Family:Whitney, Henry (1566-a1604)

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Henry Whitney, Gent. (Henry), son of Henry and Anne (Wilford) Whitney, was baptized 12 Oct 1566, St. Bartholomew, London.[1]

He married, 21 Jun 1590, St. Botolph Bishopsgate, London, Anne Saunders.[2] License "1590, June 19 Henry Whitney, Jr., Gent. & Anne Sawnders, Spinster, of the City of London, dau. of Nicholas Sawnders, late of Ewell, co. Surrey, Esq., decd.; Gen. Lic."[3] She was daughter of Nicholas and Isabel (Carew) Saunders of Charlewood, Surrey. For Isabel Carew's noble ancestry, see Tudor Place Website.

On 2 Mar 1594, Henry Whitney was licensed to convey a messuage in Mitcham and Carshalton, in Surrey, to William Travis.

In 1595, Edward Russell, Gent., brought suit against him. See REQ 1/18.

On 1 Mar 1596, Henry Whitney was licensed to convey lands, in Mitcham and Carshalton, to George Smith.[4]

He lived in Mitcham, Surrey, England.

Children of Henry and Anne (Saunders) Whitney:[5]

i. Francis Whitney, bapt. 18 May 1591, Mitcham, Surrey.
ii. Edward Whitney, b. 28 Jul 1592, bapt. 31 Jul 1592, Mitcham, Surrey.
iii. Henry Whitney, bapt. 6 Sep 1593, Mitcham, Surrey.
iv. Anne Whitney, bapt. 30 Sep 1594, Mitcham, Surrey.
v. Janne Whitney, bapt. 7 Dec 1595, Mitcham, Surrey.
vi. Elizabeth Whitney, bapt. 7 May 1597, Mitcham, Surrey.
vii. Raphe Whitney, bapt. 5 Aug 1599, Mitcham, Surrey.
viii. George Whitney, bapt. 26 Oct 1600, Mitcham, Surrey.
ix. Jane Whitney, bapt. 29 Dec 1601, Mitcham, Surrey.
x. John Whitney, bapt. 8 Jan 1604, Mitcham, Surrey; d. 9 Jan 1604, Mitcham, Surrey.


1.^  S. Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England (New York: Priv. Print. [Bradford Press], 1878), p. xxiii.

2.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index, extraction program, batch # M001611.

3.^  Sir George J. Armytage and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Allegations for Marriage Licences Issued by the Bishop of London, 1520 to [1828] (London: The Harleian Society, 1887), p. 187.

4.^  Archive:Memoranda of Whitney in England, Page 9

5.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index, extraction program, batch # C071521.

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