Edward H. Tuthill

Maleabout 1787–

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Edward H. Tuthill was born about 1787, in New York, United States.

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    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

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    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

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    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

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    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    Name Meaning

    English (Suffolk and Norfolk): variant of Toothill, primarily a Yorkshire habitational name from any of various places called with Old English tōt-hyll ‘lookout hill’, primarily Toothill in Rastrick (Yorkshire) and perhaps Tootle in Longridge (Lancashire), but also Tuttle Hill in Nuneaton (Warwickshire), and Tothill (Lincolnshire). There are several further minor placenames of this type that may have contributed to the surname. Also occasionally from Tottenhill (Norfolk), which derives from the Old English personal name Totta (genitive Tottan) + Old English hyll ‘hill’.

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

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