BACKGROUND STORIES, MYTHS, FAMILY LORE and ANECTDOTES

After 124 years in New England, most of that time in southern Connecticut Colony, Our Tracys Moved West to the Delaware River Valley in 1754/1755.

As does almost every family, we have our share of stories that are passed from generation to generation... here is some of Our Tracy Family Lore - 1850 - 1890.

INDIVIDUALS WARRANTING SPECIAL INTEREST

  • Lt.Thomas Tracy Immigrant Ancestor, Progenitor of our Tracy Line in America, and Patentee for Norwich, Connecticut
  • Mary Lovett Tyler Accused witch, along with her daughters Hannah (Joanna in some accounts) and Martha... all suffered during their imprisonment but were found innocent at their trials; Mary is a Tracy ancestress