Family:Whitney, Hannah (1746-1784)

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Hannah5 Whitney (Daniel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), daughter of Daniel4 and Hester (Clawson) Whitney, was born 2 Sep 1746, Stamford, CT, [1] was baptized 7 Jun 1747, Stamford, CT,[2] and died 1784.

She married, 30 Jan 1769, Stamford, CT, Jacob Wardwell,[3] of Stamford, son of William and Margery (-----) Wardwell. He was born 19 Aug 1744, Stamford, CT.

He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War.

Children of Jacob and Hannah5 (Whitney) Wardwell:

i. Joseph Wardwell, b. -----; d. Catskill, NY; m. 11 Jun 1798, Stamford, CT, Elizabeth Scudder, d. Catskill, NY; settled in Stamford, and removed to Catskill, NY.
ii. Esther Wardwell, b. -----; d. ca. 1820, New York, NY; m. Joseph Reynolds, of New York, NY, d. not long after 1820, New York, NY.
iii. Rebecca Wardwell, b. -----; d. New York, NY; m.(1) William Peck, of Stamford or Greenwich, CT; m.(2) William Henry King, d. ca. 1822, News York, NY.
iv. Polly Wardwell, b. 19 Feb 1775, Stamford, CT; d. Stamford, CT; m. 23 Dec 1798, Stamford, CT, John Judson, Jr., b. 30 Jun 1772, Stamford, CT, d. Stamford, CT, son of John and Charity (Smith) Judson.
v. Sally Wardwell, b. ca. 1777, Stamford, CT; d. 10 Nov 1823, New York, NY, of quick consumption; bur. Kingsbridge, NY; m. Rufus Schofield, of Stamford, d. Jul 1854, Greenwich, CT, bur. Greenwich, CT; res. Stamford, then in May 1823, Kingsbridge, NY; then in Oct 1823, Thompson Street, New York, NY.
vi. Nancy Wardwell, b. -----, Stamford, CT; d. aft. 1823, New York, NY; m. William Wallace, d. aft. 1823, New York, NY; a shoemaker; res. New York, NY.
vii. Betsey Wardwell, b. -----; d. ca. 1815, New York, NY, of yellow fever; m. William, Crawford, not long after 1815, New York, NY; res. Henry St., New York, NY.
viii. Alexander Wardwell, b. -----; res. Catskill, NY.
ix. William Wardwell, b. -----; res. Catskill, NY.


1.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. Daniel & Ester, b. 2 Sep 1746," according to Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Stamford 1:75.

2.^  "June 7, 1747-Hannah Whitney to Esther [Hester Clason], wife of Daniel" baptized, according to Stamford First Congregational Church Records.

3.^  "Jacob Wardwell & Hannah Whitney, [married] 30 Jan. 1769," according to Bailey, Frederick W., ed., Early Connecticut Marriages, as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800 (1896-1906), Stamford, 6:52.

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