Eli Whitney

Ancestry of
Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin


    Eli Whitney

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 8 Dec 1765 
    • Birth Location:
    • Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 8 Jan 1825 
    • Death Location:
    • New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven Co., Connecticut 
    • Notes: 
    • Inventor of the cotton gin.
  • Marriages for Eli Whitney


    • Spouse:
    • Henrietta Edwards
    • Marriage Date:
    • 1817

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  • Sources for Eli Whitney

    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Westborough Births, Vol. 1, Page 106, Birth record for Eli Whitney.
    • 3 Johnson, George Henry, One Branch of the Fay Family Tree: An Account of the Ancestors and Descendants of William and Elizabeth Fay, Columbus, Ohio: The Champlin Press (1913), 28-29.