Family:Whitney, Israel (1774-1846)

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Israel6 Whitney (Israel5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Israel5 and Jemima (Robbins) Whitney,[1] was born 7 Mar 1774, Watertown, MA,[2] was baptized 13 Mar 1774, Watertown, MA,[3] and died 16 Jul 1846, Needham, MA, aged 72 years.[4]

He married, 1 Jan 1799, Needham, MA, Mary Fuller,[5] daughter of Eleazer and Mary (Richards) Fuller. She was born 16 Oct 1780, and died 18 Jan 1859, Palmer, MA, aged 78 years, of a fit.[6]

On 21 Aug 1776, Watertown, MA, Deacon Samuel Fisk of Watertown was appointed guardian of Dorothy and Israel Whitney, minors under 14, children of Israel Whitney, decd., of Watertown, and posted bond with Capt. Eliphalet Robins of Cambridge, surety.

He was postmaster for years. He resided Needham, MA.

Children of Israel6 and Mary (Fuller) Whitney:

i. Parmelia7 Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1799, Needham, MA; bapt. 19 Jul 1801, Needham, MA;[7] d. 25 Apr 1836, Needham, MA, aged 37 years;[8] m. 24 Jan 1819, Needham, MA, Ira Allen,[9] b. 11 Jul 1797. He was proprietor of a line of teams running between Pawtucket and Providence, RI.
Ch.: Emily, b. 23 Feb 1820; Emily, 2d, b. 14 Mar 1822; m. William White; Fanny, b. 8 May 1823; William Pitt, b. 19 Jan 1832; m. 3 Nov 1851, Elizabeth J. Pratt, at Pawtucket, RI. Present address, 194 Cottage St., Pawtucket, RI; his dau. is Emily F.; resided Boston, MA, P. O. Box 2177; Mary Frances, b. 18 Mar 1834; Frances Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1836.
ii. Mary Richards Whitney, b. 11 Jun 1802, Needham, MA; bapt. 4 Jul 1802, Needham, MA;[10] m. 1 Jan 1866, Palmer, MA, Henry C. Snell, as his third wife; resided Medway, MA. She d. s. p. 31 May 1886.
iii. Levina Whitney, b. 11 Feb 1804, Needham, MA;[11] d. 21 Apr 1888; m.(1) 26 Mar 1844, Needham, MA, Stephen Utley "of Wilbraham";[12] m.(2) 26 Sep 1849, Wilbraham, MA, Jonathan S. Fuller; m.(3) 12 Nov 1851, Elisha Converse, of Palmer, MA.
iv. Ann Frances Whitney, b. 13 Apr 1808, Needham, MA;[13] d. 9 Apr 1842, Needham, MA; m. 20 Apr 1826, Lemuel Lyon. He was b. 2 Feb 1806; d. 6 Apr 1871, Yokohama, Japan; was a merchant.
Ch.: Israel Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1827, 88 Maiden Lane, New York; Sarah Brown, b. 23 Oct 1828; Ellen Frances, b. 23 May 1831; E. Mary Maria, b. 22 May 1832; Levina Ann, b. 12 Dec 1835; Lemual Elisha, b. 11 Oct 1837; Henry and Harriet, twins, b. Sep 1840.

Census

27 28 Elisha Convers 61 M - Farmer Ct. Lovina " 57 F - Mass. Mary Whitney 75 F - " George Lynch 17 M - Ireland

631 740 Elisha Converse 65 M - Farmer $20000 $500 Conn. Lavina " 55 F - " Mary R. Whitney 57 F - Seamstress $500 "

50 50 Elisha Convers 70 M - Thompson, Ct. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Levina Convers 61 F - Needham, Mass. M - - - - - Mary R. Whitney 62 F - Needham, Mass. S - - - - -

References

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

2.^  "Israel Whitney, s. Israel & Jemima Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1774," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Fourth Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, from 1738 to 1822 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, c1903), volume 3, page 160.

3.^  "13 Mar 1774, Israel, s. of Israel Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Records, Comprising East Congregational and Precinct Affairs, 1697 to 1737. Also, Record Book of the Pastors, 1686-1819 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1906), volume 4, page 107.

4.^  "Israel [Whitney], [died] July 16, 1846, a. 72y. [Gst]," according to Town of Needham, "Vital Records of Needham, Massachusetts," unpublished. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 27, page 97.

5.^  "Israel [Whitney], and Mary Fuller, [married] Jan. 1, 1799," according to Needham Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 129, page 237.

7.^  "Permelia [Whitney], d. Israel and Mary, [born] Oct. 14, 1799, bap. July 19, 1801," according to Needham Vital Records.

8.^  "Permelia [Whitney], w. Ira [Allen], [died] Apr. 25, 1836, a. 37y. [GSt]," according to Needham Vital Records.

9.^  "Permelia [Whitney], and Ira Allen, [married] Jan. 24, 1819," according to Needham Vital Records.

10.^  "Mary Richards [Whitney], d. Israel and Mary, [born] June 11, 1802, bap. July 4, 1802," according to Needham Vital Records.

11.^  "Lavina [Whitney], d. Israel and Mary, [born] Feb. 11, 1804," according to Needham Vital Records.

12.^  "Lavina [Whitney], and Stephen Utley of Wilbraham, [married] Mar. 20, 1844," according to Needham Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 7, page 82.

13.^  "Ann Frances [Whitney], d. Israel and Mary, [born] Apr 13, 1808," according to Needham Vital Records.


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