Some Descendants of David Whitney (David, Joshua, John) and Mary Gunn of Caanan, New Haven and Poultney, Rutland, Vermont

  1. Mary Whitney was born on 16 Jul 1740 in Canaan. [CVR]
  2. Esther Whitney was born on 5 Mar 1743 in Canaan. [CVR]
  3. Sarah Whitney was born on 30 Apr 1748 in Canaan. [CVR] She is probably the Sarah Whitney who married Joel Holcomb, Jr. on 4 Mar 1773 in Canaan. [CVR]
  4. Jacob Whitney was born on 13 Apr 1750 in Canaan. [CVR]
  5. Keziah Whitney was born on 21 Feb 1752 in Canaan. [CVR] She may be the Keziah Whitney who married John Lawson on 5 Jun 1781 in Bethelehem, Litchfield, Connecticut. [ECM, p. 29]
  6. Lois Whitney was born on 25 Dec 1756 in New Haven. [VRNH]
  7. Emilia Whitney (twin) was born on 18 Feb 1758 in New Haven. [VRNH]
  8. Cloise Whitney (twin) was born on 18 Feb 1758 in New Haven. [VRNH]
  9. David Whitney was born on 22 Nov 1762 in New Haven. [VRNH]


CVR, Connecticut Vital Records to 1870, online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.
ECM Bailey, Frederic William, Early Connecticut Marriages as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800, New Haven, Price, Lee and Adkins 1896.
VRNH No Author, Vital Recods of New Haven, 1649 - 1850, Hartford, Connecticut Society of the Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, 1917.