son of Enoch4 and Thankful (Parke) Whitney,
was born 24 May 1734, Plainfield, CT, and baptized 7 Jul 1743, Preston, CT.
Sandiford makes him identical to Samuel Whitney of Woodbury, CT, q.v., but proof seems to be lacking.
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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