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Hannah Welles (Tuttle)

Also Known As: "Hannah", "Toothill", "Hannah Toothill", "Hanah Tuttle", "Hanah Welles", "Hannah Welles", "Pantry"
Birthplace: Exeter, Devon, England (United Kingdom)
Death: August 08, 1683 (59)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Tuttle, of Boston and Anne Holyoke
Wife of John Pantry and Thomas Welles, Jr.
Mother of John Pantry; Mary Mix; Hannah Pantry; Hannah Welles; Rebecca Judson and 7 others
Sister of Jo Tuttle; John Tuttle, I; Jonathan Tuttle; Rebecca Shatswell; Richard Tuttle and 1 other

Occupation: (Immigrant)
Immigration Year: 1635
Managed by: Private User
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About Hannah Welles

In 1974 Donald Lines Jacobus proved that Ann, bp. Jan. 20, 1632/3, was the correct daughter of William Tuttle, and that her cousin Hannah Tuttle Pantry was the daughter of Richard Tuttle. (The American Genealogist, 30:7)

Circa 1883 George Tuttle had confused the parentage of Ann and Hannah. This mistake was carried forward by Barbour in "Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut", and copied in error numerous times since.

Ann Tuttle (daughter of William) m. 1) Joshua Judson of Stratford, Conn. and 2) John Hurd, Jr. of Stratford and Woodbury, Conn.


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  • Hannah Tuttle
  • F, b. 20 January 1632/33, d. 9 August 1683
  • Father Richard Tuttle b. c 1593, d. 8 May 1640
  • Mother Anne Taylor
  • Hannah Tuttle was born on 20 January 1632/33 at Ringstead, Hertford, England. She married John Pantry, son of William Pantry and Margaret Welbourne, circa 1649 at Hartford, Hartford, CT. Hannah Tuttle married Thomas Welles, son of Gov. Thomas Welles and Alice Tomes, on 23 June 1654. Hannah Tuttle died on 9 August 1683 at Hartford, Hartford, CT, at age 50.
  • Family Thomas Welles b. c 1627, d. Jun 1668
  • Children
    • Rebecca Wells+ b. May 1655, d. 3 Nov 1717
    • Thomas Welles b. Oct 1657, d. 16 Mar 1695
    • Sarah Welles b. Apr 1659, d. c 1709
    • Icabod Welles b. Nov 1660, d. a 1706
    • Samuel Welles+ b. Oct 1662, d. 3 Oct 1733
    • Jonathan Welles b. Sep 1664, d. b 31 Oct 1687
    • Joseph Welles b. Apr 1667, d. b 13 Jun 1698
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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)
  • Passengers By The Planter.
  • April 24, 1635, These underwritten names are to be transported to New England in the Planter, Nicholas Travice, Master, bound thither, the parties having brought certificates from the minister at St. Albans, in Hertfordshire, and attestation from the justice of the peace, according to the Lords' order.
  • [Signed] Richard Fenn, Alderman.
  • .....................................................................Age.
  • John Tuttell, a mercer....................................39
  • Joan Tuttell....................................................42
  • John Lawrence.............................................17
  • William Lawrence......................................... 12
  • Maria Lawrence............................................. 9
  • Abigail Tuttell.................................................. 6
  • Symon Tuttell................................................. 4
  • Sara Tuttell..................................................... 2
  • John Tuttell..................................................... 1
  • Nathan Haford, servant to John Tuttell..........16
  • George Gidding, husbandman....................... 25
  • Jane Giddings................................................ 20
  • Thomas Carter, 25, Michael Williamson 30, servants to Geo. Giddings..
  • April 6, more for the Planter.
  • Richard Tuttell, husbandman..........................42
  • Ann Tuttell.......................................................41
  • Anna Tuttell.....................................................12
  • John Tuttell......................................................10
  • Rebecca Tuttell............................................... 6
  • Isabella Tuttell, (supposed mother of Richard) 70
  • William Tuttell, husbandman............................26
  • Elizabeth Tuttell...............................................23
  • John Tuttell.......................................................3 1/2
  • ANNA TUTTELL................................................2 1/4
  • Thomas Tuttell........................................... 3 months
  • Marin Bill..........................................................11
  • It appears from the above list that three distinct families of Tuttles came together in the Planter. Of these, John settled in Ipswitch, Mass., Richard settled in Boston, and William in New Haven.
  • Children of William and Elizabeth Tuttle
  • II. HANNAH, b. in England, 1632-3; m. 1649 JOHN PANTRY; (2) June 23, 1654, THOMAS WELLS, jr.
  • 2. HANNAH TUTTLE, b. England, 1632-3; d. in Hartford, Conn., Aug. 9, 1683, a. 50; bu. in the old Center chh. graveyard on Main st., where her memorial stone is still standing, among others of the Welles family; its inscription quite plain;* m. 1649, JOHN, only s. of William and Margaret PANTRY (Pantree), b. abt. 1629; freeman of Harft., 1650; will dated Sept. 1, 1653; inv. taken Nov. 25, same yr.; chil., John and Hannah --Mary
  • * The Gen. Dict. of New Eng. sup. her dau. of Richard Tuttle of Boston, on what ground I have been unable to discover. Circumstances all point to the dau. of William Tuttle of New Haven, and the gravestone establishes the identity.
  • * William Pantry came over in 1635; wealthy and advanced in years; selectman of Hartf., 1640, again in 1645; constable in 1648.
  • not named, prob. posthumous; m. (2) June 23, 1654, THOMAS, s. of Thomas and Elizabeth (Deming) WELLES, jr., b. abt. 1627; Quartermaster under Maj. John Mason, 1658; Dep. Mag. at Hartf., 1662-3, and is said to be named as a grantee in the Royal Charter of Conn. (prob. his f.) He was rep. May 1663, assistant 1668, and was killed sm. yr. by a fall from a cherry tree. Inv. taken in Hartf. Aug. 20, 1668, (english pound)1090 19s. 6d.; chattels, (english pound)590. Adm. given to wid. Hannah. He was the largest and tallest man of his time in Hartf.; of strong mind and estimable character. Inv. of est. of Mrs. HANNAH WELLES exh. Sept. 6, 1683; divided by the court, to John Pantry double portion, and to all the rest of Mrs. WELLES' chil. equal portions. Mrs. Bidwell and Mrs. Meeks to receive each a piece of gold and a gold ring that their mother before her sickness did allot and give them; the two younger ss. to be clothed out of the est. before distribution. 10. chil. b. in Wethersfield.
    • I. John, bap. March 17, 1659; m. Abigail Mix.
    • II. Hannah, b. Aug., 1652; d. unm. 1672, according to Savage; 1675, according to W. S. Porter; but Miss Mary N. Talcott says she d. before Aug., 1671, as an account of the est. of Hannah Pantry was exh. to the court of probate in Hrtf. in Aug., 1671.
    • III. Mary, b. prob. after Sept. 1, 1653, when the f. made his will; m. Nathaniel Mix.
    • IV. Rebecca Welles, b. May, 1655; m. Aug. 13, 1680, Capt. James Judson.
    • V. Thomas, b. Oct., 1657; m. 1689, Mary Blackleach.
    • VI. Sarah, b. April, 1659; m. Nov. 7, 1678, John Bidwell, jr.
    • VII. Ichabod, Nov., 1669; m. Sept. 4, 1684, Sarah Way.
    • VIII. Samuel, Oct., 1662; m. Ruth Judson, sis. to James Judson.
    • IX. Jonathan, b. Sept., 1664; d. s. i. abt. 1690; killed by piece of block falling on his head. Thomas Welles adm. his est., which the court of assistants, on petition of all but the admr., ordered distributed, Nov., 1690, to Thomas, Ichabod, Samuel and Joseph Welles, John Bidwell, for his wf. Sarah and James Judson, for his wf. Rebecca; Thomas appealed, May 1691, claiming te est. of his bro. according to the English law, without avail.
    • X. Joseph, b. Aug., 1667; d. 1698; m. Elizabeth, dau. of Eleazer Way. 1. John, d. y. 2. Joseph, d. y. 3. Joshua, d. y. 4. Elizabeth, b. 1696; m. William Powell of Hartf. 1. Elizabeth, m. Nov. 4, 1750, Fletcher Ranney of Mid., Conn., who d. Dec. 14, 1772, a. 47. She d. June 14, 1785, a. 60.
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  • Genealogical and biographical record of New London County, Connecticut : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the early settled families (1905)
  • Pg. 49
  • Thomas Welles, born in 1598, in Essex, England, came to Saybrook, Conn., .... etc. .... He was treasuer in 1639; secretary in 1641; one of the commissioners of the United Colonies in 1649; deputy governor of the Colony; and governor in 1655-58. He died in Wethersfield, Conn., Jan. 14, 1660. .... etc. Thomas Welles married (first) in 1618, in England, ___ Hunt, who died in Hartford about 1640, and he married (second) in Wethersfield, Conn., in 1646, Elizabeth Foote, daughter of John Deming, of England, and widow of Nathaniel Foote. Gov. Welles had issue: Anne, born about 1619; John, about 1621; Robert, about 1624; Thomas, about 1627; Samuel, about 1630; Sarah, about 1632; Mary, about 1634; and Joseph, about 1637.
  • (II) Thomas Welles (2), born about 1627, in Northamptonshire, England, came with the family to America in 1636, landing at Saybrook. He was taken to Hartford the same year, and to Wethersfield in 1637, where he passed the remainder of his lifetime, and died in the spring of 1668. "He was the largest and tallest man of his time, in Hartford, with a strong mind, and sterling and honorable character." He was quartermaster under Major John Mason, of Hartford, and a deputy magistrate. He was married in Hartford, June 29, 1651, to Hannah, widow of John Pantry, of that town, and daughter of William Tuttle, of Boston. His children, all born in Wethersfield, were: Rebeckah, born in May, 1655; Thomas, in October, 1657; Sarah, in April, 1659; Ichabod in November, 1660; Samuel, in October, 1662; Jonathan, in September 1664; and Joseph, in August, 1667. The mother of these died in Hartford Aug. 8, 1683, aged fifty years.
  • (III) Ichabod Welles, born in November, 1660, in Wethersfield, died in Hartford after 1706.
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  • Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, genealogical-memorial; representative citizens; (1917-[23]) Vol. 3
  • Pg. 30
  • (II) Lieutenant Richard (2) Goodman, son of Deacon Richard (i) and Mary (Terry) Goodman, was born March 23, 1663, and some time after 1678 he returned to Hartford, where he became a wealthy, influential citizen, his death occurring May 14, 1730. He married Abigail Pantry, born January 11, 1679, daughter of John Pantry (1650-1736) and his wife, xAbigail (Mix) Pantry, of West Hartford, and granddaughter of John Pantry and his wife, Hannah (Tuttle) Pantry (1632-1683), and of Thomas and Rebecca (Turner) Mix. Six children.
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  • 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;
  • Third Generation
  • Symon, about 1560 Ringstead d 1630.
  • Children:
  • Richard (see below) William (see below) John (named in Simon's will, possibly the individual below) Thomas (the Thomas I couldn't identify with William b abt 1609 who I didn't know where he went yesterday were Thomas teh son of Simon, and William Tuttle the emigrant - from Jacobus's version. William was not known to be born in 1607, not 1609, until his baptismal record was found at Ringstead. Simon of Burton Latimer, co Northampton, buried 14 Dec 1630 at Burton Latimer, m by license (why, significance?) Peterborough, dated, Mar 1616/17 Alice Jamse who was bapt at Burton Latimer 30 Jan 1591/2 and bur there Jan 1623/4, dau of Wm James. Simon m (2) Burton Latimer 26 Jun 1624, Katherine Brabooke, dau of Richard and Joan Brabooke of Burton Latimer.
  • Fourth Generation
  • Richard b abt 1593 or 1595 Ringstead d Boston, MA 5/8/1640 m Barnwell St Andrew, Co Northampton, 6/19/1622 Anne Taylor, b abt 1594. Churchwarden of Ringstead 1626, 1629. Anne his wife remarried bef 1648, Edward Holyoke. Previous marriage to Joan Grafton bef 1622. By his second wife:
    • Simon (not on the list of baptisms, I don't know where he came from)
    • Ann/ Hannah b Jan 20, 1622/3 bapt Ringstead, Aug 23 1623. Jacobus in 1952 said she m in England. In 1854 TAG Jacobus argues he hadn't checked on that yet, it is she and not Ann the daughter of William Tuttle who m John Pantry and Thomas Welles of Hartford (no relation to the Wells of Ringstead and Woodford). Issue by at least the Pantry; see Ann the daughter of William Tuttle.
    • John b Feb 12 1624/5 Ringstead d 3/31/1687 Rumney Marsh, MA m Mary Holyoke, the dau of Edward and Prudence (Stockton) Holyoke. ? b 1627 d bef 1635 age 7 There is alot of confusion over this child and a second Jonathan, from baptismal records. John may or may not be the first Jonathan. There were five baptisms to this family, and one illegible name on the baptismal register. Atleast one child clearly died befroe the 1635 voyage because not on the ship's list.
    • Rebecca b 1629 Ringstead Greene deduced that she, bapt Ringstead 27 May 1630, m Richard Shotswell, son of John, of Ipswich.
  • John b ca 1596 bapt Holcot, 4 June 1596 ..... etc.
  • The following is actually William Tuttle, son of Simon, b 1607, as follows - from Jacobus. I previously had trouble placing who this was. More people than me think that this is two separate people, because peoples' web pages have a separate and distinct William b abt 1609 placed in various places on the family tree. Greene explains that before William Tuttles baptismal record was found that shows him born in 1607, he was thought to have been born in about 1609. The date and place of death makes it clear that this is the same William Tuttle as William the son of Simon.
    • - William b abt 1609, d in New Haven, CT, 1673, m Elizaabeth b England abt 1609-12, d New Haven, 12/30/1684, aged 76 (gravestone). Settled in Boston, MA, where his wife joined the church 1636. He moved to New Haven in 1639, early enough to be an initial signer of the agreement that created it.
  • William Tuttle b 24 Dec 1607 Ringstead, Northamptonshire, England, bapt Ringtead, Northamptonshire England 26 Dec 1607. d New Haven, CT Jun 1673. Married Elizabeth ____. Quite a number of these web sites identify her as Elizabeth Mathews, none of them say where they got it, I am suspicious because as you can see above, Elizabeth Mathews is the name of a woman who married the much earlier William Tuttle, sheriff and lord mayor in Devonshire, she daughter of a Welsh aristocrat. He d New Haven, CT, 30 Dec 1684.
  • He had an estate rated for 450 (pounds, shillings?) well above average size, his name often appears in records as busied in small affairs of the town, on committees and boards of arbitration, but never elected to public office or ran for public office. Fined in 1646 for falling asleep on the watch.
  • He went to Boston 1645, w first three children, in Boston to 1639, two more children, to Davenport 1639, one of first signers of orignl compact that founded Conne4cticut. (Price has Elizabeth b 1645 Ringstead, Simon b 1641 New Haven, Simon, Benjamin and Mercy b 1647-50 New Haven. Nathaniel b 1651 Ringstead.
  • William was much employed in public affairs. Titled "Mr." . Wealthy for his times. All of his sons and daughters married into the first families of the day. Elizabeth may have been related to Robert Hill or to his first wife; they tried to get custody of the youngest stepchild from the second wife after her husband died, and she didn't particularly seem to want the child. Pictures of Tuttle descendants from this couple, from George F Tuttle's Tuttle genealogy are on my Tuttle picture page ; they looked strikingly like Amzi Allen and a number of his immediate descendants.
    • 1. John b 1631 m Catharine or Cattarina Lane 11/8/1653. , dau of John, of Milford, .... etc.
    • 2. Ann/ Hannah b 1633 nothing known of her Behling has her b 1633 d 1696 Tuttles in America has her with children d Hartford CT Her memorial stone with the Welles family. m John, Pantry 1649. "He was the largest and tallest man of his time in Hartford, of strong mind and estimable character.
    • The following children, as well as marriages to John Pantry and to a Wells, are traditionally attributed to this Ann/ Hannah. But Greene argues that these two marriages and these children belong to Hannah the daughter of Richard Tuttle, William's brother.
      • John PANTRYbp 3/17/1650m Abigail Mix
      • hannah PANTRY b 8/1652 d unm 1672 Mary b prob aft 9/1/1653
      • Mary PANTRY b prob aft 9/1/1653 m Nathaniel Mix
      • Rebecca Welles PANTRY b 5/1655 m 8/13/1680 Capt James Judson
      • Thomas PANTRY b 10/1657 m 1689 Mary Blackleach
      • Sarah PANTRY b 4/1659 m 11/7/1678 JohnBidwell, Jr
      • Ichabod PANTRY b 11/1660 m 9/4/1684 Sarah Way
      • Samuel PANTRY b 10/1662 m Ruth Judson, sis to James Judson
      • Jontahan PANTRY b 9/1664 d 1690
      • Joseph PANTRY b 8/1667 d 1698 m Elizabeth Way
    • Greene argues that this Ann married (1) Joshua Judson of Stratford and (2) John Hurd jr of Stratford and Woodbury, and had issue by both. I think it is traditionally believed that Hannah the daughter of Richard made these marriages. Greene argues that: Ann Tuttle married William Hurd around 1654-5, which is consistent with the age of Ann the daughter of William, who was baptized in 1633, and that this would make the births of her children end when she was around 40. In Woodbury land records, record of ___ Hurd in Woodbury, he calls Nathaniel Tuttle his uncle, and Nathaniel was the youngest son of William, and that in a listing of Tuttle's land, "Ebenezer Hurd" is referred to as Nathaniel Tuttle's cousin. Elizabeth Tuttle the wife of William called John Hurd their son, and atleast one of her children referred to Hurd's as brothers and sisters (meaning in-law). These arguments are pretty convincing.
    • 3. Thomas b 1635 m Hannah Powell 5/25/1660 d 10/19.1710 a cooper, gauger and packer, juryman, constable, exused from training on account of gout 1689 (only 29 years old) .... etc.
    • 4. Jonathan b 7/2/1637 m Rebecca Bel; d 5/2/1676 .... etc.
    • 5. David b 4/7/1639 d 1693 (Behling): Non Compos Mentis. died age 53.
    • 6. Joseph b 11/22/1640 m Hannah Munson 5/2/1667 d 9/1690 My own direct ancestor .... etc.
    • 7. Sarah b 4/1642 m John Slauson 11/22/1663 d 11/17/1676 She was murdered by her brother, Benjamin, who chopped her head apart with an axe, during a quarrel. Possibly it was about their dead father's considerable property; he said "he was afraid whe would do to him what he had done to her", whatever that meant. Her children testified that he came into her house carrying an axe and repeatedly struck her head with it, saying something about "I will teach you to Scold" and something they couldn't understand. Before this time, Sarah was a flirt, repeatedly in trouble for making out. In 1660, William Tuttle Sarah's father complained against Sarah and Jacob Murline for kissing and making out on a storage chest. The law provided for a fine aganist anyone who drew the attentions of a maid or maid servant without the permission of her parents, master, or guardians. This was not often enforced; William Tuttle was one of the few who went to such lengths of thinking they owned their children! "Mr. Tuttle pleaded that Jacob had endeavored to steal away his daughter's affections." (SAm Behling) The governor reported that Sarah had flirted and made out with Jacob in his house at a wedding. The court fined either of them 20 shillings, characterized their behavior as sinful and evil and Sarah's as bold, ordered both of them to mend their ways, and ordered Jacob to stay away from virgins. It seems Sarah's mother had told her not to keep company with him. .... etc.
    • 8. Elizabeth b 11/9/1645 m Richard Edwards 11/19/1667 d 1688 became ancestor of Puritan Revivalist Jonathan Edwards. Elizabeth had a premarital affair with her husband, and also with another man, such that there was doubt about who was the father of her first child. There was a lawsuit, and Elizabeth and Richard were fined for sleeping together before marriage, and Richard was found to be the father. In any case, there was trouble concerning Elizabeth caring for the child, and her father ended up raising it. Elizabeth for some reason refused to sleep with her husband for years, resulting in an at first unsuccessful bid to divorce her. For one thing, he wanted to marry Mary Talcott, who had been fined for fornication with him. At his second effort, Richard argued that he was afraid of Elizabeth. "It became clear that Elizabeth herself was, at times, not in her right mind, and often threatened to murder her husband while he was asleep." Richard was granted the divorce, married Mary Talcott, and had six children. Nothing further is known of Elizabeth. .... etc.
    • 9. Simon Tuttle b 1647 d 1719 m Abigail Beach. A founder of Wallingford,CT m Abigail Beach, dau of John Beach of Wallingford d 8/1722 had three children. .... etc.
    • 10. Benjamin b bef 10/29/1648 New Haven, CT d CT 6/13/1677 age 28. "Died"? Hmmm. I like the way genealogies omit information. He was tried, convicted, and executed for murdering his sister with an axe. He came into her house one evening, and, in front of her children sitting at the table, beat her on the head with an axe while saying something only partially intelligible about "I'll teach you to scold!"
    • 11. Mercy b 1650 m 5/2/1667 Samuel Brown, son of Francis and Mary EDWARDS Brown She was accused at age 14 of stealing and drinking liquor. She chopped her 17-year-old (?) son, Samuel Jr, to death with an axe as he lay in his bed. Her husband said she had seemed rational, but the day before, she said she would have the children buried in the barn, because "dreadful times are coming". He said she had "slept but little for two or three nights before". Joseph Brown, age 24, testifed that she had thrown scalding water at him and he thought her "much out of her head". Mercy's sister Simon Tuttle and his wife thought she had seemed distracted "that morning and before". Mary Moss testified that "Mercy came to their house a little before the sad accident and wished Mr. Moss to look after her husband". Neighbors testified they had come to her house for fire and when she came out with it, she went down the hill towards the swamp seeming distracted. In jail, she seemed distracted, seemed much grieved at having given offense to someone who knew nothing of it. Those who took her to New Haven for trial testified that she seemed "shaken in her understanding". Though her attorney pleaded insanity, the jury found her guilty, and the judge sentenced her to die. It wasn't a popular verdict, the town felt she should be exonerated on the basis of insanity. But confusion resulting over the removal of the governor from his office allowed Mercy to escape execution. .... etc.
    • 12. Nathaniel b 1652. d Aug 20, 1721, Woodbury m Aug 10, 1682 New Haven, CT, Sarah Howe .... etc.
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Hannah was baptized as Anne.

Two different sources say two different things about her parentage:

Torrey says that Hannah was the daughter of Richard Tuttle and married John Pantry, then Thomas Welles Jr.

Joyce Bruner Whitman's book shows Hannah as being the daughter of William and Elizabeth Tuttle

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Hannah Tuttle, dau. of Richard Tuttle and Ann Taylor, bp. Aug. 17, 1623 at Ringstead, Northamptonshire, England. In April 1635 called "Anna aged 12," she sailed with her parents from the Port of London on the ship Planter and arrived at Boston, Mass. by the following July. She d. Aug. 9, 1683 at Hartford, Conn., Æ 60, not 50.

According to a 1898 issue of the Connecticut Quarterly Magazine, Hannah's gravestone was standing at Hartford's Center Cemetery in 1835, with the supposed statement that she died "aged" 50.[*1] However, her age at death must have been based on a misreading of the gravestone, when actually she died "aged 60," or provided by George F. Tuttle, under Tuttle's errant belief Hannah was the dau. of her uncle, William Tuttle of New Haven, Conn. This wrong identification and age at death was carried forward by Barbour in "Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut." The circa 1902 restoration of Hartford's Ancient Burying Ground did not include Hannah's gravestone, which apparently no longer existed by the early 1900s.

Donald Lines Jacobus proved and corrected Hannah's parental association error in 1974 (The American Genealogist, 30:7). William Tuttle's dau. Ann, bp. Jan. 20, 1632/3, who Geo. Tuttle confused as being one and the same as Hannah, brother Richard's dau., accompanied her cousin Hannah in 1635 aboard the Planter. Ann m. 1) Joshua Judson of Stratford, Conn. and 2) John Hurd, Jr. of Stratford and Woodbury, Conn.

In circa 1649, Hannah Tuttle, dau. of Richard, m. 1) John Pantry, s. of William and Margaret Pantry of Hartford, Conn. He d. testate betw. Sept. 1 and Nov. 25, 1653 at Hartford leaving three infant children to be raised by their stepfather: John Pantry, Hannah Pantry (d. unm.) and Mary (Pantry) Mix.

On June 23, 1654 at Hartford, Hannah m. 2) the Hon. Thomas Welles, Jr., s. of Gov. Thomas Welles and Alice Tomes,[*2] b. in England. He d. intestate at Hartford bef. Aug. 20, 1668. He is referred to in the records as the "Worshipful" Thomas Welles. They had seven children: Rebecca (Welles) Judson, Thomas, Sarah (Welles) Bidwell, Ichabod, Samuel, Jonathan (d. unm) and Joseph.

During the entirety of her second marriage, Hannah (Tuttle)(Pantry)Welles' mother-in-law, her 2nd husband's step-mother, was Elizabeth (Deming)(Foote) Welles, the writer's ancestor. Elizabeth died testate at Hartford in 1683 just 12 days before Hannah. Two of Hannah's grandchildren, by dau. Sarah (Welles) Bidwell, m. grandchildren of two additional sets of ancestors of the writer.

[*1] The Connecticut Quarterly, IV (1898): 85; The Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford - Welles, Hannah, died 1683, age 50. The associated 1835 standing gravestone list was compiled by Mary K. Talcott and also appears in the 1904 pamphlet "Restoration of the Ancient Burying Ground and Widening of Gold Street." [*2] Barbour in "Early Families of Hartford, Conn.," p. 657, calls his mother Elizabeth Hunt. Jacobus in "Hale, House..." (1952, p. 778) clearly identifies her as Alice Tomes, dau. of John and Ellen (Gunne)(Phelps) Tomes, with accompanying ancestry.

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Hannah Welles's Timeline

August 17, 1623
Exeter, Devon, England (United Kingdom)
August 17, 1623
Kingstead, Hampshire, England
January 20, 1633
Age 9
Kingstead, Hampshire, England
January 20, 1633
Age 9
Petersborugh, Northamptonshire, England
January 20, 1633
Age 9
Kingstead, Hampshire, England
January 20, 1633
Age 9
Ringstead, Northampton, England
January 20, 1633
Age 9
Ringstead, Northampton, England
January 20, 1633
Age 9
Ringstead, Northampton, England Or Petersborugh, Northamptonshire, , England
January 20, 1633
Age 9
Kingstead, Hampshire, England
January 20, 1633
Age 9
Kingstead, Hampshire, England