Thomas Tileston1

#727, b. 1611, d. 16 June 1694
Thomas Tileston was born in 1611 at Tilston, Cheshire, England.1 He married Elizabeth Heath, daughter of Hugh Heath.1 He died on 16 June 1694.1
Thomas Tileston a grantee of land in 1634 at Dorchester, Massachusetts.1 Thomas Tileston and Elizabeth Heath had eight children.1
Descended from a family by the name of Tilston, of Tilston in Cheshire, England. The earliest ancestor known was Nicholas de Tilston, lord of the Manor of Tilston, from whom descended Nicholas de Tilston in the ninth year of Edward III, whose grandson and heir, Roger Tilston, Esquire, fought at Agincourt in 1415, in the reign of Henry V, and married Catharine, second daughter of Sir John Leigh, of Cheshire. His son and heir, Thomas Tilston, married Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of Hugh Heath of Huxley in the same county. On Huxley Hall is the shield of arms of Tylston with seven quarterings. The hall was a fine old moated mansion. Tilston, Cheshire County, is a village, township, and parish, three miles northwest of Malpas. Tilston Fearnall is a township in Bunbury parish, and contains Tilston Lodge, as chief residence.1

Children of Thomas Tileston and Elizabeth Heath


  1. Julia Metcalf Cary. Thomas Tileston, A Child's Memories of her Grandfather. N.p.:, 1925.
  2. Kendall Mellem "Thomas Tileston Descendants", E-mail message of 28 Feb 1999.