Family:Whitney, Lemuel (1765-1814)

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Lemuel6 Whitney (Jacob5, Jonas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Jacob5 and Rachel (Whiting) Whitney, was born 29 Apr 1765, Roxbury, MA, baptized 19 May 1765, Roxbury, MA, and died Oct 1814.

Intentions of marriage were published 2 Jun 1798, Watertown, MA, for him "of Watertown" and Grace (Morse) Esty "of Newton".[1] He married, 18 Jun 1798, Newton, MA, Grace (Morse) Esty "of Newton",[2] daughter of Obadiah and Grace (Fairbank) Morse. She was born 16 Mar 1763, Sherborn, MA, or 16 Mar 1764,[3] and died 15 Mar 1855, Charlestown, MA, aged 91 years, of old age.[4] She was buried in Framingham, MA. She had married firstly, 26 Apr 1787, Natick, MA, Reuben Esty (1763-1797).

Children of Reuben and Grace (Morse) Esty:

i. Fanny Esty, b. 4 Mar 1788, Needham, MA; d. 1819.
ii. Reuben Esty, b. 14 Sep 1789, Needham, MA; d. 8 May 1857, Gardiner, ME.
iii. Dexter Esty, b. 2 Oct 1791, Newton, MA.
iv. Polly Esty, b. 1 Sep 1794, Newton, MA.
v. Sophia Esty, b. 28 Aug 1796, Newton, MA; d. 13 Oct 1797, Newton, MA.

Child of Lemuel6 and Grace (Morse)(Esty) Whitney:

i. Sally Morse7 Whitney, b. about 10 Feb 1800, Watertown, MA (calculated from age at death); d. 12 Mar 1845, Manchester, MA, aged 45 years 1 month 2 days, of consumption; m. (int. 4 Oct 1818, Watertown, MA, both "of Watertown"[5]) 25 Oct 1818, Newton, MA, Abradatus Farrow.[6] She was a church member in Framingham, MA, before 1845.
ii. (son) Whitney, b. 1800-1810, deduced from 1810 census record.

Census

  • 1800: not found. There was a Lemuel "Whiting" in Watertown, 1 male 26-44, 1 female 26-44, 1 female 10-15, and 2 females 0-9.
  • 1810, Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA: Lemuel Whitney, 1 male over 45, 1 male 0-9, 1 female over 45, 2 females 16-25, and 1 female 10-15. 10001/01201/00

References

  • Roxbury Vital Records
  • Needham Vital Records
  • Sherborn Vital Records
  • Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910

1.^  "Lemuel Whitney of Watertown & Grace Esty of Newton, int. 2 Jun 1798," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Fourth Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, from 1738 to 1822 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, c1903), volume 3, page 228.

2.^  "Lemuel [Whitney] of Watertown, and Gracs [int. Grace] Estey, [married] June 18, 1798," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

3.^  "Grace Esty [------] [Whitney], w. of ------, [born] Mar. 16, 1764. [G.R.2.]," according to Vital Records of Framingham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 94, page 50.

5.^  "Abradatus Farrow and Sally Morse Whitney, b. of Watertown, int. 4 Oct 1818," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Fourth Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, from 1738 to 1822 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, c1903), volume 3, page 240.

6.^  "Sally Morse [Whitney] of Watertown, and Abradatus Farrow, [married] Oct. 25, 1818," according to Newton Vital Records.


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