Our Dead Relatives — Enos Tuttle

Written by Don Park

Enos Tuttle, Jr. who resided during the American Revolution at New Haven, Connecticut, assisted in establishing American Independence, while acting in the capacity of a Private Militia man on three separate tours of duty.

Enlisted in the American Army July 1779, Served 15 months as a private in a company commanded by Capt. Todd in Col. Lyon's Regiment of the Connecticut Line.

Services during the Revolutionary War were as follows: Enlisted 4 July 1779 to 4 January 1780, as a Private in Captain Gideon Todd's Company, Colonel William Lyon's Regiment Enlisted 1 August 1780 to February 1781, as a Private in Captain Samuel Osborn's Company, Colonel Samuel Fitch's Regiment.'Enlisted June 1781 to September 1781, as a Private in Captain Hezekiah Bassett's Company, Colonel Samuel Fitch's Regiment. He was engaged in the defense of the town of New Haven, Connecticut, when the British attacked on 6 July 1779. His duty involved guarding the towns of New Haven, West Haven and Milford Point, Connecticut, from the incursions and depredations of the British and Tories.

Enos was granted 100 acres of land under Revolutionary War bounty land warrant number 6579.

According to the Charlestown Library information, Clark County, Indiana deeds indicate the following: 10 August 1819, William Ferguson sold to Enos Tuttle for $250.00, 131 acres in Grant # 191. 16 March 1824, Enos Tuttle to Lewis Tuttle, 100 acres in Grant # 236. 21 August 1835, Lewis Tuttle to Enos Tuttle for $30.00 and in consideration of love and affection, which the said Lewis has for the said Enos and Candessia (Candace) his father and mother. Enos Tuttle did not leave a will.

He is buried on private property just west of the Bowery Cemetery on Blue Lick road, near Memphis, Indiana.