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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.
618 IV. Charlotte Whitney, b. in Norwalk, Conn., 11 March 1795; married, 19 March 1827, in New York City, as his third wife, Benjamin King Hobart,1 of New York, a school-teacher, bank-clerk, and magistrate, who was born at Southold, L. I., 3 Feb. 1775, son of Samuel and Jerusha (King) Hobart, and g. son of Benjamin King. They lived in Chambers Street, New York, in 1830; afterward at 6 Carlisle Street, New York, till 1849; then settled at 224, now 296, Livingston Street, Brooklyn, N.Y., where he died 9 Feb. 1857, and was buried, 11 Feb. 1857, in Greenwood Cemetery. She died in Orange, N.J., 21 Aug. 1865, and was buried, 23 Aug. 1865, beside her husband, in lot 10658, section 93, Leafy Path, Greenwood Cemetery. 2121
619 V. Elizabeth Ann Whitney, b. in Norwalk, Conn., 18 (town-record says, 19) May 1797; married, 19 Aug. 1823, at Norwalk, by Rev. Sylvester Eaton, Congregational, to Joseph Clark, a carpenter, who was born in Scotland, and came to this country, when six years old, to live with his half-brother, James Clark, and wife Janette, of New York City. They took up their abode in New York, but, about 1840, moved to South Carolina, settling at length in Williston, Barnwell District, where he died 6 May 1872. She died at the home of her eldest daughter, at Blackville, S. C., 23 March 1877. Her family record has been lost, so that dates of birth are not given. 2123
620 VI. Alfred Whitney, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 31 March 1800; a manufacturer of edge-tools; married, 17 Feb. 1825, at Schooner Landing, N. J., by Rev. Edward Page, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church at New Castle, to Rebecca Mayhew, who died, 3 March 1825, only two weeks after marriage. He was married (2d), 21 June 1832, at Philadelphia, Penn.; by Rev. Bartholomew Weed, pastor of Methodist Episcopal Church at Kensington, to Naomi Smith Gray, born at Port Elizabeth, N. J., 5 Oct 1804, dau. of George and Martha (Smith) Gray. They dwelt in Philadelphia, till Dec. 1832; in Bridgeton, N. J., till 1835; in Philadelphia, again, till the Spring of 1843; at Herr's Mills, Penn., till 1845; at Philadelphia, once more, till 1 May 1856; then settled at Delanco, N.J., where he died, 15 July 1871. He was buried in the Union Cemetery, at Beverly, N. J. She was living at Delanco, in June 1875. 2131
621 VII. Esther Whitney, b. in Norwalk, Conn., 1 Ap. 1803; married, 18 March 1825, in Church Street, New York City, at the house of her sister, Elizabeth Ann (Whitney) Clark, by Rev. Dr. Gardiner Spring, pastor of the Brick Presbyterian Church, to Thomas Watlington, a master-mariner, son of Bernard and Elizabeth (White) Watlington, of Santa Cruz, W. I., where he was born 13 Sept. 1796. In the Autumn of 1826, he 2136
1 Benjamin King Hobart first married, 3 June 1798, Sarah Pierson; and second, 16 Oct. 1803, Abigail Willis.
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