Ellen DeGeneres

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Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality


    Alvan Fosdick Whittemore

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandfather of Ellen DeGeneres
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 68 
    • Birth Date:
    • 22 Aug 1796 
    • Birth Location:
    • New London, New London Co., Connecticut 
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    • Death Date:
    • 17 Jan 1869 
    • Death Location:
    • Essex, Middlesex, Connecticut 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 1 Aug 1819 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut 
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    • Spouse:
    • Theresa Southworth
    • Marriage Date:
    • 2 Oct 1833
    • Marriage Location:
    • Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut

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  • Sources for Alvan Fosdick Whittemore

    • 3 History of Middlesex County, Connecticut: With Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men, New York: J. B. Beers and Co. (1884), 365, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 4 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1954, Vol. 108, p. 245.
    • 5 Chapman, Rev. Frederick W., The Pratt Family: Or the Descendants of Lieut. William Pratt, One of the First Settlers of Hartford and Say-Brook . . ., Hartford: Case, Lockwood and Company (1864), 126, FamilySearch.org (Online Database).
    • 6 Whittemore, Bernard Bemis, A Genealogy of Several Branches of the Whittemore Family: Including the Original Whittemore Family of . . ., Nashua, New Hampshire: Francis P. Whittemore, Book and Job Printer (1890), 80, Google Books (Digital Library).

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