Family:Whitney, Elijah (1716-1792)

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Elijah5 Whitney (Daniel4, John3, John2, John1), son of Daniel4 and Susanna (Curtis) Whitney, was born 15 Jan 1715/6, Roxbury, MA,[1] and died 22 Jun 1792.[2]

Elijah married, 1 Nov 1739, Boston, MA, Hannah Coffin[3]. She was born circa 1715, possibly Boston, MA, and died 30 Jun 1784 in the 70th year of her age.[4]

On 16 May 1756, Roxbury, MA, Hannah Whitney admitted to full communion.[5]

In 1776 he was a member of the Warwick committee of correspondence, inspection and safety.[6]

Children of Elijah5 and Hannah (Coffin) Whitney:

i. Daniel6 Whitney, bapt. 24 Jan 1741/2, Brookline, MA;[7] m. Sarah Gay.
ii. Elijah Whitney, bapt. 23 Sep 1744, Roxbury, MA;[8] b. 23 Sep 1744, Roxbury, MA.[9]
iii. Elisha Whitney, b. 6 Feb 1746/7, Roxbury, MA;[10] b. 6 Oct 1747 [sic], Roxbury, MA;[11] m. Abigail Dana.
iv. John Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1749, Roxbury, MA;[12] d. 3 Nov 1834, Warwick, MA; m. Mary Payson.
v. Hannah Whitney, b. 13 Jun 1756, Roxbury, MA;[13] bapt. 20 Jun 1756, Roxbury, MA;[14] m. 13 Nov 1777, Athol or Warwick, MA, Abraham Roberts, both "of Warwick".[15]

Census

References

1.^  "Elijah [Whitney], s. Daniell and Susannah, [born] Jan. 15, 1715. [1715-16. C.R.2.]," according to Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1925-1926), pp. 371-373.

2.^  "Mr. Elijah Whitney died June 26, 1792, Aged 77 years," according to his gravestone, Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, Massachusetts.

3.^  "Elijah and Hannah Coffin, Nov. 1, 1739," according to Record Commisioners of the City of Boston, A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, Containing the Boston Marriages from 1700 to 1751, vol. 28 (Boston, MA: Rockwell and Churchill, 1898), p. 213.

4.^  "In memory of Mrs. Hannah, wife to Mr. Elijah Whitney, who died June 30, 1784 in ye 70th year of her age," according to her gravestone, Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, Massachusetts.

5.^  "16 May 1756 - Hannah Whitney admitted to full communion," according to A report of the Record Commissioners containing the Roxbury Land and Church Records, 2nd edition, (Boston, MA: Rockwell and Churchill, 1884), p. 109.

6.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago: 1895), p. 66.

7.^  "Daniel [Whitney], s. Elijah, bp. Jan. 24, 1741-2. C.R.1," according to Vital Records of Brookline, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1929), p. 74.

8.^  "Elijah [Whitney], s. Elijah and Hannah, bp. Sept. 23, 1744. C.R.2," according to Roxbury Vital Records, pp. 371-373.

9.^  Pierce, loc. cit.

10.^  "Elisha [Whitney], s. Elijah and Hannah, [born] Feb. 6, 1747. [1746-7. C.R.2.]," according to Roxbury Vital Records, pp. 371-373.

11.^  Pierce, loc. cit.

12.^  "John [Whitney], s. Elijah and Hannah, [born] Nov. 29, 1749," according to Roxbury Vital Records, pp. 371-373.

13.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. Elijah and Hannah, [born] June 13, 1756," according to Roxbury Vital Records, pp. 371-373.

14.^  "20 Jun 1756 - Hannah, d. Elijah and Hannah Whitney, baptized," according to Roxbury Land and Church Records, p. 150.

15.^  "Hannah [Whitney], and Abraham Roberts, b. of Warwick," married 13 Nov 1777, according to Microfiches of original Warwick vital records, Jay Mack Holbrook (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute), vol. 2, p. 260. "Hannah [Whitney] and Abraham Roberts, both of Warwick, [married] Nov. 13, 1777," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910), p. 176.


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