Archive:The Whitney Family of Connecticut, page 212

From WRG
Jump to: navigation, search

Archives > Archive:Extracts > Archive:The Whitney Family of Connecticut > The Whitney Family of Connecticut, page 212

The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

Previous Page Next Page
212
Sixth Generation.
11 Nov. 1798, in Ridgebury, Conn., by Rev. Samuel Camp, Congregational, to Rebecca DeForest born in Wilton, Conn., dau. of David and Sabra DeForest, of Danbury, in Ridgebury Society. He was a blacksmith, and, in his latter years, a trader He lived in the village of Danbury, in the house now occupied by his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Fanny Wildman. "Najah Wildman" died in Danbury, 11 Dec. 1851, aged 74 years.11 months, and 4 days. "Rebecca, wife of Najah Wildman" died in Danbury, 11 Oct. 1844, aged 65 years; they were buried in Wooster Cemetery.
906 VII. Dorcas Wildman, b. in Danbury, Conn., 17 Oct. 1779; married Eleazar Sprague; died in Danbury, 8 March 1829, and was buried in the graveyard in rear of the jail. 3138



Chil. of William and Sarah (Rockwell) Forrester. 209

907 I. Jean Forrester, called in another record Jane, b. in Ridgefield, Conn., 7 Nov. 1769; married in Ridgebury, Conn., 10 Feb. 1785, Benjamin Fowler. He was born, it is said, in Mass., an only son; came to Ridgebury as a clerk for Mr. Forrester; and died of consumption, 25 Sept. 1801, "in his 45th year," according to his gravestone in Ridgebury Cemetery, while the Ridgebury church-record says, "in his 47th year," and adds: "He had lately moved into the Society to be supported by his Father-in-law, Esqr. Forrester." 3144
908 II. Sarah Forrester, b. in Ridgefield, Conn., 11 June 1775; died in Ridgefield, 4 Ap. 1791, "aged 15 years and 9 months," and was buried in Ridgebury Cemetery.
909 III. Ann Forrester, b. in Ridgefield, Conn., 10 Aug. 1780; died in Ridgefield, 9 May 1789, "aged 8 years and 9 months," and was buried in Ridgebury Cemetery.
910 IV. Elizabeth Forrester, b. in Ridgefield, Conn., 13 Feb. 1788; died in Ridgefield, 12 Feb 1790, "aged 2 years," and was buried in Ridgebury Cemetery.



Chil. of Abraham and Esther (Riggs) Rockwell. 210

911 I. Runa Rockwell, b. at Ridgefield, Conn., 11 Feb. 1773; a weaver, farmer, and captain of militia; married, 11 Nov. 1790, at Ridgebury, 3147
Previous Page Next Page
Personal tools