Samuel WHITNEY

Male 1749 - 1822  (72 years)


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  • Name Samuel WHITNEY  [2
    • "The Whitney Family": They lived for a few years, perhaps tll after the Revolutionary War, in Stockbridge, Mass., after which he went with his family to the Sate of New York, living for a time in the large old town of Johnstown, Montgomery Co. (part of which is now in Fulton Co., part in Hamilton Co., and part in Montgomery Co.,) also for a time in the town of German Flats, perhaps in that part which is now Warren, Herkimer Co., and possibly, also in Galway, Saratoga Co. In October, 1793, he settled on the Brothertown Indian lands, in Paris, now Kirkland, New York, where he bought one hundred acres of land fro the State, a part of which lies in the present town of Marshall, the town-line crossing the farm, receiving his deed 1 Sept. 1795; and his grandchildren still own the occupy the farm, though the deed has not yet been proved, acknowledged or recorded. On this farm they died; he, 12 July 1822, aged 72 years; and she, 14 Feb. 1834, aged 79 years. they were buried in a small cemetery on their farm, which is ow known as the Whitney Cemetery. [1]
    Born 12 Oct 1749  Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jul 1822  Kirkland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I61152  Main Tree
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2012 

    Father John WHITNEY,   b. 28 Jan 1717, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1797  (Age > 81 years) 
    Mother Hepzibah OLMSTED,   b. 20 Jun 1726,   d. 20 May 1753, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1746  Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Family ID F24757  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary ST. JOHN,   b. 14 Jan 1755, Sharon, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 03 Jan 1775  Stockbridge, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F22260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S00094] "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" , S. Whitney Phoenix, (Privately Printed, New York - 1878).

    2. [S01702] Ancestry.com: "The Whitney Family of Connecticut, and its Affiliations", S. Whitney, (Name: Name: New York: Privately Printed 1878;;).

    3. [S03882] The History of Ridgefield Connecticut - Marriages & Deaths, by George L. Rockwell.