Family:Whitney, Lemuel (1767-1825)

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Lemuel6 Whitney (Lemuel5, Lemuel4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Lemuel5 and Elizabeth (Wheeler) Whitney, was born 25 Jan 1767, Stow, MA,[1] and died 1825.

He married, 24 May 1790, Stow, MA, Dorcas Gates,[2] daughter of Israel and Jane (Whitman) Gates. She was born 28 May 1770, Grafton, VT, and died 7 Mar 1823, Grafton, VT.

He was a farmer. He resided Stow, MA, Grafton, VT, and East Sudbury, MA.

Children of Lemuel6 and Dorcas (Gates) Whitney:

i. Peter7 Whitney, b. 15 Apr 1791, Stow, MA;[3] d. infancy.
ii. Dorcas Whitney, bapt. 12 May 1793, Stow, MA;[4] d. infancy.
iii. Peter Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1794, Grafton, VT;[5] bapt. 1 Apr 1798, Stow, MA.[6]
iv. Ezekiel Whitney, b. 15 or 19 Jun 1795, Grafton, VT;[7] bapt. 1 Apr 1798, Stow, MA;[8] m. Elizabeth -----.
v. Jotham Whitney, b. 22 Aug 1797, Grafton, VT;[9] bapt. 1 Apr 1798, Stow, MA;[10] m.(1) Catherine -----; m.(2) Sally Smith; m.(3) Mary (Pendleton) Page.
vi. Susan Whitney, b. 16 Nov 1799, Grafton, VT;[11] d. 18 Apr 1883, Hudson, MA, aged 83 years 5 months, of gastritis;[12] m.(1) 22 Oct 1820, Grafton, VT, Simeon L. Watkins, both of Grafton, VT;[13] m.(2) 12 Sep 1839, Harvard, MA, John Fay.
vii. Betsey Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1801, Grafton, VT;[14] m. 24 Nov 1825, Marlborough, MA, Ephraim Darby "of Ashby".[15]
viii. Jane Whitney, b. 29 May 1803, Grafton, VT.[16]
ix. Mary Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1805, Grafton, VT.[17]
x. Elmira Whitney, b. 9 May 1807, Grafton, VT.[18] She may be the Almira Whitney, b. ca. 1806, who m. 7 Apr 1831, Marlborough, MA, William Morse.
xi. Lucy Ann Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1809, Grafton, VT.[19]
xii. Anna Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1811, Grafton, VT.[20]
xiii. Louis Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1812, Grafton, VT;[21] m. Louisa W. Parmenter.
xiv. Leonard Whitney, b. 22 Feb 1815, Grafton, VT;[22] m.(1) Sarah Ayer; m.(2) Mrs. Betsey Parker.

Census

  • 1790, Acton, Middlesex Co., MA: Leml Whitney, 1 male over 16 and 2 females.
  • 1800, Grafton, Windham Co., VT: Whitney, Lemuel, 1 male 26-44, 3 male2 0-9, 1 female 26-44, and 1 female 0-9.
  • 1810, Grafton, Windham Co., VT: Lemuel Whitney, 1 male 16-26, 2 males 10-16, 1 female over 45, 1 female 10-16, 5 females under 10.
  • 1820, Grafton, Windham Co., VT: Lemuel Whitney, 1 male over 45, 1 male 0-9, 1 female over 45, 3 females 16-25, 3 females 10-15, and 2 females 0-9.
  • 1820, Peter and Jotham not found.
  • 1830, Peter and Jotham not found.
  • 1840, Peter and Jotham not found.
  • 1850, Peter and Jotham not found.

References

1.^  "Lemuel [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Elizabeth, [born] Jan. 25, 1767," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  "Lemuel [Whitney] [int. Jr. of Acton] and Dorcas Gate [int. Darkes Gates], [married] May 24, 1790. [Lemuel and Dorcas Gates, M.R.]," according to Stow Vital Records.

3.^  "Petor [Whitney], s. Lemuel Jr. and Dorcas, [born] Apr. 15, 1791. [Peter, C.R.]," according to Stow Vital Records.

4.^  "Dorcas [Whitney], d. Lemuel and Dorcas, bp. May 12, 1793. C.R.," according to Stow Vital Records.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

6.^  "Peter [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Dorcas, bp. Apr. 1 [17]98. C.R.," according to Stow Vital Records.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

8.^  "Ezekiel [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Dorcas, bp. Apr. 1, [17]98. C.R.," according to Stow Vital Records.

9.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

10.^  "Jotham [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Dorcas, bp. Apr. 1 [17]98. C.R.," according to Stow Vital Records.

11.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 347, page 100.

13.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

14.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

15.^  "Betsy [Whitney] and Ephraim Darby of Ashby, [married] Nov. 24, 1825," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1908).

16.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

17.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

18.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

19.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

20.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

21.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

22.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.


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