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The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, by Frederick Clifton Pierce (Chicago: 1895)

Transcribed by the Whitney Research Group, 1999.


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WHITNEY GENEALOGY. 113

561. SAMUEL WHITNEY (Matthias, Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. Jan. 2, 1757; m. Apr. 28, 1784, Tabitha WARREN; d. Aug. 22, 1846. He served during the Revolution- ary war; was at Valley Forge in the winter of 1778 under WASHINGTON, and assisted in rescuing his horse from the mire and saving it from drowning by means of a rope, for which service he was personally thanked by Gen. WASHINGTON. After the war he was pensioned, receiving $8 per month during his life. He d. Jan. 7, 1850; res. East- ford, Conn. 1460. i. LUCY, b. June 10, 1785. 1461. ii. CALVIN, b. Aug. 10, 1787. 1462. iii. SAMUEL, b. Mar. 3, 1792. 1463. iv. SALLY, b. Feb. 21, 1800. 1464. v. INFANT, b. Sept. 5, 1803. 1465. vi. WARREN, b. Dec. 5, 1805; m. Diana R. JOHNSON. 564. CORNELIUS WHITNEY (Joshua, Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. Killingly, Conn., in 1761; m. Sarah CODY [NOTE], b. in 1759 [NOTE]; d. June 18, 1836. He was born about 1761 and resided at Killingly, Conn. In 1792 he moved to Granville, N.Y., and in 1825 to Walworth, where he died in his 70th year. Most of his life he was an innkeeper, but during his late years he was a farmer. He d. Dec. 4, 1831, Killingly, Conn., and res. Walworth, Ontario Co., N.Y. 1466. i. MATILDA, b. June 17, 1786; m. Manuel DOANE; res. Granville, N.Y. 1467. ii. BENJ. C., b. Apr. 14, 1788; m. Betsey MARCHANT. 1468. iii. CORNELIUS, b. Apr. 30, 1790. 1469. iv. LAURA, b. Mar. 20, 1797; m. Asa PARKER; res. So. Granville, N.Y. 1470. v. LOREN, b. Apr. 12, 1799; m. Electa HOUCK, b. June 23, 1801. He d.s.p. Feb. 15, 1858; res. Ontario, N.Y. She d. Aug. 15, 1861. 1471. vi. SIDNEY, b. Oct. 21, 1801; m. Caroline PALMER. 1472. vii. ERASTUS, b. Apr. 21, 1793; d. in Granville, N.Y. 1473. viii. HARVEY, b. Oct. 18, 1794; d. in Granville, N.Y. 565. JOSEPH WHITNEY (Joshua, Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. Killingly, Conn., in 1753; m. there Anna EAMES [NOTE], b. in 1760 [NOTE]; d. Ontario, N.Y., Oct. 29, 1838. Joseph WHITNEY, son of Joshua WHITNEY, born Oct. 24, 1753, was a soldier in the war of the Revolution, married Anna EAMES, the daughter of Mark EAMES, of Killingly, Conn., about 1784, moved to Granville, Washington Co., N.Y., soon after, followed the occupation of farming, rearing a large family, and in 1827 moved with his son William to Ontario, Wayne Co., N.Y., with whom he lived until his death, Jan. 24, 1837, which event was hastened by an injury caused by a colt running against him while driving a number of them to water. In religion a Baptist, as were nearly all his descendants. He d. Jan. 24, 1837; res. Granville and Ontario, N.Y. 1474. i. PAUL, b. ----- [NOTE]. 1475. ii. EDA, b. ----- [NOTE]. 1476. iii. ANNE, b. -----. 1477. iv. JOSEPH, b. -----. 1478. v. LYDIA, b. -----. 1479. vi. WILLIAM, b. Dec. 7, 1798; m. Deborah M. DUEL. 1480. viii. MATILDA, b. -----; m. Ezra DEWELL; res. Ontario Centre, N.Y. 1481. vii. BETSEY, b. Dec. 7, 1798. 1482. ix. REBA, b. -----. 566. MATTHIAS WHITNEY (Joshua, Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. Hancock, Mass., Apr. 19, 1757; m. abt. 1782-3, Dorcas ----- [NOTE]; b. 1762; d. Apr. 12, 1793; m. 2d in 1793, Olive ----- [NOTE]; b. July 12, 1761. Res. Hancock, Mass., Granville and Fort Ann, N.Y. 1483. i. WILLARD, b. Jan. 25, 1784. 1484. ii. SYLVESTER, b. Aug. 15, 1785 [NOTE]; m. Laura YALE. 1485. iii. SARAH, b. June 24, 1787. 1486. iv. MARY, b. Oct. 24, 1788; m. ----- HOSMER; res. Clifton, N.Y. 1487. v. LUCY, b. Feb. 25, 1791. 1488. vi. JOHN, b. Mar. 7, 1793; m. Christina STAFFORD. 1489. vii. MATTHIAS, b. Oct. 3, 1794 [NOTE]; m. Rebecca B. OTIS. 1490. viii. SILAS, b. Apr. 5, 1798. 1491. ix. LAURA, b. Apr. 24, 1803. 1492. x. SUSAN, b. Oct. 23, 1810 [NOTE].

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