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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.
at Granby, Conn., 28 March 1824, by Rev. Daniel Benjamin, Methodist, to John Steer, a farmer, son of Elisha and Rhoda (Aldrich) Steer, of Southwick, Mass., where he was born 1 Dec. 1795. He died, 2 Nov. 1831, at South wick, and was buried there. She married (2d), 28 Nov. 1833, at Granby, Curtis Gillett, a farmer, son of Levi and Pamelia (Totten) Gillett, of Southwick, where he was born, 3 March 1801. They settled in Southwick, where he died, 14 Nov. 1871, and was buried. She dwelt with her daughter, at Windsor Locks, Conn., from 1872 to 1 Ap. 1874, when she returned to Southwick, and was living there in Aug. 1874.
1532 III. Jonathan Rasselas Whitney, b. at East Granville, Mass., 30 June 1804; a shoemaker; lived in Granby, Conn., from the Spring of 1819 to the Autumn of 1820, and at Tolland, Mass., till Sept. 1827, and then went to Torringford, Conn., where he married, 16 Sept. 1827, Maria Louisa Moors, dau. of Elihu and Hannah (Soper) Moore, of Torringford, where she was born 18 July 1809. They left Torringford, 4 May 1828, and settled at Montville, Ohio, where she died, 15 Aug. 1842. He married (2d), at Freedom, Ohio, 29 Sept. 1842, Jane Culver, of Freedom, who was born at Chippewa, Ohio, 9 Dec. 1819, dau. of Miles Culver. He has been a travelling preacher of the Wesleyan Methodist, and of the United Brethren, Churches; and has filled, for several years, the office of justice of the peace, at Montville, where he still resided in Aug. 1874. 5033
1533 IV. Agnes Whitney, b. at East Granville, Mass,, 28 March 1806; married by Rev. Mr. Porter, Presbyterian, at Granby, Conn., 24 Dec. 1828, to Horace Gillett, son of Levi and Permelia (Totten) Gillett. He died in Southwick, Mass., 20 Aug. 1848, and was buried in Granby, Conn. She was married (2d), in Westfield, Mass., by Rev. James Twombley, Methodist, 10 Oct. 1852, to Richard Steer, a farmer, born 4 Nov. 1800, son of Elisha and Lois (Aldrich) Steer. She dwelt in Granby, one year; in Southwick, twenty years; in Westfield, six months; and was living in Fowler, Ohio, in Aug. 1874. 5046
1534 V. Marcus Israel Whitney, b. at East Granville, Mass., 8 Feb. 1808; a carpenter and joiner; married, 16 Ap. 1834, at Granville, Susan Abigail Tryon, dau. of Benjamin and Abigail (Cooley) Tryon, of East Granville, where she was born 17 Sept. 1815. They have lived in East Granville, in Westfield, Mass., and in Southwick, Mass., which last was their home in July 1876. When fifty-four years old, he enlisted in Co. F, 27th Reg., Mass. Volunteers; and participated in thirteen battles and skirmishes within three weeks. 5050
1535 VI. William Lewis Whitney, b. at East Granville, Mass., 17 June 1809; married in 1832, at Granby, Conn., Emeline Holcombe, dau. of Elijah and Betsey (Ives) Holcombe, of Southwick, Mass., where she was 5056
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