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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)

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WHITNEY GENEALOGY. 59

179. CALEB WHITNEY (William, Joshua, John), b. Plainfield, Conn., Sept 10, 1721; m. Margaret ----- [NOTE]. He d.-----; res. Norwich and Miiddletown, Conn., and Pottsville, Pa. 547. i. LEBBEUS, b. Aug. 21, 1745; m. Mary Ann ----- [NOTE]. 548. ii. WILLIAM, b. Aug. 8, 1747. In 1815 he was residing near Albany, N.Y. 549. iii. MARGARET [NOTE], b. Feb. 22, 1750. 550. iv. JEDEDIAH, b. Nov. 13, 1751. He was a goldsmith and killed in battle Aug, 25, 1778. In a small volume of the Children's Bible, pub. London, 1759, the property of Edith M. DELORNE, of Sumter, S, C., is the following: "Peggy WHITNEY, her Bible, given her by her grandfather, Caleb WHITNEY and grandmother; Margaret WHITNEY, July 29, 1783. This book we gave to our son Jedediah, who was slain in battle. Aug, 28, 1783, a goldsmith by trade, in the 25th year of his age. 551. v. MARY, b. Oct. 12, 1753; d, May 13, 1779. 552. vi. JOHN MERRICK, b. Ju1y 18, 1758; m. ----- [NOTE]. 553. vii. JAMES REX, b. Oct. 16, 1760; m. Mary ALLEN [NOTE]. 182. MATTHIAS WHITNEY (Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. Groton, Mass., May 26, 1720; m. Alice ----- [NOTE]. He d. in K.: res. Killingly, Conn. 554. i. MARY, b. Apr. 19, 1743 555. ii. ASA, b. Feb. 19, 1745; res. Winsor Co., Conn. [NOTE] 556. iii. MATTHIAS, b. Feb. 22, 1746; m. ----- VAUGHN [NOTE]; res. Hancock, Mass., and Fort Avon, N.Y [NOTE]. 557. iv. CORNELIUS, b. July 5, 1749; m. ----- GRAVES and Elizabeth MAY. 558. v. JOSHUA, b. Nov. 23, 1751; m. Lydia Bu DAY. 559. vi. ALICE, b. Mar. 20, 1753; m. Noah DAY, and res. in Granville, NY. 560. vii. DAVID, b. May 3, 1764; m. Olive DAY and Mary GLASSFORD. 561. viii. SAMUEL, b. Jan. 2, 1757; m. Tabitha WARREN. 562. ix. JOHN, b. Mar 27, 1759. 563. x. JONATHAN [NOTE], b. Nov. 28, 1761. 184. JOSHUA WHITNEY (Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. Killingly, Conn. [NOTE], Dec. 1, 1724; m. ----- ----- [NOTE]. He d. in 1814; res. Killingly, Conn., and Hancock, Mass. 564. i. CORNELIUS, b. in 1761; m. Sarah CODY [NOTE]. 565. ii. JOSEPH, b. in 1753; m. Anna EAMES, 566. iii. MATTHIAS, b. Apr. 19, 1757; m. Dorcas ----- and Olive ----- [NOTE]. 567. iv. ISAAC, b. -----; m. [NOTE] and had 4 ch.; Rosa, Isaac, Phebe, and David. 568. v. RUFUS, b. -----; m. Sarah GRAVES. 569. vi. JOSHUA, b. 1769; m. Phebe PARKER. 570. vii. JOANNA, b. -----. 188. DAVID WHITNEY (David, Joshua, John), b. Sept. 16, 1716; m. in Canaan, Conn., Sept. 23, 1739, Mary GUNN. He was born in Canaan and at his father's death was given property. Moving to New Haven in 1756 he resided there until 1762, and perhaps afterward. His ear mark for domestic animals was recorded there Oct. 25, 1757. He died in Vermont. David WHITNEY of Canaan, Conn., who was brother of Solomon WHITNEY was proprietor of Poultney, VT., and both were proprietors clerks of meetings held in 1761. [See History of Poultney.] He d. -----; res. Canaan and New Haven, Conn., and Poultney, VT. 571. i. MARY, b. July 16, 1740. 572. ii. EASTER, b. Mar. 6, 1743. 573. iii. ELIZABETH, b. Feb. 26, 1746. 574. iv. SARAH, b. Apr. 13, 1750. 575. v. JACOB, b. Apr. 13, 1750. 576. vi. KEZIA, b. Feb. 21, 1752. 577. vii. LOIS, b. Dec. 25, 1756. 578. viii. EMELIA, b. Feb. 18, 1759. 579. ix. CLOISE, b. Feb. 18, 1759. 580. x. DAVID, b. Nov. 22, 1762. 189. JOSHUA WHITNEY (David, Joshua, John) b. Plainfield, Conn., Oct. 11, 1718; m. Apr. 8, 1743, Ann BLODGETT [NOTE]. She m. 2d. Capt. Isaac LAURENCE, who d.

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