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: 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:
- Catherine "Cate", 5 May 1763;
- Elizabeth 26 August 1764;
- Moses, 20 October 1765 (died 14 December 1765);
- Moses, 26 January 1767;
- Guliford, 2 January 1769;
- Samuel Whitney (1772-1846), Jr. - b. 18 April 1772;
- Mariam, 10 June 1776;
- Zenos, 14 March 1779;
- Simci, 10 April 1781;
- Phebe, 17 June 1786;
- Rupert, 27 July 1789.
|Offspring of Samuel Whitney and Phoebe Harrington (1740-1811)|
|Samuel Whitney (1772-1846)||18 April 1772 Marlboro, Windham County, Vermont, United States||17 March 1846 Kirtland, Ohio, United States|| Susannah Kimball (1769-1859)|
|Offspring of Samuel Whitney and Elizabeth Hastings (1716-1800)|
|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)|
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)