Family:Whitney, Benjamin (1785-a1850)

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Benjamin7 Whitney (James6, Benjamin5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James6 and Susanna (Hill) Whitney, was born 5 Mar 1785, Sherborn, MA,[1] and died after 1855.

He "of Sherborn" married, 20 Dec 1807, Sudbury, MA, Hepzibah Moore.[2] She was born about 1790, MA, and died after 1855.

On 1801, Sherborn, MA, Isaac, Benjamin, and Martin Whitney, sons of James Whitney of Dover, who died June 1800, minors over 14, chose Capt. Peter Twitchell as guardian. On 15 Sep 1801, Sherborn, MA, Peter Twitchell, gentleman, of Sherborn was appointed guardian of Isaac, Benjamin, and James Whitney, sons of James Whitney, yeoman, late of Dover, Norfolk Co., and posted bond, with Daniel Whitney, Esq., and Timothy Hill, yeoman, both of Sherborn, as sureties.

He "settled in New York."

Children of Benjamin7 and Hepzibah (Moore) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Benjamin Franklin8 Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1808, Wrentham, MA;[3] m. Charlotte Ann Goodale.
ii. James Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1811, Wrentham, MA;[4] m. Lura Johnson.
iii. Mary I. Whitney, b. ca. 1818, d. 20 Mar 1840.[5]
iv. Eliza Whitney, b. ca. 1820, OH; m. ----- Lantum or Sentenne.
v. Harriet A. Whitney, b. ca. 1828, VT; d. 10 May 1856;[6] m. J. E. Brush.

Census

188 195 Benjamin Whitney 65 M - Mechanic $2500 Mass. Epsee 60 F - [Mass.] Eliza Lantum 30 F - Ohio 196 Harriet Brush 22 F - Vt. Married in year J. E. 30 M - Merchant [Vt.] Robert Lantum 7 M - N.Y. Attended school Eliza 5 F - [N.Y.] Benjamin 3 M - [N.Y.]

429 Frame $175 510 Benj. Whitney 70 M - - Mass. 1 - 27 Carpenter 1 - - - - 1 - Hepzibah Whitney 65 F - Wife " 1 - 27 - - - - - - - - Harriet Brush 28 F - Dau Vermont 1 - 27 - - - - - - - - Robt. Sentenne 12 M - Gson Essex - - 12 - - - - - - - - 430 Frame $100 511 Henry Sentenne 45 M - ---- Canada 1 - 13 Tailor - 1 - - - 1 - Eliza Sentenne 35 F - Wife Ohio 1 - 24 - - - - - - - - Clement Sentenne 11 F - Dau Essex - - 11 - - - - - - - - Benj. Sentenne 8 M - Son Essex - - 8 - - - - - - - - Charles Sentenne 4 M - " " - - 4 - - - - - - - - Mary Taylor 13 F - Srvt " - - 13 - - - - - - - -

References

1.^  "Benjamin [Whitney], s. of James and Susanna, [born] Mar. 5, 1785," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

2.^  "Benjamin [Whitney] of Sherburn, and Hepzibah Moore, [married] Dec. 20, 1807," according to Vital Records of Sudbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903).

3.^  "Benjamin Franklin [Whitney], s. of Benjamin and Hepzibah, in Sherborn, [born] Sept. 29, 1808," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Wrentham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).

2.^  "James [Whitney], s. of Benjamin and Hepzibah, [born] June 9, 1811," according to Wrentham Vital Records.

5.^  "MARY I. daughter of Benj. & H. Whitney died March 20, 1840 AE 22 yrs.", Havens Cemetery

6.^  "HARRIET A. WHITNEY WIFE OF J. E. BRUSH DIED May 1[0], 1856 ae [29]", Havens Cemetery


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