Family:Whitney, Josiah (1791-1818)

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Josiah7 Whitney, Jr. (Josiah6, Josiah5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son ofJosiah6 and Mary (Barrett) Whitney, was born 20 Mar 1791, Waltham, MA,[1] and died 4 Sep 1818, Ashby, MA.[2]

He married 1 Jan 1816, Rebecca Rice, daughter of John Rice, of Ashby, MA. She was born about Mar 1793, Ashby, MA, and died 3 Dec 1859, Ashby, MA, aged 66 years 9 months, of fever.[3]

He resided Ashby, MA.

Children of Josiah7 and Rebecca (Rice) Whitney:

i. Lucy Ann8 Whitney, b. 13 Sep 1816, Ashby, MA;[4] d. 18 Jun 1844.
ii. John Milton Whitney, b. 1 Mar 1818, Ashby, MA;[5] m. Emma A. Willard.

Census

20 25 Lucy Johnson 80 F - $350 Mass. Rebecah Whitney 58 F - "

228 246 Paul Hayward 60 M - Farmer Mass. Betsey Hayward 57 F - Mass. Phil F. Hayward 19 M - Farmer Mass. Rebecca Whitney 62 F - Mass.

References

1.^  "Josiah [Whitney], ch. Josiah Jr. and Mary, [born] Mar. 24, 1791," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904). Also, "Josiah [Whitney], s. Josiah and Polly, [born] at Waltham, Mar. 24, 1791," according to Jeannette D. Pingrey, comp., Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in the Town of Ashby, Massachusetts, from 1754 to 1890 (Decorah, IA: Anundsen Publishing Company, c. 1989), pp. 89-90.

2.^  "Josiah [Whitney], Jr., [died] Sep. 4, 1818," according to Pingrey, op. cit., pp. 246-247.

3.^  "Rebecca [Whitney], [died] Dec. 3, 1859," according to Pingrey, op. cit., pp. 246-247. and 1860 Mortality Schedule. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 130, page 30.

4.^  "Lucy A., d. Josiah, Jr., and Rebecca, Sep. 13, 1816," according to Pingrey, op. cit., pp. 89-90.

5.^  "John M. [Whitney], s. Josiah, Jr., and Rebecca, [born] Mar. 1, 1818," according to Pingrey, op. cit., pp. 89-90.


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