Gideon Tilghman (1682-c1770) of Somerset Co. MD mc.1736 Esther Holland, (was she formerly Esther O'Dear ?) & had son named Stephen Holland Tilghman (b1737) .
The Prerogative Court account of the distribution (Aug 1737) of the estate of Stephen O'Dear (d............... ?) includes a legacy to Gideon Tilghman in right of his wife, unnamed.
Stephen O'Dear had a daughter Esther O'Dear (b. 1694). Did Esther O'Dear marry 1stly a Mr. Holland, then 2ndly a widower, Gideon Tilghman who had sons John, b. 1705 & Aaron b. 1706 ? ----------- Teague O'Dear mc.1690 possibly at Coventry Parish, Somerset Co, MD or Northampton Co, VA, to Esther Costen and she d. after 1686. ----------- Cattle marks, Somerset Co, Maryland : John O'Dear.19 May 1700. ----------
Any updates on O'Dear families prior 1800 ?Thankyou