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My Whitney Line
  • Henry1 Whitney, m.(1) ----- -----
  • John2 Whitney, m. Elizabeth Smith
  • Richard3 Whitney, m. Hannah Darling
  • Samuel4 Whitney, m. Amy Northrup
  • Walter5 Whitney, m. Anah Wells
  • John Whitney
  • Francis 'Frank' E. Whitney, m. ____ Smith
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  • Henry Whitney, miller at Southhold, New York (Long Island),then considered part of New Haven Colony. Later removed to Norwalk, CT as miller; resident of some prominance.
  • Son, Walter, b. 1750, served as "cow boy" with Connecticut militia 1776; served under Benedict Arnold at Battle of Ridgefield against Tories and Brit Regulars. After war removed to Meredith, NY with wife, Anah Taylor to farm. Retired to Albany, NY where he died at age 87. Was cited as Albany's oldest Revolutionary War veteran. Buried in Albany Rural Cemetery.Headstone bears eagle and banner identifying Revolutionary veteran. I have National Archives copies of his pension application certifying hia service and awarding him annual pension.
  • My Grandfather -Francis (Frank) E. Whitney, born West Troy, NY,(now Watervliet). Son of harness maker John Whitney at Hudson River end of Erie Canal. Frank E. m. ____Smith of Washington Co.,NY, who d._____

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