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Samuel Clark

Also Known As: "Clarke"
Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven Colony (Present New Haven County), (Present Connecticut)
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Sarah Clarke (Harvey)
Husband of Hannah Clark and Mary Clark
Father of Samuel Scotto Clark; George Clark; John Clark, I; Joseph Clark, I; Stephen Clark, Sr. and 8 others
Half brother of 'Ensign' George Clark

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About Samuel Clark

Samuel Clark, son of James, m. Nov 7, 1672, Hannah, eldest daughter of John and Catherine (Tuttle) Lane, born Nov 2, 1655, in New Haven. He resided in New Haven, where Hannah (his wife) died Dec 21, 1708, aged 53 years. He died Feb 22, 1729-30.

  • 'History and genealogy of Samuel Clark, sr., and his descendants from 1636-1891--255 years (1891)
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  • From "Huntingdon's History of Stamford" and the records, we learn : Samuel Clark came to Wethersfield in 1636; "one of the company of restless and dissatisfied men" who forsook the colony ; and was one of twenty men who bound themselves May 16th, 1640 (see Scharf's History of Westchester Co.), to establish for themselves a home at Rippowams, now Stamford, Ct. Samuel Clark, born perhaps, about 1619, in Devonshire, came with the company from Wethersfield, Ct., and is on each of the
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  • ...... He appears in the list of pioneers to the end of 1642. He is supposed to have lived in Milford, Ct., in 1669, then moved to Hempstead, L. I., and to have lived in New Haven, Ct., in 1685, died about 1690. He married Hannah, daughter of Rev. Robert Fordham.
  • Samuel Clark, Sr., seems to have had a large family of children. Probably one removed to Hemstead L. I., where Rev. Richard Denton went in 1644. William, with probably a Joseph, remained for a time in Stamford; and 'Samuel, Jr., removed to New Haven where his father, Samuel, died at his house' in 1690.
  • We know nothing definite only of 'Samuel, Jr.', and William Sr. 'Samuel, Clark, Jr., lived in New Haven, Ct. He married, November 7th, 1662, Hannah Tuttle, daughter of John Tuttle. He died Feb. 22d, 1729,— his wife died Dec. 21st, 1708. Their children were: 1st Samuel, 2d Daniel, 3d John, 4th Joseph, 5th Stephen, 6th Nathan, 7th Hannah, 8th Phineas, 9th Abigail, 10th Hester, 11th Timothy, 12th Mebitable.
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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)

I. John Tuttle, b. 1631; m. Nov. 8, 1653, Kattareen Lane (per. dau. of John, who was of Milford, 1640, and d. 1689, leaving good est.) He received house and lot in East Haven from his f. by deed 1661. He sold it next year to John Potter, blacksmith, and about same time sold, according to Dodd, to wid. of Wm. Ludington, land at Stony River, which was a part of his patrimony. In these conv. he is called jun. At court in N. H., Nov. 23, 1662, John Tuttle requested that he might have liberty to purchase some land of the Indians beyond Chestnut Hill. He d. Nov. 12, 1683. Inv. (english pound)79 adm. given to sons John and Samuel, the other chil. to have their parts as they came of age.

11. 'HANNAH TUTTLE, b. Nov. 2, 1655; m. Nov. 7, 1672, SAMUEL CLARK, prob. s. of John. He was on com. with Samuel Russell to "seat the meeting house" in East Haven, 1719. (Dodd.) Feb. 11, 1700 conv. "land laid out to my father John Tuttle, late of N. H., dec." In 1706, conv. to s. Stephen and to s. Joseph "land that I bought of Nathaniel Tuttle of Woodbury." "Mr. SAMUEL CLARK d. Feb. 22, 1730; w. prov. March, 1730; sons Samuel and Timothy execs.; s. Daniel to have one-third of the movables, s. John one-third, and the rest equally divided among all my chil." A codicil in favor of s. Timothy, with whom the testator had lived, was wit. by Caleb Ball. "Mrs. HANNAH CLARK d. Dec. 21, 1708."

  • I. Samuel, b. Aug. 7, 1673; m. Nov. 15, 1698, Mary Brown.
  • II. Daniel, b. March 6, 1674-5.
  • III. John, b. Feb. 23, 1676-7; living in 1729, as per will of f.
  • IV. Joseph, b. Oct. 20, 1678; m. Nov. 27, 1707, Marah Parker.
  • V. Stephen, b. Dec. 24. 1680; m. Nov. 26, 1702, Sarah Hill.
  • VI. Nathan, b. Feb. 20, 1682; m. Mary 27, 1709, Phebe Lines, [she m. (2) Joshua Tuttle, 38.]
  • VII. Hannah, b. April 6, 1685; m. April 20, 1709, Jonah Todd.
  • VIII. Phinehas, b. June 27, 1687; m. May 9, 1715, Abigail Bassett.
  • IX. Abigail, b. Sept. 6, 1689.
  • X. Hester, b. Jan. 2, 1692; m. Jan. 8, 1712, John Munson.
  • XI. Timothy, b. Jan. 5, 1694; m. Jan. 31, 1724, Elizabeth Potter.
  • XII. Mehitable, b. May 10, 1698; m. Dec. 16, 1722, Thomas Down. and d. Oct. 25, 1723, three weeks after b. of only child. He m. a 2d. wf. and had nine chil. See New Haven Registry. 1. Mehitable, b. Oct. 4, 1723; living in 1744-5, as per deed of land near Clark to Thomas Stevens.

Connecticut (Center church) A. D. 1639-1914;"

  • 59. Elizabeth (William) Tuttle •Dec, 1684 Born 1612.
  • 364. Catharine Lane (John) Tuttle • Mother of 268 and 430.
  • 268. 'HANNAH TUTTLE (SAMUEL) CLARKE 'Dec., 1708 Daughter of John and Catharine (264) ; born Nov., 1655; mother of 483, 531, 581 and 748
  • 430. Samuel Tuttle, Sr. •'731-33 Son of John and Catharine (264) ; born Jan. 1660; husband of 442; father of 709 and 721.
  • 431. Sarah How (Nathaniel) Tuttle Dism. 1712? Daughter of Ephraim (263) and Anna. Removed to Woodbury. •Nov., 1743, December 21.
  • 635. William Tuttle *I727 Sqn of Jonathan and Rebecca; bora May, 1673; husband of 636,
  • 636. Mary Abemetky (William) Tuttle *i7— Daughter of William and Sarah, of WalUngford; bom March, 1680; wife of 635.

The Tuttle story is one of my qualifying stories for Rootsweb's International Black Sheep Society

  • After checking out the citations that people sent me, as much as I could get ahold of them, mostly TAG, and a couple of citations, I never did get ahold of the Prindle book, I found that documents such as wills establish that the Tuttles were of Northampton. My sources, as well as a summary of the disproven roots cited in older Tuttle genealogies in the United States, are below.

Ringstead Tuttles

  • This is the true Tuttle lineage. The material is a little confusing.

Here is the version I put together;

  • 1. John b 1631 m Catharine or Cattarina Lane 11/8/1653. , dau of John, of Milford,
    • 'Hannah b 11/2/1655 m11/7/1672 Samuel Clark
      • Samuel b 8/7/1673 m 11/15/1698 Mary Brown
      • Daniel b 3/6/1674-5
      • John b 2/23/1676-7 living 1729 per will
      • Joseph b 10/20/1678 m 11/27/1707 Marah parker
      • Stephen b 12/24/1680 m 11/26/1702 Sarah Hill
      • Nathan b 2/20/1682 m 5/27/1709 Phebe Lines she m (2) Joshua Tuttle
      • Hannah b 4/6/1685 m 4/20/1709 Jonah TODD
      • Phineas b 6/27/1687 m 5/9/1715 Abigail Bassett
      • Abigail b 9/6/1689
      • Hester b 1/2/1692 m 1/8/1712 John Munson
      • Timothy b 1/5/1694 m 1/31/1724 Elizabeth Potter
      • Mehitable b 5/10/1698 m 12/16/1722 Thomas Down d 10/25/1723, three wks after birth of lst child. Mehitable b 10/4/1723 married Thomas Stevens? Living on dateof deeed, 1744-5. Her husband remarried.
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Samuel Clark's Timeline

October 1645
Milford, New Haven Co, Connecticut,
October 1645
Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut
October 1645
February 9, 1654
New Haven, New Haven Colony (Present New Haven County), (Present Connecticut)