Rebecca White
12-Mar-1798, PA


REBECCA WHITE, born 12-Mar-1798 in New Brighton, Beaver Co., PA;
daughter of John WHITE born c1778 & Mary __?__;
died 15-Apr-1857 in Edinburg, Portage County, OH.

Married 1819 in Portage County, OH, to Lafayette TUTTLE;
born 22-Oct-1797 in Sunderland, MA;
son of John TUTTLE born 8-Apr-1763 & Sarah BROAD born 1763;
moved in 1804 to Palmyra, Portage County, OH, with his parents;
died 24-Oct-1848 in Sunderland, MA.

Children of Rebecca & Lafayette:

  1. Alva Tuttle, born 17-Jun-1821;
  2. Melinda Tuttle, born 1823; married 1843 to Samuel M. GILBERT, 4 children;
  3. Betsy Tuttle, born 1825;
  4. - 5. twins born 28-Feb-1828:
    Royal Jefferson Tuttle; served with Michigan units in Civil War;
    Riley Jackson Tuttle;
  5. Philena Tuttle, born 1830;
  6. Marcus Tuttle, born 1831; served with Michigan units in Civil War;
  7. Hiram Asa Tuttle, born 3-Nov-1832; married 20-Sep-1854 in Edinburg, OH, to Nancy M. McCOMBS, 2 children; died 19-Mar-1890 in Edinburg, OH.
  8. Elijah E. Tuttle, born c1837-39; married 15-Apr-1860 to Elizabeth STEVENS, 4 children;

Listed in the U.S. Census of 1830 for Edinburg, Portage County, OH:

USC 1830 under 5 5-10y 10-15y 15-19y 20's 30's 40's 50's
white male 2 1 - - - 1 -  
white female 2 1 - - - 1 -  

Listed in U.S. Census of 1840 for Edinburg, Portage County, OH:

USC 1840 under 5 5-10y 10-15y 15-19y 20's 30's 40's 50's
white male
white female

Listed in U.S. Census of 1850 for Edinburg, Portage County, OH:

Rebecca Tuttle, age 52 of PA; Royal J. Tuttle, age 22; Hiram Tuttle, age 17; Philena Tuttle, age 20; Marcus Tuttle, age 19; Elijah Tuttle, age 10; children born in OH.


  • transcribed from "Tuttle and Tuthill Lines in America" compiled by Alva M. Tuttle,
    Columbus, OH; published privately in 1968;
  • Personal photograph collection of Mrs. Martha Baumann Tuttle, 1876-1957;
  • Daughters of the American Revolution publications;
  • Item from the genealogical column of the Hartford Times;
  • "The Palmyra Tuttles", a manuscript by Harley A. Tuttle, 1922, in possession in 1954 of Glen G. Tucker of Warren, OH;
  • "History of Sunderland, Mass", Smith, 1899;
  • "History of Portage County, Ohio", published by Warner, Beers & Co., Chicago, 1885;
  • Letters written in 1896 to George F. Tuttle by Mrs. William Wall of Allegany, PA;
  • LDS Family Search Ancestral File AFN:1K6G-F4S and related entries;
  • "Memorial to the Pioneer Women of the Western Reserve", edited by Mrs. Gertrude Van Rensellelaer Wickham, 1896; Cleveland Centennial Commission, Cleveland, OH;

[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]