Joseph Whiting



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Joseph Whiting   see Family Tree
Born: 1681 Hartford, Hartford, CT

Christening :  27 FEB 1681 Hartford, Hartford Co., CT


CT State Library
CT Church Record Reel #547
Hartford Second Church of Christ Records (p.11)
Married: 30 Jan 1709-10 New Haven, New Haven, CT
Marriage Record
Connecticut Vital Records New Haven Part 1 "Mr. Joseph Whiting and Hannah Trowbridge were married January; 30 1709/10 H. Jeremiah Osborn Esq Justice ye peace.
Died: 04 Apr 1748 Milford, New Haven, CT

Buried: Center Church Crypt Cemetery 215-5, New Haven, CT

From Inscriptions on tombstones in Milford, Conn by Nathan G. Pond.


John Whiting


Phoebe Gregson


Hannah Trowbridge


1. Hannah Whiting b. 21 Feb 1712/13

2. Mary Whiting b. 05 Feb 1714/15

3. Elizabeth Whiting b. 08 Jun 1717

4. Phebe Whiting b. 23 Oct 1720

5. John Whiting b. 01 Mar 1721/22

6. Sarah Whiting b. 15 Apr 1725

7. Joseph Whiting b. 28 Jan 1726/27

8. Elisah Whiting b. 14 Jul 1729 New Haven, New Haven, CT

"WHITING, JOSEPH. New Haven, s. of Rev. John of Hartford, m. 30 Jan. 1710, Hannah, d. of Thomas Trowbridge the sec. of the same, had Hannah, b. 21 Feb. 1712; Mary, 5 Feb. 1714; Elizabeth 8 June 1717; Phebe, 23 Oct. 1720; John, 1 Mar. 1722; Sarah, 15 Apr. 1725; Joseph, 28 Jan. 1727; and Elisha, 29 July 1729; chos. rep. 1716, and sev. yrs. later, and assist. 1725-46; and d. 4 Apr. 1748, as did his wid. 9 Aug. foll." ("The First Settlers of New England", by John Savage, 1862)

According to F. W. Chapman who wrote a genealogy on the Trowbridge family in 1872, "Hannah Trowbridge, daughter of Thomas and Hannah (Ball) Trowbridge, his second wife; born March 30, 1690; was married, January 30, 1710, to Joseph Whiting, grandson of William Whiting, of Hartford, a wealthy merchant and distinguished citizen, and son of John Whiting, who graduated at Harvard College in 1653, and was tutor in the same."

"Joseph Whiting held many important offices of trust, Judge of the Courts. Representative in 1716,1722 and 1724, and Clerk of the House, Assistant from 1725 to 1746,etc." He and Hannah both left large estates, and from them Whiting street derives its name.