Rev. Samuel Whiting

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Samuel Whiting

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Death: September 27, 1725 (55)
Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Enfield, Hartford , Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. John Whiting and Sybil Whiting
Husband of Elizabeth Niles
Father of Ann Fitch; Elizabeth Whiting; Col. William Whiting; Col. John Whiting; Sibyl Backus and 3 others
Brother of Sybil Gray; John Whiting; Col. William Whiting; Martha Eells; Sarah Hamlin and 1 other
Half brother of Col. Joseph Whiting, Esq.; Thomas Whiting; Mary Whiting; Elizabeth Pitkin and Nathaniel Whiting

Occupation: first minister of Windham, Conn, Reverand
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About Rev. Samuel Whiting

Rev. Samuel Whiting of Windham, CT, son of Rev. John Whiting and Sybil Collins. Married on Sept. 14, 1696 to Elizabeth Adams, Daughter of Rev. William & Alice (Bradford) she married second on Dec. 22, 1737 as his third wife, Rev. Samuel Niles of Braintree, Mass


From page 285 of Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler ... and Related Papers: With a ... By William Seymour Tyler

202. Rev. John Whiting, son of Major William and Susanna, was born about 1635, graduated at Harvard 1653, joined the church in Cambridge, and in 1657 became assistant to Rev. Edward Norris at Salem. .... John Whiting was twice married (1) to (203) Sybil, daughter of (204) Dea. Edward and Martha Collins. ... Their seventh child was:

205. Rev. Samuel* Whiting (John* William') of Windham, Conn., was born at Hartford, April 22, 1670, and died at Enfield, Conn., September 27, 1725. He studied for the ministry under Rev. James Fitch of Norwich, there being no college in Connecticut. In 1692 he was called to be the first minister at Windham. As an inducement he was promised 50 anuually, and a dwelling to be eighteen feet square and two stories high! He was ordained at Windham December 4, 1700, and his salary increased to 100 with a supply of fuel. He married September 14, 1696 Elizabeth Adams of Dedham, Mass. (215).

They had thirteen children:

  1. Anne Whiting, January 2, 1698, m. Joseph Fitch.
  2. Samuel Whiting, February 20, 1700, lost at sea 1713.
  3. Elizabeth Whiting, February 11, 1702, died September, 1730, unmarried.
  4. William Whiting, January 22, 1704, lived in Norwich.
  5. Joseph Whiting, February 17, 1705, died unmarried.
  6. John Whiting, February 20, 1706, lived in Windham.
  7. Sybil Whiting, May 6, 1708, m. John Backus, Jr.
  8. Martha Whiting, March 12, 1710, died June 29, 1719.
  9. Mary Whiting, November 24, 1712, m. Rev. Thomas Clap, President of Yale College.
  10. Eliphalet Whiting, April 8, 1715, died August 9, 1736, unmarried.
  11. Elisha Whiting, January 17, 1717.
  12. Samuel Whiting, May 15, 1720.
  13. Nathan Whiting, May 4, 1724.

We kn. not dates of b. of any one of the five ch. nam. in that will, the two bef. ment. and (2515i[2][1]) Samuel, of wh. however we never hear more, Sarah, who m. first, Jacob Mygatt, near the end of 1654, and in 1683, John King, or Mary, who m. 3 Aug. 1664, Rev. Nathaniel Collins of Middletown; but of Joseph, ment. in the first codic. we learn from Goodwin, that he was b. 2 Oct. 1645; and ano. s. was b. posthum. as we learn from the order of Ct. in Trumbull, Col. Rec. I. 495, but of him no more is told. His wid. m. 1650, (5029viii) Samuel Fitch of H. and next m. Alexander Bryan of Milford, but d. bef. him, at the ho. of her d. Collins, and was bur. at Middletown, 8 July 1673." -Savage


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Rev. Samuel Whiting's Timeline

April 22, 1670
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
January 2, 1698
Age 27
Windham, CT, USA
February 11, 1701
Age 30
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
January 22, 1704
Age 33
Norwich, New London, Connecticut
February 20, 1706
Age 35
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
May 8, 1709
Age 39
Windham, Connecticut, United States
November 12, 1712
Age 42
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
May 15, 1720
Age 50
Windham, Windham County, Connecticut
May 4, 1724
Age 54
Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United States
September 27, 1725
Age 55
Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut