Samuel WHITNEY

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  • Name Samuel WHITNEY  [1
    • "Whitney Family of Connecticut": b. in Stratford, Conn., 13 Dec 1727; married 26 March 1751, in Stratford, Hannah judson. She was pretty surely the daughter of Capt. james and Martha (Lewis) Judson, who were married in Stratford, 18 Dec 1712; for "Martha Judson, of Stratford, widow of Capt. James Judson, late of Stratford, deceased," released, 30 Sep. 1754 to "Samuel Whitney and Hannah Whitney, wife to ye sd Samll, both of sd Stratford," all her right of dower in "fifteen acres of land Divided or Distributed and set off to ye sd Hannah wife to ye sd Samll Whitnee of Buckswamp in said Stratford, sd fifteen acres being north on ye land of Willm Curtis, east on David Jusdon, Joseph Jusdon and james Judson's land," &c. She died in Stratford, of small-pos, 23 Dec 1760. he was appointed administrator of his father's estate, 21 Feb 1754. The town gave him "Liberty to erect a Store-House, of about 20 feet in length & 18 broad, under ye Bank of ye Mill river, near ye upper ship years, at ye Ram pasture, ye place to be fixed by Thos. Hill & James Smedly, a comtte for that purpose, at sd Whitney's cost," 21 Dec. 1755. he married (2) Martha (?), whose maiden name has not been ascertained. Tradition says that he was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, and that he died in the early part of the war, being one of several who were killed by poison. It is said that he was buried in Stratford; possibly, he was a prisoner in New York at the time of his death. Mrs. Patty Whitney (as she was always called) afrer the death of her husband, lived a widow for many years, during fifteen of which she was mostly confined to her bed by consumption. It is said that she lived in Stratford, Huntington, or Newtown, Conn., perhaps in all of them; living at one time near the house of Landlord Jonathan Scott, who kept a public-house "on the road between Watertown and New Haven," about a mile south of Watertown Village. The date and place of her death are not known. She was a communicant in the P.E. Church. [1]
    Born 13 Dec 1727  Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I69537  Main Tree
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2018 

    Father Samuel WHITNEY,   b. 1688, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Dec 1753, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
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    Mother Anne LABORIE,   b. Abt 1692,   d. Aft 1754, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
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    Married Between 18 Jan 1721 and 1722  Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Family ID F13852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah JUDSON,   d. 23 Dec 1760, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 26 Mar 1751  Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F28033  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. [S03262] RootsWeb: World Connect - Stamford, CT Familes (1641-1935) by Barbara Kaye.

    3. [S03429] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Sterling and Stratford.

    4. [S01785] Ancestry.com: History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald Lines Jacobus, (Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.;;).