Mailing List:2002-02-01 05, Re: David Whitney connection to Abel Whtney, by Karl H. Schwerin

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From: karl h schwerin <schwerin -at- unm.edu> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] David Whitney connection to Abel Whtney Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 08:12:20 -0700 (MST) In-Reply-To: <00c201c1aa8e$307d98e0$e9393218@bur.adelphia.net> Hi Noreen, Yes, you are right about Prof. David Whitney's ancestry, except that his grandfather was Daniel, not David. Here is the complete line of his descent from John Whitney: Descent of DAVID DAY WHITNEY 1. John WHITNEY = Elinor _______ | | 2. vi. Jonathan = Lydia Jones WHITNEY | | 3. ix. Joseph = Rebecca Burge WHITNEY | | 4. ii. Joseph = Abigail Nutting WHITNEY | | 5. ii. Benjamin = Mary Turner WHITNEY | | 6.iii. David = Susanna Huntington WHITNEY | | 7. iii. Daniel = Julia Hall WHITNEY | | 8. ix Cyrus H. = Luthera S. Sprague WHITNEY | ______________________________________________________|___________________ | | | | | | | | | | | | || | 9. Daniel A David Day = KathrynS. Lee Roy Gladys L. Audra D. WHITNEY Stillman Bunce (1878-1965) (1877-1937) On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, Noreen wrote: > Hi again Karl, > > I have heard a little about the David Whitney who was a professor etc though not much so thanks for sharing the info on him with all of us! > This David however I think must have been one of the descendants of the David who came from Pepperell to Tunbridge with his brothers, one of whom was my gggg Abel. In fact David did have a son named David and this may have been the obr you were refering to. David Sr's wife was Sussanah Harrington. David Jr's wife was Lydia Parker. (See excerpts at WRF of Fred Farnham Whitney's book publised in 1977. I also have copies I made from the book at the Univ. of VT if you'd like me to E mail them too you I'd be happy to do so. But anyway it goes you and I are still related! > > It is kind of neat for me that the Daivid you speak of is connected to Nebraska as that is where my father was from (Omaha) and where I have tons of relatives....my grandparents were devout Irish Catholics who had 16 children so need I say more (smile). > I'll be in touch with you again A.S.A.P Til then ...all my best... > Your "Cousin", > Noreen Maloney LaTour > Burlington,VT > > > Karl SchwerinSnailMail: Dept. of Anthropology Univ. of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131 e-mail: schwerin -at- unm.edu Cultural anthropology...is valuable because it is constantly rediscovering the normal. Edward Sapir (1949:151)


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