Family:Whitney, Zerviah (1732-?)

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Zerviah5 Whitney (Ezekiel4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), daughter of Ezekiel4 and Sarah (Parke) Whitney, was born 11 Mar 1731/2, Pomfret, CT,[1], or 15 Mar 1732 at Pomfret, CT.

Zerviah "of Plainfield" married, 1 Nov 1749, Kent, CT, Reuben McWethy, son of David and Abigail (Park) McWethy, by Rev. Cyrus Marsh. He was born 13 Aug 1731, Voluntown, CT.

Children of Reuben and Zerviah5 (Whitney) McWethy:

i. Silas McWethy, b. say 1755; guess by RLW.
ii. Reuben McWethy, b. say 1755; guess by RLW.
iii. Abraham McWethy, b. say 1755; guess by RLW.
iv. Rachel McWethy, b. say 1755; guess by RLW.
v. Ephraim McWethy, b. circa 1762, Preston, CT.


1.^  "Zerviah, d. Ezekiel & Sarah, b. 11 Mar 1731/2," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Pomfret 1:51.

2.^  "Zoruiah ["Zerviah" corrected by Mr. Sanderford], of Plainfield, m. Reuben MCWE[L]THY, 1 Nov 1749, by Cyrus MARSH, pastor," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records, Kent Church 1:101. Also, "Reuben McWethy & Zerviah Whitney of Plainfield, [married] 1 Nov. 1749," according to Bailey, Frederick W., ed., Early Connecticut Marriages, as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800 (1896-1906), Kent, 5:19.

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