Archive Talk:The Descendants of John Whitney, page 66
p. 66, #245: Gideon4 WHITNEY was born 29 Nov 1729, not 27 Nov 1729, according to Hopkinton vital records. He died 24 Jul 1752, Hopkinton, MA, not 2 Dec 1753. His widow Hannah (NORCROSS) WHITNEY married secondly, 24 Apr 1755, Hopkinton, MA, Joseph HAYDEN.
p. 66, #700: The children of Nathaniel and Hannah6 (WHITNEY) PARKER were Caleb, Hannah, and Eunice, and did not include one named Newton. Newton was their birthplace, according to Newton Vital Records.
p. 66, #702: Sarah6 WHITNEY married, 26 Apr 1769, Newton, MA, James RICHARDS (not RICHARDSON), Jr., according to Newton vital records. He married secondly, 8 May 1777, Bridgewater, MA, Dorothy PACKARD, according to Bridgewater vital records. He married thirdly, 6 Apr 1797, Newton, MA, her first cousin Persis6 WHITNEY, #714, according to Newton vital records.
p. 66, #710: Ephraim6 WHITNEY married, 13 May 1774, Newton, MA, Anna FULLER, and died Sep 1776 in the army, according to Newton vital records. He had a daughter Catherine7 WHITNEY, who was non compos mentis, and had a guardian appointed 12 May 1807, according to Middesex Probate Records, File No. 24618.
p. 66, #711: Rebecca6 WHITNEY married, 5 Oct 1780, Newton, MA, William BUZZARD, according to Newton vital records. They had four, children (not two), Gershom Whitney, Betsey, Asa, and Clarissa, also according to Newton vital records.
pp. 66-67, #261: Joseph5 WHITNEY was born in Roxbury (not Watertown), MA, according to Roxbury vital records. He married, 26 Oct 1749, Newton, MA, Mary HASTINGS, according to Newton vital records. The maiden name of Anna, his second wife, is not known. The only evidence that it was PALMER is the fact that she named two sons Palmer WHITNEY. This is suggestive, but far from proof!