Eli Whitney

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Eli Whitney

Inventor of the Cotton Gin


    Eli Whitney

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    • 2nd Generation — Father of Eli Whitney
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 3 May 1741 
    • Birth Location:
    • Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 25 Aug 1807 
    • Death Location:
    • Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Memorial Cemetery, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 7 Feb 1765 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts 

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  • Sources for Eli Whitney

    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Westborough, Vol. 1, p. 106, Birth record for son Eli Whitney.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Westborough, Vol. 1, p. 106, Birth record for Eli Whitney.
    • 4 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Westborough, Vol. 1, p. 257, Death record for Eli Whitney.
    • 5 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Westborough, Vol. 1, p. 148, Marriage record for Eli Whitney and Elizabeth Fay.
    • 7 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.
    • 8 Whitney, Henry Austin, A Brief Account of the Descendants of John and Elinor Whitney of Watertown, Mass., Boston: Henry W. Dutton and Son, Printers (1857), 15, Google Books (Digital Library).