Family:Whitney, Joseph (1748-1813)

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Joseph6 Whitney (Joseph5, Thomas4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Joseph5 and Hannah (Chandler) Whitney, was born 28 Feb 1748, Roadstown (now Shutesbury), MA,[1] and died 29 Dec 1813, aged 66 years, Shelburne, MA.[2]

He married, 5 Dec 1771, Shelburne, MA, Abigail Barnard, daughter of John and Ruth (Catlin) Barnard, of Shutesbury.[3] She was born 5 Jan 1751 and died 27 Dec 1813, Shelburne, MA, aged 63 years.[4]

He was probably born in Shelburne, where he was married and was a farmer. During the Revolutionary war he served in one of the companies from Shelburne, and his name is found on the Revolutionary records in the State House of Boston. His farm was located one mile north of the old center. He and his wife were both interred in one grave. They were admitted to the church by letter in 1778, probably from Shutesbury. He resided Shelburne, MA.

Children of Joseph6 and Abigail (Barnard) Whitney:

i. Moses7 Whitney, b. 24 Sep 1772, Shutesbury, MA;[5] m. Lydia Allen.
ii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1774, Shutesbury, MA;[6] d. 23 or 25 Oct 1775, Shutesbury, MA.
iii. Lucinda Whitney, b. 18 Jan 1776, Shutesbury, MA;[7] m. Joseph Merrill.
iv. Lidia Whitney, b. 21 Feb or 12 Mar 1778, Shutesbury, MA; d. 31 Aug 1852, Shelburne, MA, aged 74 years 5 months 19 days, of consumption,[8] unmarried.
v. Joseph Whitney, b. 4 Apr 1781, Shelburne, MA;[9] d. 11 Jun 1787, Shelburne, MA.[10]
vi. Abigail Whitney, b. 19 May 1783, Shelburne, MA;[11] d. 3 Aug 1786, Shelburne, MA.[12]
vii. Abigail Whitney, b. 13 Feb 1786, Shelburne, MA;[13] m. 2 Oct 1808, Shelburne, MA, Rev. Amariah Chandler.[14] The marriage was also recorded in Waitsfield, VT.[15] He was married three times, this being his first wife. Rev. Dr. Amariah Chandler was b. 27 Oct 1782, in Deerfield, MA. He graduated at college in Burlington, VT; was ordained at Waitsfield, VT, in 1810, and preached later at Hardwick, VT, and Greenfield, MA. His wife d. at the latter place 19 Jan 1833; ae. 47. He d. 20 Oct 1864. Children:
a. Henry Satterlee Lewis Chandler, b. 20 Aug 1809; m. Merietta Joslyn.
b. Clarissa Naomi Chandler, b. 25 Jan 1811; m. George F. Kidder.
c. Moses Eliphalet Chandler, b. 15 May 1813; dau. resided Allegan, MI, d. 26 Nov 1857.
d. Joseph Whitney Chandler, b. 20 Jun 1815; m. Adaline Goodnow.
e. Abigail Barnard Chandler, b. 1 May 1818; m. William Lyman.
f. Lydia Cerentha Chandler, b. 23 Jan 1822; m. Joseph C. Prentiss.
g. Amariah Chandler, b. 4 Apr 1824; d. 10 Aug 1834.
h. Susan Barron Jubilee Chandler, b. 4 Jul 1826; m. Elisha G. Arms.
viii. Hannah Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1788, Shelburne, MA;[16] d. 11 Apr 1859; m. 26 Dec 1816, Shelburne, MA, Igal Fellows,[17] recorded 16 Dec 1816, Halifax, VT, "Joel Tellehes", both of Shelburne, MA,[18] b. 14 Jul 1793, Shelburne, MA, d. 28 May 1849, Shelburne, MA, son of John and Mary (Kellogg) Fellows; resided Shelburne.
ix. Lydia Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1789, Shelburne, MA.[19]
x. Clarissa Whitney, b. 13 Feb 1792, Shelburne, MA;[20] m. 24 Dec 1813, Shelburne, MA, Philetus Childs;[21] b. 1785; d. 13 Sep 1858. She d. 17 Sep 1860; resided Shelburne.
xi. Betsey Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1794, Shelburne, MA;[22] d. 5 Jan 1814, Shelburne, MA, aged 19 years.[23]

Census

References

1.^  "Joseph [Whitney], jr., s. Joseph and Hannah (Sanborn), at Shutesbury, [born] Feb. 28, 1748. P. R. 14," according to Vital Records of Shelburne, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1931).

2.^  "Joseph [Whitney] [jr., h. Abigail. P.R. 14.], [died] Dec. 29, 1813. [a. 66 y. P.R 18.]," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

3.^  "Joseph [Whitney], Jr., and Abigail Barnard, d. John and Ruth (Catlin), of Shutesbury, [married] Dec. 5, 1771. P. R. 1," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

4.^  "[Abigail [Whitney]. P. R. 18], w. Joseph, [died] Dec. [Apr. P. R. 14] 27, 181_. [1813. C.R. 1; a. 63 y. P.R. 18.] ," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

5.^  "Moses [Whitney], s. Joseph, Jr., and Abigail, b. 24 Sep 1772.," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, Massachusetts Vital Records, Shutesbury (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, 1987).

6.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], d. Joseph, Jr., and Abigail, b. 23 Feb 1774," according to Shutesbury Vital Records.

7.^  "Lucinda [Whitney], d. Joseph, Jr., and Abigail, b. 18 Jan 1776," according to Shutesbury Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 66, page 288.

9.^  "Joseph [Whitney], jr., s. Joseph and Abija [Abigail (Barnard), P. R. 14], [born] Apr. 4, 1781," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

10.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. Joseph, jr. and Abigail (Barnard), [died] June 11, 1787. P. R. 14," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

11.^  "Abigail [Whitney], d. Joseph and Abija [Abigail(Barnard)]. P.R. 14, [born] May 19, 1783," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

12.^  "Abigal [Whitney], d. Joseph and Abiga [Abigail (Barnard). P. R. 14.], [died] Aug. 3, 1786," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

13.^  "Abigail [Whitney] [2nd P.R. 14], d. Joseph and Abija [Abigail (Barnard)]. P.R. 14. [born] Feb. 13, 1786," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

14.^  "Abigail [Whitney], d. Joseph and Abigail (Barnard), and Rev. Amariah Chandler, s. Moses, [married] Oct. 2, 1808 P.R. 14," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

15.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

16.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. Joseph and Abija [Abigail (Barnard) P. R. 14], [born] July 20, 1788," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

17.^  "Hannah [Whitney], and Igal Fellows, s. Capt. John and Mary, [married] Dec. 26, 1816. P. R. 10," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

18.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

19.^  "Lydia [Whitney], d. Joseph and Abigail (Barnard), [born] March 13, 1789. P.R. 14," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

20.^  "Clarissa [Whitney], d. Joseph and Abija [Abigail (Barnard) P.R. 14],[born] Feb. 13, 1792," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

21.^  "Claressa [Whitney], [d. Joseph, of Shutesbury, P. R. 14] Philetus Childs, both of S., [married] Dec. 24, 1813. [1812. C. R. 1 and P. R. 14.]," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

22.^  "Betsey [Whitney], d. Joseph and Abija [Abigail (Barnard) P.R. 14], [born] Mar. 21 1794," according to Shelburne Vital Records.

23.^  "Betsey [Whitney], d. Joseph and Abiga [Abiagil (Barnard). P.R. 14], [died] Jan. 5, 181__. [1814, a. 19. y. P.R. 18.]," according to Shelburne Vital Records.


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