name spelled TUTTLE, TUTHILL, TUTLE, TOOTHILL
referred to a dweller at a toot-hill, i.e., a
hill with a good outlook to detect an enemy's
approach; one who came from Tothill (lookout
hill), the name of places in Lincolnshire and
Middlesex. Families of the name acquired
properties under the Cromwellian &
Restoration settlements in County Limerick &
other parts of the Country. According to American
Surnames, the form of O'Toole is found in south
Munster. Toothill becomes Tuttle- a place name,
It should be
noted that there is an Oliver Tuttle of Claremont
, New Hampshire who had a son Oliver. He went to
Otisco, Onondaga Co., New York and died at the
age of 95, however, there is no information on
the son Oliver. From the book Descendants of Wm.
& Elizabeth Tuttle, there was an Oliver
Tuttle who married a Hannah, he having been born
28 Dec 1739, though no connection has yet been
into the 1850 census records for Colesville,
Broome Co., New York, does not locate an Oliver
Tuttle. The following is the descendancy of
Oliver Tuttle of Crawford, Pennsylvania who by
1860 was residing in Colesville. This information
has been compiled by Janice Tuttle
Friel, who is seeking further
information on Oliver.
A. Tuttle was born about
1823 in Titusville, Crawford Co., Pennsylvania
but by 1860 he was residing in Colesville, Broome
Co., New York where he enlisted in the Civil War
on 27 Aug 1862 as a private at the age of 39. He
served in Company F of the 137th Infantry
Regiment of New York, his pension papers
indicating that he was 6 foot tall with a fair
complexion, brown hair and blue eyes.
During the war he was first
admitted to the hospital at Baltimore, Maryland
at the first of November in 1862, and later at
Chattanooga, Tennessee the following year until
transferred to Blandeburg, Maryland in November
of 1864. There he remained until April of 1865.
He had served under the command of Captain
Shipman and was discharged on 09 Jun 1865 at the
age of 42.
Oliver had married
Elizabeth Alma Saunders on 08 Apr 1848 in Greene,
Chenango Co., New York. She was born about 1831
in New York and was the daughter of John and Alma
E. She had been enumerated with Oliver in the
1860 census residing in Colesville, and her
parents John Sanders, age 48 and Alma E., age 48,
were living two houses down from them.
In 1870 Oliver was
still living in Colesville, where he was
enumerated in the census living in the household
of Uruis E. Porter, who was listed as head of her
household, and age 34. It is speculated that this
might have been Oliver's sister. His wife was
listed in a separate household which included the
On 13 Jan 1878,
Oliver married (2) Eliza Harriett Bowman in
Wellsburg, Erie Co., Pennsylvania. Eliza, also
known as Hattie, was born in May 1845 in
Pennsylvania and was listed with Oliver in the
1880 census. They were residing in Kelloggville,
Ashtabula Co., Ohio where Oliver was a wagon and
carriage maker, and at the time had a son Arthur,
who was listed as one year old. During this same
time, Oliver's first wife Elizabeth was residing
in Windsor, Broome Co., New York and listed as
head of household which included her daughter
Julia Huftellin, and three year-old grandson
death on 08 Apr 1899 in Williamsfield Twp.,
Ashtabula Co., Ohio, his widow's pension listed
his minor children as Pearl M., James W., and
Willis L. Tuttle.
In 1900 his
daughter Julia was living with her sister, Eva
Ingersoll, in Coventry, Chenango Co., New York
and was listed as born in June 1865, a widow and
mother of two children, both living. In 1913
Oliver's widow Harriett was residing at 265
Prospect Street in Ashtabula County, Ohio.
Note: Oliver was
often listed as Oliver O. Tuttle in the census
OLIVER TUTTLE & ELIZABETH A. (SAUNDERS)
- Elvene A.
Tuttle - born 23 Jan 1849;
married Mary M. Freeland; died on
09 Apr 1899.
"Eva" Tuttle - born 26
May 1854; died 09 Apr 1940.
Tuttle - born in 1856 in New
M. Tuttle - born 1859 in New
Tuttle - born in June 1865 in
Colesville, Broome Co., New York.
OLIVER TUTTLE & ELIZA "HARRIETT"
Tuttle - born 21 Nov 1878 in
M. Tuttle - born 03 Feb 1881 in
G. Tuttle - born 29 Sep 1882.
M. Tuttle - born 26 Jul 1884 in
W. Tuttle - born 06 May 1886 in
Williamsfield Twp., Ashtabula
L. Tuttle - born 13 Jan 1889 in
Williamsfield Twp., Ashtabula
A. Tuttle, son of Oliver and
Elizabeth (Saunders), was born on 23 Jan 1849 in
Pedlar, Chenango Co., New York. He married Mary
Miranda Freeland on 13 May 1872. Mary was born on
26 Apr 1852 in Richford, Tioga Co., New York and
was the daughter of Russell and Deborah (Smith).
They were enumerated in the
1880 census residing in Unadilla, Otsego Co., New
York where Elvene was a wagon maker. He died in a
saw mill accident on 09 Apr 1899 in Berkshire,
New York and was buried in Slate Ridge Cemetery,
Delta Co., Pennsylvania. His widow Mary died on
18 Mar 1907 in Salisbury, Maryland and was laid
to rest there in Parson's Cemetery.
ELVENE TUTTLE & MARY MIRANDA (FREELAND)
E. Tuttle - born 26 Feb 1873; was
burned to death in a tragic
accident at the age of twenty in
1894 in New York.
F. Tuttle - born 24 Sep 1874. In
1880 he was living with his
grandparents Russell & Debra
Freeland in Windsor, Broome Co.,
New York but in about 1895
drowned at Seneca Lake.
D. Tuttle - born 12 Feb 1876 and
S. Tuttle - born 25 Apr 1882 in
Binghampton, New York. He married
Sarah L. Junch on 18 Dec 1907 in
Salsibury, Maryland, she having
been born there in 1885. Sarah
died on 15 Aug 1956 and Frank who
was a machinist for Sunshine
Laundry for thirty years, died on
18 Oct 1960 in West Chester,
Chester Co., PA. He was laid to
rest at Parson's Cemetery in
S. Tuttle - born 23 Feb 1885 in
Delta, PA. She married Harvey
Aylesworth in 1914 in
Binghampton, NY. Harvey was born
on 01 Aug 1881 in Binghampton,
and died on 24 Jul 1958 in
Binghampton. Eva passed away in
Elmer "Vene" Tuttle -
born 24 Nov 1887 in Binghampton,
NY. He was a chipper and corker
at New York shipyard in Camden,
New Jersey. He married Elsie
Delane Showalter on 19 Mar 1913
in Village of Leisteshire, Broome
Co., NY. Elsie was born 04 Apr
1891 in West Philadelphia, PA.
She died 10 Sep 1969 in Upper
Darby, Delaware Co., PA and was
buried on 15 Sep 1969 in
Westminster Cemetery, located in
Montgomery Co., PA. Vene died on
04 Jan 1973 in Upper Darby,
Delaware Co., PA and was laid to
rest on 08 Jan 1973 in
H. Tuttle - born 25 Jun 1892 in
Elkland, NY. He married Maude A.
Lucy on 17 Jun 1914, she having
attended Strayer Business School
in Philadelphia. Raymond, a
fireman who had resided in
Binghampton in 1928, died on 27
Sep 1982 in Green, New York.
M. Tuttle - born 22 Jan 1895 in
Elkland, NY. She married William
M. Hinkley on 04 Jul 1913 in
Binghampton, New York. William
was born 20 Sep 1888 in
Binghampton and died there on 23
Sep 1973. Nina passed away on 13
May 1991 in Binghampton, New
"Eva" Tuttle, daughter
of Oliver and Elizabeth (Saunders), was born on
26 May 1854 in Greene, Chenango Co., New York.
Records indicate she was first married to Walter
Chase and had by him one son, Walter Herbert
Chase who was born in April 1881 in New York. In
1900 the family was residing in Coventry,
Chenango Co., New York.
The son Walter Chase was listed in
the 1910 census in Guilford, Chenango Co., New
York and had married his wife Josephine in about
1903, she having been born in March of 1879. Her
mother, Elizabeth Blencoe, was residing with them
in 1920 where they were living in Sidney, New
York and was listed as an eighty year-old widow.
In 1930 the family was living in Binghampton,
Broome Co., New York.
marriage was said to have been to a Mr. Brown,
but nothing is known of this marriage or husband.
Her third husband, Washington Edelbert Ingersoll,
was the son of David Orlando and Estella Adeline
(Johnson). He was born on 12 Jul 1850 in Oxford,
Chenango Co., New York and married Eva on 22 Apr
1885 in Windsor, Broome Co., New York. Washington
died in 1938 and Eva passed away in Bainbridge,
Chenango Co., New York on 09 Apr 1940.
Eva and Washington
had one child, Ellis LeVerne Ingersoll who was
born 02 Jun 1891 in Oxford, Chenango, New York.
He married Gertrude A. Shapeley on 30 Sep 1914.
Gertrude was born on 17 Oct 1889 and passed away
in April of 1981 in Bainbridge. Ellis passed away
in May of 1985.
Estella Johnson's ancestors &
Surnames of Ireland by
Surnames by Elsdon S. Smith,
Federal Census Records
War Pension Records
papers of Janice Tuttle Friel
07 Jun 2008
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