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  1. Rebecca Tilghman: Birth: ABT 1657 in London, England. Death: 3 SEP 1725 in Will probated Kent Co., Maryland

  2. Richard Dr. Tilghman: Birth: 23 FEB 1672/73 in The Hermitage, Queen Anne Co., MD.. Death: 23 JAN 1738/39 in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland


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a. Note:   Note: SR. RICHARD TILGHMAN MARRIED , IN ENGLAND, TO MARY FOXLEY. IN MARYLAND DR. TILGHMAN WAS APPOINTED HIGH SHERIFF OF TALBOT CO., BEING APPARENTLY THE FRIST TO OCCUPY THE OFFICE, WHICH WAS ONE AFTER THE TYPE WHICH HAD EXISTED IN ENGLAND. HE HAD HIS DIFFICULTIES BOTH WITH THOSE WHO RESISTED PAYMENT OF TAXES(WHICH AS SUCH OFFICER IT WAS HIS DUTYTO COLLECT)AS WELL AS THOSE WHO ATTEMPTED TO EVADE PAYMENT OF HIS SURGICAL FEE. THE LAVK OF MERIT IN CHARGES PREFERRED AGAINST HIM, AS A RESULT OF HIS EFFORTS TO COLLECT TAXES DUE , IS EVIDENT FROMTHE FACT OF DISMISSAL WITHOUT PAY BY THE UPPER HOUSE AT ST. MARY'S (MD. ARCHIVES). HE PATENTED "CANTERBURY MANOR" IN TALBOT CO., AS THE RESULT OF HIS CONDITIONAL GRANT BUT APPARENTLY NEVER SETTLED ON THAT PROPERTY WHICH HE SOLD IN 1665(LND RECORDS OF TALBOT CO. "ON APRIL 1667 HE RECIVED A CONFIRMATORY GRANT TO "TILGHMAN HERMITAGE" ON CHESTER RIVER (THEN IN TALBOT BUT SINCE 1706 IN QUEEN ANNE'S) AND FROM THAT NUCLEUS EXTENDED HIS HOLDING UNTIL THEY INCLUDED A LARGE TRACT. HIS WILL IS DATED OCT.5 1673 AND WAS PROVED MARCH 6 1675. (1 MD. CAL. WILLS 181). IT MENYIONS HIS SONS WILLIAM AND RICHARD AND HIS DAU. REBECCA AND HIS WIFE MARY, WHO IS THEREIN NAMED EXCUTRIX. SEEMINGLY HIS DAU. MARY IS NOT MENTIONEDBECAUSE SHE WAS ALREADY MARRIED AND PROVIDED FOR . HE IS BURIED AT THE HERMITAGE. PASSING ALONG THE SHORE OF TILGHMAN'S NECK, AND COMING TO TILGMAN CREEK, SAYS SWEPSON EARLE IN HIS BOOK. THE CHESAPEAKE BAY COUNTRY ONE MUST PAUSE AT THE HERMITAGE WHICH BOTH FROM ITS PRESENT STATE AND PAST HISTORY, MAY PROBABLY BE CONSIDERED THE SHOW PLACE OF QUEEN ANNE CO. THE ENTRANCE DRIVEWAY TO THE MANSION. PASSES FOR A MILES THOUGH AN AVENUE OF LOFTY PINES, THE CHESTER RIVER APPEARING IN THE DISTANCETHROUGH THE VISTA A GRACEFULLY CURED CINDER ROAD SHADED BY GAINTS OF THE FOREST THEN GUIDES YOU TO THE MANSION, WITHIN A FEW FEETOF THE FRONT PORCH ISTHE FAMILY BURYING- GROUND IN WHICH THE LARGE MARBLE SLABE ARE SHADED BYWEEPING WILLOWS. IN THIS BEAUTIFULLY KEPT RESTING PLACE OF THE DEAD ARE BURIED: DR. RICHARD TILGHMAN, THE FAMILY, AND ALONG LINE OF DESCENDANTS. REGISTER OF MARYLAND'S HERALDIC FAMILIES, PAGE 296. (GenealogyLibary.com ) RECORDS THE FOLLOWING DR. RICHARD TILGHMAN CAME TO MARYLAND WITH IS WIFE MARIE FOXLEY AND SERVERAL OF HIS CHILDERN ON THE SHIO "ELIZABTHER AND MARY" IN 1657, RECIVED A GRANT, AUG. 23 1659 FOR 1,000 ACRES, "CANTERBURY MANNOUR"AND 1,000 ACRES, "TILGHMAN'S AND FOXLEY'S GROVE". THE HERMITAGE WAS GRANT TO HIM IN 1666, AND HERE HE LIVEAND DIE IN 1675 AND IS BURIED Tilghman, Richard, Dr.,Talbot Co.,5th Oct., 1673; 6th Mch., 1675. To son William and hrs., �Tilghman's Hermitage� and �Tilghman's Addition to the Forlorne,� on Chester R. To son Richard and hrs., �Tilghman's Farm,� �Tilghman's Choice� and �Tilghman's Discovery.� To dau. Rebecca and hrs., �Poplar Hill;� she dying without issue, to revert to son William and hrs. To wife Mary, execx., personalty. Test: Thos. Broll, Francis Vincent. 5. 120.


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