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George A. Rice, comp. and ed., Vital Records of Pepperell, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985).

Contents

Key

C.R.1. - Church record, Groton West Parish & First Parish Church of Pepperell.
G.R.1. - gravestone record, Walton Cemetery, Park St.
G.R.2. - gravestone record, Woodlawn Cemetery, Heald St.

Births

Pages 115-116

WHITNEY

Aaron, s. Benjamin & w. [Rebecca], b. Feb. 22, 1786.
Abel, s. Benjamin & w. [Mary], b. Mar. 15, 1770.
Abigail, d. Joseph & Abigail, b. at Groton, Aug. 16, 1740.
Abijah, s. Benjamin & w. [Rebecca], b. Aug. 22, 1781.
Addalade S., d. Josiah & Catherine, b. Apr. 30, 1842.
Alice, d. Ephraim & Esther, bp. Dec. 30, 1753. C.R.1.
Benjamin, s. Joseph & Abigail, b. Oct. 27, 1741.
Benja[min], Jr., s. Benjamin & w. [Mary], b. May 5, 1764.
Charles, s. Isaac & Polly, h. Achsah Hall, b. 1822. G.R.2.
David, s. Benjamin & w. [Mary], b. Feb. 11, 1766.
Elen A., d. Josiah & Catherine, b. Nov. 27, 1839.
Eliza, d. Abijah & Lydia, b. Jan. 5, 1820.
Esther, d. Ephraim & Esther, bp. Apr. 2, 1749. C.R.1.
Frances, d. Josiah & Catherine, b. July 10, 1844.
Franklin, s. Lt. Benjamin & Anna, b. Nov. 30, 1810.
George, s. Lt. Benjamin & Anna, b. Mar. 24, 1813.
Hannah, d. Benjamin & 2d. w. [Rebecca], deceased, (this word is an error,see deaths -J.W.) b. Jan. 7, 1792.
Henrietta, d. Abijah & Lydia, b. Feb. 10, 1823.
James, s. Joseph & Abigail, b. Dec. 6, 1757.
Joseph, 3rd., s. Joseph & Abigail, b. June 26, 1753.
Joseph, s. Joseph & Abigail, b. Oct. 23, 1755.
Joseph, s. Benjamin & w. [Rebecca], b. Apr. 18, 1784.
Joseph, s. Abijah & Lydia, b. June 25, 1827.
Leander Robinson, s. William & Anna, b. Mar. 22, 1812.
Lidia, d. Ephraim & Esther, bp. July 25, 1756.C.R.1.
Lydia, d. Joseph & Abigail, b. Aug. 18, 1743.
Mary. d. Ephraim & Esther, bp. Aug. 25, 1751. C.R.1.
Mary Ann, d. Abijah & Lydia, b. May 30, 1833.
Mary P. [Baker], w. Joseph, b. 1846. G.R.1.
Meria, d. Joseph & Abigail, b. May 30, 1746.
Milo Lakin, s. William & Anna, b. Jan. 6, 1810.
Polly, d. Benjamin & w. [Rebecca], b. Jan. 25, 1788.
Rachael (see Rebeckah) (Rachael crossed out)
Rebecca, d. Ephraim & Esther, bp. July 27, 1760. C.R.1.
Rebeckah, d. Joseph & Abigail, b. Mar. 6, 1750 [bp. Rebeckah. C.R.1.].
Sibbell [Sybil. dup.], d. Joseph & Abigail, b. Dec. 25, 1748.
Thomas, s. Benjamin & w. [Rebecca], b. July 15, 1780.
William Galen, s. William & Anna, b. Sept. 16, 1807.
_____, s. Abigail, b. 1759, not bp. C.R.1.

Marriages

Pages 238-240

WHETNEY

Benjamin, and Mary Turner, Aug. 12, 1762.

WHITNEY

Aaron, and Betsy Parker, June 6, 1815.
Abel, and Phebe Scott, Mar. 21, 1793.
Abigail, and Zeccheus Farnsworth, Dec. 12, 1759.
Abijah, and Lydia Tarbell, May 28, 1818.
Ann B., and Edwin Gates, both of Leominster, May 16, 1843. [int. not recorded]
Anna,[Mrs. int.], and Peter Williams, May 4, 1817.
Anna, Mrs., and John Varnum, Feb. 16, 1826.
Benja[ami]n, and [Mrs. int.] Rebecah Fitch of Groton, Oct. 14, 1779.
Benjamin, [Lt. int.], and Olive Farnsworth [of Groton, int.], Mar. 5, 1794.
Benjamin of Tunbridge, Vt., and Sibbel Parker, Feb. 10, 1825.
Charles of Boston, carpenter, a. 23y., b. Boston, s. Isaac & Polly, and Acsah Hall, a. 25y., d. Joshua & Taphenes, Oct. 21, 1847.
David of Tunbridge, Vt., and Lydia Parker, Sept. 10, 1818.
Eliza, and Unien Durant of Boston, Nov. 30, 1843.
George W., papermaker, a. 29y., b. Leominster, s. George & Mary, and Lucy E. Shed, a. 23y., d. John P. & Betsy, Apr. 13, 1848.
Henrietta, a. 24y., d. Abijah & Lydia, and Asa S.Graves of Groton, farmer, a. 28y., b. Groton, s. Asa & Susan, June 3, 1847.
James, and Elis[abet]h Kemp, June 27, 1785.
Jerome B., and Alvyra H. Hoar, int. Dec. 31, 1836 [m. at Boxborough, Jan. 19, 1837. V.R.21.]
John of Bolton, and Cyrene Shattuck, Jan. 29, 1837.
Joseph, Jr., and Mary Woods, June 14, 1780.
Lydia, and Stephen Pierce, Sept. 2, 1766.
Mariah, and Ebenezer Davis of Rindge, N.H., at Townsend, Nov. 26, 1777.[int. not recorded]
Polly, and Phinehas Parker, Sept. 18, 1804.
Rebecca, and Joseph Chamberlain [Chambling. int.], at Groton, Apr. 10, 1781.
Sarah F., of Westborough, and Joshua Hall, Jr., int. June 15, 1839.
Sybel, and Steven Lund of New Ipswich, int. Aug. __, 1771 [m. at Groton, Aug. 14. V.R.1].
Thomas, and Betsy Wallis of Tunbridge, int. Jan. 6, 1806.

Deaths

Page 317

WHITNEY

Abigail, d. Eleazer & Abigail Nutting, w. Joseph, fever, Sept. 30, 1758, a. 38y. 4m. 24d.
Benjamin, h. Anna, Sept. 21, 1821 [a. 79y. 11m.].
Cyrene (see Serene), w. John of Bolton, child bed, Mar. 17, 1838. C.R.1.
George, fever, Sept. 5, 1836, a. 23y. C.R.1.
Hannah, d. Benjam & w. deceased, palzy, Oct. 22, 1794, a. 2 1/2y. C.R.1.
Joseph, old age, Sept. 6, 1754, a. 81y.
Joseph, s. Joseph & Abigail, Jan. 28, 1754 [Jan. 25, a. 7m. C.R.1]
Joseph, fever, Nov. 12, 1786, a. 78y. C.R.1
Josephine M., scarlet fever, Feb. 11, 1841, a. 19m. C.R.1.
Josiah D., s. Simeon, b. Leominister, mar. [by the falling of a grind stone. C.R.1.], Dec. 17, 1846, a. 30y.
Olive, w. Benjamin, billous fever, Jan. 13, 1809, a. 55y. C.R.1
Rebekah, d. Benjamin & Rebekah, dysentary, Sept. 19, 1790, a. 8y. C.R.1.
Rebeccah, w. Benjamin, fever, June 23, 1793, a. 35y. C.R.1.
Sally, d. Benjamin, scalt, Sept. 11, 1791, a. 2y. C.R.1.
Serene, d. Reuben & Sarah Shattuck, w. John, Mar. 16, 1838, a. 31y. G.R.1
William, h. Anna [Lakin], Mar. 4, 1813.
_____, s. Benjamin & Rebeccah, June 1, 1793, a. 6d. C.R.1.
_____, inf. s. William jr. & w., Dec. 8, 1804, a. 3m. C.R.1.
_____, inf. twin d. William & w., Jan. 28, 1806. C.R.1.
_____, inf. twin s. William & w., Jan. 30, 1806. C.R.1.
_____, ch. at Peter Williams, consumption, May 2, 1830, a. 18y. C.R.1.

1841-1910

From "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

Births

Whitney, [Male Stillborn], birth, 1850, vol. 43, p. 129:

[number] 30; [birthdate] Stillborn April 3, 1850; [date of record] --; [name] ----- Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] George Whitney & wife Lucy Shed; [residence of father] Pepperell; [occupation of father] Farmer; [birthplace of father] Shirley; [birthplace of mother] Pepperell.

Whitney, Ada Elvera, birth, 1854, vol. 82, p. 147:

[number] 34; [birthdate] Mar. 9; [date of record] --; [name] Ada Elvera Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Geo. W. & Lucy Whitney; [residence of father] Pepperell; [occupation of father] --; [birthplace of father] --; [birthplace of mother] Pepperell.

Whitney, Arthur Leslie, birth, 1869, vol. 215, p. 226:

[number] 33; [birthdate] Nov. 11, 1869; [date of record] --; [name] Arthur Leslie Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Joseph & Mary P. (Baker); [residence of father] Pepperell; [occupation of father] Farmer; [birthplace of father] Pepperell; [birthplace of mother] Tunbridge, Vt.

Whitney, Emily M., birth, 1850, vol. 43, p. 129:

[number] 1; [birthdate] Feby. 28, 1850; [date of record] --; [name] Emily M. Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Chas. Whitney, wife Achsah Hall; [residence of father] Pepperell; [occupation of father] Farmer; [birthplace of father] State of Maine; [birthplace of mother] Pepperell.

Whitney, Frances, birth, 1844, vol. 11, p. 59:

[number] --; [birthdate] July 10, 1844; [date of record] May 18; [name] Frances Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Josiah D. & Catharine Whitney; [residence of father] Pepperell; [occupation of father] Carpenter; [birthplace of father] --; [birthplace of mother] --.

Whitney, Joseph Abijah, birth, 1858, vol. 115, p. 202:

[number] 14; [birthdate] June 20; [date of record] --; [name] Joseph Abijah Whitney; [sex] --; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Joseph & Mary P. Whitney; [residence of father] Pepperell; [occupation of father] Farmer; [birthplace of father] Pepperell; [birthplace of mother] Tunbridge, Vt.

Whitney, Mary Louisa, birth, 1862, vol. 151, p. 210:

[number] 13; [birthdate] April 30; [date of record] --; [name] Whitney, Mary Louisa; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Joseph & Mary P. m.n. Baker; [residence of father] Pepperell; [occupation of father] Farmer; [birthplace of father] Pepperell; [birthplace of mother] Tunbridge, Vt.

Whitney, Susan Prescott, birth, 1853, vol. 73, p. 143:

[number] 8; [birthdate] Jan. 14, 1853; [date of record] --; [name] Susan Prescott Whitney; [sex] Male [sic]; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Charles & Achsah Whitney; [residence of father] Pepperell; [occupation of father] Farmer; [birthplace of father] Springfield; [birthplace of mother] Pepperell.

Marriages

Whitney, Achsah F., marriage, 1880, vol. 317, p. 185:

[number] 21; [marriage date and place] Novbr. 16; [date of record] --; [groom] Edgar W. Blake; [residence] Pepperell; [age] 30; [occupation] Machinist; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Henry & Martha A. Blake; [number of marriage] 1st; [bride] Achsah F. Whitney; [residence] Pepperell; [age] 23; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Charles & Achsah Whitney; [number of marriage] 1st; [officiant] Rev. Charles Bobbidge, Clergyman.

Whitney, Ann B., marriage, 1843, vol. 7, p. 47:

[number] 1; [marriage date and place] May 16, 1843, Pepperell; [date of record] May 1, 1844; [groom] Edwin Gates; [residence] Leominster; [age] --; [occupation] Unknown; [birthplace] --; [parents] Unknown; [number of marriage] --; [bride] Ann B. Whitney; [residence] Leominster; [age] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] Unknown; [number of marriage] --; [officiant] Rev. Charles Bobbidge, Pepperell.

Whitney, Charles, marriage, 1847, vol. 31, p. 110:

[number] 6; [marriage date and place] Oct. 21; [date of record] June 23; [groom] Charles Whitney; [residence] Boston; [age] 23; [occupation] Carpenter; [birthplace] --; [parents] Isaac & Polly Whitney; [number of marriage] Single; [bride] Achsah Hall; [residence] Pepperell; [age] 25; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] Joshua & S. Hall; [number of marriage] Single; [officiant] Rev. O. Andrews, Minister S. Parish.

Whitney, Eliza, marriage, 1843, vol. 7, p. 47:

[number] 1; [marriage date and place] Nov. 30th, 1843, Pepperell; [date of record] May 1, 1844; [groom] Union Durant; [residence] Pepperell; [age] --; [occupation] Farmer; [birthplace] --; [parents] --; [number of marriage] --; [bride] Eliza Whitney; [residence] Pepperell; [age] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] --; [number of marriage] --; [officiant] Rev. Charles Bobbidge, Pepperell.

Whitney, Frank S., marriage, 1885, vol. 362, p. 207:

[number] 20; [marriage date and place] July 28, Ayer; [date of record] --; [groom] Frank S. Whitney; [residence] Pepp.; [age] 25; [occupation] Carpenter; [birthplace] Tunbridge, Vt.; [parents] Louis & Emeline Whitney; [number of marriage] 1st; [bride] Annie M. McPherson; [residence] Boston; [age] 21; [occupation] Dressmaker; [birthplace] P. E. Island; [parents] Daniel & Mary McPherson; [number of marriage] 1st; [officiant] Levi Wallace, Justice of Peace, Ayer.

Whitney, George W., marriage, 1848, vol. 31, p. 110:

[number] 22; [marriage date and place] April 13; [date of record] June 23; [groom] George W. Whitney; [residence] Pepperell; [age] 29; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] George W. & Mary E. Whitney; [number of marriage] Single; [bride] Lucy E. Shed; [residence] Pepperell; [age] 23; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] John P. & Betsy Shed; [number of marriage] Single; [officiant] Rev. C. Babbidge, Minister, W. Parish.

Whitney, Henrietta, marriage, 1847, vol. 31, p. 110:

[number] 2; [marriage date and place] June 3; [date of record] June 23; [groom] Asa I. Graves; [residence] Groton; [age] 28; [occupation] Farmer; [birthplace] --; [parents] Asa & Sarah Graves; [number of marriage] Single; [bride] Henrietta Whitney; [residence] Pepperell; [age] 24; [occupation] --; [birthplace] --; [parents] Abijah & Lydia Whitney; [number of marriage] Single; [officiant] Rev. C. Babbidge, Minister, M. Parish.

Whitney, Joseph, marriage, 1856, vol. 100, p. 200:

[number] 23; [marriage date and place] Nov. 20; [date of record] --; [groom] Joseph Whitney; [residence] Pepperell; [age] 29; [occupation] Farmer; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Abijah Whitney; [number of marriage] First; [bride] Mary P. Baker; [residence] Tunbridge, Vt.; [age] 30; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Tunbridge, Vt.; [parents] Stephen Baker; [number of marriage] First; [officiant] Rev. Chas. Babbidge, of First Parish.

Whitney, Susan P., marriage, 1878, vol. 299, p. 154:

[number] 3; [marriage date and place] Feb. 28th, 1878; [date of record] --; [groom] Arnold F. Miner; [residence] Pepperell; [age] 32; [occupation] Boot manfr.; [birthplace] Dorchester, N.H.; [parents] James M. & Orrinda S. (French); [number of marriage] 2d; [bride] Susan P. Whitney; [residence] Pepperell; [age] 25; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Charles & Achsah (Hall); [number of marriage] 1st; [officiant] Rev. George F. Swain, Clergyman, Pepperell.

Deaths

Whitney, Abijah, death, 1856, vol. 103, p. 106:

[number] 5; [death date and place] Mar. 30, Pepperell; [date of record] --; [name] Abijah Whitney; [sex] --; [marital status] --; [age] 74 7 8; [cause] Heart disease; [residence] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Abijah Whitney; [parents' birthplaces] --.

Whitney, Achsah [Hall], death, 1905, vol. 1905/76 (death), p. 51:

[number] 20; [death date and place] April 28, 1905, Brookline St., East Pepperell, Mass.; [date of record] May 1, 1905; [name] Achsah Hall Whitney, Achsah Hall; [sex] Female; [marital status] Married to Charles Whitney; [age] 84 7 19; [cause] Senile debility; [residence] Brookline St., East Pepperell, Mass.; [occupation] Housewife; [birthplace] North Pepperell, Mass.; [parents] Joshua Hall, Taphenas Woods; [parents' birthplaces] Brookline, N.H., Groton, Mass.; [buried] Woodlawn Cemetery, Pepperell, Mass.

Whitney, Benjamin, death, 1871, vol. 239, p. 206:

[number] 18; [death date and place] May 21st, 1871; [date of record] --; [name] Benjamin Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Single; [age] 78 - -; [cause] Old age; [residence] Pepperell; [occupation] Farmer; [birthplace] Francistown, N.H.; [parents] James Whitney & -----; [parents' birthplaces] Pepperell, Groton.

Whitney, Charles, death, 1909, vol. 1909/79 (death), p. 132:

[number] 9; [death date and place] February 27, 1909, Hollis St., Pepperell, Mass.; [date of record] March 1, 1909; [name] Charles Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Widowed; [age] 86 3 21; [cause] Senile debility; [residence] Hollis St., Pepperell, Mass.; [occupation] Gardener; [birthplace] Springfield, Vt.; [parents] Isaac Whitney, Polly Fairbanks; [parents' birthplaces] U.S., U.S.; [buried] Woodlawn Cemetery, Pepperell, Mass.

Whitney, Emeline, death, 1872, vol. 248, p. 242:

[number] 4; [death date and place] Feb. 9th, 1872; [date of record] --; [name] Emeline Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Married; [age] 54 11 17; [cause] Liver complaint; [residence] Pepperell; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] Timothy & Fanny (Farnsworth); [parents' birthplaces] Pepl., Westmoreland.

Whitney, George W., death, 1887, vol. 383, p. 202:

[number] 11; [death date and place] April 7; [date of record] Dec. 31; [name] George W. Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Married; [age] 69 4 -; [cause] Pneumonia; [residence] Pepperell; [occupation] Papermaker; [birthplace] N.H.; [parents] Not known; [parents' birthplaces] --.

Whitney, Lucy E. [Shedd], death, 1861, vol. 148, p. 168:

[number] 2; [death date and place] Jan. 30, Pepperell; [date of record] --; [name] Lucy E. Whitney, m.n. Shedd; [sex] --; [marital status] Wife of Geo. W.; [age] 37 1 16; [cause] Consumption 18 mos., ulceration 4 weeks; [residence] Pepperell; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Pepperell; [parents] John P. Shedd, Betsey Bailey; [parents' birthplaces] Pepperell, --.

Whitney, Lydia, death, 1864, vol. 175, p. 163:

[number] 38; [death date and place] Nov. 19, 1864; [date of record] --; [name] Lydia Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Widowed; [age] 72 3 25; [cause] Old age; [residence] Pepperell; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Groton; [parents] Thomas Tarbell, Martha; [parents' birthplaces] Groton, Groton.

Whitney, Lydia, death, 1891, vol. 419, p. 318:

[number] 7; [death date and place] Aug. 26; [date of record] Jan. 11; [name] Lydia Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Widowed; [age] 73 3 13; [cause] Paralysis; [residence] Pepperell; [occupation] At Home; [birthplace] Wilmot, N.H.; [parents] Unknown; [parents' birthplaces] "American both".

Whitney, Maria M. [Marshall] [NOTE], death, 1866, vol. 193, p. 184:

[number] 23; [death date and place] Augst. 31; [date of record] --; [name] Maria M. (Marshall) Whitney [NOTE]; [sex] Female; [marital status] Widowed; [age] 61 10 -; [cause] Dropsy; [residence] Pepperell; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Peterboro, N.H.; [parents] Isaac & Lydia; [parents' birthplaces] Hudson & Peterboro, N.H.

Whitney, Susan P. [Cuningham], death, 1896, vol. 464, p. 353:

[number] 8; [death date and place] Feb. 1; [date of record] --; [name] Susan P. (Cuningham) Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Widowed; [age] 82 - 13; [cause] Old age & abscess of liver; [residence] Pepperell; [occupation] At home; [birthplace] Spencer; [parents] John & Zipporah; [parents' birthplaces] Spencer, Berlin; [buried] Clinton.

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