Family:Whitney, Daniel (1764-1814)

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Daniel Whitney, parentage unknown, was born about Jan 1764, and died 10 Dec 1814, Nantucket, MA, aged 50 years 11 months.[1]

He "of Boston" married 30 Sep 1788, Nantucket, MA, Sally Coffin, daughter of Timothy and Priscilla (Cook) Coffin.[2] She was born 31 Aug 1770, Nantucket, MA, and died 28 Oct 1811, Nantucket, MA, aged 40 years.[3]

Daniel was described as "of Boston" at marriage.

Children of Daniel and Sally (Coffin) Whitney:

i. Sally Coffin Whitney, b. 6 Dec 1789, Nantucket, MA;[4] d. 11 Jan 1810, Nantucket, MA, aged 20 years;[5] "of Nantucket" m. (int. 30 Nov 1809, Nantucket, MA[6]) 7 Nov 1809, Brookline, MA, Zebedee Cook, Jr.[7]
ii. (child) Whitney, b. say 1790, Nantucket, MA, d. 29 Aug 1791, Nantucket, MA.[8]
iii. Sophia Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1792, Nantucket, MA;[9] bapt. 2 Sep 1792, Nantucket, MA;[10] d. 28 Oct 1792, Nantucket, MA, aged 2 months.[11]
iv. Daniel Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1794, Nantucket, MA;[12] d. 13 Aug 1796, Nantucket, MA.[13]
v. Daniel Whitney, b. 31 Mar 1796, Nantucket, MA;[14] d. apparently soon.
vi. Daniel Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1798, Nantucket, MA;[15] m. Eliza Sandford.
vii. (son) Whitney, b. ca. 1800; deduced from 1800 and 1810 censuses. Possibly the John Whitney who m. 2 Mar 1819, Nantucket, MA, Rachel Winslow, daughter of James and Martha (-----) Winslow.[16] She m.(2) (int. 10 Jul 1824), Nantucket, MA, George Sandford.[17] He was brother of Eliza Sandford, who m. Daniel Whitney, John's putative brother, above.
viii. Sophia Whitney, b. ca. 1800, Nantucket, MA; d. 20 Oct 1882, Nantucket, MA, aged 82 years, of old age; unmarried.[18]
ix. Thomas J. Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1804, Nantucket, MA;[19] m. Esther A. Dunning.

Census

112 138 Lydia G. Bunker 55 F - Mass. Hepsebeth Smith 74 F - Mass. Sophia C. Whitney 50 F - Mass. Susan G. Gardner 62 F - Mass. Abiel Hussey 52 F - Mass. Francis G. Bunker 44 M - Straw Bleacher Mass.

218 1 Lydia G. Bunker 70 F - Bonnett bleacher Mass. Francis G. " 49 M - " Susan Gardner 67 F - " Sophia Whitney 55 F - " Mary Stubbs 68 F - " John Rand 35 M - Stone mason "

1103 1266 Francis G. Banks 54 M - Bonnet Presser $300 $100 Mass. Lydia G. " 75 F - " Susan G. Gardner 72 F - " Sophia C. Whitney 60 F - "

Town's Asylum for the Poor 82 93 Benjamin Lawrence 66 M - Mass. M Keeper of Asylum - - 1 1 - Eliza Lawrence 58 F - Mass. M Knitter - - - - - Lydia S. Lawrence 22 F - Mass. S Strawsewer - - - - - Rebecca Lawrence 13 F - Mass. S - - - - - ... Sophia Whitney 65 F - Mass. S - P - - - ...

573 538 Rawson, William 71 M W Keeper of Asylum $1000 $600 Mass. Male citizen over 21 ... Whitney, Sophia 69 F W Inmate of Asylum Mass. ...

Stephen S. GIBBS 62 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Ann G. GIBBS 54 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Albert P. GIBBS 15 Son M S W MA Laborer MA MA Sophia WHITNEY 80 Sis F W MA MA MA Parmelia CHASE 82 Oth F W W MA MA MA Sarah J. BACKUS 89 Oth F W W MA MA MA

References

1.^  "Daniel [Whitney], [died] 10th, 12 mo. 1814, a. 50y. 11m., P.R.63.," according to Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1925-1928).

2.^  "Daniel [Whitney] and Sally Coffin, Sept. 30, 1788 [Daniel of Boston and Sarah Coffin, d. Timothy and Priscilla. P.R.38. Daniel of Boston and Sally Coffin, d. Timo[thy] P.R.64]," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

3.^  "S. [Whitney], Mrs., [died] Oct. 28, 1811, a. 40, C.R.2. [Sarah, w. Daniel of Boston, d. Timothy Cotton and Priscilla (Cook), Oct. 16, P.R.38, Sally, w. Daniel, 16th, 10 mo., a. 41, P.R.63)," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

4.^  "Sally Coffin [Whitney], ch. Daniel and Sally, bp. Dec. 6, 1789. G.R.3," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

5.^  "Sarah Coffin [Whitney] "eldest" d. Daniel and Sarah, [died] Jan. 11, 1810, a. 20, G.R.1 [Sally, P.R.63] ," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

6.^  "Sarah Coffin [Whitney] and Zebedee Cook Jr., int. Nov. 30, 1809," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

7.^  "Sarah Coffin [Whitney] of Nantucket and Zebedee Cook Jun., [married] Nov. 7, 1809. In Brookline" according to Registry Department of the City of Boston, A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston, Containing Boston Marriages from 1752 to 1809 (Boston, MA: Rockwell and Churchill, 1903), p. 504.

8.^  "______ [Whitney], ch. Daniel, [died] 29th, 8 mo, 1791, P.R.63 ," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

9.^  "_____ [Whitney], d. Sally, [born] Aug. 26, 1792, P.R.64," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

10.^  "Sophia [Whitney], ch. Daniel and Sally, bp. Sept. 2, 1792. G.R.3," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

11.^  "______ [Whitney], "youngest", ch. _____, [died] Oct. 28, 1792, a. 2m., P.R.64 ," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

12.^  "Daniel [Whitney], ch. Dan[ie]l and Sally, bp. Mar. 23, 1794. C.R.3 ," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

13.^  "______ [Whitney], blind, s. ______, fit, [died] Aug. 13, 1796, a. 2y. 7m. P.R.64," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

14.^  "Daniel [Whitney], [born] Mar. 31, 1796, P.R.64," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

15.^  "Daniel [Whitney], [born] Mar. 27, 1798 [on stone beside that of Eliza, w. Daniel] G.R.2," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

16.^  "John [Whitney] and Rachel [int Rachehel] Winslow, [married] ___ __, ____ [between May 1, 1819 and May 1, 1820, int. May 1 1819]. [Rachel, Mar. 2 1819, C.R.2. Rachel, d. James and Martha, P.R.38]," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

17.^  "Rachal [Whitney] [int. Rachel] Miss, and George Sanford, [married] ___ __, ____ [between Apr. 1, 1824 and Apr. 2, 1825, int. July 10, 1824]. [Rachel (first w.), wid. John, d. James Winslow and Martha, and George Sandford, s. Samuel and Lydia (Wyer), P.R.38.]," according to Nantucket Vital Records.

18.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 338, page 230.

19.^  "Thomas J. [Whitney] [h. Esther A.], [born] Apr. 11, 1804, G.R.1," according to Nantucket Vital Records.


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