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John Pantry

Birthdate: (28)
Birthplace: England
Death: 1653 (28)
Hartford, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Pantry and Margaret Wilbourne
Husband of Helen Pantry and Hannah Welles
Father of John Pantry; John Pantry; Mary Mix and Hannah Pantry
Brother of Mary Bryan; Samuel Bryan and John Bryan

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Immediate Family

About John Pantry

  • 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, b. in England, 1631; m. Kattareen Lane.
  • II. 'Hannah, b. in England, 1632-3; m. 1649 JOHN PANTRY; (2) June 23, 1654, Thomas Wells, jr.
  • Children of William and Elizabeth Tuttle
  • 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. 1619, 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 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.
  • *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.
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  • Full text of "Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, genealogical-memorial; representative citizens;"
  • (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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He may have been the son of William & Margaret (Welbourne) Pantry, immigrants and early founders of Hartford. A John Pantry is named in the will of Margaret Pantry.

He married Hannah Tuttle in 1649.

Children: John Pantry, Mary & Hannah.

John Pantry (son of William Pantry) EDIT


SHARE John Pantry (1629 - c. November 1653) was the son of William Pantry, one of the founders of Hartford, Connecticut. He married Hannah Tuttle, the daughter of William and Elizabeth Tuttle of New Haven, and became a freeman in Hartford in 1650. He lived in Hartford, Connecticut with his wife and had three children between 1649 and his death. In November 1653, he died in Hartford, Connecticut. Inventory of his estate was taken on November 25, 1653.

His wife became a widow, who married Thomas Welles on June 23, 1654. She died on August 9, 1683.

Children Edit John Pantry (1649-1736) - m. Abigail Mix Hannah Pantry (1652-1672) - unmarried. Mary Pantry (1653-1724) - m. Nathaniel Mix

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John Pantry's Timeline

March 17, 1650
Age 25
Connecticut Colony
March 17, 1650
Age 25
September 1, 1653
Age 28
Wethersfield, Connecticut Colony
November 25, 1653
Age 28
Age 28
Hartford, Connecticut Colony