Gershom Tuttle

Brief Life History of Gershom

When Gershom Tuttle was born on 11 August 1714, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Timothy Tuttle, was 31 and his mother, Thankful Doolittle, was 26. He married Lois Allis on 17 October 1737, in Sunderland, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 13 August 1777, in Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Claremont, Surry, Virginia, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Gershom Tuttle
1714–1777
Lois Allis
1708–1786
Marriage: 17 October 1737
Gershom Tuttle
1738–1818
Oliver Tuttle
1739–1834
Eunice Tuttle
1743–1810
Hannah Tuttle
1745–1775
Samuel Tuttle
1747–1805
Huldah Tuttle
1749–
Lois Tuttle
1751–1769

Sources (19)

  • Gershum Tuttle, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Gershom Tuttle, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Gershom Tuttle, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (2)

1775

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk, Suffolk and Berkshire):

possibly a variant of Thirkell, from the Middle English personal name T(h)irkill, T(h)urkill (Old Norse Thorkell, Thorkil, Thurkil, a shortened form of Thorketill from the god's name Thórr ‘Thor’ + ketill ‘kettle, cauldron’).

variant of Tuthill .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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