Family:Whitney, Daniel (1746-1812)

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Daniel5 Whitney (Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Daniel4 and Thankful (Allen) Whitney,[1] was born 4 Sep 1746, Shrewsbury, MA,[2] and died 12 Dec 1812, Madrid, NY.[3] He was buried in the Doran Cemetery, between Madrid and Potsdam, NY.[4]

He "of Shrewsbury" married, 26 Sep 1771, Oxford, MA, Katy Stone "of the County Gore",[5] daughter of Uriah and Mary (Blunt) Stone.[6] She was born 15 Nov 1752, Oxford, MA,[7] and died 10 Sep 1817, Madrid, NY. She was buried in the Doran Cemetery.[8]

Pierce says the following:[9]

He was in the Revolutionary army, in the company commanded by Capt. Andrews, of Shrewsbury.

He may have been the Daniel Whitney enumerated in Stamford, Bennington Co., VT in 1800, a town mid-way between Shrewsbury and Marlboro, MA and Madrid, NY.

Children of Daniel5 and Katy (Stone) Whitney:

i. Jonah6 Whitney, b. 3 Sep 1772, Shrewsbury, MA;[10] m. Sarah Wilder.
ii. Isaac Whitney, b. 17 Oct 1774, Shrewsbury, MA;[11] m. Arrilles Phetteplace.
iii. Salle Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1776, Shrewsbury, MA;[12] m. 1800, Caleb Wilder.[13]
iv. Daniel Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1777, Shrewsbury, MA;[14] m. Phebe Burlingame.
v. Luther Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1781, Marlborough, MA;[15] m. Hannah Whitney.
vi. John Stone Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1783, Marlborough, MA;[16] m. Martha Woodbridge.
vii. William Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1785[17] or 22 Aug 1785, Marlborough, MA.[18]
viii. Orange Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1791 (twin), Chesterfield, MA [19]; m. Esther Walbridge.
ix. Orris Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1791 (twin), Chesterfield, MA [20]; d. circa 1814, Madrid, NY.[21]
x. Betsey Whitney; m. William Woodbridge.[22]
xi. (daughter) Whitney.[23]

Census

References

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

2.^  "Daniel [Whiteney], s. Daniel and Thankful, [born] Sept. 4, 1746.," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904), p. 111.

3.^  Mignon (Gaylord) Griswold, "Some Descendants of Daniel Whitney," Nebraska and Midwest Genealogical Record, Vol. 6, Nos. 1-2, (January-April, 1928), p. 10.

4.^  Ibid.

5.^  "Daniel [Whitney] and Katy Stone of the County Gore, [married] Sept. 26, 1771. In Oxford," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records, p. 233. "Daniel [Whitney] of Shrewsbury and Katey Stone of the Country Gore, [married] Sept. 26, 1771" according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Oxford, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1905), p. 258.

6.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record.

7.^  "Katey [Stone], d. Uriah and Mary, [born] Nov. 15, 1752," according to Vital Records of Oxford, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849, p. 108.

8.^  Griswold, loc. cit.

9.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 106.

10.^  "Jonah [Whitney], s. Daniel Jr. and Kata, [born] Sept. 3, 1772," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records, p. 112.

11.^  "Isaac [Whitney], s. Daniel Jr. and Kata, [born] Oct. 17, 1774," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records, p. 112.

12.^  "Salle [Whitney], d. Daniel Jr. and Kata, [born] July 21, 1776," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records, p. 112.

13.^  Griswold, loc. cit.

14.^  "Daniel [Whitney], s. Daniel Jr. and Kata, [born] Sept. 4, 1777," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records, p. 111.

15.^  "Luther [Whitney], s. Daniel and Cate, [born] Feb. 23, 1781," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1908), pp. 194-196.

16.^  "John Stone [Whitney], s. Daniel and Cate, [born] Jun. 20, 1783," according to Marlborough Vital Records, pp. 194-196.

17.^  Pierce, loc. cit.

18.^  "William, [Whitney] s. Daniel and Cate, [born] Aug. 22, 1785," according to Marlborough Vital Records, pp. 194-196.

19.^  "Orange [Whitney] (twin), son of Daniel Whitney and Caty, his wife, born June 2, 1791," according to Chesterfield Vital Records, Book 4, Page 1

20.^  "Orice [Whitney] (twin), son of Daniel Whitney and Caty, his wife, born June 2, 1791," according to Chesterfield Vital Records, Book 4, Page 1

21. ^  Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787 - 1835

22.^  Griswold, op. cit., p. 11.

23.^  Griswold, Ibid.


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