Family:Whitney, Daniel (1723-a1790)

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Daniel4 Whitney (Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Richard3 and Hannah (Darling) Whitney,[1] was born 24 Apr 1723, Stratfield, CT,[2] and died after 1762, possibly after the Revolutionary War.[3]

He married, 7 Nov 1745, Stamford, CT, Hester Clawson,[4] daughter of Stephen and Abigail (Green) Clawson.[5] She was born about 1724, Stamford, CT,[6] and died after 1762.[7]

Phoenix says the following:[8]

... a cooper. "Daniel Whitne and Hester Clason was married by ye Revnd. Mr. Ephraim Bostwick, pastor of the Church in Greenwich, on November ye 7th at evening, 1745." -- Stamford town records. She was a member of the first Congregational Church at Stamford. He settled at Stamford, about three-fourths of a mile west of the village, at the fork of the road called Dumpling Road, and there died of a cancer, after thirty years of suffering. It is thought that he lived till after the Revolutionary war.

Children of Daniel4 and Hester (Clawson) Whitney:

i. Hannah5 Whitney, b. 2 Sep 1746, Stamford, CT;[9] bapt. 7 Jun 1747, Stamford, CT;[10] m. Jacob Wardwell.
ii. Daniel Whitney, bapt. 25 Dec 1748, Stamford, CT; died young.[11]
iii. Esther Whitney, bapt. 21 Jul 1751, Stamford, CT;[12] m. Stamford, CT, Samuel Ask. They lived in the City of New York, and died without children.[13]
iv. Daniel Whitney, b. 10 May 1754, Stamford, CT;[14] bapt. 2 Jun 1754, Stamford, CT;[15]; m. Hannah Selleck.
v. Justus Whitney, bapt. 12 Jun 1757, Stamford, CT;[16] m. Nancy Lines.
vi. Darling Whitney, b. 25 Sep 1758, Stamford, CT;[17] m.(1) Sarah Valentine; m.(2) Catharine -----.
vii. John Whitney, bapt. 5 Sep 1762, Stamford, CT;[18] d. of consumption, unmarried, after the Revolution.[19]

Census

References

1.^  Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 33.

2.^  Ibid.

3.^  Ibid.

4.^  "Daniel [Whitney], m. Hester Clason, 7 Nov 1745, by Rev. Ephraim Bostwick of Greenwich," according to Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Stamford 1:67.

5.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.

6.^  Ibid.

7.^  Phoenix, op. cit., p. 33.

8.^  Ibid.

9.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. Daniel & Ester, b. 2 Sep 1746," according to Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Stamford 1:75.

10.^  "June 7, 1747-Hannah Whitney to Esther [Hester Clason], wife of Daniel" baptized, according to Stamford First Congregational Church Records.

11.^  "Dec. 25, 1748-Daniel Whitney to Esther, wife of Daniel [died young]" baptized, according to Stamford First Congregational Church Records.

12.^  "July 21, 1751-Esther Whitney to Esther, wife of David [Daniel]" baptized, according to Stamford First Congregational Church Records.

13.^  Phoenix, op. cit., p. 90.

14.^  Phoenix, op. cit., p. 90.

15.^  "June 2, 1754-Daniel Whitney to Esther [Hester Clason], wife of Daniel" baptized, according to Stamford First Congregational Church Records.

16.^  "June 12, 1757-Justus Whitney to Esther [Hester Clason], wife of David" baptized, according to Stamford First Congregational Church Records.

17.^  Phoenix, op. cit., p. 91.

18.^  "Sep. 5, 1762-John Whitney to Esther, wife of Daniel" baptized, according to Stamford First Congregational Church Records.

19.^  Phoenix, op. cit., p. 91.


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