Amos  Tinker

Amos Tinker (1695 - abt. 1760)

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Amos Tinker
Born in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, Colonial Americamap
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Lyme, New London, CTmap
Husband of — married in Lyme, New London, Connecticutmap
Died about in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, Colonial Americamap
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Amos Tinker
Birth Date: 17 Jan 1695 • Lyme, New London, Connecticut, Colonial America
Death: 27 Mar 1760 • Lyme, New London, Connecticut, Colonial America
Father: Amos Tinker (1657–1730)
Mother: Sarah (Duren, Blake) Durant (1661–1749)

Marriage & Family

Spouse: Luce (Lucy) Lee
Marriage: Jan 17, 1716, Lyme, New London, Connecticut, Colonial America
  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 View Individual Member Trees Source Information: Title: Ancestry Family Trees; Publisher: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Repository Information:
  2. Source: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970: Name: Amos Tinker Jr; Birth Date: 17 Jan 1696; Death Date: 27 Mar 1760; SAR Membership: 39471; Role: Ancestor; Application Date: 6 Sep 1924; Father: Amos Tinker; Mother: Sarah Durant; Spouse: Lucy Lee; Children: Martin Tinker; Household Members: Name: Irving Sterling Tinker; Augusta J Cowles; Edward Lay Tinker Jr; Laura Steele; Edward Lay Tinker; Mary Peck; Martin Tinker; Lucy Lee; Amos Tinker Jr; Sarah Durant; Amos Tinker; Alice Smith; John Tinker
  3. Source: Family Data Collection - Births: Name: Amos Tinker; Father: Amos Tinker; Mother: Sarah Durant; Birth Date: 17 January 1695; City: Lyme; County: New London; State: CT; Country: USA
  4. Source: Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection): Name: Lucy Lee; Marriage Date: 17 Jan 1716/17; Marriage Place: Lyme, Connecticut, USA; Spouse: Amos Tinker; Household Members: Name: Lucy Lee; Amos Tinker
  5. Source: Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection): Name: Amos Tinker; Marriage Date: 17 Jan 1716/17;Marriage Place: Lyme, Connecticut, USA; Spouse: Lucy Lee; Household Members: Name: Lucy Lee; Amos Tinker
  6. Source: Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920: Name: Amos Tinker; Residence Date: 26 Jul 1741; Residence Place: Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA; Volume Title: Volume 085 Old Lyme
  7. Source: Lyme, Connecticut Land Records 1672-1715, Births 1693-1749, Marriages 1692-1734, Deaths 1701-1772. URL:
  8. Source: Provided by Toles Family Historian David Toles. Samuel Toles for Lynden: Excel Spreadsheet, created over 20 years of research.
  9. 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


  • 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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