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Henry Whitney (1736 - 1811)

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Captain Henry Whitney
Born in New Haven, CTmap
Husband of — married about in New Haven, CTmap
Descendants descendants
Died in New Haven, CTmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Jul 2015
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Biography

Captain Henry WHITNEY [1][2][3][4] was born [5] 19 Feb 1736. He died [6] 1 May 1811 and was buried [7][8] in Old Episcopal Cemetery, Elm Street, Ansonia, New Haven, CT. Henry married [9] Eunice CLARK calculated 1761.

  • Fact: Cemetery Name Elm Street Cemetery
  • Fact: Burial Ansonia, New Haven, Connecticut, United States


Sources

  1. Samuel Orcutt, History of the Old Town of Derby, Connecticut, 1642-1880 (1880, Reprint: Bowie, Maryland, Heritage Books, Inc., 1998), p. 778. "He was a master-mariner and farmer; founder of King Hiram's Lodge."
  2. Copied and compared with the original by Nancy O. Phillips, Sarah Riggs Humphrey Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Derby, Connecticut Town Records, 1655-1710 (New Haven, CT, The Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor Company, 1901.), 474, 478, 479, 481, 482. . "Church Records." http://www.derbyhistorical.org/Records1655-1710/474.html.
  3. Samuel Orcutt, History Old Town of Derby, Connecticut 1642-1880, 184, 186, 710.
  4. Samuel Orcutt, History Old Town of Derby, Connecticut 1642-1880, p. 252. "Here Capt. Henry Whitney, a bitter opponent of the encroachments of England to destroy our commerce, father of the New York millionare, Stephen Whitney, and Archibald Whitney, late of Derby, and one of the ancient worthies who assisted in laying the cornerstone of old King Hiram Lodge, for years carried on an extensive and profitable business of shipping horses to the West Indies ..."
  5. Samuel Orcutt, History Old Town of Derby, Connecticut 1642-1880, p. 777.
  6. Samuel Orcutt, History Old Town of Derby, Connecticut 1642-1880, p. 824.
  7. Samuel Orcutt, History Old Town of Derby, Connecticut 1642-1880, p. 824. "Henry Whitney | died May 1st 1811 | aged 75. Life and immortality | are brought to light by the Gospel."
  8. 1934 WPA Headstone Inscriptions - Elm St. Cemetery, p. 218. http://oxfordpast.net/elmstcemscan218.html.
  9. Samuel Orcutt, History Old Town of Derby, Connecticut 1642-1880, p. 778.




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