Woman of the Century/Lydia H. Tilton
TILTON, Mrs. Lydia H., journalist and temperance worker, born in Tuftonborough, N. H., 10th July, 1839. She is a daughter of Abel Heath a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church. She inherited a love of literature that has made her a life long student. LYDIA H. TILTON. She was educated in the public schools of Manchester, N. H., and in the New Hampshire Conference Seminary. In the latter school she taught and in Henniker Academy. In 1866 she became the wife of R. N. Tilton. and has since resided in Washington, D. C. As a newspaper correspondent and as a writer of occasional poems she has won a large circle of literary friends. Though the center of a united home circle she finds time for much outside work. She is the national legislative secretary of the Non-partisan Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and is active in its work.