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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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46 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

the river at Watertown Bridge, the first house. He d. bef. 1778 [NOTE]. Ch.: Susanna, b. Dec. 17, 1752; m. Nov. 11, 1773, Elkanah WALES, of Braintree; Mary, b. Dec. 3, 1754; m. Sept. 3, 1777, William HUNT; gr. Harvard Coll. 1768, a lawyer of Wat.; Daniel, b. May 24, 1756; m. Elizabeth FESSENDEN; Nathaniel, b. May 4, 1760; m. Catherine BALDWIN; Grace, b. Aug. 19, 1763; d. Dec 5, 1769; Nathan, b. Dec. 6, 1766; m. Betsey CURTIS (a son Carlos gr. Mid. Coll. 1811, lawyer, state senator; res. Windsor, Vt., Gov., Vt.) 326. vii. DANIEL, b. Dec. 7 1735; m. Mary HARRINGTON. 327. viii. JOSHUA, b. Apr. 3 1737; m. Mary CLARKE. 328. ix. HENRY, b. Dec. 3, 1738; m. Hannah TOMBS [NOTE]. 329. x. ISRAEL, b. Aug. 6, 1741; m. Jemina ROBBINS. 330. xii. LYDIA, bap. 1743 [NOTE]. 331. xii. GRACE, b. Oct. 22, 1746; m. Sept. 30, 1765, Josiah BISCOE, b. July 18, 1740. She d. Apr. 30, 1773, and he m. Mary MASON; res. Watertown. Ch.: Daniel Whitney, b. Nov. 17, 1765; Grace, b. Oct 2, 1767; m. Apr. 21, 1796, William WINCHESTER; Thomas, b. Aug. 31, 1769; Leonard, b. Mar. 29, 1773; res. Walpole, N. H. 332. xiii. ELISHA, b. Feb. 27, 1747; m. Eunice FARLEY. 333. xiv. LUCY, b. June 30, 1749; m. May 22, 1766, Benjamin DANA, of Cam- bridge, b. Apr. 6, 1741, son of Willaim and Mary (GREEN) DANA. The date of her death seems to be very uncertain, for her grave- stone at Arlington (formerly W. Cambridge) gives the date as follows: "Died at W. Cambridge, Dec. 11, 1814, aged 66," while some family papers say Dec. 18, 1814, and the histories of Watertown and Cambridge say, "Died Dec. 15, 1815, aged 65." By her second marriage [NOTE] she did not have any children. By the first marriage four children were born: William, Elisha Whit- ney, Anne and Jonathan. 102. MOSES WHITNEY (Moses, Richard, John), b. 1690 [NOTE]; m. Elizabeth -----; m. 2d Nov. 20, 1766 Sarah GARY [NOTE]. He made his will, July 12, 1774; lodged for probate June 3, 1778. One shilling was paid for recording his death, per adm. accounts. He made bequests in his will to Abigail, wife of Ezra FARNSWORTH, of Groton (dau. of Ephram and Mary (WHITNEY), PIERCE and Jemima WALKER, of Charlestown, N.H. He d. May, 1778; res. Littleton and Lunenburg, Mass. 334. i. SALMON, b. Jan 8, 1712; m. Sarah -----. 335. ii. AARON, b. Mar. 14, 1714; m. Alice BAKER and Mrs. Ruth (HUBBARD) STEARNS. 336. iii. SARAH, b. Sept. 29, 1716; m. June 11, 1734, Jonathan WOOD, of Stow. Ch. [NOTE]: John, Barnabas, and Mehitable, who m. Col. Ebenezer BRIDGE, of Fitchburg. 337. iv. BARNABAS, b. Jan. 22, 1721; prob. d. bef. 1778; not mentioned in his father's will. 338. v. EPHRAIM, b. Mar. 1, 1723; m. Jane BANCROFT. 339. vi. BAZALEEL (or Beraleel), b. Nov. 29, 1726; same as Barnabas [NOTE]. 340. vii. LYDIA, b. Lancaster [NOTE]; m. [NOTE] Dea. Samuel TAYLOR, of Templeton, Mass. 341. viii. MARY, b. Lancaster [NOTE]; m. Feb. 22, 1753, John WHITE, of Lancaster, the son of Josiah and Abigail (WHITCOMB) WHITE, b. Lancaster, May 10, 1729; d. Canaan, Me. in 1820; res. Leominster and Fitchburg, Mass. Ch. [NOTE]: Betsey, Lydia, m. Edward HARTWELL and moved to Me. in 1780, and John. 103. ABRAHAM WHITNEY (Moses, Richard, John), b. May 29, 1692; m. Mary STONE, dau. of Isaac, b. 1698; d. Oct. 7, 1766; m. 2d Elizabeth ----- [NOTE]. In 1749 he gave his son, Abraham, Jr., land given to him by his father, Moses. His will is dated May 13, 1768, and was published May 8, 1782. He d. May, 1782; res. Stow, Mass. 342. i. JEMIMA, b. Oct. 14, 1715; d. young. 343. ii. KEZIA, b. Oct. 8, 1716; m. ----- HALE. 344. iii. EPHRAIM, b. Apr. 6, 1723; d. young. 345. iv. ABRAHAM, b. July 31, 1724; m. Marcy PERRY. 346. v. ISAAC, b. Jan. 24, 1726; d. Aug. 21, 1746.

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