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Henrietta E Whitney was born 28 June 1786 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States to Pierpont Edwards (1750-1826) and Francis Ogden (1750-1800) and died 16 April 1870 New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States of unspecified causes. She married Eli Whitney (1765-1825) 6 January 1817 .

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Henrietta Whitney was the granddaughter of Jonathan Edwards, initiator of "The First Great Awakening" in the 1730's and 1740's: "This was a religious movement in America that had a great impact on the future of America."

He also notes that her Edwards lineage was from William Edwards, the Puritan immigrant, one of the first settlers of Hartford, Connecticut: Henrietta-6, Pierpont-5, Jonathan-4, Timothy-3, Richard-2, William-1.



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