Archive Talk:The Descendants of John Whitney, page 47

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p. 47, #347: The children of Silas and Mary5 (WHITNEY) JEWELL are listed after the record of the death of Abraham4 WHITNEY. There were two additional children, Ephraim and Jacob JEWELL, born in Harvard, MA.

p. 47, #104: Dorcas (WOOD) WHITNEY died 21 Feb 1725, not 22 Feb 1725, according to Stow vital records. This was the same date her daughter Dorcas5 WHITNEY died.

p. 47, #348: I have not seen any evidence of the existence of this son Jonathan5 WHITNEY.

p. 47, #349: Dorcas5 WHITNEY died 21 Feb 1725, not 22 Feb 1725, according to Stow vital records. This was the same date her mother Dorcas (WOOD) WHITNEY died.

p. 47, #353: Moses5 WHITNEY married secondly Martha (PECK) CUNNINGHAM.

p. 47, #355: Aaron5 WHITNEY was born 2 June 1740, not 2 July 1740, according to Harvard vital records.

p. 47, #357: Priscilla5 WHITNEY was born 12 Mar 1728, not 13 Mar 1728, according to Stow vital records. She married, 28 Nov 1754, Sudbury, MA, James CARTER, according to Sudbury vital records.

p. 47, #358: Micah5 WHITNEY married firstly, 16 Apr 1755, Leicester, MA, Mellicent MAYNARD, according to Sudbury vital records. He married secondly, 22 Feb 1759, Leicester, Hannah HARWOOD, according to Leicester vital records. He had one son Eliphalet6 WHITNEY, born 4 Jul 1762, Templeton, MA, according to Templeton vital records.

p. 47, #359: Beulah5 WHITNEY and Samuel BYAM published their intentions of marriage on 20 Aug 1758 in both Leicester and Templeton, MA, according to Leicester vital records and Petersham vital records. They had eight children born in Templeton, MA.

p. 47, #360: Lois5 WHITNEY married, 24 Aug 1754, Worcester, MA, William TAYLOR, according to Worcester vital records. They had five children recorded in Worcester.

p. 47, #361: Damaris5 WHITNEY married, 20 Mar 1773, Stow, MA, Joseph GARFIELD of Weston, according to Stow vital records. They had two children born in Weston.

p. 47, #362: Eunice5 WHITNEY married, 16 Apr 1766, Templeton, MA, David THURSTON. They had eight children, four born in Templeton, MA, and four in Marlborough, NH.

p. 47, #106: Lemuel4 WHITNEY was born 1 Aug 1706, not 1 Aug 1714, if his age at death is accurate. There was an additional child Sibel5 WHITNEY, born after 17 Apr 1740, who died 26 Sep 1753, Stow, MA, according to Stow vital records. The order of the children is probably not correct. #370 was probably the eldest, then #364, #365, #371, the additional Sibel5, #366, #367, #368, and #369.

p. 47, #367: Anna5 WHITNEY was born 7 June 1745, not 4 June 1745, according to Stow vital records.

p. 47, #370: Elias5 WHITNEY married, 20 Nov 1758, Stow, MA, Rachel WHEELER of Acton, according to Stow vital records.

p. 47, #371: Lemuel5 WHITNEY and Elizabeth WHEELER of Acton published their intentions of marriage on 15 Mar 1761, according to Stow vital records.

p. 47, #107: This John WHITNEY was more likely John4 WHITNEY [Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1], #139 on page 32, and Rebecca WHITNEY his wife was very likely a daughter of Moses3 WHITNEY [Richard2, John1]. Absolute proof of these identifications has not yet been found, however. Given that, he was born 6 Dec 1698, Lexington, MA, according to Lexington vital records. Rebecca (WHITNEY) WHITNEY seems to be the widow Rebeckah WHITNEY who died in Harvard, MA, 27 Jul 1780, "of advanced age."


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