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Agnes Edwards (Harris)

Also Known As: "Spencer"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Barnstaple, Devon, England
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
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Daughter of Bartholomew Harris; bartholomew harris; Elizabeth Collamore and elizabeth collamore harris
Wife of William Spencer and William Edwards, of Hartford
Mother of Elizabeth Joy; Sarah Case; Samuel Spencer, Sr.; Agnes Spencer and Richard Edwards
Sister of George Harris; Priscilla Harris; Joan Harris; Phillip Harris; Phillipa Harris and 4 others

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About Agnes Edwards

Sources:

"THE ENGLISH ORIGIN OF AGNES HARRIS OF HARTFORD, CONN., WIFE OF WILLIAM1 SPENCER AND WILLIAM 1 EDWARDS" by Douglas Richardson; The American Genealogist. New Haven, CT: D. L. Jacobus, 1937-. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009 - .) viewed by Kris Stewart, May 11, 2013 -------------------- Sources:

"THE ENGLISH ORIGIN OF AGNES HARRIS OF HARTFORD, CONN., WIFE OF WILLIAM1 SPENCER AND WILLIAM 1 EDWARDS" by Douglas Richardson; The American Genealogist. New Haven, CT: D. L. Jacobus, 1937-. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009 - .) viewed by Kris Stewart, May 11, 2013

excellent article explaining how the parents of Agnes are known.

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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. (1883) http://www.archive.org/stream/descendantsofwil01tutt#page/n841/mode/2up

  • Rev. Richard Edwards came from Wales to London, time Queen Elizabeth; he was a minister of the established chh. His wf. Anne was employed in some capacity in the Queen's household. She m. 2d hus. James Coles and came with her only child WILLIAM EDWARDS to America. She d. in Hartford Feb. 20, 1679, leaving by will the use of her house and land to her son WILLIAM during his life, then to her gr. s. Richard Edwards and his heirs forever. WM. EDWARDS is named with Wm. Tuttle and others as concerned in the East Haven settlement. He m. about 1643 AGNES __, wid. of WILLIAM SPENCER; the latter of Hartford; selectman 1639, and d. 1640. AGNES, it is said, had two brothers in England, one of them Mayor of Exeter the other of Barnstable, Devon. By WILLIAM EDWARDS she had an only child, Richard, who m. Elizabeth Tuttle; (2) Mary, dau. of Lieut-Col. John Talcott of Hartf. Col. Talcott was Justice of the Peace, Assistant from 1662 to 1668, Treasurer of the colony nineteen years, and distinguished himself as an officer in King Philip's war, in which he commanded a body of 550 men, composed of Englishmen and Mohegan Indians. He d. July 23, 1688. Inv. (english pound)2,272. Chil. of Richard Edwards by 2d m. 5 sons and 1 dau. 1. Jonathan, b. June 20, 1692; d. March 11, 1693. 2. John, Feb. 22, 1694; Dea.; d. May 16, 1769; m. Dec. 14, 1719, Christian Williamson, who d. June 18, 1769. 3. Hannah, Jan. 3, 1696; d. Oct. 17, 1747; m. March 1, 1722, Joseph Backus, jr. 4. Richard, Jan. 5, 1608; d. May 10, 1713. 5. Daniel, April 11, 1701; Hon.; d. Sept. 6, 1765; m. 1728 Sarah Hooker (gr. dau. of Rev. Thomas), who d. July 31, 1775, a. 70 yrs. 6. Samuel, Nov. 1, 1702; d. Nov. 4, 1732; m. 1731 Jerusha Pitkin, who d. July 31, 1799, a. 89 yrs--Godwin's Gen. Notes of Conn.

--------------------------------- Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut By Lucius Barnes Barbour Pg.556 http://books.google.com/books?id=WJ_XiLoXvLkC&pg=PA558&lpg=PA558&dq=Hannah+Hill+Spencer+1692&source=bl&ots=C4QaMah3Lw&sig=0AomX9yl_smnX-vhZHXUA_OnIVI&hl=en&ei=cseLTITSNIr2tgOGtK3RBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CDQQ6AEwCTgU#v=onepage&q=Hannah%20Hill%20Spencer%201692&f=false -----------

-------------------- Agnes Spencer came to America in the ship Charles in 1632. -------------------- Sources:

"THE ENGLISH ORIGIN OF AGNES HARRIS OF HARTFORD, CONN., WIFE OF WILLIAM1 SPENCER AND WILLIAM 1 EDWARDS" by Douglas Richardson; The American Genealogist. New Haven, CT: D. L. Jacobus, 1937-. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009 - .) viewed by Kris Stewart, May 11, 2013

excellent article explaining how the parents of Agnes are known.

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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. (1883) http://www.archive.org/stream/descendantsofwil01tutt#page/n841/mode/2up

  • Rev. Richard Edwards came from Wales to London, time Queen Elizabeth; he was a minister of the established chh. His wf. Anne was employed in some capacity in the Queen's household. She m. 2d hus. James Coles and came with her only child WILLIAM EDWARDS to America. She d. in Hartford Feb. 20, 1679, leaving by will the use of her house and land to her son WILLIAM during his life, then to her gr. s. Richard Edwards and his heirs forever. WM. EDWARDS is named with Wm. Tuttle and others as concerned in the East Haven settlement. He m. about 1643 AGNES __, wid. of WILLIAM SPENCER; the latter of Hartford; selectman 1639, and d. 1640. AGNES, it is said, had two brothers in England, one of them Mayor of Exeter the other of Barnstable, Devon. By WILLIAM EDWARDS she had an only child, Richard, who m. Elizabeth Tuttle; (2) Mary, dau. of Lieut-Col. John Talcott of Hartf. Col. Talcott was Justice of the Peace, Assistant from 1662 to 1668, Treasurer of the colony nineteen years, and distinguished himself as an officer in King Philip's war, in which he commanded a body of 550 men, composed of Englishmen and Mohegan Indians. He d. July 23, 1688. Inv. (english pound)2,272. Chil. of Richard Edwards by 2d m. 5 sons and 1 dau. 1. Jonathan, b. June 20, 1692; d. March 11, 1693. 2. John, Feb. 22, 1694; Dea.; d. May 16, 1769; m. Dec. 14, 1719, Christian Williamson, who d. June 18, 1769. 3. Hannah, Jan. 3, 1696; d. Oct. 17, 1747; m. March 1, 1722, Joseph Backus, jr. 4. Richard, Jan. 5, 1608; d. May 10, 1713. 5. Daniel, April 11, 1701; Hon.; d. Sept. 6, 1765; m. 1728 Sarah Hooker (gr. dau. of Rev. Thomas), who d. July 31, 1775, a. 70 yrs. 6. Samuel, Nov. 1, 1702; d. Nov. 4, 1732; m. 1731 Jerusha Pitkin, who d. July 31, 1799, a. 89 yrs--Godwin's Gen. Notes of Conn.

--------------------------------- Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut By Lucius Barnes Barbour Pg.556 http://books.google.com/books?id=WJ_XiLoXvLkC&pg=PA558&lpg=PA558&dq=Hannah+Hill+Spencer+1692&source=bl&ots=C4QaMah3Lw&sig=0AomX9yl_smnX-vhZHXUA_OnIVI&hl=en&ei=cseLTITSNIr2tgOGtK3RBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=10&ved=0CDQQ6AEwCTgU#v=onepage&q=Hannah%20Hill%20Spencer%201692&f=false -----------

-------------------- Agnes Spencer came to America in the ship Charles in 1632.

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Agnes Edwards's Timeline

1604
April 6, 1604
Barnstaple, Devonshire, England
April 1604
Barnstaple, Devonshire, England
1613
September 11, 1613
Barnstaple, Devon, England
1625
1625
Age 11
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1633
1633
Age 19
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1636
April 20, 1636
Age 22
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1638
September 1638
Age 24
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
1640
May 1640
Age 26
Hartford, Hartford, CT
1645
December 11, 1645
Age 32
Hartford, CT
1647
May 1, 1647
Age 33
Hartford, Connecticut Colony