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Mehitable Tuthill (Wells)

Also Known As: "Mehitabel"
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Birthplace: Southold, Long Island, Province of New York
Death: August 26, 1742 (76)
Southold, Suffolk County, Province of New York
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Daughter of William Wells of Southold, Long Island and Mary Mapes
Wife of John Tuthill
Mother of John Tuthill, IV Jr; Mary Horton; Sarah Swezey; Joshua Tuthill; Dorothy Tuthill Browne and 6 others
Sister of Hester Holman; Bethia Horton; Patience Wells; Mary Youngs; William Wells and 4 others

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About Mehitable Tuthill

  • 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)
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/descendantsofwil01tutt#page/n69/mode/2up
  • 2. John Tuthill, m. Feb. 17, 1657, Deliverance King, d. Jan 24, 1689-90, in her 49th year. Orient, L. I. i. 4 sons and 2 dau., of whom:
  • I. JOHN, b. Feb 14 1658.
  • II. Elizabeth, b. ----19, 1661.
  • III. Henry.
  • IV. Daniel.
  • V. Nathaniel, b. Nov. 10, 1683; d. at Antego (Antigua), W. I., Dec. 18, 1705.
  • Our dau., Mary Young, d. Jan. 11, 1698-9
  • Our 4th dau. Dorothy, d. Feb. 24, 1683-4
  • Our 5th dau. Deliverance, d. Sept. 17, 1683.
  • Mehitable.
  • Abigail Tuthill, b. Oct. 17, 1670; d. June 6, 1705.
  • The above record is from an old Bible, printed 1599, defaced and torn.
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/descendantsofwil01tutt#page/n71/mode/2up
  • 21. 'JOHN TUTTLE, jr., called "Chalker John," a man of note, of great natural shrewdness and energy; affable and of sterling honesty; was a great favorite with the people and held many offices; justice of the peace; one of the commissioners that laid out the "Kings Highway," the first public road that extended the whole length of the Island from Brooklyn Ferry to Easthampton; mem. of the N. Y. Col. Leg., 1693-4, also from 1695-98; sheriff in 1695; m. MEHITABLE, dau.' of Mary WELLS afterwards Mary Mapes, -- Hon. W. H. Tothill.
  • I. John, who continued at the old homestead.
  • II. James, settled at Cutchogue, L. I.
  • III. Joshua.
  • IV. Daniel.
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  • Tuthill family of Tharston, Norfolk County, England and Southold, Suffolk County, New York; also written Totyl, Totehill, Tothill, Tuttle, etc (1898)
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/tuthillfamilyoft00aker#page/5/mode/2up
  • 3. John Tuthill, Jr., or 2nd (Henry, Henry), of Southold, N. Y., b. 16 July, 1635 (in England?), d. at Southold, 12 Oct., 1717; m. there, 1st on 17 Feb., 1657, Deliverance, daughter of William and Dorothy (Hayne?) Kinge, "bapt. at Salem, Mass., 1641: 31 : 8." She d. at Southold, "25 Jan. 1688/89, aged 49 years." John, m., 2nd, on 28 May 1690 Sarah, probably widow of Thomas Young, and daughter of John Frost. She d. 8 Nov., 1727. John was a large landowner at Southold. The dates of the birth of his children are recorded in his Bible, and in Liber E., MSS. Town Records. Issue, by 1st wife:
  • 4. i. JOHN, b. 14 Feb., 1658.
  • ii. Elizabeth, b. 19 April, 1661; m. 1 June, 1681, William Wells (Wm., b. 5 May, 1660; d. 17 Oct., 1696. Issue: 1. William Wells; 2. John Wells; 3. Henry Wells; 4. Mary Wells, the 2nd wife of Lieut. Thos. Reeve. These four children were b. in Southold, between 1683-1691/2. Elizabeth according to Pelletrean's Early L. I. Wills, survived her husband and m. 2nd, John Goldsmith about 1698.
  • 5. iii. Henry, b. 1 May 1665.
  • iv. Hanndh, b. 7 Nov., 1667; d. 25 July, 1752; m., 19 jan., 1686, Joshua Wells (Wm.), b. 1664; d. 1744. Issue, fourteen children: Mary, Hannah, Joshua, Deliverance, Abigail, Anna, Samuel, Daniel, Solomon, Nathaniel, Bethia, Mehitable, Deborah, and Freegift Wells, b. between 1687-1714, in Southold.
  • v. Abigail, "b. 17 Oct., 1670; d. 6 June, 1705, being the wife of John Parker." He was probably her 2nd husband, as he had doubtless m. Joseph Conklin, in Nov., 1690. He d. 23 Nov., 1698. Letters of Administration on his estate were issued 16 Dec., 1698, to his widow, Abigail, and her father, John Tuthil, Sr. Liber E. of MSS. Southold Town Records, gives the dates of birth of two children of Joseph and Abigail (Tuthill) Conklin:
  • 1. "Joseph Conklyng, b. 7 Aug., 1691.
  • 2. John Conklyng, b. 16 Oct., 1694."
  • vi. Dorothy, b. 16 OCt., 1674; d. 24 Feb., 1683/4.
  • vii. Deliverance, b. 2 Aug., 1677; d. 17 Sept., 1683.
  • 6. viii. Daniel, b. 23 Jan., 1679.
  • ix. Nathaniel, b. 10 Nov., 1683; d. at Antigua, W. I., 18 Dec., 1705.
  • x. Mary (daughter of 2nd wife), d. 11 Jan., 1698/9, aged about 8 years.
  • 4. 'JOHN TUTHILL (John, Henry, Henry,), of Southold, b. 14 Feb., 1658; d. 21 Nov., 1754; m. MEHITABLE WELLS (Wm.), b. at 1666; m. in, or before 1683; d. 26 Aug., 1742.' JOHN was a landowner in Southold Town, Justice of the Peace, Commissioner to lay out the King's Highway (the first public road from Brooklyn to Easthampton), Member of the N. Y. Provincial Assembly from 1593-98, and Sheriff. Children, all natives of Southold Town, perhaps not in order:
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/tuthillfamilyoft00aker#page/7/mode/2up
  • 7. i. John*, b. in 1683.
  • ii. James.
  • iii. Mary, b. 1687; d. in 1780, aged 93; m. 27 Nov., 1706/7, Jonathan Horton (Capt. Jonathan, Barnabas), of Southold, b. 23 Dec., 1683; d. 2 April, 1768. They had six children: Mary, Eliphaz, Mehitable, Azariah, Lazarus, and Ambrose Horton, born between 1708-20. Of these, Azariah, a graduate of Yale College, was missionary to the L. I. Indians, and ancestor of the Rev. Theodore L. Cuyler, of Brooklyn,* while Lazarus Horton, b. 1717, m. Ann Corey (David, Isaac, John).
  • 9. iv. Joshua, b. in 1690.
  • v. Dorothy, b. perhaps in 1692; m. Joseph Brown, of Southold (possibly son of Walter [see Census of 1698], or of Joseph Brown, Sr., whose death on the 11 Dec., 1739, is recorded in the Salmon Record), b. probably before 1698; d. 14 July, 1751. His will (L. 17, p. 412, New York City Wills) mentions "Wife Dorothy, Brother Daniel Brown, five sons; married, and unmarried daughters," naming but one of the latter, Dorothy. Issue; order unknown: Dorothy, Hannah, Benjamin, Joseph, Joshua, Selah, Jeremiah, and Abigail Brown. This last, probably b. 1734-37; d. before 1770. She was the 1st wife of John King, Jr. (John, Saml., Saml., Wm.), of Southold, b. 18 Dec., 1727; m. 13 March, 1754; d. 14 July, 1792.
  • 10. vi. Daniel.
  • 11. vii. Freegift, b. 8 Aug., 1698.
  • viii. Hannah (perhaps), either she, or her niece, Hannah, daughter of John Tuthill, No. 7, m. Noah Tuthill, in 1738.
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Mehitable Tuthill's Timeline

1666
August 26, 1666
Southold, Long Island, Province of New York
1685
1685
Oysterponds, Long Island, New York
1687
1687
Oyster Ponds, Queens County, Province of New York
1690
June 1690
Oysterponds, Queens County, Province of New York
1690
1692
1692
Oyster Ponds, Queens County, Province of New York
1692
Oyster Ponds, Suffolk County, Province of New York
1694
February 25, 1694
Orient, Suffolk County, Province of New York