Family:Whitney, Jonas (1772-1846)

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Capt. Jonas6 Whitney (Jonathan5, Zaccheus4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Jonathan5 and Mary (Wyman) Whitney, was born 27 Aug 1772, Lancaster, MA,[1] was baptized 30 Aug 1772, Lancaster, MA,[2] and died 14 Jan 1846, Lancaster, MA, aged 74 years, of dropsy.[3]

Marriage intentions were published 8 Apr 1803, Lancaster, MA, for him and Mary Hawkes "both of Lancaster".[4] He married, 2 Jun 1803, Lancaster, MA, Mary Hawkes, daughter of John and Hannah (James) Hawks. She was born 13 Nov 1776, Bolton, MA, and died 22 May 1865, Lancaster, MA, aged 88 years 6 months, of old age.[5]

He resided Lancaster, MA.

On 5 Aug 1810, both he and his wife were admitted to the church,[6][7] and wife Mary was baptized.[8] His daughter was baptized at the same time.

Children of Jonas6 and Mary (Hawkes) Whitney:

i. Mary7 Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1804, Lancaster, MA;[9] unmarried.

Census

288 305 Mary Whitney 73 F - $3000 Mass. Mary " 46 F - " Albert Barker 22 M - Labourer " Patrick Kelley 22 M - " Ireland

This is his widow and unmarried daughter.

62 63 Mary Whitney 80 F - Mass. " " 51 F - "

This is his widow and unmarried daughter.

1127 1171 Mary Whitney 83 F - $2000 $5000 Mass. Mary " 56 F - "

This is his widow and unmarried daughter.

326 334 Mary Whitney 88 F W Mass. W - - - - - Mary Whitney 61 F W " S - - - - -

This is his widow and unmarried daughter.

References

1.^  "Jonas [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Mary, [born] Aug. 27, 1772. T.R.1," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 108.

2.^  "Jonas [Whitney], s. of Mr. Jonathan and wife, bap. Aug. 30, 1772. C.R.1.1," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 308.

3.^  "Jonas [Whitney], Capt., s. of Jonathan, [died] Jan. 14, 1846, a. 74y., dropsy. T.R.4," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 266. Also, "Jonas [Whitney], Mr., Dropsy, [died] Jan. 14, 1846, a. 74y.. C.R.1.2," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 372. Also "Jonas [Whitney], [died] Jan. 14, 1846, a. 74y. G.R.3," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 445.

4.^  "Jonas [Whitney] and Mary Hawkes both of Lancaster, int. Apr. 8, 1803. T.R.1," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 153.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 185, page 216.

6.^  "Jonas [Whitney], mem. chh. Aug. 5, 1810. C.R.1.2," according to Lancaster Vital Records.

7.^  "Mary [Whitney], mem. chh. Aug. 5, 1810. C.R.1.2," according to Lancaster Vital Records.

8.^  "Mary [Whitney], w. of Jonas, bap. Aug. 5, 1810. C.R.1.2," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 344.

9.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. of Jonas and Mary, [born] Mar. 7, 1804. T.R.2," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 224.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 258, page 329.


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