Family:Whitney, Jonathan (1781-1864)

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Jonathan6 Whitney (Elias5, Elias4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Elias5 and Lucy (Barnes) Whitney, was born 9 May 1781, Jaffrey (or Exeter), NH, and died 24 Jan 1864, Milford, MA, aged 82 years 8 months 15 days, of old age, farmer.[1]

He married firstly, 29 Sep 1806, Milford, MA, Lavina Coombs,[2] daughter of John and Mary (Perry) Coombs. She was born 3 Aug 1786, Bellingham, MA, and died 1 Jun 1843, Milford, MA, aged 57 years, of lung fever.[3]

Marriage intentions were published 6 Apr 1844, Milford, MA, for him and Maria Morse "of Sharon".[4] He "widower, of Milford" married secondly, 22 Apr 1844, Sharon, MA, "Mrs." Maria (Jordan) Morse,[5] daughter of Nathaniel and Hannah (Freeman) Jordan. She was born about Sep 1798, Dorchester, MA, and died 2 Jan 1881, Ashland, MA, aged 82 years 4 months, of lung fever.[6] She "of Dorchester" had married firstly, 22 Apr 1836, David Lewis Morse "of Roxbury", who died 29 Oct 1842, Sharon, MA, aged 38 years.

They resided near the old homestead. He resided Milford, MA.

Children of Jonathan6 and Lavina (Coombs) Whitney:

i. Tamsin7 Whitney, b. 18 Jul 1807, Milford, MA;[7] m. 12 May 1833, Milford, MA, Orlando F. Sparrow;[8] b. 4 Aug 1803; d. Apr 1877. Children:
a. Deborah Maria Sparrow, b. 23 Apr 1834; m. Charles J. Randall; resided Wrentham, MA.
b. Philena Lavina Sparrow, b. 22 Aug 1836; d. 20 Aug 1839.
c. Philip Orlando Sparrow, b. 6 Apr 1838; unmarried; resided Easton, PA.
d. Lydia Ann Sparrow, b. 9 Feb 1846; m. Daniel Higgins; resided South Framingham, MA.
ii. Elmira Whitney, b. 24 Sep 1809, Milford, MA;[9] m. (int. 23 Nov 1832, Milford, MA[10] and 24 Nov 1832, Sharon, MA[11]) Milford, MA, "Lieut." Benjamin F. Reynolds. She d. s. p.
iii. Elias Whitney, b. 7 Feb 1811, Milford, MA;[12] m.(1) Zelona S. Carpenter; m.(2) Fannie P. Leland.
iv. Charles B. Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1814, Milford, MA;[13] m. Mary A. Cary.
v. Lucy Ann Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1816, Milford, MA;[14] d. 10 Feb 1898, Sharon, MA, aged 81 years 11 months, of old age;[15] "of Milford" m. (int. 7 Jul 1837, Sharon, MA,[16] and 9 Jul 1837, Milford, MA[17]) 3 Aug 1837, Mendon, MA, Benjamin F. Reynolds "of Sharon";[18] resided Sharon, MA; b. 19 Nov 1804; d. 17 Sep 1854. He was a farmer. Children:
a. Frances Adelaide Reynolds, b. 12 Oct 1838, Sharon, MA.
b. Benjamin Reynolds, b. 11 Sep 1842; m. 28 Dec 1871, ----- -----; resided Sharon, MA
c. Alfonso Reynolds, b. 10 Dec 1845; d. 9 Apr 1880.
d. Clara Jane Reynolds, b. 6 June 1847; resided Boston, MA.
e. Isabella Reynolds, b. 4 Apr 1849; resided Sharon, MA.
vi. Lydia Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1818, Milford, MA;[19] "of Milford" m. 28 Sep 1840, Milford, MA, Joseph H. Welch, "of Boston";[20] b. 13 Oct 1813; d. 1 Sep 1890; resided Providence, RI, 633 No. Main St.; s. p.
vii. George E. Whitney, b. 15 Mar 1821, Milford, MA;[21] m. Louisa P. C. Lincoln.
viii. Mary Whitney, b. -----; d. 11 Jun 1881; m. 13 Feb 1844, Milford, MA, Shepherd Carpenter,[22] b. 3 Jun 1824, Sharon, MA, d. 12 Mar 1892, Sharon, MA, son of James and Cynthia (Kelton) Carpenter. Res. Sharon, MA. Children:
a. Albert Alden Carpenter, b.
b. Alice L. Carpenter, b.
c. Eugene K. Carpenter, b.
ix. Jonathan Hollis Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1830, Milford, MA;[23] d. 15 Jan 1832, Milford, MA.[24]

Census

418 571 Jonathan Whitney 69 M - Farmer $2000 N.H. Maria " 57 F - Mass. Almon Morse 9 M - " Attended school Nelson Jefferson 16 M - Boot Maker " Francis Ferguson 25 M - " " Ireland James Shields 26 M - " " " Edward Desper 30 M - " " Mass. George Dunican 14 M - " Mary Sullivan 26 F - Ireland

Almon Morse was his step-son, son of David Lewis and Maria (Jordan) Morse.

1005 1467 Jonathan Whitney 74 M - Farmer N.H. Mariah Whitney 17 F - Mass. Almen B. Morse 14 M - Mass.

Maria's age is in error. She was actually 56.

1162 1862 Jonathan Whitney 79 M - Farmer Mass. Maria 61 F - Mass. Ammon Morse 18 M - Click "

1231 1865 Maria Whitney 66 F - Mass. W - - - - -

372 Whitney, Maria 71 F W Keeping House Mass. 373 Morse, Amon R. 28 M W Works in Boot Shop Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary D. 24 F W Keeping House Mass.

Stephen A. COLE 51 Self M M W MA Traveling Agent ME ME Ann A. COLE 47 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Lizzie M. COLE 22 Dau F S W MA Works In Straw Shop MA MA Josephine H. COLE 17 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Eugene A. COLE 13 Son M S W MA At School MA MA Mary A. FORBUSH 66 Oth F W W MA Asst. Housekeeper MA MA Maria WHITNEY 81 Oth F W W MA Keeping House MA MA George ADAMS 10 Son M S W MA At School MA CT

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 176, page 257.

2.^  "Jonathan [Whitney] and Lovine Combs, [married] Sept. 29, 1806," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1917).

3.^  "Levina [Whitney], w. of Jonathan, [died] June 1, 1843, a. 57y. Lung fever. (a. 58y. G.R.3)," according to Milford Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 9, page 138.

4.^  "Jonathan [Whitney] and Maria Morse of Sharon, int. Apr. 6, 1844," according to Milford Vital Records.

5.^  "Jonathan [Whitney], widower, of Milford and Mrs. Maria Morse, [married] Apr. 22, 1844," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sharon, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1909). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 7, page 86.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 329, page 45.

7.^  "Tamson [Whitney], d. of Jonat[han] and Levina, [born] July 18, 1807," according to Milford Vital Records.

8.^  "Tamson [Whitney] and Orlando F. Sparrow, [married] May 12, 1833," according to Milford Vital Records.

9.^  "Elmira [Whitney], d. of Jonathan and Levina, [born] Sept. 24, 1809," according to Milford Vital Records.

10.^  "Elmira [Whitney] and Benjamin F. Reynolds (of Sharon, int.) [married] [no date] (int. Nov. 23, 1832.)," according to Milford Vital Records.

11.^  "Elmira [Whitney] of Milford and Lieut. Benjamin F. Raynolds, int. Nov. 24, 1832," according to Sharon Vital Records.

12.^  "Elias [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Levina, [born] Feb. 7, 1811," according to Milford Vital Records.

13.^  "Charles Barns [Whitney], s. of Johnathan and Levina, [born] Apr. 16, 1814," according to Milford Vital Records.

14.^  "Lucy Ann [Whitney], d. of Johnathan and Levina, [born] Mar. 12, 1816," according to Milford Vital Records.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 482, page 583.

16.^  "Lucy Ann [Whitney] of Milford and Lieut. Benjamin F. Raynolds, int. July 7, 1837," according to Sharon Vital Records.

17.^  "Lucy Ann [Whitney] and Benjamin F. Reynolds of Sharon, int. July 9, 1837," according to Milford Vital Records.

18.^  "Lucy Ann [Whitney] of Milford, and Benjamin F. Reynolds of Sharon, [married] Aug. 3, 1837," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Mendon, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1920).

19.^  "Lydia [Whitney], d. of Johnathan and Levina, [born] Sept. 28, 1818," according to Milford Vital Records.

20.^  "Lydia [Whitney] and Joseph N. (Joseph H., int.) Welsh of Boston, Monday, [married] Sept. 28, 1840," according to Milford Vital Records. Also "Lydia [Whitney] of Milford, and Joseph H. Welch of Boston, in Milford, [married] Sept. 28, 1840," according to Mendon Vital Records.

21.^  "George [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Levina, [born] Mar. 25, 1821," according to Milford Vital Records.

22.^  "Mary [Whitney] and Shepherd Carpenter, [married] Feb. 13, 1844," according to Milford Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 7, page 133.

23.^  "Jonathan Hollis [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Lovica, [born] Apr. 16, 1830," according to Milford Vital Records.

24.^  "Jonathan Hollis [Whitney], s. of Jonathan and Levina (Lovica dup.), [died] Jan. 15, 1832, a. 2y.," according to Milford Vital Records.


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