Family:Whitney, David (1761-1838)

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David6 Whitney (Samuel5, Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Samuel5 and Abigail (Cutler) Whitney, was born 14 Aug 1761, and died 17 Sep 1838, Bolton, MA, aged 61 years [sic--should be 67].[1]

He married, 1 Jun 1786, Concord, MA, Betsey Darby, daughter of Joseph and Silence (Hubbard) Darby. She was born 6 Oct 1765, Concord, MA, and died 4 Jan 1843, Bolton, MA, aged 77 years.[2]

David Whitney married his wife in Concord, MA, and soon moved to a farm in Rindge, NH. After a short residence there he purchased a large farm in Bolton, MA, one of the best in town, and ever after resided there. He made his will in 1833, dividing his estate. He resided Rindge, NH, and Bolton, MA.

Children of David6 Whitney:

i. Samuel7 Whitney, b. 7 Dec 1788, Rindge, NH;[3] m.(1) Fanny Hudson; m.(2) Lydia (Sawyer) Whitney.
ii. Betsey Whitney, b. 2 Jan 1792, Rindge, NH;[4] m. ("Miss" "of Bolton" int. 26 Feb 1814, Lancaster, MA[5]) 29 Mar 1814, Bolton, MA, Robert Hudson, Jr., of Lancaster;[6] resided Boylston.
iii. Nancy Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1794, Rindge, NH;[7] m. (int. 14 Aug 1814, Rutland, MA[8]) 4 Oct 1814, Bolton, MA, Joseph Powers of Rutland;[9] d. 20 Jul 1832, leaving 5 ch.; resided Belchertown.
iv. Sally Whitney, b. 20 or 28 May 1796, Rindge, NH;[10] m. (int. 31 May 1823, Templeton, MA[11]) 1 Jul 1823, Bolton, MA, Willian Bentley Sanger of Templeton.[12] She d. 15 Jan 1851, leaving 1 ch.
v. David Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1798, Rindge, NH;[13] d. 7 Mar 1816, Bolton, MA, aged 16 years.[14]
vi. Lucy Whitney, b. 6 Jun 1800; m. 28 Dec 1818, Bolton, MA, Joel Brown of Concord;[15] 11 ch.; resided Boylston.
vii. Joseph Whitney, b. 12 Aug 1802; m. Elizabeth Saunders.
viii. Nathan Whitney, b. 30 Jul 1804; m. Eliza Stevens.

Census

References

1.^  "David [Whitney], [died] [Sept. 17], 1838, [a. 61. G.S.6.]," according to Bolton.

2.^  "Betsey [Whitney], wid. David, [died] Jan. 4, 1843, a. 77. G.S.6," according to Bolton Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 3, page 168.

3.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

4.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

5.^  "Betsy [Whitney], Miss, of Bolton and Robert Hudson Jur. of Lancaster, int. Feb. 26, 1814. 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. 170.

6.^  "Betsey [Whitney] [Betsy 2d in int.] and Robert Hudson Jr. of Lancaster, [married] March 29, 1814," according to Bolton Vital Records.

7.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

8.^  "Nancy [Whitney] of Bolten and Joseph Powers, int. Aug. 14, 1814," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Rutland, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1905).

9.^  "Nancy [Whitney] and Joseph Powers of Rutland, [married] Oct. 4, 1814," according to Bolton Vital Records.

10.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

11.^  "Sarah [Whitney] of Bolton and William Bently Sanger, int. May 31, 1823," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Templeton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1907).

12.^  "Sarah [Whitney] and William B. Sanger of Templeton, [married] July 1, 1823," according to Bolton Vital Records.

13.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

14.^  "David [Whitney], s. David and Betsey, [died] March 7, 1816, a. 17. G.W.6," according to Bolton Vital Records.

15.^  "Lucy [Whitney] and Joel Brown of Concord, [married] Dec. 28, 1818," according to Bolton Vital Records. Also "Lucy [Whitney], of Bolton, and Joel Brown, int. 4 Nov 1818," according to Town of Concord, Concord, Massachusetts. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850 (Boston, MA: Todd, 1895), p. 389.


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