Redstone New Hampshire DAR Chapter & State Regent, National Librarian-General, Mayflower Descendant and Governor: Florence May (Tilton) Crockett (1886-1946)

Florence M. (Tilton) Crockett

Florence M. (Tilton) Crockett

Florence May Tilton was born 6 May 1886 in Farmington, Franklin Co. ME and d. 3 Sep 1946 in Conway, Carrol Co. NH. Her parents were Joseph Adelbert Tilton and Lizzie Norton Eaton.

After her marriage to Ralph Lynden Crockett in 1916, they moved to Redstone, a small village in Conway, New Hampshire where they resided for the rest of their lives. Ralph was a manufacturer associated with the Redstone quarry.

Florence’s mother was a teacher, and so no doubt that influenced her education.  She came from a farming family but had attended Maine elementary schools, and was a graduate of high school and Farmington (Maine) State Normal School. She was a Congregationalist. Continue reading