Family:Whitney, Betsey (c1722-1790)

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Betsey5 Whitney (Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), daughter of Jonathan4 and Alice (Willard) Whitney,[1] was born circa 1722,[2] and died 5 Jul 1790, Boxborough, MA.[3]

She "of Harvard" married, 5 Mar 1740, Harvard, MA, Phineas Wetherbee,[4] son of David and Mercy (Brown) Wetherbee.[5] He was born 6 Oct 1716, Stow, MA,[6] and died 14 Apr 1803, Boxborough, MA.[7] He married secondly, 5 Apr 1796, Boxborough, MA, "wid." Sarah (-----) Wooster.[8]

Children of Phineas and Betsey5 (Whitney) Wetherbee:

i. Oliver Wetherbee, b. 9 Apr 1743, Stow, MA.[9]
ii. Phineas Wetherbee, b. 4 Feb 1744/5, Stow, MA;[10] m.(1) Hannah Whitney; m.(2) Sarah (Durant) Whitney.
iii. Sarah Wetherbee, b. 11 Nov 1748, Harvard, MA.[11]
iv. Betty Wetherbee, b. 11 Feb 1753, Stow, MA.[12]
v. Israel Wetherbee, b. 18 Jul 1756, Harvard, MA;[13] "of Littleton" m. 16 Apr 1778, Framingham, MA, Sarah Howe, b. 25 Feb 1756, daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Stone) Howe; res. Ashby, MA.

Census

  • 1790, Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA: Phins Wetherbee, 1 male over 16.
  • 1800, Boxborough, Middlesex Co., MA: Phinehas Witherbee, 1 male over 45 and 1 female over 45.

References

1.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago: 1895), p. 49.

2.^  Her birth date is calculated from her age at death.

3.^  "Betty [Wetherbee], w. of Phineas, July 5, 1790, in her 68th y. G.R.1," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Boxborough, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1915).

4.^  "Betsey [Whitney] of Harvard and Phineas Wetherbee, [married] Mar. 5, 1740, in Harvard," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911). Also "Bety [Whitney] and Phinehas Wetherbee of Stow, [married] Mar. 5, 1740-1," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

5.^  His parentage is proven by his birth record.

6.^  "Phinias [Witherby], s. David and Marcy, [born] Oct. 6, 1716," according to Stow Vital Records.

7.^  "Phineas [Wetherbee], [died] Apr. 14, 1803, a. 86 y. G.R.1. (a. 86 y. 6 m., C.R.)," according to Boxborough Vital Records.

8.^  "Phineas [Wetherbee] and (wid, int.) Sarah Wooster, Apr. 5, 1796. C.R," according to Boxborough Vital Records.


9.^  "Oliver [Wetherbee], s. Phinias (Wetherbe) and Bettey [dup. s. Phineas and Betty], Apr. 9, 1743," according to Stow Vital Records.

10.^  "Phineas [Wetherbee], s. Phineas and Betty, Feb. 4, 1744-5," according to Stow Vital Records.

11.^  "Sarah [Wetherbe], d. Phineas and Betty, Nov. 11, 1748," according to Stow Vital Records.

12.^  "Betty [Wetherbee], d. Phineas and Betty, Feb. 11, 1753," according to Stow Vital Records.

13.^  "Israel [Wetherbe], s. Phinehas and Betty, July 18, 1756," according to Stow Vital Records.


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