Family:Whitney, Lewis Smith (1787-1848)

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Lewis Smith6 Whitney (Timothy5, David4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Timothy5 and Anna (Wood) Whitney, was born 29 Aug. 1787, Norwalk, CT,[1] and died 30 Jul 1848, Norwalk, CT. aged 60 years.[2]

He married, 1 Jan 1811, Poundridge, NY, or Norwalk, CT, Sally Hall,[3] daughter of Enos and Sarah (Griswold) Hall. She was born 16 Feb 1790, Middletown, CT, and died 30 Jun 1861, Norwalk, CT.

Phoenix says the following:

. . . a carpenter and cooper . . . . Having been left without a mother, when young, she lived, till her marriage, in the family of her uncle, Phineas Hill, in Danbury and Norwalk, Conn. They settled at Norwalk, and there died . . ., and were buried."

Children of Lewis Smith6 and Sally (Hall) Whitney:

i. Lewis Le Grand7 Whitney, b. 24 Oct 1811, Norwalk, CT;[4] m. Rebecca (Webb) Knapp.
ii. Francis Edmund Whitney, b. 31 Mar 1813, Norwalk, CT;[5] d. 9 Aug 1821, and was buried in New York, NY.
iii. Harriet Newell Whitney, b. 2 Apr 1820, Norwalk, CT; m. John Taylor.
iv. Maria Louisa Whitney, b. 29 May 1822, New York, NY; m. 31 May 1846, Norwalk, CT, William Chappell Adams "of Danbury".[6]
v. Myra Emeline Whitney, b. 26 Jun 1826, Norwalk, CT; "of Norwalk" m. 1 Jun 1845, Norwalk, CT, George Gilbert Pennoyer "of Danbury".[7]

Census

492 403 George G. Pennoyer 26 M - Hatter Conn. Mira E. " 24 F - " Francis L. " 2 M - " Sally Whitney 60 F - $2500 "

841 1093 Sally Whitney 68 F - $2500 $150 Conn. Emma E. Penoyer 34 F - " Wm. M. " 7 M - " Attended school

References

1.^  "Lewis [Whitney], s. Timothy & Abigail, b. 29 Aug 1787," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk LR18:4.

2.^  "Lewis [Whitney], carpenter, d. 30 Jul 1848, ae 60," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk 1:49/

3.^  "Lewis [Whitney], m. Sally HALL, 1 Jan 1811," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk LR19:11.

4.^  "Lewis Legrand [Whitney], s. Lewis & Sally, b. 24 Oct 1811," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk LR19:11.

5.^  "Francis Edmond [Whitney], s. Lewis & Sally, b. 31 Mar 1813," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk LR19:11.

6.^  "Maria L. [Whitney], m. William C. ADAMS, of Danbury, this day [dated 31 May 1846], by Edwin HALL," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk 1:32.

6.^  "Myra C., of Norwalk, m. George PENNOYER, of Danbury, this day [1 Jun 1845, dated], by Edwin HALL," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk 1:30.


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