Family:Whitney, Elizabeth (1770-1802)

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Elizabeth5 Whitney (Josiah4, David3, Joshua2, John1), daughter of Josiah4 and Lois (Breck) Whitney,[1] was born 30 May 1770, Pomfret, CT,[2] and died 6 Jan 1802, Brooklyn, CT.[3]

She married, 30 May 1790, Brooklyn, CT, John Parrish,[4] son of Lemuel and Zerviah (Smith) Parrish.[5] He was born 11 Jun 1761, Canterbury, CT,[6] and died 29 Dec 1835, Brooklyn, CT, aged 74 years.[7]

Children of John and Elizabeth5 (Whitney) Parrish, if any, unknown.


  • Pomfret VRs
  • Brooklyn VRs
  • Canterbury VRs
  • L.D.S. International Genealogical Index

1.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record and her gravestone inscription.

2.^  "Whitney, Elizabeth, d. Rev. Josiah & Lois, b. 30 May 1770," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Pomfret 2:85a.

3.^  Parrish, Elizabeth, wife of John & daughter of Rev. Josiah Whitney, born May 30, 1770, died Jan. 6, 1802, South Cemetery, Brooklyn, CT.

4.^  "WHITNEY, Elizabeth, m. John PARRISH, 30 May 1790," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Brooklyn 1:74. Also, "John PARISH & Elizabeth WHITNEY, [married] 30 May 1790," according to Bailey, Frederick W., ed., Early Connecticut Marriages, as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800 (1896-1906), Brooklyn, 1:43.



7.^  Parrish, John, died Dec. 29, 1835, age 74, South Cemetery, Brooklyn, CT.

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