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Rebecca Judson (Welles)

Also Known As: "Judson", "Wells"
Birthplace: Wethersfield, Connecticut
Death: February 25, 1717 (61)
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Welles, Jr. and Hannah Welles
Wife of Capt. James Judson
Mother of Hannah Lewis (Judson); Capt. Joseph Judson; Capt. David Judson; Sarah Chauncey (Judson); Rebecca Judson and 3 others
Sister of Hannah Welles; Thomas Welles, Ill; John Welles; Sarah Bidwell; Ichabod Welles and 3 others
Half sister of John Pantry; Mary Mix and Hannah Pantry

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About Rebecca Judson

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Birth Location Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Wethersfield,Hartford,Connecticut,USA Wethersfield,Hartford,Connecticut,USA

Death Date 11/3/1717 2/25/1717 2/25/1717

Death Location Stratford Stratford,Fairfield,Connecticut,USA Stratford,Fairfield,Connecticut,USA


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)

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.

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.

24. REBECCA WELLES, b. May, 1655; d. Nov. 5, 1717; m. Aug. 13, 1680, JAMES JUDSON, b. April 24, 1650, s. of Lieut. Joseph and Sarah (Porter) Judson of Windsor, Conn. He was a deputy to the gen. court. Lieut. of dragoons, and Capt; res. Stratford, Conn. He d. Feb. 25, 1721; m. (2) Nov. 20, 1718 (a cous. of his 1st wf.), Ann, dau. of Samuel Wells and wid. of James Steel of Wethersfield; s. i.

I. Hannah, b. May 30, 1681; m. Capt. James Lewis.

II. Sarah, b. Feb 16, 1683; m. Oct. 12, 1708, Rev. Natahaniel Chauncey.

III. Rebecca, b. Feb. 25, 1684; d. Feb. 26, 1698, a. 14 yrs.

IV. William, b. Jan. 4, 1685.

V. Joseph, b. June 10, 1687; m. March 14, 1709, Hannah, dau. of Henry and Deborah Hawley of Stratford, b. Oct. 7, 1689.

VI. James, b. April 3, 1689; m. Dec. 18, 1727, Martha Lewis.

VII. Phebe, b. Oct. 12, 1691; m. June 19, 1714, Joseph Lewis.

VIII. David, b. Aug. 7, 1693, m. March 29, 1713, Phebe Stiles.

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Rebecca Judson's Timeline

May 1655
Wethersfield, Connecticut
May 30, 1681
Age 26
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
February 16, 1683
Age 27
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
January 4, 1685
Age 29
Fairfield, Connecticut
February 25, 1685
Age 29
Age 31
Stratford, Fairfield County, Dominion of New England (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
April 1, 1689
Age 33
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
October 2, 1691
Age 36
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
August 7, 1693
Age 38
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut