Tuttle

1802–Male
Southbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Tuttle

When Tuttle was born in 1802, in Southbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Aaron Tuttle, was 45 and his mother, Mary Wheeler, was 44.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Tuttle
1757–1841
Mary Wheeler
1758–1828
David Tuttle
1785–
Manville Tuttle
1787–
Grant Tuttle
1789–
Anna Tuttle
1798–
Moses Tuttle
1800–1875
Tuttle
1802–

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World Events (3)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 0

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

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 .

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

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