Family:Whitney, John (1783-1813)

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John6 Whitney (Abraham5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Abraham5 and Rebecca (Dudley) Whitney, was born 31 Jul 1783, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 13 Feb 1813, Harvard, MA, aged 28 years [sic].[2]

He married, 23 Nov 1804, Harvard, MA, Sally Stow,[3] daughter of Benjamin, Jr., and Abigail (Atherton) Stow. She was born 20 Oct 1785, Harvard, MA, and died 15 Jan 1879, Harvard, MA. She married secondly, 5 Oct 1819, Harvard, MA, Ethan Wetherbee,[4] son of Josiah, Jr., and Lucy (Haskell) Wetherbee, as his second wife. He was born 18 Jan 1774, Princeton, MA, and died 21 May 1840, Harvard, MA.

He resided Harvard, MA.

Children of John6 and Sally (Stow) Whitney:

i. Lucy Stow7 Whitney, b. 12 Jul 1805, Harvard, MA;[5] bapt. 3 Jul 1814, Harvard, MA, as "Lucy Emerson Whitney";[6] d. 27 Mar 1883, Boston, MA, aged 77 years 9 months, of erysepelas;[7] m. 6 May 1829, Harvard, MA, Sylvanus Wetherbee "of Newton".[8]
ii. Sullivan Whitney, b. 22 Dec 1808; bapt. 3 Jul 1814, Harvard, MA;[9] d. 27 Jan 1891, Newton, MA, aged 80 years 1 months 7 days, of pneumonia;[10] m. 11 Nov 1869, Boston, MA, Mary E. Scollay, b. ca. 1831, Boston, MA, dau. of John and Elizabeth (-----) Scollay;[11] physician.
iii. John Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1813, Harvard, MA; bapt. 3 Jul 1814, Harvard, MA;[12] m. Mary Ann Nurse.

Children of Ethan and Sally (Stow)(Whitney) Wetherbee:

i. Catherine Wetherbee, b. 8 Feb 1821, Harvard, MA; m. 14 May 1846, Harvard, MA, George Edward Haskell.
ii. Ethan Wetherbee, b. 29 Jun 1823, Harvard, MA; d. 8 Dec 1872, Boston, MA; m. 2 Apr 1846, Newton, MA, Sarah Murdock Trowbridge.
iii. Benjamin Stow Wetherbee, bapt. 30 Aug 1827, Harvard, MA; d. 1 Feb 1917, Newton, MA; m. 19 May 1849, Newton, MA, Eliza Davis Trowbridge.

Census

184 213 Sally Wetherbee 65 F - Mass. 214 Mary Whitney 50 F - "

486 629 Sylvanus Wetherbee 50 M - Blacksmith Massachusetts Lucy E. Wetherbee 50 F - " Sylvanus R. Wetherbee 23 M - Watch Maker " Gustavus E. Wetherbee 13 M - " Caroline Hyde 15 F - " Adeline Hyde 7 F - " Sullivan Whitney 47 M - Physician " James 18 M - Blacksmith Ireland Patrick 18 M - " "

2167 2457 Josiah Q. Wetherbee 46 M - $1350 $500 Mass. Emma " 36 F - England Nona " 11 F - " Geo. F. " 9 M - Ohio Emma " 7 F - " Sullivan Whitney 50 M - Physician $4000 $1000 Mass. Carrie S. Wetherbee 20 F - Ohio

19 20 Sullivan Whitney 57 M - Massachusetts S Physician - - 1 1 -

1083 1147 Whitney, Sullivan 60 M W Physician Mass. Male citizen over 21 Jones, Mary 40 F W Housekeeper Mass.

Gustavis G WETHERBEE 38 Self M M W MASSACHUSETTS Foreman In Gas Works MASS MASS Louisa R. WETHERBEE 35 Wife F M W MAINE Keeping House N.S. N.S. Lucy E WETHERBEE 4 Dau F S W MASSACHUSETTS MASS ME Sullivan WHITNEY 70 Uncl M S W MASSACHUSETTS Physician MASS MASS Minnie HODGMAN 19 Oth F S W MASSACHUSETTS Domestic Servant MASS MASS Lucy E WETHERBEE 75 Moth F W W MASSACHUSETTS At Home MASS ME

References

1.^  "John [Whitney], s. of Abra[ha]m and Rebekah, [born] July 31, 1783," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "John [Whitney], [died] Feb. 10, 1813, a. 28 y. G.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

3.^  "John [Whitney] and Sally Stow, [married] Nov. 23, 1804," according to Harvard Vital Records.

4.^  "Sally [Whitney] and Ethan Wetherbee, [married] Oct. 5, 1819," according to Harvard Vital Records.

5.^  "Lucy Stow [Whitney], d. of John and Sally, July 12, 1805," according to Harvard Vital Records.

6.^  "Lucy Emerson [Whitney], d. of wid. Sally, bp. July 3, 1814. C.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 348, page 82.

8.^  "Lucy E. and Sylvanus Wetherbee of Newton, May 6, 1829," according to Harvard Vital Records. Also, "Lucy E. [Whitney] of Harvard, and Sylvanus Wetherbee, int. Apr. 19, 1829," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

9.^  "Sulliven [Whitney], s. of John and Sally, [born] Dec. 22, 1808. (Sullivan, s. of wid. Sally, bp. July 3, 1814. C.R.1.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 419, page 298.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 219, page 149.

12.^  "John [Whitney], s. of John and Sally, [born] Mar. 16, 1813. (John, s. of wid. Sally, bp. July 3, 1814. C.R.1.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.


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