Family:Whitney, Jacob (1770-1855)

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Jacob7 Whitney (Oliver6, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Oliver6 and Dorcas (Forbush) Whitney, was born 12 Sep 1767, Upton, MA,[1] and died 3 Jan 1855, Upton, MA, aged 87 years 3 months 22 days, of old age, farmer.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 16 May 1795, Upton, MA, for him and "Mrs." Patty Whipple "of Grafton".[3] He "of Upton" married 27 Sep 1795, Grafton, MA, Patty Whipple,[4] daughter of Joseph and Eleanor (Coleman) Whipple. She was born 16 May 1770, Grafton, MA, and died 21 Jul 1851.

He was a farmer. He resided Upton, MA.

Children of Jacob7 and Patty (Whipple) Whitney:

i. Betsey8 Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1796, Upton, MA;[5] d. 29 Feb 1892, Upton, MA, aged 95 years 5 months 15 days, of old age;[6] m. (int. 9 Aug 1832, Upton, MA[7]) 28 Aug 1832, Worcester, MA, Luther Legg "both of Upton",[8] b. Jan 1794; resided Worcester, MA. He was a farmer, and died 1872. Children:
a. Lucy Legg, b. -----; d. unmarried.
b. Perley Legg, b. 14 Nov 1832; res. Upton, MA; unmarried.
c. Mira Legg, b. -----; d. unmarried.
d. Betsey Legg, b. -----; d. 1892.
ii. Annie Whitney, b. 8 Jul 1799, Upton, MA;[9] m. 17 Sep 1822, Upton, MA, Hiram Fowler,[10] of Worcester, MA. Children:
a. Samuel Fowler, b. -----.
b. Eliza Fowler, b. -----.
c. John Fowler, b. -----.
d. Fowler, b. -----.
e. Fowler, b. -----.
f. Fowler, b. -----.
g. Fowler, b. -----.
iii. Sabra Whitney, b. 23 Sep 1801, Upton, MA;[11] d. 24 Sep 1891, Upton, MA, aged 90 years 1 day, of general paresis;[12] m. ("of Upton" int. 22 Oct 1825, Grafton, MA[13]) 16 Nov 1825, Upton, MA, Samuel King;[14] resided Worcester. Children:
a. Emory Whitney King, b. -----; m. Harriet9 Whitney, for which see Elijah8 Whitney.
b. Davis King, b. -----.
c. Lawson King, b. -----.
d. Curtis King, b. -----.
iv. Jacob Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1804, Upton, MA;[15] d. 12 Mar 1813, Upton, MA.[16]

Census

  • 1800, Upton, Worcester Co., MA: Jacob Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 16-25, 1 female 26-44, and 2 females 0-9.
  • 1810, Upton, Worcester Co., MA: Jacob Whitney, 1 male over 45, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 0-9, 2 females over 45, 1 female 26-44, 2 females 10-15, and 1 female 0-9.
  • 1820, Upton, Worcester Co., MA: Jacob Whitney, 2 males over 45, 1 male 16-17, 1 female over 45, and 3 females 16-25; 3 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1830, Upton, Worcester Co., MA: Jacob Whitney, 1 male 70-79, 1 male 60-69, 1 male 15-19, and 1 female 60-69.
  • 1840: not found. Jacob and Patty may be the male and female aged 70-79 in the household of Samuel King, Upton, Worcester Co., MA.
  • 1850, Upton, Worcester Co., MA:

120 167 Samuel King 54 M - Farmer $3000 Mass. Sabra King 49 F - Mass. Samantha King 21 F - Mass. Curtis A. King 14 M - Mass. Attended school George E. King 12 M - Mass. Attended school Lawson H. King 5 M - Mass. Attended school Jacob King 83 M - None $3000 Mass. Martha King 80 F - Mass.

Jacob and Martha here are Sabra's parents, Jacob and Martha "Patty" Whitney, not King.

References

1.^  "Jacob [Whitney], s. Oliver and Darcus, [born] Sept. 12, 1767," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 95, page 161.

3.^  "Jacob [Whitney] and Mrs. Patty Whipple of Grafton, int. May 16, 1795," according to Upton Vital Records.

4.^  "Jacob [Whitney] of Upton and Patty Whipple, [married] Sept. 27, 1795," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Grafton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Worcester, MA: The Systematic History Fund, 1906).

5.^  "Betsey [Whitney], d. Jacob and Patty, [born] Sept. 14, 1796," according to Upton 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 429, page 665.

7.^  "Betsey [Whitney] and Luther Legg, int. Aug. 9, 1832," according to Upton Vital Records.

8.^  "Betsey [Whitney], and Luther Legg, b. of Upton, [married] Aug. 28, 1832," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Worcester Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Births 1714-1848; Marriages 1747-1848; Deaths, 1826-1848), Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, vol. 12 (1894).

9.^  "Anna [Whitney], d. Jacob and Patty, [born] July 8, 1799," according to Upton Vital Records.

10.^  "Anna [Whitney] and Hiram Fowler, [married] Sept. 17, 1822," according to Upton Vital Records.

11.^  "Sabra [Whitney], d. Jacob and Patty, [born] Sept. 23, 1801," according to Upton Vital Records.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 420, page 628.

13.^  "Sabra [Whitney] of Upton and Samuel King, int. Oct. 22, 1825," according to Grafton Vital Records.

14.^  "Sabrina [Whitney] [Sabra in int.] and Mr. _____ [Samuel in int.] King, [married] Nov. 16, 1825," according to Grafton Vital Records.

15.^  "Jacob [Whitney], s. Jacob and Patty, [born] July 17, 1804," according to Upton Vital Records.

16.^  "_____ [Whitney], s. Jacob, [died] March 12, 1813. C.R.," according to Upton Vital Records.


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