Family:Whitney, Jonathan (1699-1773)

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Jonathan4 Whitney (Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Richard3 and Elizabeth (Sawtell) Whitney,[1] was born 27 Feb 1695, Stow, MA,[2] or 26 Feb 1698/9, Stow, MA, calculated from age at death,[3] and died 8 Nov 1773, Harvard, MA, aged 78 years 8 months 12 days.[4]

Jonathan married, 29 Jan 1718/9 or 25 Feb 1718/9, Lancaster, MA, Alice Willard,[5] daughter of Simon and Mary (Whitcomb) Willard.[6] She was born Dec 1699, Lancaster, MA, calculated from age at death, and died 19 Feb 1792, Harvard, MA, aged 92 years 2 months.[7]

He was also known as Capt. Jonathan Whitney. He was also known as Dea. Jonathan Whitney.

Children of Jonathan4 and Alice (Willard) Whitney:

i. Simon5 Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1719/20, Stow, MA;[8] m.(1) Olive Wetherbe; m.(2) Patience Whitcomb.
ii. Betsey Whitney, b. circa 1722; m. Phineas Wetherbee.
iii. Jonathan Whitney, b. circa 1724; m. Sarah Holt.
iv. Phinehas Whitney, b. 5 Sep 1727, Lancaster, MA;[9] said m. 5 Jan 1758, Harvard, MA, Rebecca Willard, but that was Phineas Willard, not Whitney. No further record found.
v. Caleb Whitney, b. 4 Oct 1729, Lancaster, MA;[10] m. Annes Church.
vi. Oliver Whitney, b. 22 Jul 1731, Lancaster, MA;[11] d. 16 Apr 1802, Harvard, MA, in 71st year;[12] m. 10 or 16 Nov 1752, Harvard, MA, Abigail Hutchins,[13] daughter of William and Bethia (Carleton) Hutchins, b. ca. 1731. Deacon. "Mary WILDER, wid. of John, of Lancaster, [was] executrix of Abigail's will. Deacon Oliver was a farmer in Harvard; his will is dated Feb. 1, 1801-2; he leaves estate to wife Abigail, brothers Caleb and Hezekiah, and Simon and Jonathan; and sisters Betsey, wife of Phinehas WETHERBEE; Alice, wife of Timothhy WHITNEY; Rhumah, wife of Abel DAVIS. Israel WHITNEY, of Harvard, was executor. He served in the Revolutionary war. He d. s. p. Apr., 1802 [NOTE]; res. Harvard, Mass."[14] She died 8 Nov 1804, Harvard, MA, aged 73 years.[15]
vii. Alice Whitney, b. 2 Apr 1733, Harvard, MA;[16] m. Timothy Whitney.
viii. Capt. Hezekiah Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1735, Harvard, MA;[17] m.(1) Lydia -----; m.(2) Lucy Pollard.
ix. Ruhamah Whitney, b. 19 Jul 1737, Harvard, MA;[18] m. Abel Davis.
x. Sarah Whitney, b. 1 or 10 Jun 1740, Harvard, MA; d. 26 Dec 1746, Harvard, MA, aged 6 years 6 months 6 days.[19]

Census

References

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4.^  "Jonathan [Whitney], Dea., [died] Nov. 8, 1773. (a. 78 y. 8 m. 12 d. G.R.1.)," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

5.^  "Jonathan and Alice Willard, [married] Feb. 25, 1718-9. T.R.1," according to Henry S. Nourse, ed., The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs, of Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1643-1850 (Lancaster, MA: 1890), p. 17. Also see Frederick W. Bailey, ed., Early Massachusetts Marriages Prior to 1800 (1897-1914), 3 vols.

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7.^  "Allice [Whitney], wid of Dea. Jonathan, [died] Feb. 19, 1792. (a. 92 y. 2 m. G.R.1.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.

8.^  "Simon [Whetney], s. Jonathan and Alles, [born] Mar. 20, 1719-20," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

9.^  "Phinehas [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Allis, [born] Sept. 5, 1727. T.R.1," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 58.

10.^  "Caleb [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Allis, [born] Oct. 4, 1729. T.R.1," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 58.

11.^  "Oliver [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Allis, [born] July 22, 1731. T.R.1," according to Lancaster Vital Records, p. 61

12.^  "Oliver [Whitney], Dea., [died] Apr. 16, 1802, in his 71st y. G.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

13.^  "Oliver [Whitney] and Abigail Hutchins, [married] Nov. 16, 1752," according to Harvard Vital Records.

14.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 88.

15.^  "Abigail [Whitney], wid. of Dea. Oliver, [died] Nov. 8, 1804, a. 73 y. G.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

16.^  "Alice [Whitney], d. of Jonathan and Alice, [born] Apr. 2, 1733," according to Harvard Vital Records.

17.^  "Hezekiah [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Alice, [born] Apr. 14, 1735," according to Harvard Vital Records.

18.^  "Ruhamah [Whitney], d. of Jonathan and Alice, [born] July 19, 1737," according to Harvard Vital Records.

19.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. of Jonathan and Alice, [died] Dec. 26, 1746, a. 6 y. 6 m. 6 d. G.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.


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