Family:Whitney, Jonah (1771-1810)

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Jonah6 Whitney (Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Thomas5 and Ann (Gould) Whitney, was born 25 Aug 1771, Shrewsbury, MA,[1] was baptized 8 Sep 1771, Westborough, MA,[2] and died 3 Oct 1810, Westborough, MA, "Killed by moving a building."[3]

He "of Westborough" married, 21 May 1797, Westborough, MA, Anna Rider,[4] daughter of Samuel and Margaret (Gibson) Rider. She was born 5 or 15 Mar 1778, Hopkinton, MA, and died 19 Jul 1846, Westborough, MA. She "Mrs." married secondly, 30 Mar 1814, Westborough, MA, Asaph Warren.[5]

He was killed while moving a building. His widow requested the Probate Court to grant her an assignment of her dower, according to the law 13 Apr 1813. He resided Shrewsbury and Westborough, MA.

Children of Jonah6 and Anna (Rider) Whitney:

i. Phila7 Whitney, b. 12 Apr 1798, Westborough, MA;[6] m. (int. 20 Dec 1820, Winslow, ME[7]) 31 Dec 1820, Clinton, ME, Stephen Getchell of Clinton, ME.[8]
ii. Patty Whitney, b. 17 May 1800, Westborough, MA;[9] m. ("of Grafton" int. 22 Nov 1818, Winslow, ME[10]) 25 Oct 1818, Grafton, MA, Warren Heald.[11]
iii. Seraph Whitney, b. 4 Apr 1802, Westborough, MA;[12] d. 16 Oct 1803, Westborough, MA.[13]
iv. Orlando Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1804, Westborough, MA;[14] m. Susan M. Wood.
v. Polly Whitney, b. 9 Oct 1806, Westborough, MA;[15] d. 7 Mar 1861, Grafton, MA, aged 54 years 4 months 29 days, of diabetic arnonia and paronychia, and dropsy of the heart;[16] m. 1 Jan 1829, Grafton, MA, Solomon L. Prentice,[17] b. 1802; resided Grafton, MA.
Ch.: Ann M., b. 18 Mar 1830; Sarah R., b. 2 Feb 1833; Mary E., b. 10 Jul 1835; d. 9 Aug 1837.
vi. Margaret Ann Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1809, Westborough, MA;[18] d. 25 May 1883, Worceser, MA, aged 73 years 3 months 25 days, of acute mania;[19] m. ca. 1826, Jesse Springer Norcross, b. 16 Jun 1805, d. 18 Nov 1850, son of Jonathan and June (Atkinson) Norcross.
vii. Jonah Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1811, Westborough, MA;[20] m. Mary Ann Wadsworth.

Children of Asaph and Anna (Rider)(Whitney) Warren:

i. Isaac Forbush Warren, b. 1 Apr 1815, Westborough, MA; d. 6 May 1863, Westborough, MA; m. 9 Apr 1845, Westborough, MA, Martha Ann Chamberlain.
ii. Ashbel Warren, b. 18 Apr 1817, Westborough, MA; d. 28 Jun 1889, Westborough, MA; unmarried.
iii. Anson Warren, b. 13 Sep 1819, Westborough, MA; d. 6 Mar 1900, Westboro, MA; m. 1 Sep 1841, Westboro, MA, Mary Elizabeth (Forbush) Stone.

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References

1.^  "Jonah [Whitney], s. Thomas and Ann, [born] Aug. 25, 1771," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

2.^  "Jonah [Whitney], s. Thomas and Ann, [baptized] Sept. 8. 1771. C.R.," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

3.^  "Jonah [Whitney], s. Thomas and Ann, [died] Oct. 13, 1810. 'Killed by moving a building.'," according to Westborough Vital Records.

4.^  "Jonah [Whitney] and Anna Rider of Shrewsbury, [married] May 21, 1797," according to Westborough Vital Records. Also, "Jonah [Whitney] of Westborough and Anna Rider, [married] May 21, 1797. In Westborough," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records.

5.^  "Mrs. Anna [Whitney] and Asaph Warren, [married] March 30, 1814," according to Westborough Vital Records.

6.^  "Phila [Whitney], d. Jonah and Anna, [born] April 12, 1798," according to Westborough Vital Records.

7.^  "Phila [Whitney] and Stephen Getchell of Clinton, int. 22 Nov. 1820," according to Lang, Sara Drummond, comp., Vital records of Winslow, Maine, to the year 1892, births, marriages and deaths ([Auburn, Me.: Press of Merrill & Webber company], 1937).

8.^  "Phebe [Whitney], Miss, of Winslow, and Stephen Getchell, of C., 31 Dec. 1820," according to Fisher, Carleton Edward, comp., Vital records of Clinton, Maine, to the year 1892: births, marriages, and deaths ([S.l.]: published under authority of the Maine Historical society, 1967), pp. 302-303.

9.^  "Patty [Whitney], d. Jonah and Anna, [born] May, 17, 1800," according to Westborough Vital Records.

10.^  "Martha [Whitney] of Grafton, Worcester Co. [MA], and Warren Heald, int. 25 Aug. 1818," according to Lang, Sara Drummond, comp., Vital records of Winslow, Maine, to the year 1892, births, marriages and deaths ([Auburn, Me.: Press of Merrill & Webber company], 1937).

11.^  "Patty [Whitney] [Polly in dup.] and Warren Heald of Winslow [Winston?] District of Maine, [married] Oct. 25, 1818. C.R.," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Grafton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Worcester, MA: The Systematic History Fund, 1906).

12.^  "Seraph [Whitney], d. Jonah and Anna, [born] April 4, 1802," according to Westborough Vital Records.

13.^  "Seraph [Whitney], d. Jonah and Anna, [died] Oct. 16, 1803," according to Westborough Vital Records.

14.^  "Orlando [Whitney], s. Jonah and Ann, [born] July 23, 1804," according to Westborough Vital Records.

15.^  "Polly [Whitney], d. Jonah and Anna, [born] Oct. 9, 1806," according to Westborough Vital Records.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 149, page 232.

17.^  "Polly [Whitney] and Solomon L. Prentice, [married] Jan 1, 1829," according to Grafton Vital Records.

18.^  "Margeret Ann [Whitney], d. Jonah and Anna, [born] Feb. 1, 1809," according to Westborough Vital Records.

19.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 348, page 496.

20.^  "Jonah [Whitney], s. Jonah and Anna, [born] March 29, 1811," according to Westborough Vital Records.


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