Jemima Tuttle

1736–
Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jemima

When Jemima Tuttle was born on 23 April 1736, in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Jotham Tuttle, was 33 and her mother, Martha Hall, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Jotham Tuttle
1703–1776
Martha Hall
1706–
Jotham Tuttle
1729–1810
Simon Tuttle
1731–
Jemima Tuttle
1736–
Nathan Tuttle
1738–1738
Nathan Tuttle
1740–1828
Ruth Tuttle
1743–1831
Andrew Tuttle
1750–

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World Events (3)

1776

Age 40

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 40

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 45

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.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: from the Old Norse personal name þorkell, a contracted form of a name composed of the elements þórr, name of the Scandinavian god of thunder ( see Thor ) + ketill ‘cauldron’. The personal name Thurkill or Thirkill was in use throughout England in the Middle Ages; in northern England it had been introduced directly by Scandinavian settlers, whereas in the South it was the result of Norman influence. This surname and its variants are especially common in East Anglia. In Ireland the Old Norse name was adopted as a Gaelic personal name (Thorcall), which generated the surnames McCorkle and Corkill .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Jemmima Futtle, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jemmima Tuttle, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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