Family:Whitney, Moses (c1773-1827)

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Moses6 Whitney (Abraham5, John4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Abraham5 and Mary (Mead) Whitney, was born about 1773, Watertown, MA, and died 15 Jun 1827, Watertown, MA.

Marriage intentions were published 27 Aug 1795, Watertown, MA, for him and Jane Polley, "both of Watertown".[1] He married, 11 Sep 1796, Watertown, MA, Jane Polley, "both of Watertown",[2] daughter of Robert and Jane (Harris) Polley. She was born in Charlestown, MA, according to her son Horace's death record, Medford, MA, according to daughter Lucy's death record, but allegedly 21 Dec 1777, Arlington, MA, and died said Aug 1839, Needham, MA. It is alleged she married secondly, 27 Mar 1838, Watertown, MA, Samuel Lovewell (1796-1851) as his fourth wife.

Children of Moses6 and Jane (Polley) Whitney:

i. Lucy J.7 Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1798, Charlestown, MA; d. 4 or 5 May 1879, Watertown, MA, aged 82 years 4 months 15 days, of paralysis;[3] m. 17 Jan 1830, Elbridge Hagar.
ii. Moses Whitney, b. ca. 12 Sep 1800, Watertown, MA; m. Hannah Eustis.
iii. Jane Whitney, b. 11 Jun 1805; d. 14 Jun 1843; m. 24 Aug 1824, Levi7 Whitney; lived in Calais, ME; 12 children.
iv. Eliza Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1807; d. 22 May 1871, Medway, MA, aged 65 years 2 months 14 days, of paralysis;[4] m.(1) ("of Watertown" int. 2 Apr 1824, Waltham, MA[5]) Watertown, MA, Nathaniel Creasy; m.(2) Medway, MA, John Adams.
v. Mary Whitney, b. 3 Aug 1808; d. 1 Jan 1885; m. Mar 1830, John Lunn, who d. 21 Jul 1874, Hudson, MA; res. Medway, MA.
vi. Marshall Whitney, b. about 16 May 1808, Watertown, MA; m.(1) Harriet Edwards; m.(2) wid. Eliza A. (-----) Cole.
vii. Amos Whitney, b. about 1812; m.(1) Susan Lawrence; m.(2) Jane Dearborn.
viii. Emeline Whitney, b. ca. 19 May 1813, Watertown, MA; d. 21 Nov 1892, Medfield, MA, aged 79 years 6 months 2 days, of phthisis pulmonaris;[6] m. 9 Apr 1833, Medway, MA, William Adams;[7] res. Medfield, MA.
ix. Horace Whitney, b. about 1816; m. Sarah Porter.

Census

References

1.^  "Moses Whitney & Jane Polley, b. of Watertown, int. 27 Aug 1795," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Fourth Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, from 1738 to 1822 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, c1903), volume 3, page 227.

2.^  "Moses Whitney of Watertown & Jane Polley of Watertown, m. 11 Sep 1796," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 188.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 311, page 188.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 239, page 284.

5.^  "Eliza [Whitney] of Watertown, and Nathaniel Crasey, int. Apr. 2, 1824," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904).

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 428, page 482.

7.^  "Emeline [Whitney] and William Adams, [married] Apr. 9, 1833," according to Medway Vital Records.


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