Family:Whitney, Levi (1780-a1850)

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Levi7 Whitney (Jacob6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Jacob6 and Esther (Walcott) Whitney, was born 11 Nov 1780, Stow, MA,[1] and died after 1850, but before 8 Jan 1857.

He married firstly, 10 May 1804, Stow, MA, Rebecca Warren,[2] daughter of Abijah and Rebecca (Hubbard) Warren. She was born 8 Jan 1784, Stow, MA, and died 19 Jul 1835, Stow, MA.[3]

He married secondly, 2 Mar 1836, Bolton, MA, Dorcas Warren,[4] daughter of Abijah and Rebecca (Hubbard) Warren. She was born 4 Oct 1788, Stow, MA, and died 8 Jan 1857, Templeton, MA, aged 68 years, of consumption.[5]

Children of Levi7 and Rebecca (Warren) Whitney, all born Stow, MA (but not in Stow VRs):

i. Rebecca8 Whitney, b. 4 Dec 1805; apparently died before 1812.
ii. Jacob Whitney, b. 4 Jul 1807; m. 20 Jun 1839, Stow, MA, Elizabeth Gates.[6] Not found in 1840 or 1850 censuses.
iii. Lucy Whitney, b. 2 Jul 1810; bapt. 21 Oct 1810, New Salem, MA;[7] m. 3 Apr 1838, Bolton, MA, Charles C. Parsons "of Hartford, Vt."[8]
iv. Rebecca Hubbard Whitney, b. 20 Nov 1812; bapt. 4 Jul 1812 [sic], New Salem, MA;[9] m. 19 Jan 1855, Shirley, MA, Erastus J. Barrett, of Templeton.[10]
v. Levi Hubbard Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1817; bapt. 10 May 1818, Bolton, MA;[11] m. Roxanna W. Gates.
vi. Charles Lucius Whitney, b. 26 Jan 1824; bapt. 23 May 1824, Bolton, MA;[12] m. Lusannah C. Wheeler.

Levi7 and Dorcas (Warren) Whitney had no known children.

Census

37 42 Levi Whitney 69 M - Farmer $2000 Mass. Dorcos " 63 F - " Rebecca 36 F - " Lucy Pearsons 39 F - " Adelade L. 9 F - " Attended school Antoinetta 7 F - " Attended school Charles H. " 4 M - " Attended school

References

1.^  "Levi [Whitney], s. [Dea. P.R.12] Jacob and Ester, [born] Nov. 11, 178[torn, 1780, T.C.]," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  "Levi [Whitney] and Rebecca Warren, [married] May 10, 1804," according to Stow Vital Records.

3.^  "Rebecca [Whitney], w. Levi, [died] July 19, 1835," according to Stow Vital Records. Also, "_____ [Whitney], w. Levi, [died] _____ __, 1835," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Bolton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910).

4.^  "Levi [Whitney] and Dorcas Warren, [married] March 2, 1836," according to Bolton Vital Records.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 113, page 201.

6.^  "Jacob [Whitney] and Elizabeth Gates, [married] June 20, 1839.* P.R.15," according to Stow Vital Records.

7.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. Levi, bp. Oct. 21, 1810. C.R.," according to Vital Records of New Salem, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1927).

8.^  "Lucy [Whitney] and Charles C. Parsons of Hartford, Vt., [married] April 3, 1838," according to Bolton Vital Records.

9.^  "Rebecca Hubbard [Whitney], d. Levi, bp. July 4, 1812. C.R.," according to New Salem Vital Records.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 88, page 141.

11.^  "Levi Hubbard [Whitney], s. Levi and wife, bap. May 10, 1818. C.R.1," according to Bolton Vital Records.

12.^  "Charles Lucius [Whitney], s. Levi and wife, bap. May 23, 1824. C.R.1," according to Bolton Vital Records.


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