Family:Whitney, Jonathan (1772-1826)

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Jonathan6 Whitney (Josiah5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Josiah5 and Sarah (Lawrence) Whitney,[1] was born 8 May 1772, Waltham, MA,[2] and died -- --- 1826, Waltham, MA.[3]

Marriage intentions were published 14 Oct 1804, Waltham, MA, for him and Sarah Bedlow.[4] He "of Waltham" married, 31 Oct 1804, Ashby, MA, Sarah Bedlow,[5], daughter of Stephen and Sarah (-----) Beldow. She was born in 1784,[6] and died in 1828.[7]

In her will she mentions her sisters Louisa Bedlow, Mary Shattuck, and Belinda Stearns. Isaiah Child was executor.

These parents, son Josiah, daughter Eleanor, and grandsons Eugene and Arthur were all buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham.

He resided Waltham, MA.

Children of Jonathan6 and Sarah (Bedlow) Whitney:

i. Josiah Quincy7 Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1805, Waltham, MA;[8] d. -- --- 1828, Waltham, MA;[9] unmarried.
ii. Eleoner Sabrina Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1810, Waltham, MA;[10] d. 26 Oct 1812, Waltham, MA.[11].
iii. Jacob Cushing Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1813, Waltham, MA;[12] m. Abigail S. Park(s).

Census

References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his birth and marriage records.

2.^  "Jonathan [Whitney], ch. Josiah and Sarah, [born] May 8, 1772," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904), pp. 101-102.

3.^  "Jonathan [Whitney], [died] _____, 1826. G.R.," according to Waltham Vital Records, p. 296.

4.^  "Jonathan [Whitney] and Sarah Bedlow, int. Oct. 14, [1804]," according to Waltham Vital Records.

5.^  "Jonathan [Whitney], of Waltham, and Sarah Bedlow, [married] Oct. 31, 1804," according to Jeannette D. Pingrey, comp., Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in the Town of Ashby, Massachusetts, from 1754 to 1890 (Decorah, Iowa: Anundsen Publishing Company, c. 1989), pp. 183-184.

6.^  "Sarah B. [Whitney], [born] _____, 1784. G.R.," according to Waltham Vital Records.

7.^  "Sarah B. [Whitney], [died] _____, 1828. G.R.," according to Waltham Vital Records.

8.^  "Josiah Quincy [Whitney], ch. Jonathan and Sarah, [born] Sept. 15, 1805," according to Waltham Vital Records.

9.^  "Josiah [Whitney], [died] _____, 1828. G.R.," according to Waltham Vital Records.

10.^  "Eleoner Sabrina [Whitney], ch. Jonathan and Sarah, [born] Mar. 11, 1810," and "Eleanor S. [Whitney], [born] _____, 1809. G.R.," according to Waltham Vital Records.

11.^  "Eleoner Sabrina [Whitney], ch. Jonathan and Sarah, [died] Oct. 26, 1812," according to Waltham Vital Records.

12.^  "Jacob Cushing [Whitney], ch. Jonathan and Sarah, [born] Oct. 16, 1813," according to Waltham Vital Records.


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