Archive:D. A. R. Lineage Books, Volume 37

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Volume 36, page 22

Mrs. Eunice Mower Hadfield.
DAR ID Number: 35056
Born in Peewaukee, Wisconsin.
Wife of Samuel Hadfield.
Descendant of Capt. Nathan Watkins.
Daughter of A. S. Putney and Sarah Mower, his wife.
Granddaughter of Timothy Mower and Eunice Watkins, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Nathan Watkins and Sarah Whitney (1739-1816), his wife, m. 1761.
Nathan Watkins, (1736-1815), commanded minute men at Bunker Hill and joined the expedition to Quebec. He served as captain of Continental Artillery, 1777; was taken prisoner in the Burgoyne campaign and was exchanged for a British [p.22] captain of Royal Artillery. He was born in Hopkinton, Mass.; died in Naples, N. Y.
Also Nos. 7109, 21972, 24210.


Volume 36, page 46

Mrs. Florence Ethel Burnette Whitney.
DAR ID Number: 35129
Born in Putnam, Connecticut.
Wife of Frederick Whitney.
Descendant of Jason Russell.
[p.46] Daughter of Francis Ellsworth Burnette and Mary Agnes Hascall, his wife.
Granddaughter of John Hascall and Mary Jane Leach, his wife.
See No. 35128.


Volume 36, page 55

Mrs. Mary Lindley Davenport Wilcox.
DAR ID Number: 35153
Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Wife of H. J. Wilcox.
Descendant of Lieut. Ebenezer Whitney, David Westcott and Daniel Westcott, all of Connecticut.
Daughter of Rev. John Gaylord Davenport and Alice Westcott, his wife.
[p.55] Granddaughter of Charles Augustus Davenport and Sarah M. Gaylord, his wife; George Burwell Westcott and Arethusa Lincoln, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Samuel Davenport and Susan Betts, his wife; Deodate Gaylord and Betsey Whitney, his wife; Daniel Westcott and Sally (Betts) Lockwood, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Lewis Betts (1766-1849) and Sarah Andrews, his wife, m. 1790; Ebenezer Whitney and Ruth Raymond (1757-1839), his wife; David Westcott and Mary Slawson, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Stephen Betts and Mary Burrall, his wife, m. 1747.
Ebenezer Whitney, (1742-1808), served as lieutenant of artillery for the defense of Norwalk, 1779. He was born in Norwalk; died in New Canaan, Conn.
David Westcott, (1719-1806), was a patriot of Wilton where he was born and died.
Daniel Westcott, (1754-1840), enlisted in the first call for troops. He was placed on the pension roll for service as a private.
Also No. 16582.


Volume 36, page 60

Mrs. Mary Louisa Tucker Spittle.
DAR ID Number: 35164
Born in Seymour, Connecticut.
Wife of William Spittle.
[p.60] Descendant of Dr. Silas Baldwin, of Connecticut.
Daughter of David Tucker and Antoinette Rachel Whitney, his wife.
Granddaughter of Sheldon Tucker and Sarah Betsey Dorman, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Amos Dorman and Hannah Baldwin, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Dr. Silas Baldwin and Mary Plumb, his wife.
Silas Baldwin, (1729-1813), left his practice as a physician and served in Wadsworth's brigade in the New York campaign, 1776. He was born in Waterbury; died in Derby.
Also Nos. 3869, 6211, 8314, 12511, 20827, 33182.


Volume 36, page 101

Mrs. Lillian W. Shirer.
DAR ID Number: 35276
Born in Milford, Kansas.
Wife of Hampton L. Shirer.
Descendant of Simeon Dodge.
Daughter of Abbe Berge Whiting and Katharine A. Whitney, his wife.
Granddaughter of Harris Whiting and Mary Dodge, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Simeon Dodge, Jr. and Martha Fairfield, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Simeon Dodge and Mary Balch, his wife.
Simeon Dodge, (1755-1827), turned out from Beverly, Mass., at the Lexington alarm. He enlisted, 1777, for three years in the Massachusetts Continental line in Capt. Billy Porter's company, Benjamin Tupper's regiment, where he gave valuable service. He died in Francestown, New Hampshire.
Also No. 12926.


Volume 36, page 116

Mrs. Sarah A. P. Dickerman.
DAR ID Number: 35316
Born in Boston, Massachusetts.
Wife of Henry W. Dickerman.
Descendant of Amasa Davis, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Joseph Adams Ballard and Sarah Davis Cowdin Gamage, his wife.
Granddaughter of Nathaniel Gamage and Sarah Davis Cowdin, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Daniel Cowdin and Zabiah Davis, his wife.
[p.116] Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Amasa Davis and Sarah Whitney, his wife, m. 1764.
Amasa Davis, (1744-1825), was agent for the Board of War and fitted out the armed brigantine ôActive.ö He was born in Weston; died in Boston.


Volume 36, page 124

Mrs. Statira Given Whitney.
DAR ID Number: 35336
Born in Bowdoinham, Maine.
Wife of John Webster Perkins Whitney.
Descendant of Sergt. John Given, of Maine.
Daughter of Simeon Booker Given and Mary Ann Denham, his wife.
Granddaughter of Samuel Given and Ruth Booker, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of John Given and Mary Winchel, his wife, m. 1771.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Robert Given.
John Given, (1753-1819), enlisted from Brunswick as a private, 1776, for sea coast defense. In 1777 he served as sergeant in Capt. George White's company. He was born in Brunswick; died in Topsham, Maine.
Also No. 34689.


Volume 36, page 142

Mrs. Joella Whitney Joy.
DAR ID Number: 35383
Born in Atlanta, Georgia.
Wife of Samuel J. Joy.
Descendant of Micah Whitney, of Maine.
Daughter of Joel Emmons Whitney and Elsie Parish Ayer, his wife.
Granddaughter of Joel E. Whitney and Sally Dyar, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Micah Whitney and Hannah Cobb, his wife.
Micah Whitney, (1752-1832), was placed on the pension roll of Somerset county, Maine, 1818, for service as private, Massachusetts line. He died in Phillips, Maine.
Also No. 32531.


Volume 36, page 184

Mrs. Elizabeth Fisk Johnson Clapp.
DAR ID Number: 35494
Born in Burke, New York.
Wife of H. R. Clapp.
Descendant of Henry Scott.
Daughter of Nelson Johnson and Agnes Hare, his wife.
Granddaughter of John Johnson and Julia Fisk, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Samuel Fisk and Mary Scott (b. 1785), his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Henry Scott and Christina Rowley, his wife, m. 1783.
Henry Scott, (1763-1834), enlisted 1778 in Capt. Abner Hawley's company. He served short tours under Capt. Joshua Whitney, Capt. Ithamar Spencer and Capt. James McKean. He was at Cherry Valley and Newtown. In 1829 his pension was allowed for two years actual service as private, New York line. He was born in Albany county, N. Y.; died in Isle le Motte, Vt.


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