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Ware, Emma F., "Genealogy of Robert Ware, Dedham", NEHGR, vol. XLI (1887), pp. 21-51, corrections pp. 394-402.

[p. 35]

14. Josiah3 [Ware] (Nathaniel2) born in Wrentham, Marc. 21, 1707; died in Needham, July 3, 1798. Moved to Needham "soon after reaching the age of 21; purchased a tract of uncultivated land, and commenced farming." Married first, Jan. 7, 1741-2, Lydia Mackentyre (died Nov. 11, 1748); married second, April 12, 1750, Dorothy Dewing (died Jan. 26, 1756); married third, Oct. 27, 1757, Mrs. Mehitable Whitney (died May 21, 1761); married fourth, April 19, 1764, Mrs. Sibel Robinson (died June 8, 1816).
Children, born in Needham, of Josiah and Lydia: (4 children listed)
Children of Josiah and Dorothy: (4 children listed)
Children of Josiah and Mehitable:
  1. Mehitable,* Aug. 31, 1758; d. 1835; m. May 10, 1780, in Stow, Abraham Whitney, Jr., son of Abraham and Mercy Whitney, of Stow (b. Jan 3, 1754).
  2. William, July 19, 1760; d. Sept. 24, 1762.
* Catherine in Church Record, bapt. Sept. 10.

[p. 37-38]

23. William4 [Ware] (John3, John2), born in Wrentham, July 4, 1697; died in Dighton, Mass., Jun3 11, 1764; removed to Norton 1729, to Dighton 1753. "Practitioner of Physic." Kept a public house 1728-40. Married first, Mary ___ (died in Wrentham, March 2, 1727-8). Married second, in Wrentham, Oct. 30, 1728, Zubiah (Whitney) Sweeting*, widow of Lewis Sweeting (died at Norton, Nov. 1, 1732). Married third, Sept. 27, 1733, Anna Hodges (born Feb. 4 1704-5, died in Dighton June 25, 1755, aged 50.4.21). Married fourth, in Dighton (published Sept. 6, 1755), Lydia Walker. (children listed)
* Zibia Whitney in Index -- Should be WHITING -- See Author's corrections below.

[p. 398] Corrections by Emma Ware, Author

P. 38, line 1. For Whitney read Whiting. She was daughter of John (Nathaniel and Hannah [Dwight]) and Mary (Billings) Whiting, of Wrentham. She m. Lewis Sweeting in 1721; her son Lewis, Jr., was b. in 1723, and her husband died 1725. Dr. William Ware brought up the child, and gave him a medical education.

"Notes and Queries", NEHGR, vol. XLI (1887), pp. 90-102.

[p. 90-91]

Azubah Adams's Ancestors -- A Genealogical Puzzle
III. -- Benjamin Adams. He settled at Norwalk, Conn., but in 1783 had a dau. b. at Goshen, Conn. He afterwards lived in Stamford, N. Y., perhaps in Delaware County, N. Y., and probably at Adams Settlement. He married 1st, Chloe Hatch, 2d, widow Morgan, and had * (1) Seymour of Adams Settlement. (2) Philena, m. Abraham Johnson Whitney. (3) Amanda, m. ____ Wadhams of Goshen, Conn. (4) Lucinda, m. her cousin Nathan Adams (see above). (5) John of Adams Settlement. (6) Reuben. (7) Dosha, m. ____ Wadhams of Goshen, Conn.
*Benjamin was grandfather of a "General Adams", whose name was frequently in the newspapers about 1879 and 1880. I do not know the General's name or who his father was. Possibly General Alonzo Whitney Adams in meant.

Bodge, George M., "Soldiers in King Philip's War", NEHGR, vol. XLI (1887), pp. 402-410.

SOLDIERS IN KING PHILIP'S WAR

Communicated by Rev. George M. Bodge, A.M., of East Boston, Mass.
[Continued from page 278.]

No. XX.

Capt. Joseph Sill and His Men

[p. 408]

April 24th 1676
Thomas Whitney -- 03 11 00

[p. 409]

July 24th 1676
Moses Whitney -- 03 05 00
August 24th 1676

Thomas Whitney -- 00 04 02

Jonathan Whitney 03 13 08

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