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The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, by Frederick Clifton Pierce (Chicago: 1895)

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WHITNEY GENEALOGY. 29

14. SAMUEL WHITNEY (John, John), b. Watertown, July 28, 1648 [NOTE]; m. Feb. 16, 1683; Mary BEMIS, b. Sept. 10, 1644 [NOTE]; d. bef. 1780. He was a soldier from Watertown or Groton in the war with King Philip in 1676. He was paid 4s. 4d. in Boston in 1675 for services. His will is dated Feb. 12, 1730. He d. in 1730; res. Watertown, Mass. 86. i. MARY, b. Sept. 30, 1689; m. June 7, 1711, John FISKE, Jr. b. May 15, 1687. She d. Feb. 27, 1726. He d. in Worcester, Mass., Nov. 1756; a short time before his second wife's death. Ch.: Mary, b. Dec. 28, 1711; m. Nov. 23, 1735, Samuel HAGAR; Abi- gail, b. Nov. 11, 1714; m. June 5, 1734, Stephen SAWIN; John, b. June 10, 1716; Sarah, b. May 14, 1718; Jonathan [NOTE], b. June 27, 1729; d. Jan 8, 1781; David [NOTE], b. June 16, 1734; d. Nov. 23, 1771. 16. JOSEPH WHITNEY (John, John), b. Watertown Jan. 15, 1651; m. Jan. 24, 1674, Martha BEACH, dau. of Richard and Martha, b. Mar. 10, 1650. He took the path of fidelity in Dec. 1677. Bought land in Weston in 1699, adm. of his estate granted to wid. Martha, Nov. 13, 1702 [NOTE], Isaac BEECH app. guardian of Benjamin, and of Mary and Sarah. He d. Nov. 4, 1702, res. Watertown. Mass. 87. i. JOSEPH, b. Aug. 13, 1675; m. Apr. 10, 1701, Hepsibah FLAGG, dau. of Thomas and Rebecca (DIX). They res. in Watertown and Weston. He made his will Jan. 7, 1736-7. Lodged July 13, 1737; proved and allowed Aug. 1, 1737; at this time his widow only was surviving, s. p. 88. ii. MARTHA, b. Dec. 20, 1677; d. Oct. 30, 1702. 89. iii. JOHN, b. July 29, 1680; m. Sarah CUTTING [NOTE]. 90. iv. ISAAC, b. Mar. 10, 1681; d. Mar. 20, 1681. 91. v. ISAAC, b. Feb. 4, 1681 [NOTE]; d. Nov. 1, 1702. 92. vi. BENJAMIN, b. Jan. 30, 1684 [NOTE]; m. Elizabeth FISKE. 93. vii. MARY, b. Apr. 21, 1694; m. July 13, 1713, John KNAPP, Jr., of New- ton, b. Dec. 11, 1688; d. 1730 [NOTE]. Ch.: David, Josiah, Isaac, Bathsheba, Martha and Lydia. 94. viii. [NOTE] SARAH, b. 1694; bap. June 20, 1697. 20. BENJAMIN WHITNEY (John, John), b. Watertown, June 28, 1660 [NOTE]; m. Mar. 30, 1687, Abigail HAGAR, dau. of William and Mary (BEMIS); m. 2nd Elizabeth ----- [NOTE]. He d. 1736 [NOTE]; res. Watertown, Mass. 95. i. ABIGAIL, b. Mar. 3, 1688 [NOTE]; m. Mar. 18, 1717, Richard SAWTEL; bap. Apr. 21, 1689. Ch. [NOTE]: John, b. and d. 1717; Abigail, b. Apr. 12, 1719; m. May 12, 1743, Benjamin HASTINGS. 96. ii. BENJAMIN, bap. July 10, 1698; m. Rebecca ----- [NOTE]. 97. iii. RUTH, bap. July 10, 1698; m. July 17, 1715, John BOND, bap. Nov. 28, 1690. He was dismissed from Watertown in the church at Wor- chester in 1732, whither he had moved several years before, and where his wife, Ruth, d. Apr. 1, 1748. Ch.: Benjamin, b. Apr. 16, 1716; Ruth, b. Mar. 28, 1718; m. Aug. 8, 1750, Samuel KEN- DALL [NOTE]; Bethia, b. Mar. 23, 1719; m. Apr. 13, 1747, Enoch SAWTEL; Abigail, b. Apr. 9, 1722; m. Dec. 17, 1747, Josiah HOLDEN; John, b. Mar. 16, 1724; m. Nov. 21, 1731, Silence KING; Mary, b. Feb. 1, 1726; m. Nov. 21, 1751, Daniel BIGELOW; Josiah, b. June 22, 1728; d. Oct. 12, 1743; Sarah, b. Mar. 10, 1730; Susanna, b. Oct. 24, 1732; Elizabeth, b. Apr. 30, 1737; m. Oct. 21, 1761, Andrew PATTERSON, of Sudbury, and res. Petersham. 98. iv. JOHN, b. June 15, 1694; m. Susan -----, Bethia CUTTER [NOTE] and Mrs. Beriah (BEMIS) (CHILD) PIERCE [NOTE]. 99. v. DAVID, b. Jne 16, 1697; m. Rebecca FILLEBROWN. 100. vi. DANIEL, b. July 17, 1700; m. Dorothy TAINTER. 22. MOSES WHITNEY (Richard, John), b. Concord [NOTE], Mass., Aug. 1, 1655; m. Sept. 20, 1686, Sarah KNIGHT, of Stow. She d. Mar. 23, 1735. Moses WHITNEY served as a soldier in King Philip's war in 1676. The following year he "was released," whether from duty or as a prisoner I am not able to learn. He had land granted him at Stow, Apr. 8, 1681. June 4, 1708, he purchased 30 acres of land, swamp and meadow, of Richard BURCK, of Sudbury, which had been granted him by the town of Stow. In 1692 he sold 4 1/2 acres of meadow and 10 acres of upland in Sudbury, as per deed to Benj. WHITTEMORE. He d. -----; res. Sudbury and Stow, Mass.

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