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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.
They dwelt in Berkshire, now Newark Valley, till 1818; then moved to Berkshire village; and, soon after, to the West Creek, in the same town, where they lived till 1838. They next moved to Lawrenceville, Penn., where they lived about one year, and then to Knoxville, Penn., where he died, 12 Sept. 1841. She dwelt, for a time, near Burlington, Iowa, and then returned to Lawrenceville, where she died, 5 Feb. 1870, aged 96 years.
1278 VIII. Ruth Slosson, b. at Stockbridge, Mass., 24 Aug. 1777; bap. there, 28 Sept. 1777; married, in 1797, Joel Farnham, who was born 3 Jan. 1774, son of Benjamin Farnham. He was a cabinet-maker and manufacturer of spinning-wheels. They settled on the west side of Owego Creek, in Owego, now Tioga, two miles north of Owego Village, N. Y., and there died (he, 15 Aug. 1858; she, 30 Aug. 1862), and were buried in the Presbyterian Churchyard, at Owego. 4215
1279 IX. Enos Slosson, b. at Stockbridge, Mass., 24 May 1780; bap. there, 18 June 1780; left Stockbridge, with his parents, in 1793; married, 8 Aug. 1803, at Tioga, now Berkshire, N. Y., by John Brown, Esq., to Rebecca Culver, whose parents lived at Sheshequin, Penn. She was born in Connecticut 1 Jan. 1784, and her mother's maiden name was Clark. He was a trader at Berkshire, now Newark Valley, N. Y., till 1816, and then moved to Lawrenceville, Penn., and built there a large tavern, which, with a country-store, he kept till his death, 8 Sept. 1819. His widow married Ebenezer McDougall, a Scotchman, and died, 17 Oct. 1866, of apoplexy, at Lawrenceville.



Chil. of Simeon and Dorothy (St. John) Hyde. 324

1280 I. Dan Hyde, b. at Sharon, Conn., 14 Dec. 1766; a merchant; married at Clinton, N. Y., Mary Parsons Clark, dau. of John and Anna (Emmons) Clark, of Clinton, formerly of Colchester, Conn., where she was born about 1776. He moved westward, stopping at Westmoreland, N. Y., and other places, and reached Hardenburgh's Corners, now Auburn, N. Y., in 1798, where he engaged in business with great energy, soon adding to his store a saw-mill, grist-mill, linseed oil-mill, distillery, and tannery. He died at Clinton, to June 1810, according to the family story, while his gravestone says "17 June 1810, in his 45th year". They had several children, who died in early infancy, but no names or dates have been reported. She was married (2d), 4 Oct. 1814, at Clinton, N. Y., by Rev. Asahel S. Norton, D. D., Congregational, to Hon. Stephen F. Blackstone, of Madison, N. Y. They removed to Clinton, where she died, 24 Sept. 1845, aged 69 years, and was buried in the old cemetery, by the side of tier first husband. 4225
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