Family:Whitney, Phinehas (1750-a1820)

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Phinehas5 Whitney (Sylvanus4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Sylvanus4 and Hannah (-----) Whitney was born 7 Oct 1750, Dunstable, MA.[1]

He married, 4 Mar 1778, Dunstable, MA, or 5 Mar 1778, Dunstable, NH, "Mrs." Susanna Swoller,[2][3] daughter of Joseph and Esther (Robbins) Swoller, both "of Dunstable, N.H." She was born 4 Mar 1756, Dunstable, MA, and died 27 Apr 1848, Dunstable, MA.

Children of Phinehas5 and Susanna (Swoller) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Phinehas6 Whitney, b. 3 Jun 1779, Dunstable, MA.[4] He may be the same as Phinehas Whitney of Merrimack, NH, Lee, MA, and Lowell, MA.
ii. Susanna Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1781, Dunstable, MA;[5] m. 27 Dec 1815, Dunstable, MA, James Fosdick. "both of Dunstable, N.H."[6] The marriage was also recorded as 17 Dec 1815, Dunstable, NH.[7]
iii. Joseph Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1783, Dunstable, MA;[8] m. Indiana Fletcher.
iv. James Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1785, Dunstable, MA;[9] d. after 1850.
v. Esther Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1788, Milford, NH; d. 6 Feb 1867; m. 3 Jun 1839, Nashua, NH, Jacob Hutchinson.[10]
vi. Ruth Whitney, b. ca. Dec 1797, Nashua, NH; d. 13 May 1888, Lowell, MA, aged 90 years 5 months, of pneumonia;[11] m. 16 Mar 1826, Mont Vernon, NH, William Bradford, both of Merrimack, NH.[12]
vii. Anna Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1800, Nashua, NH; d. 9 Oct 1895, Lowell, MA, aged 95, of "senile";[13] m. 21 Dec 1828, Boston, MA, Charles Sewell Butterfield.[14]

Census

302 331 Joseph Whitney 67 M - Farmer $1500 New Hampshire Inda " 59 F - Massachusetts James " 65 M - Laborer New Hampshire Sarah Carlton 64 F - Massachusetts Susan Fosdick 70 F - New Hampshire

These were his sons Joseph and James, and his daughter Susan Fosdick.

  • 1860, son James not found.

References

1.^  "Phinehas [Whitney], s. Silvanus and Hannah, [born] Oct. 7, 1750," according to Vital Records of Dunstable, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1913). Also, New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

2.^  "Phinehas [Whitney], and Mrs. Susanner Swoller, both of Dunstable, N.H., [married] Mar. 4, 1778," according to Dunstable Vital Records.

3.^  "," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

4.^  "Phinehas [Whitney], s. Phinehas and Susannah, [born] June 3, 1779," according to Dunstable Vital Records. Also, New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

5.^  "Susanna [Whitney], d. Phinehas and Susannah, [born] Mar. 9, 1781," according to Dunstable Vital Records. Also, New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

6.^  "Susan [Whitney], and James Fosdick, both of Dunstable, N.H., [married] Dec. 27, 1815," according to Dunstable Vital Records.

7.^  "Susan Whitney & James Fosdick, m. 17 Dec 1815, Dunstable, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

8.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. Phinehas and Susannah, [born] July 21, 1783," according to Dunstable Vital Records. Also, New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

9.^  "James [Whitney], s. Phinehas and Susannah, [born] June 15, 1785," according to Dunstable Vital Records. Also, New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

10.^  "Esther Whitney (of Nashua) & Jacob Hutchinson, m. 3 Jun 1839, Nashua, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to Dunstable Vital Records.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 392, page 132.

12.^  "Ruth Whitney & William Bradford, both of Merrimack, NH, m. 16 Mar 1826, [Mont Vernon,] NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 455, page 245.

14.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.


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