Family:Whitney, Ezekiel (s1703-1751)
On 12 Feb 1751, Plainfield, CT, his inventory was taken.
He married, 22 Jul 1730, Canterbury, CT, or 22 Jul 1731, Pomfret, CT, Sarah Parke, daughter of William and Jane (Borden) Parke. She was born 23 Feb 1706/7, Stonington, CT. On 7 Sep 1759, Plainfield, CT, distribution of her estate was made.
He In a deed, Ezekiel Whitney pays his respects to his mother, Anna Whitney, relict of Ebenezer Whitney, deceased, and quit claims certain rights to his brothers and sister, sons and daughter of Ebenezer Whitney, whom he names as follows: Zachariah, Enoch, Israel, Ebenezer and Anna.
Pierce says the following:
- He was a farmer, was born and resided in Pomfret until after his marriage when he moved to Plainfield, where he was living as early as March, 1734. He probably moved elsewhere after 1742. In the probate court at Plainfield Hester, Lydia and Major (minor children of Ezekiel Whitney) appeal for guardian Feb. 12, 1751. Guardian appointed Feb. 12, 1751. Ezekiel WHITNEY, inventory of estate Feb. 12, 1751. Sarah WHITNEY, distribution to heirs Sept. 7, 1759.
Children of Ezekiel4 and Isabel (Taylor) Whitney, all born Pomfret, CT:
i. Ezekiel5 Whitney, b. 22 Oct 1729; m.(1) Elizabeth Knight; m.(2) Deborah Tryal; m.(3) Desire Landers. ii. Ebenezer Whitney, b. 22 Oct 1729. iii. Isabella Whitney, b. 13 Apr 1731, Pomfret, CT; b. 15 Apr 1731.
Children of Ezekiel4 and Sarah (Parke) Whitney:
i. Zerviah5 Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1731/2, Pomfret, CT; m. Reuben McWethy. ii. Hester Whitney, b. 6 Mar 1734, Plainfield, CT. iii. Lydia Whitney, b. 2 May 1737, Plainfield, CT. iv. Aaron Whitney, b. 6 Sep 1739, Plainfield, CT; d. before 12 Feb 1751, Plainfield, CT. v. Moses Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1742, Plainfield, CT.
3.^ "WHITNEY, Ezekiel, m. Sarah FARRAH, 22 Jul 1731," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Pomfret 1:2. Also, "Ezekill Whitney & Sarah Parks, [married] 22 Jul. 1730," according to Bailey, Frederick W., ed., Early Connecticut Marriages, as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800 (1896-1906), Canterbury, 2:122.