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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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Sixth Generation.
till 1859; in Chicago, Ill., till 1866; on a farm at Coffee Creek, Ind., till Aug. 1868, when they removed to Valparaiso, Indiana.
599 X. Selina Whitney, b. in Walton, N. Y., 10 Oct 1816; died, 13 Sept 1836, in New York City, and was buried in a small cemetery in Williamsburgh, L. I., and afterward removed to Cypress Hills Cemetery, Newtown, L. I.
600 XI. Minott Whitney, b. in Walton, N. Y., 29 July 1818; died, 4 Nov. 1818, at Walton, and was buried there.

Child of Samuel Whitney, by first wife. 131

601 I. Samuel Whitney, b. in Connecticut, 10 Feb. 1779; a mariner and fisherman; went with his father, at the close of the Revolutionary War, to St. John, New Brunswick, and lived, during most of his minority, with Silas Ferry, of Roseway, Shelburn Co., Nova Scotia. He married at North East Harbor, N. S., Margaret Swain, who was born at North East Harbor, 23 March 1782, dau. of John1 and Jerusha (Snow) Swain, originally from Nantucket. He settled at North East Harbor, and there died, 5 Feb. 1864, aged 85 years. She died at North East Harbor, 9 Jan. 1864, aged nearly 79 years. They were buried at North East Harbor. 2074

Child of Samuel and Anne (Guire) Whitney. 131

602 II. Richard Whitney, b. at St. John, New Brunswick, 2 Sept 1783; died, unmarried, in New York City, 17 March 1808, and was buried in Trinity Church graveyard.
603 III. Henry Whitney, b. in St. John, N. B., 8 June 1785; unmarried; died, 17 May 1806, at St. John, and was there buried.
604 IV. Archibald Whitney, b. in St. John, N. B., 25 Aug. 1787; died, 28 July 1788, in St. John, and was buried there.
605 V. Charles Whitney, b. in St. John, N. B., 29 Aug. 1789; an officer of the Commissariat; married, 1 Sept 1816, at St. John, Sally Forrester Stanton, widow of ----- Harding, born in St. John, 8 Dec. 1794, dau. of Benjamin and Mary (Forrester) Stanton. He resided, with very short exceptions, at St. John; and there died, 8 Oct 1855, and was buried. She was yet living at St. John, in Jan. 1874. 2080
  1 He was, doubtless, descended, but how we know not, from Richard Swain, who came to N. E. in the Truelove in 1635, was freeman 13 March 1639, had settled in Nantucket in 1663, and died 14 Ap. 1682. See Savage's Genealogical Dictionary.
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