Biography - Scott Tilden

Scott S. TILDEN, druggist, Raymond, was born in Montgomery County, Ill., October 18, 1853, son of Dr. Joseph G. and Ann W. (HILL) TILDEN; he born in Vermont and came to Illinois in 1837, settling in Montgomery County, and still living, in Raymond; she born in Kentucky, still living, and the mother of nine children; those living are Joseph, Jr., living in Alabama; John H., physician at Litchfield; Scott S., our subject; Emeline, wife of H. C. COLEMAN, of St. Louis; Seth H., living in Raymond; and George A., at home. Our subject, after receiving an education in the common schools, entered a drug store at Nokomis as clerk, where he remained one and a half years, then moved to Kansas City, where he remained two years, and then returned to Raymond and worked for his father eight years, and entered into business for himself in September, 1880, in Raymond, where he conducts the drug, oil, paint, lead, wall paper and fancy goods business; he has lately moved into a new and commodious room, fitted up especially for his business. In Montgomery County, January 1, 1879, he married Mary A. NEAL, born March 4, 1862, and one child has blessed the union, Anna May, born March 4, 1881; his wife is a member of the Methodist Church.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 233.

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