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The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

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Sixth Generation.
567 II. John Reed, b. at Five Mile River, Norwalk, Conn., 1 Nov. 1778; a mechanic; married, 11 Oct 1801, Phebe Selleck, born in Stamford, Conn., 4 March 1776, dau. of Edward and Elizabeth Selleck. She died, 11 May 1811, at Darien, in Norwalk. He married (2d), 22 Sept 1812, Chloe Olmstead, born in Wilton, Conn., 1 Sept 1787, dau. of James and Mary Olmstead. She died, 23 Nov. 1817, at Darien. He married (3d), 4 March 1818, Martha Hoyt, born 30 July 1793, dau. of Nathaniel and Sarah (Gooldsbury) Hoyt, of Stamford, Conn. He died 4 Jan. 1862, and was buried in the Five Mile River Union Cemetery, in Norwalk. She was living at Darien, in 1873. 1939
568 III. Betsey Reed, b. at Five Mile River, in Norwalk, Conn., 29 June 1784; married, 9 Aug. 1801, Thomas Reed, a farmer, who was born 17 July 1777. They settled at Darien, Conn., and there died; he, 23 Ap. 1862; she, 2 Ap. 1865. He was a Representative in the Legislature of Connecticut. 1947
569 IV. Moses Whitney Reed, b. at Five Mile River, in Norwalk, Conn., 14 Dec. 1787; a teacher; married, 21 Oct 1807, at Wilton, Conn., Polly Betsey Middlebrook, born in Norwalk, 24 Jan. 1784, dau. of Samuel and Mary (Middlebrook) Middlebrook. She died 20 Ap. 1809. He married (2d), 6 May 1812, Hannah Haight, dau. of John and Miriam Haight, of Fishkill, N.Y., where she was born 21 Nov. 1793, according to the family-record.1 He died, 26 Aug. 1817, at Five Mile River. She then went to Cold Spring, N.Y., with her brother, Rev. Sylvanus Haight, and there married (2d) Hon. Cornelius Warren, of Cold Spring. She was living at Kingston, N.Y., in 1871, when the Hoyt Genealogy was published. 1950
570 V. Roswell Reed, b. at Five Mile River, Norwalk, Conn., 8 June 1795; a merchant; married, 28 March 1820, at Darien, Conn., Ruth Hoyt, dau. of John and Ruth (Gregory) Hoyt, of Norwalk, where she was born 16 June 1799. They settled at Five Mile River, in Norwalk, and there died; he, 2 Ap. 1846; she, 10 Ap. 1839.2 1953

Child of Samuel and Anna (Whitney) Seymour. 128

571 I. Lewis Seymour, b. in New Canaan, Norwalk, Conn., 30 May 1774; married, 17 Oct 1795, at Walton, Delaware Co., N.Y., Hannah North, born in New Canaan, Norwalk, 31 Jan. 1781, dau. of Gabriel and Deborah (Carter) North. She died at Walton, 9 Aug. 1802, and was there buried, and her remains have since been removed to Greenwood 1959
  1 The Hoyt Genealogy, p.613, says 20 Nov. 1793.
  2 See Hoyt Genealogy, page 434.
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