Cilley Coat-of-Arms
CILLEY
Family History

Generation No. 1
1. Andrew CILLEY was born around 1597. The original last name spelling was possibly SEALY but changed over time to the current spelling. For the sake of consistancy I am using the current spelling. It is known that he was married but the date, place and the name of his spouse is currently unknown. They had at least one child. Andrew passed away sometime before April 1665. A place of burial is currently unknown.
 
Child of Andrew CILLEY and UNKNOWN is:
* 2. i. Thomas CILLEY was born before August 1638 and died around 1686 in Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire.

Generation No. 2
2. Thomas CILLEY was born around 1638. He would later be married to the former Martha BLAISDELL, daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth BLAISDELL, around 1662 in Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. Together they had two children. Thomas was a noted Sea Captain. Martha was noted being married three times, the other two times were to John Clough and to Richard Bowden. Martha was born around 1644 in Salisbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Thomas passed away around 1686 in Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. Martha passed away on 1 April 1707. A place of burial is currently unknown.
 
Children of Thomas CILLEY and Martha Blaisdell are:
* 3. i. Benoni CILLEY was born around 1680 and passed away on 30 April 1746.
  4. ii. Thomas CILLEY, Jr. was born between 1670 and 1675. He passed away around 1718.

Generation No. 3
3. Benoni CILLEY was born around 1680. He would later marry the former Elenor GETCHELL, daughter of Samuel GETCHELL and Elizabeth JONES, on 28 August 1703 in Salisbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Elenor was born on 2 November 1684 in Salisbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He was a farmer by trade and together raised 10 children. Benoni lived in Salisbury, Massachusetts and around 1741 in Seabrook, New Hampshire. He also lived on the Isles of Shoals, New Hampshire. She would pass away on 28 June 1736. Benoni would later be re-married to Rachel UNKNOWN though the date of her birth and marriage is unknown. Together they would have two children. Rachel's death is currently unknown but Benoni passed away on 30 April 1746 in South Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. Place of burials is unknown. He also left a will of his estate on 22 November 1745.
 
Children of Benoni CILLEY and Elenor GETCHELL are:
  5. i. Mehitable CILLEY was born 15 February 1704.
  6. ii. Elizabeth CILLEY was born 4 August 1705.
  7. iii. Thomas CILLEY was born 27 June 1707.
  8. iv. Martha CILLEY was born 21 May 1709.
  9. v. Samuel CILLEY was born 19 April 1711.
* 10. vi. Benjamin CILLEY was born around 1713 and died around 1765.
  11. vii. Eleanor CILLEY was born 29 Sep 1715.
  12. viii. Sarah CILLEY was born 20 April 1720.
  13. ix. Dorcas CILLEY was born 26 June 1725.
  14. x. John CILLEY was born 24 December 1727 and died 21 October 1798.
 
Children of Benoni CILLEY and Rachel UNKNOWN are:
  15. i. Mary CILLEY was born 8 March 1740.
  16. ii. Abigail CILLEY was born 9 February 1742.

Generation No. 4
10. Benjamin CILLEY was born around 1713 in Salisbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts. He would later marry the former Judith DARLING, the daughter of John DARLING and Mary PAGE, on 4 March 1736 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. Judith was born on 15 June 1714 in Salisbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts. Together they would have 8 children. Benjamin would pass away around 1765 in Andover, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire. Judith would died on 20 May 1790. No place of burial in currently known.
 
Children of Benjamin CILLEY and Judith DARLING are:
* 17. i. William CILLEY was born around 1737 and died around 1818.
  18. ii. Benjamin CILLEY, Jr. was born on 12 May 1742 and died 9 March 1823.
  19. iii. Deacon Moses CILLEY was born in 1744 and died in 1770.
  20. iv. Aaron CILLEY was born in 1746 and died in 11 March 1805.
  21. v. Mary CILLEY was born on 12 Nov 1750 and died on 13 March 1843.
  22. vi. Deacon Samuel CILLEY was born on 13 April 1753 and died on 10 December 1842.
  23. vii. Elizabeth CILLEY birth date is currently unknown but passed away on 6 December 1828.
  24. viii. John CILLEY birth date is currently unknown but passed away on 27 February 1829.

Generation No. 5
17. William CILLEY was born around 1737 in Kingston, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. He married the former Anna CLARK, daughter of John CLARK and Elizabeth CLIFFORD. The date of marriage is currently unknown. Anna was born on 1 September 1733. Together they had 13 children. William enlisted in April 11, 1758, and was discharged November 24, 1758. He served in Trueworthy Ladd's company (8th) of Exeter, in Col. John Hart's regiment, raised for the Crown Point expedition. The date of Anna's death is unknown, however, William passed away around 1818 in Brooks, Waldo Co., Maine. A place of burial is currently unknown.
 
Children of William CILLEY and Anna CLARK are:
  25. i. John CILLEY was born around 1753.
  26. ii. Mary CILLEY was born around 1756.
  27. iii. Benjamin CILLEY was born around 1761 and died on 18 September 1846.
  28. iv. Anna CILLEY was born on 19 April 1768.
  29. v. Fanny CILLEY was born on 19 April 1768.
  30. vi. William CILLEY was born on 27 Mar 1770 and died around 1837.
  31. vii. Hannah CILLEY was born on 19 April 1772.
  32. viii. Peter CILLEY was born on 19 April 1772 and died around 1856.
* 33. ix. Simon CILLEY was born on 13 June 1774 and died on 13 November 1847.
  34. x. Sarah CILLEY no birth/death dates available.
  35. xi. Abagail CILLEY no birth/death dates available.
  36. xii. Elizabeth CILLEY no birth/death dates available.
  37. xiii. Nelly CILLEY no birth/death dates available.

Generation No. 6
33. Simon CILLEY was born on 13 June 1774 in Brooks, Waldo Co., Maine. He was married to the former Polly TEAGUE, daughter of Bani TEAGUE and Joanna DARLING, around 1796 in Brooks, Waldo Co., Maine. Polly was born around 1775 possibly in Turner, Maine. Simon was noted as a house carpenter in Brooks, Maine. Together he and Polly had nine children. Simon served in the War of 1812 under Capt. GILBRETH, in Gen. BROWN'S command at the Battle of Bridgewater, Niagara, and Chippewa. Simon passed away on 13 November 1847. Polly died on 15 June 1859. No place of burial is currently known.
 
Children of Simon CILLEY and Polly TEAGUE are:
  38. i. Elizabeth CILLEY was born on 31 January 1797 and died on 5 July 1867.
  39. ii. Darling CILLEY was born on 23 April 1798 and died on 22 August 1875.
* 40. iii. Moses CILLEY was born on 28 April 1800 and died on 8 June 1834.
  41. iv. Judah CILLEY was born on 28 August 1801.
  42. v. Mary CILLEY was born on 25 April 1803 and died on 29 June 1869.
  43. vi. Fanny CILLEY was born in 1805.
  44. vii. Cindarilla Lapham CILLEY was born on 8 August 1806.
  45. viii. Ann CILLEY was born on 15 October 1810.
  46. ix. Deborah CILLEY was born on 5 March 1816 and died on 10 June 1871.

Generation No. 7
40. Moses CILLEY was born on 28 April 1800 in Maine. He was married to Lydia ROBERTS. Together they had at least one child. No birth or death date is available for Lydia. Moses was also married to a Martha CILLEY around 1824 in Buckfield, Oxford Co., Maine. Martha was the daughter of Benjamin CILLEY and Martha PARSON. Martha, the second wife, was born on 31 May 1803 and passed away on 24 June 1829. Moses died on 8 June 1834. No burial information is currently available.
 
Child of Moses CILLEY and Lydia ROBERTS is:
* 47. i. Albert CILLEY was born on June 1830 in Maine.

Generation No. 8
47. Albert CILLEY was born around June 1830 in Maine. He was married around 1850 to the former Catherine ROBERTS, daughter of Josiah ROBERTS and Jane JELLISON. Catherine was born on 17 January 1836 in Maine. Together they had eight children. She passed away on 21 April 1886. No death date is currently available for Albert, however, he was 80 years old in the 1910 US Census but was not listed in the 1920 US Census. No burial information is currently available.
 
Children of Albert CILLEY and Catherine ROBERTS are:
  48. i. Lydia J. CILLEY was born around 1852.
  49. ii. Joel T. CILLEY was born on 4 February 1855.
  50. iii. Mary E. CILLEY was born around 1859.
  51. iv. Ella CILLEY was born around 1861.
* 52. v. Alice M. CILLEY was born on 24 February 1864 and died around 1924.
  53. vi. Phebe CILLEY was born on 1 May 1866.
  54. vii. Harriet P. CILLEY was born on 15 July 1870.
  55. viii. Albert E. CILLEY was born on 6 January 1872.

Generation No. 9
52. Alice M. CILLEY was born on 24 February 1864 in Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine. She was married to Levi M. BRYANT on 31 December 1885 in Brooks, Waldo Co., Maine. He was born on July 1866 in Waldo to Isaiah H. BRYANT and Lovina Abba MITCHELL. Together they had one child. Alice passed away in 1924 and Levi passed away in 1956. Both are buried in the North Belfast Cemetery, Belfast, Maine.
 
Children of Alice M. CILLEY and Levi M. BRYANT are:
* 56. i. Everard Alton BRYANT was born on 21 April 1893 and died on 30 January 1963.

DOCUMENTS & SOURCES
  • U.S. 1910 CENSUS
  • ( Albert Cilley ) Monroe, Waldo Co., Maine
  • U.S. 1900 CENSUS
  • ( Albert Cilley ) Monroe, Waldo Co., Maine
  • U.S. 1880 CENSUS
  • ( Alice Cilley) Monroe, Waldo Co., Maine
  • U.S. 1870 CENSUS
  • ( Albert Cilley ) Brooks, Waldo Co., Maine
  • U.S. 1860 CENSUS
  • ( Albert Cilley ) Brooks, Waldo Co., Maine
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