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William Tuttle

Male Bef 1607 - 1673  (> 65 years)


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  • Name William Tuttle 
    Born Bef 26 Dec 1607  Ringstead, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 26 Dec 1607  Ringstead, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died Between 10 Mar 1673 and 27 Apr 1673  New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Alternate death Jun 1673  New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I14868  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2019 

    Father Simon Tuttle,   b. Abt 1560,   d. Bef 15 Jun 1630, Ringstead, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Isabel Wells,   b. Abt 1565,   d. Aft 1635  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married Bef 1593  [6
    Family ID F9372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1612,   d. 30 Dec 1684, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Bef 1631  [1, 6
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Tuttle,   b. Bef 9 Nov 1645, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Mercy Tuttle,   b. 27 Apr 1650, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F9371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emigrated with his family in 1635 on the Planter. First at Charlestown; then at Boston in 1637, New Haven in 1639. He was a husbandman.

      "His descendants are famous for intellectual brilliance and, in some cases, for homicidal insanity." [David L. Greene, citation details below.]

      Great-grandfather of the Rev. Jonathan Edwards, and great-great-great grandfather of Aaron Burr:

      William Tuttle (1607-1673) = Elizabeth (1612-1684)
      Elizabeth Tuttle (b. 1645) = Richard Edwards (1647-1718)
      Rev. Timothy Edwards (1669-1758) = Esther Stoddard (1672-1770)
      Rev. Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) = Sarah Pierpont (1710-1758)
      Esther Edwards (1732-1758) = Aaron Burr (1716-1757)
      Aaron Burr (1756-1836), third Vice President of the United States; killed Alexander Hamilton

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    2. [S1589] The Wetmore Family of America and Its Collateral Branches, by James Carnahan Wetmore. Albany, New York: Munsell & Rowland, 1861., county and country only.

    3. [S1528] Moore and Allied Families: The Ancestry of William Henry Moore, by L. Effingham de Forest and Anne Lawrence de Forest. The de Forest Publishing Company: New York, 1938.

    4. [S3055] David L. Greene, "Origin of John Tuttle of Ipswich, Massachusetts." The American Genealogist 54:167, 1978., year and place only.

    5. [S1559] Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler, With a Genealogy of the Ancestors of Prof. and Mrs. William S. Tyler, prepared by Cornelius B. Tyler. 1912.

    6. [S388] FamousKin.com.