Roseland Cottage

The Husband

Theodore Tilton, husband of Elizabeth Tilton,  sued Beecher for adultery based on Elizabeth’s confession. Theodore, who was himself a philanderer, was the editor of Bowen’s newspaper, and a close friend and parishioner of Beecher’s.

Photo from Carolyn Tilton Cunningham Family Collection, courtesy of Nyna Cunningham Dolby.