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Whittlesey, David Chester, 1803-1883



David Chester Whittlesey (1803-1883) was born in New Preston, part of Washington, Conn. He was a justice of the peace, county commissioner, and, in 1832 and 1833 a member of the General Assembly. He was active in the Congregational Church of New Preston. He married Mary Cogswell (1802-1880). Their children were David Eliphalet, Martha Pomeroy, John Eliphalet, Frederick, and Fanny Pomeroy.

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Whittlesey family papers


Identifier: 2001-14-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Whittlesey family, primarily relating to the activities of David Whittlesey (1750-1825), his son David Chester Whittlesey (1803-1880), both of New Preston, (part of Washington), Conn., and David Chester Whittlesey's son John Eliphalet Whittlesey (1830-1910), who served in the Civil War and then settled in Houston, Tex. Also included are papers related to the Hazen, Mitchell, and Titus families of Washington, late 1700s-early 1800s. The collection includes correspondence,...
Dates: Created: 1775-1912; Other: Date acquired: 07/07/2002