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John Titus Sr. (1672 - 1750)

John Titus Sr.
Born in Westbury, Nassau, Long Island, NYmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1695 [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1732 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
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John Titus, birth, Feb 29 1672 (converts to 29 Apr 1672), (Westbury ref.__), Nassau, Long Island, NY. Son of Edmund (Edward) and Martha Titus who were Quakers. [1]

Titus, John (1672-) & 1/wf Sarah Willis (1671-); 9 Oct 1695, Westbury, LI, (New York). [2] Sarah was the daughter of Henry Willis and his wife Mary Peace. [3] Children named in his will:

  • John, 1st son named
  • Jacob, 2nd son, co-executor with mother Mary (Post) Titus
  • William, 3rd son named
  • Richard, 4th and "youngest of my sons"
  • Mary
  • Philada
  • Sarah
  • Phebe

Death March 4, 1750 (date converted from 1751-1m-4d)

Abstracts of Wills; book image pg.336; "These Presents Witnesseth that I John Titus of Westbury in the town of Hempstead, in Queens County, Being this 19 day of Sept 1747, well in health. I leave to my youngest son, Richard Titus, 2 cows and calves and all my horses and 8 sheep to be put at use for him until he is 21. I leave to my wife's daughter, Mary Post, my round table and trundle bed. I leave to my wife Mary all the rest of my household goods and L30, now in the hands of my son William, also a negro woman, during her life or widowhood, and then to be sold and the money to be paid to my son Richard. I leave to my eldest sons, John, Jacob and William, all my lands mentioned in their several deeds under my hand and seal. Leaves legacies to his 4 daughters Mary, Philada, Sarah and Phebe. I make my wife and my son Jacobe, executors. Witnesses, Richard Post, Sarah Titus, Benjamin Smith. Proved, 22 May 1751, Sarah titus being a known Quaker. [4]

This profile is a work-in-progress after a completed merge.


  1. U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, vol.3/Vol I–VI, 1607–1943 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2013. Page 452 reprint of Hinshaw, William Wade, et al., comp's. Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy. 6 vols. 1936–1950. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991–1994.
  2. Torry, Clarence A. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004. Reprinted by Operations Inc, 2012, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA. Accessed 25 Jan 2020.
  3. Weygant, Charles H. "The Sacketts of America: their ancestors and descendants, 1630-1907; pub.1907; e-book image pg.368; online db reprinting by Operations, Inc., 2005, Provo, UT., USA. Accessed 25 Jan 2020.
  4. Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogates Office, City of NY; pg.336.

See Also

  • Genealogical Research Library, comp. New York City, Marriages, 1600s-1800s; Vital Record Extracts. Reprinted as "NY City, Compiled Marriage Index, 1600s-1800s by Operations Inc, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA. Accessed 25 Jan 2020. Source text: Sarah Willis and John Titus m. 1695, Wesbury, New York. record marriage id: 2220322388. Reprinted by Operations Inc, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Accessed 25 Jan 2020.


Thank you to Fred Goodell for creating WikiTree profile Titus-675 through the import of 2013 AUG 30 TITUS FAMILY.ged on Sep 5, 2013.

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