tillotson, who died Oct. 14, 1911; issue, one child; pres. The Tillotson & Wolcott Co., investment bankers; The Guarantee Title & Trust Co.; director The Electric Properties Co., New York City; member Union, Country, Mayfield, and Athletic Clubs, Cleverland, and City Midday, of New...

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Biography of Howard C. Tillotson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Howard C. Tillotson. Some men make a success in life apparently by disregarding the old rule of sticking to one thing and to one place. The possession of several talents, and the judgment to make use of them operate to contradict the rule which the average person finds safe for his guidance. One of these men of varied abilities and varied experiences is Howard C. Tillotson, a prominent resident of Latham. Mr. Tillotson is a native of Kansas, and both he and his wife are people of special interest and note because of what they have done for others as well as for themselves. Mr. Tillotson was born at Olathe, Kansas, July 29, 1868. His father, Charles Tillotson, was a Kansas pioneer and was a descendant of Bishop Tillotson, a noted English divine who came to the United States and was prominent in New York in Colonial days. Charles Tillotson was born at Pittsford, Monroe County, New York, August 14, 1827. He grew up in Pittsford, and married his first wife in that state. A tinner by trade, he followed the occupation through the states of New York, Indiana and Illinois, and in the early sixties located in Kansas still following his trade in this state. Kansas was a territory and Olathe was just on the...

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Biographical Sketch of Isaac Tillotson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Isaac Tillotson, from Massachusetts, came to Belvidere at an early date, remaining until his death, in 1857, aged ninety-eight years. Isaac was a revolutionary soldier, and reared a family of eight children. His son, Eben, was born in 1783, reared a family of nine children, and died in 1848. Chauncey, youngest son of Eben, born in 1834, has been a resident of this town since 1862. Richard, the third son of Isaac, was born in 1798. His family consisted of six children, of whom the second, Orrin, has always been a resident of Waterville. He has held many of the town...

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Biographical Sketch of Collins F. Tillotson

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Collins F. Tillotson was a farmer of Maple Township, Ida County, Iowa. He purchased wild prairie land in February, 1874, when he came to Ida County and resided on 417 acres in Section 18. He was born in Onondaga County, New York, December 7, 1846. His father was Sanford P. Tillotson born in Connecticut and was a soldier in the Revolutionary war. His mother was, before her marriage, Miss Nancy Jane Ward. His grandfather, David Tillotson, was a native of Connecticut and served in the war of 1812. Collins was reared in New York and received his education in the common schools and at Monroe Collegiate Institute, Elbridge, New York. He attended Faley Seminary at Fulton, New York. He had a nice frame dwelling on his land, along with a barn, crib building, and hog house with a lean-to. He had cattle sheds, stock scales, windmill, and piping leading to the different yards. At the age of 24 years, Mr. Tillotson married in Onondaga County, New York to Miss Mary J. Clark. Mary was the daughter of Newton and Phoebe (Sprague) Clark. They had six children: Jessie, Fred, Charley, Francis, Mertie, and...

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