Early Origins of the Tillendane family
The surname Tillendane was first found in Kent
where they have held a family seat
from very ancient times. The name distributed to three main branches. The senior line held a family seat at Milsted in Kent
. The second in Sussex
which produced most of the American Tildens, and the junior branch settled at Ifield. They possessed lands in Brenchly, Otterden, Kennington, Biddenden, Torry Hill, Wye and Tilmanstone from about the year 1327, but most likely much sooner.
Early History of the Tillendane family
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Tillendane Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tilden, Tildon, Tylden, Tilderden, Tileden, Tillden and many more.
Early Notables of the Tillendane family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tillendane family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nathaniel and Lidia Tilden with seven children who settled in Scituate, Massachusetts in 1628; Nathaniel was from Kent
, England; Robert and William Tilden settled in Belfast Me. in 1822.