Categories: Tryon Family in America.
John was born the son of John Tryon in Wethersfield in 1729 and baptized there on March 2, 1728/9.
He married Esther Smith September 22, 1755 in Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
He died in Litchfield May 14, 1816.
In the Name of God Amen. I John Tryon of Litchfield Town & County Being of Sound Mind and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament being sensible of the uncertainty of life and the Certainty of Death, firstly I resign my Body to the [Dust?] and my Soul unto God who gave it my body to be buryed at the Discretion of my Executor hereafter named and as to my worldly Estate which I shall leave at my Decease and after my Just Debts are Paid I Dispose of them in the fllowing manner viz
I give and bequeath unto my wife Esther Tryon the use and improvement [next line heavily crossed out, then] of one third Part of my Dwelling house at the North End also the use of the South garden also one bed & furniture to use during her natural life
Item 2d I give and bequeath unto my three sons & grandson viz my Sons Salmon, Wright & James & my Grandson Joseph Tryon: the remainder of my Estate both real & Portable to be Equally Divided between them
Item 3d I have heretofore given to my son John late Deceased his portion out of my Estate And I do hereby appoint my son James Tryon my Executor of this my last Will and Testament
Signed Sealed and Pronounced [smeared] Last will and Testament this 29th day of Jany AD 1808 in Presence of [witnesses M?? Seymour, Mi??? Goodwin Erastus Gills]
[Signed] John Tryon
Imported only 27 FEB 1728 from Birth Date and marked as uncertain.
Thank you to Scott Ledbetter for creating WikiTree profile Tryon-258 through the import of 3112910.ged on Jun 7, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Scott and others.
Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Family Tree DNA.
There are no public comments yet.
John is 17 degrees from Geoffrey Chaucer, 19 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 18 degrees from Michelle Ladner and 17 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.