March 3, 1740- Lois Wright is born to Jonas Wright & Bathsheba Goffe in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut. She would die young.
Reuben Tuttle is born to Ezekiel Tuttle & Susannah Merriman in New Haven, Connecticut.
March 5, 1740- Hannah Cornwall, daughter of Benjamin Cornwall & Mary Ward, dies at the age of 4 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.
March 26, 1740- My eighth great granduncle, Theophilus Doolittle, dies at the age of 61 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut.
Born in 1678, Theophilus was the youngest child of Abraham & Abigail (Moss) Doolittle. He was just 12 years old when his father died. When he came of age, his father's estate was divided up, and he inherited considerable land. He settled at Wallingford, and became a farmer.
In 1699 he married Thankful Hall; service performed by Samuel Street. Following her death in 1715, he wed Elizabeth Howe.
(Lois Wright is my second cousin 7 times removed. Our common ancestors are Nathaniel Hubbard & Mary Earle.
Reuben Tuttle is my third cousin 7 times removed. Our common ancestor is Abraham Doolittle.
Hannah Cornwall is my first cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are John Cornwall & Martha Peck.)