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Genealogy & Personal Memoirs of the State of Connecticut, by William Richard Cutter, extracted by Frank McLean.

Jonathan, son of John Whitney was born in England 1634 and died in Sherburne, Mass 1702. He left a will dated January 12, 1702. He married, in Watertown October 30, 1656 to Lydia Jones the daughter of Lewis & Anna Jones. Children: 1. Lydia July 3, 1657 ** 2. Jonathan October 20, 1658 3. Anna April 28, 1660 4. John June 27, 1662 5. Josiah May 19, 1664 6. Eleanor October 12, 1666 7. James November 25, 1668 8. Isaac January 12, 1670/71 9. Joseph March 10, 1672/73 10. Abigail August 18, 1675 11. Benjamin January 6, 1678/79 Jonathan WHitney was born October 20, 1658 at Watertown and died at Concord March 17, 1734/35. He served in King Philip's war. His will was dated March 14 and proved March 18, 1735. He married Sarah Hapgood of Sudbury, the daughter of Shadrach Hapgood & Elizabeth Treadway. Children: 1. Sarah born March 2, 1692/93 2. Jonathan born November 25, 1700 3. Anne born May 22, 1702 4. Amos born May 1, 1705 5. Zaccheus born November 16, 1707 6. Timothy born February 20, 1708/09 ** 7. Daniel born September 12, 1710 Daniel was born September 12, 1710 at Concord and died at Boylston October 18, 1779. He married at Shrewsbury on March 8, 1738/39 to Thankful Allen, the daughter of Elnathan Allen & Mercy Rice. She died, his widow, at Boylston August 8, 1801 at age 88 years. Children: ** 1. Levi born December 5, 1739 2. Timothy born October 25, 1743 3. Daniel born September 4, 1746 4. Sarah born September 9, 1749 5. Shadrach (no date given) 6. Amos (no date given) Levi was born at Shrewsbury on December 5, 1739 and died at Townsend January 8, 1809. He was a Lieutenant of Captain James Prescott's company, of Colonel William Prescott's regiment, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 to Cambridge and he also served with the same company at the battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775. Levi married (first) December 19, 1764 to Rebecca Clark the daughter of Deacon Samuel Clark. He married (second) November 13, 1780 to Mrs. Lydia (Randall) Price, of Townsend, widow of of Major Henry Price, first deputy grand master of Masons in America. Children by first wife: 1. Amos born February 11, 1766 2. Asa born 1767 3. Sarah born 1769 4. Sibyl born August 27, 1770 ** 5. Aaron born 1772 6. Sewell (died at Lansingburg, NY) Child by second wife: 7. Rebecca born July 29, 1781 Aaron was born in Townsend, 1771. He was a blacksmith by trade and in 1812 was the postmaster at Amherst, Mass. In 1815 his shop was burned and he moved to Calais, ME. He died February 16, 1845. He married (first) March 16, 1797 to Phebe Dunklee, who was born December 20, 1778 and died January 31, 1800. He married (second) Olive Lund, born August 1779 and died January 1867. Children: 1. Levi born July 7, 1798 2. Luke (twin) born January 2, 1800 3. Mark (twin) born January 2, 1800 ** 4. Aaron born December 15, 1801 5. Olive born May 15, 1805 6. James born July 8, 1808 Aaron was born December 15, 1801 in Amherst and died January 1866. He married, at Biddeford, ME, Rebecca Perkins who was born March 1809. Children: 1. Sarah born March 19, 1831 ** 2. Amos born October 8, 1832 3. John born July 12, 1835 4. Ada 5. George Q born April 22, 1843 6. Fannie Forrester 7. Grace Greenwood who married October 11, 1876 George H. Carey Amos was born October 8, 1832 at Biddeford, ME. He married September 8, 1856 to Laura Johnson, the daughter of John & Sally (Cheney) Johnson, who was born November 9, 1837. Children: 1. Nellie Hortense born October 5, 1860 and died June 8, 1865 2. Nettie Louise born November 8, 1865 ** 3. Clarence Edgar born November 26, 1869 Clarence married April 25, 1900 to Nellie Hurlburt. Children: 1. Dorothy Goodwin born February 6, 1901 2. Laura Cheney born August 6, 1902 3. Winthrop Hurlburt born Aprul 15, 1904


John (1) John (2) Nathaniel, son of John (2) born Feb 1646 in Watertown, married 1673 to Sarah Hagar who died in 1746. Nathaniel died 1732. Nathaniel, the son of Nathaniel, was born 1675 in Watertown and married in 1695 to Mercy Robinson. She died 1740 and he died 1730. Nathaniel, the son of Nathaniel, was born 1696 and married 1721 to Mary Child and settled in Westboro. Both died in 1776. Eli, the son of Nathaniel, was baptized in 1740 and married in 1765 to Elizabeth Fay who died in 1777. He died in 1797. Eli, the son of Eli, was born Dec 8, 1765 in Westboro, Mass. In Jan 1817 he married Henrietta Frances Edwards, the daughter of Pierpont Edwards. She was born Jun 1790 and died April 1870. He died Jan 8, 1825. Children: 1. Frances E. born November 23, 1817 & married in 1842 to Charles L. Chaplain. She died May 7, 1859. 2. Elizabeth F. ** 3. Eli 4. Susan E. born Jan 1821 and died 1823. Eli was born 24 Nov 1820 in New Haven. He married in Utica, NY on Jun 17, 1845 to Sarah Perkins Dalliba who died Jan 12, 1909. She was the daughter of Susannah Huntington, the granddaughter of Judge Benjamin Huntington of Norwich, CT. Eli died Aug 17, 1895. Children: ** 1. Eli 2. Susan Huntington born Aug 1, 1849 and married 1873 to Rev. Chauncey Bunce Brewster. She died May 25, 1885. 3. Henrietta Edwards Eli was born Jan 22, 1847 in New Haven. He married Oct 22, 1873 to Sarah Sheffield Farnam who was born Sep 27, 1950. Children: 1. Anne Farnam was born Sep 20, 1874 and married Dec 6, 1898 to Thomas M. Debevoise. Children: 1. Eli WHitney born Dec 14, 1899 2. Catherine born Jun 18, 1901 2. Henrietta Edwards born Feb 27, 1876 and married Jul 2, 1904 to Dr. Leonard C. Sanford. Children: 1. William Farnam born Aug 18, 1905 2. Leonard J. born Jul 14, 1910 3. Sarah Tracy born Sep 18, 1877 and married Apr 26, 1900 to Dr. Leonard C. Sanford. She died Feb 19, 1901. Child: Sally Whitney born Feb 6, 1901 4. Elizabeth Fay born April 3, 1879 5. Louise Huntington born Feb 20, 1881 and married Jul 9, 1908 to Gourdin Y. Gaillard. 6. Susan Brewster born Mar 16, 1885 7. Frances Pierpont born Aug 19, 1891


John (1) Richard, the son of John (1) was baptized Jan 6, 1623/24. He was admitted as a freeman on May 7, 1651 and was a proprietor of the town of Stow, Mass. He married Mar 19, 1650 to Martha Coldam. At the age of 70 he was released from military training. Children: All born at Watertown. 1. Sarah born Mar 17, 1652 2. Moses born Aug 1, 1653 3. Johannah born Jan 16, 1656 4. Deborah born Oct 12, 1658 5. Rebecca born Dec 15, 1659 ** 6. Richard 7. Elisha born Aug 26, 1662 8. Ebenezer born Jun 30, 1672 Richard was born Jan 13, 1660 and died Dec 15, 1723. His will was dated Dec 22, 1723. He married Elizabeth Sawtell, widow, daughter of Jonathan Sawtell of Groton, Mass. She was born Feb 3, 1668 and died Nov 24, 1723. She married (1st) in 1691 Joseph Morse, (2nd) Benjamin Nurse, (3rd) Richard Whitney. Children: ** 1. Richard 2. Jonathan born Feb 26, 1699 3. Joshua born 1706 4. Hannah 5. Elizabeth who married John Wetherby 6. Sarah born 1703 7. Hepsibah born 1710 Richard was born 1694 and died Apr 27, 1775. He married (1st) Hannah Whitcomb born 1693 and died Nov 17, 1743. She was the daughter of Josiah Whitcomb of Lancaster. He married (2nd intentions dated Oct 26, 1745) to Hannah Ayres, a widow, born 1794 and died Sep 27, 1775. Children: 1. Mary born Nov 24, 1715 2. Dorothy born Apr 13, 1718 3. Hannah born May 29, 1723 4. Richard born Jul 31, 1725 5. Elizabeth born Jul 23, 1728 ** 6. Josiah 7. Sarah married Dec 23, 1769 to Captain Hezekiah Whitcomb General Josiah Whitney was born Oct 12, 1731 and died Jan 24, 1806. He was involved in several military actions. He married (1st, intentions dated Sep 9, 1751) to Sarah Farr or Farrar who was born Jan 19, 1735 and died Apr 21, 1773. He (2nd) married Feb 3, 1774 to Sarah Dwelly of Bridgewater. She died Feb 18, 1817 at Whitington, VT. Children by his (1st) wife: ** 1. Josiah 2. Elizabeth born May 7, 1755 3. Stephen born May 1, 1757 4. Infant died Jun 4, 1761 5. Infant died May 10, 1762 6. Infant died Mar 16, 1763 7. Infant died Feb 1766 8. Infant died Feb 8, 1768 9. Five others not named or mentioned Children by his (2nd) wife: 10. Sarah born Apr 11, 1775 11. Oliver born Jan 9, 1777 12. Artemus Ward born Nov 17, 1778 13. Susanna born Oct 2, 1780 14. Dwelly born Aug 2, 1782 15. Lemuel born Sep 19, 1784 16. Daniel born Oct 25, 1785 17. John Hancock born Dec 13, 1788 18. Moses Gill born Feb 4, 1791 19. Two others who died young Josiah was born Feb 25, 1753 and died Jan 2, 1827. He married at Harvard on Jan 10, 1776 to Anna Scollay, who was baptized Apr 18, 1758 and died Mar 8, 1824. Children: 1. Nancy born Apr 12, 1777 2. Sally born Jun 26, 1778 3. Lois born Mar 15, 1781 ** 4. Stephen 5. Lucy who married Asa Lawrence 6. James born Feb 24, 1782 7. James born Dec 6, 1789 8. Lydia born Jul 6, 1795 9. Scollay born Oct 6, 1798 10. Betsey born Jun 4, 1801 Stephen born Jul 1, 1784 and died Jul 12, 1852. He married Jan 13 1810 to Mary A. Burgess who was born Jul 12, 1786 and died 1868 at Saratoga, NY. She was the daughter of Dr. Benjamin Burgess of Goshen, NY. Children: ** 1. James Scolly 2. Mary Ann 3. Susan C. Who married James I. Wakefield 4. Fanny J. who married ____ Pickering General James Scolly Whitney was born May 19, 1811 and died at South Deefield, Mass Oct 24, 1878. He married at Somers, CT on Nov 25, 1836 to Laurinda Collins. She was born Jul 6, 1810. Children: 1. Mary A. born Sep 16, 1837 ** 2. Henry Melville born Oct 22, 1839 ** 3. William Collins born Jul 5, 1841 4. Susan C. born Mar 27, 1845 and married Henry Farnum Dimock Henry Melville Oct 3, 1878 to Margaret Foster Green who was born Dec 1856, the daughter of Admiral Green USN. Children: 1. Ruth Bowman born Dec 1, 1879 2. Elinor Green born Jan 18, 1881 3. Laura Collins born Jun 20, 1882 4. James Scolly born Jun 20, 1886 5. Margaret born Apr 1891. William Collins born Jul 5, 1841 and died Feb 5, 1893. He married Flora Payne the daughter of US Senator Henry B. Payne.


John (1) Jonathan was born in England 1634 and died in Sherburne, Mass 1702. He left a will dated Jan 12, 1702. He married in Watertown on Oct 30, 1656 to Lydia Jones, the daughter of Lewis and Anna Jones. Children: 1. Lydia born Jul 3, 1657 ** 2. Jonathan born Oct 20, 1658 3. Anna born Apr 28, 1660 4. John born Jun 27, 1662 5. Josiah born May 19, 1664 6. Eleanor born Oct 12, 1666 7. James born Nov 25, 1668 8. Isaac born Jan 12, 1670-71 9. Joseph born Mar 10, 1672-73 10. Abigail born Aug 18, 1675 11. Benjamin born Jan 6, 1678-79 Jonathan born Oct 20, 1658 at Watertown and died at Concord on Mar 17, 1734-35. His will was dated Mar 14 and was proved Mar 18, 1735. He married Sarah Hapgood, the daughter of Shadrach and Elizabeth (Treadway) Hapgood, Children: 1. Sarah born Mar 2, 1692-93 2. Jonathan born Sep 27, 1694 and died young 3. Tabitha born Aug 22, 1696 4. Shadrach born Oct 12, 1698 5. Jonathan born Nov 25, 1700 6. Anne born May 22, 1702 7. Amos born May 1, 1705 8. Zaccheus born Nov 16, 1707 9. Timothy born Feb 20, 1708-09 **10. Daniel born Sep 12, 1710 Daniel born Sep 12, 1710 at Concord and died at Boylston Oct 18, 1779. He married at Shrewsbury Mar 8, 1738-39 to Thankful Allen, daughter of Elnathan and Mercy (Rice) Allen. She died, his widow, Aug 8, 1801 age 88. Children: ** 1. Levi born Dec 5, 1739 2. Timothy born Oct 25, 1743 3. Daniel born Sep 4, 1746 4. Sarah born Sep 9, 1749 5. Shadrach 6. Amos Lieutenant Levi Whitney was born Dec 5, 1739 and died at Townsend on Jan 8, 1809. He married (1st) on Dec 19, 1764 to Rebecca Clark, the daughter of Deacon Samuel Clark. He (2nd) married Nov 13, 1780 to Mrs. Lydia (Randall) Price, the widow of Major Henry Price. Children: Of first wife 1. Amos born Feb 11, 1766 2. Asa born 1767 3. Sarah born 1769 4. Sibyl born Aug 27, 1770 ** 5. Aaron born 1772 6. Sewall who died at Lansingburg, NY Child of 2nd wife: 7. Rebecca born Jul 29, 1781 Aaron born in Townsend 1772. He died Feb 16, 1845. He married (1st) March 16, 1797 to Phebe Dunklee who was born Dec 20, 1778 and died Jan 31, 1800. He married (2nd) Olive Lund who was born Aug 1779 and died Jan 1867. Children: 1. Levi born Jul 7, 1798 2. Luke (twin) born Jan 2, 1800 3. Mark (twin) born Jan 2, 1800 ** 4. Aaron born Dec 15, 1801 5. Olive born May 15, 1805 6. James born Jul 8, 1808 Aaron was born Dec 15, 1801 in Amherst and died Jan 1866. He married in Biddeford, ME to Rebecca Perkins who was born Mar 1809. Children: 1. Sarah born Mar 19, 1831 ** 2. Amos born Oct 8, 1832 3. John born Jul 12, 1835 4. Ada 5. George Q. born Apr 22, 1843 6. Fannie Forrester 7. Grace Greenwood who married Oct 11, 1876 to George H. Carey. Amos born Oct 8, 1832 in Biddeford. Married Sep 8, 1856 to Laura Johnson who was born Nov 9, 1837, the daughter of John and Sally (Cheney) Johnson. Children: 1. Nellie Hortense born Oct 5, 1860 and died Jun 8, 1865 2. Nettie Louise born Nov 8, 1865 3. Clarence Edgar born Nov 26, 1869. He married Nellie Hurlburt Apr 25, 1900. Children: 1. Dorothy Goodwin born Feb 6, 1901 2. Laura Cheney born Aug 6, 1902 3. Winthrop Hurlburt born Apr 15, 1904


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