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  • ID: I0054
  • Name: Hezekiah WHITNEY 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 26 DEC 1748 in Preston, CT 3 3 2
  • Birth: 26 DEC 1748 in Preston, New London, CT 1 2
  • Death: 20 DEC 1827 in Washington, CT 4 4 1 2
  • Death: 20 DEC 1827 in New Preston, Washington, Litchfield Co., CT. 2
  • Fact 1: Revolutionary War Service 2
  • Reference Number: 54
  • Note:

    Notes of Edward Raymond Sandiford/1941-1956:

    "Note: That the Hezekiah Whitney of Washington, CT. was the Hezekiah born to Enoch Whitney is covered by an affidavit among the pension papers of Hezekiah Whitney at Washington, D.C."

    "Note: Hezekiah's Pension papers at Washington, D.C. give the information marked (a) above and below and the information that after his marriage he removed from Plainfield to that part of the Society of New Preston that in 1779 became part of Washington, CT.; that he served two consecutive enlistments in the Revolution, a total of 6 years; that he was at the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga and at West Point when Major Andre was captured. In their later years both he and his wife were badly crippled with rheumatism. In 1818 he applied for and got a pension. In 1837 his widow applied for and received his pension, giving her age as 81. Joseph Whitney of Warren, CT., by affidavit attested to his brother Hezekiah's war service and thereby identified himself as a son of Enoch."Hezekiah Whitney served as a calvary man in the Revolutionary War. Was fond of telling war stories and riding horseback at full charge carrying his whip as a saber. Hezekiah was wounded and carried a British bullet in his body to his grave. He served two consecutive enlistments in the Revolution, a total of 6 years. He was at the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga and at West Point when Major Andre was captured. In their later years, both he and his wife were badly crippled with rheumatism. In 1818 he applied for and got a pension. In 1837 his widow applied for and received his pension, giving her age as 81.[WHITNEY-JONES.ftw]


    Notes of Edward Raymond Sandiford/1941-1956:

    "Note: That the Hezekiah Whitney of Washington, CT. was the Hezekiah born to Enoch Whitney is covered by an affidavit among the pension papers of Hezekiah Whitney at Washington, D.C."

    "Note: Hezekiah's Pension papers at Washington, D.C. give the information marked (a) above and below and the information that after his marriage he removed from Plainfield to that part of the Society of New Preston that in 1779 became part of Washington, CT.; that he served two consecutive enlistments in the Revolution, a total of 6 years; that he was at the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga and at West Point when Major Andre was captured. In their later years both he and his wife were badly crippled with rheumatism. In 1818 he applied for and got a pension. In 1837 his widow applied for and received his pension, giving her age as 81. Joseph Whitney of Warren, CT., by affidavit attested to his brother Hezekiah's war service and thereby identified himself as a son of Enoch."Hezekiah Whitney served as a calvary man in the Revolutionary War. Was fond of telling war stories and riding horseback at full charge carrying his whip as a saber. Hezekiah was wounded and carried a British bullet in his body to his grave. He served two consecutive enlistments in the Revolution, a total of 6 years. He was at the surrender of Burgoyne at Saratoga and at West Point when Major Andre was captured. In their later years, both he and his wife were badly crippled with rheumatism. In 1818 he applied for and got a pension. In 1837 his widow applied for and received his pension, giving her age as 81.




    Father: Enoch WHITNEY b: ABT 1708 in Stow, MA
    Mother: Thankful PARKE b: 27 JUN 1717 in Plainfield, CT

    Marriage 1 Olive KNIGHT b: 17 MAR 1756 in Norwich
    • Married: 1774 in Plainfield, CT 2
    • Married: WFT Est 1769-1799 in Plainfield, CT by Rev. Alexander Miller 2
    • Marriage fact: in "in Fall of 1774 at Plainfield, CT 2
    • Note:
      Note from Edward Raymond Sandiford [1941-1956]:

      Married "in Fall of 1774 at Plainfield, CT., by Rev. Alexander Miller" (pension papers]. [WHITNEY-JONES.ftw]

      Note from Edward Raymond Sandiford [1941-1956]:

      Married "in Fall of 1774 at Plainfield, CT., by Rev. Alexander Miller" (pension papers].
    Children
    1. Has Children Elisha WHITNEY b: ABT 1775 in Washington, CT
    2. Has No Children Squire WHITNEY b: 3 SEP 1778 in Washington, CT
    3. Has No Children Thomas WHITNEY b: 19 APR 1779 in Washington, CT
    4. Has No Children Betsey WHITNEY b: 4 NOV 1782 in Washington, CT
    5. Has No Children David WHITNEY b: 1793 in Washington, CT
    6. Has Children Abial WHITNEY b: UNKNOWN in Washington, CT
    7. Has No Children Diadama WHITNEY b: UNKNOWN
    8. Has No Children Diama (Diadama) WHITNEY b: AFT 1794

    Sources:
    1. Title: OneWorldTreeSM
      Repository:
      Note: www.ancestry.com
      Media: Ancestry.com
    2. Title: one Family Bible; info provided to George Calley by Alberta ("Bertie") Pordham Skillman.
      Repository:
      Media: Other
      Text: Date of Import: 12 Aug 2005
    3. Edward Raymond Sandiford, family genealogist; 1941-1956; vital records
    4. Edward Raymond Sandiford, family genealogist; 1941-1956; pension papers
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