Family:Whitney, Jonas (1771-1845)

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Jonas6 Whitney (Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Timothy5 and Alice (Whitney) Whitney,[1] was born 21 Oct 1770 [Pierce and gravestone], or 21 Oct 1771, Petersham, MA,[2] and died 23 Apr 1845, Otis, MA, aged 75 or 76 years.[3] He was buried in Norton Cemetery, Otis, MA.[4]

Marriage intentions were published 25 Nov 1790, Blandford, MA, for him "Mr." and "Mrs." Mary Noble, "both of Blandford",[5] daughter of Silas and Mary (Taylor) Noble. She was born 11 Jan 1771, Blandford, MA, and died 26 Nov 1850, Otis, MA, aged 77 years. She was buried in Norton Cemetery, Otis, MA.[6]

He was a blacksmith. He resided Otis, MA.

Children of Jonas6 and Mary (Noble) Whitney:

i. Barnabas7 Whitney, b. 1 May 1791, Otis, MA;[7] m. Martha Williams.
ii. Jonas Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1793, Otis, MA;[8] d. 18 Feb 1795, Otis, MA, aged 19 months 9 days.[9]
iii. James Harvey Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1795, Otis, MA;[10]; m. Amanda Rogers.
iv. Erastus Marvin Whitney, b. 28 Jul 1797, Otis, MA;[11] bapt. 17 Nov 1805, Otis, MA;[12] m. Mrs. Mary E. (Jackson) Davidson.
v. Jonas Whitney, b. 13 Jul 1799, Otis, MA;[13] d. 26 Jul 1799, Otis, MA, aged 13 days.[14]
vi. Mary Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1801, Otis, MA;[15] d. Chester, MA, and left one dau.; m. (int. 5 Jan 1823, Chester, MA,[16] and 11 Dec 1822, Otis, MA), 6 Feb 1823, Otis, MA, Eli Gibbs.[17]
vii. Alice Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1803, Otis, MA;[18] bapt. 17 Nov 1805, Otis, MA;[19] d. Hartford, CT, leaving one dau.; m. (int. -- Mar 1826, Otis, MA) Truman Fay, both of Otis.[20]
viii. Silas Noble Whitney, b. 4 Apr 1805, Otis, MA;[21] m. Ann Fay.
ix. Milton Whitney, b. 17 Apr 1807, Otis, MA;[22] m. Charlotte C. Crane.
x. Jonas Franklin Whitney, b. 25 May 1810, Otis, MA;[23] d. 19 Aug 1816, Otis, MA, aged 6 or 7 years.[24]
xi. Orrin Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1812, Otis, MA;[25] d. 22 Aug 1827, Otis, MA, aged 15 years.[26]

Notes

For a full discussion of his birthdate, see "The Children of Timothy and Alice Whitney: Names and Birthdates, by Willard S. Moore.

Census

References

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

2.^  "Jonas [Whitney], s. Timothy and Alice, [born] Oct. 21, 1771," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Petersham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Worcester: The Systematic History Fund, 1904), p. 54]]

3.^  "Jonas [Whitney], billious fever, a. 76, [died] Apr. 23, 1845, C.R.2. [Apr. 22, a. 75, G.R.4]," according to Vital Records of Otis, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1941).

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #105818960, Jonas Whitney Sr.

5.^  "Jonas [Whitney], Mr., and Mrs. Mary Noble, both of Blandford, int. 25 Nov 1790 (2:124)," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, Massachusetts Vital Records, Blandford (Holbrook Research Institute, Oxford, MA, 1987).

6.^  Find A Grave Memorial #105819039, Mary Noble Whitney.

7.^  "Barnabas [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary, [born] May 1, 1791," according to Otis Vital Records.

8.^  "Jonas [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary, [born] Jul. 9, 1793," according to Otis Vital Records.

9.^  "Jonas [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary [a. 19m. 9d., G.R.4], [died] Feb. 18, 1795," according to Otis Vital Records.

10.^  "James Harvey [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary, [born] Jul. 23, 1795 (James Hervey Whitney, C.R.2)," according to Otis Vital Records.

11.^  "Erastus Marvin [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary, [born] Jul. 28, 1797," according to Otis Vital Records.

12.^  "Erastus Marvin [Whitney], ch. Jonas and Mary, bp. Nov. 17, 1805 C.R.2," according to Otis Vital Records.

13.^  "_____ [Whitney], ch. Jonas and Mary, [born] Jul. 13, 1799," according to Otis Vital Records.

14.^  "________ [Whitney], inf. Jonas and Mary, [died] Jul. 26, 1799 [Jonas a. 13d., G.R.4.]," according to Otis Vital Records.

15.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Jonas and Mary, [born] Feb. 20, 1801," according to Otis Vital Records.

16.^  "Mary [Whitney] of Otis, and Eli Gibbs, int. Jan. 5, 1823," according to Vital Records of Chester, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

17.^  "Mary [Whitney], Miss, of O., and Eli Gibbs of Chester, (Levi of Chester, m. Feb 6, 1823, in O., C.R.2) int. Dec. 11, 1822," according to Otis Vital Records.

18.^  "Alice [Whitney], d. Jonas and Mary, [born] Mar. 21, 1803," according to Otis Vital Records.

19.^  "Alice [Whitney], ch. Jonas and Mary, bp. Nov. 17, 1805 C.R.2," according to Otis Vital Records.

20.^  "Alice [Whitney] and Truman Fay, both of Otis, int. Mar. __, 1826," according to Otis Vital Records.

21.^  "Silas Noble [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary, [born] Apr. 4, 1805," according to Otis Vital Records.

22.^  "Milton [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary, [born] Apr. 17, 1807," according to Otis Vital Records.

23.^  "Jonas Franklin [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary, [born] May 25, 1810," according to Otis Vital Records.

24.^  "Jonas Franklin [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary [a. 6, C.R.2, a. 7, G.R.4] [died] Aug. 19, 1816," according to Otis Vital Records.

25.^  "Orrin [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary, [born] Sep. 1, 1812," according to Otis Vital Records.

26.^  "Orrin [Whitney], s. Jonas and Mary [inflamation of bowels], [died] Aug 22, 1827, a. 15, C.R.2. [Orrin C [?C. or O], G.R.4]," according to Otis Vital Records.


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