The internet allows great opportunities for research and often includes images of the actual records. I use ancestry.com and fold3 and quote them often here.
Peter Tufts(the immigrant) (1617-1700) Tibenham, England, Charlestown, Massachusetts and Mary Pierce (1626-1702) http://tuftsgenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/10/tufts-ancestry-most-tufts-inamerica-can.html
JonathanTufts(1660-1722) Malden, Massachusetts and Rebecca Waite (1662-1775)
James Tufts (1681-1783) Medford, Massachusetts and Ruth Grimes(1681-1721)
William Tufts(1713-1783) Charlestown, Massachusetts and Katherine Wyman (1717-1748/9) http://tuftsgenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/11/tufts-military-history-part-one-before.html
William Tufts Jr. (1726-1782) Medford, Massachusetts and Susanna Dix(1734-1801)
- Tufts, Andrew. Private, Capt. Aaron Jewett's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 26 days, with Northern army, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; company marched to Saratoga. Roll dated Littleton.
- Tufts, Barnabas, Gloucester, Drummer, Capt. Nicholas Blasdel's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home; 360 miles travel allowed said Tufts; warrant allowed in Council Jan. 21, 1777.
· Tufts, Caleb. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks’ co., Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll for Dec., 1776-Feb., 1777; credited to town of Medford; enlisted Dec. 14, 1776; service guarding stores at and about Boston; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777; also, Capt. Nathan Sergeant's co. of guards; entered service Feb. 3, 1779; discharged May 7, 1779; service, 3 mos. 3 days; company raised for service under Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston.
Jonathan Tufts (1660-1722) Malden. MA and Rebecca Waite (1662-1755)
Ezekiel Tufts (9 May 1790-28 July 1819) married Ann Chesebrough Williams (1792-1872). They had Abby and Caleb E Tufts. He died at sea aboard the Saranus.
Rebecca Burrows Tufts (11 October 1799- 15 April 1893) married James Reed (1783- ) CT, had at least 2 Reed children in Groton CT. She later may have married Edward Sands. She had the same name as her first cousin born in 1798 from Caleb’s brother Gershom. Information on this family is hard to find. Any help would be appreciated.
Hannah Tufts (18 May 1802-2 December 1882) New London, CT married William Thornton and ? Pailor (?). No children for her have been found. She is buried at Burrows cemetery in Mystic.
Caleb Burrows Tufts (1819-?) may have married Hannah E Lathrop (?). He had a first cousin with the same name born in 1800 in Medford MA from Caleb’s brother Gershom as well as his nephew from Ezekiel (Caleb E. Tufts above). More information needed.
Daniel Tufts Jr. (31 December, 1776-21 September, 1767) married Martha Bradshaw (10 March, 1780-25 December, 1815) Daniel was a tanner. They had 4 children of which only 2 daughters lived to adulthood.
Gilbert Tufts (27 April, 1778-9 July,, 18850 married Mary Chickering (22 November, 1789-24 June, 1863) Gilbert was a grain merchant and tanner, as well as being elected representative to the general court. They had 8 children in Charlestown.
Charles Tufts (16 July, 1781-24 December 1876) married Hannah Robinson (25 April, 1795-24 November, 1878). Charles was the man who put the “light on the Hill” as Tufts University is called. He donated the land and money to bring about the school which is now Tufts University. They had no children.
Nathan Tufts (10 March, 1786-1 August, 1872) married Sarah Miller (8 October 1790-3 October, 1886). Nathan was in the family business of brick making, butchering, and grain dealing. This whole family inherited great land and money and were also successful businessmen. Nathan and Sarah had 8 children in Charlestown.