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Re: Abraham T. TILTON & Sarah BIXBY of Norridgewock, Somerset County, Maine
Posted by: Delores Mowat (ID *****7408) Date: January 01, 2008 at 14:34:47
In Reply to: Abraham T. TILTON & Sarah BIXBY of Norridgewock, Somerset County, Maine by George H. Stevens of 558

George, From the birth and deaths copied from the record book at the selectmens office in Skowhegan, Maine.
Abbie F. Tilton, born Sept. 23, 1823, died Oct. 7, 1908.
Sarah A. Tilton, born Apr. 29, 1816, died Sept. 28, 1901.
Abraham Tilton, born July 27, 1790, died Mar. 11, 1867.
Sally, wife of Abraham Tilton, died Feb. 5, 1835, age 50.
All the above are buried in the Southside Cemetery in Skowhegan.
Have the obits of Sarah, Abbie and Horatio.
2. Source: Some Cornville History by Lawrence Amazeen.
"In 1816 Josiah Tilton of Deerfield, NH bought land in Cornville, as he was 72 years of age at the time, his SONS, ABRAHAM (1790) and DANIEL (1793) obviously were the ones to further develop the land. Before many years Abraham left town and settled in Norridgewock.
3. Josiah and Abigail are buried in the Fogg Cemetery in Cornville, Me. Josiah was a Rev. War Veteran.
4. Source: History of Norridgewock by William Allen
1836 marriage of Abraham T. Tilton and Lucy Parker.
5. Source: Skowhegan on the Kennebec by Louise Coburn
Dea. Lord sold his place in 1864 for $1800 to Abraham T. Tilton, who giving up to his son, Horatio, his farm on the Norridgewock road above the line, spent his last years in the brick house. His daughters Sarah and Abbie lived there throughout their lives.
Source: Skowhegan History House in Skowhegan .
Small ink sketch by Zaidee Morrison of Miss Abby Tilton.
Skowhegan on the Kennebec:
A memorial list of Skowhegan Service men of the War of 1812. "Several men who lived in town later had had service in the war of 1812, among whom were Abraham Tilton."
I have spent many hours in the Tilton house. It was bought by Louise Coburn and is now the Skowhegan History House Museum. It houses the history of Old Skowhegan.
If I can be of further help let me know.
Delores


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