Family:Whitney, Ebenezer (1739-a1807)

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Ebenezer5 Whitney (Elnathan4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Elnathan4 and Sarah (Perry) Whitney, was born 19 Mar 1738/9, Waltham, MA,[1] and died after 1807, NC.[2]

He "son of Elnathan, New England" married, 30 Apr 1777, NC, Jemima Powell, daughter of Henry Powell. She was born circa 1750, NC. She had married firstly, before 1777, ----- Hall. She got a certificate to Center Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina.

He was taxed in 1779 in Randolph Co., NC and in 1786 in Wayne Co., NC.[3]

He appeared on the census of 1790, NC. He appeared on the census of 1800, NC.

Children of Ebenezer5 and Jemima (Powell) Whitney:

i. Elizabeth6 Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1780, NC.
ii. Ransom Whitney, b. 12 Jul 1782, NC.
iii. Demsey Whitney, b. 5 May 1784, NC; m. Sarah Hoogen.
iv. Eli Whitney, b. 11 Sep 1788, NC; m. Amy Cox.
v. Ebenezer Whitney, b. say 1790; appeared on the census of 1820, NC.



1.^  "Ebenezer [Whitny], s. Elnathan and Sarah, [born] Mar. 19, 1738-9," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904).


3.^  Clarence E. Ratcliff, North Carolina Taxpayers, 1679-1790, Vol. 2 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984), p. 217; Clarence E. Ratcliff, North Carolina Taxpayers, 1701-1786 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), p. 219.

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