Descendants of William Tryon

This line is tenative, based on whether the "Mr. Clark" who was the husband of Mary TRYON was in fact Reuben CLARK


First Generation

1. William Tryon 1 was born in 1585 in Bilbury, Gloucestshire, ENG 1 and died in England 1.

William married Rebecca Unknown (Tryon) 1. (Rebecca Unknown (Tryon) was born in 1608 in Bilbury, Gloucestshire, ENG 1 2 and died in England 1.)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. William Tryon 1 3 was born about 1645 in Bilbury, Gloucestshire, ENG 1 and died on 12 Oct 1711 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 1.

Second Generation (Children)


2. William Tryon 1 3 (William1) was born about 1645 in Bilbury, Gloucestshire, ENG 1 and died on 12 Oct 1711 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 1.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; Abt 1650; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 1.

2. VR - Death; 12 Oct 1711; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5.

3. Probate; 7 Jan 1711/12; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 6. Page 111 Name: William Tryon Location: Wethersfield
Invt. 309-08-08. Taken by Joshua Robbins, Sen., Joseph Belden and Thomas Welles.
Court Record, Page 45--7 January, 1711-12: By choice of the children of William Tryon, this Court appoint Capt. James Steele to administer on sd. estate. Joseph and David Tryon exhibited an inventory.
Page 87--4 August, 1712: Abiall Tryon, age 17 years, chose Abraham Kilbourn to be his guardian. Recog., 50.
Page 133--6 April, 1713: Capt. James Steele exhibits now an account of his Adms. Accepted. Order to dist. the estate:
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To Joseph Tryon, eldest son, 37-17-10
To David, Thomas, Abell, Zybah and Abiall Tryon, sons, to each, 18-18-11
To Sarah Gillett, eldest daughter, Elizabeth Hill, and to Mabell Tryon, to each, 18-18-11
And appoint Benjamin Churchill, Capt. David Goodrich and Jonathan Belding, distributors.
Page 153--3 August, 1713: Report of the distributors.

William married Mary Steele 2 7, daughter of Samuel Steele (Tenative) and Mary Boosey, about 1670 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 2 4. (Mary Steele was born about 1652 2 4 7 and died in 1688 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 2.)


Children from this marriage were:

+ 3 M    i. Abel Tryon 3 8 9 was born about 1682 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 8, died on 29 Jan 1761 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 8 10 and was buried in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 8 10.
   4 M    ii. Joseph Tryon 3 9 11 was born in 1671 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 11, died on 4 Apr 1738 in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT 11 and was buried in Green Cemetery, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Apr 1713; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 12. Listed in the distribution of father's estate as eldest son.

   5 M    iii. David Tryon 3 9 11 was born between 1672-1673 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 11 and died before 23 Dec 1730 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 9 11.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Marriage; 25 Aug 1698; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Married Hannah, daughter of John Waddoms.

2. VR - Birth of Child; 22 Apr 1699; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of Hannah, daughter of David Tryan [Tryon] & Hannah Waddoms.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 23 Jan 1700/01; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of David, son of David Tryan [Tryon] & Hannah Waddoms.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 1 Mar 1702/03; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of John, son of David Tryan [Tryon] & Hannah Waddoms.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 18 Sep 1705; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of Jonathan, son of David Tryan [Tryon] & Hannah Waddoms.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 15 Apr 1708; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of Susannah, daughter of David Tryan [Tryon] & Hannah Waddoms.

7. VR - Birth of Child; 15 Jul 1710; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of Joanna, daughter of David Tryan [Tryon] & Hannah Waddoms.

8. VR - Birth of Child; 5 Mar 1712/13; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of Noah, son of David Tryan [Tryon] & Hannah Waddoms.

9. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Apr 1713; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 12. Listed in the distribution of father's estate.

10. VR - Birth of Child; 16 Dec 1715; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of Benjamin, son of David Tryan [Tryon] & Hannah Waddoms.

11. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 5 Jul 1720; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 13. Listed in probate of his father-in-law John Waddams, who died in 1718, in right of his wife Hannah, as having claim of part of the estate which he quit claimed to Noah Waddams for "a valuable sum of money."

   6 F    iv. Sarah Tryon 3 11 was born about 1675 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 11 and died on 15 May 1758 in Newton, Middlesex Co., MA 11.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Marriage; 7 Apr 1697; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 14. Married John Gillitt

2. VR - Birth of Child; 10 Mar 1697/98; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 14. Abel, son of John Gillitt & Sarah Tryan, his wife

3. VR - Birth of Child; 15 Mar 1699/00; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 14. William, son of John Gillitt & Sarah Tryan, his wife

4. VR - Birth of Child; 16 Jun 1702; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 14. John, son of John Gillitt & Sarah Tryan, his wife

5. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Jan 1704/05; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 14. Hannah, daughter of John Gillitt & Sarah Tryan, his wife

6. VR - Birth of Child; 23 Feb 1707/08; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 14. Sarah, daughter of John Gillitt & Sarah Tryan, his wife

7. VR - Birth of Child; 15 Jul 1710; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 14. Samuel, son of John Gillitt & Sarah Tryan, his wife

8. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Apr 1713; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 12. Listed in the distribution of father's estate as Sarah Gillett.

   7 M    v. Thomas Tryon 3 9 11 was born about 1678 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 11.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Apr 1713; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 12. Listed in the distribution of father's estate.

   8 M    vi. Zybah Tryon 3 11 was born about 1684 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 11 and died on 26 Dec 1753 in New Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT 11.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Marriage; Sep 1708; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Married Dorothy, daughter of Samuel Baldwin.

2. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Jul 1709; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of James, son of Ziba Tryon & Dorothy Baldwin, his wife.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 13 Feb 1710/11; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of Rowland, son of Ziba Tryon & Dorothy Baldwin, his wife.

4. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Apr 1713; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 12. Listed in the distribution of father's estate.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 1 Jul 1713; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of Dorothy, daughter of Ziba Tryon & Dorothy Baldwin, his wife.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 15 Dec 1715; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 5. Birth of Oliver, son of Ziba Tryon & Dorothy Baldwin, his wife.

   9 F    vii. Elizabeth Tryon 3 9 11 was born about 1686 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 11 and died in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., CT 11.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Apr 1713; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 12. Listed in the distribution of father's estate as Elizabeth Hill.

   10 F    viii. Mable Tryon 9 11 was born between 1687-1688 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 11.

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Apr 1713; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 12. Listed in the distribution of father's estate.

   11 F    ix. Rachel Tryon 9 was baptized on 4 Jun 1688 9.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


3. Abel Tryon 3 8 9 (William2, William1) was born about 1682 in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 8, died on 29 Jan 1761 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 8 10 and was buried in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 8 10.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; Apr 1713; Wethersfield, Hartford Co., CT 12. Listed in the distribution of father's estate.

Abel married Abiah Birdsey 8, daughter of John Birdsey and Elizabeth Harris, in 1703 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11. (Abiah Birdsey was born in 1683 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 8, died on 30 Nov 1756 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 8 10 and was buried in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 8 10.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 13 Mar 1698/99; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 15. Received legacy of 43 acres of land in the will of her grandfather, Capt. Daniel Harris. Named as Abiell, daughter of Daniel's daughter Elizabeth. Daniel committed her into the care and custody of her uncle John Harris until she attained tha age of 18 or married.


Children from this marriage were:

+ 12 M    i. Thomas Tryon 9 16 was born on 7 May 1708 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 16, was baptized on 9 May 1708 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 16, died on 24 Jul 1804 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 16 and was buried on 25 Jul 1804 in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 16.
   13 F    ii. Sarah Tryon 9 11 was born on 10 Jul 1704 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 11, was baptized on 6 Aug 1704 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11 and died on 18 Mar 1774 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 11.
   14 F    iii. Eunice Tryon 9 17 was born on 10 Feb 1705/06 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 17, was baptized on 10 Feb 1705/06 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 17 and died on 10 Apr 1786 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 17.
   15 M    iv. Abel Tryon 17 was born on 3 Oct 1710 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 17 and was baptized on 8 Oct 1710 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 17.
   16 M    v. Captain William Tryon 9 17 was born on 2 Nov 1712 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 17 and was baptized on 14 Dec 1712 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 17.
   17 F    vi. Elizabeth Tryon 17 was born on 24 Oct 1714 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 17 and was baptized on 12 Jun 1715 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 17.
   18 F    vii. Mary Tryon 9 17 was born on 24 Feb 1716/17 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 17, was baptized on 26 May 1717 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 17 and died on 26 Nov 1776 17.
   19 M    viii. Charles Tryon 9 17 was born on 31 May 1719 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 17 and was baptized on 7 Jun 1719 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 17.
   20 F    ix. Rachel Tryon 17.
   21 F    x. Elizabeth Tryon 17 was baptized on 7 Feb 1723/24 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 17.
   22 F    xi. Prudence Tryon 17 was baptized on 20 Oct 1728 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 17.

Fourth Generation (Great Grandchildren)


12. Thomas Tryon 9 16 (Abel3, William2, William1) was born on 7 May 1708 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 9 16, was baptized on 9 May 1708 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 16, died on 24 Jul 1804 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 16 and was buried on 25 Jul 1804 in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 16.

Thomas married Mary Andrews 18, daughter of John Andrews and Rachel Smith, on 20 Dec 1723 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 17. (Mary Andrews was born on 5 May 1708 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 16, died on 23 Jan 1778 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 10 and was buried in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 10 16.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 31 Jul 1736; Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 19. Named as Mary Tryon in her father's will - bequeathed 60.


Children from this marriage were:

   23 F    i. Mary Tryon 20 was born on 24 Nov 1735 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 18.

Mary married Ruben Clark 22 23, son of Pealtiah Clark and Anna Sutliff, on 14 Nov 1754 21. (Ruben Clark was born on 26 Nov 1735 in Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 24 and died in Western New York State 20.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Revolutionary War Service; 1777-1780; Sheffield, Berkshire, MA 25. Clark, Reuben. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 1, 1777; discharged Aug. 20, 1777; service, 20 days; marched to Bennington by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows and Committee of Safety on the request of Gen. Stark; roll certified at Sheffield; also, Capt. Samuel Warner's co., Col. John Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 23, 1780; service, 3 mos. 13 days; enlistment, 3 months

2. VR - Birth; 26 Nov 1735; Haddam, Middlesex Co., CT 26. Birth appears to have been recorded, along with those of other children, after the death of their mother, Anna Sutliff Clark.

   24 M    ii. Abel Tryon 27 was born on 5 Oct 1734 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27 and died on 31 Mar 1791 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27.
   25 F    iii. Phebe Tryon 27 was born on 9 Apr 1737 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27 and was baptized on 17 Apr 1737 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27.
   26 F    iv. Abiah Tryon 27 was born on 30 Sep 1738 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27 and died on 8 Oct 1738 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27.
   27 F    v. Ruth Tryon 27 was born on 7 May 1740 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27, was baptized on 11 May 1740 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27 and died in 1776 in New Jersey 27.
   28 M    vi. Thomas Tryon 27 was born on 4 Nov 1741 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27.
   29 F    vii. Jemima Tryon 27 was born on 9 Dec 1743 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27 and died on 10 May 1821 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27.
   30 F    viii. Rachel Tryon 27 was born on 25 Sep 1745 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27 and was baptized on 29 Sep 1745 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27.
   31 F    ix. Sarah Tryon 27 was born on 1 Jun 1747 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27 and was baptized on 7 Jun 1747 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27.
   32 M    x. John Tryon 27 was born on 25 Jun 1749 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27, was baptized on 2 Jul 1749 in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT 27 and died in Sep 1815 in Berlin, Hartford Co., CT 27.


Sources


1. Wes. M. Tryon, The Tryon Family in America, (1969). p 20-22.

2. Ancestors of Lulu Ingle, (Mary Baker, IL; dmend@cin.net).

3. Genealogies & Biographies of Ancient Wethersfield:. p 717.

4. The Tryon Union, (http://www.tryon-union.com/ (3 Jul 1999)).

5. Hinman, R. R., Records of Wethersfield, Connecticut, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 15, Jul 1861, p 241 & subsequent).

6. Charles W. Manwaring, Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford District), (Hartford, 1902). Vol 1, p 111.

7. William Richard, New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: Volume IV, (1913). p 1743.

8. Wes. M. Tryon, The Tryon Family in America, (1969). p 25.

9. James William Hook, The Early Tryon, Jones, Harris, Lay Families of Saybrook, Conn, (1952).

10. Middletown Headstone Inscriptions Before 1800, (The Connecticut Nutmegger, Vol 8, No 3 & 4).

11. Wes. M. Tryon, The Tryon Family in America, (1969). p 23-29.

12. Charles W. Manwaring, Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford District), (Hartford, 1902). Vol 2, p 316-317.

13. ibid. Vol 2, p 443-444.

14. Hinman, R. R., Records of Wethersfield, Connecticut, (New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol 15, Jul 1861, p 241 & subsequent). Vol 18, p 57.

15. Charles W. Manwaring, Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford District), (Hartford, 1902). Vol 2, p 72-74.

16. Wes. M. Tryon, The Tryon Family in America, (1969). p 34.

17. ibid. p 29-40.

18. ibid. p 53.

19. Charles W. Manwaring, Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford District), (Hartford, 1902). Vol 3, p 139-140.

20. Episcopal Magazine, (December 1943).

21. Michael C. Owens, (solutions@kahala.net).

22. Scott D. Benz, Historian, Elba, Genesee Co., NY, (sdbenz@eznet.net). 19 Jan 1999.

23. Darryl Boyd, (http://www.geocities.com/~boydsplace/).

24. Nancy Vogt, (nrvogt@webtv.net). 22 Jan 1999.

25. Secretary of the Commonwealth, Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, (Boston: Wright and Potter Printing Co., 1896.) Vol III, p 567.

26. Haddam Vital Records (book labeled 1848-1884?), (Cited by Tracy Tomaselli). p 202.

27. Wes. M. Tryon, The Tryon Family in America, (1969). p 52.

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