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The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

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Whitney Family.
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374 III. John Fairchild, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 5 Ap. 1747.
375 IV. Mary Fairchild, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 31 Jan. 1748-9.



Chil. of Daniel and Phebe Fairchild. 62

376 I. Seth Fairchild, b. at Woodbury, Conn., 22 Ap. 1756; lived in Woodbury, and there bought and sold land till 8 Sept. 1794; since which no trace of him has been found.
377 II. Susanna Fairchild, b. at Woodbury, Conn., 18 May 1760; no further record appears.
378 III. Sarah Fairchild, b. at Woodbury, Conn., 24 Jan. 1762; married William Mitchell; and their residence can be traced in Woodbury, till 4 Feb. 1793, when they sold her interest in her mother's dower-lands. Possibly he was that William Mitchell who was bap. in Woodbury, 10 Nov. 1760, son of Peter and Elizabeth Mitchell; if so, they moved to Genesee, N. Y., and had two sons, James and Peter.1



Chil. of Samuel and Hannah (Tuttle) Fairchild. 64

379 I. Sarah Fairchild, b., 9 Nov. 1757, at Norwalk, Conn., where also she married, in 1774, John Gregory; died, 15 Jan. 1795, at Norwalk. He married (2d), 20 Sept. 1795, Nancy Dickinson, who died at Norwalk, 3 Sept. 1798; whereupon he promptly took, 9 Dec. 1798, a third wife, Betsey Betts. 1390
380 II. Gilbert Fairchild, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 21 Oct. 1759; a weaver, and afterward a farmer; married, 24 June 1779, at Norwalk, Hannah Bennett, who was born 20 May 1758. They dwelt in Norwalk till 1800, when they settled in Ridgefield, Conn., and there died (she, 24 Nov. 1816; he, 31 Oct. 1835, "aged 76 years"), and were buried in Titicus Cemetery. He served in the Revolution, from the burning of Norwalk to the close of the war, as sergeant. 1398
381 III. Hannah Fairchild, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 1 May 1763. She kept her brother's house, in Ridgefield, Conn., after his wife's death, and there died, 19 June 1839, "aged 76 years," and was buried in Titicus Cemetery.
382 IV Betty Fairchild, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 19 June 1765.
1 See Cothren's History of Woodbury, p. 637.
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