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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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Sixth Generation.
buried in Drew Cemetery, near the south-west corner of the town. He married (2d), 3 June 1829, at Southeast, Polly Byington, who was born at Southeast, 22 Oct 1797, dau. of Samuel and Jerusha (Janes) Byington, and g. dau. of Solomon and Isabella (Latham) Byington, of Turk Hill, in Southeast. He died, 11 June 1841, in Southeast, and was buried in the Drew Cemetery. He was a soldier in the war of 1812. She was living with her daughter, Mrs. Augusta Maria (Whitney) Hoyt, in Danbury, Conn., in Jan. 1874. She died there, 3 Feb. 1875, and was buried in Wooster Cemetery.



Chil. of Thomas and Jemima (Smellage) Whitney. 192

819 I. Samuel Starfield Whitney, b. at Tarrytown, N. Y., 3 Dec. 1787, according to the family-record, while the New Canaan church-record says, 1785; a tailor; married, 10 Aug. 1819, at Brookfield, Conn., Lois Stewart, dau. of Albert and Lorana (Waterbury) Stewart. They settled in New Canaan, Conn., where he died, 7 Sept 1849, aged 63 years and 9 months, and was buried in the Comstock and Weed Cemetery. She was living with her son, Henry Martin Whitney, at North Stamford, Conn., in Oct 1874. 2869
820 II. James Whitney, b. at Tarrytown, N. Y., 1789; died of yellow fever, in his 20th year.
821 III. Henry Whitney, b. at Tarrytown, N. Y., in 1792; died in his fifth year.
822 IV. Harriet Whitney, Whitney, b. at Tarrytown, N. Y., I 8 Oct. 1796; married, 11 Jan. 181 3, at Pound Ridge, N. Y., by Rev. Henry Hoyt, Baptist, to William Edwin Scofield, a farmer, son of Sylvanus and Sarah Elizabeth (Mills) Scofield, of Stamford, Conn., where he was born 1 Nov. 1782. They settled in Stamford, where he died, 1 Oct 1830, and was buried in the Scofield Family Cemetery. She died at 200 Elizabeth Street, New York, 12 Nov. 1846, and was buried in New York Bay Cemetery. She was a member of the Baptist Church, of which Rev. Spencer Houghton Cone was pastor; but all of her children became members of the Episcopal Church. 2878
823 V. Mary Whitney, b. at Tarrytown, N. Y., in 1798; married, 22 March 1822, at Stamford, Conn., by Rev. Henry Hoyt, Baptist, to John Blanchard. 2888
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