Family:Whitney, Jacob (1784-1824)

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Jacob6 Whitney (Abner5, Jonas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Abner5 and Esther (Jackson) Whitney, was born 2 May 1784, Springfield, VT, and died 30 Apr 1824, New Salem, MA, aged 40 years.[1]

He "of Orange" married, 11 Nov 1810, New Salem, MA, Lucy Adams,[2] daughter of Thomas and Martha (Stone) Adams. She was born 19 Sep 1792, Arlington, MA, and died 28 May 1873, Ware, MA. Marriage intentions were published 17 Oct 1827, Montague, MA, for her "Mrs." "of New Salem" and Noah Goss "of Montague".[3] She married secondly, 11 Nov 1827, New Salem, MA, Noah Goss "of Montague".[4] He was born 16 Dec 1782, Winchester, NH, and died 7 Mar 1862, Montague, MA. Apparently they were divorced, since she remarried before his death. She married thirdly, 29 Apr 1846, Marlborough, NH, Eber Tenney,[5] of Orange, MA, widower of her sister Lydia Adams.

He was a farmer. He resided New Salem, MA.

He was a grantor in 1815-1844,[6] and a grantor in .[7]

Children of Jacob6 and Lucy (Adams) Whitney:

i. Leonard7 Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1811; bapt. 26 Jun 1814, New Salem, MA;[8] m. Abby E. Day.
ii. Louiza Whitney, b. 9 Oct 1813; bapt. 26 Jun 1814, New Salem, MA;[9] m. 11 Dec 1832; Sylvester W. Bangs; resided Ware, MA; b. 14 Sep 1811; d. 25 Jul 1884. Children:
a. Martha Elizabeth Bangs, b. 15 Feb 1834, Ware; m. 3 Sep 1856, George Goodwin Hall.
b. Dwight Whitney Bangs, b. 3 Mar 1840; d. 9 Sep 1842.
c. Jane Louisa Bangs, b. 14 Jun 1846; d. 1 Jul 1877; m. 3 Sep 1867, Charles H. Ellis.
d. Licia C. Bangs, b. 3 Aug 1855, Ware, MA; m. 11 Dec 1882, George Bliss Cutler.
iii. Jonas Adams Whitney, b. 4 Apr 1816; bapt. 29 Sept 1816, New Salem, MA;[10] d. 6 Oct 1816.
iv. Jonas Adams Whitney, b. 11 Dec 1817; bapt. 28 Jun 1818, New Salem, MA;[11] m. Mary L. Hunter.
v. John Brooks Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1820 or 8 Jul 1821, New Salem, MA;[12] m.(1) Lucinda Bardwell; m.(2) Katherine A. Pratt.
vi. Lydia Ann Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1822; m. 17 Apr 1843, Rufus S. Mixter. They had one son, Frank, who d. young.

Census

  • 1810: not found.
  • 1820, New Salem, Franklin Co., MA: Jacob Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 2 males 0-9, 1 female 26-44, and 1 female 0-9; 1 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1830, Montague, Franklin Co., MA: Noah Goss, 1 male 70-79, 1 male 40-49, 1 male 15-19, 2 males 5-9, 1 female 70-79, 1 female 50-59, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 10-14, and 2 females 5-9.
  • 1840, Montague, Franklin Co., MA: Noah Goss, 1 male 80-89, 1 male 50-59, 3 males 15-19, 1 female 50-59, and 2 females 20-29.

References

1.^  "Jacob [Whitney], [died] Apr. 30, 1824, a. 40y. G.R.2," according to Vital Records of New Salem, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1927).

2.^  "Jacob [Whitney], of Orange, and Lucy Adams, [married] Nov. 11, 1810, C.R.," according to New Salem Vital Records.

3.^  "Lucy [Whitney], Mrs., of New Salem, and Noah Goss of M., int. Oct. 17, 1827," according to Vital Records of Montague, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1934).

4.^  "Lucy [Whitney], Mrs., and Noah Goss of Montague, [married] Nov. 11, 1827. N.R.1," according to New Salem Vital Records.

5.^  "Lucy Whitney & Eber Tenney, m. 29 Apr 1846, [Marlborough,] NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

6.^  "Jacob [Whitney], grantee, 1815-1844. FD," according to New Salem Vital Records.

7.^  "Jacob [Whitney], grantor, 1817. FD," according to New Salem Vital Records.

8.^  "Leonard [Whitney], s. Jacob, bp. June 26, 1814. C.R.," according to New Salem Vital Records.

9.^  "Louisa [Whitney], d. Jacob, bp. June 26, 1814. C.R.," according to New Salem Vital Records.

10.^  "Jonas Adams [Whitney], s. Jacob, bp. Sept. 29, 1816. C.R.," according to New Salem Vital Records.

11.^  "Jonas Adams [Whitney], s. Jacob and Lucy, bp. June 28, 1818. C.R.," according to New Salem Vital Records.

12.^  "John Brooks [Whitney], s. Jacob and Lucy, [born] July 8, 1821. C.R.," according to New Salem Vital Records.


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