Family:Whitney, Isaac (1747-a1800)

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Isaac5 Whitney (Lemuel4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Ens. Lemuel4 and Sibel (-----) Whitney, was born 25 May 1747, Stow, MA,[1] and died after 1800.[2]

On 5 May 1755, Stow, MA, Sibil Whitney of Stow, widow, was appointed guardian of Isaac Whitney, in the 8th year of his age, son of Lemuel Whitney, late of Stow, deceased, and posted bond, with Abraham Whitney, yeoman, of Stow, as surety.

He married, 13 Oct 1774, Stow, MA, Lydia Taylor,[3] daughter of Solomon and Mary (-----) Taylor. She was born 10 Feb 1752, Stow, MA, and died 24 Mar 1843, Canaan, NH, aged 91 years.[4]

Pierce says the following:[5]

He was in the Revolutionary war in the company commanded by Capt. Cranston from Stow. In 1779 his age was given as 32.

Children of Isaac5 and Lydia (Taylor) Whitney:

i. Esther6 Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1775, Stow, MA;[6] b. 2 Nov 1847, Canaan, NH;[7] apparently unmarried.
ii. Solomon Whitney, b. 25 Nov 1776, Stow, MA;[8] m. Margery Walker.
iii. Rachel Whitney, b. 25 Aug 1779, Stow, MA.[9]
iv. Lydia Whitney, b. 27 Oct 1782, NH; m. Shubael Greeley, 25 Aug 1808, probably Canaan, NH; d. 29 Mar 1867, Rumney, NH.[10]
v. Isaac Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1784, NH; m. Abigail Greeley.

Census

References

1.^  "Isaac [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Sibil, [born] May 25, 1747," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  He appears in the 1800 census in Henniker, NH.

3.^  "Isaac [Whitney] and Lydia Taylor, [married] Oct. 13, 1774," according to Stow Vital Records.

4.^  Wallace, William Allen, The History of Canaan, New Hampshire (Concord, N.H.: Rumford Press, 1910), p. 648.

5.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 84.

6.^  "Esther [Whitney], d. Isaac and Lydia, [born] June 12, 1775," according to Stow Vital Records.

7.^  Wallace, William Allen, The History of Canaan, New Hampshire (Concord, N.H.: Rumford Press, 1910), p. 648.

8.^  "Solomon [Whitney], s. Isaac and Lydia, [born] Nov. 25, 1776," according to Stow Vital Records.

9.^  "Rachel [Whitney], d. Isaac and Lydia, [born] Aug. 25, 1779," according to Stow Vital Records.

10. ^  Wallace, William Allen,. The History of Canaan, New Hampshire. (Concord, N.H.: Rumford Press, 1910), p. 609.


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