Family:Whitney, Israel (1767-1842)

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Israel6 Whitney (Jonas5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Jonas5 and Zebudah (Davis) Whitney, was born 16 Jan 1767, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 12 Feb 1842, North Hero, VT.

He married 30 Mar 1788, Harvard, MA, Susannah Gary,[2] or Susannah Gerry, daughter of Nathaniel and Susanna (Hill) Gerry. She was born 10 Apr 1769, Harvard, and died 11 Feb 1848, North Hero, VT.

He was born in Harvard, Worcester County, MA; worked on his father's farm. Soon after his marriage he moved to Littleton, MA, then to Fitzwilliam, NH; and soon after a short residence in Sudbury to North Hero, VT, where he afterward resided. He resided Littleton, MA; Fitzwilliam, NH, and Sudbury and North Hero, VT.

Children of Israel6 and Susannah (Gary) Whitney:

i. (child)7 Whitney, b. ca. 1789; d. 8 Jun 1789, Harvard, MA.[3]
i. Israel Whitney, b. 31 May 1790, Littleton, MA;[4] d. unmarried, killed by a falling tree, at North Hero, VT, in 1816.
ii. Susannah Whitney, b. 24 Sep 1792, Fitzwilliam, NH;[5] m. John Darrow of Alburgh, Vermont; b. -----; m. Lucien Clark; resided Dickinson, NY.
iii. Betsey Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1794, Fitzwilliam, NH;[6] m. Sep 1816, Aaron Davis of Bradford, VT. He was a shoemaker.
Ch.: Levi W., b. 1 Jul 1817, North Hero, Grand Isle County, VT; m. 12 Oct 1843; resided Pittsford, NY; Nelson, b. Aug 1818, North Hero, VT; Loren, b. Aug 1820, North Hero, VT. Loren died at Lone Rock, WI, 1863; do not know the address of any of his children. (Nelson's, Oconto, WI) There were five of the Hazen children: Harris, Harriet, Harvey, Dan, Josephus. Harris, Harriet, Josephus died in Canada; Harvey is in Dickinson, NY; Dan in Burlington, VT.
iv. Peter Whitney, b. 16 Aug 1799. According to the 1850 census, Peter was aged 53, so born probably 16 Aug 1796, not 1799, VT. He m.(1) Lucina Fisk; m.(2) Laura Farr.
v. Sealand Whitney, b. 2 Nov 1799; m. Sybil Landon.
vi. Abigail Whitney, b. ca. 1802, VT; m. Henry H. Hazen of North Hero.
Ch.: Sumner L., b. -----; m. -----; resided Malone, NY.
vii. Gary Whitney, b. ca. 1804; m. Patty Hazen.
viii. Levi Whitney, b. say 1806; d. at North Hero, unmarried
ix. Lucena Whitney, b. 10 May 1809; m. Sep 1827; Daniel Hazen of North Hero. He was b. Mar 1800; d. 30 Mar 1828. She married 2d, Jan 1837, Ralph Hazen. She died 27 Aug 1867.
Ch.: Daniel, b. 13 Aug 1827; m. 8 Sep 1852, Laura Ann Kinsley; resided Hiawatha, KS; Ceylon, b. 9 May 1838; m. Jul 1857, Jennette Roach; resided Rolf, IA; Ann Augusta, b. 12 Sep 1840; d. 12 Oct 1850.



1.^  "Israel [Whitney], s. of Jonas (Jr., C.R.1.) and Zebudah, [born] Jan. 16, 1767," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Israel [Whitney] Jr. and Susanna Gary, [married] Mar. 30, 1788. C.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

3.^  "----- [Whitney], inf. ch. of Israel Jr., [died] June 8, 1789. C.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

4.^  "Israel [Whitney], s. of Israel and Susan[n]a, in Littleton, [born] May 30, 1790," according to Harvard Vital Records. Also recorded at Fitzwilliam, NH: New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

5.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

6.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

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