Family:Whitney, Mehetable (1762-?)

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Mehetable5 Whitney (Thomas4, Mark3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Thomas4 and Mehetable (Bacon) Whitney, was born 8 Aug 1762, Natick, MA.[1]

She married, 12 Jan 1797, Natick, MA, Samuel Lawton.[2]

Pierce says the following:[3]

MEHITABLE [WHITNEY], bap. Sept. 30, 1764; m. Jan. 12, 1797; Samuel LAWTON. He was the Samuel LAWSON of Harriet Beecher STOWE's "Old Town Folks."

Children of Samuel and Mehetable5 (Whitney) Lawton, both born Natick, MA:

i. Sally Lawton, b. 7 Oct 1797.
iii. Mary Ann Lawton, b. 4 Aug 1802.


1.^  "Mehetable [Whitney], d. of Thomas and Mehetable, [born] Aug. 8, 1762," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Natick, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).

2.^  "Hitty [Whitney] and Samuel Lawton, [married] Jan. 12, 1797," according to Natick Vital Records.

3.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 66.

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