David Toot1,2,3

ID# 15924, (1756 - 1788)
FatherDavid Dutt1,2,4 (19 Jan 1729 - 15 Feb 1792)
MotherCatherine Klingenmyer1,3,2 ( - bef 1792)

Key Events:

Birth: 6 Jan 17565,6
Death: 17887,3
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     David Toot was born on 6 Jan 1756.5,6 He was baptized on 14 Jun 1761 in Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, York, Pennsylvania, with his siblings Catharine, George and Sophia.8 He moved to Paxton Twp., Lancaster Co., with his parents, David Dutt, and Catherine Klingenmyer, about 1774.9,10
     The General Assembly of Pennsylvania directed on 13 Jun 1777 that all male inhabitants over age 18 subscribe to an oath renouncing all allegiances to Great Britain and pledging allegiance the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a free and independent state. Hundreds of residents of Paxton Twp. did so before Joshua Elder, justice of the peace, including David and his brother Conrad, between 28 Jan and 20 Mar 1778, as their father already had.11
     David and his brother Conrad were serving in Capt. Jonathan McClure's company, 4th Battalion, Lancaster Co. Militia by Aug 1778. They were joined by their younger brother George by Apr 1781.12,13
     David died in 1788.7,3
     
Research Note, 19 Jan 2016:
The 1790 census of Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, has a listing for Orshel Toot two entries before David's father's entry. It shows a household of only one female. This may be David's widow, but if so no other record has been found.14

Children:
     Child with an unknown spouse:

  • George Toot7,3

Citations

  1. [S6428] "York County, Pennsylvania, 1733-1800: Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church," Ancestry.com, record for David Tutt.
  2. [S6470] Janet Welsh, "Family of David Toot" notes, list labeled "Bible record owned by Mrs. R. A. Norman."
  3. [S972] Parthemore, Genealogy of the Parthemore Family, pg 26.
  4. [S6424] Egle, Notes and Queries: Historical and Genealogical, pg 18.
  5. [S6470] Janet Welsh, "Family of David Toot" notes, list labeled "Bible record owned by Mrs. R. A. Norman," shows date, as 6th.
  6. [S6428] "York County, Pennsylvania, 1733-1800: Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church," Ancestry.com, record for David Tutt, shows date as 26th.
  7. [S975] Egle, Notes and Queries - Annual Volume 1896, pg 15, reprint of paper by E. W. S. P[athemore] read to Dauphin Co. Historical Society, 11 Nov 1895.
  8. [S6428] "York County, Pennsylvania, 1733-1800: Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church," Ancestry.com, records for David Tutt, Catharine Tutt, George Frederick Tutt, and Sophia Tutt.
  9. [S6425] Toot, "Dutt-Dutte-Tutt-Toot Family," shows they moved about 1774.
  10. [S6428] "York County, Pennsylvania, 1733-1800: Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church," Ancestry.com, record for Simond Dutt, shows him baptized 24 Apr 1774.
  11. [S6465] Egle, Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series, vol XIII, pp 393-6.
  12. [S6467] Montgomery, Pennsylvania Archives - Fifth Series, pp 368-9, shows Conrad and David Jr. Toot and Joseph Florey in 2 Aug 1778 return; pp 1044-5 show Conrad and George Toot and Joseph Florey in 1782.
  13. [S6465] Egle, Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series, vol XIII, pp 391-2, muster roll 11 Apr 1781 by Jonathan McClure, Captain, lists Conrad, David Jr., and George in 8th class.
  14. [S6435] David Toot household, 1790 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.