Mailing List:1999-11-16 19, Richard Whitney - Rev. War Soldier, by Jeanne Muse
Mailing List Archives > 1999-11-16 19, Richard Whitney - Rev. War Soldier, by Jeanne Muse
From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse -at- compuserve.com> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Richard Whitney - Rev. War Soldier Date: Tue, 16 Nov 1999 14:22:52 -0500 Here is yet another descendant of Henry Whitney of Long Island and Connecticut matched up with the pension files: Virgil D. White, Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, Volume III: N-Z (Waynesboro, Tennessee: The National Historical Publishing Company, 1992), p. 3815-6. Richard, MA Line, Ruth, W25996, sol was a son of Richard & Esther Whitney & he was b 6 Dec 1759 at Ridgefield MA & he m Ruth daughter of Daniel & Sarah Willson on 8 Apr 1784 & she was b 16 Mar 1765 & their children shown were; Henry b 14 Jan 1786, Electa b 1 Nov 1788, Thomas b 25 Oct 1791 & Richard b 16 Jul 1795, sol lived at Lee in Berkshire Co MA when he enl, sol appl 12 Oct 1832 at Chautauqua in Chautauqua Co NY, sol d 10 May 1844 & his wid appl 6 Apr 1847 at Chautauqua NY, a son Richard Whitney aged 51 made aff'dt 6 Apr 1847 & stated he had lived at Chautauqua NY for 26 yrs & had been a JP & postmaster for said town & he stated he was b at Paris in Oneida Co NY & at age of 25 he moved from there to Chautauqua NY, wid's bro Daniel Willson was aged 73 on 13 May 1846 & he made aff'dt in Wyoming Co NY & stated his sis Ruth m Richard Whitney at Lenox in Berkshire Co MA, wid's sis Sarah Rogers aged 79 & the wife of John Rogers mad aff'dt 22 Apr 1847 at Charlton in Saratoga Co NY, family data shown was; Thomas Whitney d 8 Feb 1844 aged 52 yrs 3 mths 13 days, Aurelia wife of Henry Whitney d 3 Mar 1847 aged 52 yrs 6 mths 20 days & Henry Whitney d 6 Mar 1847 aged 61 yrs 1 mth 20 days He was Richard-5 WHITNEY (Richard-4, John-3, Richard-2, Henry-1) son of Richard and Esther (CLARK) Whitney b. 6 Dec 1759 Ridgefield, Connecticut; d. 10 May 1844 Magnolia, New York; m. on 8 Apr 1784 in Lenox, Massachusetts, Ruth WILSON (b. 16 Mar 1765 Ridgefield, Ct; d. 28 Oct 1851 Magnolia, NY). They had 4 children. All of the information given above for the children and spouses matches exactly what we have in our Henry database.
- -) Jeanne
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