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Jerusha Whitney

Female 1755 - 1840  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name Jerusha Whitney  [1, 2
    Born Jun 1755  Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died Jul 1840 
    Notes 
    • Jerusha Whitney, b. in Ridgefield, Conn., 25 or 28 June 1755; married, 22 Dec. 1774, at Ridgebury, in Ridgefield, by Rev. Samuel Camp, pastor of the Congregational Church in Ridgebury, to David Gates, of the same place, a farmer, born in June 1753, possibly the youngest child of Samuel and Rachel (Hayes) Gates. They moved, about 1789, to Hinesburgh, Vt, where he died of consumption, 19 June 1793, and was buried in the Hinesburgh Cemetery. In 1797 she removed, with some of her children, to Paris, N.Y., but returned to Hinesburgh in the winter of I 797-8, and in 1802 married Lawrence Delong, a farmer, of a town adjoining Hinesburgh. She died at St. Albans, Vt., 29 or 31 July 1840, in her 86th year, and was buried at St. Albans Bay, Vt. In her last years she dwelt with her daughter, Mrs. Betsey (Gates) Brooks, at St. Albans, Vt.

      http://www.whitneygen.org/archives/extracts/phoenix/p0061-0065.html
    Person ID I22336  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Richard Whitney,   b. 29 Mar 1722, Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1772, Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Esther Clark,   b. Between 1722 and 1725,   d. Apr 1810, Westmoreland, Oneida County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1745  Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From THE WHITNEY FAMILY OF CONNECTICUT, AND ITS AFFILIATIONS
      Stephen Whitney Phoenix
      (Available on Google books)
      (Page 28)
      Richard Whitney, b. at Ridgefield, Conn., 29 Mary 1722; a farmer, married 18 Dec. 1745, at Ridgefield, ESTHER CLARK. They settled at Ridgebury, Conn., where he died 18 Nov. 1772, "aged about 50 years," according to the church record, while the town record says, 18 Nov 1773. She was married (second), 1 Jan 1777, at Ridgebury, by Rev. Samuel Camp, pastor of the Congregational Church, to Daniel Whitlock, of Wilton, in Norwalk, Conn. She died ___Apr. 1810, in Westmorland, New York.
    Family ID F7739  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family David Gates,   b. Jun 1753, Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1793, Hinesburgh, Chittenden County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1774  Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Esther Gates,   b. 28 Feb 1776, Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ira Gates,   b. 4 Jun 1777, Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1860, Ellington, Chautauqua County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Electa Gates,   b. 11 Apr 1779, Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Betsey Gates,   b. 7 Apr 1781, Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lucy Gates,   b. 20 Sep 1783, Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. David Gates,   b. 6 Feb 1786, Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F7341  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jun 1755 - Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Dec 1774 - Ridgebury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S425] The Whitney Family of Conneticut (www.whitneygen.org/archives/extracts/phoenix/).

    2. [S1342] Edwards, Ralph--"Gates Carlos" Updated 2008-12-01, (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=gatescarlos).