Family:Whitney, Lucy (1755-1840)

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Lucy5 Whitney (James4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), daughter of James4 and Eleanor (Robbins) Whitney, was born 5 Jan 1755, Dunstable, MA,[1] and died 22 May 1840, Montpelier, VT.[2]

She married, before 20 May 1773, James Bancroft "of Packersfield, N.H.", son of Timothy and Elizabeth (Farwell) Bancroft. He was born 26 Oct 1745, Dunstable, MA.

On 4 Jul 1757, Dunstable, MA, Thomas Harwood of Dunstable, N.H., innholder, was appointed guardian of John, Jonathan, Elizabeth, Benjamin, and Lucy, all minors under 14, children of James Whitney, late of Dunstable, deceased, and posted bond with William Angier of Cambridge as surety.

Children of James and Lucy5 (Whitney) Bancroft, all born Rockingham, VT:

i. Timothy Bancroft, b. 20 May 1773; d. 20 Sep 1777, Rockingham, VT.
ii. Lucy Bancroft, b. 13 Feb 1776; d. 22 Sep 1777.
iii. Polly Bancroft, b. 2 Dec 1777; d. 7 Feb 1778, Rockingham, VT.
iv. James Bancroft, b. 11 Jan 1779; d. 15 May 1865, Elma, NY; m. circa 1798, Fanny Kendall.
v. John Bancroft, b. 18 Jan 1781; d. 25 Jun 1823, Boston, MA.
vi. Charles Bancroft, b. 4 May 1783; d. 13 Feb 1857, NY; m. 20 Oct 1805, Sally Preston.
vii. Hepzibah Bancroft, b. 1 Oct 1785; d. 22 Mar 1833, Rockingham, VT; m. 23 Jul 1804, Eleazer Albee.
viii. Lucy Bancroft, b. 23 Jan 1788; d. circa 1848; m. 14 Dec 1806, Henry Read.
ix. Polly Bancroft, b. 10 Aug 1790d. circa 1850; m. Mar 1810, George G. Bradshaw; .
She was also known as Mary.
x. Timothy Bancroft, b. 22 Dec 1792; d. 2 Feb 1801.
xi. Thomas Bancroft, b. 21 Jan 1795; d. 22 Mar 1801, Rockingham, VT.
xii. Lois Bancroft, b. 17 Jul 1797; d. circa 1857; m. circa 1814, Samuel Walker.

References

1.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. James and Elenor, [born] Jan. 5, 1755," according to Vital Records of Dunstable, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1913).


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