Family:Whitney, Amasa (1774-1824)

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Amasa6 Whitney (Ezekiel5, (John4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Ezekiel5 and Katherine (Draper) Whitney, was born 4 May 1774, Watertown, MA, and died 17 Oct 1824, Newton, MA.[1]

He married, 5 Oct 1794, Newton, MA, Abigail Blanden,[2] daughter of Francis and Abigail (Tozer) Blanden. She was born 19 Dec 1764, Newton, MA, and died 10 Feb 1852, Newton, MA, aged 86, of old age.[3]

Children of Amasa6 and Abigail (Blanden) Whitney, all born Newton, MA:

i. Relief7 Whitney, b. 4 Nov 1794;[4] "Miss" m. (int. 16 Oct 1813, Dedham, MA) "Mr." Willard Richards.[5]
ii. Nancy T. Whitney, b. 6 May 1796;[6] d. 14 Oct 1858, West Roxbury, MA, aged 59, of consumption; unmarried.[7]
iii. Mary Whitney, b. 3 Apr 1798.[8] She was probably the Mary May Whitney, b. 4 Apr 1798, who was baptized privately 6 Dec 1838, Hollis Streeet Church, Boston, MA.[9]
iv. Catherine Whitney, b. 5 May 1800.[10]
v. Amasa Whitney, b. 6 May 1802;[11] m. Sarah Evans.
vi. Caroline J. Whitney, b. 31 May 1804;[12] m. 13 Jul 1823, Dedham, MA, Edward Glover,[13] b. 10 Oct 1785, Needham, MA, son of Henry and Rebecca (Colburn) Glover.
vii. Loring Whitney, b. 11 May 1806;[14] m. Susanna -----.
viii. Leonard Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1808.[15]

Census

434 471 C. M. Stimson 40 M - $8000 Mass. Charlotte " 30 F - " Homer Cowty 18 M - Ireland Ephraim Jackson 70 M - None Mass. Abigail " 62 F - " Abigail Whitney 82 F - " John Brison 15 M - Ireland

32 43 Daniel Russell 52 M - Massachusetts Elmira Russell 50 F - Paper Maker New Hampshire Elmira B. Russell 20 F - Massachusetts Harriet A. Russell 16 F - " Emily C. Russell 14 F - " Nancy S. Whitney 59 F - " Jerusha D. Lunt 22 F - Maine Mary Shields 39 F - Ireland Mary M. Russell 18 F - Massachusetts

References

1.^  "Amasa [Whitney], Mr., [died] Oct. 17, 1824," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

2.^  "Amasa [Whitney] and Abigail Blanden [dup. Blunden], [married] Oct. 5, 1794," according to Newton Vital Records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 67, page 134.

4.^  "Relief [Whitney], d. Amasa and Abigail, [born] Nov. 4, 1794," according to Newton Vital Records.

5.^  "Relief [Whitney], Miss, and Mr. Willard Richards, int. Oct. 16, 1813," according to Don Gleason Hill, ed., Dedham, Records of Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths 1638-1845 (Dedham, MA: Dedham Transcript, 1886).

6.^  "Nancy [Whitney], d. Amasa and Abigail, [born] May 6, 1796," according to Newton Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 121, page 220.

8.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Amasa and Abigail, [born] Apr. 3, 1798," according to Newton Vital Records.

9.^  "Whitney, ," according to Hollis Street Church Records, Boston, MA.

10.^  "Catherine [Whitney], d. Amasa and Abigail, [born] May 5, 1800," according to Newton Vital Records.

11.^  "Amasa [Whitney], s. Amasa and Abigail, [born] May 6, 1802," according to Newton Vital Records.

12.^  "Caroline [Whitney], d. Amasa and Abigail, [born] May 31, 1804," according to Newton Vital Records.

13.^  "Caroline [J., int.] [Whitney], Miss, and Mr. Edward Glover, b. of Dedham, int. Apr. 27, 1823, m. July 13, 1823, by Rev. John White," according to Dedham Vital Records.

14.^  "Loring [Whitney], s. Amasa and Abigail, [born] May 11, 1806," according to Newton Vital Records.

15.^  "Leonard [Whitney], s. Amasa and Abigail, [born] Mar. 20, 1808," according to Newton Vital Records.


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