Amos  Tinker Jr

Amos Tinker Jr (1695 - abt. 1760)

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

Marriage & Family

Mother Luce (Lucy) Lee (1699 - abt. 1802)
Marriage: Jan 17, 1716, Lyme, New London, Connecticut
  1. Joseph Tinker (1717-1718) (infant death)
  2. Amos Tinker, Jr (1719-1802)
  3. Lydia Tinker (1723-1805)
  4. Luce (Lucy) Tinker (1726-1784)
  5. Benjamin Tinker (1728-1794)
  6. Silvanus Tinker (1730-1815)
  7. Parthenia Tinker (1732-1763)
  8. Pinehas Tinker (1734-1782)
  9. Eunice Tinker (1737-1837)
  10. Capt. Martin Tinker (1739-1811)
  11. Jehiel Tinker (1741-1899)
  12. Bettey Tinker (1744-1844)

Children of Amos and Lucy Tinker

1. Joseph, born at Lyme, Nov. 5, 1717. Nothing more is known of him, and he probably died young.
2. Amos, who wa our fourth American ancestor in the direct line. He was born at Lyme, Conn., Feb. 17, 1719-20, and died at the same place, Nov. 9, 1802, in the 83rd year of his age. He was married at Lyme on the 7th of Jan., 1741-2, to Hannah Minor, who died at Lyme on the 11th of April, 1790, in her 69th year.
3. Lydia, born at Lyme, Nov. 5, 1723, and was married in the same place to Robert Lay, on Feb. 1, 1738-9.
4. Lucy, born at Lyme, Feb. 9, 1725. Little is known of her except that she joined the church in 1741, at which time she was unmarried.
5. Benjamin, born at Lyme, May 6, 1728. He was living at Waterbury, Conn., in 1771.
6. Sylvanus, born at Lyme, Dec. 9, 1730, and died at East Haddam, Conn., Oct. 13, 1815, in his 85th year. His wife was Abigail Olmsted, whom he married in 1755. His second wife was Mrs. Wealthy Gilbert, who he married in 1781. The wife of President Day of Yale College, was a descendant of Sylvanus.
7. Parthenia, born Nov., 25, 1732, and was married April 13, 1758, to Joseph Chadwick.
8. Phinehas, born Feb. 6, 1734-5; and was married to Charity Marshall at East Haddam, Conn., Nov. 24, 1761.
9. Eunice, born at Lyme, March 31, 1737, and was married in the same place, to William Rowland, Aug. 1, 1764.
10. Martin, who was born June 28, 1739, and died at Westfield, Mass., Dec. 20, 1811, in his 73rd year. He was married at Lyme, Nov. 2, 1769, to Mary Peck, daughter of John and Catherine (Lay) Peck. The Rev. Wm. II. Slocum, President of Colorado College, Colorado Springs, was a descendant of Martin. Mr. Slocum’s mother’s name was Margaret Tinker.
11. Jehiel, born at Lyme, November 11, 1741, and died before 1799. He married Temperance _____.
12. Betty, born at Lyme, February 4, 1744-5. Nothing further is known of her.[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:
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Source: Provided by Toles Family Historian David Toles. Samuel Toles for Lynden: Excel Spreadsheet (local), created over 20 years of research.
  • 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. Source: The Ancestors and Descendants of Kenneth J. Tinker in America, 1620-1966: Fourth Generation. Children of Our Third American Ancestor, Amos and Lucy (Lee) Tinker


  • This person was created through the import of 124-DeCoursey.ged on 14 September 2010.
  • Thank you to Richard 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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On 28 Aug 2017 at 05:33 GMT Loretta (Leger) Corbin wrote:

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