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From Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts.

Aaron W. Whitney, 1877, Hartford

Abial Whitney, 11 Nov 1870, Litchfield

Abial Whitney, 1877, Hartford

Abigail B. Whitney, 1894, Hartford

Abram J. Whitney, 1891, Hartford

Adeline P. Whitney, 21 Apr 1880, Hartford

Albert Whitney, 3 Apr 1905, Hartford

Alfred A. Whitney, 30 Nov 1880, New Haven

Alfred A. Whitney, 20 Dec 1880, New Haven

Allyn Whitney, ----, Hartford

Almira Whitney, 13 Dec 1877, Litchfield

Almira Whitney, 1878, Hartford

Amanda E. Whitney, 3 Feb 1900, Fairfield

Amanda M. Whitney, 5 Apr 1895, Hartford

Amanda M. Whitney, 1897, Hartford

Ann M. Whitney, 22 Jul 1892, Litchfield

Annie Whitney, 30 Jun 1894, Hartford

Antoinette H. Whitney, ----, Fairfield

Antoinette H. Whitney, ----, Fairfield

Antoinette H. Whitney, ----, Fairfield

Antonette H. Whitney, ----, Fairfield

Antonette H. Whitney, ----, Fairfield

Archibald B. Whitney, 1898, Hartford

Arthur J. Whitney, ----, New London

Asa Whitney, 1820, Hartford

Asa W. Whitney, 1886, Hartford

Aurilla Whitney, 1836, Hartford

Avalina S. Whitney, 25 Jul 1900, Hartford

Benjamin C. Whitney, 1867, Hartford

Calvin Whitney, 1850, Hartford

Carolina A. Whitney, 1877, Hartford

Caroline M. Whitney, 27 May 1880, Tolland

Charles H. Whitney, 1878, Hartford

Charlotte Plumer Whitney, 13 Mar 1903, New Haven

Charlotte Whitney, 1883, Hartford

Cornelius Whitney, 1829, Hartford

Cornelius Whitney, 15 Oct 1829, Litchfield

Daniel Whitny, 8 Apr 1794, Fairfield

David Whitney, 1769, Hartford

David Whitney, 27 Oct 1769, Litchfield

David Whitney, 5 Jun 1848, Fairfield

Delia R. Whitney, 1910, Hartford

Druzilla F. Whitney, 1897, Hartford

Dwight A. Whitney, 1910, Hartford

Eben Whitney, 28 May 1866, Fairfield

Eli Whitney, 1825, Hartford

Eli Whitney, 8 Mar 1894, New Haven

Eliza Whitney, 10 Dec 1896, Fairfield

Eliza M. Whitney, 3 Oct 1863, Hartford

Elizabeth Whitney, 20 Sep 1877, Fairfield

Elizabeth F. Whitney, 1854, Hartford

Elizabeth N. Whitney, 4 Mar 1892, New Haven

Elizabeth W. Whitney, 1912, Hartford

Elizabeth W. Whitney, 14 Feb 1911, New Haven

Emma F. Whitney, 1903, Hartford

Emory C. Whitney, 1901, Hartford

Esther E. Whitney, 26 Jul 1873, Fairfield

Esther E. Whitney, 1873, Hartford

Esther M. Whitney, 1908, Hartford

Esther Whitney, 1840, Hartford

Ethan Whitney, 1882, Hartford

Everett L. Whitney, 1895, Hartford

Everett L. Whitney, 25 Feb 1895, Windham

Ezekiel Whitney, 1751, Hartford

Ezra Whitney, 9 Jan 1801, Windham

Ezra Whitney, 1804, Hartford

Fanny M. Whitney, 1879, Hartford

Fielder S. Whitney, 1887, Hartford

Frances Mary Whitney, 26 Mar 1890, New London

Frank E. Whitney, 1904, Hartford

George Whitney, 21 Aug 1851, Hartford

George Whitney, 1876, Hartford

George A. Whitney, ----, New London

George B. Whitney, 19 Jul 1917, Hartford

Hannah Whitney, 1 Jul 1869, Fairfield

Harriet F. Whitney, ----, New London

Harriet F. Whitney, ----, New London

Henrietta E. Whitney, 1913, Hartford

Henrietta Edwards Whitney, 16 May 1908, New Haven

Henrietta F. Whitney, 1870, Hartford

Henriette Frances Whitney, 21 1870, New Haven

Henry Whitney, 1673, Hartford

Henry Whitney, 1813, Hartford

Henry F. Whitney, 1864, Hartford

Herbert Whitney, 24 Jul 1903, Hartford

Hezekiah Whitney, 1828, Hartford

Hezekiah Whitney, 21 Jun 1790, Fairfield

Hezekiah4 Whitney (Joseph3, John2, Henry1)

Will of HEZEKIAH WHITNEY of Norwalk, Fairfield Co, CT

Dated 17 Mar 1785, Proved 4 May 1790
"In the Name of God Amen. I Hezekiah Whitney of Norwalk in the County of Fairfield and State of Connecticut not being in health but of perfect memory ( blessed be God therefore ) and calling to mind the certainty of death with the uncertainty of human Life. Do this 17th day of March and in the year of our Lord A domini 1785 make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following / that is to say / after my just debts and funeral Charges are first paid out of my moveable Estate
"Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my loving Wife Margaret Whitney the use and Improvement of all the remainder of my Estate both the real and personal during her natural life
"Imprismis. I give and bequeath unto my loving Son / Hezekiah and to his heirs and assigns forever after the death of my said Wife Two shares or double portion of all my real and personal Estate forever.
"Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my Six daughters viz Bety Abigail, Ruth, Hannah. Peggy & Sarah and to their heirs and Aassigns forever all the remr of my Estate both real & personal to be equally divided between them. I do hereby constitute and appoint my sd Son Hezekiah Whitney and my Son in Law James Beatys Executors of this my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the date above written
"Signed, Sealed, published and

declared by the sd Hezh Whitney
to be his last Will and Testament
in presence of us
John Patrek
Stephen Gregory
Thomas Belden

his

      Hezh X Whitney (LS)

mark



The above is a true Copy of the original
Compared by me Lewis B Sturges Regr

"Fairfield County Ss Norwalk May 4th 1790 On this day personally appeared Thomas Belden Esquire. John Patrick & Stephen Gregory Witness to the within written Will and made solemn Oath that they each of them saw the within named Hezekiah Whitney the Testator sign, seal, pronounce deliver and declare the within written Instrument to be his last Will & Testament and signed the same as witnesses in the presence of the Testator and of each other and that they all the same time judged the Testator to be of a sound and disposing mind and memory
"Sworn before me             Eliphr Lockwood Jus of Ps
"At a Court of Probate held at Fairfield 21st June 1790

James Beatys one of the nominated and appointed Executors of the last Will & Testament of Hezekiah Whitney late of Norwalk decd accepted the trust reposed in him & gave Bonds according to Law Hezekiah Whitney the other nominated & appointed Executor being out of this State had not signified his acceptance or refusal of the trust reposed in him Test Lewis B Sturges Clk

"At a Court of Probate held at Fairfield the 2d August 1790 Ordered one of the Executors | viz James Beatys | of the last Will and Testament of Hezekiah Whitney late of Norwalk decd to advertise | according to Law | the Credrs to said Estate to exhibit their demands against said Estate to sd Executor in six months from this time or be for ever debarred -
"                                        Test Lewis B Sturges Clk
"At sd Court-
"Allowed and set off to the Widow of Hezekiah Whitney late of Norwalk decd out of the personal Estate of sd decd £19.13.7 LMo [legal money?] as necessaries to keep house with

                      Test Lewis B Sturges Clerk

"An Inventory of the real and personal Estate of Hezekiah Whitney late of Norwalk decd taken by us the subscribers under Oath this 7th day of July 1790 – viz
1 Hat 6/- 1 old Do 1/ £0 7 0 One New Bed quilt £1 0 0
1 Brown Coat 14 0 1 blue and white Coverlid 6 0
1 Light brown Coat 4 0 1 new Blanket 9 0
1 brown Vest 6 0 1 black and white do 6 6
1 great Coat 16 0 1 blue & white do 6 6
1 white Vest 3 0 1 white do 6 0
1 old blue Vest 4 - Two rose Coverlids 1 16 0
1 old Coat 2 - Woolen Checks 7 6
1 p[air] brown Breeches 3 6 1 Slip of Leather 1 0
3 p old Breeches 4 0 1 Bed and Bolster 3s 5d 2 4 0
1 Shirt 4 6 1 under Bed, Bedstead & Cord 12 0
1 do 3 0 1 Bed, Bolster & pillowbr 40 2 0 0
1 do 2 6 1 under Bed Bedstead & Cord 7 6
3 old Shirts 4 6 1 Bedstead & Cord in the Chamber 5 0
1 p Shoes 3 6 11 p new Sheets 6 8 4
1 p Stockings 3 6 5 p Sheets 2 10 0
3 p old Stockings 3 0 7 woolen Sheets 2 12 6
1 Woolen Cap 1 0 1 pr Kersey 10 0
4 ? new Pillow Cases £0 10 0 1 Auger and gouge £0 1 3
3 do old 6 0 Clavis and pin 9
2 Napkins 3 0 30 ld [pounds] old Iron 5 0
1 Table Cloth 6 0 1 Stone[ware] pot 1 3
1 coarse do 1 6 Horse Collar 6
1 Case of Draws 1 13 0 Corn Fan 2 0
1 Oak Chest 3 0 Old Saddle 4 0
1 white wood Chest 3 0 Hollow [ware?] 1 0
1 red Chest 6 0 Little Wheel 4 0
1 Large Square Table 6 0 Iron Shovel 1 0
1 smale Table 1 0 2 old Barrels 1
6 old Chairs 6 0 1 Hh [hogshead?] ds [dittos] 3 0
6 old Trays & Keelers 6 0 Old Cask ancer tunnel 1 0
1 half bushel 1 0 Old Churn 9
11 ld old Pewter 6 6 1 Fat Tub 6
4 Basons 6 0 2 old Barrels 1 6
1 Platter 6 0 1 Chest 3 0
3 Poringers 2 6 Glass Bottle 4
1 little brass kettle 1 6 Family Books 1 0
1 Brass Ladle 1 3 Commonn Prayer Book 1 6
1 p smale Steelyards 3 0 Bible 1 0
1 p large do 9 0 Sad Irons 20
1 p Sheep Shears 1 0 Brush Sythe 1 0
1 p And Irons 4 6 Grind Stone 3 0
1 Large Trammel 4 6 1 Calf 13 0
1 do 4 0 1 Horse 1 0 0
Beal & Tongs 3 6 Dun Cow 3 15 0
1 Small dish kettle 2 6 Red heifer 3 0 0
1 Iron pot 7 6 1 two year old 1 15 0
1 Crow Barr 2 6 1 year old 18 0
Old Pewter 1 6 1 year old Colt 3 0 0
2 old Cyder Tubbs 3 0 Beetlerings & wedges 1 0
1 Hetchel 2 6 Iron Dogs 6
Iron Fetters 3 0 1 Chain 5 0
Broken Square 9 1 p horse Geers 2 0
1 Stone Jugg 1 0 Fork & hetchel 1 0
1 do do 1 0 1 Pillion 4 0
1 Sledge 9 2 Ewes & 2 Lambs 1 0 0
1 Rat Trape 0 9 1 old Bridle 1 0
1 Barrel Pork £3 6 0 1 hone 1 6
5 bushels Wheat 1 5 0
2½ ld [lb] Pork Gammon 10 6
9½ ld Beef do 1 8
21½ ld Tallow 11 0
6½ bus Corn 12 6
121 ld live Swine 1 0 4
3 Barrels Cyder 15 0
Half Load hay 10 0
6 ld hogs Lard 3 0
1 Cart rope 2 0
1 Reel 4 0
Dwelling House £40 0 0
Barn 10 0
Corn Cribb 1 10 0
Milk house 1 5 0
Homestead Land at 105/ p[er] acre 16 - 95 rods 87 2 4
65 Acres – 69 rods at Woolf pit hills at 99/ p acre 294 8 11
13 Acres 135 rods wood Land at Cramberry plain a[t] 85/ p acre 158 16
15 Acres - 48 rods cleared Land at Cramberry plain a 60/ p acre 45 18 0
{John Patrick
{Thos Belden, appraisers.
"The above & foregoing is a true Copy of the original Compared by me Lewis B Sturges Regr
"At a Court of Probate held at Fairfield 2 Augt 1790
"The foregoing Inventory being proved was approved and ordered to be recorded     Test Lewis B Sturges Clk"

Isaac Whitney, 1794, Hartford

James Whitnee, 1763, Hartford

James Whitney, 1794, Hartford

James Whitney, 23 Jun 1794, New Haven

James Whitney, 1841, Hartford

James Whitney, 1854, Hartford

Jane Whitney, 23 Jun 1890, New Haven

Joanna Whitney, 15 Nov 1912, Hartford

Job Whitney, 1854, Hartford

John Whitney Jr, 1712-1713, Hartford

John Whitney, 1779, Hartford

John Whitney, 1793, Hartford

John Whitney, 6 Jul 1807, Litchfield

John F. Whitney, ----, New London

John H. Whitney, 9 Oct 1894, Fairfield

John K. Whitney, 1912, Hartford

John K. Whitney, 25 Oct 1912, Hartford

John P. Whitney, 6 Nov 1903, Hartford

John R. Whitney, 1909, Hartford

Joseph Whitne, 1741, Hartford

Joseph Whitney, 1741, Fairfield

Joseph3 Whitney (John2, Henry1)

Will of JOSEPH WHITNE of Norwalk, Fairfield Co, CT

Dated 21 Mar 1740/41, Proved 8 May 1741
"In the name of God Amen ye 21st day of March An : Dom 1740/1 I Joseph Whitne of ye town of Norwalk in ye County of Fairfield & Colony of Connecticut Mill wright being very Sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and understanding thanks be given unto God. Therefore Calling unto mind ye Mortality of my Body and Knowing yt [that] it is Appointed for all men Once to Die, do make & Ordain this my last will and Testament that is to say principlally and first of all I give & and Recommend my Soul into ye hands of God yt gave it and my body I Recommend to ye Earth to be buried in Decent Christian Buriel at ye Discretion of my Extr Nothing Doubting but at ye Generall Resurrection I Shall Receive ye Same Again by ye Mighty power of God. And as Touching Such worldly Estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give Demise [or Deuise] and Dispose of ye Same in ye following manner and form that is to say After my Just debts and funerall Charges are paid and Satisfyed. Imprimis I give and Bequeath to Hannah my Dearly Beloved wife ye use and Improvement of one half of my Dwelling house barn and Homstead Land and one third part of my Lands Druing her Naturall life and one third part of my Moveable Estate Excepting ye Cooper Tools hereafter given to my son David and ye money I lately Sold my Gristmill and lands thereto Appertaining for. of which sd Money I give to my sd wife Hannah One hundred pounds for Ever.
"Item: I give and Bequeath to my Loving son Hezekiah Whitne his heirs & Assigns Besides what I have already give him by deed of gift vizt my five Roods of Land on ye East and one Rood one ye west of his Land where his Dwelling house Stands and ye land laid out to me in ye lower Division and ye Stripe of Land I bout of ye Proprietors Comtee all Lying Between ye highway and his part of ye boggs and meadow Called ye new dam Boggs Also my twelve Acres of Land Lying on ye East side of ye west Rocks. Also One Acre And half laid out to me in ye lower Division Lying Between ye high way and John Betts Land by ye Coming off ye west Rocks so Called, Also two hundred pounds of ye money I sold my Grist mill for - Item I give and Bequeath to my loving Son Joseph Whitne Besides what I have done for him About Purchasing ye homelot and buildings where he now Dwells my lot of Land where he now Dwells being About Six acres and three Roods Lying Between Mr Grumans and Mr Bartlets Land on Bendeicts it So Called. Also my part of ye Swamp and Upland Called Ketchums Swamp Lying Between Samll Kellogs and Caleb Hoits land, Containing three acres & half more or less Also yt hill of land laid out to me on ye North side ye path yt goes to ye Claboard Hill, in ye Lower Division being About Seven acres and lies west of Samll St Johns land on ye west side of Norwalk River, Also my lot of Land at ye Claboard Hill being in Quantity Seventeen Acres, also half of my part of ye boggs and meadow at ye new dam to him his heirs and Assigns for Ever - Item I give and Bequeath to my Loving son David Whitne his heirs and Assigns my twelve acres of Land at Silver mine so Called, Also my tract of Land lying at ye Whirtlebury Hills Containing One hundred and Eleven Acres Also my salt meadow in ye little meadows I bout of James Betts, also my Sticky plain lot I bout of moses Comstocke Containing Eight Acres more or less. Also half of my part of ye boggs and meadow at ye new dam and a set of Cooper Tools - Item I give and Bequeath to my Loving son Abraham Whitne his heirs and Assigns my dwelling home Barn and Homstead land my twenty Eight acres of Land Lying on ye west side of ye west Rocks, Also my salt meadow in ye Field on ye west side of Norwalk Harbour Called ye Pond - Always provided yt my Afore named Sons vizt Hezekiah, Joseph, David and Abraham their heirs or Assigns do not molest or hinder my Aforesd wife Hannah in ye Quiet and peaceable Improvement of what is before Bequested to her of half ye house Barn and Homstead Land and one third part of ye Landds Respectively Bequested to them According as she shall or may Incline thereto, During ye full term of her Naturall life - Item I give and Bequeath to my Loving Daughter Elizabeth ye wilfe of Miles Riggs One Cow and Six Sheep by which she will be made Equall with her Sisters Item: I give and Bequeath to my Loving Daughters vizt Hannah ye wife of Danll Keeler Thankfull ye wife of Ebenr Benedict, and Elizabeth ye wife of ye Aforesd Miles Rigs, ye Remander of My Moveable Estate Excepting ye Aforesd Mill Money to be Divided Eqully Among them, and to Each of them my sd Daughters One Hundred pounds Apeice of sd money, Item I further give & Bequeath to my three Sons vizt Joseph David and Abraham ye Remainder of my Mill Money So Distinguished to be Divided Equally Among them, and lastly I do hereby Constitute make and Ordain my two Friends vizt Saml Fitch and Mr Saml Jarvis my Executors of this my last will and Testament and I do hereby Utterly Disallow Revoke and Disannul all and Every Other former Testaments wills Legaices and Bequests and Executors by me in Any ways before named willed or Bequeathed Ratifying and Confirming this and no Other to be my last will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal ye day and year first Afore written.
"Signed Sealed Published pronounced Joseph Whitne - Seal
and Declared by ye sd Joseph as his
last will and Testament in ye presence A True Copy of ye Originall
of us ye Subscribers Recorded p[er] Wm Burr Regr
Ebenr Gregory
Richard Pitters
John Copp -
"Norwalk May 8th 1741. then personally Appeared Ebenr Gregory Richard Pitters & John Copp ye signers as Witnesses to ye foregoing written will and made Solemn Oath yt they were all present together and saw ye Testator Sign and Seal sd will and did publish and pronounce & Declare ye same to be his last will and Testament and yt they Signed as Witnesses in ye presence of ye Testator - and yt they Judged yt ye sd Testator was of a Sound mind and Disposing frame at ye doing of it before me --------------------- Joseph Platt Justice P S
"At a Court of Probate held in Fairfield June ye 2d /. AD 1741 personally Appeared ye within named Extrs Messrs Samll Fitch & Samll Jarvis and Accepted ye Trust Com[m]itted to them by ye Testator - At sd Court sd will was Exhibited by sd Executors in Order for Approbation - sd will being proved is by sd Court Approved and ordered to be Recorded
"Test Wm Burr Clerk
"Be it Known to all men by these presents yt wheareas I Joseph Whitne of Norwalk in ye County of Fairfield and Colony of Connecticut in new England mill wright have made and Declared my last will and Testament in writing bearing date ye 21st day of march Anno Domini 1740/1 I ye sd Joseph Whitne by this present Codicil do Ratify and Confirm my sd Last will and Testament and whereas I had forgot to make due provision in sd will how one fourth part of ye Charge Arising Annually for ye Support and Maintenance of my Honoured Mother Mrs Eliza Whitne During ye full term of her Naturall life which I am Under Obligations to Discharge ye which Charge, my will is, shall be annually paid and Satisfyed by my four sons vizt Hezekiah, Joseph, David and Abraham, During as Aforesd and also do give and Bequeath to my sd son Hezekiah all my Carpenters Tools and my will and meaning is that this Codicil or Schedule be, and be Adjudged to be part & parcel of my sd last will and Testament and yt all things herein mentioned and Contained be faithfully and Truly performed and as fully and Amply in Every Respect as if ye same were so Declared and set down in my sd last will and Testament as Witness my hand and Seal ye 3d day of April Anno Domini 1741.
"Signed Sealed in ye Joseph Whitne - Seal
presence of
Danll Hayt A True Copy of ye Originall Recorded
Ebenezer Gregory p[er] Wm Burr Regr
John Copp
"Norwalk May ye 8th 1741 then personally Appeared Ebenr Gregory Danll Hayt & John Copp Signers as Witnesses to ye within written Codicil and made Solemn Oath yt they were all present at ye Signing and Sealing of ye within written Codicil by ye within Named Joseph Whitne and yt they all Signed as Witnesses in his presence and Judged yt he was of a Sound mind and Disposing frame at ye doing thereof before me
"Joseph Platt Justice P I
"At a Court of Probate held in Fairfield June ye 2d AD 1741 ye Extrs to ye last will and Testament of Joseph Whitne late of Norwalk Decd Exhibited ye within Codicil in order for Approbation sd Cocicil being proved is by sd Court Approved and ordered to be Recorded
"Test William Burr Clerk
"An Inventory of ye Estate of Joseph Whitne Decd late of Norwalk in ye County of Fairfield and Colony of Connecticut taken in ye month of May An: Dom: 1741 truly taken and then prized by John Bartlet Samll Cluxstone and Elna Hanford Apprisors Under Oath as followeth
vizt Apparil a blew broad Cloath Coat 10 " "
a Black Calimanco Jacket & breeches 2 10 "
A homespun flanl coat 5 & Jact Do 2 16s 6d 7 16 6
An oldl Druget Coat 20s/. a brownish Do & Jact 25s 2 5 "
An old Loose Coat 20s/. a brown Drugit Coat 60/. 4 " "
A pr Leather breeches 80s/. pr linnen Do 2s/ 4 2 "
A pr Worsted Stockgs 5s/. a pr Blewish Do 1/6d " 6 6
A pr Yarn Do 2/6 2 pr Dunish Do 1/6d " 4 6
A pr Stockgs Brownish 1/6 a pr Legins 4s/x " 5 6
A bever hat 35s/. a gun 7 8 5 "
A red white faced ox 13 /. One white Do 13 10s/ 26 10 "
A three Years old black Steer 8 a black bull 5 10s/ 13 10 "
a three years old white heifer 8 /10s/. 1 Do broad horns red Ears 8 16 10 "
a red heifer 3 years old 8 10s/. 8 10 "
a yellowish 2 years old heifer 5 10s/ 5 10 "
A dark Brindle Heffer 5 4s 1 Do 5 4s / 10 8 "
A Red two years old Heffer 5 /. 5 " "
A White Yerling Steer 4 5s/. a black Heffer Do 3 15s/. 8 " "
A yellow Cow big with Calf 11 / 11 " "
A Redish Yellow Cow 11 /. A red white faced Do 11 /. 22 " "
A white Cow Some Red on ye Ears 10 15s/. 10 15 "
A black pide ox 17 10s/. a Red ox 16 10s 34 " "
A Cow Calf 45s/. 1 pide Bull Calf 40s/. 4 5 "
A brown Bull Calf 35s/. 1 White Cow Calf 20s/. 2 15 "
A Stallion Horse 10 a black Mare 10 /. 20 " "
A Yearling Colt 4 10s/ a black Ram & Ew 40s/ 6 10 "
A lam 15s/. 3 sheep weathers @ 35s/. 3 Sheep @ 27/. 10 1 "
2 Swine @ 60s/. 2 Do @ 50s/. one Do @ 30s 12 10 "
An hour glass 2s/. a tunnil 2s/6d/ 8 plates @ 4s/6 1 19 6
a Chamber pot 8s/. 3 Large platters @ 18/4 pr 3 3 "
a platter qt 2 ll 12s/. a Large bason 20s/. 1 12 "
a bason 2ll 12s/. " 12 "
An old bason & porringer & 2 old platters qt 6 1 4 "
3 porringers 8/ 2 basons qt 1 ll 5/6 " 13 6
11 spoons 9s/4d. doz knives and forks 10s/6d. " 19 10
a pr shoes 1/6d 1 p Sheep Shears 8s/. 2 Candlesticks 1/6d " 11 "
a box Iron and heaters 10s/. a quart pot 6s/ " 16 "
An Earthen Jugg 1/6d. a flesh fork 1/6. " 3 "
4 water pails & piging pails @ 11s/ p[er] pr 2 4 "
A pr Stilyards 15s/. a Lanthorn 12s/ pr bellows 4s/ 1 11 "
a glass bottle 1s/3d. a great Chair 10s/. 2 black Chairs 5s/ 1 06 3
7 Chairs @ 2/ a Looking glass 20/ a brush 1s/. 1 15 "
a wheel 35s/. a Clock Reed 7s/ a hamer 5s/. 2 7 "
a Wooden bottle 2s/. a bar of Steel qt 11_ 47s/ 2 9 "
A p of Handirons 40s/. a warming pan 16s/. 2 16 "
A great Chair 41s/ a Small Do 15s/. 2 16 "
A hoe 8s/. 1 Do 6s/. 1 Do 4/6 a Crow bar qt 24ll @ 1/4 2 10 6
an Ax 6s /. 1 Do 20s/. a grid Iron 5s/. 1 15 "
a Chafen dish 6s/. pr Iron traces &c. 36s/. 2 2 "
an old pr geers 10s/6 a plow Shear qt 12 12s/. 1 2 6
a bolt and Clevis 8s/. a pr hamer 4s/. a pr Do 3s/. " 15 "
a broad ax 10s/. a Stone Sledge 7s/. a Shoe Knife 2/6 " 19 6
a pr Boots 7s/. pr Shoes 10s/. a Sword 10s/. 3ll 10 vrs Steel 14s/6 2 1 6
a Stubing hoe 8s/. a Scythe 7s/. 1 Do 3/ 2 pr horse shoes 5/6 1 3 6
A brokenn pointed Scythe 6s/. 7ll Rubbish Iron 2s/. " 8 "
15ll Iron in Gudgings & bog hoe 18s/9d Sledge qt 4 6s/. 1 4 9
A bell and Strap 7s/. a frying pan 8s/ 2 pr Cards 2s/. " 17 "
2 Rakes 3s/. a pitchfork 3s/. a brewing tub 4s/. " 10 "
2 8 gall[on] Casks @ 3s/ 1 Do 2/6 a HH [hogshead?] but 1 head 5s/. " 13 6
2 wash tubs 2/6 a pr tongs 12s/. a fire Slice 17s/. 1 11 6
A parcel of Coopers tools 6"8"6 6 8 6
240 Stave 12s/. Some Rubish heading 3s/. " 15 "
An old barl 1/6 a beetle and wedges 14s/. " 15 6
a large brass Kittle 9 16s/. 1 Do qt 9 ll 33s/. Do skillit 6s/. 11 15 "
an Iron Kittle 5s/. 1 trenchers 1s/. a 3 qt Nol dish 5s/. " 11 "
a handled knot dish 1s/. an Eard Do 1s/ a turned dish 9d " 2 9
a knot bowl 4s/. Do pople 1/9d. 1 do flat bottomed 2s/. " 7 9
2 dishes 1s/. 4 trays 5s/. Iron pot 6s/. a Kettle 7s/. " 19 "
a 2 qt knot dish 4s/. an Earthen pan 8d/. " 4 8
a mans Saddle 55s/. 1 Do 20s/. a flower tub 7s/6d 4 2 6
an old HH 3s/. _ bushll Salt 9s/. a bread tray 3s/. " 15 "
a meal tray 2s/. 42 flax @ 1/2d. 24 new barl. @ 7s/. 10 19 7
6 ll Short wool 15s/ " 15 "
2 old barls 4s/5 Almost barll @ 6s/. pr barl 1 14 "
an old Corn fan 5s/. a riddle 6d/. a Cart Rope 14s/ " 19 6
4 bags 24s/. 1 Do 6s/. 6 old Do 4s a dutch blanket 8s/. 2 2 "
a Striped blanket 15s/. 2 Do 12s/. 1 7 "
a Striped blanket 13s/. a pr sheets No 1 30s/. bed tick No 1 24 3 7 "
a boulster No 1 1s/. a bed tickin No 2 12s/. " 13 "
a blanket 10s/. 1 Do 3s/ a Sickle 2s/ 1 Do 1 " 16 "
a Shovel 2s/ an old Cart rope 5s/. " 7 "
Sheets pr Sheet No 2 35s/ pr Do No 3 18s/. pr Do No 4 15s/. 3 8 "
pr Do No 5 18s/. pr Do No 6 35s/. pr Do No 7 30s/. 4 3 "
pr No 8 15s/. pr No 9 15s/. pr No 10 15s/. 2 5 "
a pr Cotton pillow bears No 1 7s/. pr linning No 2 10s/. pr No 3 18s/. 1 9 "
pr No 4 3s/ 3 table Cloaths 11s/. 2 Cotton towels 4s/ " 18 "
6 towels 11s/. 2 Shirts 16s/. 7 yds toe Cloath 35s/. 3 2 "
Near 1 yd Cloath 7s/4d. pr thread Stockgs 6s/. " 13 4
Widows 2 pillows & pillow bears 25s/. a boulster & Case 18s/ 2 3 "
bedsted A blanket 30s/ 1 Do 15s/ 1 Do Birdsey 35s/ 4 " "
a Coverlid 20s 1 Sheet 25s/ 1 Do 15s/. 3 " "
Head Cloaths 16s/.  ?? bedtickin & feathers 4 10s/. 5 6 "
a Set of Curtains 7 19 6 7 19 6
24_ll Tallow @ 1/6 a Leder tub 2s/ 1 9 1
a bed tickin 24s/. a bead and feathers in it 66 4 10 "
a boulster and two pillows 16s/. " 16 "
2 pillow Cases No 5 9s/ a rag blanket 20s/. 1 9 "
an old blanket 2s/. a trundle Bedstead & Cord 11 " 13 "
a Small box 3s/. an Iron Kittle 22s/6 1 5 6
Chease tongs 6d a hetchel 24s/ a great wheel 17s/ 2 1 6
a Churn 3s/. a bushl 3/2 Ea pots 3s/. " 9 "
a great Coboard 20s/. a water pail 3s/ 1 3 "
12 ll Candles @ 1/6 3 Chees fats 1/6 a basket 6d 1 0 9
a morter and pestle 4s/. 300 8d nails 10s/6 " 14 6
a tramil 13s/. an old pillion 2s/. " 15 "
a broad ax 12s/ an adds [adze] 12s/. 1 4 "
2 Chizels & 1 gouge 13/6d. " 13 6
An Inch & half Augre 10s/. 1 Do 1 Inch 6s/. " 16 "
An Inch Augre 6/ 21 ll Leather @ 3s/ Do 12 ll @ 2 4 9 6
a Scythe Cradle 2s/. a Stoone Jug 10s/. " 12 "
A pr Iron fetters 10s/. Sundry Books 22s/. 1 12 "
An old hoe 1s/. a Cart and Wheels Iron bound 13 "5s/ 13 6 "
A Yoak & Irons 12s/. 1 Do Draught 7s/. " 19 "
An Ox plough & Irons for it 56/. 2 16 "
Horse plow & Shear 13s/. " 13 "
3ll box led [lead] 5s/. a Sugar box 1s/. " 6 "
Scails & wtt [weights] 3s/. a Square table 18s/. 1 1 "
an old Square table 5s/. a hive of Bees 40s/. 2 5 "
A Set of Cart ladders 8s/. a grin stone 22/ 1 10 "
a Cheese press 5s/. 6 Acres Wheat 31"4 31 9 "
3 Acres Oats 7 .10s/. 7 10 "
A pipe About 100 galls Gague 14s/. " 14 "
a poudering tub of pork 12 12 " "
a beef barril 5s/. Do 4s/ Do 3s/. " 12 "
part of a barl Sope 12s/. " 12 "
a tub of Sweet fat 12s/6 a tub of greese 6s/2 0 18 8
a new Broken flower [flour] Cask 1s/. beer Cask 1s/. " 2 "
2 barls No 4 12s/. 2 barills Sider @ 26s/. 3 4 "
1 tunnil 2s/6d. 8 bushls Indian corn @ 9s/. 3 14 6
A Side Saddle 6 . A Shovel 1s/. 6 1 "
3 bushls bran 6s/. a 2 handed baket 1s/. " 7 "
100 ll flower [flour] 4 11 bushls wheat at 16s/. 12 16 "
9 bushls of Oats @ 5/ 2 7 6
Obediah Woods note 15s/ .15. " 15 "
Josiah Thachers bond 250 payable ye 1st of april 1741 due & Indorsments 150 17 9
Josiah Thachers bond 250 payable ye 1st of November 1741 350 " "
Josiah Thachers bond 250 payable ye 1st day of November 350 350 " "
Josiah Thachers note 1 15/. 1 15 "
In Bills of Credit 45 10. 21ll Iron in 2 Short Carrs @ 1 p[er] ll [pound] 46 15 "
123 feet of pine boards 20s/. 18 yds Toe Cloath 3 12s/ 2 old bedsteads & cords 10s 5 2 "
Totall 1438 3 6
Samll Claxstone
El: Hanford
"At a Court of Probate held in Fairfield June ye 2d 1741. Messs Samll Fitch and Samll Jarvis Extrs to ye last will and Testament of Joseph Whitne late of Norwalk Decd Exhibited ye within Inventory and made Solem Oath yt ye Same is a true and perfect Inventory of all ye Estate of sd Decd yt they know of and if any more hereafter Appear belonging to sd Estate, they will Cause ye Same to be Inserted - sd Inventory being proved is by sd Court Approved and ordered to be Recorded
"Test Wm Burr Clerk"

Joseph Whitney Jr, 1828, Hartford

Joseph Lyman Whitney, 1799, Hartford

Josephine Whitney, 1901, Hartford

Joshua Whitney, 1754, Hartford

Joshua Whitney, 8 Jan 1754, Windham

Josiah Whitney, 31 Dec 1767, Hartford

Josiah Whitney, 1799, Hartford

Josiah W. Whitney, 30 Nov 1909, Windham

L. L. G. Whitney, ----, Fairfield

L. L. G. Whitney, ----, Fairfield

L. L. G. Whitney, ----, Fairfield

L. L. G. Whitney, ----, Fairfield

L. M. G. Whitney, ----, Fairfield

Laura J. Whitney, 1915, Hartford

Legrand Whitney, 25 Feb 1864, Fairfield

Lewis Whitney, ----, Fairfield

Lewis C. Whitney, 25 Aug 1904, New Haven

Lewis C. Whitney, 1915, Hartford

Louis W. Whitney, 25 Jul 1900, Fairfield

Louisa J. Whitney, 20 Mar 1909, New Haven

Lucy M. Whitney, ----, New London

Lyman B. Whitney, 1828, Hartford

Margaret Whitney, 13 Aug 1795, Fairfield

Margaret (Harris) Whitney, wife of Hezekiah4 Whitney (Joseph3, John2, Henry1)

Will of MARGARET HARRIS WHITNEY of Norwalk, Fairfield Co, CT

Dated 10 Jul 1795, Proved 13 Aug 1795
"In the Name of God Amen I Margaret Whitney of Norwalk in the County of Fairfield and State of Connecticut being weak in body but of perfect memory blessed be God therefor knowing the certainty of death with the uncertainty of human life do this 10th day of July and in the year of our Lord 1795 make this my last Will and testament in manner and form following (that is to say) after my just debts and funeral Charges are first paid out my Estate –
  • Item I give and bequeath unto my loving daughter Peggy the wife of James Beaty my Cow
  • Item I give and bequeath unto my loving daughter Ruth Lyon a string of Gold Beads
  • Item – I give and bequeath to my loving daughter Hannah Whitney a string of Gold Beads –
  • Item I give and bequeath to my loving daughters and to their heirs and assigns forever Vir – Jo – Betty, Ruth Hannah Peggy Sarah and to the heirs of my daughter Abigail all the remainder of my Estate to be equally divided between them as I have given my son Hezekiah what he ought to have –
  • Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint my son in law James Beaty executor of this my last Will and testament ratifying and confirming this to be my last Will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the day and date above Signed Sealed Published and declared by the testator to be her last Will and testament
her

      Margaret X Whitney (seal)

mark
in Presence of us
Silas Gregory

his
Joseph X Barns
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Thos Belden

"Fairfield County Ss August 13th 1795 – then personally appeared before me Thomas Belden Esquire Silas Gregory and Joseph Barns subscribing witnesses to the within written will and under oath declared and say that they saw the within Named Margaret Whitney the testator in her life time sign seal publish pronounce and declare this to be her last Will and testament and that they signed the same as witnesses in presence of the testator and each other and that they judged her to be of sound and disposing mind and memory Sworn before me       Eliphalet Lockwood Justice of Peace
"At a Court of Probate held at Fairfield Sepr 7: 1795
"Said Will being proved is by said Court approved and ordered to be recorded
"A true Copy of Origl            Test Samuel Rowland Clk
"Examd & Compd pr Samuel Rowland Regr"

Mary Whitney, 1874, Hartford

Mary G. Whitney, 22 Aug 1911, Hartford

Mary Stuart Whitney, 20 Sep 1896, New Haven

Matilda C. Whitney, ----, New London

Matthias Whitney, 1776, Hartford

Micah Whitney, 1871, Hartford

Nancy M. Whitney, 31 May 1879, New Haven

Nelson Whitney, 1836, Hartford

Oliver Whitney, 1828, Hartford

Philo Whitney, 1830, Hartford

Posiah Whitney, 25 Dec 1820, Windham

Richard Whitney, 1773, Hartford

Roswell Whitney, 22 Dec 1868, Fairfield

Rufus S. Whitney, 1885, Hartford

Ruth Whitney, 10 Apr 1838, Fairfield

Sally Whitney, 6 Mar 1860, Fairfield

Samuel Whitney, 7 Mar 1796, Fairfield

Samuel Whitney, 1813, Hartford

Samuel Whitney, 1820, Hartford

Samuel Whitney, 15 Dec 1858, Fairfield

Samuel A. Whitney, ----, New London

Samuel A. Whitney, Sep 1898, New London

Sandy Whitney, 1788, Hartford

Sarah Whitney, 1759, Hartford

Sarah Whitney, 1890, Hartford

Sarah Whitney, 13 Aug 1890, Windham

Sarah D. Whitney, ----, New Haven

Sarah D. Whitney, 26 Nov 1904, New Haven

Sarah E. Whitney, 1940, Hartford

Sarah R. Whitney, 1877, Hartford

Sarah R. Whitney, 21 Feb 1865, Hartford

Solomon Whitney, 1772, Hartford

Sophia Faure Whitney, 25 Jul 1874, Fairfield

Sophia Faure Whitney, 26 Dec 1885, Hartford

Spencer Whitney, 12 May 1833, Hartford

Stephen Whitney, 1830, Hartford

Stephen Whitney, 1875, Hartford

Stephen Whitney, 22 Jun 1897, New Haven

Stephen Suydam Whitney, 15 Feb 1878, New Haven

Susan B. Whitney, 12 Jun 1871, Windham

Susan B. Whitney, 1876, Hartford

Thomas Whitney, 1813, Hartford

Thos. Whitney, 16 Mar 1868, New Haven

Whitford Whitney, 1874, Hartford

William Whitney, 1754, Hartford

William Whitny, 25 Apr 1754, Windham

William Dwight Whitney, 21 Jan 1870, New Haven

William H. Whitney, ----, Hartford

Zenas Whitney, 1897, Hartford


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