Family:Whitney, Caleb (1729-1822)

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Caleb5 Whitney (Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Jonathan4 and Alice (Willard) Whitney, was born 4 Oct 1729, Lancaster, MA,[1] and died 28 Mar 1822, Sterling, MA, aged 92 years.[2]

He married, 16 Nov 1749, Harvard, MA, Annes Church,[3] daughter of Joshua and Annis (Johnson) Church. She was born 15 Nov 1730, Andover, MA, and died 6 Apr 1807, aged 75 years.

Pierce says the following:[4]

His will was probated May 1, 1822, of Sterling, and his son Jonathan was appointed executor. Mentions wife Annes, dau. Elizabeth PIERCE, son Joshua, son Joseph, dau. Annis HOLMAN, son Hezekiah, and son Jonathan.

Children of Caleb5 and Annes (Church) Whitney:

i. Joshua6 Whitney, b. circa 30 Dec 1749 (calculated from age at death); d. 24 Jan 1750, Harvard, MA, aged 3 weeks 4 days.[5]
ii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 27 Jun 1751, Harvard, MA;[6] "of Lancaster" m. (int. 13 Mar 1778, Lancaster, MA) Samuel Peirce "of Jeffery".[7]
iii. Joshua Whitney, b. 18 Feb 1754, Harvard, MA;[8] m. Vashti Knight.
iv. Annes Whitney, b. 9 May 1756, Harvard, MA;[9] d. 13 or 31 Jan 1758, Harvard, MA, aged 1 year 8 months 22 days.[10]
v. Caleb Whitney, b. 23 Jun 1758, Harvard, MA;[11] d. 10 Dec 1777, in the Revolutionary army. He was in a Lancaster company.
vi. Joseph Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1760, Harvard, MA;[12] m. Esther Crittenden.
vii. Annes Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1763, Shutesbury, MA;[13] m.(1) -- Dec 1796, Shutesbury, MA, Seth Hopkins;[14] m.(2) ----- Holman.
viii. Lucy Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1765, Shutesbury, MA;[15] d. 16 May 1765, Shutesbury, MA.[16]
ix. Hezekiah Whitney, b. 16 Aug 1766, Shutesbury, MA;[17] living 1822. See Family:Whitney, Hezekiah (1767-1842).
x. Jonathan Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1768, Shutesbury, MA;[18] bapt. 3 Nov 1769, Harvard, MA;[19] m. Lucy Wheeler.
xi. Lucy Whitney, b. 25 Sep 1770, Lancaster, MA;[20] bapt. 24 Nov 1770, Lancaster, MA;[21] d. 7 Feb 1771, Lancaster, MA.[22]
xii. Oliver Whitney, bapt. 19 Jul 1772, Lancaster, MA.[23]

Census

References

1.^  "Caleb [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Allis, [born] Oct. 4, 1729. T.R.1," according to Henry S. Nourse, ed., The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs, of Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1643-1850 (Lancaster, MA: 1890), p. 58.

2.^  "Caleb [Whitney], Mar. 28, 1822, ae. 92 yrs.," according to Frances Pratt Tapley, comp., Vital Records of Sterling, Massachusetts (Sterling, MA: Historical Commission, 1976).

3.^  "Caleb [Whitney] and An[n]i[s]e Church, [married] Nov. 16, 1749," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

4.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 88.

5.^  "Joshua [Whitney], s. of Caleb and Annes, [died] Jan. 24, 1750, a. 3 w. 4 d. G.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

6.^  "Elisabeth [Whitney], d. of Caleb and Annes, [born] June 27, 1751," according to Harvard Vital Records.

7.^  "Elisabeth [Whitney] of Lancaster and Samuel Peirce of Jeffery, int. Mar. 13, 1778. T.R.1," according to Henry S. Nourse, ed., The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs, of Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1643-1850 (Lancaster, MA: 1890), p. 138.

8.^  "Joshua [Whitney], s. of Caleb and Annis, [born] Feb. 18, 1754," according to Harvard Vital Records.

9.^  "Annes [Whitney], d. of Caleb and Annes, [born] May 9, 1756," according to Harvard Vital Records.

10.^  "Anness [Whitney], d. of Caleb and Anness, [died] Jan. 31, 1758. (Jan. 13, 1758, a. 1 y. 8 m. 22 d. G.R.1.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.

11.^  "Caleb [Whitney], s. of Caleb and Annes, [born] June 23, 1758," according to Harvard Vital Records.

12.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. of Caleb and Annes, [born] July 9, 1760," according to Harvard Vital Records.

13.^  "Anes [Whitney], d. Caleb and Anes, b. 20 June 176[2 or 3]," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, Massachusetts Vital Records, Shutesbury (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, 1987).

14.^  "Annas [Whitney], of Shutesbury, and Seth Hopkins of New Salem, m. -- Dec 1796," according to Shutesbury Vital Records.

15.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. Caleb and Annis, b. 20 Apr 1765," according to Shutesbury Vital Records.

16.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. Caleb and Annis, d. 16 May 1765," according to Shutesbury Vital Records.

17.^  "Hezekiah [Whitney], s. Caleb and Anes, b. 16 Aug 1766," according to Shutesbury Vital Records.

18.^  "Jonathan [Whitney], s. Caleb and Annis, b. 2 Sep 1768," according to Shutesbury Vital Records.

19.^  "Jonathan [Whitney], s. of Caleb, bp. Nov. 3, 1769. C.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

20.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. of Caleb and Anes, [born] Sept. 25, 1770. T.R.1, p. 109," according to Lancaster Vital Records.

21.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. of Caleb, bap. Nov. 24, 1770. C.R.2, p. 388," according to Lancaster Vital Records.

22.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. of Caleb and Anes, [died] Feb. 7, 1771. T.R.1, p. 109," according to Lancaster Vital Records.

23.^  "Oliver [Whitney], s. of Caleb, bap. July 19, 1772. C.R.2, p. 389," according to Lancaster Vital Records.


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