Mailing List:2000-07-27 01, Re: susannah martin, by Carolyn Whitney Branagan

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From: Christopher Branagan <slainte -at- together.net> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] susannah martin Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 21:49:04 -0400 References: <397C4ABC.3CF55146@together.net> <003901bff5cb$8f037d40$40383218@bur.adelphia.net> <397EE08C.E6C695E7@together.net> Carolyn wrote: > Hi Noreen! There are two connections that I know of between the Whitney family > and Susannah Martin, one of the women tried and hung for witchcraft in Salem > in 1692. > > The first one is this: > > Ella Elizabeth Peasley married John Carlton Whitney (John, Samuel, Benjamin, > John, Benjamin, John) in 1886 in Everett, Mass. The Peasley line is as follows: > 1. Joseph Peasley (the immigrant) married Mary Johnson > 2. Joseph Peasley married Ruth Barnard > 3. John Peasley married Mary Martin ( Mary's father was John Martin, his mother > was Susannah) > 4.Nathan Peasley married Lydia Grove > 5.Reuben Peasley married Judith Noyes > 6.Reuben Peasley married Ruth Putnam > 7.Moses Flint Peasley married Sally Follensbee Bradley > 8. Moses Flint Peasley married Elizabeth Julia Potter > 9. Ella Peasley married John Carlton Whitney > > The second one I have only recently become aware of and it was through > information provided by Linda Bastarache of the WRG. According to Linda , > the second connection between the Whitneys and Susannah Martin is this: > > Barbara Winslow married Alexander Whitney . We are not sure how or if > Alexander connects to John and Elinor, but......he is a Whitney. Barbara > Winslow's line is as follows: > 1.Joseph Peasley (the immigrant) married Mary Johnson > 2.Joseph Peasley married Ruth Barnard > 3. John Peasley married Mary Martin ( the same Mary Martin as above, daughter of > John and granddaughter of Susannah) > 4. Sarah Peasley married Peter Morrell > 5. Ruth Morrell married Samuel Winslow > 6. Hezekiah Winslow married Phebe Doughty > 7. Barbara Winslow married Alexander Whitney > > If you come across any other connections, could you let me know? I've been > studying the Whitneys for quite a while, but have only recently begun studying > the Peasleys. They are a fascinating family with connections to Penobscot > tribe of Maine. > Keep in touch, from , Carolyn Whitney Branagan > > vttrails wrote: > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: Chris Branagan <slainte -at- together.net> > > To: <WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com> > > Sent: Monday, July 24, 2000 9:55 AM > > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] susannah martin > > > > > Has there been a connection found between the Whitney family from > > > Watertown and Susannah Martin, who was one of the unfortunate people > > > tried and hung for witchcraft in Salem? > > > from, Carolyn > > > > Hi Carolyn, > > This is the first I've heard about any connection between the Whitneys of > > Watertown and anyone involved in the Salem Witch Trails. I'm curious to know > > more about this..could you tell me what you know and your reason for > > believing there's a connection? Thanks! > > Noreen


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