Family:Whitney, Jonas Ward (1780-1828)

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Jonas Ward7 Whitney (Abner6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Abner6 and Levina (Glazer) Whitney, was born 22 Apr 1780, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 8 Jun 1826, Westminster, MA, aged 46 years.[2]

He married, 27 May 1800, Westminster, MA, Phebe Rand,[3] daughter of Zachariah and Jerusha (Sawyer) Rand. She was born 24 Nov 1781, Westminster, MA, and died 4 Dec 1835, Westminster, MA, aged 54 or 55 years.[4]

He resided on the estate occupied by his father. He was a trusted and honored townsman, serving five years as selectman, and in other useful positions. He resided Westminster, MA.

Children of Jonas Ward7 and Phebe (Rand) Whitney:

i. Phebe8 Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1800, Westminster, MA;[5] d. 16 or 17 Feb 1864, Westminster, MA, aged 63 years 5 months, of strangulated hernia;[6] m. 26 Dec 1833, Westminster, MA, Gideon Beaman.[7]
ii. Flint Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1804, Westminster, MA;[8] d. 15 Sep 1805, Westminster, MA.[9]
iii. Franklin Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1806, Westminster, MA;[10] d. 15 Jan 1840, Westminster, MA.[11]
iv. Louisa Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1808, Westminster, MA;[12] d. 8 Apr 1888, Westminster, MA; m. 30 Nov 1826, Westminster, MA, Philander C. Brown.[13]
v. George Washington Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1813, Westminster, MA;[14] m. Dolly Jackson.
vi. Jonas Nelson Whitney, b. 29 Aug 1816, Westminster, MA;[15] m. Nancy Lynde.
vii. John Milton Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1819, Westminster, MA;[16] m. Susan Winchester.
viii. Aaron F. Whitney, b. ca. 25 Jul 1821, Westminster, MA; m. Mary Ann Reed.
ix. Lucy Ann M. Whitney, b. ca. 17 Nov 1823, Westminster, MA; d. 16 Feb 1901, Fitchburg, MA, aged 77 years 2 months 30 days, of senile debility;[17] m. (int. 16 Mar 1843, Westminster, MA) Milton Wetherbee, d. 19 Mar 1848;[18] resided Fitchburg, MA.

Census

References

1.^  "Jonas Ward [Whitney], s. Abner and Livinah, 2d w., [born] Apr. 22, 1780," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Jonas W. [Whitney], h. Phebe, [died] June 8, 1826, a. 46," according to Westminster Vital Records.

3.^  "Jonas Ward [Whitney] and Phebe Rand, [married] May 27, 1800," according to Westminster Vital Records.

4.^  "Phebe [Whitney], wid. Jonas W., [died] Dec. 4, 1835, a. 54 [55, G.S.1.]," according to Westminster Vital Records.

5.^  "Phebee [Whitney], d. Jonas W. and Phebee, [born] Sept. 8, 1800," according to Westminster Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 176, page 318.

7.^  "Phebe [Whitney] and Gideon Beaman, [married] Dec. 26, 1833," according to Westminster Vital Records.

8.^  "Flint [Whitney], s. Jonas W. and Phebee, [born] Feb. 8, 1804," according to Westminster Vital Records.

9.^  "Flint [Whitney], s. Jonas W. and Phebee, [died] Sept. 15, 1805, a. 1y. 7m. 7d.," according to Westminster Vital Records.

10.^  "Franklin [Whitney], s. Jonas W. and Phebee, [born] Sept. 15, 1806," according to Westminster Vital Records.

11.^  "Franklin [Whitney], s. Jonas W. and Phebee, [died] Jan. 15, 1840, a. 34," according to Westminster Vital Records.

12.^  "Louisa [Whitney], d. Jonas W. and Phebee, [born] Sept. 4, 1808," according to Westminster Vital Records.

13.^  "Loiza [Whitney] and Philander C. Brown, [married] Nov. 30, 1826," according to Westminster Vital Records.

14.^  "George Washington [Whitney], s. Jonas W. and Phebee, [born] Mar.7, 1813," according to Westminster Vital Records.

15.^  "Jonas Nelson [Whitney], s. Jonas W. and Phebee, [born] Aug. 29, 1816," according to Westminster Vital Records.

16.^  "John Milton [Whitney], s. Jonas W. and Phebee, [born] Mar. 30, 1819," according to Westminster Vital Records.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 518, page 312.

18.^  "Lucy Ann M. [Whitney] and Milton Wetherbee, int. Mar. 16, 1843," according to Westminster Vital Records.


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