Family:Whitney, William Lewis (1809-1835)
William Lewis6 Whitney (Samuel Platt5, Uriah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Samuel Platt5 and Martha (Hart)(Owen) Whitney, was born 17 Jun 1809, East Granville, MA, and died Nov 1835, Southwick, MA. He was buried at East Granby, CT.
He married, 1832, Granby, CT, Emeline Holcombe, daughter of Elijah and Betsey (Ives) Holcombe. She was born 24 Oct 1814, Southwick, MA, and died 24 Jan 1893. She was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, MA. She married secondly, 25 Apr 1847 Westfield, MA, George Nelson, of Westfield, MA, and died after Nov 1875.
Phoenix says the following:
- "William Lewis Whitney, b. at East Granville, Mass., 17 June 1809; married in 1832, at Granby, Conn., Emeline Holcombe, dau. of Elijah and Betsey (Ives) Holcombe, of Southwick, Mass., where she was born in 1814. He died in Nov. 1835, at Southwick, and was buried at East Granby, Conn. She married (2d), George Nelson, of Westfield, Mass., and was living there in Nov. 1875."
Children of William Lewis6 and Emeline (Holcombe) Whitney:
i. William Hiram7 Whitney, b. Apr 1834, Southwick, MA; m. Rosina Bpstock Carlton.
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), pp. 330-331 and p. 879.