Family:Whitney, John (1742-1825)

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John6 Whitney (James5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James5 and Patience (Leland) Whitney, was born 10 Mar 1742, Framingham, MA, [1] and died 17 Feb 1825, Sherborn, MA, aged 82 years.[2]

He married, 5 Feb 1767, Sherborn, MA, Hannah Holbrook,[3] daughter of Nathaniel and Sarah (Sanger) Holbrook. She was born 3 Jun 1741, and died 4 Jun 1826, Sherborn, MA, aged 84 years.[4]

He was a farmer. He resided Sherborn and Wrentham, MA.

Children of John6 and Hannah (Holbrook) Whitney:

i. James7 Whitney, b. 1 May 1768, Sherborn, MA;[5] d. 1 May 1768, Sherborn, MA.[6]
ii. John Whitney, b. 1 May 1768, Sherborn, MA;[7] d. 1 May 1768, Sherborn, MA.[8]
iii. John Whitney, b. 15 May 1770, Sherborn, MA;[9] m. Clarissa Slack.
iv. Nathaniel Whitney, b. 10 Jul 1772, Sherborn, MA;[10] m. Deborah Eames.
v. Hannah Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1775, Sherborn, MA;[11] m. 23 Apr 1805, Sherborn, MA, Henry Pratt[12], of Sherborn. She d. 1842, Sherborn. Children:
a. Jacob Pratt, b. 1806; m. Mary A. Hooker and Phebe8 (Whitney) Hill.
b. William Pratt, b. 1808; d. 1808.
c. Elinor Pratt, b. 1810; d. 1810.
d. William Pratt, b. 1813; d. 1831.
e. John W. Pratt, b. 1819; m. Elizabeth Moore, of Natick, MA.
vi. Patty Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1778, Sherborn, MA;[13] d. 22 Feb 1778, Sherborn, MA.[14]
vii. James Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1779, Sherborn, MA;[15] m. Lois Blodgett.
viii. Ezra Whitney, b. 8 Aug 1781, Sherborn, MA;[16] m.(1) Sally F. Slack; m.(2) Mary W. Allen.

Census

References

1.^  "John [Whitney], s. of James and Patience, [born] Mar. 10, 1742," according to Vital Records of Framingham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

2.^  "John [Whitney], Lieut., [died] Feb. 17, 1825, a. 82y. G.R.5," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

3.^  "John [Whitney] and Hannah Holbrook, [married] Feb. 5, 1767," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

4.^  "Hannah [Whitney], wid. of John, [died] June 4, 1826, a. 84y.," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

5.^  "James [Whitney], s. of John and Hannah, [born] May 1, 1768. [twin]," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

6.^  "James [Whitney], s. of John and Hannah, [died] May 1, 1768," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

7.^  "John [Whitney], s. of John and Hannah, [born] May 1, 1768. [twin]," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

8.^  "John [Whitney], s. of John and Hannah, [died] May 1, 1768," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

9.^  "John [Whitney], s. of John and Hannah, [born] May 15, 177-[torn]," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

10.^  "Nath[anie]ll [Whitney], s. of John and Hannah, [born] July 10, 1772," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

11.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. of John and Hannah, [born] Mar. 30, 1775," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

12.^  "Hannah [Whitney] and Henry Pratt, [married] Apr. 23, 1805," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

13.^  "Patty [Whitney], d. of John and Hannah, [born] Jan. 12, 1778," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

14.^  "Patty [Whitney], d. of John and Hannah, [died] Feb. 22, 1778," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

15.^  "James [Whitney], s. of John and Hannah, [born] Sept. 8, 1779," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

16.^  "Ezra [Whitney], s. of John and Hannah, [born] Aug. 8, 1781," according to Sherborn Vital Records.


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