Col. William WHITING

Male 1659 -

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  • Name William WHITING  [1, 2
    • William Whiting represented Hartford in the General Court from 1710 to 1715, and was Speaker in 1714. In 1693, he went as Captain of a company of Whites and Indians to Maine. In 1705 he held the rank of Major. In 1709 he bore the rank of Colonel, and led a body of horse and infantry into the county of Hampshire Mass., to repel the French and Indians. In 1710 he was command of the troops at Port Royal, and in 1711, in the expedition against Canada. Col. Whiting was Sheriff of Hartford county in 1722. He removed to Newport, R.I., late in life, and probably died there. [1]
    Prefix Col. 
    Born 1659  [1
    Christened 19 Feb 1660  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Distinguished military officer who fought in all the French and Indian Wars of his time Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I83316  Main Tree
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 

    Father Rev John WHITING,   b. 1633,   d. 8 Sep 1689  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sybil COLLINS 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1654  [2
    Family ID F34060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary ALLYN,   b. 3 Apr 1657,   d. 14 Dec 1724  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1686  [1, 2
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F34061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S9777] Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts, Nathaniel Goodwin, (New England Historic Genealogical Society).

    2. [S3597] "Genealogical Notes on the Founding of New England" My Ancestors Part in that Undertaking, Ernest Flagg.