Family:Whitney, Abigail (1754-1834)

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Abigail5 Whitney (David4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), daughter of David4 and Elizabeth (Hyatt) Whitney, was born 3 Apr 1754, Norwalk, CT,[1] and died 22 Sep 1834, Five Mile River, Norwalk, CT, aged 81 years.

She married, 6 Jul 1775, Five Mile River, Norwalk, CT, John Reed,[2] son of John Reed. He was born 29 Dec 1754, Five Mile River, Norwalk, CT, and died 19 Dec 1825, Five Mile River, Norwalk, CT.

Phoenix says the following:

... a mechanic .... They settled at Five Mile River .... He was a soldier in the Revolutionary war.

Children of John and Abigail5 (Whitney) Reed:

i. John Reed, b. 8 Jan 1776, Five Mile River, Norwalk, CT; d. 1 Nov 1777, Five Mile River, Norwalk, CT.
ii. John Reed, b. 1 Nov 1778, Five Mile River, Norwalk, CT; m.(1) Phebe Selleck; m.(2) Chloe Olmstead; m.(3) Martha Hoyt.
iii. Betsey Reed, b. 29 Jun 1784, Five Mile River, Norwalk, CT; m. Thomas Reed.
iv. Moses Whitney Reed, b. 14 Dec 1787, Five Mile River, Norwalk, CT; m. Polly Betsey Middlebrook; m.(2) Hannah Haight.
v. Roswell Reed, b. 8 Jun 1795, Five Mile River, Norwalk, CT; m. Ruth Hoyt.

References

1.^  "Abigail [Whitney], d. David & Elizabeth, b. 3 Apr 1754[1755]," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk LR18:27.

2.^  "Abba [Whitney], m. John REED, 6 Jul 1775," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk LR18:7.


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