Family:Whitney, John (1754-1807)

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John5 Whitney (John4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of John4 and Elizabeth (Adams) Whitney, was born 3 Feb 1754, Lebanon, CT,[1] and died 4 Aug 1807, Canaan, CT, aged 53 years, buried Canaan, CT. He has a Revolutionary War marker on his grave.[2]

John married firstly, Anne -----.

John married secondly, 17 Feb 1777, Canaan, CT, Hannah Belden[3], daughter of Charles and Hannah (Hogeboon) Belden. She was born 9 Sep 1757, Canaan, CT.

He was also known as Capt. John Whitney.

There were no known children of John5 and Anne (-----) Whitney.

Children of John5 and Hannah (Belden) Whitney, both born Canaan, CT:

i. (child)6 Whitney, b. Nov 1785; d. 29 May 1786, Canaan, CT, aged 6 months, bur. North Canaan, CT.
ii. John Whitney, b. circa 1786 (calculated from age at death per Church records); d. 13 Mar 1809, Canaan, CT; aged 23 years, bur. Canaan, CT[4][5].

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References

1.^  "John [Whitney], s. [John & Elizabeth], b. 3 Feb 1754," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Lebanon, vol. 1, p. 335.

2.^  "Whitney, Capt. John, died Aug. 4, 1807 age 53 (Rev. War)", according to his gravestone at Under Mountain Cemetery, Canaan, CT.

3.^  1st Congregational Church Records of Canaan, Connecticut, 1741 – 1850, LDS #3948, Vol. 1, page 7. Also, "John Whitney & Hannah Belden, [married] 17 Feb. 1777," according to Bailey, Frederick W., ed., Early Connecticut Marriages, as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800 (1896-1906), Canaan, 7:72.

4.^  1st Congregational Church Records of Canaan, Connecticut, 1741 – 1850, LDS #3948, Vol. 2, page 28. "March 18th 1809 John Whitney [died] 23". These Church records show his age as 23 while the below reference states his age as 13. It is more probable that he is 23 and born a year after the death of his infant sibling.

5.^  "Whitney, John died Mar 18, 1809, age 13", according to his gravestone at Under Mountain Cemetery, Canaan, CT.


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