Family:Whitney, Hananiah (1762-1835)

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Hananiah6 Whitney (Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Samuel5 and Abigail (Fletcher)Whitney, was born 18 Dec 1762, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 1835, Winchendon, MA.

He married, 10 Oct 1787, Ashburnham, MA, Azubah Keyes.[2] She was born 5 Jun 1767, and died 9 Apr 1832, Winchendon, MA.[3]

He was a resident of Westminster, and later was one of the tithingmen of Winchendon. During the Revolutionary war he served in one of the Winchendon companies. His will is dated 11 Oct 1833, and probated 7 Apr 1835. Capt. Mart Whitcomb was exec. He resided Westminster and Winchendon, MA.

Children of Hananiah6 and Azubah (Keyes) Whitney:

i. Moses7 Whitney, b. 28 Nov 1789, Winchendon, MA;[4] m. Sophia Cutler.
ii. Hananiah Whitney, b. 29 May 1792, Winchendon, MA;[5] m.(1) Mary L. Beals; m.(2) Sarah Beaman.
iii. Alpheus B. Whitney, b. 8 Mar 1794, Winchendon, MA;[6] m. Abigail (?Case?).
iv. Azubah B. Whitney, b. 25 Aug 1796, Winchendon, MA;[7] d. 6 June 1877, Madison, WI, aged 83; m. Henry Rand (according to Pierce). Records show Azubah Whitney m. 15 Sep 1841, Boston, MA, Liberty Rand,[8] widower of her sister Abigail, b. 13 Nov 1806, d. 20 May 1872, Madison, WI, son of Gates Rand; resided Winchendon, MA, and Madison, WI, where he died. They had one son, Henry.
v. Artemus B. Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1798, Winchendon, MA;[9] no further record found.
vi. Bersina Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1801, Winchendon, MA;[10] d. 22 Jan 1802, Winchendon, MA, aged 11 months 18 days.[11]
vii. Esther B. Whitney, b. 13 Jan 1803, Winchendon, MA.[12]
viii. Silas Stacy Whitney, b. 27 Jun 1805, Winchendon, MA;[13] m. Mary B. Cate.
ix. Levi Pilsbury Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1807, Winchendon, MA;[14] d. 11 Aug 1873, Danvers, MA, aged 70 years; m. 10 Oct 1856, South Danvers, MA, Sarah E. B. (-----) Floyd, b. ca. 1821, Philadelphia, PA.[15] Possibly the same as Levi Whitney, father of William Whitney of Salem, Danvers, Medford, and Cambridge, MA.
x. Samuel Austin Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1809, Winchendon, MA;[16] m.(1) Betsey Croxford; m.(2) Sarah S. Foster; m.(3) Hannah S. (Blackmer) Johnson.
xi. Abigail Fletcher Whitney, b. 27 Dec 1812, Winchendon, MA;[17] d. 4 Nov 1840; m. 30 Jun 1836, Boston, MA, Liberty Rand,[18] b. 13 Nov 1806, d. 20 May 1872, Madison, WI, son of Gates Rand. Possibly the same as Abby Whitney, who d. 9 Sep 1840, Winchendon, MA.[19] They had two children.

Census

86 134 Levi P. Whitney 43 M - Morocco Dresser N.H. Sarah E. B. Floyd 53 F - Mass.

70 98 Willm. Richardson 60 M - Mass. M Laborer - - 1 1 - Mary Richardson 57 F - Mass. M - - - - - Willm. H. Richardson 26 M - Mass. S Morrocco Dresser - - 1 1 - Henry H. Richardson 22 M - Mass. S " " - - - - - Calvin F. Richardson 21 M - Mass. S " " - - - - - Mary J. Richardson 17 F - Mass. S - - - - - George Richardson 11 M - Mass. S - - - - - Betsey Clark 57 F - Mass. S - Pauper - - - Mathew Tighe 22 M - Ireland S Morrocco Dresser - - 1 - - Levi Whitney 58 M - Mass. M " " - - 1 - -

  • 1870, Levi not found.

References

1.^  "Hananiah [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Dec. 18, 1762," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Hannaniah [Whitney] and Azuba Keyes, both of Westminster, [married] Oct. 10, 1787 (int. not recorded)," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909). Also, "Hannaniah [Whitney] and Azaba Keyes, [married] Oct. 10, 1787. In Ashburnham," according to Westminster Vital Records.

3.^  "_____ [Whitney], w. Hannaniah, [died] April 9, 1832," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

4.^  "Moses [Whitney], s. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] Nov. 28, 1789," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

5.^  "Hananiah [Whitney] Jr., s. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] May 29, 1792," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

6.^  "Alpheus [Whitney], s. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] March 8, 1794," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

7.^  "Azubah [Whitney], d. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] Aug. 25, 1796," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

8.^  Boston Vital Records.

9.^  "Artemas [Whitney], s. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] Sept. 1, 1798," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

10.^  "Barsina [Whitney], d. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] Feb. 4, 1801," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

11.^  "Barsina [Whitney], d. Hananiah and Azubah, [died] Jan. 22, 1802. [a. 11m. 18d.]," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

12.^  "Esther [Whitney], d. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] Jan. 13, 1803," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

13.^  "Silas Stacy [Whitney], s. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] June 27, 1805," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

14.^  "Levi Pilsbury [Whitney], s. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] Aug. 19, 1807," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 99, page 232.

16.^  "Samuel Austin [Whitney], s. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] Nov. 10, 1809," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

17.^  "Abigail Fletcher [Whitney], d. Hananiah and Azubah, [born] Dec. 27, 1812," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

18.^  Boston Vital Records.

19.^  "Abby [Whitney], [died] Sept. 9, 1840," according to Winchendon Vital Records.


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