Family:Whitney, Dinah (1727-1759)

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Dinah5 Whitney (Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), daughter of Benjamin4 and Sarah (Barrett) Whitney, was born 12 Jul 1727, Marlborough, MA,[1] and died 30 Sep 1759.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 2 Jan 1756, Boston, MA, for her and Dea. Elijah Livermore "of Waltham",[3] as his first wife. He was born 4 Mar 1730/1, Waltham, MA, and died 5 Aug 1808, Livermore, ME. He married secondly, 6 Apr 1762, Waltham, MA, Hannah Clark, daughter of Capt. John and Hannah (Cutting) Clark.

Pierce says the following:[4]

DINAH [WHITNEY], b. July 12, 1727; m. Jan. 2, 1756, Elijah LIVERMORE, of Boston. She died Sept. 30, 1759, having one daughter, Abigail, who m. Rev. Elisha Scott WILLIAMS, gr. Yale 1773; 11 ch. Their daughter, Sarah Potter WILLIAMS, b. 1782, gave his first lesson in the spelling book to Dr. Henry BOND, the compiler of that remarkable work, the Genealogies and History of Watertown.

She was admitted to the Hollis Street Church, Boston, MA, 28 Nov 1742.[5]

Children of Dea. Elijah and Dinah5 (Whitney) Livermore:

i. Abigail Livermore, b. 20 Nov 1758, Waltham, MA; m. Rev. Elisha Scott Williams.

References

1.^  "Dinah [Whitne] [Whitney, C.R.], d. Benjamin and Sarah, [born] Jul. 12, 1727," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1908).

2.^ 

3.^  "Dinah [Whitney] and Elijah Livermore of Waltham, int. Jan. 2, 1756," 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. 18.

4.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: 1895), p. 51.

5.^  "Whitney, Dinah, adm. Nov. 28, 1742," according to Hollis Street Church Records, Boston, MA.


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