Rev Timothy EDWARDS

Male 1669 - 1758  (88 years)


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  • Name Timothy EDWARDS  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Prefix Rev 
    Born 14 May 1669  [1, 2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Fact 1st Pastor of East Windsor Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 27 Jan 1758  [1, 2
    Notes 
    • Excerpts from Amos Richardson of Boston and Stonington: Timothy married Esther Stoddard, daughter of Rev. Solomon. He graduated at Harvard in 1691 and was the pastor of the Church in East Windsor. He had ten daughters and one son, Jonathan, the distinguished divine. The Rev. Jonathan Edwards, born 1703, married Sarah, daughter of Rev. James Pierpont, and died at Princeton, NJ, March 28, 1758, about six weeks after his installation as President of the College, where he succeeded his son-in-law.
      Described as "the most distinguished metaphysician and divine of America."
      He had eleven children. One daughter, Esther, was the wife of Rev. Aaron Burr, President of Princeton College and mother of Vice-President Burr, and his son Jonathan was President of Union College.
      Pierpont, the younges child of Rev. Jonathan, resided in New Haven, married Frances Ogden, and their daughter Henrietta Frances was the wife of the celebrated inventor, Eli Whitney.
    Person ID I20590  Main Tree
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2021 

    Father Richard EDWARDS,   b. 16 May 1647, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1718, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth TUTTLE,   c. 9 Nov 1645, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1691  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 19 Nov 1667  New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Divorced 1691  Due to insanity Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Divorced Oct 1691  By Act of the Connecticut General Assembly Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F06684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther STODDARD,   b. 02 Jun 1672, Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1770/1, Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 06 Nov 1694  Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Ann EDWARDS,   b. 28 Apr 1699, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1790  (Age 90 years)  [Natural]
     2. Rev Jonathan EDWARDS,   b. 5 Oct 1703,   d. 22 Mar 1758, Princeton, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F16966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01670] Amos Richardson of Boston and Stonington by Rosell L. Richardson.

    2. [S03455] The History of the Descendants of John Dwight of Dedham, Massachusetts, Benjamin W.Dwight, (Name: Name: A Heritage Classic - Heritage Books;;).

    3. [S3597] "Genealogical Notes on the Founding of New England" My Ancestors Part in that Undertaking, Ernest Flagg.

    4. [S9777] Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts, Nathaniel Goodwin, (New England Historic Genealogical Society).

    5. [S4920] Connecticut Ancestry 2008 August Vol. 51 No. 1 .

    6. [S4953] "The Descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle" , George Frederick Tuttle, (Tuttle & Company, Official State Printers, Rutland, VT. - 1883).