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The Huckstep Family

Ralph Dean Clark
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 2.2
CLARK Project Version 175
December 8, 1997

Table of Contents

Huckstep, Tilden

First Generation

1. Lawrence1 Huckstep was born in probably, Kent, England, circa 1520. Lawrence died 1556 in Tenterden, Kent, England, at age 36.

He married Jone Pope August 17, 1546 in Tenterden, Kent, England.(1) Jone was born circa 1520 in probably, Kent, England. Jone died at age unknown. The Huckstep Family, compiled by Larry A. James in 1983, mentions, but does not quote, his will made in 1556 in Tenterden. Mr. James says Lawrence was probably a brother of Thomas Hucksteppe who made a will in 1558.

Lawrence Huckstep and Jone Pope had the following children:

Second Generation

2. Stephen2 Huckstep (Lawrence1) was born in Tenterden, Kent, England, circa 1548. His body was interred June 20, 1633 in Tenterden, Kent, England.

He married Winifred Hatch February 14, 1584/5 in Tenterden, Kent, England.(6) Winifred was born circa 1553 in Kent, England. Winifred was the daughter of Thomas Hatche and Joane (Hatche). Her body was interred October 6, 1592 in Tenterden, Kent, England. His birth date was not recorded, but as the eldest, he must have been born between the marriage and the second son. The parish record of Tenterden says "Stephen Huckstepp a verie Auncient man was buried the 20th June" of 1633. This might refer to Stephen, son of Thomas. The will of his brother John in 1624 makes clear that Stephen, son of Lawrence, is the parent of Lydia.

Stephen Huckstep and Winifred Hatch had the following children:

Third Generation

8. Lydia3 Huckstep (Stephen2, Lawrence1) was born in Tenterden, Kent, England, before February 11, 1587/8 (chr. date). Lydia died in Massachusetts, at age unknown.

She married twice. She married Nathaniel Tilden circa 1606 in Tenterden, Kent, England.(10) Nathaniel was born before July 28, 1583 (chr. date) in Tenterden, Kent, England. Nathaniel was the son of Thomas Tilden and Alice Bigge. Nathaniel died 1641 in Scituate, MA, at age 57. He was christened July 28, 1583 in Tenterden, Kent, England. Nathaniel's estate was probated September 6, 1641 in General Court, Plymouth Colony.(11) Birth, death, and marriage dates from "The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy", Vol. III. Birthdate and parents IGI Batch 8479802-24; christening 28JUL1583 Batch 7210529-74.

She married Timothy Hatherly after 1640/1 in Scituate, MA. Timothy was born date unknown in England. Timothy died October 24, 1666 in Scituate, MA, at age unknown.(12) Timothy's estate was probated October 30, 1666 in General Court, Plymouth Colony.(13)

She was christened February 11, 1587/8 in Tenterden, Kent, England.(14)

Lydia Huckstep and Nathaniel Tilden had the following children:

Notes and References

1. 'Parish Register of Tenterden, Kent,' NEHGR V.67, (Boston, MA: NEHGS), Vol.LXVII, p.47 (hereafter cited as NEHGR v67:47, Tenterden Parish Register).
2. Elizabeth French, 'Genealogical Research in England: Huckstep,' NEHGR, (Boston, MA: NEHGS, Jan 1913), Vol.LXVII, pp.44-48 (hereafter cited as French, NEHGR 47, Huckstep).
3. Ibid.
4. Ibid., extracts Archd. Canterbury Vol.66 folio 381.
5. Ibid.
6. Ibid.
7. NEHGR v67:47, Tenterden Parish Register.
8. French, NEHGR 47, Huckstep.
9. Ibid., extracts from will at Consistory of Canterbury, Vol.49 Folio 248.
10. IGI Batch 8636333-47.
11. Plymouth Colony Wills and Inventories, (Boston, MA: Mass. Soc. of Mayflower Descendants), Mayflower Descendant Vol.III (1901), pp.220-2, quotes Vol.I, fol.37; Inventory fol.38 (hereafter cited as Mayflower Descendant, Plymouth Wills).
12. Walter Goodwin Davis, The Ancestry of Joseph Neal 1769-c.1835 of Litchfield, Maine, (Portland, ME: 1945), Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, 929.273 N253d, p.58 (hereafter cited as Ancestry of Joseph Neal).
13. Mayflower Descendant, Plymouth Wills, Vol.XVI (1914), p.158-160, abstracts folio 34.
14. French, NEHGR 47, Huckstep.
15. William B. Lapham, M.D., Lapham Family Register or Records of Some Descendants of Thomas Lapham of Scituate, Mass., In 1635 (Augusta, ME: Sprague, Owen & Nash, Printers, 1873), p. 5, seems to imply marriage in Lothrop's church. (hereafter cited as Lapham, Lapham Family Register).
16. Mayflower Descendant, Plymouth Wills, Vol.X (1908), p.164, quotes folio 98: 'Deceased in. 1644'.
17. Ibid., Vol.X (1908), p.164, quotes folio 98.
18. Della Kendall Hall, The Ancestry of Athalia (Haws) Kendall (1886-1964)., (Ward Pub.Co, Asheville, NC:1988), Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, LDS Film 1320886, p.107 (hereafter cited as Hall, Ancestry of Athalia Kendall).
19. Elizabeth French, 'Genealogical Research in England: Tilden,' NEHGR, (Boston, MA: NEHGS, Oct 1911), Vol. LXV, pp.322-333 (hereafter cited as French, NEHGR 65, Tilden).
20. Frederick Adams Virkus, The Compendium of American Genealogy, (Chicago, IL), Southern California Genealogical Society, Vol. III, p.369 (hereafter cited as Virkus' Compendium).
21. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of First Settlers of New England, (Baltimore, MD:Gen.Pub.Co, 1965-69), 974 SA92, (hereafter cited as Savage's Dictionary).
22. Donald Lines Jacobus, The Waterman Family, Vol.1: Descendants of Robert Waterman, (New Haven, CT: E F Waterman, 1939), (hereafter cited as Jacobus, Waterman Family).
23. Ancestry of Joseph Neal, p.63.
24. Ibid., p.63.
25. Ibid., p.63.
26. French, NEHGR 65, Tilden.



Bourne, Elizabeth (marriage to Thomas Tilden) (i2357), b.1618-


Garrett, Richard (marriage to Lydia Tilden) (i1610)


Hatch, Winifred (marriage to Stephen Huckstep) (i11399), b.1553-


Hatherly, Timothy (marriage to Lydia Huckstep) (i2235), d.1666


Holmes, Mary (marriage to Thomas Tilden) (i2361), b.1640-


Huckstep, Denis (i2585), b.1555-
Huckstep, Edward (i2587), b.1552-
Huckstep, John (i1612), b.1586-
Huckstep, John (i2586), b.1554-
Huckstep, Lawrence (i22796), b.1520-d.1556
Huckstep, Lydia (i5699), b.1588-
Huckstep, Stephen (i11398), b.1548-
Huckstep, Thomas (i2588), b.1584-


Lapham, Thomas (marriage to Mary Tilden) (i2848), b.1610-d.1648


Little, Hannah (marriage to Stephen Tilden) (i675), b.1635-d.1710


Pope, Jone (marriage to Lawrence Huckstep) (i22797), b.1520-


Preble, Abraham (marriage to Judith Tilden) (i1607)


Reeve, Mary (marriage to Thomas Huckstep) (i2589), b.1590-


Sutton, George (marriage to Sarah Tilden) (i1602)


Tilden, Joseph (i676), b.1615-d.1670
Tilden, Joseph (i1605), b.1612-
Tilden, Judith (i1606), b.1620-
Tilden, Lydia (i1608), b.1624-
Tilden, Lydia (i1609), b.1625-
Tilden, Mary (i2849), b.1610-
Tilden, Nathaniel (marriage to Lydia Huckstep) (i5698), b.1583-d.1641
Tilden, Sarah (i678), b.1613-d.1677
Tilden, Stephen (i674), b.1629-d.1711
Tilden, Stephen (i1604), b.1617-
Tilden, Thomas (i1603), b.1608-
Tilden, Thomas (i2360), b.1619-d.1705
Tilden, Winifred (i1051), b.1622-


Twisdem, Elizabeth (marriage to Joseph Tilden) (i677)

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