Family:Whitney, Moses (1767-1834)

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Moses7 Whitney (Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Samuel6 and Phebe (Harrington) Whitney, was born 26 Jan 1767, Shrewsbury, MA,[1] and died 19 Jan 1834, Hoosick, NY.

He married 4 May 1789, Bernice Locke or "Bernissa", daughter of Joseph and Mary (Ayers) Locke. She was born 11 Apr 1768, Pelham, MA, or 11 Apr 1767, Shutesbury, MA, and died 28 Nov 1855, prob. Marlboro, VT.

He was a farmer and resided in Marlboro, VT. In going from Bennington, Vermont, to Hoosick, New York, with a span of horses and a loaded wagon, when on the bank of the river the wagon slid upon some ice off the road down a steep bank, when he was thrown from his seat and so badly injured that he only survived thirty-six hours and died in Hoosick. His son Zenas was with him at the time and rendered every possible assistance for his relief. The remains were taken to Marlboro for burial. He resided Marlboro, VT, and Hoosick, NY.

Children of Moses7 and Bernice (Locke) Whitney:

i. William Ayres8 Whitney, b. 20 or 22 Jan 1790, Marlboro, VT;[2] m. Cynthia Merrill.
ii. Russell Whitney, b. 17 May 1792, Marlboro, VT;[3] m. Polly Lamb.
iii. Torrey Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1794, Marlboro, VT;[4] m. Betsey Lamb.
iv. Stephen Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1796, Marlboro, VT;[5] m. Annice Winchester.
v. Barnard Whitney, b. 5 Feb 1799, Marlboro, VT;[6] m. Lydia Buell.
vi. Moses Allis Whitney, b. 11 Jun 1802, Marlboro, VT;[7] m. Amanda Morgan and Louisa L. Fletcher.
vii. Brittania Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1805, Marlboro, VT;[8] m. 28 Jun 1832, Marlboro, VT, Waters Gillet,[9] of Wilmington, VT; had 8 ch.; they settled in Whitingham.
viii. Bernice Whitney, "Barnissa" b. 11 May 1808, Marlboro, VT;[10] d. 10 Jun 1824.
ix. Zenas Harrington Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1812, Marlboro, VT;[11] m. Polly Ingraham.

Census

74 76 Zenas H. Whitney 38 M - Farmer Vt. Mary 36 F - " Porter 10 M - " Attended school Volecia 7 F - " Attended school William 5 M - " Attended school Henry 1 M - " Parnecia 83 F - "

"Parnecia" is Bernice, living with her youngest son Zenas.

References

1.^  "Moses [Whitney], s. Samuell Jr. and Phebe, [born] Jan. 26, 1767," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

8.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

9.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

10.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

11.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.


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