Family:Whitney, Joshua (1751-1796)

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Joshua5 Whitney (Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Matthias4 and Alice (Robbins) Whitney, was born 23 Nov 1751, Killingly, CT,[1] and died 21 Sep 1796.[2]

He married, 6 Apr 1775, Rutland, VT, Lydia Bowen Day, daughter of David and Hannah (Titus) Day. She was born 30 Sep 1752, Attleborough, MA.

Revolutionary War soldier.

He lived in 1781 at Killingly, CT.

Pierce says the following:[3]

After his death she married again to a Mr. WARDSWORTH, and d. Oct. 15, 1817. He was a farmer. He d. Sept. 21, 1796; res. Rutland, Vt., and Avon, N.Y.

Children of Joshua5 and Lydia Bowen (Day) Whitney:

i. Elkanah6 Whitney, b. circa 1776, Rutland, VT; m. Cemantha -----.
ii. Sarah Whitney, b. circa 1780.
iii. Joshua Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1782, Rutland, VT; m. Huldah Markham.
iv. Hannah Whitney, b. circa 1784, Rutland, VT.
v. David Whitney, b. circa 1786, Rutland, VT; m. Nancy Moore.





3.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 112.

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