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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)

Transcribed by the Whitney Research Group, 1999.


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66 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

Thomas Whitney was born in Natick prior to 1769. He sold his rights in that town and emigrated to Westminaster. His farm he disposed of to David HANN, of Hopkinton. He served in the Revolutionary army and was in the company from Partridgefield; res. Natick, Mass., and Westminaster, Mass. 690. i. MARK, b. May 18, 1766. 691. ii. MEHITABLE, bap. Sept. 30, 1764; m. Jan. 12, 1797; Samuel LAWTON. He was the Samuel LAWSON of Harriet Beecher STOWE's "Old Town Folks" 692. iii. HULDAH, bap. Sept. 30, 1764. 693. iv. ESTHER, bap. Mar. 29, 1767. 243. GIDEON WHITNEY (Isaac, Benjamin, John), b. Hopkinton, Mass., Nov. 27, 1729 [NOTE]; m. in Sudbury, Mar. 14, 1750, Hannah NORCROSS [NOTE] of Sudbury. His estate was settled in 1752-3. He owed his cousins Jason and Mark WHITNEY and sister Judith. He d. in H., Dec. 2, 1753 [NOTE]; res. Hopkinton and Holliston, Mass. 694. i. ELIZABETH, b. Dec. 30, 1751. 254. ELIJAH WHITNEY (Daniel, John, John, John), b. Jan. 15, 1715, m. Hannah ----- [NOTE]. In 1776 he was a member of the Warwick committee of correspondence, inspec- tion and safety. He d. -----; res. Roxbury and Warwick, Mass. 695. v. DANIEL, b. ----- [NOTE]; m. Sarah GAY. 696. iii. JOHN, b. Nov. 29, 1749; m. May PAYSON [NOTE]. 697. i. ELIJAH, b. [NOTE] Sept. 23, 1744. 698. ii. ELISHA, b. Oct. 6, 1747 [NOTE]; m. Abigail DANA. 699. iv. HANNAH, b. June 13, 1756; bap. at Roxbury same year. 259. CALEB WHITNEY (Timothy, John, John, John), b. Apr. 2, 1711; m. 1736 [NOTE], Hannah CHENEY, b. June 13, 1711, dau. of Joseph. His two sons served in the Revolutionary army in a company raised in Newton; res. Newton, Mass. 700. i. HANNAH, b. Mar. 3, 1737; m. Nov. 19, 1772, Nathaniel PARKER. Ch: Newton, b. -----; [NOTE] Caleb, b. Apr. 29, 1773; m. Fanny SCOTT; Hannah, b. Mar. 18, 1775; m. David SCOTT; Eunice, d. young. 701. ii. CALEB, b. June 17, 1740; m. Elisabeth HYDE. 702. iii. SARAH, b. Oct. 23, 1743; m. in 1769, Jas. RICHARDSON, Jr. She d. in 1771, s. p., and he m. 2d Dorothy PACKARD, of Bridgewater. [NOTE] 703. iv. THADDEUS, b. July 10, 1747; m. Temperance HYDE. 260. MOSES WHITNEY (Timothy, John, John, John), b. June 20, 1714; m. in 1739 [NOTE], Rebecca HYDE, b. Sept. 23, 1720. Four of his sons served in the Revolutionary war. They were in Capt. Phinehas COOK's Co. in Col. GARDNER's Regt. Three of his sons died in the army. Timothy WHITNEY was admr. of his estate. He d. in 1805; res. Newton, Mass. 704. i. MARGARET, b. May 8, 1741. [NOTE] 705. ii. MOSES, b. Apr. 9, 1743; d. Revolutionary army. [NOTE] 706. iii. MARY, b. Feb. 1, 1745; m. Mar. 20, 1766, Edward RICHARDS, of Camb. 707. iv. TIMOTHY, b. Feb. 12, 1747; m. Mary HYDE. 708. v. STEPHEN, b. Feb. 12, 1747; d. Revolutionary army. [NOTE] 709. vi. ELIZABETH, b. May 30, 1749; m. 1777 [NOTE], Asa PAYSON. Had Asa and two daughters. 710. vii. EPHRAIM, b. June 16, 1751; m. 1774 [NOTE], Anna FULLER, b. June 18, 1749, and died in the Revolutionary army in 1776 [NOTE]; was in the company of Capt. WISWELL, of Newton. 711. viii. REBECCA, b. Mar. 17, 1754; m. 1780 [NOTE], Wm. BUZZARD. Ch: Betsey and Clara. 712. ix. RELIEF, b. Dec. 29, 1756; m. 1783, John WOODWARD [NOTE], of Brookline. 713. x. GERSHAM, b. July 25, 1758, d. 1759 [NOTE]. 714. xi. PERSIS, b. Feb 19, 1760; m. 1797, James RICHARDS, his third wife [NOTE]. Ch: Sukey, b. Dec. 11, 1797; Mary, b. Aug. 6, 1800. She d. May 1833. 715. xii. JOHN b. Apr. 8, 1762; m. Polly POPE. 261. CORP. JOSEPH WHITNEY (Timothy, John, John, John), b. Watertown [NOTE], Mass., Feb. 21, 1716; m. Mary HASTINGS [NOTE]; m. 2d, Mrs. Anna (PALMER?) [NOTE]. She d. at Lima, N.Y.

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