Family:Whitney, John (1738-a1790)

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John6 Whitney (John5, John4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of John4 and Sarah (Cutting) Whitney,[1] was born 8 Aug 1738, Weston, MA,[2] baptized 13 Aug 1738, Weston, MA, "born last week",[3] and died between 1790 and 1800.

He married, before 1776, Elizabeth -----,[4] parentage unknown. She was born about 1744, and died 28 Sep 1830, Wayland, MA, aged 86 years.[5]

Child of John6 and Elizabeth (-----) Whitney:

i. Betsey7 Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1776, Sudbury, MA;[6] no further record.

Census

References

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

2.^  "John [Whitney], s. John and Bethyah, [born] Aug. 8, 1738," according to Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1707-1850. 1703--Gravestones--1900. Church Records, 1709-1825. Appendix and Addenda, Cent Society, Gleanings from the Town Files, Bits of Genealogy, Error, Indexes, &c. (Boston, MA: McIncloe Bros., Printers, 1901), p. 42.

3.^  "John [Whitney], s. John and Elisabeth, b. last w., bap. Aug. 13, 1738," according to Weston Vital Records, p. 431.

4.^  The name of his wife is from the records of the birth of her daughter and her death.

5.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], wid. John, [died] Sept. 28, 1830. [a. 86, G.R.1]," according to Vital Records of Wayland, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905), p. 159.

6.^  "Betse [Whitney], d. John and Elizebeth, [born] Dec. 5, 1776," according to Vital Records of Sudbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903), p. 151.


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