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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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Seventh Generation.
4764 VIII. Hannah Jane Purdy, b. at Mamakating, N. Y. 3 Nov. 1816; died at Mamakating, 1 Jan. 1817, and was buried there, in the cemetery of the Daniel Wilson Methodist Episcopal Church.

Chil. of Simon and Mary (Fowler) Wright. 1463

4765 I. Joseph Fowler Wright, b. at Cortlandt, N. Y., 11 Nov. 1800; a tanner, currier and trader; married, 30 July 1828, Emeline Pamelia Leake; and settled in New York City, opening a store for the sale of leather and findings, in Spring Street, near Clinton Market. He died in New York, 17 July 1832, of Asiatic cholera; and was buried there, in St. John's Cemetery. She afterward married Philemon Canfield. 12260
4766 II. James Wright, b. at Cortlandt, N.Y., 26 May 1802; a maker of boots and shoes; married at her father's house in Stony Street, Yorktown, N. Y., 27 Jan. 1824, by Rev. Mr. Wynkoop, pastor of the Crompond Presbyterian Church, to Zillah Hart, who was born in Yorktown, 7 Jan. 1807, dau. of Samuel and Hannah (Garrison) Hart. They settled at Peekskill, N. Y.; went to Owasco, N. Y., 27 May 1836, and thence, in Nov. 1836, to Starkey, N. Y., where he engaged in farming till 1852; then moved to the village of Dundee, in the west part of the same town; and thence, after six years, to Geneva, N. Y. where she died 17 Ap. 1862. She was buried in Dundee. He married (2d), 17 Aug. 1862, Marietta Hathaway, widow of Jonathan Miles, of Woodhull, N. Y, She was born in Milo, N. Y., 18 Oct. 1816, dau. of Abner and Hannah (Kirk) Hathaway, who came from Morris Co., N. J. They settled in Bath, N. Y.; and, after four years, moved to Kansas City, Mo., where they were living, at 1312 Summit Street, in Sept. 1874. 12262
4767 III. Mary Wright, twin, b. at Cortlandt N. Y., 12 Feb. 1804; died of influenza, at her father's house, 18 Ap. 1825; and was buried, with her mother, in the Presbyterian church-yard at Crompond, N. Y.
4768 IV. Eliza Wright, twin, b. at Cortlandt, N. Y., in Feb. 1804; and died in infancy, about the same time that her mother did.

Chil. of Robert and Elizabeth (Fowler) McKune. 1465

4769 I. Mary Ann McKune, b. at Mamakating, N. Y., 9 Sept. 1810; married at Harmony, Penn., 3 June 1830, James Comfort, a blacksmith, 12264
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