Family:Whitney, Daniel (1720-1782)

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Daniel5 Whitney (Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Richard and Hannah (Whitcomb) Whitney, was born 13 Feb 1720, Stow, MA,[1] and died 30 Sep 1782, Stow, MA, aged 62 years 7 months 4 days.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 9 Nov 1744, Lancaster, MA, for him "of Stow" and Dorothy Goss "of Lancaster".[3] Marriage intentions were published 11 Nov 1744, Stow, MA, for him and Dorothy Goss "of Lancaster".[4] She was born circa 1723, possibly Lancaster, MA, and died 11 Oct 1813, Stow, MA.[5]

He left a will on 3 Aug 1782 Stow, Middlesex, MA; of Stow, husbandman; wife Dolly; three daughters Catharine, Susanna and Mary, under age; daughter Hannah Witherbee; heirs of son John Whitney, late of Lincoln, deceased; daughter Dorothy Putnam of Stow; son Ephraim Whitne of Ashby, Worcester Co.; son Silas Whitney of Stow, daughter Elizabeth Park of Lincoln; and son Daniel Whitney, executor; witnesses Abraham Whitney, Mercy Whitney and Jonathan Newell. He wrote a codicil on 23 Apr 1782 at Stow, MA; witnesses Jonathan Newell, Jonathan Farnsworth, and Dorothy Gates.

On 9 Oct 1782, Stow, MA, an order to formalize the agreement of heirs was made, listing them as: Dorothy Whitney, widow; Daniel Whitney; Phineas Wetherbee of Acton, husbandman; Hannah Wetherbee; Abraham Whitney of Stow, as guardian of Mary, Jonathan, and Sarah Whitney, children of John Whitney, late of Lincoln, deceased, husbandman, and also as guardian of Catharine, Susannah, and Mary Whitney; Ephraim Whitney of Ashburnham, yeoman; Silas Whitney of Stow, yeoman; Nathan Putnam and Dorothy his wife; Eleazer Parks of Lincoln, yeoman, and Elizabeth his wife; signed by all 14 Oct 1782. On 4 May 1783, Stow, MA, his inventory was taken by Samuel Patch, William Whetcomb, and John Patch.

Children of Daniel5 and Dorothy (Goss) Whitney:

i. Hannah6 Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1746, Harvard, MA;[6] m. Phinehas Wetherbee, q.v.
ii. John Whitney, b. 24 Nov 1747, Stow, MA;[7] m. Mary Farnsworth.
iii. Daniel Whitney, b. 11 Dec 1749, Stow, MA;[8] m. Sarah Duren.
iv. Dorothy Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1751, Stow, MA;[9] m. (int. 10 Sep 1774, Stow, MA) Nathan Putnam.[10]
v. Silas Whitney, b. 13 Jan 1754, Stow, MA;[11] d. 25 May 1756, Stow, MA.[12]
vi. Ephraim Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1755, Stow, MA;[13] m. Sarah Burges.
vii. Silas Whitney, b. 26 Feb 1758,[14] Stow, MA; m. Patience Goodenow.
viii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1760,[15] Stow, MA; "of Stow" m. (int. 3 Dec 1781, Lincoln, MA[16]) 10 Apr 1782, Stow, MA, Eleazer Parks "of Lincoln".[17]
ix. Katharine Whitney, b. 12 Apr 1763, Stow, MA;[18] "Mrs.", "of Stoe" m. (int. 14 Jan 1783, Lincoln, MA[19]) 23 Apr 1783, Stow, MA, Lemuel Wheeler "of Lincoln".[20] On 9 Oct 1782, Stow, MA; Abraham Whitney, yeoman, of Stow, posted bond as guardian of Catherine and Susanna Whitney, minors over 14, children of Daniel Whitney, with Samuel Patch and William Whetcomb, gentlemen, both of Stow, as sureties. On 28 Apr 1783, Stow, MA, a receipt was given by Lemuel Wheeler and Catherine his wife for her share of the estate of Daniel Whitney, her father, from Abraham Whitney, her guardian.
x. Susannah Whitney, b. 11 Oct 1766, Stow, MA;[21] "of Stow" m. (int. 30 Nov 1783, Lincoln, MA[22]) 31 Mar 1784, Stow, MA, Stephen Wesson "of Lincoln".[23] On 9 Oct 1782, Stow, MA; Abraham Whitney, yeoman, of Stow, posted bond as guardian of Catherine and Susanna Whitney, minors over 14, children of Daniel Whitney, with Samuel Patch and William Whetcomb, gentlemen, both of Stow, as sureties. On 27 Sep 1784, Stow, MA, a receipt was given by Stephen Weston and wife Susanna for her share of the estate of Daniel Whitney, her father, from Abraham Whitney, her guardian.
xi. Mary Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1769, Stow, MA;[24] on 9 Oct 1782, Stow, MA, Abraham Whitney, yeoman, of Stow, posted bond as guardian of Mary Whitney, minor under 14, daughter of Daniel Whitney, with Samuel Patch and William Whetcomb, gentlemen, both of Stow, as sureties.

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References

1.^  "Daniel [Whetney], s. Richard Jr. and Hannah, [born] Feb. 13, 1720," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  "Daniel [Whitney], [died] Sept. 30, 1782, a. 62y. 7m. 4d. G.R.1," according to Stow Vital Records.

3.^  "Danael [Whitney], of Stow, and Dorothy Goss of Lancaster, int. Nov. 9, 1744. 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. 30.

4.^  "Daniel [Whitney] and Dorathy Goss of Lancaster, int. Nov. 11, 1744," according to Stow Vital Records.

5.^  "Dorithy [Whitney], wid. [died] Oct. 11, 1813," according to Stow Vital Records.

6.^  "Han[n]ah [Whitney], d. of Daniel and Dorothy, [born] Apr. 29, 1746," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

7.^  "John [Whitney], s. Daniel and Dorathy, [born] Nov. 24, 1747," according to Stow Vital Records.

8.^  "Daniell [Whitney], s. Daniell and Dorathy, [born] Dec. 11, 1749," according to Stow Vital Records.

9.^  "Dorathy [Whitney], d. Daniell and Dorathy, [born] Dec. 12, 1751," according to Stow Vital Records.

10.^  "Dorathy [Whitney] and Nathon Putnam, int. Sept. 10, 1774," according to Stow Vital Records.

11.^  "Silos [Whitney], s. Daniell and Dorathy, [born] Jan. 13, 1754," according to Stow Vital Records.

12.^  "Silos [Whitney], d. Danill and Dorethy, [died] May 25, 1756," according to Stow Vital Records.

13.^  "Ephraim [Whitney], s. Daniel and Dorathy, [born] Sept. 29, 1755," according to Stow Vital Records.

14.^  "Silas [Whitney], s. Daniel and Dorathy, [born] Feb. 26, 1758," according to Stow Vital Records.

15.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], d. Daniel and Dorathy, [born] Aug. 4, 1760," according to Stow Vital Records.

16.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney] of Stow, and Eleazar Parks, int. Dec. 3, 1781," according to Vital Records of Lincoln, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908).

17.^  "Elisabeth [Whitney] and Eliazor Parks of Lincoln, [married] Apr. 10, 1782. [Elizabeth and Eleazer Parks of Lincoln, M.R.] [Eliza[be]th and Eleazar Parks [or] Lincoln, C.R.]," according to Stow Vital Records.

18.^  "Katharine [Whitney], d. Daniel and Dorathy, [born] Apr. 12, 176[worn, 1763 T.C.]," according to Stow Vital Records.

19.^  "Catharine [Whitney], Mrs., of Stoe, and Lemuel Wheelor, int. Jan. 14, 1783," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

20.^  "Katharine [Whitney] and Lemuel Wheeler of Lincoln, [married] Apr. 23, 1783," according to Stow Vital Records.

21.^  "Susannah [Whitney], d. Daniel and Dorathy, [born] Oct. 11, 1766," according to Stow Vital Records.

22.^  "Susanna [Whitney] of Stow, and Stephan Weston Jr., int. Nov. 30, 1783," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

23.^  "Susanna [Whitney] [int. Susannah] and Stephen Wisson [int. Weston] of Lincaln, [int. Lincoln], [married] Mar. 31, 1784," according to Stow Vital Records.

24.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Daniel and Dorathy, [born] Feb. 9, 1769," according to Stow Vital Records.


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