Anna <I>Tuthill</I> Symmes

Anna Tuthill Symmes

Southold, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Death 25 Jul 1776 (aged 34)
Wallpack Center, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Walpack Township, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 12937970 · View Source
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Daughter of Henry Tuthill and ?
Anna Tuthill of Long Island was married at age 19 to John Cleves Symmes, also of Long Island. The family moved from Long Island to the Flatbrook area near Walpack Center in 1762, where John Symmes established a saw mill. Anna died at age 35 years, several months after giving birth to her second child, Anna.

John Cleves Symmes was a member of the Continental Congress of 1776, and he along with his third wife, moved to Ohio in 1788. The daughter Anna Symmes married William Henry Harrison (who became the 9th President of the U.S.) Anna Symmes Harrison died in Ohio Feb 1864. The first daughter Marie, married Peyton Short of Kentucky.

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In remembrance of Mrs Anna Symmes who was born October 1741 married to the Honorable Jn C Symmes 30th October 1760 died 25th July 1776 leaving two daughters Maria and Anna


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  • Maintained by: J. Kelsey Jones
  • Originally Created by: Karen
  • Added: 9 Jan 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 12937970
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Tuthill Symmes (Oct 1741–25 Jul 1776), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12937970, citing Symmes Burying Ground, Walpack Township, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by J. Kelsey Jones (contributor 47370830) .