Archive Talk:The Descendants of John Whitney, page 94

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p. 94, #1209: Polly6 WHITNEY was born 27 Dec 1784, Manchester, MA, according to Manchester vital records.

p. 94, #1209: There were two daughters Lydia6 WHITNEY. The first was born 9 Aug 1788, Manchester, MA, according to Manchester vital records, and presumably died young. The second was born 20 Feb 1793, Goffstown, NH, according to Goffstown vital records. It must have been the second who married Isaac FLANDERS.

p. 94, #469: Jacob5 WHITNEY was born 24 Jul (not Feb) 1737, Roxbury, MA, according to Roxbury vital records.

p. 94, #1212: Moses6 WHITNEY married secondly widow Mary (PLUMMER) KITTREDGE, widow of John, according to Andover vital records.

p. 94, #1212-1217: The births of these children are not recorded in Roxbury vital records. Their baptisms, which are recorded, are consistent with these birth dates.

p. 94, #472: Abner5 WHITNEY married, 21 Mar 1768, Newton, MA, Esther Jackson, according to Roxbury vital records and Newton vital records. He married a second wife, Elizabeth -----, who died 14 Dec 1825, Springfield, VT, aged 74 years, according to the Vermont vital record index. None of his children are recorded.

p. 94, #1218-1223: The children in this family are rather incomplete, according to the LDS International Genealogical Index. (The births are not recorded in the published vital records of Massachusetts or the New Hampshire Birth Index.) That source gives the following list and birth dates for children by his first wife:

i. Mary6 WHITNEY, b. 4 Jul 1769, Roxbury, MA, d. 14 May 1804.
ii. Leonard, b. 19 Mar 1771, Newton, MA, d. 16 Apr 1792.
iii. Abraham, b. 25 Apr 1773, Newton, MA.
iv. Esther, b. 12 Dec 1774, Newton, MA, d. 5 Nov 1791..
v. Isaac, b. 19 Feb 1778, Warwick, MA.
vi. Abraham, b. 25 Apr 1779, m. Rebecca HUDSON..
vii. Abner, b. 19 Jul 1780, Roxbury, MA, m. Polly WHITE.
viii. Isaac, b. 3 Jun 1782, Stoddard, NH, m. Polly -----.
ix. Jacob, b. 2 May 1784, Stoddard, NH, m. Lucy ADAMS.
x. Samuel, b. 28 Apr 1787, Stoddard, NH.

From the same source, children by his second wife were:

xi. David, b. 21 Jul 1789, Stoddard, NH, d. 8 Oct 1790.
xii. Esther, b. 1 Jun 1792, Claremont, NH, m. Moses RANDALL.
xiii. Fanny, b. 8 Mar 1794, Claremont, NH, m. ----- MESSENGER.
xiv. Leonard, b. 29 Feb 1796, Claremont, NH.
xv. Sally, b. 14 Feb 1799, Claremont, NH.

p. 94, #475: Isaiah5 WHITNEY and Persis RANDALL published their intentions of marriage on 27 Sep 1756, Stow, MA, according to Stow vital records.

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