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The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

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months. They were buried in the Carpenter Cemetery, in Henderson, about a mile north of their dwelling-house.
674 IV. John Whitney, b. in Ballston, now Galway, N. Y., 23 Aug. 1781; a farmer; married, 16 Dec. 1804, at her mother's house, in Paris, N. Y., Patty Chase, who was born 9 Aug. 1777, dau. of Jeremiah and Esther (Whitney) Chase. They settled, 12 March 1806, at Henderson, N. Y., where she died 13 Aug. 1814, and was buried near Salisbury's Mills, now Henderson Village, or, according to another account, in the Carpenter Cemetery. He was married (2d), 20 Dec. 1814, at Henderson, by Dr. Noah Tubbs, justice of the peace, to his second cousin, Polly Whitney, who was born at North Lee, Mass., 27 Sept. 1791, dau. of William and Sarah (Bundy) Whitney. They moved, in April 1843, to Ellisburgh, N. Y., settling in the north-west part of the town, near Lake Ontario, where he died 7 March 1867, and was buried in Henderson, in the Carpenter Cemetery. She was living on the same place in 1874, with her son, John Almon Whitney, and gave valuable aid in the collection and arrangement of these records. 2347
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675 V. Sabra Whitney, b. about 1783; died at Paris, now Kirkland, N. Y., aged about 13 years, and was buried in the Baptist cemetery on Post Street, about two and a half miles east of her father's house.
676 VI. Samuel Whitney, b. 4 June 1785; a farmer; married in Clinton, N. Y., about 1805, Huldah Hopkins, who was born 14 Jan. 1780, and lived, at the time of her marriage, with her aunt, Mrs. Elisha Gridley, her parents being dead. They settled in Henderson, N. Y., where he died in the "sickly season," 7 Sept 1828, without children. She married (2d) Isaac Wodell, of Ellisburgh, N. Y., who died there, 5 May 1853, in his 77th year. She died in Ellisburgh, 18 Nov. 1866, "aged 80 years, 10 months, and 4 days," and was buried in the Ellisburgh Cemetery, beside her second husband.
677 VII. Erastus Whitney, b. 10 March 1787; a farmer; married in 1809, at Henderson, N. Y., Hannah Jerome,1 born 8 May 1785, dau. of Zerubbabel and Barbara (Hart) Jerome, of Bristol, Conn. She died in Henderson, 10 May 1822, and was buried in the Carpenter Cemetery. He married (2d), 26 Sept 1822, in Henderson, Betsey Wood, who was born in 2358
  1 Her parents were buried in the Whitney Cemetery, in Kirkland, N. Y. Her mother, Barbara Hart, b. in Bristol, Conn., 24 May 1758, was dau. of Thomas Hart, of Wallingford and that part of Farmington now called Bristol, and his wife Hannah Coe; g. dau. of Hawkins and Sarah (Roys) Hart, of Wallingford; g. g. dau. of Capt. Thomas and Ruth (Hawkins) Hart, of Cambridge, Mass., and Hartford and Farmington, Conn.; and g. g. g. dau. of Deacon Stephen Hart, who was born at Braintree, in Essex, England, about 1605, came to Massachusetts about 1632, was one of the fifty-four settlers at Cambridge, Mass., was a proprietor at Hartford in 1639, and became one of the eighty-four proprietors of Farmington in 1671. See Hart Genealogy.
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