Family:Whitney, Joseph (1774-a1810)

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Joseph7 Whitney (Jonathan6, Joseph5, Benjamin4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Jonathan6 and Susanna (Norcross) Whitney, was born 16 Jun 1774, Watertown, MA, [1] was baptized 21 Jun 1774, Watertown, MA,[2] and died after 1810.

Marriage intentions were published 25 Jun 1798, Watertown, MA, for him "Jr." and Rebecca Priest "of Groton".[3] She was probably the Rebecca Priest born 24 Mar 1772, Bolton, MA, daughter of Jeremiah and Rebecca (Houghton) Priest.

Children of Joseph7 and Rebecca (Priest) Whitney (probably incomplete):

i. George P.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1810, Watertown, MA; m. Ruth Dunham.


He has not been found in any census record.


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

2.^  "21 Jun 1774, Joseph, s. of Jonathan Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 108.

3.^  "Joseph Whitney, Jr., of Watertown & Rebecca Priest of Groton, int. 25 Jun 1798," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 4, page 228.

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