Archive Talk:The Descendants of John Whitney, page 68

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p. 68, #733, x: Joel FORBUSH died 25 (not 20) Sep 1776, Grafton, MA, according to Grafton vital records]].

p. 68, #733, xi: "Ruth" FORBUSH undoubtedly did not exist, her birth record being a misreading of "Bulah", since Bulah was baptized six weeks later, according to Grafton vital records]].

p. 68, #733, xii: Beulah FORBUSH was baptized 30 Dec 1770, Grafton, MA, according to Grafton vital records, and was undoubtedly born 15 Dec 1770, Grafton, MA, recorded as "Ruth", according to Grafton vital records. She married Silas HARDY and resided at Shelburne (not Sherburne), MA.

p. 68, #735: Lucy6 WHITNEY was born 9 Jun (not 26 Apr) 1734, Westborough, MA, according to Westborough vital records. She married, (intentions 3 Apr 1756, Westborough, MA), Samuel HARRINGTON of Brookfield, according to Westborough vital records

p. 68, #736: Love6 WHITNEY was born 16 (not 13) Sep 1736, according to Westborough vital records. She married, 23 Apr (not 30 Mar) 1772, Upton, MA, John TAFT, according to Upton vital records.

p. 68, #737: Lois6 WHITNEY married, 4 Dec 1763, Hopkinton, MA, Abihail CHAMBERLIN, according to Hopkinton vital records.

p. 68, #738: Eli6 WHITNEY was born (not baptized) 3 May 1741 (not 1740), Westborough, MA, according to Westborough vital records.

p. 68, #270: This Israel WHITNEY was not son of Nathaniel4 and Sarah (HAGAR) WHITNEY [Nathaniel3, John2, John1], but instead was son of Ebenezer3 and Anna (-----) WHITNEY [Richard2, John1], [[Archive:The Descendants of John Whitney, page 30#P28|#28 on page 30.

p. 68, #270: Israel4 WHITNEY married, 8 Mar 1731/2, Dunstable, MA, Hannah BLODGETT, according to Dunstable vital records.

p. 68, #270: Israel4 WHITNEY died before 1 Jul 1746, when administration on his estate was granted to his widow Hannah, according to Worcester County Probate Records, Series A, File #64890.

p. 68, #739: Sibyla5 WHITNEY was born in Oxford, MA (not Killingly, CT), according to Oxford vital records.

p. 68, #740: Josiah5 WHITNEY was born 18 Apr 1735 and died 15 Sep 1750, Oxford, MA, according to Oxford vital records.

p. 68, #741: Hannah5 WHITNEY was born 15 Apr 1737, according to Oxford vital records. She married 26 Nov 1761, Dunstable, MA, Eleazer CUMMINGS, Jr., "of Nottingham West," according to Dunstable vital records, with whom she had eight children. She was still living in 1777.

p. 68, #742: Tamar5 WHITNEY was born 13 Oct 1739 and died 6 Oct 1740, Oxford, MA, according to Oxford vital records.

p. 68, #743: Mary5 WHITNEY died 4 Feb 1754, Dunstable, MA, according to Dunstable vital records.

p. 68, #744: Richard5 WHITNEY did not die before 1761. Instead, he married firstly, 26 Mar 1767, Chelmsford, MA, Sarah BUTTERFIELD, married secondly, 1 Oct 1773, Wilton, NH, Hannah HOLT, and died 29 Oct 1816, Brookline, VT, according to Chelmsford vital records and an article by Prentiss Glazier, "Ebenezer Whitney of Stow, Mass., and Pomfret, Conn.", The American Genealogist, 52 (1976), pp. 117-119. He had eleven children and numerous descendants.

p. 68, #272: Solomon5 WHITNEY married, 7 (not 5) Mar 1731/2, Weston, MA, Martha FLETCHER, according to Weston vital records.

p. 68, #745: Solomon6 WHITNEY was born 5 Dec 1735, Concord, MA, according to Concord vital records. His baptism is correctly stated, in Weston, MA. He married, 14 Jan 1762, Lincoln, MA, Mary FAY, according to Lincoln vital records. He had several children and numerous descendants.

p. 68, #747: Sarah6 WHITNEY was born 26 Oct 1738, Concord, MA, according to Concord vital records. Her baptism is correctly stated, in Weston, MA.

p. 68, #748: Lois6 WHITNEY was born 29 Dec 1743, Concord, MA, according to Concord vital records. Her baptism is correctly stated, in Weston, MA. She died young, because another daughter Lois6 WHITNEY was born 4 Apr or 26 Jun 1749 (both dates are recorded), Concord, MA, according to Concord vital records. It was the latter who married Richard DAVIS, as stated. Richard and Lois6 (WHITNEY) DAVIS had several more children born in Rindge and Jaffrey, NH.

p. 68, #748, i: Silas DAVIS was born 11 Aug 1772, Weston, MA, according to Weston vital records.

p. 68, #749: Abigail6 WHITNEY was baptized 1 Mar (not 2 May) 1741, Weston, MA, according to Weston vital records.

p. 68, #749: Abigail6 WHITNEY married, 9 Feb 1762, Lincoln, MA, Israel (not Isaiah) UNDERWOOD, according to Lincoln vital records.

p. 68, #749, ii: Abigail UNDERWOOD was born 21 Nov 1764, Lincoln, MA, according to Lincoln vital records.

p. 68, #749, iv & v: The first three children were born in Lincoln, and the last three in Princeton, MA, according to Lincoln and Princeton vital records.

p. 68, #749, i: Israel UNDERWOOD, Jr., married, 1 Jan 1789, Hubbardston, MA, Rhoda NEWTON, according to Hubbardston vital records.


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