Family:Whitney, Abner (1748-1811)

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Abner6 Whitney (Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Samuel5 and Abigail (Fletcher)Whitney, was born 18 May 1748, Weston, MA,[1] was baptized 22 May 1748, Weston, MA,[2] and died Sep 1811, Westminster, MA.

He married firstly, 14 May 1770, Westminster, MA, Elizabeth Glazier,[3] of Shrewsbury, MA, daughter of Jonas and Eunice (Newton) Glazier. She was born 20 Nov 1749, and died 3 Apr 1778, Westminster, MA.[4]

He married secondly, 22 Apr 1779, Westminster, MA, Lavina (Glazier) Ward,[5] daughter of Jonas and Eunice (Newton) Glazier. She was born 9 May 1752, and died 23 Jul 1838, Westminster, MA, aged 86 years.[6] She had married firstly, Jonas Ward.

He resided Westminster and Ashburnham, Massachusetts.

Children of Abner6 and Elizabeth (Glazier) Whitney:

i. Oliver7 Whitney, b. 8 Dec 1770, Westminster, MA;[7] d. 24 Jun 1794, Westminster, MA aged 23 years 6 months 16 days.[8]
ii. John Whitney, b. 28 Jul 1772, Westminster, MA;[9] m. Susanna Smith.
iii. Levi Whitney, b. 1 Jan 1777, Westminster, MA;[10] m. Rebecca Warren.

Children of Abner6 and Levina (Glazier)(Ward) Whitney:

iv. Jonas Ward Whitney, b. 22 Apr 1780, Westminster, MA;[11] m. Phebe Rand.
v. Joseph Glazier Whitney, b. 22 Jun 1783, Westminster, MA;[12] m. Lavina Dunn.
vi. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 2 Aug 1785, Westminster, MA;[13] m. 1 Dec 1808, Westminster, MA, Lorey Barnes.[14]
vii. Dolly Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1791, Westminster, MA;[15] d. 2 Apr 1884, Weston, MA, aged 93 years 5 months 7 days, of old age;[16] m.(1) 27 Nov 1806, Westminster, MA, Vinal Dunn;[17] m.(2) 17 Jun 1869, Weston, MA, David Viles, b. ca. 1797, Waltham, MA, son of John and Mara (Warren) Viles.[18]
viii. Abel Whitney, b. 14 May 1793, Westminster, MA;[19] d. 28 Apr 1852, Westminster, MA, aged 58 years 11 months, of heart disease;[20] unmarried.

Census

Poor House 255 300 Cummings Hale 30 M - Superintendant of Poor House $2500 New Hampshire ... Abel Whitney 58 M - None Massachusetts Pauper ...

References

1.^  "Abner [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] May. 18, 1748. At Weston," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Abner [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, b. last w., bap. May 22, 1748," 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 456.

3.^  "Abner [Whitney] and Elizabeth Glazier, [married] May 14, 1770," according to Westminster Vital Records.

4.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], w. Abner, [died] Apr. 3, 1778," according to Westminster Vital Records.

5.^  "Abner [Whitney] and Lavina Ward, [married] Apr. 22, 1779," according to Westminster Vital Records.

6.^  "Levina [Whitney], w. Abner, [died] July 23, 1838, a. 86," according to Westminster Vital Records.

7.^  "Oliver [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, [born] Dec. 8, 1770," according to Westminster Vital Records.

8.^  "Oliver [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, [died] June 24, 1794. a. 23y. 6m. 16d.," according to Westminster Vital Records.

9.^  "John [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, [born] July 28, 1772," according to Westminster Vital Records.

10.^  "Levi [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, [born] Jan. 1, 1777," according to Westminster Vital Records.

11.^  "Jonas Ward [Whitney], s. Abner and Livinah, 2d w., [born] Apr. 22, 1780," according to Westminster Vital Records.

12.^  "Joseph Glazier [Whitney], s. Abner and Livinah, 2d w., [born] June 22, 1783," according to Westminster Vital Records.

13.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], d. Abner and Livinah, [born] Aug. 2, 1785," according to Westminster Vital Records.

14.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney] and Lory Barnes, [married] Dec. 1, 1808," according to Westminster Vital Records.

15.^  "Dolley [Whitney], d. Abner and Livinah, [born] Oct. 26, 1791," according to Westminster Vital Records.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 356, page 216.

17.^  "Dolly [Whitney] and Vinal Dunn, [married] Nov. 27, 1806," according to Westminster Vital Records.

18.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 218, page 284.

19.^  "Abel [Whitney], s. Abner and Livinah, [born] May 14, 1793," according to Westminster Vital Records.

20.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 77, page 185.


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