Family:Whitney, Samuel (c1720-s1780)

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Samuel's Locations

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Samuel4 Whitney (Joshua3, David2, Samuel1), was born circa 1720, Bermuda, and died say 1780.

He married Agnes Bynum, daughter of James Bynum.

Children of Samuel and Agnes (Bynum) Whitney:

i. John5 Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1749/50, NC.
ii. (perhaps) Samuel Whitney, d. ca. 1794, Martin Co., NC; apparently unmarried.
iii. (perhaps) Mary Whitney, m. ----- Joyner. This was probably Thomas Joyner whose sister Winnefred married George Forrest, the "friend" listed in Mary's brother Samuel Whitney's will. Mary Whitney Joyner had a son Whitney Joyner, enumerated alone on the 1810 census in Martin Co., NC, age 26-45 (b. ca. 1765-1784).
iv. (perhaps) Elizabeth Whitney, m. ----- Reaves.

Note: Samuel Whitney mentions his two sisters in his will. If he does belong to this family, then they do as well.

Note: Samuel's son John had a grandson named Reaves Whitney, which may indicate that Elizabeth (Whitney) Reaves does belong to this family.


p.98, 21 June 1763, I James son William Bynam one feather bed & my Grandson John Bynam son of William Bynam one Negro man Named Daughter Agnes Whitney five son Nicholas Bynam one feather bed and grandson James Bynam son of Nicholas Bynam one Negro wench Named Daughter Mary Dill wife of Philip Dill one Negro man named samul...James (his mark) Bynum. April Court 1763. - Slaves Named in Wills, Halifax County, North Carolina, 1758-1854, King George County, Virginia, 1721-1804.


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