Family:Whitney, Lois (1735-a1780)

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Lois5 Whitney (Jason4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), daughter of Jason4 and Arabella (-----) Whitney,[1] was born 2 Mar 1735, Grafton, MA,[2] and died after 1780.

Marriage intentions for her and William Taylor were published 30 Jun 1754, Leicester, MA.[3] She "of Leicester" married 24 Aug 1754, Worcester, MA, William Taylor "of Leicester",[4] possibly the William, son of Joseph and Elizabeth (-----) Taylor, who was born 30 Sep 1736, Concord, MA.

Children of William and Lois5 (Whitney) Taylor:

i. James Taylor, b. 10 Aug 1755, Worcester (also recorded in Leicester, MA), no further record.
ii. Hannah Taylor, b. 16 May 1759, Worcester, MA, no further record.
iii. Molly Taylor, b. 28 Jun 1761, Worcester, MA; d. 23 Apr 1830, Worcester, MA; m. 18 Jan 1792, Worcester, MA, Timothy Bragg (b. 20 Jan 1750, Shrewsbury, MA, d. 19 Feb 1797, son of Ebenezer and Sarah (Burnap) Bragg); resided Shrewsbury, MA.
iv. William Taylor, b. 27 Jun 1767, Worcester, MA, no further record.
v. Lois Taylor, b. 22 Feb 1780, Worcester, MA, no further record.

References

  • Worcester VRs.

1.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record.

2.^  "Lois [Whitney], d. Jason and Arrabellah, [born] March 2, 1735," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Grafton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1906).

3.^  "Lois [Whitney] and William Taylor, int. June 30, 1754," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Leicester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

4.^  "Lois [Whitney], of Leicester, and William Taylor of Leicester, [married] Aug. 24, 1754," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Worcester Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Births 1714-1848; Marriages 1747-1848; Deaths, 1826-1848), Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, vol. 12 (1894).


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