The spelling of this name is seen in records rendered as "Tilghman", "Tilmun", "Tillman" and "Tilman". The "Tilghman" spelling has been chosen based on the assumption that the name was taken from Richard Tilghman Earle who was possibly a neighbor in Caroline County whom the family purchased land from. (Caroline County Land Records)
Enlisted with the Maryland Militia in 1777 during Revolutionary War. East Battalion: 7th Company, Chilton, Garey's and Denton neighborhoods, Captain Andrew Fountain. (Maryland Militia in the Revolutionary War, History of Caroline County)
Tilghman BLADES and Ann "Nancy" LAWFULL29,30,41 were married on 7 September 1779 in Caroline County, Maryland.29,30,42 Ann "Nancy" LAWFULL43 was born about 1759 in Probably Caroline County, Maryland. She died on 3 March 1792 at the age of 33. She was also known as Anne Lawful.
Tilghman BLADES and Ann "Nancy" LAWFULL had the following children: