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Elinor Whitney (Unknown)

Also Known As: "Ellin", "Ellen", "Eleanor"
Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Unknown father of Elinor Whitney and Unknown mother of Elinor Whitney
Wife of John Whitney, Sr.
Mother of Mary Whitney; John Whitney, Jr; Elinore Whitney; Richard Whitney, I; Nathaniel Whitney and 9 others

Occupation: Homemaker
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Elinor Whitney

There is simply no convincing evidence yet for the parentage of Elinor Whitney. See under Discussion Tab.

Elinor ( ) Whitney (c1599 - 1659) was born probably between 1597 and 1599 at London, England. Also known as Ellen and Ellin, she died at about 60 years of age at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She became the first wife of John Whitney before 1619, at or near London, England.


Tudor Place lists:

  • Thomas BRAY
  • Born: 1575
  • Father: John BRAY
  • Mother: Margaret HASLONDE
  • Married: UNKNOWN
  • Children:
  1. Eleanor BRAY (b. 1603 - d. 11 May 1659) m. John Whitney, who, if she was or is proven to be of the BRAY Family, (Which she has to date, NEVER been documented or verified in any formal manner or in any citations, to be considered serious, anywhere known, as such.), then, it would make him, her first cousin.
  2. Mary Bray married to Sir Thomas Whitney, IS however, verified as John Bray´s and Margaret Haslonde´s child.

Please note that Tudor Place is a privately run personal-interest website, which has not verified in any way, nor answered emails querying them, "If Ellinor married to John Whitney was actually, a Bray and if there is any substantial verified proof, of this?" Further research into the parentage of Elinor Bray is warranted.



Immigration: 1635

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Elinor Whitney's Timeline

London, England
Age 6
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England, United Kingdom
Age 6
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Age 6
Age 19
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
May 23, 1619
Age 20
Isleworth, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Age 20
September 14, 1621
Age 22
London, Isleworth Parish on Thames, England