The Whitney Family of Connecticut, and Its Affiliations; Being an Attempt to Trace the Descendants, as Well in the Female as the Male Lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878 Volume 1

The Whitney Family of Connecticut, and Its Affiliations; Being an Attempt to Trace the Descendants, as Well in the Female as the Male Lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878 Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...20 May 1813, dau. of David and Sally (Marlett) Baker. She was a member of the Baptist Church in Penfield; and died there, 25 Dec. 1866, of consumption, without children; and was buried, 28 Dec. 1866, in the cemetery one mile northeast of Penfield Village. His home was still at Penfield, in Sept. 1874. Chil. of Asa and Catharine (Leggett) Whitney. I. Edwin Reed Whitney, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 30 June 1798; died, 2 Aug. 1799, at Norwalk. II. William Reed Whitney, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 5 Oct. 1799; a jeweller; married, 15 May 1824, Ann Isabella Powell, born 23 March 1804, dau. of Thomas Powell, a farmer, of Flushing, L. I. He died 16 Dec. 1824, his place of business being then in Wall Street, near Broadway, New York City. III. Catharine Whitney, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 12 Aug. 1801; died, 10 May 1803, at Norwalk. IV. Edwin Leggett Whitney, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 15 July 1803; a whip-maker, and in the closing years of his life, a grocer; married in New York City, 22 Feb. 1825, Joanna Eliza Bicknell, who was born in Portsmouth, England, 20 Oct. 1809, and, when quite young, came to New York with her parents, Joseph and Margaret Bicknell. He settled in New York, residing there till about 1835, and then removed to 29 Strawberry Street, Philadelphia, Penn., where she died 6 May 1836. She was buried in Philadephia. He married (2d), 26 March 1837, nn Rebecca Bevan, a native of Philadelphia. He died, 27 Ap. 1841, in Philadelphia, and was buried there. V. Henry Whitney, b. in Norwalk, Conn., 25 July 1805; died, 16 Sept. 1805. VI. Thomas Richard Whitney, b. in Norwalk, Conn., 30 Ap. 1807; author and engraver; married, 7 Oct. 1727, at Wilton, Conn., Elizabeth Comstock, who was born 6 Nov. 1808, and died in New York City, 13 March 1840. He married (2d), 22...show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 476g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893336
  • 9781236893338