Family:Whitney, Abigail (1740-?)

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Abigail5 Whitney (Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), daughter of Joseph4 and Abigail (Nutting) Whitney, was born 16 Aug 1740, Groton, MA.[1]

Abigail married, 12 Dec 1759, Pepperell, MA, Zaccheus Farnsworth "of Pepperell",[2] son of Aaron and Hannah (Barron) Farnsworth. He was born on 19 Nov 1729, Groton, MA.

Children of Abigail5 Whitney and an unknown father:

i. (son)6 Whitney; b. 1759, Pepperell, MA.[3]

Children of Zaccheus and Abigail5 (Whitney) Farnsworth:

i. Joseph Farnsworth, b. say 1768, Pepperell, MA; m. 27 Jan 1791, Guilford, VT, Lydia Sprague.
ii. Alice Farnsworth, b. circa 1763, Colrain, MA; d. 1 Oct 1823, Colrain, MA; m. Paul James Davenport.
iii. Abigail Farnsworth, b. say 1777, Pepperell, MA; m. 8 Nov 1798, Guilford, VT, John Millis.
iv. William Farnsworth, b. 7 Dec 1777, Pepperell, MA; d. 1843, Guilford, VT; m. 15 Oct 1809, Guilford, VT, Elizabeth Ayers.
v. Abel Farnsworth, b. say 1783, Pepperell, MA; m. 20 Apr 1808 , Guilford, VT, Philena Wagoner.
vi. Asa Farnsworth, b. between 1775 and 1795, Pepperell, MA; m. Patty McNitt.
vii. Nancy Farnsworth, b. 23 May 1793, Pepperell, MA; m. Silas Chandler 24 Dec 1819, Massena, NY; d. 20 Mar 1854.

References

1.^  "Abigall [Whitney], d. Joseph and Abigail, [born] Aug. 16, 1740," according to Vital Records of Groton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1926-1927). Also, "Abigail [Whitney], d. Joseph & Abigail, b. at Groton, Aug. 16, 1740," according to George A. Rice, comp. and ed., Vital Records of Pepperell, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985).

2.^  "Abigail [Whitney], and Zeccheus Farnsworth, [married] Dec. 12, 1759," according to Pepperell Vital Records.

3.^  "_____ [Whitney], s. Abigail, b. 1759, not bp. C.R.1," according to Pepperell Vital Records.


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