Family:Whitney, Levi (1751-1786)

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Levi6 Whitney (Jonas5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Jonas5 and Zebudah (Davis) Whitney,[1] was born 12 June 1751, Harvard, MA,[2] and died in 1786.

He "of Concord" married firstly, 12 Sep 1772, Harvard, MA, Sarah Lawrence.[3] The marriage is also recorded 17 Sep 1772, Rindge,[4] NH. She died 19 Oct 1783.

He married secondly, 25 Dec 1783 or 10 Mar 1783, Rindge, NH, Hepsibeth Fay,[5] of Westboro, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Cutter) Fay. She was born 1 Oct 1759, Westborough, MA, and died 10 May 1827, Leominster, MA. Marriage intentions were published 24 Oct 1790, Leominster, MA, for her "Wid." "of Rindge" and Samuel Hale "Jr.",[6] as his second wife. She married secondly, 28 Nov 1790, Rindge, NH, Samuel Hale.[7] His first wife was Hannah (Wetherbee) Stearns, daughter of Paul and Hannah (Peirce) Wetherbee.

At the time of his marriage he resided in Concord. He resided Concord and Westminster, MA, Rindge and Marlborough, NH.

Children of Levi6 and Sarah (Lawrence) Whitney:

i. Sarah7 Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1774, Concord, MA.[8]
ii. Lydia Whitney, b. 20 May 1776, Ashburnham, MA;[9] m. 28 Sep 1797, Royalston, MA, Tarrant Cutler.[10] He was b. 10 Sep 1770, and d. 1841, Royalston. Children:
a. Sarah Cutler, b. 19 Apr 1798; m. Benjamin Heywood.
b. Melinda Cutler, b. 16 Mar 1880; m.(1) Abijah Richardson; m.(2) Benoni Peck.
c. John Cutler, b. 13 Oct 1802; m. Elizabeth Jacobs; resided Exeter, ME.
d. Lysander Cutler, b. 16 Feb 1807; General, m. Catherine Bassett; resided Milwaukee, WI.
e. Lydia Cutler, b. 27 Mar 1809.
f. Levi Cutler, b. 7 Aug 1811; m.(1) Priscilla Tibbetts; m.(2) Sarah Hill; m.(3) Ann S. Hogeboom; resided Ghent, NY.
g. Tarrant Cutler, b. Sep 1813; resided Fitchburg, MA.
h. George20 Jul 1815; m. Mary Howe; resided Bangor, ME.
h. Otis Cutler, b. 17 Oct 1817; resided Portland, ME.
iii. Levi Whitney, b. 12 May 1778, Ashburnham, MA;[11] d. 1 Dec 1780, Ashburnham, MA.[12]
iv. John Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1780, Ashburnham, MA.[13] Possibly the same as John Whitney (s1785-a1825) of Winchendon and Royalston, q.v.
v. Betsey Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1783, Rindge, NH.[14]

Children of Levi6 and Hepsibeth (Fay) Whitney:

vi. Levi Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1784, Rindge, NH;[15] m.(1) Polly Fish; m.(2) Betsey (Gould) Spencer.
vii. Amos Whitney, b. ca. 14 Apr 1787, Rindge, NH; m. Sophia Harris.

References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his birth record.

2.^  "Levi [Whitney], s. of Jonas Jr. and Zabudah, June 12, 1751," according to [[Archive:Harvard, Massachusetts, Vital Records|Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917), p. 115.

3.^  "Levi [Whitney] of Concord, and Sarah Lawrence, [married] Sept. 17, 1772," according to Harvard Vital Records.

4.^  "Levi Whitney (b. Harvard) & Sarah Lawrence, m. 17 Sep 1772, [Rindge,] NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

5.^  "Levi Whitney (b. Harvard) & Hepsibeth Fay, m. 10 Mar 1783, Rindge, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

6.^  "Wid. Hepzibah [Whitney] of Ringe, N.H., and Samuel Hale Jr., int. Oct. 24, 1790," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Leominster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (n.d.).

7.^  "Hepsibeth Whitney & Samuel Hale, m. 28 Nov 1790, Rindge, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

8.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. of Levi and Sarah his wife, b. 12 Jun 1774," according to Town of Concord, Concord, Massachusetts. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850 (Boston, MA: Todd, 1895), p. 238.

9.^  "Lydea [Whitney], d. Levi and Sarah, May 20, 1776," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

10.^  "Lydia [Whitney] [Lydda in int.] and Tarrant Cutler, [married] Sept. 28, 1797," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Royalston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1906).

11.^  "Levi [Whitney] Jr., s. Levi and Sarah, May 12, 1778," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

12.^  "----- [Whitney], ch. Levi, Dec. 1, 1780. a. 2y. C.R.," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

13.^  "John [Whitney], s. Levi and Sarah, bap. Aug. 27, 1780. C.R.," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

14.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

15.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.


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