Family:Whitney, Sarah (1739-1816)

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Sarah4 Whitney (Mark3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of (Mark3 and Tabitha (Mellen) Whitney, was born 12 Jun 1739, Hopkinton, MA,[1] and died 10 Oct 1816, Naples, NY.[2]

Marriage intentions for her "of Natick" and Nathan Watkins were published 17 Apr 1761, Hopkinton, MA. She married, 11 Jun 1761, Natick, MA, Nathan Watkins "of Hopkinton", son of Andrew and Thankful (Cook) Watkins. He was baptized 3 Mar 1738/9, Hopkinton, MA, and died 20 Mar 1814, Naples, NY.

She and Nathan Watkins lived at Holliston, MA.

Children of Nathan and Sarah4 (Whitney) Watkins:

i. Eunice Watkins, b. circa 1762 at Peru, MA; bapt. 15 Aug 1784, Peru, MA; m. ----- More.
ii. Mark Watkins, b. 6 Dec 1762, Hopkinton, MA; m.(1) Lydia -----; m.(2) Esther Legg.
iii. Sarah Watkins, b. 12 Oct 1766, Hopkinton, MA; m. Gilbert N. Watkins.
iv. Isaac Watkins, b. circa 1768, Hopkinton, MA; bapt. 8 Nov 1768, Hopkinton, MA; d. 1818, Leonidas, MI; m. 1793, Rachel Hooker.
v. Ann Watkins, b. 1771 at Hopkinton, MA; m. John Mower.
vi. Stephen Watkins, b. circa 1773; bapt. 15 Aug 1784, Peru, MA; d. 1858; m. 1797, Betsey Clark.
vii. Nathan Watkins, b. 2 Apr 1775, Partridgefield, MA; m. Lucy Clark.
viii. Sabra Watkins, b. circa 1778; bapt. 15 Aug 1784, Peru, MA; m. 1799, ----- Taylor.
ix. Love Watkins, b. 15 Aug 1784, Peru, MA; m. William Spears.

Census

  • 1790, Partridgefield, Berkshire Co., MA: Nathan Watkins, 3 males ove 16, 1 male 0-15, and 3 females.
  • 1800, Middletown, Ontario Co., NY: Nathan Watkins, 1 male over 45, 1 male 0-9, 1 female over 45, and 2 females 16-25.
  • 1810, Naples, Ontario Co., NY: Nathan Watkins, 1 male over 45, 1 male 16-25, and 1 female over 45.

References

1.^  Source

2.^  "Sarah [Whitney] and Nathan Wodkins (Watkins, M.R.) (of Hopkinton, int.) [married] June 11, 1761," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Natick, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).


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