Family:Whitney, Richard (1784-1865)

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Richard7 Whitney (James6, Richard5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of James6 and Rachel (Lawton) Whitney, was born 30 Mar 1784, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 1 Oct 1865, Harvard, MA, aged 81 years 6 months 2 days, of dysentery.[2]

He married, 2 Apr 1807, Harvard, MA, Sally Turner,[3] daughter of Prince and Rebecca (Keep) Turner. She was born 11 Oct 1786, Harvard, MA, and died 19 Jul 1875, aged 88 years 9 months 8 days, of old age.[4]

He resided Harvard, MA.

Sally is a descendant of "Mayflower" pilgrim Edward Doty as follows:

  1. Edward Doty, m. Faith Clarke
  2. Edward Doty, m. Sarah Faunce
  3. Elizabeth Doty, m. Tobias Oakman
  4. Elizabeth Oakman, m. Elisha Ford
  5. Bethiah Ford, m. Simeon Turner
  6. Prince Turner, m. Rebecca Keep
  7. Sally Turner, m. Richard7 Whitney

Children of Richard7 and Sally (Turner) Whitney:

i. Susan8 Whitney, b. 29 Dec 1808, Harvard, MA;[5] d. 7 Jan 1810, Harvard, MA.[6]
ii. Sally Turner Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1810, Harvard, MA;[7] d. 27 Aug 1889, Boston, MA, aged 78 years 10 months 25 days, of heart disease;[8] m. 31 Mar 1836, Harvard, MA, Jacob F. Taylor "of Watertown"[9] (also recorded 12 Mar 1836, Watertown, MA).
iii. Alfred Whitney, b. 19 May 1813, Harvard, MA;[10] m. Ann H. Goldsmith.
iv. James Lawton Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1817, Harvard, MA;[11] m. Ann Doherty.
v. Luther Farwell Whitney, b. 8 Nov 1819, Harvard, MA;[12] m. Lydia Lorinda Carleton.
vi. Milly Pollard Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1822, Harvard, MA;[13] d. 8 Feb 1846;[14] m. 30 Apr 1844, Watertown, MA, John Priest.[15]

Census

124 148 Richard Whitney 66 M - Farmer $4000 Mass. Sally " 63 F - " Abby Willard 14 F - " Attended school James L. Whitney 33 M - Farmer " Elizabeth " 31 F - " Luther Turner 12 M - " Attended school Mary Lewis 8 F - " Attended school

28 30 Richard Whitney 71 M - Farmer Mass. Sally Whitney 69 F - Mass.

154 180 Asa Daby 62 M - Blacksmith $1500 $4000 Mass. Catharine F. " 43 F - " Richard Whitney 76 M - Farmer $1000 $1500 " Sally " 73 F - " 181 James L. " 43 M - Farmer $3000 $500 " Elizabeth " 41 F - " Elewellyn Gould 23 M - Teamster $400 Me.

156 184 Richard Whitney 81 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Sally Whitney 78 F - Massachusetts M Housekeeper - - - - - 185 James L. Whitney 48 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Ann Whitney 31 F - Ireland M Housekeeper - - - - - Sarah A. Whitney 7m F - Massachusetts - - - - - - John McGourn 12 M - Massachusetts S - - - - -

  • 1870, widow Sally not found.

References

1.^  "Richard [Whitney], s. of James and Rachel, [born] Mar. 20, 1784," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 185, page 213.

3.^  "Richard [Whitney] Jr. and Salley Turner, [married] Apr. 2, 1807," according to Harvard Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 276, page 383.

5.^  "Susan [Whitney], d. of Richard 2d and Sally, [born] Dec. 29, 1808," according to Harvard Vital Records.

6.^  "Susan [Whitney], d. of Richard Jr. and Sally, [died] Jan. 7, 1810, a. 1 y. 9 d.," according to Harvard Vital Records.

7.^  "Sally Turner [Whitney], d. of Richard 2d and Sally, [born] Oct. 2, 1810," according to Harvard Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 402, page 295.

9.^  "Sally P. [Whitney] and Jacob F. Taylor of Watertown, [married] Mar. 31, 1836," according to Harvard Vital Records.

10.^  "Alfred [Whitney], s. of Richard 2nd and Sally, [born] May 10, 1813," according to Harvard Vital Records.

11.^  "James Laughton [Whitney], s. of Richard 2d and Sally, [born] Feb. 2, 1817," according to Harvard Vital Records.

12.^  "Luther Farwell [Whitney], s. of Richard 2d and Sally, [born] Mar. 8, 1819," according to Harvard Vital Records.

13.^  "Milly Pollard [Whitney], d. of Richard 2d and Sally, [born] Oct. 16, 1822," according to Harvard Vital Records.

14.^  Milly Priest monument, Harvard Center Cemetery, Harvard, MA. Online database: Find A Grave

15.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index, Batch # I008840.


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