Family:Whitney, Samuel (1764-1825)

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Samuel6 Whitney (Aaron5, Elnathan4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Aaron5 and Margaret (Cornet) Whitney, was born 23 May 1764, Uxbridge, MA, and died 1825, Jamaica, VT.

He "of Jamaica" married firstly, 10 Jan 1793, Putney, VT, Eunice Wellman,[1] parentage unknown.

He married secondly, about 1805, Martha Parmenter, daughter of Reuben and Martha (Mossman) Parmenter. She was born 25 July 1772, Princeton, MA.

He resided Jamaica, VT.

Children of Samuel6 and Eunice (Wellman) Whitney:

i. Eunice7 Whitney, b. 25 Jun 1794, Jamaica, VT; d. s. p.
ii. Samuel Whitney, b. 3 May 1796, Jamaica, VT; d. s. p.
iii. Aaron Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1800, Jamaica, VT; m. Esther Maynard.
iv. Olive Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1803, Jamaica, VT; d. 23 Apr 1882, Southbridge, MA, aged 73 years, of pneumonia; unmarried.[2]

Children of Samuel6 and Martha (Parmenter) Whitney:

v. Reuben Parmenter Whitney, b. 25 Apr 1806, Jamaica, VT; m.(1) Rachel Ann Pierce; m.(2) Hannah Williams Wilson; m.(3) Mary Wallace.
vi. Hannah Whitney, b. 24 May 1810, Jamaica, VT; d. unmarried
vii. Joseph Whitney, b. 25 Apr 1814, Jamaica, VT; died s. p.

Census

99 128 James Taylor 35 M - Factory England Sarah Ann " 25 F - " Elizabeth Ann " 1/12 F - Mass. 129 Fenner S. Hopkins 37 M - Factory R.I. Alatheia R. " 34 F - Conn. Caroline L. " 15 F - Mass. Orrin S. " 13 M - " Attended school Charles W. " 1 M - " 130 John Jefferson 59 M - Farmer $15000 " Olive Whitney 43 F - Vt. John Sullivan 30 M - Farmer Ireland Illiterate

341 352 John Jefferson 61 M - Manufacturer $3500 $12000 Mass. Olive Whitney 55 F - "

358 411 Whitney, Olive 64 F W Keeping House Vt. 412 Bacon, John 60 M W Carpenter $2500 $850 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sabra 54 F W House keeper " -----, Luther 23 M W In Cotton Mill " Male citizen over 21 Terrell, Eunice 11 F W At School " Attended school

  • 1880: not found.

Notes

Pierce incorrectly lists Samuel as the son of Silas Whitney. However, this man's son Samuel was still residing in Clarendon, VT in 1800.

References

  • Putney, VT, VR
  • Census records.

1.^  Putney, Vermont, Vital Records. Also Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 339, page 430.


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