Eli Whitney

Ancestry of
Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin


    John Fay Jr.

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandfather of Eli Whitney
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 12 
    • Birth Date:
    • 30 Nov 1669 
    • Birth Location:
    • Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 5 Jan 1747 
    • Death Location:
    • Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Pine Grove Cemetery, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 1 Dec 1690 
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    • Spouse:
    • Levinah Brigham
    • Marriage Date:
    • 16 Dec 1729

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  • Sources for John Fay Jr.

    • 1 Encyclopedia of Connecticut Biography: Genealogical - Memorial, New York: The American Historical Society (1917), 250.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Marlborough Births, Vol. 1, Page 69.
    • 4 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Marlborough, Vol. 1, p. 68, Birth record for daughter Bathsheba Fay.
    • 5 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Westborough, Vol. 1, p. 38, Birth record for daughter Bathsheba Fay.
    • 6 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), July 1936, Vol. 90, Page 289.
    • 8 Cutter, William Richard, ed., New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of . . . Volume 4, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1914), 2119, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 9 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), 20-27.