Eli Whitney

By: Corrin,Tayler, and Peyton


Eli Whitney was born on December 8th, 1765.He was born in Westbro, Massachusets.


Eli spent most of his time helping his father on their farm, and making things out of wood.
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Marriage and family

Eli had a wife Henritta and a son,Eli Whitney Jr.

School and College

Eli went to college at Yale college Leicester academy.

Important Life Events

Eli escaped farming and went to college.Eli invented the cotton gin.When Eli Whitney was a boy almost all Americans lived in rural communities of less than 2,500 residents.


Eli Whitney died on January 8th,1865.He died at the age of 59.