Family:Whitney, Jonathan (1743-1802)

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Jonathan6 Whitney (Joseph5, Benjamin4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Joseph5 and Mary (Child) Whitney, was born 12 Apr 1743, Watertown, MA,[1] was baptized 17 Apr 1743, Watertown, MA,[2] and died 3 Jun 1802, Watertown, MA.[3]

He married, 10 Oct 1765, Watertown, MA, Susanna Norcross "both of Watertown",[4] daughter of Nathaniel and Jemima (Abbot) Norcross. She was baptized 27 Jul 1746.

On 20 Jul 1766, Watertown, MA, Jonathan Whitney and Susanna Whitney owned the covenant.[5]

On 19 Jul 1767, Watertown, MA, Susanna Whitney was admitted to full communion.[6]

During the Revolutionary war he was in the Watertown company; resided Watertown, MA.

Children of Jonathan6 and Susanna (Norcross) Whitney:

i. Susanna7 Whitney, b. 23 May 1766, Watertown, MA.[7] She may be the Susanna Whitney who had a son (presumably illegitimate) Samuel Fowle, b. 6 Oct 1799, Watertown, MA,[8] and died 9 May 1865, Medfield, MA, aged 65 years 7 months 6 days. Samuel's father was Samuel Fowle, probably the one born 18 Dec 1762, Watertown, MA, son of Edmund and Abigail5</supL> (Whitney) Fowle. If so, they were second cousins.
ii. Mary Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1768, Watertown, MA;[9] bapt. 17 Jan 1768, Watertown, MA;[10] "Polly" "of Watertown" m. (int. 1 Sep 1793, Lincoln, MA,[11] and 9 Aug 1793, Watertown, MA[12]) 29 Aug 1793, Watertown, MA, John Dudley "of Lincoln".[13]
iii. Jonathan Whitney, b. 15 Dec 1769, Watertown, MA;[14] bapt. 17 Dec 1769, Watertown, MA;[15] m. Lucy Parks.
iv. Joseph Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1774, Watertown, MA;[16] m. Rebecca Priest.
v. Samuel Whitney, b. 6 May 1776, Watertown, MA;[17] bapt. 30 Jun 1791, Watertown, MA.[18]

Census

References

1.^  "Jonathan Whitney, s. Joseph & Mary Whitney, b. 12 Apr 1743," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Fourth Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, from 1738 to 1822 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, c1903), volume 3, page 119.

2.^  "17 Apr 1743, Jonathan, s. of Jos. Whitney, bapt. by Rev. W. Williams," according to Watertown Records, Comprising East Congregational and Precinct Affairs, 1697 to 1737. Also, Record Book of the Pastors, 1686-1819 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1906), volume 4, page 147.

3.^  Scott Andrew Bartley, "Watertown, Massachusetts, Marriages, Deaths, and Other Events, 1797-1837," NEHGR 165 (2011), 201.

4.^  "Jonathan Whitney & Sufanna Norcrofs, b. of Watertown, m. 10 Oct 1765," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 151.

5.^  "20 Jul 1766, Jonathan Whitney and Susanna Whitney o. c.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 164.

6.^  "19 Jul 1767, Susanna Whitney, adm. full comm.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 185.

7.^  "Sufanna Whitney, d. Jonathan & Sufanna Whitney, b. 23 May 1766," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 170.

8.^  "Samuel Fowle, s. Susanah Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1799," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 205.

9.^  "Mary Whitney, d. Jonathan & Sufanna Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1767," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 170.

10.^  "17 Jan 1768, Mary, d. of Jona[than] Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 165.

11.^  "Polly [Whitney] of Watertown, and John Dudley, int. Sept. 1, 1793," according to Vital Records of Lincoln, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908).

12.^  "John Dudley of Lincoln & Polly Whitney of Watertown, int. 9 Aug 1793," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 226.

13.^  "John Dudley of Lincoln & Polly Whitney of Watertown, m. 29 Aug 1793," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 183.

14.^  "Jonathan Whitney, s. Jonathan & Sufanna Whitney, b. 15 Dec 1769," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 170.

15.^  "17 Dec 1769, Jonathan, s. of Jona[than] Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 166.

16.^  "Joseph Whitney, s. Jonathan & Sufanna Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1774," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 170.

17.^  "Samuel Whitney, s. Jonathan & Sufanna Whitney, b. 6 May 1776," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 170.

18.^  "30 Jun 1791, Samuel, s. of Jona[tha]n Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 173.


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