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Tillotson Early Origins



The surname Tillotson was first found in Cheshire at Tilston, a village and a civil parish that was anciently the site of the Roman town Bovium, which was on the Roman road between Chester and Wroxeter. By the time of the Conquest, the village was known as Tilleston which was the spelling used in the Domesday Book of 1086. At that time, the lands were held by Eynion de Tilston, and was granted to him by Hugh Lupus, the nephew of King William I. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
It is presumed that the village was so named having derived from an Old English personal name + "stan" as in the "stone of a man called Tilli or Tilla." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

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Tillotson Spelling Variations


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Tillotson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Tilston, Tillston, Tillstone, Tilson, Tillson, Tillstone, Tillotson, Dilson, Dillson, Dilsen and many more.

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Tillotson Early History


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Tillotson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tillotson research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1676, 1630, 1694, 1694, 1630, 1694, 1672, 1691, 1694, 1695, 1704, 1672, 1738, 1639, 1655, 1635, 1639, 1634 and 1639 are included under the topic Early Tillotson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Tillotson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Tillotson Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include John Tillotson (1630-1694), from Sowerby, Yorkshire, an English clergyman, Dean of Canterbury in 1672, Archbishop of Canterbury (1691-1694.) After his death, his widow received 2500 guineas for his manuscript sermons and these...

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Tillotson In Ireland


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Tillotson In Ireland



Some of the Tillotson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 89 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tillotson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Tillotson, who landed in Rowley, Massachusetts in 1648

Tillotson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Tillotson who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1853

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Contemporary Notables of the name Tillotson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Tillotson (post 1700)



  • Robert Livingston Tillotson (1786-1878), American lawyer and politician, Secretary of State of New York (1816-1817)
  • Peter S. Tillotson (b. 1936), American basketball player
  • Neil Tillotson (1898-2001), American inventor of the modern latex balloon and latex gloves
  • Thaddeus "Thad" Asa Tillotson (1940-2012), American Major League Baseball relief pitcher
  • Thomas Tillotson (1750-1832), American politician, Secretary of State of New York (1801-1806) and (1807-1808)
  • Mary Tillotson, American broadcast journalist
  • Johnny Tillotson (b. 1939), American singer and songwriter
  • Ira Tillotson, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Tompkins County, 1833
  • George I. Tillotson, American politician, Member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1887
  • David F. Tillotson, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 4th District, 1962
  • ... (Another 15 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  6. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  11. ...

The Tillotson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Tillotson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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