Family:Whitney, Simeon (1766-b1801)

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Simeon6 Whitney (Joshua5, Joshua4, Joshua3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Joshua5 and Jemima (Clark) Whitney, was born 29 Aug 1766, Medway, MA,[1] and died before 1801, when his widow remarried.

He married, 13 Aug 1792, Boston, MA, Achsah Leland,[2] daughter of Joseph and Abigail (Howard) Leland. She was born 13 Oct 1771, Sherborn, MA, and died 28 or 29 Mar 1844, Holliston, MA, aged 72 years. She "wid." married secondly, 26 Nov 1801, Sherborn, MA, Asa Leland (1741-1813).[3]

No probate records have been found for him in Middlesex County, MA.

Children of Simeon6 and Achsah (Leland) Whitney (possibly incomplete):

i. Betsey7 Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1793, Sherborn, MA;[4] d. 15 Jan 1861, Bolton, MA, aged 68 years, of cancer in the nose and face;[5]; m. Levi Baker.
ii. Mime Whitney, b. 3 Feb 1797, Sherborn, MA.[6]

Census

  • 1800: not found. Boston, MA, schedules are lost. Not found in Sherborn.

References

1.^  "Simeon [Whitney], s. Joshua and Jemima, [born] Aug. 29, 1766," according to Vital Records of Medway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

2.^  "Simeon [Whitney] and Axey Leland [int. reads (Simion)(Lealand)], [married] Aug. 13, 1792," according to Registry Department of the City of Boston, A Volume of Records Relating to the Early History of Boston, Containing Boston Marriages from 1752 to 1809 (Boston, MA: Rockwell and Churchill, 1903), p. 133.

3.^  "Achsah [Whitney], wid., and Asa Lealand, [married] Nov. 26, 1801," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

4.^  "Betsey [Whitney], d. of Simeon and Achsah, [born] Jan. 22, 1793," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 149, page 210.

6.^  "Mime [Whitney], d. of Simeon and Achsah, [born] Feb. 3, 1797," according to Sherborn Vital Records.


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