Family:Whitney, Jesse (1730-1815)

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Lt. Jesse5 Whitney (Jonathan4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jonathan4 and Lydia (Jones) Whitney, was born 24 Nov 1730, Mendon, MA,[1] and died 26 Apr 1815, Milford, MA, in his 85th year.[2]

He married firstly, 22 Sep 1757, Mendon, MA, Mary Cheney, both "of Mendon",[3] daughter of William, Jr., and Joanna (Thayer) Cheney. She was born 27 Jul 1736, Dorchester, MA, and died 4 Jun 1777, Milford, MA, aged 40 years.

Marriage intentions were published 19 Apr 1779, Mendon, MA, for him and second wife Ruth (Legg) Wight.[4] She was born 30 Feb 1739, Mendon, MA, and died 21 Oct 1785, Milford, MA, in her 47th year.[5] She had married firstly, 3 Dec 1761, Mendon and Milford, MA, Eleazer Wight.

Marriage intentions were published 5 Jul 1794, Milford, MA, for him and third wife "Mrs." Abigail Rawson "of Upton".[6] He "of Milford" married, 21 Aug 1794, Upton, MA, "Mrs." Abigail Rawson, daughter of Wilson and Abigail (Temple) Rawson. She was born 9 Jun 1743, Upton, MA, and died 10 Jul 1807, Milford, MA, aged 70 years.

Pierce says the following:[7]

He inherited part of his father's estate, on which he lived and died. Was lieut. in the Revolutionary army, and his civil and social standing was of the best. His will is dated Apr. 17, 1810, and it was probated May 23, 1815. Lieut. David STEARNES was exec.

Children of Lt. Jesse5 and Mary (Cheney) Whitney, all born Mendon, MA:

i. Olive6 Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1758;[8] d. 17 Nov 1829, Seneca, NY, aged 74 years 9 months 8 days; m. (int. 18 Oct 1780, Conway, MA) Nathan Whitney, both "of Conway".
ii. Susanna Whitney, b. 12 Jul 1759;[9] d. 6 Apr 1760, Mendon, MA, aged 9 months 6 days.[10]
iii. Rhoda Whitney, b. 8 Oct 1760;[11] "of Mendon" m.(1) 9 Dec 1779, Mendon, MA, William Hayden "of Hopkinton", b. 27 Jun 1756, Hopkinton, MA, d. 7 Apr 1810, Hopkinton, MA;[12] "Mrs." m.(2) 31 Mar 1811, Hopkinton, MA, Isaac Haven, b. 1 Nov 1754, Hopkinton, MA, d. 26 Oct 1851, Hopkinton, MA, aged 87 years (he had m.(1) 26 Oct 1780, Hopkinton, MA, Martha Wood, b. 24 Nov 1757, Hopkinton, MA, d. 17 Nov 1809, Hopkinton, MA, aged 52 years).
iv. Hackaliah Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1762;[13] m.(1) Abigail Nelson; m.(2) Olive Cobb.
v. Levi Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1763;[14] m. Rhoda Daniell.
vi. Lucy Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1765;[15] m. ("of Milford" int. 11 Mar 1786, Hopkinton, MA[16], and int. 11 Mar 1786, Mendon, MA[17]) 6 Apr 1786, Milford, MA, Joseph Chamberlain "of Hopkinton,"[18] b. 26 May 1752, Hopkinton, MA, d. 20 Aug 1800.
vii. Ruth Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1765;[19] d. 31 Jul 1765, Mendon, MA.[20]
viii. Asa Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1766;[21] d. 7 Oct 1768, Mendon, MA.[22]
ix. Anna Whitney, b. 13 Jul 1770;[23] m. 27 Nov 1791, Milford, MA, William Albee, b. 16 May 1756, Milford, MA.[24]

Lt. Jesse5 and Ruth (Legg)(Wight) Whitney had no children.

Lt. Jesse5 and Mrs. Abigail (Rawson) Whitney had no children.

Census

Refereneces

1.^  "Jesse [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Lydiah, [born] Nov. 24, 1730," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Mendon, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1920).

2.^  "Jesse [Whitney], Lieut., [died] Apr. 26, 1815, in his 85th y. G.R.3," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1917).

3.^  "Jesse [Whitney] and Mary Cheney, [married] Sept. 22, 1757," according to Mendon Vital Records. Also "Jesse [Whitney] and Mary Cheeney, both of Mendon, [married] Sept. 22, 1757. C.R.," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1917).

4.^  "Jesse [Whitney] and wid. Ruth Wight, int. Apr. 19, 1779," according to Mendon Vital Records.

5.^  "Ruth [Whitney], formerly w. of Eleazer Wight, [died] Oct. 21, 1785, in her 47th y.," according to Milford Vital Records. G.R.3

6.^  "Jesse [Whitney], Lieut., and Abigail Rawson of Upton, int. July 5, 1794," according to Milford Vital Records.

7.^  "Lt. Jesse [Whitney] of Milford and Mrs. Abagail Rawson, [married] Aug. 21, 1794," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

8.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 122.

9.^  "Olive [Whitney], d. of Jesse and Mary, [born] Feb. 9, 1758," according to Mendon Vital Records.

10.^  "Susanna [Whitney], d. of Jesse and Mary, [born] July 12, 1759," according to Mendon Vital Records.

11.^  "Susanna [Whitney], d. of Jesse and Mary, [died] Apr. 6, 1760, a. 9m. 6d.," according to Mendon Vital Records.

12.^  "Rhoda [Whitney], d. of Jesse and Mary, [born] Oct. 8, 1760," according to Mendon Vital Records.

13.^  "Rhoda [Whitney] [int.Whetney of Mendon] and William Haydon [int. Haydon] [married] Dec. 9, 1779, in Mendon," according to Vital Records of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911). Also, "Rhoda [Whitney] and William Hayden of Hopkinton, [married] Dec. 9, 1779," according to Mendon Vital Records. Also, "Rhoda [Whitney] of Mendon, and William Hayden of Hopkinton, [married] Dec. 9, 1779. C.R.2.," according to Milford Vital Records.

14.^  "Hachaliah [Whitney], s. of Jesse and Mary, [born] Apr. 5, 1762," according to Mendon Vital Records.

15.^  "Levi [Whitney], s. of Jesse and Mary, [born] Oct. 21, 1763," according to Mendon Vital Records.

16.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. of Jesse and Mary, [born] July 17, 1765. [twin]," according to Mendon Vital Records.

17.^  "Lucy [Whitney] of Milford, and Joseph Chamberlain, int. Mar. 11, [1786]," according to Hopkinton Vital Records.

18.^  "Lucy [Whitney] of Milford, and Joseph Chamberlain, int. Mar. 11, [1786]," according to Mendon Vital Records.

19.^  "Lucy [Whitney] and Joseph Chamberlain of Hopkinton, [married] Apr. 6, 1786," according to Milford Vital Records.

20.^  "Ruth [Whitney], d. of Jesse and Mary, [born] July 17, 1765. [twin]," according to Mendon Vital Records.

21.^  "Ruth [Whitney], d. of Jesse and Mary, [died] July 31, 1765," according to Mendon Vital Records.

22.^  "Asa [Whitney], s. of Jesse and Mary, [born] Sept. 4, 1766," according to Mendon Vital Records.

23.^  "Asa [Whitney], s. of Jesse and Mary, [died] Oct. 7, 1768," according to Mendon Vital Records.

24.^  "Anna [Whitney], d. of Jesse and Mary, [born] July 13, 1770," according to Mendon Vital Records.

25.^  "Anna [Whitney] and W[illia]m Albee, [married] Nov. 27, 1791," according to Milford Vital Records.


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