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Virgil D. White, Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, Vol. III (Waynesboro, TN: The National Historical Publishing Company, 1992).

Extracted by Tim Doyle, November, 1999.

WHITNEY, Abner, MA Line, S41324, he appl 13 Apr 1818 at Springfield in Windsor Co VT aged 75, sol enl at Newtown MA, in 1820 sol had a wife Elizabeth aged 67 & 2 daughters at home; Fanny 24 & Sally 21


Abraham, MA Line, S37558, he appl 10 Apr 1818 in Lincoln Co MA (ME) aged 64 a res of Lisbon MA (ME) in 1823 sol had a wife Applier aged 63 & a grandson Thomas Allen aged 8 living with him, on 4 Apr 1821 sol had sold some land to Abraham Whitney (no kinship given)


Benjamin, Cont & MA Lines, wid Delana or Delano, W4858, sol appl 30 Apr 1818 in Washington Co NY aged 65, sol m Delana (--) 23 May 1783 & sol d 28 Mar 1832 & his wid appl 4 Jan 1840 in Jackson Co MI aged 74 yrs


Benjamin or Benjamin Hoar, MA Line, S44044, he appl 6 Apr 1818 in Washington Co NY, sol had enl at "Old York" MA (ME), in 1820 sol was aged 62 a res of Salem NY & stated he had no family with him


Benjamin, MA Line, S44045, he appl 29 Aug 1818 in Ontario Co NY aged 54, on 14 Sep 1821 he made aff'dt in Monroe Co NY & stated he had enl at Peperell MA, in 1821 he had a wife aged 54 & 2 daughters at home aged 16 & 14 yrs also a son aged 14 yrs (no names given), he signed as Benjamim the 2nd


Caleb, Cont Line (MA), S43323, he appl 16 Apr 1818 at Concord in Rockingham Co NH, in 1820 sol was aged 70 & stated he lived with his son (not named), sol had enl at Marblehead MA


Cornelius, CT Line, Hannah, W14136, sol d 16 Nov 1829, wid appl 7 Mar 1837 at Sheffield in Berkshire Co MA aged 77, wid stated sol had d at Canaan in Litchfield Co CT, sol & wid had m 9 Apr 1778


Daniel, CT Line, Hannah, W25995, sol appl 1 Apr 1818 at Stamford in Fairfield Co CT, in 1820 sol was aged 67 with a wife aged 61 & a daughter Mariah aged 15 lived at home, sol had m Hannah Selleck 19 Jun 1776 at Stamford CT, sol d 6 Aug 1826 & his wid appl 22 Nov 1836 at Stamford CT aged 76, wid d 29 Feb 1849, a daughter Hannah Whitney made aff'dt 11 Jul 1853 at Stamford CT & stated her mother had died leaving children; Hannah Whitney, Abigail Reynolds, Laura Wardell, Martha Secor & Betsey Waring


Daniel, Cont & MA Lines, Abigail, W25983, sol appl 14 Apr 1818 at Gorham in Cumberland Co MA (ME), in 1820 sol was aged 66 with a wife Abigail aged 59 & children at home; Polly 21, Meriam 18, Happy 16 & Louisa aged 14, sol reapplied 31 Jul 1832 at Gorham ME, sol had m Abigail Stone 7 Dec 1780 at Gorham MA (ME), sol d 13 Dec 1834, wid appl 9 Oct 1838 at Gorham ME aged 76


Daniel, MA Line, S18649, sol lived at Westford MA when he enl, he appl 24 Jul 1832 at Salisbury in Addison Co VT aged 76


Daniel, MA Line, Louisa, W25975, sol was b in 1762 at Gorham in Cumberland Co MA (ME) & he lived there when he enl & in 1783 he moved to Hampden in Penobscot Co MA (ME) where he lived when he appl 4 Oct 1832, sol d 4 Jul 1838, wid appl 7 Aug 1839 at Hampden ME aged 78, one Thomas Whitney aged 74 made aff'dt 7 Aug 1839 & stated he was present when Daniel Whitney was m to Louisa Stubbs at Buckstown (later became Bucksport ME), a Nathan Whitney made aff'dt 7 Aug 1839 at Hampden ME, kinship ???


David, CT Line, Eliza Whitney Sollace former wid, W2013, BLW #105237-160-55, sol was b 25 Mar 1757 in Norfolk CT & at age of 3 he moved with his father to Plainfield CT & when he was age of 10 he went to live with a sister (not named) at Canaan CT & was living there when he enl, sol appl 4 Jul 1832 at Addison in Addison Co VT, sol m Eliza Willson or Wilson 30 Mar 1818 at Addison VT & sol d 10 May 1850 at Bridport VT & his wid m next to Calvin Sollace on 8 Mar 1855 at Bridport VT & he d 26 Oct 1865 aged 79 yrs, wid had orig appl 2 Mar 1853 at Bridport VT aged 50 & she appl for BLW 1 Nov 1865


David, CT Line, Nancy, W3636, BLW #38341-160-55, sol was b 25 Aug 1761 at Norwalk in Fairfield Co CT & he lived there until age of 27 then moved to Walton in Delaware Co NY where he lived when he appl 17 Jun 1834, he had srv with a Lt Ebenezer Whitney but no kinship was given, sol m Nancy Raymond 12 May 1796 at Norwalk CT, sol d 7 Sep 1834, wid appl 6 Apr 1854 in Orleans Co NY but she was a res of Taylor in Cortland Co NY & she appl for BLW in 1846 in Cortland Co NT aged 80 yrs, a son Moses R. Whitney made aff'dt 3 Jan 1854 in NY City NY & stated he was 1 of the surviving children of dec'd


David, NY Line, Mary, W6489, BLW #12572-160-55, sol appl 11 Sep 1832 in Ulster Co NY aged 69 a res of New Paltz NY, sol was b 22 Nov 1762 at East Haven CT & he lived at New Paltz NY when he enl & had lived there since the Rev except for 8 yrs he lived at Geneva in Ontario Co NY, sol m Mary Halstead on the 25 May 1829 & sol d in Nov 1837 & his wid appl 27 Nov 1856 at Lloyd in Ulster Co NY aged 82 & she appl there for BLW on 10 Apr 1855 & a Lyman Halstead & John H. Drake were her witnesses in 1855


Ebenezer, CT Line, Ruth, W22609, sol was b 8 Aug 1742 & he m Ruth Raymond 19 Dec 1771 & she was b 14 Aug 1756 & their children were; Betsey b 1 Feb 1773, Asa b 12 May 1774 & d 19 Sep 1774, Abbe b 8 Jun 1775, Asa 2nd b 17 Aug 1776, Lucretia b 19 Jul 1778, Clarissa b 21 Feb 1780 & d 22 May 1781, Aaron b 17 Oct 1781, Ebenezer b 19 Nov 1783, Lucretia 2nd b 27 Jun 1786, Roxana b 26 oct 1789, Maria b 27 Jun 1792, George Washington b 26 Jul 1794 & Hannah Hoyt Whitney b 4 Feb 1796, sol d 12 Apr 1808 his wid appl 8 Nov 1836 at New Canaan in Fairfield Co CT


Ebenezer, Cont Line (MA), Lovina, W6490, BLW #15403-160-55, sol appl 6 May 1818 at Montague in Franklin Co MA, in 1826 sol was aged 64, sol m Lovina Potter 24 Feb 1822 according to sol's widow at Montague MA however the town records gave 21 Feb 1821, sol d 31 Mar 1855 at Montague MA & his wid appl there 25 Dec 1855 aged 66 & she appl there for BLW on 19 Apr 1855 & a Lydia E. Ball & Joseph M. Whitney were witnesses to her BLW application


Ebenezer, MA Line, Martha, W19625, sol appl 9 Apr 1818 at Worcester in Worcester Co MA, in 1820 sol was aged 56 & he was living with 2 daughters aged 34 & 30 yrs (no names given), sol had m Martha daughter of John Gates in Mar 1782 at Worcester MA & sol d there 17 Jun 1836 & his wid appl there 10 Sep 1838 aged 78, children shown were; Polly b 10 Apr 1782, Betsey b 6 Jun 1784, Ebenezer b 23 May 1788, Martha b 5 Mar 1793 & Prudence b 15 Jan 1795 & were recorded at Worcester MA


Ebenezer, MA Line, Mehitable, W25977, sol was b in 1763 at Brunswick MA (ME) & he lived at Bath MA (ME) when he enl & he lived there for "many yrs" then moved to Litchfield MA (ME) for 18 yrs then moved to Bowdoin ME for 2 yrs then moved to Topsham ME for 7 yrs & in 1829 he moved to Bowdoinham in Lincoln Co ME where he lived when he appl 19 Jul 1832 in Kennebec Co ME, sol m Mehitable Robinson 9 Jan 1785 both were of Bath in Lincoln Co MA (ME), sol d 14 Feb 1849 at Richmond in Lincoln Co ME & his wid appl there 13 Aug 1849 aged 84, sol's bro Thomas G. Whitney 22 Aug 1849 at Hallowell in Kennebec Co ME & stated he was present when his bro Ebenezer Whitney m Mehitable Robinson in Feb 1787 (wid gave 1784) but town the Bath ME town records gave 1785, it was stated sol & wid had raised a family of children but no names were given


WHITNEY, Eleazer, MA Line, Martha, W22611, BLW #14954-160-55, sol appl 2 Apr 1818 at Halifax in Windham Co VT, in 1820 sol was aged 62 with a wife aged 52 & 5 children at home; Abigail 16, Polly 13, Jonathan 11; Betsey 9 & Charles aged 7 yrs, sol had m Martha Crosier 3 Aug 1784 at Halifax VT, sol d 11 Jun 1840 & his wid appl 25 Aug 1853 in Windham Co VT aged 77 & she appl there for BLW on 25 Apr 1855 however she gave her age as 88 yrs on 8 Mar 1855 & a Sophia & George Whitney were witnesses to her BLW application but no kinship was given


Elijah; MA & VT Lines, S15707, sol lived at Bolton in Worcester Co MA when be enl & afterwards moved to Putney in Windham Co VT & also enl there, he appl 17 Aug 1832 at Williamstown in Orange Co VT aged 77 yrs, sol was b at Harvard MA but his date of birth was not given


Elisha, MA Line, Esther, W3746, sol m Esther Clark 20 Feb 1783 both were of Spencer in Worcester Co MA & sol had lived there when he enl, sol d 4 Jul 1832 & his wid appl 2 Dec 1844 in Bradford Co PA aged 81 yrs, a son Alvin Whitney made aff'dt 5 Dec 1844 in Bradford Co PA


Enos, CT Line, S22580, sol was b 10 Aug 1761 at Branford in New Haven Co CT & he lived at Northford in New Haven Co CT when he enl & after the Rev he lived at Wallingford in New Haven Co CT for more that 30 yrs then moved to PA, he appl in 1832 in Susquehann Co PA


Ezekiel (Hezekiah penciled in), BLW #6658-100-27 Jun 1789, srv as a Pvt in the CT Line


Ezekiel, CT Line, S44036, he appl 24 Apr 1819 at Saugerties in Ulster Co NY aged 63, sol enl at Ridgefield CT, in 1820 sol had a wife aged 55 or "thereabouts" & 2 sons at home aged 15 & 13 yrs & sol stated he had 8 older children who were all married & out of his family (no names given), the adm'r of sol's estate rec'd final payment on 23 Jan 1846 & was paid to 3 Feb 1842


Ezekiel, CT Line, Phebe, W19626, sol appl 1 Apr 1818 at Waterford in Saratoga Co NY, in 1820 sol was aged 62 with a wife Phebe aged 62, sol was b 15 May 1759 at Plainfield CT & he m Phebe Hait 1 Nov 1783 & she was b 15 Aug 1757 at Stamford CT, sol d 25 Apr 1835 & his wid appl 26 Oct 1838 at Waterford NY, a daughter Sarah (Whitney) McGuyer aged 53 made aff'dt at Waterford NY on 26 Oct 1838, a daughter Lucy (Whitney) King aged 41 made aff'dt at Waterford NY 26 Oct 1838, sol's & wid's children were; Sarah b 8 Mar 1785 & she m Daniel McGuire on 23 May 1801, Ezekiel Hait Whitney b 16 Apr 1788 & he m Elizabeth Ostrander 24 Dec 1811, Phebe b 19 Mar 1794 & d 19 Sep 1795, twins Abigail & Lucy b 7 Oct 1797, [the daughter Lucy m Foster King 31 Oct 1819 & their children were; Charlotte Ann b 25 Jul 1820, Angelin b 18 Apr 1822, Jane Eliza b 14 Mar 1826, Charles Ensign b 5 Jun 1829 & Phebe Nellis b 26 Aug 1834], [the son Ezekiel H. & Elizabeth (Ostrander) Whitney's children shown were; Phebe Ann b 18 Feb 1819 & Elizabeth Ann b 18 Aug 1824], also shown were; Charlotte McGuire m Joel Dewey 27 Feb 1831 & Lucy McGuire m T.J. Eddy 15 Oct 1833


Ezra, NH Line, Sally, R11485, sol was b in 1759 in NH, sol m Sally Hooker in dec 1785 at Athens in Windham Co VT & they lived in said Co until 1817 then moved to Allegany Co NY where sol d 8 May 1842 & his wid appl there 3 Dec 1845 aged 77, a son Andrew Whitney aged 41 made aff'dt 3 Dec 1845 at Burns in Allegany Co NY, sol's sis Lucretia Franklin aged 74 made aff'dt 13 Dec 1845 at Allen in Allegany Co NY & she stated her father (not named) lived at Rockingham in Windham Co VT when her bro m Sally Hooker at Athens VT & she stated she (Lucretia) moved from Rockingham VT with her husband (not named) to Middletown in Delaware Co NY in 1806 & in 1826 she moved to Allegany Co NY


Hackaliah, MA Line, S6379, sol m Abigail Nelson 29 Jun 1786 both were of Milford in Worcester Co MA & Sol lived there when he appl 28 Aug 1832 aged 70, on 12 Sep 1856 a daughter Abigail Whitney aged 52 signed p.o.a. in Worcester Co MA & stated her father d 15 Nov 1848 & that her mother Abigail d 10 Dec 1838, the daughter was a res of Bellingham MA in 1856


Hezekiah, CT Line, Olive, W18406, sol was a son of Enoch Whitney who had moved (yr not given) from Plainfield or Preston CT to Washington in Litchfield Co CT & not many yrs later his son Hezekiah Whitney followed him there, sol m Olive (--) at Plainfield CT in the fall of 1774, sol appl 23 Sep 1818 at Washington CT aged nearly 75 however in 1820 sol gave his age as 73 & stated his wife Olive was aged 68 & they had a daughter Deadama at home aged 27 & she had 1 child with her (not named), sol d 20 Dec 1827 & his wid appl 3 Feb 1837 at Washington CT aged 81, it was stated sol & wid had a large family but the only names given were; Deadama mentioned in 1820, Squire who was b 3 Sep 1778 & was referred to as the 2nd son, Elisha who was living at Washington CT in 1837 & it was stated he was older than his bro Squire & Betsey who was b 4 Nov 1783, it was stated the births of Squire & Betsey Whitney were recorded in the town records of Washington CT & that there were also several other children's births recorded there but they mere not shown in the pension claim, sol's brother Joseph Whitney was of Warren in Litchfield Co CT in 1818


Isaac, MA Line, S28944, sol was b about 1749 at Gorham in Cumberland Co MA (ME) & he lived there when he appl 30 Apr 1818, in 1820 sol had a wife Polly aged 69 & 4 children at home aged 32, 2?, 10 & 11 yrs but their names were too dim to read, sol reapplied 31 Jul 1832 at Gorham ME, see Nat'l Archives Series M804 roll #2567 for copy of the complete claim & hopefully a better microcopy


Isaac, MA Line, S37537, he appl 10 Apr 1818 at Lisbon in Lincoln Co MA (ME) aged 60, in 1820 sol had a wife Sarah aged 55 & children at home; Elizabeth aged 22, Mercy aged 17 & Abigail aged 9 yrs


Isaac, MA Line, Lydia, W15482, sol m Lydia Taylor on 11 Oct 1774 both were of Stow in Middlesex Co MA & sol d 11 Jul 1818, wid appl 11 Mar 1837 at Canaan in Grafton Co NH aged 84, wid's bro Oliver Taylor made aff'dt 1 Mar 1837 at Stow MA


Jacob, MA Line, Hannah, R11481, sol was b in 1763 at Georgetown MA (ME) & he lived at Lisbon MA (ME) until 1805 then moved to Phillips in Somerset Co MA (ME) where he lived when he appl 18 Feb 1832 in Kennebec Co ME, sol m Hannah Mills (intentions publ 5 May 1787 at Topsham in Lincoln Co MA "ME"), sol d in May 1846, sol's bro Nathan Whitney aged 74 made aff'dt 8 Jul 1846 at Augusta in Kennebec Co ME & stated his bro Jacob Whitney m Hannah Mills at Little River which later became Lisbon ME & he stated they raised a family of children but did not give any names & he stated he (Nathan) was m in 1793, there was no application by wid in Series M805, see Nat'l Archives M804 roll #2567 for a copy of the complete claim


WHITNEY, Jacob, NY Line, Mabel, W20125, sol was b 22 Apr 1751 at Canaan in Litchfield Co CT & he m 1st Mary Yelverton 30 Dec 1773 & she was b in 1754, sol appl 6 Aug 1832 at Benton in Yates Co NY, sol had lived at New Paltz in Ulster Co NY when he enl & he lived there until 1810 then moved to Benton in Ontario Co NY (which was later in Yates Co NY), sol m 2nd to Mabel Smith 22 Apr 1789 & she was b 10 Mar 1762, sol's children's births shown were; Kezia b 10 Apr 1775, Sarah b 20 Oct 1777, Esther b 16 Feb 1780 & Mary b 12 Aug 1782, sol d 22 Sep 1843, wid appl 11 Apr 1844 at Benton MA, wid's sis Hannah Scriver aged 72 made aff'dt 11 Apr 1844 in Yates Co NY, one Kezia Rosecrantz aged 68 made aff'dt at Benton NY in 1844 & stated that Mabel Whitney as her "mother-in-law" however she stated she was present when her father Jacob Whitney m Mabel Smith (she evidently meant that sol's wid was her step-mother)


James, MA Line, Susanna, R11488, sol had enl at Roxbury MA, sol m Susanna Hill 20 Apr 1780 at Sherburne in Middlesex Co MA, sol d 1 Jun 1800, wid appl 28 Jun 1837 at the home of James Leland in Holliston in Middlesex Co MA aged 85 "too infirm to travel", a son Isaac Whitney aged 53 made aff'dt 28 Jun 1837 at Sherburne MA, sol's only bro Joseph Whitney aged 74 made aff'dt at Gardner in Worcester Co MA on 10 Jul 1837 & stated he was 7 yrs younger than his bro James Whitney & that they were the only children of Deacon Benjamin Whitney of Sherburne MA & he referred to his bro having srv under a Capt Joshua Lealand, sol's wife was of Holliston MA & he was of Sherburne MA when they were married, on 18 Dec 1852 a son Warren Whitney signed p.o.a. at Sherburne MA


James R., CT Line & Navy service, S44037, vet appl 18 Apr 1818 in Broome Co NY aged 57 a res of Chenango NY, vet had enl at New London CT


Jesse, MA Line, Charity, W1341, sol appl 3 Apr 1818 at Saco in York Co MA (ME) aged 61, in 1820 sol had a wife Charity aged 38 & children at home; Olive 13, Eliza 8, Mary 4 & Susan aged 1 yr, sol had m Charity Nowell of Biddeford in York Co MA (ME) on 16 Jul 1817 & sol was then of Saco MA (ME) & he had lived at said Saco when he enl & he was still living there when he d 17 Jan 1832, mid appl 11 Mar 1853 at Biddeford in York Co ME aged 71 & a Jesse Whitney was a witness to her application


Joel, MA Line, Lydia, W26620, BLW #35679-160-55, sol lived at Howard MA at enl, sol m Mrs. Lydia Willard 7 Dec 1786 at Rindge in Cheshire Co NH, sol appl 29 Aug 1832 in Cheshire Co NH, sol d 1 Feb 1842 at Fitzwilliam NH & his wid appl 25 Aug 1849 in Bureau Co IL aged 85 however when she appl there for BLW on 9 Aug 1855 she gave her age as 94 ?, an Elisha Fassett & Theodore Babson of Bureau Co IL were witness for wid in 1855 & stated they had know sol before his death in NH


John, CT Line, S17192, sol was a son of John & Deborah Whitney & was b 13 Apr 1754 at Branford in New Haven Co CT & he lived there at enl & he lived there when he appl. 6 Aug 1832, sol d 8 Sep 1835 leaving a widow whose name was not given


John, MA Line, S30203, sol was b at Roxbury MA, he appl 19 Sep 1832 at Warwick in Franklin Co MA aged 83, sol had lived at Roxbury MA when he enl


John, MA Line, Molly, W4615, he appl 11 May 1818 in Chautauqua Co NY aged about 68, in 1820 sol had a wife Mary aged 70, sol m Mary "Molly" (--) in Feb 1769 at Natick MA & sol d 21 Jan 1824 at Pomfret in Chautauqua Co NY & his wid appl 3 Nov 1837 in Erie Co NY aged 86 on 25 Apr 1837, a daughter Molly Whitney aged 53 made aff'dt 3 Nov 1837 in Erie Co PA, a daughter Hannah Richmond aged 68 on 3 Sep 1837 made aff'dt 9 Nov 1837 in Lorain Co OH, wid d 23 Jan 1838


John, MA Line, Sarah, W16161, sol appl 1 Jul 1818 at Fitzwilliam in Cheshire Co NH aged 69, sol enl at Worcester MA, sol m Sarah Twitchel 21 Jun 1781 both were of Westborough in Worcester Co MA however wid stated she & sol were m at Upton MA, sol d 20 FEb 1824 at Fitzwilliam NH & his wid appl there 9 Aug 1838 aged 90, a son David Whitney aged 51 made aff'dt 6 Aug 1838 at Fitzwilliam NH


Jonas, MA Line, Elizabeth, BLW #19624-160-55, sol m Elizabeth Raymond in Dec 1785 at Westminster in Worcester Co MA & sol d there 3 Jan 1839 & his wid appl there 2 May 1855 aged 89


Jonathan, MA Line, S37542, he appl 11 Apr 1818 in Oxford Co MA (ME) a res of Brownfield MA (ME) aged 61 yrs, he had enl at Buxton MA (ME)


Joseph, Cont & MA Lines, Mary, W25985, sol appl, 25 Apr 1818 at Acworth in Cheshire Co NE, in 1820 sol was aged 64 with a wife Mary aged 55 & children at home; --?-- aged 19, Edmund aged 14 & Alva aged 12, sol m Mary Woods 14 Jun 1780 at Pepperell MA & sol d 19 Sep 1824, wid appl 15 Feb 1837 in Orange Co VT aged 72 a res of Tunbridge VT


Joseph, RI Line & RI Sea service, Mary Hoppin former mid, W21355, sol m Mary daughter of Christopher Waterman on 2 Aug 1770 at Providence RI & which time she was of Cranston RI & sol was of Pawtuxet RI where he was living when he enl & he was lost at sea on 17 Nov 1780 while roundeing Cape May & his wid m next to Benjamin Hoppin of Providence RI on 27 May 1795 at which time she was of Warwick in Kent Co RI & he d 30 Nov 1809, wid appl 26 May 1837 at Providence RI aged 85, wid d 19 Apr 1846 at Providence RI leaving children; Hercules Whitney, Elizabeth the wid of Royal Farnum & Phebe the wife of David Warren of Westborough MA (the father of the 2 daughters was not stated)


Joshua, CT Line & Green Mtn Boys, S41326, BLW #2354-200-31 May 1790 assignee Theodosius Fowler, sol appl 30 Mar 1818 at Addison in Addison Co VT, in 1820 sol was aged 70 & he stated he had 4 daughters living with him; Mary 34, Amy 27, Huldah 19 & Nancy aged 16 also a son George aged 13, sol d 23 Mar 1821 at Bridport VT


Joshua, Cont & MA Lines, Electy, W8308, sol m Electy Sartwell 30 Oct 1794 both were of Langdon in Sullivan Co NH, sol appl. 23 Jul 1832 in Allegany Co NY a res of Pike NY, sol had enl at Worcester MA, sol d 8 Dec 1849 & his wid appl 7 May 1850 at Pike which was then in Wyoming Co NY & she was the age of 73 yrs, sol had orig appl 13 Jul 1818 in Allegany Co NY at which time he was age of 59


Joshua, MA Line, S37549, he appl 13 Apr 1818 at Buxton in York Co MA (ME) aged 57, in 1820 sol had children at home; Huldah 28 who took care of the family, Almira 16, Samuel 24 who had lately returned from Canada & grandchildren with him were; Abigail Beecher 12, Mary Beecher 9 & Samuel Beecher aged 5, a daughter Mary was married in 1820 but her husband wasn't named


WHITNEY, Joshua, MA & NH Lines, Betty or Betsey, W15863, sol was b in 1754 in Westbury MA & he lived there until age of 14 then moved to Grafton MA where he lived when he enl & about 1782 he moved to Henniker in Merrimack Co NH where he lived when he appl 29 Aug 1832, sol m Betty or Betsey Wood 17 Jun 1778 at Harvard in Worcester Co MA & she was b 19 Apr 1755, he appl 29 Aug 1832 at Henniker NH & he d there 2 Feb 1835 & his wid appl there 3 Nov 1837, children were; Samuel b 17 Jun 1779 & d 6 Jul 1779, Luther b 25 Jul 1780, Levi b 25 May 1783 & d 29 Jun 1783, Stephen b 15 Oct 1785 & d 17 Oct 1785, John b 23 Jul 1787, Silas b 30 Mar 1791 & Betty or Betsey b 12 Jun 1794, wid's bro Jesse Wood was of Berlin MA in 1839, wid's bro Jonathan Wood was of Henniker NH in 1839 & wid's sis Patty Adams was of Henniker NH in 1839


Josiah, BLW #6646-100-17 Nov 1791 assignee Elisha Camp, srv as a Pvt in the CT Line


Josiah, CT Line, Sally, W2297, BLW #51764-160-55, sol m Sally waterbury 4 Nov 1829 both were of Darien in Fairfield Co CT & sol appl there 26 Nov 1836 aged 72, sol was b 8 Jul 1764 in the part of Stamford CT that became Darien CT & always lived there & sol d there 1 Oct 1850 & his wid appl there 4 May 1853 aged 76 & she appl there for BLW on 9 Sep 1856 & Cordelia Morehouse & Fanny a. Morehouse were witnesses to her BLW application, family records; Eliaseph Whitney b 3 Feb 1717 & he m Mary Bishop 11 May 1744 & she was b 18 Aug 1722 & their children were; Mary b 25 Dec 1747, Sivanus b 3 Feb 1749, Sarah b 28 Feb 1752, Platt b 11 May 1754, Rhoda b 28 Oct 1756, Hannah b 21 Jan 1760, Huldah b 8 Mar 1762, Josiah (the Rev sol) b 8 Jul 1764 & Henry b 9 Apr 1767, sol m 1st to Mary Smith 2 Feb 1798 & their children were; Eliaseph b 25 Feb 1799, Mary Ann b 29 Mar 801, Walter b 25 May 1803, Charles b 3 Feb 1806 & Cordelia b 24 Feb 1810, no children shown by sol's 2nd wife Sally


Lemuel, MA Line, Grace, W9000, sol m Grace Esty of Newton MA on 18 Jun 1798 & sol was then of Watertown MA, sol d in Oct 1814 & his wid appl 27 Sep 1848 at Charlestown in Middlesex Co MA, wid's son Dexter Esty made aff'dt 25 Sep 1848 at Framingtham in Middlesex Co MA & stated after his father Reuben Esty died his mother m next to Lemuel Whitney


Leonard, MA Line, S43300, he papl 17 Apr 1818 at Canterbury in Rockingham Co NH, in 1820 sol was aged 58 with a wife & 2 daughters at home aged 14 & 2 yrs also 2 sons aged 12 & 5 yrs (no names given)


Micah, Cont & MA Lines, S37545, sol was b at York in York Co MA (ME) (date not given), be lived at Buxton in York Co MA (ME) when he enl, he appl 22 Apr 1818 at Phillips in Somerset Co MA (ME), in 1820 sol had a wife Hannah aged 58 & children at home; Lydia 32, Charlotte 28, Happy 18, Nahum 16 & Benjamin aged 14, in 1818 a Joel Whitney was 1 of the selectmen for Phillips MA (ME) "kinship ???"


Moses, MA Line, Abigail, W26005, sol m Abigail Kimball 22 Jan 1792 at Gorham in Cumberland Co MA (ME) & their oldest child Sally was b there 22 Oct 1793, sol had lived at said Gorham MA (ME) when he enl & sol d Apr 1820 at Harrison ME & his wid d there 8 Oct 1844 aged 91 yrs leaving only 1 child, the daughter Sally who was then the wife of Joseph H. Phinney of Harrison ME & she (Sally) appl 12 Mar 1844 at Harrison ME


Nathan, Cont & MA Lines, S11741, he appl 5 Oct 1832 in Seneca Co OH aged 76 a res of Thompson OH, sol lived at Brookfield in Worcester Co MA when he enl


Oliver, MA Line, Hannah, W20129, sol m Hannha Chase in 1780 at Natick in Middlesex Co MA & their daughter Mary was b there 3 Mar 1781, a son Oliver appl. 24 Aug 1848 at Cavendish VT aged 58 in Nov 1847 & he stated his father had lived at Natick MA during the Rev War, sol d 31 Dec 1813 at Cavendish MA & his wid d there 29 Nov 1841 leaving children; Oliver, John & Mehitable Whitney, Mary Buck, Hannah Sanders, Prudence Witherill & Olive Fletcher


Peter, CT Line, S41330, he appl 6 Apr 1818 at Tunbridge in Orange Co VT, in 1820 sol was aged 82, sol referred to his family being sick during the Rev War but he did not give any names


Phebe former wid, MA Line, W25990, see Elijah Davis


Phineas, MA Line, Sally, R11486, a son Joseph Whitney appl 1 Jan 1853 in Oneida Co NY aged 66 a res of Vernon NY, sol had lived at Lester in Worcester Co MA & in early spring of 1775 he moved with his father (not named) to Harvard MA & lived there when he enl, sol's home burned in 1832 at German Flats in Montgomery Co NY & sol died in said town on 25 Jun 1839 aged 81 leaving his wife Sally a widow, sol had m Sally Harrington in 1784 & she d 16 Jan 1844, the son Joseph Whitney was b 9 Jul 1787 & he stated he had 1 older bro Simon who was b in 1785, sol & wife had 5 children; Simon, Joseph, Franklin, Sally & Phineas, Jr. & all were dec'd in 1853 except Joseph Whitney & he stated his bro Simon Whitney was supposed to have drowned on Lake Erie several yrs prior to 1853, in 1853 a Leonard Whitney & Eli Hubban Whitney both of Vernon NY made aff'dt & stated they were grandsons of Phineas Whitney the Rev sol & the sons of Joseph Whitney


Phinehas, MA Line, S22581, sol was b 16 Jan 1761 at Westminster MA & he lived there until 1812 then moved to Chittenden VT & afterwards lived at Pittsford, Salisbury & Brandon VT, he appl 10 Jul 1832 at Brandon in Rutland Co VT, sol had orig appl 14 jun 1825 in Rutland Co VT at which time sol had a wife Elizabeth aged 57 & they had a daughter Evelina aged 22 living with them


Phinehas, MA Line, S30204, sol's wid Mary Whitney was pensioned as the former wid of her 1st husband Isaac Fish on W26007 for MA Line & Privateer service, the Rev sol Phinhas Whitney was b in 1747 at York MA (ME) & in 1766 he moved to Gorham MA (ME) & lived there when he enl & in 1814 he moved to Norridgewock in Somerset Co MA (ME) where he lived when he appl 7 Aug 1832


Phineha or Phineas, MA Line, S38463, he appl 10 Apr 1818 at Norway in Oxford Co MA (ME), in 1820 sol was aged 72 with a wife Keziah aged 76


Phinehas, NH Line, Susannah, W16470, sol m Susannah Swollar or swoller 4 Mar 1778 in Hillsborough Co NH, sol d 29 Mar 1832, wid appl 11 Aug 1838 in Hillsborough Co NH aged 82 a res of Nashua NH, an Esther Whitney made aff'dt 14 Aug 1838 at Nashua NH & stated she was living in the house with sol when he died but did not give a relationship


Richard, MA Line, Ruth, W25996, sol was a son of Richard & Esther Whitney & he was b 6 Dec 1759 at Ridgefield MA & he m Ruth daughter of Daniel & Sarah Willson on 8 Apr 1784 & she was b 16 Mar 1765 & their children shown were; Henry b 14 Jan 1786, Electa b 1 Nov 1788, Thomas b 25 Oct 1791 & Richard b 16 Jul 1795, sol lived at Lee in Berkshire Co MA when he enl, sol appl 12 Oct 1832 at Chautauqua in Chautauqua Co NY, sol d 10 May 1844 & his wid appl 6 Apr 1847 at Chautauqua NY, a son Richard Whitney aged 51 made aff'dt 6 Apr 1847 & stated he had lived at Chautauqua NY for 26 yrs & had been a JP & postmaster for said town & he stated he was b at Paris in Oneida Co NY & at age of 25 he moved from there to Chautauqua NY, wid's bro Daniel Willson was aged 73 on 13 May 1846 & he made aff'dt in Wyoming Co NY & stated his sis Ruth m Richard Whitney at Lenox in Berkshire Co MA, wid's sis Sarah Rogers aged 79 & the wife of John Rogers mad aff'dt 22 Apr 1847 at Charlton in Saratoga Co NY, family data shown was; Thomas Whitney d 8 Feb 1844 aged 52 yrs 3 mths 13 days, Aurelia wife of Henry Whitney d 3 Mar 1847 aged 52 yrs 6 mths 20 days & Henry Whitney d 6 Mar 1847 aged 61 yrs 1 mth 20 days


WHITNEY, Roswell, NY Line, Phebe, R11484, sol was b 12 Sep 1764 & he m Phebe Ellsworth 5 Feb 1788 & she was b 5 Jun 1774 & their children were; Jacob b 18 Aug 1790, Deborah b 18 Jun 1796, David b 23 Nov 1798, Sarah b 8 Feb 1801, Mary b 4 Mar 1804, Mabel b 8 Dec 1806, Jane b 6 Sep 1808, Martha b 29 Feb 1811, Leroy b 6 Jul 1813, Roswell b 22 Oct 1815 & Phebe b 21 Oct 1820, sol d 14 Mar 1830 & his wid appl 28 Aug 1850 in Washtenaw Co MI a res of Saline Twnshp MI, wid referred to sol's bros David & Jacob Whitney as receiving Rev War pensions & that Roswell Whitney srv with David Whitney but not Jacob Whitney, sol had lived at "Palts" in Ulster Co NY when he enl, sol & wife with his bro David Whitney & James Decker & wife went from "Palts" NY to Poughkeepsie NY to be married at which time sol was age of 25 yrs & she "lacked 4 mths being 16" & wid stated they lived at Palts NY for 15 yrs & they had 2 sons Jacob & David & 4 daughters Deborah, Sarah, Mary & Marther then moved to Seneca Co NY & lived there 30 yrs & had 2 sons there Leroy & Roswell also 3 daughters born there; Mabel, Jane & Phebe, in 1850 7 of the children were still living, wid stated sol d at Benton in Yates Co NY & after sol died his widow moved to Willoughby OH for 4 yrs then moved to Saline Twnship MI


Salmon, MA Line, Hepzibah, W26619, sol was b 16 Feb 1760 at Harvard in Worcester Co MA & he always lived on the same farm & he appl. at said Harvard MA on 14 Aug 1832, sol d 11 Aug 1844 & his wid appl 20 May 1845 at Harvard MA aged 83, sol had m Hapzibah Raymond 22 Apr 1784 both were of Templeton MA


Samuel, BLW #13913 & 6614-100-3 Dec 1796 assignee Nathaniel Ruggles, srv as a Pvt in the CT Line


Samuel, CT Line, S35723, sol enl at Hampton in Windham Co CT, he appl 12 Jan 1819 at Ashford in Windham Co CT aged 62, in 1820 sol had a wife Tabitha aged 59 & he referred to sons Calvin 33 & Warren aged 14 also a daughter (not named) who m one James Chapman, on 3 Oct 1828 sol had moved to Hampden Co MA to lived in the family of his son-in-law James Chapman who had moved from CT to MA


Samuel (Lemuel penciled In), BLW #5282-100-18 Apr 1796 to Jere Mason, srv as a Pvt in the MA Line


Samuel, MA Line, S29542, he appl 1 Apr 1818 in Kennebec Co MA (ME), in 1820 sol was aged 61 a res of Winthrop ME with a wife Anna aged 56, sol reapplied 17 Jul 1832 at Winthrop ME


Samuel, MA Line, S33899, he appl 3 Feb 1819 in Worcester Co MA, in 1820 sol was aged 78 a res of Westminster in Worcester Co MA with a wife aged 71


Seth, NY Line, S23068, sol was b 27 Sep 1759 at Danbury CT & he lived at Frederickstown in Dutchess Co NY during the Rev & afterwards moved to Stephentown in Westchester Co NY & in 1797 he moved to Middletown the part that became Delhi in Delaware Co NY & he lived there when he appl 19 Jun 1833


Silas, NH Line, Sally, W8311, BLW #38336-160-55, sol was b in 1766 at Concord MA & he lived at New Ipswich MA when he enl & after the Rev he moved to Concord NH & in about 1792 he moved to Thornton in Grafton Co NH where he lived when he appl 6 Sep 1832, sol m Sally Lovejoy 10 or 11 Jun 1815 & sol d 1 Sep 1850 & his wid appl 7 Mar 1854 at Thornton NH aged 72 however when she appl for BLW on 3 Nov 1855 she again gave her age as 72 & a Levi B. Lovejoy & William Merrill were witnesses to her BLW application but no kinship was given, sol's bro Otis Whitney made aff'dt in 1832 at Campton in Grafton Co NH & stated he had lived at Lincoln MA in 1784 with his parents when his bro enl


Simon, MA Line, Lucy, W19622, sol appl 5 Mar 1819 at Petersham in Worcester Co MA & he stated his father (not named) had been dead about 15 yrs, sol's father had also lived at Petersham MA, sol's son George Whitney made aff'dt 5 Mar 1819 at Petershan MA, in 1820 sol was aged 61, sol m Lucy Hammond 20 Mar 1783 at Petersham MA, sol d 12 Mar 1824 & his wid appl 5 Sep 1838 at Petersham MA aged 71, solls & wid's children Lewis & Nancy Whitney made aff'dt 1 Sep 1838 at Petersham MA


Stephen, MA Line, S31478, the following data was taken from the town records of Watertown in Middlesex Co MA, towit; the Rev sol Stephen Whitney was the son of John & Susanna Whitney & was b 14 Aug 1743 & he m Relief Stearns 10 May 1770 both were of Watertown MA & their children shown were; Stephen b 25 Jan 1771, Relief b 11 Nov 1772, Lucy b 19 Oct 1774, Abijah b 10 Aug 1776, Lois b 26 Jan 1779 & Nancy b 15 Oct 1782, on 5 Nov 1851 sol's daughter Relief (Whitney) Tarbell appl at Groton in Middlesex Co MA for herself & other surviving children of dec'd sol & wid, towit; Lucy W. Day, Abijah & Nancy Whitney, Lucretia Cunningham & Prentiss Whitney all children of dec'd sol Stephen Whitney who she referred to as late of Lunenburg in 'Worcester Co MA where sol had d 3 Apr 1823 leaving the above named 6 children & she stated he was a native of Watertown MA


Stephen, RI Line, S37544, he appl 13 Apr 1818 at Buxton in York Co MA (ME) aged 62, in 1820 sol had a wife Martha aged 58 & they were living at Standish ME, sol had enl from Buxton MA (ME)


Timothy, Cont & MA Line, S33892, he appl 11 Apr 1818 at Newton in Middlesex Co MA aged 70 however in 1820 he gave his age as 75 ? & referred to his wife (not named), sol d 5 Dec 1821


Union former wid, MA Line, W25982, see Jacob Loomis


Uriel, Cont & MA Lines, S19159, he appl 28 Apr 1818 at North Yarmouth in Cumberland Co MA (ME), in 1820 sol was aged 75 with a wife Betsy aged 40 & children at home; Betsy 24, Sally 22, Harriet 20, Charlotte 19, Statira 18, Uriel 15 & Lewis aged 10, sol was b 12 Sep 1759 at Groton in Middlesex Co MA & the had lived there when he enl & the winter of 1778 he moved to Gorham MA (ME) & from there he moved to North Yarmouth ME


Walter, CT Line, S11737, sol was b 23 Jan 1760 at Fairfield in Fairfield Co CT & he lived there when he enl & he lived in that "neighborhood" for a few yrs after the Rev then moved to Bethlehem in Albany Co NY & afterwards lived in Delaware & Renssealer Cos both in NY then moved to Albany in Albany Co NY where he lived when he appl 16 May 1833


William or William Whitny, CT Line, S35720, he appl 2 Apr 1818 at Derby in New Haven Co CT, in 1820 sol was aged 59 & was supported by his friends, no family was referred to, sol d 26 Nov 1838


William, MA Line, S15247, sol was a son of Moses Whitney of Templeton in Worcester Co MA & sol was b there 7 Mar 1763 & he lived there when he enl & he lived there until 1784 then moved to Hoosick in Rensselaer Co NY for 45 yrs & in 1829 he moved to Ashtabula Co OH where he lived when he appl 25 Sep 1832 & in 1835 he had moved to Troy NY with his son-in-law Alvin Armstrong with whom he had lived for many yrs


WHITNEY, Zebulon, MA Line, S31475, he appl 31 Jul 1832 at Gorham in Cumberland Co ME aged 84 & he had lived at said Gorham MA (ME) when he enl, sol was b at York MA (ME)


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