Joseph Tuttle1

M, (22 November 1640 - September 1690)
Father-Biological*William Tuttle1 b. 1609
Mother-Biological*Elizabeth ______1 b. 1612, d. 30 Dec 1684
Family Lines
Whelpley Line
Last Edited=28 May 2023
     Joseph Tuttle was christened on 22 November 1640 at New Haven, Connecticut.1,2,3,4,5,6,7 He was the son of William Tuttle and Elizabeth ______.1 He was elected as a Representative to the General Assembly ib 1666, and served until 1683.1

Joseph Tuttle, age 26, married Hannah Munson, age 18 , daughter of Captain Thomas Munson and Joanna Mew, on 2 May 1667. It was a double wedding with his sister, Mercy and Samuel Brown.1,2,3,8,5,6,9 In 1669, he was a commissioer with Samuel Bishop and three others to meet five commissioners from Branford to establish boundries.1 Joseph Tuttle was admitted as a freeman in 1669 at New Haven, Connecticut.6 In 1675, he commanded the New Haven troops at Norrituck, defending the plantation against the Indians.1 He was listed as a proprietor in 1685 at New Haven, Connecticut.10,6 In 1685, he was chosen constable, but declined the office on account of his lameness.3 He died in September 1690 at New Haven, Connecticut, at age 49.1,3,11,6,9 His estate was inventoried and valued at £279.1

Compeller's Notes:
Immegration: Sutliffe (1903) states he came to Boston in 1634 on board the Elizabeth, then removed to Hartford. Anderson (2011) states that Joseph's father, William landed in Boston on 6 April 1635 on board the Planter with his wife and thee children. Joseph was not yet born.1,12

Children of Joseph Tuttle and Hannah Munson


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  2. Tuttle, George Frederick. The Descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, Who Came from Old to New England in 1635, and Settled in New Haven in 1639, with Numerous Biographical Notes and Sketches: Also, Some Account of the Descendants of John Tuttle, of Ipswich; and Henry Tuthill, of Hingham, Mass.. Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle & Company, 1883.
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