Family:Whitney, John (1786-a1820)
He married, 16 Oct 1808, First Dutch Reformed Church, Albany, NY, Rachel Bown/Bounds, daughter of ----- and ----- (Vanderheiden) Bown/Bounds.
Phoenix says the following:
- "John Whitney, b. at Stamford, Conn., 1 Aug. 1786; married Rachel Bown, whose mother was a Vanderheiden, of Albany, N. Y., where he lived till after her death, when he returned to Stamford. He served in the war of 1812. His wife died at Albany, N. Y., soon after their son was born."
Children of John6 and Rachel (Bown/Bounds) Whitney:
i. John William7 Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1810, Albany, NY; d. 22 Jun 1864, Brooklyn, NY; m. 15 Aug 1831, Albany, NY, Rachel Matilda Brooks.
- 1820, Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT: John Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 10-15, 1 female 26-44, 1 female 16-25, and 1 female 0-9.
- 1830: not found.
- 1840: not found.
- All data imported from 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. 272 and p. 719.