Family:Whitney, Hephzibah (c1763-c1796)

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Hephzibah5 Whitney (Henry4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Henry5 and Elizabeth (Lobdell) Whitney, was born about 1763, Ridgefield, CT, and died Feb 1795 or 1796, Hempstead Harbor, NY. She was buried in the Harbor Hill Cemetery.

She married, 1779, Ridgefield, CT, Nicholas Wilson,[1] son of Nicholas and Betsey (-----) Wilson. He was born 1759, Hempstead Harbor, NY, and died Mar 1812, Nine Partners, Dutchess Co., NY. He was buried in a Friends' cemetery, perhaps that in Washington, NY.

Phoenix says the following:

... a paper-manufacturer .... They settled at Hempstead Harbor, where he owned a paper-mill. .... He moved to "Nine Partners," Dutchess Co., N.Y., where he died in March 1812. .... His family-record was accidentally lost or destroyed several years ago.

Children of Nicholas and Hephzibah5 (Whitney) Wilson:

i. Elizabeth Wilson, b. 23 Aug 1780, Hempstead Harbor, NY; m. John Van Ranst.
ii. Abigail Wilson, b. 14 Feb 1782, Hempstead Harbor, NY; m.(1) William Jones; m.(2) John Nafew.
iii. Henry Wilson, b. 27 Feb 1784, Hempstead Harbor, NY; m. Nancy Sickles.
iv. Phebe Wilson, b. 29 Jul 1787, Hempstead Harbor, NY; m. John Grace.
v. William Onderdonk Wilson, b. 21 Oct 1789, Hempstead Harbor, NY; m. Aurelia Osborn.
vi. Nicholas Wilson, b. 16 Jan 1792, Hempstead Harbor, NY; m. Mary Bradshaw.
vii. Hephzibah Wilson, b. 11 Nov 1794, New York, NY; m. Henry EnEarl.


1.^  "Hepzebah [Whitney], m. Nicholas WILSON, [ ] Dec 1779," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Ridgefield 1:154.

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