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Eli Whitney was born 3 May 1740 in Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States to Nathaniel Whitney (1695-1776) and Mary Child (1699-1776) and died 12 August 1807 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Fay (1740-1777) 9 February 1765 in Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. He married Judith Morse (1737-c1826) 12 June 1779 in Westborough, Massachusetts, United States. William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.


Children


Offspring of Eli Whitney and Elizabeth Fay (1740-1777)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Eli Whitney (1765-1825) 8 December 1765 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States 8 January 1825 New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States Henrietta Frances Edwards (1786-1870)
Elizabeth Fay Whitney (1767-1827) 16 April 1767 Westborough, Massachusetts, United States 8 February 1827 Westborough, Massachusetts, United States Elihu Blake (1764-1849)
Benjamin Whitney (1768-1842)
Josiah Whitney (1770-1839)


 




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