Family:Whitney, Isaac (1775-1856)

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Squire Isaac7 Whitney (Isaac6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Isaac6 and Lucy (Mead) Whitney, was born Apr 1775, Stow, MA, and died 10 Mar 1856, Harvard, MA, aged 80 years 11 months, of heart difficulty,[1] s. p.

He "Jr." married firstly, 23 Jun 1802, Harvard, MA, Mary Hill,[2] daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Knight) Hill. She "Polly" was born 3 Sep 1775, Harvard, MA, and died 31 Aug 1828, Harvard, MA, aged 53 years.[3]

He "Esq." married secondly, Harvard, MA, 15 Apr 1829, Hannah Haskell,[4] daughter of Jonathan and Hannah (Robbins) Haskell. She was born 2 Sep 1788, Harvard, MA, and died 2 Aug 1868, Harvard, MA, aged 79 years 11 months, of paralysis.[5]

His will is dated 19 Apr 1854, and was probated 6 May 1856. Ebenezer Willard, of Harvard was exec. He was selectman, 1817-19-20; assessor, 1818-19-22; and was town clerk, 1820-3. He resided Harvard, MA.

Census

3279 4185 Isaac Whitney 75 M - Shoemaker Mass. Hannah " 62 F - " Mary Lakeman } 25 " - " Martha " } twins 25 " - "

49 54 Isaac Whitney 80 M - Shoemaker Mass. Hannah Whitney 67 F - Mass. Martha Lakeman 30 F - Mass.

151 171 Mary Lakeman 64 F - Mass. Mary " 35 F - Tailoress " 172 Hannah Whitney 72 F - $600 " Martha Lakeman 35 F - Tailoress "

47 57 Hannah Whitney 76 F - Massachusetts W - - - - - Martha Lakeman 40 F - " S Seamstress - - - - -

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 104, page 147.

2.^  "Isaac [Whitney] Jr. and Polly Hill, [married] June 23, 1802," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

3.^  "Mary Hill [Whitney], w. of Isaac, [died] Aug. 31, 1828, a. 53 y. G.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

4.^  "Isaac [Whitney] Esq. and Hannah Haskell, [married] Apr. 15, 1829," according to Harvard Vital Records.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 213, page 270.


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