John Tilley

(19 December 1571 - 1621)

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Relationship11th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree
FatherRobert Tilley (c. 1540 - btwn 31 Dec 1611 - 1612)
MotherElizabeth (1544 - Mar 1614)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildJohn Tilley was baptized on 19 December 1571, in Henlow, Bedfordshire, England.
GroomHe married Joan Hurst, daughter of William Hurst and Rose Fisher (or Marshe), on 20 September 1596.
DeceasedHe died in 1621 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, New England. 'John Tillie and his wife both dyed a litle after they came ashore..."1

Children with Joan Hurst:

Immigrant Ancestor

On 11 November 1620, John Tilley at the age of 48 years, 10 months and 23 days years, and Joan Tilley arrived in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, New England, with their child Elizabeth. They arrived on the Mayflower. "John Tillie, and his wife; and Eelizabeth, their

Some Life Events of Interest

John Tilley is listed as the 16th signer of the Mayflower Compact.


Silk Worker

Sources - Citations

  1. [S641] William Bradford, Bradford's History "Of Plimoth Plantation" From The Original Manuscript. (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., State Printers, 1898; electronic reprint, Wentham, Massachusetts: Secretary of the Commonwealth, 2002). Electronic Version Prepared by Dr. Ted Hildebrandt, Gordon College, Wenham, MA 01984, March 1, 2002, pg. 537.
  2. [S641] William Bradford, Plimoth Plantation, pg. 533 (Appendix.).
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