Family:Whitney, Isaiah (1773-1835)

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Isaiah6 Whitney (John5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of John5 and Sarah (Atherton) Whitney,[1] was born 23 Oct 1773, Bolton, MA,[2] and died 19 Mar 1835, Bolton, MA, aged 61 years.[3]

He married, 8 Oct 1797, Lynn, MA, Susannah Newhall,[4] daughter of Jacob and Sarah (Berry) Newhall.[5] She was born 12 Aug 1769, Lynn, MA,[6] and died 20 Nov 1810, Bolton, MA, aged 42 years.[7]

He was administrator of his brother John's estate and was a farmer. He resided Saugus and Bolton, MA.

Children of Isaiah6 and Susannah (Newhall) Whitney:

i. Sarah7 Whitney, b. 8 Oct 1799, Lynn, MA;[8] d. 27 Mar 1836, Bolton, aged 36 years; m. 25 May 1823, Bolton, MA, George Sawyer,[9] b. 25 Jan 1800, Bolton, MA, d. Epping, NH, 2 Aug 1876. He was a baker. Children:
a. Lucy Permelia Whitney Sawyer, b. 30 Jan 1826, m. 14 Sep 1856, Alonzo Atherton of Goffstown, NH, resided 3 So. State St., Concord, NH (see).
b. Susannah Newell Whitney Sawyer, b. 28 Nov 1827, m. 15 Oct 1851, Albert W. Gale, resided Haverhill, MA.
c. Nathan Corey Sawyer, b. 28 Feb 1829, d. 29 Aug 1829.
d. Eunice Corey Sawyer, b. 29 Sep 1830, m. 1850, David G. Young of Deerfield, NH, d. 15 Apr 1864.
e. Isaiah Whitney Sawyer, b. 25 Jan 1833, m. 1855, Lucy Leavitt, d. 25 Mar 1864. Children:
1. Charles Atherton Sawyer, b. -----; of East Boston, MA.
2. Isaiah Whitney Sawyer, b. -----; of Malden, MA.
3. William P. Sawyer, b. -----; of Boston, MA.
ii. Lucy Newhall Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1804, Bolton, MA; m. (int. 23 Feb 1834, Bolton, MA) John Knight of Dover, NH,[10] and/or Lynn, MA, son of Aaron and Sarah (-----) Knight; b. 25 Nov 1803, Salem, MA. They resided in Bolton, MA, and had one daughter Lydia Maria Knight, b. 21 Dec 1834; d. 10 Mar 1878, Medford, MA.
iii. John Whitney, b. ca. 31 Aug 1812, Bolton, MA; m.(1) Rhoda Holman; m.(2) Cyreene/Sirene Shattuck; m.(3) ----- -----; m.(4) Clarissa (Hadley) Attleton.

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References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his birth record.

2.^  "Isaiah [Whetniy], s. John and Sarah, [born] Oct. 23, 1773," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Bolton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910).

3.^  "Isaiah [Whitney], [died] [March 19], 1835, [a. 61. G.S.3]," according to Bolton Vital Records.

4.^  "Isaiah [Whitney], and Susanna Newhall, [born] Nov. 15, 1797," according to Vital Records of Lynn, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1905-1906).

5.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record and age at death.

6.^  "Susanah [Newhall], d. Jacob, [born] Aug. 12, 1769," according to Lynn Vital Records.

7.^  "Susannah [Whitney], w. Isaiah, [died] Nov. 20, 1810, a. 42. G.S.3," according to Bolton Vital Records.

8.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. Isaiah and Susanna, [born] Oct. 8, 1799," according to Lynn Vital Records.

9.^  "Sarah Jr. {sic} and George Sawyer, May 25, 1823," according to Bolton Vital Records.

10.^  "Lucy N. [Whitney] and John Knight of Dover, N.H., int. Feb. 23, 1834," according to Bolton Vital Records.


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