Family:Whitney, Elizabeth (1771-1857)

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Elizabeth Whitney (Elisha), daughter of Elisha and Abigail (Dana) Whitney, was born Watertown, MA, was baptized 17 Mar 1771, Brookline, MA,[1] and died 16 Jan 1857, Newburyport, MA, aged 85 years, of palsy, widow, daughter of Elisha and Abigail Whitney.[2]

She married, 31 Mar 1825, Newburyport, MA, Zebedee Cook,[3] as his second wife, son of Charles and Sarah (-----) Cook. He was born 30 Apr 1760, Newburyport, MA,[4] and died 3 Sep 1845, Newburyport, MA, aged 85 years, of dysentery.[5] Marriage intentions had been published 15 Nov 1783, Newbury, MA, for him "of Newburyport" and Sarah Knight.[6] He had married firstly, 19 Dec 1783, Newburyport, MA, Sarah Knight.[7] She had died 30 Jul 1824, Newburyport, MA.[8]

Children of Zebedee and Sarah (Knight) Cook, all born Newburyport, MA:

i. Mary Caswell Cook, b. 21 May 1784.[9]
ii. Zebedee Cook, b. 11 Jan 1786;[10] m.(1) 1809, Boston, MA, Caroline Tuttle;[11] she d. 21 Jan 1833, Boston, MA;[12] "Esq." "of Boston" m.(2) 2 Apr 1834, Gloucester, MA, Ann Somes Trask.[13]
iii. Mary Caswell Cook, b. 6 Feb 1788 (twin).[14]
iv. Joseph Cook, b. 6 Feb 1788 (twin).[15]
v. Eliza Cook, b. 14 Jun 1790 (twin).[16]
vi. Sally Cook, b. 14 Jun 1790 (twin).[17]
vii. Joseph Cook, b. 20 May or 10 Jun 1791 (twin);[18] d. 20 Nov 1822, Newburyport, MA.[19]
viii. Sally Cook, b. 20 May or 10 Jun 1791 (twin).[20]
ix. Moses Tenney Cook, b. 16 Aug 1793.[21]
x. Harriot Cook, b. 14 Nov 1795.[22]
xi. Moses Tenney Cook, b. 25 Jan 1798;[23] d. 7 Nov 1803, Newburyport, MA, by a cart falling on him.[24]

Zebedee and Elizabeth7 (Whitney) Cook had no children.

References

1.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], d. Elisha, bp. Mar. 17, 1771. C.R.1," according to Vital Records of Brookline, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1929).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 111, page 230.

3.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney] and Zebedee Cook, [married] Mar. 31, 1825," according to Vital Records of Newburyport, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1911).

4.^  "Zebedee [Cook], s. Charles and Sarah, [born] Apr. 30, 1760," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

5.^  "Zebedee [Cook], m., dysentery, [died] Sept. 3, 1845, a. 85 y.," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

6.^  "Zebedee [Cook], of Newburyport, and Sarah Knight, int. Nov. 15, 1783," according to Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1911).

7.^  "Zebedee [Cook], and Sarah Knight [of Newbury. int.], [married] Dec. 19, 1783," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

8.^  "Sarah [Cook], w. Zebedee, [died] July 30, 1824," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

9.^  "Mary Caswell [Cook], d. Zebedee and Sarah, [born] May 21, 1784," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

10.^  "Zebedee [Cook], jr., s. Zebedee and Sarah, [born] Jan. 11, 1786," according to Newburyport Vital Records. Also "Zebedee [Cook] Jr., in Newburyport, [born] Jan. 11, 1786," according to Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1914-1915).

11.^  "Zebedee [Cook], and Caroline Tuttle, [married] 22 Nov 1809," 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).

12.^  "Caroline [Cook], w. of Zebedee Jr., in Boston, [died] Jan. 21, 1833. G.R.3," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

13.^  "Zebedee [Cook], Jr., Esq., of Boston, and Ann Somes Trask, [married] Apr. 2, 1834," according to Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Topsfield, MA: Topsfield Historical Society, 1917-1924).

14.^  "Mary Caswell [Cook], d. twin, Zebedee and Sarah, [born] Feb. 6, 1788," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

15.^  "Joseph [Cook], s. twin, Zebedee and Sarah, [born] Feb. 6, 1788," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

16.^  "Eliza [Cook], d. twin, Zebedee and Sarah, [born] June 14, 1790," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

17.^  "Sally [Cook], d. twin, Zebedee and Sarah, [born] June 14, 1790," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

18.^  "Joseph [Cook], s. twin, Zebedee and Sally, [born] May 20, 1791. [June 10. dup.]," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

19.^  "Joseph [Cook], s. twin, Zebedee and Sally, [died] Nov. 20, 1822," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

20.^  "Sally [Cook], d. twin, Zebedee and Sally, [born] May 20, 1791. [June 10. C. R. 3.]," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

21.^  "Moses Tenney [Cook], s. Zebedee and Sarah, [born] Aug. 16, 1793," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

22.^  "Harriot [Cook], d. Zebedee and Sarah, [born] Nov. 14, 1795," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

23.^  "Moses Tenney [Cook], 2d, s. Zebedee and Sarah, [born] Jan. 25, 1798," according to Newburyport Vital Records.

24.^  "Moses Tenney [Cook], s. Zebeedee and Sarah [killed by a Cart falling on him. P. R. 61.], [died] Nov. 7, 1803. [1804. P. R. 61.]," according to Newburyport Vital Records.


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