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Col Amos Tute
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Birth: 1730
Death: Apr. 17, 1790

Was the Third Husband of Jamima Sawtell Howe

THE name of Amos Tute appears first as connected with the settlements bordering the banks of the Connecticut river, in a muster roll of a company of rangers commanded by Capt. John Burk, who were stationed at Hinsdale's Fort, in the year 1757. He was one of the earliest inhabitants of the town of Vernon, and, for the period in which he lived, was a man of wealth and influence. In the year 1755, Mrs. Jemima Howe, who was af­terwards known as the "Fair Captive," was taken prisoner by the Indians, and carried to Canada. On her return she became the wife of Mr. Tute. In 1768, Mr. Tute, by a commission from Cadwallader Colden, Lieutenant-governor of the province of New York, was appointed, on the 7th of April,. a coro­ner for Cumberland county, and held that office until the breaking out of the revolutionary war. The inquest on the body of William French, who was shot at the Westminster Massacre, was held before him, and his name appears on the paper which declared the result of this investigation.

In his will Mr. Tute devised a certain tract or farm of land, situate and being in Brattleborough," for the use of the schools in that town.*

Family links: 
  James Tute (1685 - 1775)
  Jemima Sartwell Phipps/Howe/Tute (1723 - 1805)
  Jonathan Tute (1763 - 1777)*
*Calculated relationship
In memory of Amos Tute who died April 17th, 1790, in the 60th year of his age.

"Were I so tall to reach the pole
or grasp the ocean with my span
I must be measured by my soul,
The mind is the standard of the man"

North Vernon Cemetery
Windham County
Vermont, USA
Created by: John Clay Harris
Record added: Apr 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69049469
Col Amos Tute
Added by: Patricia Root
Col Amos Tute
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God Bless
- Steve Leonard
 Added: Dec. 14, 2012

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