Lucretia Tuttle

Female25 February 1780–12 September 1845

Brief Life History of Lucretia

When Lucretia Tuttle was born on 25 February 1780, in North Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Deacon Solomon Tuttle, was 33 and her mother, Eunice, was 28. She married Ariel Alvord on 24 March 1805, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 12 September 1845, in her hometown, at the age of 65, and was buried in New Center Cemetery, North Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Ariel Alvord
Lucretia Tuttle
Marriage: 24 March 1805
Zeruah Alvord

Sources (10)

  • Lucretia Tuttle, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Marriage Record - Ariel Alvord & Lucretia Tuttle
  • Lucretia Alvord, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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  • Marriage
    24 March 1805New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (1)

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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 1

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 1

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 20

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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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