Capt. Joseph Whiting

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Joseph Whiting

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Milford, New Haven, Connecticut
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven , Connecticut
Place of Burial: The Crypt at Center Church on the Green, New Haven, New Haven , Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Major William Whiting and Susannah Whiting Fitch Bryan
Husband of Mary Whiting and Anna Whiting
Father of Mary Sheldon Ashley (Whiting); Joseph Whiting; Ann Whiting; John Whiting; Susannah Whiting and 5 others
Brother of William Whiting; Rev. John Whiting; Samuel Whiting; Mary Collins; Sarah Mygatt and 2 others
Half brother of Thomas Fitch and Samuel Fitch, Jr.

Occupation: merchant; Treasurer of the Connecticut Colony
Managed by: Keith
Last Updated:

About Joseph Whiting

Joseph Whiting was born on 2 Oct 1645 in Hartford, Connecticut and died on 8 Oct 1717 in New Haven, Connecticut; he is buried in the Crypt at Center Church on the Green, New Haven, Connecticut.

He was the son of Maj. William Whiting and Susanna Wiggin.

He first married Mary Pynchon of Springfield, Massachusetts, on October 5, 1669; His second wife was Anna Allyn, daughter of Colonel John and Anna (Smith) Allyn of Hartford.  

Joseph was a merchant, first of Westfield, Massachusetts , later of Hartford , whither he returned about the time of King Philip 's war. He was treasurer of th colony of Connecticut from 1678 until his death, a period of thirty-nine years. His son John succeeded him in this office and held it for thirty-two years. He was a wealthy and distinguished citizen. (Sources: - 2 (records 376-395) )

A resident of Hartford, he is reported to have died in New Haven while attending a session of the General Assembly meeting at the statehouse. "his estate owed “a considerable sum of money” to the state treasury; parcels of his land were sold off by his wife Anna and son John to pay off these arrears." (2)

See http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~dav4is/ODTs/WHITING.shtml#ODTs for the complete Whiting Genealogy.

links

  1. http://renderplus.com/hartgen/htm/whiting.htm#name7391
  2. Tales From the Crypt
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Capt. Joseph Whiting's Timeline

1645
October 2, 1645
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut
1669
October 5, 1669
Age 24
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
1672
August 19, 1672
Age 26
Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
1674
October 5, 1674
Age 29
Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, USA
1675
1675
- 1676
Age 29
1676
October 6, 1676
Age 31
Hartford, Hartford , Connecticut
1677
August 28, 1677
Age 31
Hartford, CT
1679
November 13, 1679
Age 34
Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, USA
1682
June 18, 1682
Age 36
Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, USA
1684
March 14, 1684
Age 38
Hartford, CT