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Amos Tinker (1657 - abt. 1743)

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Amos Tinker
Born in Lyme, New London, CTmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Lyme, New London, CTmap
Husband of — married about in Lyme, New London, Connecticutmap
Died about in Lyme, New London, CTmap
Tinker-16 created 14 Sep 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 6 Sep 2016
23:29: Lynden (Raber) Rodriguez OCDS edited the Biography, Death Date and Status Indicators for Amos Tinker. [Thank Lynden for this]
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Amos Tinker, Sr., m. Luce, January 17, 1716.
Birth Date:
Birth Place: Lyme, New London, CT
Marriage Date: 1741/1742[1]
Marriage Place: Lyme, New London, CT [2]
Death: abt. 1802 [3]
1. Joseph Tinker, b. Nov. 5, 1717;
2. Amos Tinker, (Jr.) b. Feb. 17, 1719/20;
3. Ludia Tinker, b. Nov. 5, 1723;
4. Luce Tinker, b. Feb. 9, 1725/6;
5. Benjamin Tinker, b. May 6, 1728;
6. Silvanus Tinker, b. Dec. 9, 1730;
7. Partheny Tinker, b. Nov. 25, 1723;
8. Phinehas Tinker, b. Feb. 6, 1734;
9. Eunice Tinker, b. March 30, 1737
10. Mariam Tinker, (?) b. June 28, 1739
11.Jehiel Tinker, b. Nov. 11, 1741
12. Bettey Tinker, b. Feb. 4, 1744/5.


  1. Source: Ancestral Family Trees
  2. Source: Sons of the American Revolution SAR#53536
  3. Source: Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection);
  4. Source: Lyme, Connecticut Land Records 1672-1715, Births 1693-1749, Marriages 1692-1734, Deaths 1701-1772. URL:
  5. Source: Provided by Toles Family Historian David Toles. Samuel Toles for Lynden: Excel Spreadsheet, created over 20 years of research.
  6. Source: Email from WikiTree member: My family records show Amos Tinker, Sr. as born in 1657 and dying in 1730. He married Sarah Durant. Amos, Jr. married Lucy (Luce?) Lee and it appears that she was born in 1699. Amos Sr.'s father was John and his wife was Alice, but I have no dates for them. From Richard Gildersleeve
  1. While processing relationships in the gedcom some additional information was found which may be relevant. @F15892@ FAM; Husband: @I36961@; Wife: @I36960@
  2. While processing relationships in the gedcom some additional information was found which may be relevant. @F15892@ FAM; Husband: @I36961@; Wife: @I36960@
  3. Guesstimate


  • This person was created through the import of 124-DeCoursey.ged on 14 September 2010.
  • Thank you to [Gilderslee] for his contributions to this profile.
  • Thank you to Lynden Raber Castle Rodriguez and David Toles for developing this profile on 25 December 2014.

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