New Jersey Obituaries - 1899 - Sylvester Tilton

Sylvester Tilton died at Holmdel early yesterday morning from paralysis, with which he had been stricken on Sunday. This is the third stroke that Mr. Tilton has suffered within eight months. A widow and four children survive him. The children are Mrs. Minor Brown, Mrs. Matthew Bohanan, and Edward and Henry Tilton, all of Holmdel. Mr. Tilton was seventy years old. The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon at two o'clock at the house. The service will be conducted by Rev. Garrett Wyckoff. The body will be buried in the Holmdel cemetery.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, October 11, 1899