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Joseph Welles

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Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
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Son of Thomas Welles, Jr. and Hannah Welles
Husband of Elizabeth Welles and Elizabeth Welles
Father of Elizabeth Powell; John Wells; Joseph Wells and Joshua Wells
Brother of Hannah Welles; Rebecca Judson; Thomas Welles; John Welles; Sarah Bidwell and 3 others
Half brother of Mary Mix; John Pantry and Hannah Pantry

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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)

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William Tuttle & Elizabeth

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

  • 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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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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Joseph Welles's Timeline

1667
April 1667
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1697
October 3, 1697
Age 30
1698
June 13, 1698
Age 31
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1875
February 6, 1875
Age 31
1890
January 30, 1890
Age 31
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