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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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Whitney Family.
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Whitney, in Feb. 1875. She died at Big Flats, N. Y., about 1818, aged 39 years, and was buried in the family cemetery on their farm.
724 VII. Martha Whitney, b. at Warwick, N. Y., in Oct. 1784; married in 1800, when sixteen years old, at the log-house of her brother, Thomas Whitney, near Newtown, now Elmira, N. Y., Ebenezer Snow, a farmer, who was but three years older. They settled at Big Flats, N. Y., and there died; he, about 1850; she, 30 Oct. 1864. They were buried in the Baptist Cemetery, nine miles north-west of Elmira. They were members of the Baptist Church. They had one child, who died young.



Chil. of Gamaliel and Anne (Whitney) Truesdell. 177

725 I. John Truesdell, b. at Warwick, N. Y., 21 Aug. 1774, according to a record in his own writing, while others say 26 Aug. 1773; a farmer; married at Warwick, in July 1796, Esther Bennett, dau. of William and Deborah (Titus) Bennett, of Warwick, where she was born 25 Sept. 1773. They dwelt at Warwick till May 1814, then removed to Elmira, N. Y., and settled in the present town of Horseheads, N.Y. He died at Big Flats, N. Y., 26 Aug. 1849, aged 76 years and 5 days, and she died 29 Dec. 1853, according to their gravestones at Horseheads, and a record in possession of their grand dau., Mrs. Kirkhuff, of Fentonville, Mich., while their son, Josiah Bennett Truesdell, of Big Flats, gives the date of his death as 7 Ap. 1848, and hers as 27 Dec. 1854. 2499
726 II. Sarah Truesdell, b. at, or near, Wilkes-Barre, Penn.; married ----- Harrison; married (2d), as his second wife, Benjamin Westlake, a clergyman of the Methodist Church. They settled at Horseheads, N. Y., and there died (he, 15 Sept. 1835, aged 79 years and 5 months; she, 21 Oct. 1840, aged 64 years, 8 months, and 9 days), and were buried in the Westlake Cemetery. He served in the Revolutionary War. 2510
727 III. Elizabeth Truesdell, b. at Warwick, N. Y., 12 Nov. 1779; married, 14 July 1797, in Bellevale, N. Y., Townsend Carpenter, a wheelwright and farmer, born in New York City, 14 July 1776, son of Lewis and Elizabeth (Townsend) Carpenter. They dwelt in Cornwall, N. Y., till 1816, and then settled between Elmira and Horseheads, N. Y., in the present town of Horseheads, where they died; she, 28 Sept 1851, aged 71 years, 10 months, and 16 days; he, 22 Dec. 1854, aged 78 years, 5 months, and eight days. He was a member of the Society of Friends. 2516
728 IV. Melicent Truesdell, b. at Warwick, N. Y., about 1778, after
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