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Major Daniel Whitehead and wife Ann Stevenson lived in Newtown and Jamaica, Long Island, New York. Major Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica was reportedly a man of wealth and enterprise, a magistrate, ranger-general, patentee of Jamiaca, on the committee of saveth, and on the committee for building a meeting house, a Jacobite, a representative in Colonial Assembly, and a trustee of the Parish Church.

c1646 Daniel Whitehead was born, based on death at age 58 in 1704. [1]

1664 The British took over control on the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, and changed the name to New York. [2]

1665 Major Daniel Whitehead deposed, on Jan. 10th, 1704, that at the time of the coming of Coll. Nicoll, Esq. then Governor of the province of New York, his father and he, then living at Mespatt Kills, chose deputies to send to the general meeting at Hempstead. [3]

1665 Daniel Denton, first husband of Abigail Stevenson, represented Jamaica, Long Island at a three day conference at Hempstead, Long Island with the new governor of New York. [4]. Soon after, the Duke’s Laws were written, and they were very tolerant in religious matters, even though the government was Catholic. [5]

1666 On May 30, Thomas Stevens of Southampton [Abigail Stevenson's brother] sold to Daniel Whitehead Jr, of Mashpeage Kells, lands, houses, and upland, that formerly belonged to his father Thomas Stevens. The land was in Mashpeage Kell, between land belonging to Loras Peterson and Peter Forman. Daniel Whitehead Jr sold the land to Loras Peterson on 20 April, 1667. [6]

1668 "The frequent taking up of land [by Newtown settlers], rendered it necessary to appoint permanent surveyors, and ... on January 1st, Ralph Hunt, Daniel Whitehead and John Burroughes were chosen to this office, and their fees were established at two pence an acre." [7]

Abigail Stevenson and Daniel Denton were married. [8]

1670 At a trial involving land granted by the Indians to the inhabitants of Huntington, Daniel Whitehead testified that ye Indyan sachem Nassasconsett had no land on the west side of Nesaquake River. [9]

1670 Abigail Stevenson was named (as daughter Abigail Denton) in the will of Ann Graves of Newtown. The will was not allowed by the court. Dated December 31, 1670. [10]

Daniel Whitehead moved to Jamaica, New York. [11]

1672 Daniel Denton returned to New York to find that his wife Abigail was pregnant. She admitted infidelity, naming Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica (son of Daniel) as the father. At the Court of Sessions in June 1672, she stood "accused for her incontinency, and committing Adultery in ye absence of her Husband, then about his Occasions in Europe." The lower court sent the case up to Governor Francis Lovelace and his Council, from whom Daniel obtained a bill of absolute divorce on 16 June 1672. On the first Wednesday of October (5 October 1672), Mrs. Denton petitioned the New York General Court of Assizes concerning remarriage. Expressing a great sense of grief and sorrow for her miscarriage against her "late" husband, she had undergone the censure of the law. But she pointed out that since the divorce he was at liberty to remarry. Citing the temptations of a single life, and the need of support for herself and three children on five shillings a week plus what she could earn, she pleaded that in a short time she would become a charge of the town. For that reason she asked permission to remarry. The court acceeded, and that same month Abigail married Daniel Whitehead, bringing their firstborn child with her. Her two Denton children stayed with their father. [12]

1672 An order was made by the Court of Asizes for the colony of New York permitting Abigail Denton, divorced wife of Daniel Denton, to remarry. Dated October 4. [13]

1672 Daniel Whitehead and Abigail Stevenson, daughter of Thomas Stevenson [14], were married on 2 Oct 1672 in Jamaica, Long Island, New York Abigail Stevenson was the former wife of Daniel Denton, Sr. from whom she separated on 26 June 1672.

1673 Richard Darling of Jamaica, sold 5 acres of meadow to Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica. Dated December 8. [15]

1673 The Dutch captured and temporarily regained control of the colony. In 1674,the British regained control by treaty and Governor Andros became governor.

1675 Daniel Whitehead was named on a committee to build a corn mill and saw mill in Jamaica, Long Island. [16]

1677 Thomas Welling of Jamaica, sold housing, home lot, barn and orchard to Daniel Whitehead on October 31. [17]

1677 Daniel Whitehead and Will Creed sold a barn, lot and orchard to John Skidmore. [18]

1678 Daniel Whitehead and Daniel Denton were to go with the indians to mark the bounds of purchased land near Jamaica, Long Island. [19]

1679 Daniel Whitehead was to new the fences around the corn fields about Jamaica, Long Island. [20]

1679 The June court docket for Jamaica listed an action by Daniel Whitehead against John Okeson and Henry Mott. The defendants did not appear. [21]

1679 Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica [Long Island] was given a license to tap [likely to sell liquor]. Dated June 14. [22]

1679 Daniel Whitehead and Elias Doughty served on a jury for the court at Jamaica, Long Island. Dated June 14. [23]

1679 Daniel Whitehead & Wm. Creed, of Jamecoe, sold to Thos. Morrel & John Haytor, a meadow in front of a little island going on to a certain island called the Hawtrees. Witnessed by John Hart & Richard Eedes. Dated August 9. [24] [25]

1679/80 William Ruscoe sold 5 acres and home lot to Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica. [26]

1680 Daniel Whitehead and Joseph Smith Sr were overseers for the will of John Skidmore of Jamaica. [27]

1680 The sheriff of Long Island paid Daniel Whitehead for several services in Flatland, New Utrecht, Hampstead, and Jamaica, and for wine. [28]

1681 Constables and representatives of Jamaica, including Daniel Whitehead, and of Flushing, including Elias Doughty, met on the east side of the Little Playnes to mark the boundary between the towns. Trees were marked with a T for Flushing and H for Jamaica. Dated April 4. [29]

1681 An Indian deed originally dated 7 March 1663 was confirmed on 12 April 1681 between Indian leaders and the citizens of Jamaica, Long Island. Daniel Whitehead was a signor for Jamaica in 1681. [30]

1683 Daniel Whitehead was taxed £118 on a rates list for Jamaica for 2 horses, 0 ox, 6 cows, 2 swine, 45 land, and 0 heads. Dated October 11. [31]

1683 Jonathan Wood sold 10 acres to Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica. Dated October 26. [32]

168? John Skidmore, son of John Skidmore, deceased, sold land in Jamaica to Daniel Whitehead. [33]

1683 Gersham Moore, Samuel Moore, and Daniel Whitehead, were named as executors for the will of William Osburne of Gravesend. [34]

1684 Daniel Whitehead was chosen Treasurer for Queens county. [35] [36]

1684 Daniel Whitehead was to be compensated for keeping Elizabeth Ford. [37]

1684 The towns of Hempstead and Jamaica agreed that the meadows on the west side of Rockaway River belonged to Jamaica. Signed by Daniell Whythed [Whitehead]. Dated December 2. [38]

1685 Indian chiefs sold the remaining part of Matinecock to several joint purchasers, including Daniel Whitehead. Dated January 9. [39] [40] [41]

1685 Daniel Whitehead conveyed to Richard Smith all his right to the land sold by the Indian Sachem Nasseconsehe to Edmond Wood and others. On the same day, Richard Smith conveyed to Daniel Whitehead land adjacent to Richard's son Job. Dated March 3. [42] [43] [44]

1685 Daniel Denton, Clerk, reported that the town had voted that Mr Whitehead was to go down on his own charges to make agreement with the governor about 200 acres on the east side of the river on the other side of Fosters meadow. Dated April 3. [45]

1685 Daniel Whitehead was commissioned to be ranger-general on Long Island, New York. Dated September 16. [46]

1685 Daniel Whitehead and others were commissioned as justices of the peace for Queens County, Long Island, New York. Dated October 20. [47]

1685 "Petition of Daniell Whitehead, of Jamaica, for a grant of 2 or 300 acres of vacant land. [Endorsed, granted, provided it be to the eastward of Hempstead and not already purchased from the Indians]" Dated December 17. [48]

1685 John Everet and wife Elizabeth sold 30 acres to Daniel Whitehead and William Creed of Jamaica. Dated December 26. [49]

1686 Daniel Whitehead and William Creed of Jamaica sold 25 acres on Newtown haypath to Johannes Williams. Dated February 10, 1685/86. [50]

1686 Governor Dongan issued a new patent to the town of Jamaica. Daniel Whitehead was named as a patentee. The patent clarified that Jamaica could not claim Rockaway Neck. Dated May 17. [51]

1686 "Petition of William White and other inhabitants of the town of Jamaica on Long Island for an order to require Daniel Whitehead to appear and answer their complaint" Dated June 15. [52]

1686 Nathaniel Lyons assigned to Daniel Whitehead. Dated June 29. [53]

1686 An agreement was made that Mr Daniel Whitehead shall have 400 acres at the upper end and the rest to belong to the unsatisfied party, if they pay Mr Whitehead £15. Dated August 2. [54]

1686 Ralph Hall and wife Jane sold all housings and land at Madnans Neck to Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica. Dated October 17. [55]

1686 Daniel Whitehead was listed on the Dongan charter for Flushing, Long Island.

1687 Jonathan Stevenson, brother-in-law, to Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica. Dated March 18, 1686/87. [56]

1688 Samuel Telly to Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica. Dated February 20, 1687/88. [57]

1688 Governor Dongan reported to the Committe of trade in the province of New York, concerning the excise tax for Long Island, that it was false that Daniel Whitehead had offered 3 pounds for Governor Dongan's license. Governor Dongan felt that an excise of 52 pounds was too little. Dated February 22, 1687. [58]

1687 Justice Whitehead and others were deputized at a town meeting of Jamaica to meet with men of Hempstead to run the line between the towns. Dated December 12. [59]

1688 John Harrison of Flushing, taylor, and Elizabeth his wife, to Daniell Whitehead of Jamaica. 20 acre lot, No 82 in Flushing. Dated January 8. [60]

1688 Daniel Whitehead was appointed one of "our justices to keep our peace in our county called Queens". Dated August 25. [61]

1688 Daniel Whitehead and William Creed of Jamaica sold land in Jamaica west to John Johnson of Flatbushm bordered by lands of Nathaniel Denton, George Wood, John Johnson, and the Newtown highway. Dated November 25. [62] [63]

1689 In April, news of the coup in England that deposed King James by William of Orange led to seizure of control of the colony by Leisler, a German Protestant. [64]

1689/90 On January 13, Daniel Whitehead's house at Jamaica was searched by Lieutenant Churchill and twenty soldiers. Grievances were enumerated in an anonymous pamphlet published in New York and republished in London in 1700, attacking Leysler's administration: "On the 13th of January this usurper Leysler, sends under the command of Lieut. Churchill twenty soldiers over to Long Island, the next day they come to Jamaica, where they in a violent manner by force of arms broke open the house of Mr. Daniel Whitehead, one of his Majesties Justices of the Peace appointed by our Governor Sir Edward Andros, and being entered into the house they in like manner aforesaid broke open several chests and boxes, but found not what they looked for and so returned the next day without doing any more mischief as we yet hear of."

1689/90 On January 7 and 23, Governor Leisler issued a [search] warrant for court records of Queens County, Long Island, now in the hands of Daniel Whitehead. [65] [66]

1689/90 On February 15, Governor Leisler issued an arrest warrant for several Queens County residents for supporting King James III, instead of King William, including Thomas Hicks and Daniel Whitehead. Jacob Leisler issued an arrest order on 7 June from Fort William. [67] [68]

1690 On 4 March, Governor Leisler wrote to Col. Code, the commander in chief of Maryland, warning that he knew of several hellish designs of papists, including Daniel Whitehead and other civil servants of the prior Catholic governor, who had left the colony of New York, perhaps to escape to Maryland. [69] [70]

On May 19th following, Stephen Van Cortlandt, Mayor of New York, in writing to Sir Edward Andres an account of the progress of the Leysler revolution mentions the fact that he, with Captain Jackson, Daniel Whitehead, and several others had been obliged to "flye from their homes to escape imprisonment at the hands of Leisler."

1689-1693 Daniel Whitehead was a justice in Queens county, Long Island, New York. [71]

1691-1704 Captain Daniel Whitehead was a member of the House of Representatives of the New York Assembly 1691-1704, which met at Fort William Henry [named Fort George in 1714][72] [73] [74]. [Photocopy] 1740 painting of Fort George, New York. [http://dmna.state.ny.us/forts/fortsE_L/georgeFort.htm] [Map, 1790, of Fort George, New York [Wikipedia].]

1691 Daniel Whitehead witnessed the will of George Woolsey of Jamaica. Dated November 2. [75]

1691 Jarvis Gunthorpe of Maspeth Kills sold land to Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica. Dated December 14. [76]

1692 Mr Whitehead and others were named to procure a parsonage in Jamaica. There was some dispute about the land, as described in the citation. Dated January 3. [77]

1692 John and Mary Baylies sold land and a grist mill to Daniel Whitehead, all of Jamaica. Dated April 11. [78]

1692 Daniel [or Samuel] Whitehead and Richard Cornell Sr were executors for the will of Henry Linington of Hempstead. [79]

1692 Daniel Whitehead and William Creed, both of Jamaica, in the north Riding of [York]shire, Long Island, New York, sold meadow on a neck of land called hawktree Neck, in the bounds of Jamaica. [80]

1693 Daniel Whitthead and William Creed, New York, sold part of an island in Newtown to Moses Pettet. Dated January 21, 1692/23. [81] Moses Pettit renounced this sale on June 9, 1696. [82]

1693 Daniel Whitehead purchased land on Matinecock Island from Richard Morris and then sold it to son-in-law John Taylor (husband of Mary). Upon Taylor's death, daughter Abigail inherited. Abigail later married Benjamin Woolsey. [83]

1693 Daniel Whitehead and wife Abigail of Jamaica, sold 20 acres upland in the hills of Flushing, joining to the Jamaica bounds, for the great love that he bears to Thomas Chambers and wife Phebe. Dated April 10. [84]

1693 Daniel Whitehead was a justice in Queens county, Long Island, New York. Dated April 20. [85]

1693 Daniel Whitehead and others were empowered, at a town meeting, to procure a settlement convenient for a parsonage in Jamaica. Dated September 29. [86]

1694 Daniel Whitthead, of Jamaica Queens County, New York, sold land on Kings Road in Jamaica to Thomas Wollsey. Dated April 5. [87]

1694 Daniel Whitehead confirmed a deed made by his father Daniel, deceased, to Joseph Sackit. Witnessed by John Harison and James Roscoe. [88] [89]

… I the sd Daniell Whithead for and in Consedrat… of a valibell some to me in hand paid by Joseph Sackit of Newtown in Quens Countey in the Eyland of Nasa … all my right titel sertin parsels of frish Madoas [fresh meadows?] setuatid Leyings and being in the bounds of newtown above sd belongin to me the said Daniel Whithead by vartie of money paid by my father Daniel Whithead Deceased for a wright of mada in the frich Madas In the bounds of newtown afoer sd as may further apeere by a wrighten given by frances Doughtie Him and about the sd premises I say that I the sd Danniel Whithead of Jamaca in the Eyland of Nasaw and Countey above sd Have Sould all the wrights of the frish Madas to the bove sd Joseph Sacket …

1694 Daniel Whitehead, of Jamaica, and Samuel Moore and Gershom Moore, of Newtown, were executors for the will of William Osborne. [90] [91]

1695 Daniell Whitehead of Jamaica and Abigail his wife to James Sands of Block Island, tract of land at Mattinnicock in Oyster Bay, bounded north by Sound, east by "ye neighborhood", west by ye creek. 400 acres, Price 200 pounds. Dated January 9, 1694/95. [92]

1695 Daniel and Abigail Whitehead sold a 20 acre lot in Flushing to Thomas Hedger. Dated August 14. [93]

1696 Daniel and Abigail Whitehead of Jamaica sold two salt meadow lots in Jamaica to Edward O'Hare, carpenter of Fosters meadow. Dated May 8. [94] [95] [96]. On 9 July, they sold "Oldfelds Island" to John Snedecor. [97]

1696 Daniel Whitthead and wife Abigail sold land on Ouldfelds Island, Jamaica, New York, to John Snedekur. Dated July 9. [98]

1696 Samuel Smith and wife Mary sold land to Daniel Whitthead. Dated October 3. [99]

1696 It was ordered that land at matinacocke owned by Capt Whitehead, which he bought of Mr jeryham, Shall be to him and any Person who shall Laie their Land within that Land it shall be made up to them oute of undevided Land of Hempstead. [100]

1698 Benjamin Thirston and wife Sarah sold land in Jamaica to Captain Daniel Whitthead. Dated February 5, 1697/98. [101]

1698 Daniel Whitehead gave a deposition about a barrel of money that Anthony Walters brought to his house. [102]

1698 Thomas Waters sold to Daniel Whitehead, both of Jamaica, his share of land they had jointly purchased from Thomas Foster. Dated August 13. [103]

1699 Daniel Whitehead, of Jamaica Queens County, New York, sold land at Long Neck, Jamaica to James Hadlock. Dated April 4. [104]

1699 Daniel Whitthead, of Jamaica Queens County, New York, sold land at Long Neck, Jamaica to Samuel Darling. Dated November 17. [105]

1699 Daniel Whitehead kept a public house at Jamaica.

1700 Isaac Marriott and Susannah Field were married on 2 February (twelfth month), 1699/1700, in Newtown, Long Island. Witnessed by Abigail and Daniel Whitehead and Jonathan and Sarah Whitehead and others. [106]

1700 Captain Daniel Whitehead, Gent., was recommended for the Council. Dated March 8.

1700 Petition of John Whitehead and William Huddleston owners of a piece land in the county of Orange known by the name of Verdredick hook, and called in the Indian language Quaspeeck, praying that the same may be surveyed and partitioned." Dated May 1. [107]

1700 Daniel Whitthead sold to brother David Whitthead, for natural love and affection, land in Jamaica. [108]

1700 Daniel Whitthead sold land at East Neck, Jamaica, New York, to Ram Dorlant and Garrett Dornaltt. Dated July 29. [109]

1700 John Hutchins, Esq (NYC), Daniel Whitehead, Jamaica, and John Sands of Coveneck, Nassau Island, gent to William Huddleston (NYC), OR Co, called Quasepech by Indians, from Fletcher to Marshall and Welch (?) Patten 1694. Wit. John Jackson, Robert Anderson, Robert Drummand. Dated October 15. [110]

1701 Daniel Whitehead and four others signed "in behalf of ourselves and upwards of two thirds of the freeholders and inhabitants of Queens County on Nassau Island" a letter from New York to the King William III, expressing "lively and gratefull sense, that our Religion and Liberties are in the greatest safety under your auspicious Reign". Dated December 30. [111]

1702 Daniel Whitehead and William Creed, as trustees of Jamaica, signed a deed with Joseph Heagaman, Peter Striker, and Cornelius Wickoff, as trustees of Flatbush. Dated October 8. [112]

1702 Daniel Whitehead of Jamaica and George Wood of Newtown, sold land in Newtown to Carel de Bevoise, carpenter, of Brooklyn. Dated November 30. [113]

1703 The will of Daniel Whitehead [114] [115] [116]:

In the name of God, Amen. I, Daniel Whitehead, of Jamaica, in Queens County. I leave to my son, Jonathan Whitehead, besides what I have formerly given him by deed, all my lands, tenements, and appurtenances in Jamaica, between the mill and Wellins path, lying westward of the mill, to John Okeys land, and southwest so far as my land runs. And also all my land on Cow neck in the Town of Hempstead. And all that my ¼ part of the mill standing on Gildersleve Creek, in said neck. And also all my meadow on the Old Town neck, in Jamaica, except that meadow I purchased of Mr. Anthony Waters, deceased, with all the hereditaments, To him my son Jonathan and his heirs, and in default of issue, then to my son Thomas Whitehead and his heirs. I also give to my son Jonathan, my negro man Joe. I leave to my loving wife, Abigail, my dwelling house I now live in, with the land adjoining, bounded on the south by the road to the ferry, on the west by Thomas Smith, north by Anthony Waters, And so much of my meadow as she shall have occasion for, during her life, and after her decease to my son Thomas and his heirs, and in default of such, then to my son Jonathan. I leave to my wife, my negro woman Mary, for life, and then to my daughter Deborah, wife of Thomas Hicks. I leave also to my son Thomas, all that my lot of land lying in the town of Jamaica, by the land of Colonel Henry Filkin; Also all my land on Stewards neck and Quarelsome neck, in Jamaica; Also the lot of land Thomas Chambers now lives on, and my other three lots of land lying by the same, within the bounds of the Township of Flushing; Also all that my lot of land lying as well within as without the Long neck fence in Jamaica; As also all my meadow in Long neck, And all my land and meadow in Hewtree neck, in the bounds of Jamaica, with all the privileges, etc., And also my Indian boy named Cupid. I leave to my grand son, Whitehead Hicks, the second son of my son in law, Thomas Hicks, the husband of my daughter Deborah, all that my land and meadow lying and being within the bounds and Township of Flushing, except the four 20 acre lots given to my son Thomas, To him and his heirs, and in default of such heirs, then to my daughter Deborah and her heirs. I leave to my son in law, Anthony Waters, the present husband of my daughter Elizabeth, all that land now in the possession of my brother, Daniel Whitehead, lying on the east side of the Plain run, joining to Hempstead bounds, That is to say, after the death of my said brother; And also all that my meadow lying in Old Town neck in Jamaica, which I bought of his father, Mr. Anthony Waters, deceased; And also all that my lot of land on the Hills in Jamaica, which was formerly Joseph Thurstons, deceased, To him and his heirs. I leave to my daughter Mary, widow of Thomas Burroughs, all my land at a place called Quaspack, in Orange County, up Hudson river, with all the privileges, during her life, and then to her daughter, Mary Burroughs, and to her heirs. I leave to my son in law, Jacob Doughty, the husband of my daughter Amy, £50. I leave to my wife Abigail, one third of all goods and chattels and the rest to my children above mentioned and to Mercy, wife of Thomas Betts. I leave to my friend, John Hubbard, all that my 1/3 of meadow lying at Oldfields Island, which I bought with my brother, Thomas Oakley, and John Bayley, with all the rights thereto belonging, during the time of his continuance in the work of the ministry in this town of Jamaica, and if he continue in the ministry here till his death, then to his heirs, but if not then to my son Jonathan. I give to the town of Jamaica the sum of £20, towards the maintenance of a Grammar School, for the education of youths within the said town; to be paid in three years after my decease, if there be such a school erected in said town. If not, then it is to be put at interest for three years longer, but if the school is not then established, then to go to my heirs. I leave to my brother, Daniel Whitehead, £20. To Jonathan, son of Jonathan Stevenson [likely Abigail's brother], of Norwalk, Connecticut, deceased, £20. I give the £30 which is due to me from the estate of my son in law, Daniel Denton, unto his children, and to Gabriel Lassee, "begotten upon the body of Deborah Lassee, the present wife of Gabriel Lassee;" viz., to Daniel Denton, Abigail Denton and Deborah Denton, and to Abigail and Mary Stebbins daughters of Benjamin and Abigail Stebbins, my son and daughter in law. I leave to Catharine, daughter of my brother, Daniel Whitehead, two cows. All the rest of my lands, whether in Queens County or in Nissequogue [Smithtown] in Suffolk County, or elsewhere, are to be sold by my executors. I appoint my wife and son Jonathan executors, and I leave to my loving friends, Thomas Stevenson and Lieutenant Thomas Smith, each £5, and make them overseers. Dated November 13, 1703. Witnesses, Andrew Gibb, J. Lenoir, S. Clowes.

Codicil. I also give to my daughter Mary, widow of Thomas Burroughs, all that my certain lot of land in Jamaica town, next to the house and lot of Colonel Filkin, containing 2 acres, to her and her heirs and assigns. I also give to my daughter Amy, wife of Jacob Doughty, all that my certain house and lot in Jamaica now in tenure of Samuel Reisow. I leave to Mercy, wife of Thomas Betts, £50. Dated December 9, 1703. Witnesses, John Freeman, S. Clowes, David Waters. Proved in Jamaica, October 30, 1704. [Note-The land at Quaspeck is now Rockland Lake in Rockland Co. Mary Burroughs married Brinley Sylvester.--W. S. P.] [117] [118] [119]

1703 The will of Daniel Whitehead, dated November 13, 1703, and proved October 30, 1704, disposed of land in Jamaica, Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Flushing, Orange County and Suffolk County, all in the Colony of New York.

1704 Daniel Whitehead died in 1704 at age 58. [120] [121] On 13 November, Daniel Whitehead was buried in Jamaica, Long Island, New York.

1704 Abigaile Whitehead widow and Jonathan Whitehead gent of Jamaica, Queens County, Nassau Island, sold to Waite Smith for 50 pounds land in Jamaica called "ye hil divition in number fifety nine" bounded by widow Davis and west by Edward Higbe and north by Flushing bounds and south by John Carpenter. Dated August 10. [122]

1704 Son Jonathan Whitehead was elected to serve in the Assembly for Queens county in the room of his father Daniel Whitehead lately deceased. [123]

1712 John Eckerson, yeoman and Mary, Haverstraw to Joseph Jenings Hempstead, 95 lbs, 550 acres in Or. Co. from Lawrence and Sara Reade, conveyed to Cornelius Eckenson, John Eckenson, and Jermiah Burroughs Dec. 2, 1707 bounds E Quaspeck Pond, S Daniel Whitehead (or the assigns of Thomas Burroughs) W DeMarezkill, N John Sands (now occupied by John Eckerson) Wit: Wm Huddleston and Thomas Hush Sig. John Eckerson and Mary Eckerson (m) Albert Mennes, Justice in OR Co. Dated May 1. [124]

1714 Joseph Jennings, w. Susannah (?Suluah) of Hempstead to Benjamin Totten, aforesaid, previous ownership, Reids to Eckersons and Burroughs, southern most 1/3 of the tract of original 550 acres. Bounds E Quaspeck Pond, S Daniel Whitehead or assigns of Thomas Burroughs, W Demarrissqrs Kill, N John Sands Signed Joseph and Susannah with marks, also the justice Albert Minney signs with a mark. Dated May 13, 1714. Recorded May 30, 1715. [125]

1717 Abigail Whitehead was buried on October 15, at Grace Church in Jamaica, Long Island, New York. [126] [127] [128] [129]

Research notes:

Major Daniel Whitehead was a son of Daniel Whitehead, who died in Newtown in 1669. Major Daniel Whitehead married Abigail, daughter of Thomas Stevenson. He died in 1704, leaving children Jonathan (who died in 1735), Benjamin, Susannah wife of Benjamin Hewlett, and Thomas [others attribute some of these as children of Jonathan]. [130]

Genealogy of the Descendants of the Rev. Richard Denton of Hempstead, L.I., by George D. A. Combes, reports birth, death, and marriage information for the children of Daniel Whitehead and Abigail Stevenson. Some of these "facts" are reported here, except for those which are known to be in error. [131]

Whitehead, Daniel, Huntington or Newtown, L. I. 1650, was one of the patentees in the grant of Gov. Nichols 1666, left s. Daniel, Jonathan, David, and Adam. Daniel, Newtown, L. I. s. prob. eldest of the preced. m. Abigail, d. of Thomas Stevenson, stt. at Jamaica on the isl. was major, and died 1704 in his 58th yr. leav. s. Jonathan, Thomas, and sev. ds. [132]

See also [133]


Footnotes:

[1] James Savage, John Farmer, Orrando Perry, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing three generations, Vol. 4 (Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1861), 516, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[2] Peter Ross, A History of Long Island, Vol. 1 (1902), 64, [GoogleBooks].

[3] James Riker, The Annals of Newtown, in Queens County, New York (1852), 66, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[4] Peter Ross, A History of Long Island, Vol. 1 (1902), 64, of 64-65, [GoogleBooks].

[5] Peter Ross, A History of Long Island, Vol. 1 (1902), 66, [GoogleBooks].

[6] Henry B. Hoff, Long Island Source Records from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1987), 118, citing page 60, [AncestryImage], [GoogleBooks].

[7] James Riker, The Annals of Newtown, in Queens County, New York (1852), 79, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[8] Clarence Almon Torrey and Elizabeth Petty Bently, New England Marriages prior to 1700 (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1985), 216, [GoogleBooks].

[9] B. Fernow, Documents relating to the History of the Early Colonial Settlements principally on Long Island (Albany, 1883), 641, [GoogleBooks].

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[11] Charles Werner and Benjamin F. Thompson, History of Long Island, 3rd edition, Vol. 3 (1918), 67, [InternetArchive].

[12] John R. Stevenson, Thomas Stevenson of London, England, and his Descendants (1902), 134, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[13] Peter R. Christoph and Florence A. Christoph, ed., Records of the Court of Assizes for the colony of New York, 1665-1682 (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983), 132, [GoogleBooks].

[14] James Savage, John Farmer, Orrando Perry, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing three generations, Vol. 4 (Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1861), 182, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[15] Charles T Gritman, Historical Miscellany (NY?: 1920?), 1_386, QR155, Liber A-24, [AncestryImage].

[16] Josephine C. Frost, Records of the Town of Jamaica Long Island, New York 1656-1751 Volume 1 (1914), 66, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[17] Charles T Gritman, Historical Miscellany (NY?: 1920?), 1_386, QR156, Liber A-24, [AncestryImage].

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