Family:Whitney, Grace (1744-1773)

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Grace5 Whitney (Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), daughter of Daniel4 and Dorothy (Tainter) Whitney, was born 22 Oct 1744, Watertown, MA,[1] baptized 28 Oct 1744, Watertown, MA,[2] and died 30 Apr 1773, Watertown, MA.[3]

Grace married, 30 Sep 1765, Watertown, MA, Josiah Bisco "both of Watertown",[4] son of Thomas and Abigail (Mason) Bisco, as his first wife. He was born 18 Jul 1740, Watertown, MA, and died 8 Sep 1812, Paris, ME. He married secondly, 10 Nov 1774, Lincoln, MA, Mary Mason.

On 1 Jul 1764, Watertown, MA, Grace Whitney, was admitted to full communion.[5]

Pierce says the following:[6]

GRACE [WHITNEY], b. Oct. 22, 1746; m. Sept. 30, 1765, Josiah BISCOE, b. July 18, 1740. She d. Apr. 30, 1773, and he m. Mary MASON; res. Watertown. Ch.: Daniel Whitney, b. Nov. 17, 1765; Grace, b. Oct 2, 1767; m. Apr. 21, 1796, William WINCHESTER; Thomas, b. Aug. 31, 1769; Leonard, b. Mar. 29, 1773; res. Walpole, N. H.

Children of Josiah and Grace5 (Whitney) Bisco, all born Watertown, MA:

i. Daniel Whitney Bisco, b. 17 Nov 1765; m. 25 Oct 1796, Walpole, NH, Esther Partridge,[7] daughter of Samuel and Keziah (Hawes) Partridge.
ii. Grace Bisco, b. 2 Oct 1767; d. 29 Mar 1822, Watertown, MA, aged 54 years; m. 21 Apr 1796, Watertown, MA, William Winchester, son of Gulliver and Anna (Hammond) Winchester.
iii. Thomas Bisco, b. 31 Aug 1769; m. 4 May 1807, Cambridge, MA, Bathsheba Howe, daughter of Ezekiel and Sally (Read) Howe.
iv. Leonard Bisco, b. 29 Mar 1773.

References

1.^  "Grace Whitney, d. Daniel & Dorothy Whitney, b. 22 Oct 1744," 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 131.

2.^  "28 Oct 1744, Grace, d. of Daniel Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Records, Comprising East Congregational and Precinct Affairs, 1697 to 1737. Also, Record Book of the Pastors, 1686-1819 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1906), volume 4, page 148.

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4.^  "Josiah Bisco & Grace Whitney, b. of Watertown, m. 30 Sep 1765," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 151.

5.^  "1 Jul 1764, Grace Whitney, adm. full comm.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 185.

6.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: 1895), p. 46.

7.^  "Daniel Whitney & Esther Partridge, m. 19 Oct 1796, NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index. Error for Daniel Whitney Biscoe.


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