Family:Whitney, Ebenezer (1729-a1760)

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Ebenezer5 Whitney (Ezekiel4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of Ezekiel4 and Isabel (Taylor) Whitney, was born 22 Oct 1729, Pomfret, CT.[1]

He married ----- -----.

After his marriage he located in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he afterward resided. Being in Boston he was empressed on a British ship. For seven years he had no communication with his family, nor did he set his foot on land. When he escaped it was with broken health and to find his wife married again; he left her undisturbed, went to his father's(?) and died in eighteen months. He had two children.

Children of Ebenezer5 Whitney and an unknown spouse:

i. Ebenezer6 Whitney, b. circa 1760; m. Martha Gates.
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. -----; d. young.


  • 1790: not found.
  • 1800: not found.
  • 1810: not found.


1.^  "Ebenezer [Whitney] [twin with Ezekiel], s. Ezekiel & Isabel, b. 22 Oct 1729," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Pomfret 1:51.

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