Family:Whitney, Samuel (1734-?)

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Samuel5 Whitney (Enoch4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of Enoch4 and Thankful (Parke) Whitney, was born 24 May 1734, Plainfield, CT,[1] and baptized 7 Jul 1743, Preston, CT.[2]

Sandiford makes him identical to Samuel Whitney of Woodbury, CT,[3] q.v., but proof seems to be lacking.

References

1.^  "Sam[ue]ll [Whitney], s. Enoch & Thankful, b. 24 May 1734"," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Plainfield 1:67.

2.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Amos, bap. 7 Jul 1743," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Preston 7:73. Also, "Sam[ue]ll, John, Asa, Hannah, Susanna & Rosanna [Whitney], children of Enoch, bp. 7 Jul 1743," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records, Griswold First Congregational Church 1:74.

3.^  Edward Raymond Sandiford, Some More Descendants of John and Elinor Whitney (Bloomfield, NJ: The author, 1941), p. 2.


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