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Thomas Whitney I (abt. 1627 - abt. 1719)

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Thomas Whitney I
Born about in St. Mary Aldermary, London, Englandmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Son of [uncertain] and [uncertain]
Husband of — married in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Stow (Watertown), Middlesex, Massachusettsmap [uncertain]
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The Puritan Great Migration.
Thomas Whitney I migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
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Thomas Whitney was born, probably in London, England, about 1629. He was reported to be 6 years old when arrived with his parents, John and Elinor Whitney, from England on the vessel Elzabeth and Ann in April, 1635. They settled in Watertown. [1] [2] [4] [5]

He was married to Mary Kettle (Kedall), daughter of John Kettle, January 11, 1654/5, probably in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. They had eleven children. [1] [4] [5]

Thomas died September 20, 1719 in Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [3] [4] [5]


  • Source: S14873 Title: Beadle-McKnight2.GED NOTESource Medium: Other CONT

[1] Henry Bond: Early Settlers of Watertown; pages 642,643.

[2] Charles Henry Pope; Pioneers of Massachusetts; page 495

[3] Massachusetts Town & Vital Records, Watertown Births, Marriages & Deaths; page 51

[4] Colonial Families of the United States, Volume V!, page 496

[5] American Family Histories; The Whitney Family, page 466

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On 11 May 2018 at 21:00 GMT Robin Anderson wrote:

Whitney-2789 and Whitney-1697 appear to represent the same person because: Wife's names are phonetically the same, Isaiah and Eleazor are born to same parents, if look at birth records in

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