Eli Whitney

Ancestry of
Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin


    John Child Jr.

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandfather of Eli Whitney
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 10 
    • Birth Date:
    • 25 Apr 1669 
    • Birth Location:
    • Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts 
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    • from 6 Apr 1742 to 14 Dec 1747 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 5 Oct 1693 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts 

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  • Sources for John Child Jr.

    • 1 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1983, Vol. 137, Page 145.
    • 3 Child, Elias, Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, Utica, NY: Curtiss and Childs, Printers (1881), 507.
    • 4 Coburn, Frederick William, History of Lowell and Its People, Volume 2, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co. (1920), Part 2, Page 104.
    • 6 Smith, Dean Crawford, The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton, 1878-1908: Part 1, The Ancestry of Warren Francis Kempton 1817-1879, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1996), 478, Internet Archive (Digital Library).