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Elizabeth (Whitney) Fairchild (1717 - 1815)

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Elizabeth Fairchild formerly Whitney aka Rockwell, Riggs
Born in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 26 Jun 1735 (to 1754) in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Wife of — married after 13 Feb 1758 (to 30 May 1788) [location unknown]
Wife of — married about 1791 (to 1797) [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 28 Jan 2020 | Created 1 Dec 2012 | Last significant change: 28 Jan 2020
06:23: Whitney Rapp edited the Current Last Name, Other Last Name(s) and Other Last Name for Elizabeth (Whitney) Fairchild (1717-1815). [Thank Whitney for this]
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Elizabeth was born in 1717. She is the daughter of Joseph Whitney and Hannah Hoyt. She passed away in 1815.

ELIZABETH WHITNEY born Norwalk 1717, married June 2, 1735, Miles Riggs, and settled in Stamford, and moved to Norwalk, where the land records say, that the Widow Wriggs joined her brothers and sisters in conveying land at upper end of Clapboard Hill, Aug. 5, 1754, to Ebenezer Benedict. She married second, Ensign David Rockwell, son of Jonathan and Abigail Canfield-Rockwell, they settled in Ridgebury, Conn., where he died, May 30, 1788. She married third, Agur Fairchild who died, 1797. She then went to Norfolk Litchfield County, Conn., to live with her son, Miles Riggs, where she died in August, 1815.

CHILDREN (with Miles Riggs):

  1. Josiah Riggs, b.18-May-1736, d.????.
  2. Joseph Riggs, b.18-May-1738 Stamford, CT., d.15-Jun-1805 Saratoga Co., NY.
  3. Sarah Riggs, b. Oct. 22, 1740, d.????.
  4. Elizabeth Riggs, b. Dec. 17, 1742, d.????.
  5. Polly Riggs, b.????, d.????, m. Kimberly, went to Ohio, and died there. Her husband (possibly) [FAG #25650972] ?
  6. Miles Riggs, b.20-May-1748 Norwalk. CT., d.20-Sep-1836 Norwalk, CT. m1. Patty Bull, m2. Abigail Cowles.
  7. Prudence Riggs, b.????, d.????, m. 1769 to Samuel Northrup.
  8. Esther Riggs, b.Nov-1752, d.07-Mar-1816 Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., CT., m. 29-Nov-1769 Ridgebury CT., by Reve Samuel Camp, in Ridgebury to Abraham Rockwell, her 2nd-cousin, son of John and Elizabeth (Keeler) Rockwell.


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Whitney-3446 and Whitney-1182 appear to represent the same person because: same person
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