Mailing List:2006-03-25 06, Re: Trip to Salt Lake City, by Karl H. Schwerin

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From: karl h schwerin <schwerin -at-> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Trip to Salt Lake City Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2006 16:30:55 -0700 (MST) References: <000001c65039$d348cf40$> In-Reply-To: <000001c65039$d348cf40$> Tim - Glad your visit to Salt Lake City was so productive. Your finds are really exciting. I'm looking forward to seeing these records on the WRG wiki website. On Sat, 25 Mar 2006, Tim Doyle wrote: > Hello fellow Whitney researchers: > > Last night I returned from a week in Salt Lake City where I spent time > researching quite a few Whitney records as well as some of my other lines. > What did I obtain for the Whitneys? Here's a list: > > * Photocopies of the original Merchant Tailor records for John 1607, Richard > 1613, and Robert 1624. > > * Photocopies of the original Westminster administration records for Thomas > 1621, John Bray 1615, Gertrude 1610, Frances 1643, Thomas Jr. 1637/8, and > Thomas Sr. 1637/8. > > * Photocopies of the original church registers of St. Mary Aldermary with > several early Whitneys listed. > > * Photocopies of the original church registers of St. Gregory by St. Paul's > containing two marriages for Thomas Whitney(s). > > * Photocopies of the original church registers from Isleworth containing the > early records for John Whitney, among others. > > ... And for my own Whitney lineage... > > * Photocopies of the original town and/or church registers for Shirley, > Lunenburg, and Montague, MA. > > * Photocopies of the original land record when Ezra Whitney left Montague, > MA. > > * Photocopies of the original Town and Land Records for Athens, VT. > > * Copies from several books on Rockingham, VT. > > * Index for Whitney probate records in Allegany Co., NY. > > * Photocopies of all Whitneys in the 1855, 1865, and 1875 NY State Census > for Burns, Allegany, NY. > > > Interesting tidbits: > > The marriage record for John Whitney and Elinor (-----) is not recorded in > Isleworth for the years 1612, 1613, 1614, 1615, 1617, 1619, or 1620. It was > not located in 1616 though some records are unreadable, nor was it located > in 1618, though the second half of the marriage records for that year are > unreadable. > > There were two women by the name of Elinor who were born in Isleworth at > about the right time to be our Elinor, though at this point these are just > tantilizing possibilities... Elinor Nichols, dau of Henry Nichols, b. 31 > ___ 1597; and Elinor Baull, dau of Willyam Baull (Ball), b. 2 Apr 1598. > > An appraisal for the real and personal estate of Moses-6 Whitney (Ezra-5, > John-4, Isaiah-3, Thomas-2, John-1, Thomas-A) was taken in 1815 by order of > the Justices of the Peace of Windham County, and he is described as 'Moses > Whitney late of Athens (man absconded to parts unknown)' > > I've got a lot of catching up to do here around the house after being away > for a week, but I plan to scan many of these early records and place them on > the new WRG website at <a href=""></a> > > > Happy Hunting! > > Tim > > > > Karl SchwerinSnailMail: Dept. of Anthropology Univ. of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131 e-mail: schwerin -at- Cultural valuable because it is constantly rediscovering the normal. Edward Sapir (1949:151)

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