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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. 53

444. v. JOSHUA, b. May 14, 1728. 445. vi. SUSANNA [NOTE], b. May 17, 1729. 135. ELEAZER WHITNEY (Eleazer, Thomas, John), bap. Apr. 15, 1702; m. Nov. 9, 1743, Mary GROW; d. Sept. 4, 1761. Eleazer was born in Watertown, and resided in that part of Marlboro subse- quently incorporated as Westboro. The inventory of his estate was made Dec. 11, 1760. The estate was settled, according to Worcester Probate Records, Oct. 24, 1767. He d. Sept. 14, 1758; res. Marlboro and Westboro, Mass. 446. i. MARY, b. sept. 18, 1744; m. ----- HARRINGTON [NOTE]. 447. ii. SAMUEL, b. Dec. 2, 1745; m. Levinah BIGELOW. 448. iii. DEBORAH, b. Jan. 30, 1749 [NOTE]; d. Sept. 10, 1750. 449. iv. ALEXANDER, b. July 2, 1751; m. Lois CARROLL. 450. v. JOSHUA, b. Apr. 26, 1754; m. Betty WOOD. 451. vi. HANNAH [NOTE], b. June, 1757. 136. ELNATHAN WHITNEY (Eleazer, Thomas, John), b. May 3, 1703; m. in Rox- bury Sept. 24, 1728 [NOTE], Sarah PERRY, b. 1702 [NOTE]; d. Oct. 22, 1736. He d. Apr. 18, 1759; res. Waltham, Mass. 452. i. ELNATHAN, b. Mar. 8, 1729 [NOTE]; d. young. 453. ii. JOHN, b. Mar. 3, 1730; m. May 31, 1753, Mary BENJAMIN, b. Feb. 16, 1734; res. Watertown, Mass. [NOTE] 454. iii. AARON, b. July 15, 1734; m. Margaret ----- [NOTE]. 455. iv. SAMUEL, b. June 16, 1736; d. young [NOTE]. 456. v. EBENEZER, b. Mar. 9, 1738; m. Abigail BROWN [NOTE]. 457. vi. ELNATHAN, b. Mar. 28, 1741 [NOTE]; m. Lucy ALLEN. 458. vii. SARAH, b. Feb. 13, 1745. She prob. never m. [NOTE]; in 1766 she res. in Uxbridge with her bro. Aaron, and at that time was single. 459. viii. SAMUEL, b. Dec. 28, 1751 [NOTE]. 137. JAMES WHITNEY (Eleazer, Thomas, John), bap. June 1, 1703 [NOTE]; m. Nov. 8, 1722, Mercy FLAGG, b. May 13, 1720; res. Watertown, Mass. 460. i. MERCY, b. Sept. 5, 1723. 461. ii. ABIGAIL, b. Mar. 17, 1725. 462. iii. LYDIA, bap. Mar. 30, 1729. 463. iv. ALLEN, b. Oct. 19, 1731; d. 1738 [NOTE]. 464. v. EUNICE, b. Mar. 3, 1734; d. 1738 [NOTE]. 465. vi. EUNICE, b. Jan. 9, 1737; d. 1740 [NOTE]. 466. vii. ALLEN, b. May 1740; d. Dec. 1740 [NOTE]. 467. viii. JAMES, b. Oct. 26, 1743. He served as corporal [NOTE] in the Revolution- ary war in a Marlborough company. 138. JONAS WHITNEY (Eleazer, Thomas, John), b. 1709; bap. July 14, 1723, ae. 15 [NOTE]; m. in Roxbury, May 8, 1735, Sarah PERRY, both of Roxbury; res. Roxbury, Mass. 468. i. ISAAC [NOTE], b. Apr. 11, 1736; d. Jan. 4, 1777. 469. ii. JACOB, b. July 24, 1737; m. Rachel WHITING. 470. iii. JONAS, b. Nov. 28, 1739. 471. iv. SARAH, b. Feb. 26, 1741; m. 1775, Nehemiah WARD. She d. Sept. 28, 1824 [NOTE]. 472. v. ABNER, b. Nov. 17, 1744; m. ----- ----- [NOTE]. 473. vi. DESIRE, b. Oct. 31, 1749; m. 1769 [NOTE], Edward WARD. She d. June 23, 1778. 140. ISAIAH WHITNEY (Isaiah, Thomas, John), b. Cambridge, Mass, June 1, 1700; m. 1730 [NOTE], in Harvard, Elizabeth WHITNEY. She lived to be 106 years of age. He was born in Cambridge farms, Lexington, Mass., in 1700, and soon after marriage moved to Harvard where he purchased land of Caleb SAWYER on Bare Hill in 1722, where he followed his trade, that of blacksmithing. He joined the Harvard church in 1733, and his wife the following year. He died intestate in 1737. The inventory of his estate was made Sept. 5, 1737, by Jonathan WHITNEY and others. A warrant calling a town-meeting on Monday, the eighteenth day of May, 1730, discloses the ambition of the villagers at Bare Hill, an article in it being: Also to Consider Conclude and act what may then be thought proper to be done in Settling off a part of ye Town of Lancaster by meets and bounds or by allowing a dividing line to be made, begining at the Southern end of ye Causey near to the House of Samuel WILSON and Run West northwest to ye west line of Lancaster Old

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