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Esther Edwards (Stoddard)

Birthdate: (97)
Birthplace: Northampton, MA, United States
Death: January 19, 1770 (93-101)
Windsor, CT, United States
Place of Burial: Edwards Cemetery South Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA, MEMORIAL ID 10649724
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Soloman Stoddard and Esther Stoddard
Wife of Rev. Timothy Edwards and Richard Edwards
Mother of Esther Hopkins; Elizabeth Huntington; Anne Ellsworth; Mary Edwards; Rev. Jonathan Edwards, Sr. and 9 others
Sister of Mary Mix; Solomon Stoddard; Samuel Stoddard; Rev. Anthony Stoddard; Col. John Stoddard and 5 others
Half sister of Eunice Williams; Warham Mather and Eliakim Mather

Occupation: Homemaker
Managed by: Anne Momsen Hailey
Last Updated:

About Esther Edwards

  • 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)
  • 8. Elizabeth Tuttle, bap. Nov. 9, 1645; m. Nov. 19, 1667, Richard Edwards,* b. in Hartford May, 1667. "He was a merchant." (See Dr. Dwight's ed. Life and Works of Jonathan Edwards for some account of his character and last sickness,) " I Richard Edwards of Hartford, and by my agent Samuel Brown [.II.], sold to Thomas Tuttle of New Haven [3] ye whole of ye land and ye meadow that was Benjamin Tuttle's, viz; 1/3 part of 4 acres of meadow by west side of East River near bro. Joseph Tuttle and bro. John Tuttle, and 2 acres of land in ye Yorkshire Quarter bounded by Mr. Miles' land near side, and by my own land that I bought of bro. David Tuttle [5] on the other side, and one-quarter part of 9 1/2 acres towards ye mill between Jones and Bradley, and 6 acres within ye neck. * * * Of 2d division 1/3 part of 6 acres lying near Stoney River, near ye iron works; consideration (english pound)12 in full for all ye above lands. Acknowledged before William Jones, assistant a true record of the original compact and recorded April 20, 1705; dated Jan 17, 1680; signed Richard Edwards, Jonathan Tuttle, John Sizer."--New Hav. Land Rec. At a court held May, 1696, Mr. Richard Edwards as attorney for Isaac Curtis of Wallingford petitioned to grant said Curtis execution on verdict of jury given by county court at New Haven 1695 in an action between Curtis and Mr. John Hull of W.' Curtis plaintiff. Said Hull had illegally entered upon, and made improvements on 3 3/4 acres of meadow in a place called "Dog's Misery." in Meriden. Capt. Thomas Yale attorney for Dr. John Hull. The name of Richards Edwards elsewhere appears as attorney in civil suits. He m. (2) Mary, dau. of Lieut. Col. John Talcott of Hartf. and his wf., Helena, dau. of John Wakeman of New Haven, who d. April 19, 1722, a. 62. He d. April, 20, 1718, a. 71.
  • I. Mary Edwards, b. 1668; chil. b. in Hartford.
  • II. 'TIMOTHY EDWARDS, May 14, 1669; m. ESTHER STODDARD Nov. 6, 1694.
  • III. Abigail Edwards, 1671; m. 1689 Benjamin Lathrop; (2) Capt. Thos. Stoughton.
  • IV. Elizabeth Edwards, 1675; m. March 14, 1695, Jacob Deming; (2) __ Hinckley.
  • V. Ann Edwards, b. 1678; m. 1696 Jonathan Richardson; (2) William Davenport.
  • VI. Mabel Edwards, b. Dec. 13, 1685; m. Dec. 14 1699, Jonathan Bigelow.
  • VII. Martha Edwards.
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  • Early families of Wallingford, Connecticut By Charles Henry Stanley Davis
  • Pg. 305
  • 8. Elizabeth Tuttle, daughter of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, married Richard Edwards of Windsor, Conn. She was the maternal ancestor of the late Gov. Henry W. Edwards, of New Haven.
  • Children: 46 Mary, b. 1668; 47 'Timothy, b. May 14, 1669, m. Esther Stoddard'; 48 Abigail, b. 1671; 49 Elizabeth, b. 1675; 50 Ann, b. 1678; 51 Mabel, b. 1685; 52 Cynthia __.
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Esther Edwards's Timeline

June 2, 1672
Northampton, MA, United States
August 6, 1695
Age 23
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
April 14, 1697
Age 24
Windsor, Hartford, CT
April 28, 1699
Age 26
Windsor, Connecticut, United States
February 11, 1701
Age 28
Windsor, Hartford, CT
October 5, 1703
Age 31
East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, Colonial America
August 20, 1705
Age 33
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
December 25, 1707
Age 35
East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States of America
May 20, 1710
Age 37
Windsor, Hartford, CT