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Samuel Whitney was born 23 September 1739 in Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States to Samuel Whitney (1711-1788) and Elizabeth Hastings (1716-1800) and died 1 February 1811 in Marlboro, Windham County, Vermont, United States of unspecified causes. He married Phoebe Harrington (1740-1811) 2 September 1762 in Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. Notable ancestors include William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189). Ancestors are from United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, England, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Hungary, Ireland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Belarus, Switzerland, Canaan.


Biography

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Gravestone of Samuel Whitney.

Samuel Whitney cave from a family of twelve children. in Weston MA. As a young man he moved to Grafton MA where he met and married his wife and shortly thereafter they moved to Shrewsbury.

By 1769 he moved to Marlboro VT with his brother Nathaniel and did a lot of work with Maple Sugar. There he erected a large house which is now the site of the West Marlboro post office.

Burial

Burial: Old Hogback Cemetery, Marlboro, Windham County, Vermont, USA, Plot: 8

Marriage & Family

Married Phebe Harrington 2 September 1762 at Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Father of eleven children:

  1. Catherine "Cate", 5 May 1763;
  2. Elizabeth 26 August 1764;
  3. Moses, 20 October 1765 (died 14 December 1765);
  4. Moses, 26 January 1767;
  5. Guliford, 2 January 1769;
  6. Samuel Whitney (1772-1846), Jr. - b. 18 April 1772;
  7. Mariam, 10 June 1776;
  8. Zenos, 14 March 1779;
  9. Simci, 10 April 1781;
  10. Phebe, 17 June 1786;
  11. Rupert, 27 July 1789.



Children


Offspring of Samuel Whitney and Phoebe Harrington (1740-1811)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Samuel Whitney (1772-1846) 18 April 1772 Marlboro, Windham County, Vermont, United States 17 March 1846 Kirtland, Ohio, United States Susannah Kimball (1769-1859)

Siblings


Offspring of Samuel Whitney and Elizabeth Hastings (1716-1800)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Samuel Whitney (1739-1811) 23 September 1739 Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 1 February 1811 Marlboro, Windham County, Vermont, United States Phoebe Harrington (1740-1811)

References

Source: "The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came to America from London, England, to Watertown, Massacusetts, in 1635" by Frederick Clifton Pierce, Chicago, 1895, p. 135


Common ancestors of Samuel Whitney (1739-1811) and Phoebe Harrington (1740-1811)

  1. John Whitney (1592-1673)
  2. John Whitney (1624-1692)



Footnotes (including sources)

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