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Edward Tyng, II

Also Known As: "III"
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Death: circa 1700 (46-55)
France (As a prisoner of the French)
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Edward Tyng and Mary Tyng
Husband of Elizabeth Tyng
Father of Jonathan Tyng; Elizabeth Franklin; Mary Fox and Comm. Edward Tyng
Brother of Hannah Gookin; Mary Tyng; Col. Jonathan Tyng; Deliverance Searle; Rebecca Tyng and 4 others

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From Tyng Family

4.  Col. Edward Tyng (Edward2, ___1); b. 26 Mar 1649 at Boston, MA; baptized 1 Apr 1649; m. Elizabeth Clarke, daughter of Lt. Thaddeus Clarke and Elizabeth Mitton, circa 1680 at Falmouth, ME; d. circa 1700 at France; as a prisoner of the French.

He resided at Portland, ME. He resided at Falmouth, ME. He was a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company in 1668. He was a councillor of New England, appointed by King James II on 6 Feb 1685. He was appointed Governor of Annapolis after the reduction of Nova Scotia in 1690.

Elizabeth Clarke was buried on 4 Jul 1690.     

Known children of Col. Edward Tyng and Elizabeth Clarke were as follows:

  • i. Mary Tyng, m. Rev. John Fox.
  • ii. Comm. Edward Tyng; b. 1683 at Boston, MA; m. Elizabeth Southack, daughter of Cyprian Southack; m. Anna Waldo, daughter of Jonathan Waldo and Hanna Mason, 27 Jan 1731 at Boston, MA; d. 8 Sep 1755 at Boston, MA; apoplexy. He and Anna Waldo resided at Boston, MA. He was a merchant. He was a naval Commodore.
  • iii. Elizabeth Tyng; b. circa 1685; m. Samuel Franklin, son of Josiah Franklin and Ann Child, 16 May 1705 at Boston, MA.
  • iv. Jonathan Tyng; d. age 3.


From Publication, Issue 5 By Society of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Page 102

Edward Tyng, b. 19 Feb., 1681/2 son of Edward and Elizabeth (Clarke) Tyng, of Boston. He married (1) Elizabeth, dau. of Capt. Cyprian Southack, and widow of Francis Parnel, and (2) Ann, dau. of Jonathan Waldo.

Edward the father was appointed by Sir Wm. Phips governor of Acadia. On returning from Port Royal in Oct., 1691, in a vessel commanded by Capt. John Alden, Tyng and John Nelson and Alden's son were taken prisoners by M. de Bonaventure, sent to Quebec, and thence to France in Sept., 1692, where Tyng died in prison.

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Colonel Edward Tyng, ll's Timeline

March 26, 1649
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
April 1, 1649
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
February 19, 1681
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Boston, Middlesex , Massachusetts
Age 50