Family:Whitney, Francis (1771-a1820)

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Francis6 Whitney (Ezekiel5, John4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Ezekiel6 and Ruth (Gilbert) Whitney, was born 23 Apr 1771, Watertown, MA,[1] and died after 1820.

Marriage intentions were published 10 Sep 1811, Watertown, MA, for him "of Watertown" and Mary Marshall "of Dover".[2] He "of Watertown" married, 24 Nov 1811, Dover, MA,[3] Mary Marshall, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Morse) Marshall. She was born 9 May 1792, Natick, MA, and died 25 Feb 1872, Boston, MA, aged 79 years 7 months, of old age and inflammation of parotid gland.[4]

Children of Francis6 and Mary (Marshall) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Mary7 Whitney, b. 16 Jul 1812, Needham, MA;[5] m. 14 Dec 1843, Roxbury, MA, Joseph L. Libby.
ii. Abigail Harris Whitney, b. 10 Jul 1814, Needham, MA;[6] d. 10 Jan 1902, Medfield, MA (recorded Boston, MA), aged 87 years 6 months, of old age and chronic bronchitis;[7] m. 3 Sep 1833, Medfield, MA, Elbridge Gerry Perry.[8]
iii. Lydia F. Whitney, b. about Mar 1817, Sudbury, MA; d. 17 Apr 1876, Norfolk, MA, aged 59 years 1 month, of cancer in stomach;[9] m. 30 Mar 1837, Medfield, MA, Jotham Davis Morse,[10] as his first wife.
iv. Francis Whitney, b. about 6 Aug 1818; d. 30 Apr 1819, Natick, MA, aged 8 months 24 days.[11]
v. (almost certainly) Francis Whitney, b. 2 Aug 1822, Watertown, MA; m. Olive S. (Pingree) Littlehale.

Census

1930 2645 Mary Whitney 59 F - Massachusetts Abagail Percy 36 F - " Hannah " 15 F - " Maria " 11 F - " Attended school

99 118 Jotham D. Morse 49 M - Farmer Mass. Lydia Morse 28 F - " Mary Morse 16 F - " Hannah M. Morse 10 F - " Albert D. Morse 8 M - " Emeline F. Morse 6 F - " Clarissa A. Morse 3 F - " Ella Morse 7m F - " 119 Mary Whitney 64 F - "

263 309 Jotham D. Morse 48 M - Day laborer $50 Mass. Lydia 31 F - " Illiterate Mary 22 F - " Hannah 13 F - " Attended school Albert 12 M - " Attended school Emma 9 F - " Attended school Clarence 7 F - " Attended school 310 Mary Whiting 67 F - $200 -- "

28 38 Morse, Jotham S. 53 M - Mass. M Moulder - - 1 1 - Lydia T. 48 F - " M - - - - - Hannah M. 20 F - " S - - - - - Albert D. 18 M - " S - - - - - Emeline T. 16 F - " S - - - - - Clarissa A. 13 F - " S - - - - - 39 Whitney, Mary 70 F - " W - - - - -

160 174 Morse, Jotham D. 54 M W Farm laborer $200 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lydia 51 F W Washerwoman Mass. -----, Emeline F. 21 F W Keeping house Mass. Whitney, Mary 77 F W No Ocupation $500 $400 Mass. Wilson, Robert B. 4 M W At home Mass. -----, Sarah E. 3 F W At home Mass.

References

1.^  "Francis Whitney, s. Ezekiel & Katharine Whitney, b. 23 Sep 1771," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Fourth Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, from 1738 to 1822 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, c1903), volume 3, page 176.

2.^  "Francis Whitney of Watertown and Mary Marshall of Dover, int. 10 Sep 1811," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 237.

3.^  "Francis [Whitney] of Watertown, and Mary Marshall [int. Marshal], [married] Nov. 24, 1811," according to Vital Records of Dover, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 249, page 34.

5.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Francis and Polly, [born] July 16, 1812," according to Town of Needham, "Vital Records of Needham, Massachusetts," unpublished.

6.^  "Abigail [Whitney], d. Francis and Polly, [born] July 10, 1814," according to Needham Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 531, page 11.

8.^  "Abigail H. [Whitney] and Elbridge G. Perry, [married] Sept. 3 [1833]," according to Vital Records of Medfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903).

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 284, page 241.

10.^  "Lydia F. [Whitney] and Jotham D. Morse, [married] Mar. 30, 1837," according to Vital Records of Medfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903).

11.^  "Francis [Whitney], s. of Francis and Mary, [died] Apr. 30, 1819, a. 8m. 24d. G.R.3," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Natick, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).


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