Family:Whitney, Anna (1756-1835)

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Anna5 Whitney (David4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), daughter of David4 and Elizabeth (Hyatt) Whitney, was born 10 Apr 1756, Norwalk, CT,[1] and died 14 Mar 1835, Walton, NY.

She married, 7 Feb 1774, Norwalk, CT, Samuel Seymour,[2] son of Andrew and Sarah (Crissey) Seymour. He was born 21 Sep 1756, New Canaan, CT, and died 23 Jan 1834, Walton, NY.

Phoenix says the following:

They settled in New Canaan, Conn., and, in 1803, moved to Walton, Delaware Co., N.Y.

Children of Samuel and Anna5 (Whitney) Seymour:

i. Lewis Seymour, b. 30 May 1774, New Canaan, CT; m.(1) Hannah North; m.(2) Eleanor Chatterton.
ii. Thaddeus Seymour, b. 4 Jun 1776, New Canaan, CT; settled in the City of New York, where he was alderman of the Fourth Ward, in 1823, and one of the committee to receive Gen. La Fayette, in 1826; died, unmarried, 3 Feb. 1835, in New York, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery.
iii. Polly Seymour, b. 11 Feb 1778, New Canaan, CT; m. Cook St. John.
iv. William Seymour, b. 20 Mar 1780, New Canaan, CT; m. Catharine Reynolds.
v. Samuel Seymour, b. 5 Sep 1782, New Canaan, CT; a teacher; m. 25 Oct 1803, near New Brunswick, NJ, Mary Myer, b. near New Brunswick, 10 June 1786, dau. of John and ----- (Flatt) Myers. They d. in New Brunswick (he, 25 Jan 1830; she, 27 Aug 1856), and were buried there. They had no children.
vi. Anna Seymour, b. 1 Jul 1784, New Canaan, CT; m. William Gay.
vii. Sally Seymour, b. 6 Jun 1787, New Canaan, CT; m. Dyer Brainerd.
viii. Sophia Seymour, b. 25 Feb 1790, New Canaan, CT; m. Asahel Steele.
ix. Andrew Seymour, b. 27 May 1792, New Canaan, CT; m. Mary Patterson.
x. Hannah Seymour, b. 20 Sep 1794, New Canaan, CT; m. Thaddeus Hoyt.
xi. Elizabeth Hyatt Seymour, b. 19 Aug 1797, New Canaan, CT; m. Amasa Hoyt.
xii. Emma Lucretia Seymour, b. 14 Apr 1801, New Canaan, CT; m. Chauncey St. John.


1.^  "Whitney, Ann, d. David & Elizabeth, b. 10 Apr 1756," according to Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk LR18:27.

2.^  "Anne [Whitney], m. Samuel SEYMORE, 7 Feb 1774," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk LR18:46.

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