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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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80 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

all future worship, be not disturbed by any person or persons going into the desk but such as shall be authorized and endorsed by the town committe. Aaron's will is dated July 15, 1779; mentions wife, Ruth, and children, Charles, Aaron, Alice MANN, Lucy KENDALL, Peter, Paul, and Abel. The estate was settled by agreement of the heirs Nov. 12, 1779. He. d. Sept. 8, 1779; res. Petersham, Mass. 934. i. ABEL, b. Littleton, Mass., July 7, 1740; d. Mar. 15, 1756, while at Cambridge attending Harvard University. He was buried in Cambridge. His epitaph is as follows: Hic spultus est Abel Reverendi Aaronis Whitney Petershamensis Filius, et Collegii Harvardini Alumnus: qui Anno Aetas, 16 mo occubuit Martii 15 mo, A. D. 1756. 935. ii. PETER, b. Sept 6, 1744; m. Julia LAMBERT. 936. iii. PAUL, b. Mar. 23, 1753; m. Charlotte CLAPP. 937. iv. ABEL, b. Mar. 15, 1756; m. Clarissa DWIGHT. 938. v. RICHARD, b. Feb. 23, 1757; prob. d. bef. 1779; not men. in will. [NOTE] 939. vi. AARON, b. Sept. 5, 1746; m. Hannah STEARNES and Hannah WILLARD. 940. vii. ALICE, b. Sept 23, 1748; m. Aug. 19, 1773, Ensign MANN of Peter- sham. Ensign Man [sic] was a graduate of Harvard and went to Petersham in 1767 to teach school, having previously taught in Lancaster. He was a prominent Whig and warmly espoused the cause of liberty. He was b. July 15, 1740, and d. Dec. 21, 1829; she d. Sept. 20, 1806; res. Petersham, Mass. Ch.: Alice, b. Apr. 10, 1775; m. Thomas LINCOLN, and d. July 20, 1805; Lucy, b. May 9, 1777; d. unm. Feb. 14, 1859; Ensign, b. July 14, 1778; m. Lydia FILMORE, and d. 1810; Thomas, b. May 6, 1780; m. Esther STONE, and d. 1853; Julianna, b. Mar. 2, 1783; d. unm. Mar. 22, 1813; Wm., b. Sept. 2, 1784; d. unm. 1861; Samuel, b. Mar. 21, 1787; m. Sarah LUCE, and d. in 1856; Priscilla, b. June 4, 1790; m. Holland GOODNOW, and d. July 29, 1836; a son is A. W.; res Wellesley, Mass.; Hannah, b. July 30, 1792; m. John BRIGGS, and d. Oct. 3, 1865. 941. viii. LUCY, b. Apr. 9, 1751; m. Rev. Dr. Samuel KENDALL of New Salem. Settled in Weston, Mass. 942. ix. CHARLES, b. May 14, 1742; res Phillipston, Mass., but d. in Vt. 338. EPHRAIM WHITNEY (Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. Lunenburg, Mass., Mar. 1, 1728; m. Jan. 16, 1745, Jane BANCROFT. They were dismissed to the church in Chesterfield, N. H., in 1781. He d. in Chesterfield; res. Petersham, Mass, and Chesterfild [sic], N.H. 943. i. MOSES, b. Jan. 11, 1747. Moses WHITNEY was the first of the name in Rindge, and for some time prior to the Revolutionary war was a merchant. He moved from New Salem in Jan. 1772. His wife's name was Sarah ----- [NOTE], and his children were Moses, Ephraim, and Salmon. 944. ii. EPHRAIM, b. Aug. 12, 1749. 945. iii. MOLLY, b. Sept 25, 1755. 345. ABRAHAM WHITNEY (Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Stow, July 31, 1724; m. Dec. 19, 1745; Marcy PERRY, b. Oct. 8, 1726, in Sudbury; d. Dec. 28, 1828 [NOTE], age 102 years 2 months and 28 days. He d. Apr. 3, 1818; res. Stow, Mass. 946. iv. JACOB, b. July 7, 1754 [NOTE]; m. Esther WALCOTT. 947. i. LUCY, b. Sept. 29, 1746; m. ----- WHITCOMB [NOTE]. 948. ii. ISAAC, b. Feb. 1, 1749; m. Lucy MEAD. 949. iii. ABRAHAM, b. Jan. 7, 1752 [NOTE]; m. Mehitable WARE, Sarah WHITMAN [NOTE], Catherine WOOD, and Mrs. Sarah CONANT JEWELL. 950. v. LEVI, b. Nov. 30, 1759 [NOTE]; d. Nov. 2, 1770. 951. vi. RUTH, b. Feb. 16, 1762; m. Dec. 1, 1781 [NOTE], Ichabod STOW. 952. vii. MOLLY, b. Dec. 15, 1764; m. Aug. 26, 1784, Nathan BROOKS, of Stow. 953. viii. LEVI, b. June 6, 1767 [NOTE]. 954. ix. MARY, b. Feb. 3, 1770 [NOTE].

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