M, b. 21 February 1680/81, d. 26 April 1728
|Father||John Whitney b. b 20 Jan 1644, d. b 11 Oct 1720|
|Mother||Elizabeth Smith b. c 1657, d. 3 Apr 1741|
Henry was born on Friday, 21 February 1680/81 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Henry married Elizabeth Olmsted, daughter of Lieut. John Olmsted and Mary Benedict, on 14 June 1710 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Henry sold his property in Norwalk to his brother, John on 8 July 1712. He removed to Ridgefield, Connecticut where he was one of the earliest settlers. He owned one of the choice homelosts. He was a weaver. He and his wife spent their life there. Henry departed this life on Monday, 26 April 1728 in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He was buried in Ridgefield, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He was probably buried in an old graveyard south of the village.
|Elizabeth Olmsted b. 1690, d. a 26 Apr 1728|
- [S52] S. Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney Family of Connecticut and Its Affiliations, page 13.
- [S100] Henry King Olmsted, A.M. revised & completed by George K. Ward and Right Rev. Charles T. Olmsted, Mrs. Henry S. Stearns, Prof. Everett Ward Olmsted, Ex-off. Advisory Committee: John Bartow Olmsted, Genealogy of the Olmsted Family In America - Embracing the Descendants of James and Richard Olmsted and covering a period of nearly Three Centuries 1632-1912, page 192.