Family:Whitney, Micah (1730-1813)

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Micah5 Whitney (Jason4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Jason4 and Arabella (-----) Whitney,[1] was born 8 Nov 1730, Sudbury, MA,[2] or 9 Nov 1730, Grafton, MA,[3] and died Aug 1813, Rutland, VT.

He "of Narragansett No. 6" married firstly, 22 Feb 1759, Leicester, MA, Hannah Harwood,[4] daughter of Nathaniel and Hannah (Taylor) Harwood. She was born 1 Apr 1732, Lunenburg, MA, and died 4 Oct 1763, Templeton, MA, aged 30 years.[5]

He "of Leicester" married secondly, 26 Jul 1764, Leicester, MA,[6] (but 16 Apr 1755, Leicester, MA,[7]) Millicent (-----) Maynard "of Sudbury". She was born say 1729. She had married firstly, about 1750, Joseph Maynard.

Mille, wife of Micah Whitney, was admitted to the church, 3 Apr 1768, Willington Congregational Church, Willington, CT.[8]

He was living in Rutland, VT, in 1787 and 1790.

Child of Micah5 and Hannah (Harwood) Whitney:

i. (poss.) Nathaniel6 Whitney, b. ca. 1760; m. Eunice Bowker.
ii. Eliphalet Whitney, bapt. 4 Jul 1762, Templeton, MA.[9]

Micah5 and Millicent (-----)(Maynard) Whitney had no children.

Notes

Placement of Nathaniel as a son in this family relies on a public tree at Ancestry.com, but it is a reasonable conclusion.

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References

1.^  Based his birth record.

2.^  "Micah [Whitney], s. Jason and Arabela, [born] Nov. 8, 1730," according to Vital Records of Sudbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903).

3.^  "Micah [Whitney], s. Jason and Arrabellah, [born] Nov. 9, 1730," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Grafton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1906).

4.^  "Michah [Whitney] of Naragansat No. 6 and Hannah Harwood, [married] Feb. 22, 1759," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Leicester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

5.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. Nathaniel Harwood, [died] Oct. 4, 1763, a. 30y. in Templeton. P.R.," according to Leicester Vital Records.

6.^  "Micah [Whitney] and Mellisent Maynard of Sudbury, [married] July 26, 1764," according to Leicester Vital Records.

7.^  "Micah [Whitney] of Leicester, and Meliscent Maynard of Sudbury, [married] Apr. 16, 1755, in Leicester," according to Vital Records of Wayland, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905). This date seems to be an error in the cited source, since Eliphalet's mother was Hannah in 1762, not Millicent.

8.^  "Mille [Whitney], w. of Micah, adm. ch. 3 Apr 1768, Willington Congregational Church 1-A:20, NER-67:217," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records, Willington Congregational Church 1-A:20, NER-67:217.

9.^  "Eliphalet [Whitney], s. Micah and Hannah, bap. July 4, 1762. C.R.," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Templeton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1907).


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