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33566. John TILLEY23 was born about 1573 in England. He died on Apr 10, 1621 in Plymouth, MA. He was buried in 1621 in Plymouth, MA. John Tilley, his wife Joan (Hurst) Rogers, and daughter Elizabeth came on the Mayflower. John and Joan died the first winter, but Elizabeth lived, married John Howland, and had eleven children. John's brother Edward Tilley came with wife Ann Cooper on the Mayflower as well.

John's wife Joan is the daughter of William Hurst and Rose (---). William was born c1530, and died before 1571. He lived in Henlow, Bedford, England. Joan Hurst was baptized in Henlow, Bedford, England on 13 March 1567/8. She married first Thomas Rogers (no known relation to Thomas Rogers of the Mayflower), and second John Tilley.

Robert Leigh Ward, "English Ancestry of Seven Mayflower Passengers: Tilley, Sampson, and Cooper," The American Genealogist 52:198-208.

Elizabeth Pearson White, "John Howland of the Mayflower through Desire Howland for Five Generations", vol. 1 (Camden: Picton Press, 1990).

The known ancestry of John Tilley is as follows (from The American Genealogist 52:198-208):
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Henry Tilley, b. c1465, d. 1520 === Johan (---)
Thomas Tilley, b. c1490, d. 1556 === Margaret (---)
William Tilley, b. c1515, d. Jan. 1578/9 === Agnes (---)
Robert Tilley, b. c1540, d. Feb. 1612/3 === Elizabeth (---)
John Tilley, Mayflower passenger

John TILLEY and Joan HURST were married on Sep 20, 1596 in Henlow, Bedfordshire, England.

33567. Joan HURST23 was born in 1567 in Henlow, Bedfordshire, England. She was christened on Mar 13, 1567/68 in Henlow, Bedfordshire, England. She died in 1621 in Plymouth, MA. She was buried in 1621 in Plymouth, MA. She was a REFN: 8J1N-68. Children were:



Elizabeth TILLEY.








Robert TILLEY.