Birth: 18 Apr.1687 Death: 20 Oct.1774

Birth: 18 Apr.1687
Death: 20 Oct.1774

Richard Whitney

        “His father gave him thirteen acres of land at Horse pond Hill and twenty-six acres at Drum Hill, with three acres of swamp east of Horse Pond Hill, seven acres of land to take up in the unsequestered land, and “one pair of stears past three years old,” 18 Oct 1709; and at the same date, sold him three acres of land, with a house-frame thereon, at Belden’s Hill.  They dwelt at Norwalk for several years, then settled in that part of Stratfors Society, which lay in the town of Fairfield.  He proposed to build a grist-mill on Sasco Rover, “where the sawmill stood,”and asked the town to give him a small piece of land on which to set a house.  His request was granted by town-meeting 27 Ap. 1713, and a committee appointed to lay out the land and stipulate the conditions of the grant.  Another town-meeting, 6 Aug. 1716, ...

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