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William Edwards

Birthdate:
Birthplace: parish of St. Botolph's without Aldgate, London, Middlesex County, England
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Main St and Ancient Burying Ground, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Edwards, III, Rev. and Ann Munter
Husband of Agnes Edwards
Father of Richard Edwards
Brother of Anne EDWARDS; John EDWARDS and Sarah EDWARDS
Half brother of James COLE; Abigail COLE and Robert Edwards

Occupation: Deputy to the General Court, TAUNTON MASS 1643
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William Edwards

  • Birth: Nov. 1, 1618 Greater London, England
  • Death: (before 1672) Hartford Hartford County Connecticut

William Edwards, son of Richard Edwards and Ann Munter, bapt. Nov. 1, 1618 at the parish of St. Botolph's without Aldgate, at east London, England. He emigrated to New England on an unknown date with the family of his mother and stepfather, James Cole.

Married Agnes Harris, Widow of John Spencer. One child: Richard Edwards

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Conflict data from merge of 3 October 2010:

birth date of 1628

He is actually thought to have died before 1672.

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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 2dm. 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.

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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 2dm. 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.

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William Edwards, of Hartford's Timeline

1618
November 1, 1618
London, Middlesex County, England
November 1, 1618
London, Middlesex County, England
November 1, 1618
St. Botolph, Middlesex, England
November 1, 1618
St Botollph's w/o Aldgate, Middlesex, England
1630
1630
Age 11
East Hampton,Suffolk,New York,USA
1640
1640
Age 21
1645
December 11, 1645
Age 27
Hartford, CT
1647
May 1, 1647
Age 28
Hartford, Connecticut Colony
1923
June 5, 1923
Age 304
June 5, 1923
Age 304