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What is With Those Tuttles?

Article: What Is It With Those Tuttles?

Author: Sybil Smith Ancestry Magazine. May/June 1995. 13.3: 4

On an April evening in 1676, one Elizabeth [Note: Matthews as her maiden surname is not established] Tuttle, a widow, age sixty-seven or thereabouts, was sitting in her chair by the fire. She had a comfortable house in New […]

Hannah Hinman 1666 – 1743 : I00904

Hannah Hinman

Hannah Hinman worried her father. He was so worried about her that he put explicit instructions in his will, directing his sons to keep an eye on her.

I doe desire also that my daughter Hannah may live in the family with my sons till she attain her respective age: If […]

John Carman 1606 – 1653 : I196

Captain John Carman.

Immigration.

The Puritan Father Ancestor of Plymouth Colony. In 1631 he arrived on the ship Lyon and settled first at Lynn, where in 1632 he married Florence (daughter of Rev. Robert Fordham). They had a son, called John and in 1634 a daughter (Abigail).

Carman relocated to Wethersfield in the Connecticut […]

Esopus Wars

Esopus Wars

Wikipedia:

The Esopus Wars were two localized conflicts between the indigenous Esopus tribe of Lenape Indians and colonialist New Netherlanders during the latter half of the 17th century in what is now Ulster County, New York. Like many other wars during the colonial period, at bottom they were the result of competition between […]

Aeldert Heymansen Roosa 1621-1679 : I00653

Albert Heymanse Roosa.

Sources:

The history of Kingston, New York : from its early settlement to the year 1820. Schoonmaker, Marius, 1888. Full text available online at archive.org

Olde Ulster: An Historical and Genealogical Magazine. Volume 8.

Arrived in New Netherlands in April 15, 1660 in the ship “Spotted Cow” under Captain Peter […]

Alexander Ennis 1632 – ~1679 : I00160

Alexander Ennis is the first of the Ennis line, a Scot who came to the British Colonies as a prisoner of war and went on to found a family. He has thousands of direct descendants, among them Benjamin Westfall Ennis, my maternal grandfather.

There is a significant body of research about his experiences as a […]

Hans Weber 1624 – 1649 : I01565

1 Sep 1649. Power of attorney from Anthony Bermoeda to Hans Weber. Source: New York State Archives. New York (Colony). Secretary of the Province. Register of the Provincial Secretary, 1642-1660. Series A0270-78. Volume 3, documents 64a - 64b-c, side 1. to receive his share of the prize Tobasco

Hans Weber was born in the Netherlands, immigrated to the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, was appointed Captain at Arms to the garrison at Fort Amsterdam on September 28, 1647, and had a daughter who married into the Kortright family. And he died at a very young age. That is all we would know about […]

Kortright family

Abbott, John Howard, The Courtright (Kortright) Family, New York, NY: Tobias A. Wright, 1985, pp. 25-27, 30-31: 1 Jan Bastiaensen (Van Kortryk). +3 Cornelis Jansen (Kortright), whose descendants composed the principal part of the late Kortright family of Harlem, was born at Beest, in Gelderland, Holland, in 1645, came out with his father, Jan […]

Decker family & DNA

USING DNA TO ESTABLISH THE PATERNITY OF TWO UNDOCUMENTED SONS OF JAN BROERSEN DECKER OF KINGSTON, NEW YORK

 

by Wayne R. Decker, Ph.D.*Jan Broersen Decker settled in the Dutch colony of New Netherlands in the mid-1600s and has many descendants. There is uncertainty, however, concerning some of his children. Was Cornelius Janse Decker, for […]

Robert Coe 1596 – 1689 : I267

Sources: Bartlett, Joseph. 1911. Robert Coe, puritan; his ancestors and descendants, 1340-1910. Boston. Full text online at archive.org Familysearch.org

Boxford Church, Suffolk. Valerie Thornton (British, 1931-1991) 1974 etching and aquatint on paper

Robert Coe. Farmer, Magistrate, Commissioner and Sheriff. Robert Coe, son of Henry Coe, was born in 1596 in Thorpe-Morieux, Suffolk County, England. […]