Family:Whitney, William (?-b1615)

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William Whitney, yeoman,[1] parentage unknown, died before 1615,[2] probably Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.[3]

The name of his wife is not known.

They resided in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.[4] Stoke Bruerne is a village in Northamptonshire on the Grand Union Canal. Situated four miles east of Towcester, the village is described in Nicholson's Ordnance Survey Guide to the Waterways as "the best example of a canal village in this country."[5]

Children of William Whitney (possibly incomplete):

i. William Whitney, b. probably Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, d. probably London.


1. ^  "Whitmey, William s[on of] William, Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, yeoman [deceased], [apprenticed] to John Whitmey, 12 Jun 1615", __Source__?

2. ^  From the original register of freedom admissions and apprentice bindings (Ms 5576/1). The entries for William Whitmey/Whitney read as follows: [12 June 1615] "W[illia]m Whitmey sonne of W[illia]m Whitmey late of Stoke Bruerne in the countie of Northampton yeoman deceased putt app[rentice] to John Whitmey for vii yeares from midsomer 1615".

3. ^  Ibid.

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Copyright © 2008, Adrian Benjamin Burke, Esq. and the Whitney Research Group

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