Family:Whitney, Moses (1773-1814)

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Moses6 Whitney (Moses5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Moses5 and Betty (Hutchins) Whitney, was born 15 Jul 1773, Templeton, MA,[1] and died between 4 May and 21 Jun 1814, Palatine, NY.

Marriage intentions were published 23 Jun 1798, Templeton, MA, for him and Tabitha Keyes "of Gerry".[2] He "of Templeton" married, 15 Jul 1798, Phillipston, MA, Tabitha Keyes,[3] daughter of Simeon and Lucy (Temple) Keyes. She was born 15 Mar 1775, Shrewsbury, MA, and died before 1814, since she is not mentioned in his will.

His will, dated 4 May 1814, and proved 21 Jun 1814, Palatine, Montgomery Co., NY, mentions brother William, son Moses, brother-in-law Dr. Levi Maxwell, and the latter's wife Sally

Children of Moses6 and Tabitha (Keyes) Whitney:

i. Simeon Keyes7 Whitney, b. 18 Apr 1799, Templeton, MA;[4] not in family in 1810; m. 17 Feb 1820, Boston, MA, Elizabeth Marsh.[5]
ii. Abijah Whitney, b. 13 Aug 1800, Templeton, MA;[6] not in family in 1810.
iii. Isaac Henry Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1802, Templeton, MA;[7] d. 1 Oct 1804, Athol, MA, aged 2 years.[8]
iv. Betsey Bowker Whitney, b. 22 Dec 1804 (twin), Athol, MA;[9] apparently d. after 1810, when a female of her age appears in the census.
v. Freeman Bowker Whitney, b. 22 Dec 1804 (twin), Athol, MA;[10] not in family in 1810; d. 24 Mar 1894, Weyauwega, WI; m. Ann Maria Shoemaker.
vi. Isaac Henry Whitney, b. 1 Jan 1807, Petersham, MA;[11] "Henry" d. 2 May 1811, Templeton, MA.[12]

Notes

No further record of the children has been found. None of them are mentioned in his will in 1814.

Census

References

1.^  "Moses [Whitney], s. Moses and Betty, [born] July 15, 1773," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Templeton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1907).

2.^  "Moses and Tabitha Keyes of Gerry, int. June 23, 1798," according to Templeton Vital Records.

3.^  "Moses [Whitney] of Templeton and Tabitha Keyes, [married] July 15, 1798. Church Record.," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Phillipston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849(1906).

4.^  "Simeon Freyes [Whitney], s. Moses and Tabitha, [born] April 18, 1799," according to Templeton Vital Records.

5.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index, Batch #I01198-2.

6.^  "Abijah [Whitney], s. Moses and Tabitha, [born] Aug. 13, 1800," according to Templeton Vital Records.

7.^  "Isac Henry [Whitney], s. Moses and Tabitha, [born] April 7, 1802," according to Templeton Vital Records.

8.^  "Isaac Henry [Whitney], s. Moses and Tabitha, [died] Oct. 1, 1804," also "_____ [Whitney], ch. Moses, Oct. 1, 1804, a. 2y. C.R.," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910)

9.^  "Betcy Bowker [Whitney], twin d. Moses and Tabitha, [born] Dec. 22, 1804," according to Athol Vital Records.

10.^  "Freeman Bowker [Whitney], twin, s. Moses and Tabitha, [born] Dec. 22, 1804," according to Athol Vital Records.

11.^  "Isaac Henry, s. Moses and Tabitha, Jan. 1, 1807," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Petersham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

12.^  "Henry [Whitney], s. Moses, [died] May 2, 1811. C.R.," according to Templeton Vital Records.


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