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Genealogy of the Whittlesey-Whittelsey family based upon the 1855 Memorials of the Whittlesey Family, the 1898, 1941 and 1992 Whittelsey/Whittlesey Genealogies along with input from family members. In addition there is information on the Descendants of Seth Savage of Berlin, Connecticut
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Eliphalet WHITTLESEY

Eliphalet WHITTLESEY

Male 1714 - 1786  (72 years)

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  • Name Eliphalet WHITTLESEY  [1, 2, 3
    Born 10 May 1714  Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN MFHN-JL 
    FamilySearch Id L78Q-C4X 
    Occupation Farmer 
    _COLOR
    _FSFTID LCX5-SXV 
    _UID BB80E7A9F66DD5118D2D40D302C101E489FC 
    Died 12 Jul 1786  Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried
    Headstone for Eliphalet Whittlesey, 1714-1786
    Headstone for Eliphalet Whittlesey, 1714-1786
    Person ID I65  John Whittelsey (1623-1704) Descendants
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2014 

    Father Ancestors Eliphalet WHITTLESEY,   b. 24 Jul 1679, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1757, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Mary PRATT,   b. 24 May 1677, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1758, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1702  Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F41  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Dorothy KELLOGG,   b. 24 Dec 1716, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1772, Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1736  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Martin WHITTLESEY,   b. 5 Oct 1737, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1800, Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Married: 1x2. Lemuel WHITTLESEY,   b. 16 May 1740, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1823, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Married: 1x3. John WHITTLESEY,   b. 23 Dec 1741, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1812, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Married: 1x4. Anna WHITTLESEY,   b. 27 Feb 1744, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1810, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Married: 1x5. Abner WHITTLESEY,   b. 1 May 1746, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1821, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Married: 1x6. Eliphalet WHITTLESEY,   b. 2 Jul 1748, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1823, Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Married: 2x7. David WHITTLESEY,   b. 18 Aug 1750, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1825, Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Married: 1x8. Asaph WHITTLESEY,   b. 12 May 1753, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1778, Fort Wintermont, Near Elmira, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Married: 1x9. Dorothy WHITTLESEY,   b. 5 Sep 1755, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1824, Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Married: 1x10. Elisha WHITTLESEY,   b. 8 Jan 1758, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1802, Probably Danbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     11. Roger WHITTLESEY,   b. 6 Oct 1760, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1761, Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah MALLORY 
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 May 1714 - Newington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Dec 1736 - Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jul 1786 - Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Home of Eliphalet and Dorothy Kellogg Whittlesey in Whittlesey Valley, New Preston, Connecticut
    Home of Eliphalet and Dorothy Kellogg Whittlesey in Whittlesey Valley, New Preston, Connecticut
    Home of Eliphalet and Dorothy Kellogg Whittlesey in Whittlesey Valley, New Preston, Connecticut
    Home of Eliphalet and Dorothy Kellogg Whittlesey in Whittlesey Valley, New Preston, Connecticut

    Documents
    Martin Whittlesey
1737- 1800?; 1808? ; 1829
    Martin Whittlesey 1737- 1800?; 1808? ; 1829
    This history of the life of Lemuel Whittlesey was written by Natalie Iafolla who is nine generations removed from Eliphalet Whittlesey, #42 in the 1992 W-W Genealogy. Martin, along with his brothers Lemuel, Abner, Asaph and his sister Anna has been the subject of her historical reviews of their lives. Martin remained in Connecticut throughout his life and this document provides an excellent exposure to the lives of these early families. He was among the early settlers in Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut.
    Lemuel Whittlesey
1740-1823
    Lemuel Whittlesey 1740-1823
    This history of the life of Lemuel Whittlesey was written by Natalie Iafolla who is nine generations removed from Eliphalet Whittlesey, #42 in the 1992 W-W Genealogy. Lemuel, along with his brothers Martin, Abner, Asaph and his sister Anna has been the subject of her historical reviews of their lives. Lemuel remained in Connecticut throughout his life and this document provides an excellent exposure to the lives of these early families.
    Asaph Whittlesey
1753-1778
    Asaph Whittlesey 1753-1778
    This history of the life of Lemuel Whittlesey was written by Natalie Jenkins Iafolla who is nine generations removed from Eliphalet Whittlesey, #42 in the 1992 W-W Genealogy, Father of Asaph. Asaph, along with his brothers Lemuel, Martin, Abner and his sister Anna, has been the subject of her historical reviews of their lives. This document is 37 pages in length and provides an outstanding history of the expansion to the west of Connecticut to the Wyoming Valley of what is now Pennsylvania. The buildup to the Battle of Wyoming in 1778 is described in great detail. It was during this battle that the very young, yet much accomplished, Asaph perished.

    Anna Whittlesey
1744-1810
    Anna Whittlesey 1744-1810
    This history of the life of Anna Whittlesey was written by Natalie Jenkins Iafolla who is nine generations removed from Eliphalet Whittlesey, #42 in the 1992 W-W Genealogy, Father of Asaph. Asaph, along with his brothers Lemuel, Martin, Abner and his sister Anna, has been the subject of her historical reviews of their lives. Great incite into the wives of military men serving in the Revolutionary War and life in Litchfield County, Connecticut. Her husband was Major William Cogswell and his life is also portrayed.

  • Notes 
    • Also baptized and endowed in the Provo Temple on 13 Jan 1990 & 18 Jul 1990


      Taken from notes of Betty Harper: "Eliphalet was born at Newington,Conn., May 10, 1714, where he lived and became a prosperous farmer, apillar in the church, a brave and energetic soldier and officer in theColonial wars, in which he took a vererery active and important part. As asoldier he fought with valor and rose rapidly to the rank of Captain. OnDec. 16, 1736 Mr. Whittlesey married Dorothy Kellogg who was born Dec.24, 1716, daughter of Martin Kellogg. Mr. Whittlesey was commissioned bythe General Assembly on the 13th of October 1748 to be ensign of the 18thCo. or train band in the 6th regiment of the Colony of Conn. On May 9,he was commissioned Lieut. of same Company and regiment. March 7, 1756,he was appointed and commissioned Captain of 6th Co. 4th regiment. Feb.9, 1757 he was commissioned Captain of 10th Co. 6th regiment. March 1757Captain 4th Co. 1st regiment (Phineas Lyman Co.) 1759/60 Captain 5th Co.1st regiment. The pay of Captain was 61. (probably pounds, RS) In 1760when Eliphalet Whittlesey was appointed he was placed at the head of acompany which was raised on a call for 25,000 men for Major-GeneralWilliam Shirley's command to operate at Crown Point and Iroquois Lake.Captain Whittlesey particcipated in the battles and remained in serviceduring the war. In the campaign of 1757 which resulted in the surrenderof Fort William Henry to Montcalm's forces, Captain Whittlesey had thecommand of a picked company of 100 men. In 1758 Fort Edward was the baseof operations and Ticonderoga the objective point. He was always in thethickest of the battles at the head of his company, which inspired hismen to such fighting as can only be done when they are led by the bravestofficers."
      Records---Colony of Conn. 1747-1761

      Md (2) Hannah MALLERY (widow).

      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      Also baptized and endowed in the Provo Temple on 13 Jan 1990 & 18 Jul 1990

      Taken from notes of Betty Harper: "Eliphalet was born at Newington,Conn., May 10, 1714, where he lived and became a prosperous farmer, apillar in the church, a brave and energetic soldier and officer in theColonial wars, in which he took a vererery active and important part. As asoldier he fought with valor and rose rapidly to the rank of Captain. OnDec. 16, 1736 Mr. Whittlesey married Dorothy Kellogg who was born Dec.24, 1716, daughter of Martin Kellogg. Mr. Whittlesey was commissioned bythe General Assembly on the 13th of October 1748 to be ensign of the 18thCo. or train band in the 6th regiment of the Colony of Conn. On May 9,he was commissioned Lieut. of same Company and regiment. March 7, 1756,he was appointed and commissioned Captain of 6th Co. 4th regiment. Feb.9, 1757 he was commissioned Captain of 10th Co. 6th regiment. March 1757Captain 4th Co. 1st regiment (Phineas Lyman Co.) 1759/60 Captain 5th Co.1st regiment. The pay of Captain was 61. (probably pounds, RS) In 1760when Eliphalet Whittlesey was appointed he was placed at the head of acompany which was raised on a call for 25,000 men for Major-GeneralWilliam Shirley's command to operate at Crown Point and Iroquois Lake.Captain Whittlesey particcipated in the battles and remained in serviceduring the war. In the campaign of 1757 which resulted in the surrenderof Fort William Henry to Montcalm's forces, Captain Whittlesey had thecommand of a picked company of 100 men. In 1758 Fort Edward was the baseof operations and Ticonderoga the objective point. He was always in thethickest of the battles at the head of his company, which inspired hismen to such fighting as can only be done when they are led by the bravestofficers."
      Records---Colony of Conn. 1747-1761

      Md (2) Hannah MALLERY (widow).

      Also baptized and endowed in the Provo Temple on 13 Jan 1990 & 18 Jul 1990

      Taken from notes of Betty Harper: "Eliphalet was born at Newington,Conn., May 10, 1714, where he lived and became a prosperous farmer, apillar in the church, a brave and energetic soldier and officer in theColonial wars, in which he took a vererery active and important part. As asoldier he fought with valor and rose rapidly to the rank of Captain. OnDec. 16, 1736 Mr. Whittlesey married Dorothy Kellogg who was born Dec.24, 1716, daughter of Martin Kellogg. Mr. Whittlesey was commissioned bythe General Assembly on the 13th of October 1748 to be ensign of the 18thCo. or train band in the 6th regiment of the Colony of Conn. On May 9,he was commissioned Lieut. of same Company and regiment. March 7, 1756,he was appointed and commissioned Captain of 6th Co. 4th regiment. Feb.9, 1757 he was commissioned Captain of 10th Co. 6th regiment. March 1757Captain 4th Co. 1st regiment (Phineas Lyman Co.) 1759/60 Captain 5th Co.1st regiment. The pay of Captain was 61. (probably pounds, RS) In 1760when Eliphalet Whittlesey was appointed he was placed at the head of acompany which was raised on a call for 25,000 men for Major-GeneralWilliam Shirley's command to operate at Crown Point and Iroquois Lake.Captain Whittlesey particcipated in the battles and remained in serviceduring the war. In the campaign of 1757 which resulted in the surrenderof Fort William Henry to Montcalm's forces, Captain Whittlesey had thecommand of a picked company of 100 men. In 1758 Fort Edward was the baseof operations and Ticonderoga the objective point. He was always in thethickest of the battles at the head of his company, which inspired hismen to such fighting as can only be done when they are led by the bravestofficers."
      Records---Colony of Conn. 1747-1761

      Md (2) Hannah MALLERY (widow).

      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      Also baptized and endowed in the Provo Temple on 13 Jan 1990 & 18 Jul 1990

      Taken from notes of Betty Harper: "Eliphalet was born at Newington,Conn., May 10, 1714, where he lived and became a prosperous farmer, apillar in the church, a brave and energetic soldier and officer in theColonial wars, in which he took a vererery active and important part. As asoldier he fought with valor and rose rapidly to the rank of Captain. OnDec. 16, 1736 Mr. Whittlesey married Dorothy Kellogg who was born Dec.24, 1716, daughter of Martin Kellogg. Mr. Whittlesey was commissioned bythe General Assembly on the 13th of October 1748 to be ensign of the 18thCo. or train band in the 6th regiment of the Colony of Conn. On May 9,he was commissioned Lieut. of same Company and regiment. March 7, 1756,he was appointed and commissioned Captain of 6th Co. 4th regiment. Feb.9, 1757 he was commissioned Captain of 10th Co. 6th regiment. March 1757Captain 4th Co. 1st regiment (Phineas Lyman Co.) 1759/60 Captain 5th Co.1st regiment. The pay of Captain was 61. (probably pounds, RS) In 1760when Eliphalet Whittlesey was appointed he was placed at the head of acompany which was raised on a call for 25,000 men for Major-GeneralWilliam Shirley's command to operate at Crown Point and Iroquois Lake.Captain Whittlesey particcipated in the battles and remained in serviceduring the war. In the campaign of 1757 which resulted in the surrenderof Fort William Henry to Montcalm's forces, Captain Whittlesey had thecommand of a picked company of 100 men. In 1758 Fort Edward was the baseof operations and Ticonderoga the objective point. He was always in thethickest of the battles at the head of his company, which inspired hismen to such fighting as can only be done when they are led by the bravestofficers."
      Records---Colony of Conn. 1747-1761

      Md (2) Hannah MALLERY (widow).

      Also baptized and endowed in the Provo Temple on 13 Jan 1990 & 18 Jul 1990

      Taken from notes of Betty Harper: "Eliphalet was born at Newington,Conn., May 10, 1714, where he lived and became a prosperous farmer, apillar in the church, a brave and energetic soldier and officer in theColonial wars, in which he took a vererery active and important part. As asoldier he fought with valor and rose rapidly to the rank of Captain. OnDec. 16, 1736 Mr. Whittlesey married Dorothy Kellogg who was born Dec.24, 1716, daughter of Martin Kellogg. Mr. Whittlesey was commissioned bythe General Assembly on the 13th of October 1748 to be ensign of the 18thCo. or train band in the 6th regiment of the Colony of Conn. On May 9,he was commissioned Lieut. of same Company and regiment. March 7, 1756,he was appointed and commissioned Captain of 6th Co. 4th regiment. Feb.9, 1757 he was commissioned Captain of 10th Co. 6th regiment. March 1757Captain 4th Co. 1st regiment (Phineas Lyman Co.) 1759/60 Captain 5th Co.1st regiment. The pay of Captain was 61. (probably pounds, RS) In 1760when Eliphalet Whittlesey was appointed he was placed at the head of acompany which was raised on a call for 25,000 men for Major-GeneralWilliam Shirley's command to operate at Crown Point and Iroquois Lake.Captain Whittlesey particcipated in the battles and remained in serviceduring the war. In the campaign of 1757 which resulted in the surrenderof Fort William Henry to Montcalm's forces, Captain Whittlesey had thecommand of a picked company of 100 men. In 1758 Fort Edward was the baseof operations and Ticonderoga the objective point. He was always in thethickest of the battles at the head of his company, which inspired hismen to such fighting as can only be done when they are led by the bravestofficers."
      Records---Colony of Conn. 1747-1761

      Md (2) Hannah MALLERY (widow).

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] Book: Genealogy of the Whittlesey-Whittelsey Family, Third Edition.

    2. [S57] Book: Genealogy of the Whittelsey-Whittlesey Family.
      35; 49-52

    3. [S59] Pedigree Resource File CD 19.
      pp 12, 28-30
      Third Generation in USA