Family:Whitney, Aaron (1734-a1791)

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Aaron5 Whitney (Elnathan4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Elnathan4 and Sarah (Perry) Whitney, was born 15 Jul 1734, Watertown, MA.[1]

He married, 1 Mar 1757, Newton, MA, Margaret Cornet.[2] She was born circa 1736, probably Newton, MA. She was also known as Margaret Cornit and Margaret Cornish.

In 1790, Aaron Whitney and Margaret Whitney were original members of the First Congregational Church, Jamaica, VT.[3]

Children of Aaron5 and Margaret (Cornet) Whitney:

i. Molly6 Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1757, Roxbury, MA;[4] m. 27 Jun 1776, Upton, MA, John Morris "of Northbridge".[5]
ii. Hannah Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1760, Uxbridge, MA.[6]
iii. Samuel Whitney, b. 23 May 1764, Uxbridge, MA.[7]
iv. Rebeckea Whitney, b. 30 Aug 1768, Upton, MA.[8]
v. Cornet Whitney, b. 4 Apr 1772, Upton, MA.[9]

Census

References

1.^  "Aaron Whitney, s. Elnathan & Sarah Whitney, b. 15 Jul 1734," 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 100.

2.^  "Aaron [Whitney] and Margarit Cornit [dup. Margaret Comet, int. Margaret Cornish], [married] Mar. 1, 1757. [Margaret Cornit. M.R.]," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

3.^  "Church Records, First Congregational Church, Jamaica, Vermont," Branches and Twigs, vol. 21 (1992), p. 136.2.^  "," according to Princeton Vital Records.

4.^  "Molly [Whitney], d. Aaron and Margaret, [born] Dec. 21, 1757," according to Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1925-1926).

5.^  "Molly [Whitney] and John Morris of Northbridge, [married] June 27, 1776," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

6.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. Aaron and Margret, [born] Sep. 28, 1760," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Uxbridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1916).

7.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Aaron and Margret, [born] May 23, 1764," according to Uxbridge Vital Records.

8.^  "Rebeckea [Whitney], d. Aaron and Margaret, [born] Aug. 30, 1768," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

9.^  "Cornet [Whitney], s. Aaron and Margaret, [born] Apr. 4, 1772," according to Upton Vital Records.


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