Family:Whitney, John (1694-1776)

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John4 Whitney (Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Benjamin3 and Abigail (Hagar) Whitney, was born 15 Jun 1694, Watertown, MA,[1] baptized 10 Jul 1698, Watertown, MA, and died 1776, Watertown, MA.[2]

He married, before 31 May 1730, Watertown, MA, Susan -----. She was born say 1705, probably Watertown, MA.

On 18 May 1776, Watertown, MA, was issued a citation of heirs Abraham Whitney of Watertown, Stephen Whitney of Watertown, and Ezekiel Whitney of Watertown. On 28 May 1776, Watertown, MA, the administration bond of Abraham Whitney, yeoman, of Watertown, with Ayres Tayntor and David Coollidge, yeomen of Watertown, as sureties, was given. On 25 Dec 1779, Watertown, MA, his real estate was apprized by Jonas Dix, Jonathan Brown, and Saml. White, amounting to £4940-0s-0d.

John Whitney chosen collector at a town meeting, 11 Mar 1733/4.[3]

Meetinghouse seating, 24 Apr 1732: Mr. John Whitney, fore seat in the side gallery.[4]

Meetinghouse seating, 15 Jun 1741: Mr. John Whitney, 3rd seat.[5]

Meetinghouse seating, 10 Jun 1748: John Whitney, 2nd seat.[6]

Children of John4 and Susan (-----) Whitney, all born Watertown, MA:

i. Susanna5 Whitney, bapt. 31 May 1730;[7] m.(1) John Warren; m.(2) John Dean.
ii. John Whitney, bapt. 17 Mar 1731/2; apparently d. before 1776.
iii. Jonathan Whitney, bapt. 30 Apr 1732;[8] apparently d. before 1776.
iv. Amos Whitney, bapt. 10 Nov 1734;[9] apparently d. before 1776.
v. Abraham Whitney, b. 7 Dec 1735;[10] m.(1) Elizabeth Whitney; m.(2) Mary Mead.
vi. Moses Whitney, bapt. 3 Sep 1738;[11] apparently d. before 1776.
vii. Ezekiel Whitney, b. 12 Apr 1741;[12] m. Katherine Draper.
viii. Stephen Whitney, b. 14 Aug 1743 [sic];[13] bapt. 7 Aug 1743 [sic], Watertown, MA;[14] m. Relief Stearns.
ix. Aaron Whitney, bapt. 12 Apr 1746;[15] apparently d. before 1776.
x. Ruth Whitney, bapt. 6 Jul 1748;[16] d. 5 Apr 1751, Watertown, MA.

References

1.^  "John Whitny, s. Benajmin & Abigall Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1694," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Third Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, to the End of 1737. Also Plan and Register of Burials in Arlington Street Burying Ground (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1900), volume 2, page 3.

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3.^  "John Whitney chosen collector at a town meeting, 11 Mar 1733/4," 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 79.

4.^  "Meetinghouse seating 24 Apr 1732: Mr. John Whitney, fore seat in the side gallery," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 90.

5.^  "Meetinghouse seating, 15 Jun 1741: Mr. John Whitney, 3rd seat," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, pages 91-92.

6.^  "Meetinghouse seating, 10 Jun 1748: John Whitney, 2nd seat," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 93.

7.^  "31 May 1730, Susanna, d. of John Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 138.

8.^  "30 Apr 1732, Jonathan, s. of John Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 139.

9.^  "10 Nov 1734, Amos, s. of John Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 140.

10.^  "7 Dec 1735, Abraham, s. of John Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 141.

11.^  "3 Sep 1738, Moses, s. of John Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 144.

12.^  "12 Apr 1741, Ezekiel, s. of John Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 146.

13.^  "Stephen Whitney, s. of John & Susanna Whitney, b. 14 Aug 1743," 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.

14.^  "7 Aug 1743, Stephen, s. of John Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 148.

15.^  "13 Apr 1746, Aaron, s. of John Whitney, bapt. in private.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 149.

16.^  "6 Jul 1748, Ruth, d. of John Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 151.


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