Family:Whitney, Kate (s1775-a1797)
Kate Whitney, parentage unknown, was born say 1775, and died after 1797.
She was a negro slave of Samuel Canfield, Esq.
Children of Kate Whitney by an unknown father, possibly a Caucasian:
i. Belden Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1797 (twin), New Milford, CT; m. Ruth -----. ii. Shelden Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1797 (twin), New Milford, CT; m. 23 Feb 1834, Sharon, CT, Irena Anthony, of Kent, by Frederick Gridley.
1.^ "Belden Whitney and Shelden Whitney twin sons of Kate a negro servant of Saml. Canfield Edsq. born on the 28th day of Sept. 1797," according to "Colleen Cyr, "Some New Milford Slaves & Their Descendants", The Connecticut Nutmegger vol. 36, no. 2 (Sep 2003):252-253.