Family:Whitney, Nathaniel (1675-1730)

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Nathaniel4 Whitney (Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Nathaniel3 and Sarah (Hagar) Whitney, was born 5 or 25 Mar 1675, Watertown, MA,[1] and died 23 Sep 1730, Watertown, MA.[2]

He married, 7 Nov 1695 at Watertown, MA, Mercy Robinson "both of Watertown",[3] daughter of William and Elizabeth (Cutter) Robinson. She was born on 7 Aug or 6 Sep 1676, Cambridge, MA, and died 31 Dec 1740, Weston, MA.[4]

Nathaniel Whitney, Jr., owned the covenant 17 Jun 1711, Weston, MA.[5]

Nathaniel Whitney, Jr., was admitted to the church 20 Nov. 20, 1726.[6]

On 1 Dec 1730, Weston, MA, his inventory was taken by John Parkhurst, James Stimson, and Ebenezer Allen, all of Weston, amounting to £340-10s-0d; death date given as 23 Sep 1730. On 17 May 1731 at Weston, MA, his inventory was exhibited. On 26 Jul 1731 at Weston, MA, his administration account was exhibited by Mercy Whitney, adminstratrix of the estate of her late husband Nathaniel Whitney of Weston. On 26 Jul 1731 at Weston, MA, a list of debts was recorded.

Children of Nathaniel4 and Mercy (Robinson) Whitney:

i. Nathaniel5 Whitney, b. 23 Jan 1695/6, Watertown, MA;[7] bapt. 17 Jun 1711, Weston, MA;[8] m. Mary Child.
ii. Sarah Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1698/9, Watertown, MA;[9] bapt. 17 Jun 1711, Weston, MA;[10] m. Ephraim Rice.
iii. Amos Whitney, b. 19 Apr 1701, Watertown, MA;[11] d. before 11 Jun 1711, Weston, MA.
iv. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1702, Watertown, MA;[12] bapt. 17 Jun 1711, Weston, MA;[13] m. Daniel Bigelow.
v. Jonas Whitney, b. 15 Dec 1703, Watertown, MA;[14] bapt. 17 Jun 1711, Weston, MA; aged 7 years.[15]
vi. James Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1704/5, Watertown, MA;[16] bapt. 17 Jun 1711, Weston, MA; aged 5 years.[17]
vii. Susanna Whitney, b. between 18 Jun 1706 and 17 Jun 1707, Weston, MA; bapt. 17 Jun 1711, Weston, MA;[18] m. Abraham Gregory.
viii. Solomon Whitney, b. between 18 Jun 1708 and 17 Jun 1709; bapt. 17 Jun 1711, Weston, MA;[19] m. Martha Fletcher.
ix. Samuel Whitney, b. circa Dec 1710, Weston, MA; bapt. 17 Jun 1711, Weston, MA;[20] m. Elizabeth Hastings.
x. Ebenezer Whitney, b. circa 1712, Weston, MA; bapt. 25 Apr 1714, Weston, MA;[21] m. Lydia Goodell.
xi. Joshua Whitney, b. after 26 Apr 1713, Weston, MA; bapt. 25 Apr 1714, Weston, MA;[22] m. Mehitable Wilson.
xii. David Whitney, b. 1716, Watertown, MA; bapt. 6 Nov 1726, Weston, MA;[23] m. Mehitable Parker.

Notes

"Nathaniel Whitney, Jun., b. Mar. 1675-6, married Mercy Robinson. They had twelve children: Nathaniel (third), Sarah, Amos, Elizabeth, Jonas, James, Israel, Susanna, Solomon, Samuel, Ebenezer, Joshua, and David. Apr. 12, 1731, 'Mercy Oliver' was witness to David's guardian bond. Nathaniel Jun, d. Sept. 23, 1730. Wid Mercy, d. Dec. 31, 1740."[24]

References

1.^  "Nathanell Whetny, s. Nathanell & Sary Whetny, b. 25 Mar 1675," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the First and Second Book of Town Proceedings, with the Land Grants and Possessions. Also, the Proprietors' Book, and the First Book of and Supplement of Births, Deaths, and Marriages (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1894), volume 1, page 39.

2.^  "Nathaniel [Whitney], Jr., d. Sep. 23, 1730. [p. 408]," according to Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1707-1850. 1703--Gravestones--1900. Church Records, 1709-1825. Appendix and Addenda, Cent Society, Gleanings from the Town Files, Bits of Genealogy, Error, Indexes, &c. (Boston, MA: McIncloe Bros., Printers, 1901), page 408.

3.^  "Nathaniel Whittny & Mercy Robison, b. of Watertown, m. 7 Nov 1695," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Third Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, to the End of 1737. Also Plan and Register of Burials in Arlington Street Burying Ground (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1900), volume 2, page 3.

4.^  "Mercy [Whitney], wife Nathaniel Jr., Dec. 31, 1740," according to Weston Vital Records, page 387.

5.^  "Nathaniel [Whitney], Jr., o.c. June 17, 1711," according to Weston Vital Records, page 389.

6.^  "Nathaniel [Whitney], Jr., adm. chh. Nov. 20, 1726," according to Weston Vital Records, page 408.

7.^  "Nathaniel, s. Nathaniel & Mercy Whitny, b. 23 Jan 1695," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 9.

8.^  "Nathaniel [Whitney], s. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy, bap. June 17, 1711, a. 15y.," according to Weston Vital Records, page 390.

9.^  "farah Whitny, d. Nathaniel & Mercy Whitny, b. 3 Mar 1698/9," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 13.

10.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy, bap. June 17, 1711, a. 12y. [p. 390]," according to Weston Vital Records.

11.^  "Amos Whitny, s. Nathaniel & Mercy Whitny, b. 19 Apr 1701," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 21.

12.^  "Elifabeth Whitny, d. Nathaniel & Mercy Whitny, b. 23 Jul 1702," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 21.

13.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], d. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy, bap. June 17, 1711, a. 8y.," according to Weston Vital Records, page 390.

14.^  "Jonas Whitney, s. Nethaniell & Mercy Whitney, b. 15 Dec 1703," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 28.

15.^  "Jonas [Whitney], s. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy, bap. June 17, 1711, a. 7y.," according to Weston Vital Records, page 390.

16.^  "James Whitney, s. Nethaniell & Mercy Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1704/5," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 28.

17.^  "James [Whitney], s. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy, bap. June 17, 1711, a. 5y.," according to Weston Vital Records, page 390.

18.^  "Susanna [Whitney], d. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy, bap. June 17, 1711, a. 4y.," according to Weston Vital Records, page 390.

19.^  "Solomon [Whitney], s. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy, bap. June 17, 1711, a. 3y.," according to Weston Vital Records, page 390.

20.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy, bap. June 17, 1711, a. 6m.," according to Weston Vital Records, page 390.

21.^  "Ebenezer [Whitney], s. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy, bap. Apr. 25, 1714, a. _y.," according to Weston Vital Records, page 390.

22.^  "Joshua [Whitney], s. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy, bap. Apr. 25, 1714, a. _m.," according to Weston Vital Records, page 390.

23.^  "David [Whitney], s. Nathanial Jr. and Mercy, bap. Nov. 6, 1726, about _y. old," according to Weston Vital Records, page 409.

24.^  Weston Vital Records.


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