Family:Whitney, Moses (1776-a1815)

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Moses6 Whitney (Ezra5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Ezra5 and Agnes (-----) Whitney, was baptized 1 Sep 1776, Rockingham, Windham County, VT.

He was living in 1787 when the family was warned out of Athens.

Moses apparently married, sometime before 1804, probably Athens, VT, ----- -----.

On 18 Sep 1805, Moses Whitney of Rockingham purchased land in Athens, Vermont.

In 1815, his real and personal estate were appraised by order of the Justices of the Peace of Windham County, and he is described as 'Moses Whitney late of Athens (man absconded to parts unknown)'

He could be the Moses Whitney, who with Abigail "said to be his wife otherwise Abigail Simons with her daughter Sophronia" was warned out of Westminster, VT on 1 Jan 1816.[1] Note that Moses Whitney "of Brookline" married, 8 May 1814, Westminster, VT, Abigail Simonds, "of Westminster".[2]

Children of Moses6 and ----- (-----) Whitney:

i. Roxanna7 Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1804, Athens, VT.[3]
ii. Esther Whitney, b. 20 Aug 1808, Athens, VT.[4]
iii. Eunice Whitney, b. 22 Sep 1810, Athens, VT.[5]
iv. Mary Whitney, b. 11 Aug 1813, Athens, VT.[6] She may have been the Mary Whitney who m. 23 Sep 1832, Athens, VT, Calvin Powers.[7]



1.^  Rollins, Alden M., Vermont Warnings Out, Vol. 2: Southern Vermont Plus Additions to Vol. 1: Northern Vermont (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 199?), p. 292.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

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, Marriages.

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