Family:Whitney, Simon (1756-1826)

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Simon6 Whitney (Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Timothy5 and Alice (Whitney) Whitney, was born 28 Jun 1756 [Pierce], or 28 Jun 175[torn], Petersham, MA, or 28 Jun 1756, Harvard, MA,[1], and died 12 Mar 1826, Petersham, MA, aged 67 years.[2]

He married 20 Mar 1783, Petersham, MA, Lucy Hammond[3] of Newton, daughter of Enoch and Lucy (Fiske) Hammond. She was born 24 Dec 1766, Newton, MA, and died 29 Jan 1847, Petersham, MA, aged 80 years 1 months 5 days.[4]

20 May 1824, Oliver and the widow Lucy were appointed executors of Simon's will. In it were mentioned, wife Lucy, sons Oliver, Lewis and John Whitney, daus. Nancy Whitney and Julia Ann Whitney, son Timothy, daus. Lucy Bryant, Betsey Bowker, sons Simon and George. He resided Petersham, MA.

Children of Simon6 and Lucy (Hammond) Whitney:

i. Oliver7 Whitney, b. 14 Aug 1783, Petersham, MA;[5] d. 10 Apr 1866, Petersham, MA, aged 82 years 7 months 26 days, of old age;[6] unmarried.
ii. Nancy Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1785, Petersham, MA;[7] d. 12 Sep 1786, Petersham, MA.[8]
iii. Nancy Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1787, Petersham, MA;[9] d. 6 Mar 1846, Petersham, MA, aged 58 years, of liver complaint;[10] unmarried.
iv. Timothy Whitney, b. 2 Apr 1789, Petersham, MA;[11] m. Lucy Bryant.
v. Lucy Whitney, b. 17 May 1791, Petersham, MA;[12] d. 15 Jan 1876, Essex, VT; m. 22 Jan 1821, Essex, VT, Amasa Bryant.[13] He was b. 18 Oct 1791; d. 12 Aug 1861; resided Essex, VT; he was a prominent citizen and farmer. Children:
a. Charlotte Eliza Bryant, b. 7 Jul 1825; m. 1 Nov 1849, Hiram R. Prate; resided Colorado Springs, CO
b. Ellen Amelia Bryant, b. 23 Jul 1834; m. 27 Nov 1856, Enoch Howe, resided Burlington, VT.
vi. Betsey Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1793, Petersham, MA;[14] m. 10 Nov 1814, Petersham, MA, John Bowker,[15] b. 10 Mar 1791; d. 22 Jan 1871. She d. 17 Jan 1844. Farmer; resided Petersham, MA. Children:
a. John Bowker, b. 5 Aug 1815; d. 6 Aug 1815.
b. Eliza Bowker, b. 27 Aug 1817; m. 2 Apr 1838, William Willard Loring; resided Barre, MA.
c. Henry Bowker, b. 8 Nov 1818; m. 19 Apr 1843, Sarah Davis; resided Greenfield, MA.
d. Laura Bowker, b. 23 Sep 1820; m. 27 Apr 1842, Dexter Cheney; resided Athol Center, MA.
e. John Bowker, b. 8 Jul 1822; d. 17 Jul 1822.
f. Ellen Bowker, b. 14 Feb 1824; m. 20 Feb 1844, John W. Bryant; resided Orange, MA.
g. Mary Bowker, b. 20 Nov 1825; d. 20 Nov 1825.
h. Lewis Bowker, b. 25 Feb 1827; d. 2 Aug 1832.
i. Amelia Bowker, b. 31 May 1829; d. 30 Jan 1831.
j. Lucia Bowker, b. 10 Jun 1831; d. 8 Dec 1837.
k. Mary Frances Bowker, b. 21 Mar 1835; d. 4 Apr 1838.
vii. Simon Whitney, b. 25 Nov 1795, Petersham, MA;[16] m. Sarah Holmes.
viii. Amory Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1797, Petersham, MA;[17] d. 12 Sep 1800, Petersham, MA.[18]
ix. George Whitney, b. 12 Feb 1800, Petersham, MA;[19] m.(1) Lucy Kellog; m.(2) Mrs. Emeline Tyler; m.(3) Mrs. Caroline Walton.
x. Lewis Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1803, Petersham, MA;[20] m. Pamelia V. Day.
xi. John Whitney, b. 11 Dec 1805, Petersham, MA;[21] m. Harriett F. Bruce.
xii. Julia Ann Whitney, b. 6 Sep 1807, Petersham, MA;[22] m. (int. 27 Aug 1830, Lancaster, MA[23]) 2 Sep 1830, Petersham, MA, Eleazer Metcalf Wilson,[24] b. 25 Jul 1804; d. 24 Dec 1890, Pembroke, NH. She d. 4 Nov 1859. Children:
a. Helen M. Wilson, b. 8 Nov 1832; resided Pembroke, NH.
b. Julia F. Wilson, b. 11 Nov 1834; m. Charles E. Eaton; resided S. Worthington St., Boston, MA; he d. 7 Oct 1886.
c. Georgiana Wilson, b. 12 Dec 1836; m. Frank P. Reed; resided Pembroke.
d. Charles E. Wilson, b. 6 May 1839; d. May 1858.
e. Catherine South Carolina Wilson, b. 3 Oct 1842; m. Frank D. Abbott; resided Concord, NH.
f. John M. Wilson, b. 26 Dec 1849; d. Dec 1883.

Notes

For a full discussion of his birthdate, see "The Children of Timothy and Alice Whitney: Names and Birthdates, by Willard S. Moore.

Census

92 116 Oliver Whitney 66 M - Farmer $2500 Massachusetts Lewis Whitney 46 M - " $600 " Permelia V. " 29 F - Vermont Lewis H. " 7/12 M - Massachusetts Elizabeth N. Day 23 F - Vermont

80 104 Oliver Whitney 71 M - Blacksmith Mass. Lewis Whitney 52 M - Laborer Mass. Permelia V. Whitney 34 F - Vermont Lewis E. Whitney 7m M - Mass. John Horen 26 M - Farmer Ireland Elizabeth H. Day 28 F - Vermont

1125 1282 Lewis Whitney 57 M - Farmer $4000 $5000 Mass. Pemelia B. " 39 F - Vt. Oliver " 76 M - " $1500 - Mass. Elisabeth H. Day 33 F - Domestic $400 Vt. Lewis E. Whitney 5 M - Mass. Attended school

71 73 Lewis Whitney 61 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Parnelia Whitney 44 F - Vermont M Housework - - - - - Lewis Edgar Whitney 10 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Lizzie N. Day 38 F - Vermont S Housework - - - - - Oliver Whitney 81 M - Massachusetts S Blacksmith - - 1 1 - George W. Cooper 19 M - Massachusetts S Farmer - - - - -

References

1.^  "Simon [Whitney], s. Timothy and Alice, [born] June 28, 175[torn][1757?]," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Petersham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904). Also, "Simon [Whitney], s. of Timothy and Alice, [born] June 28, 1756," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Simon [Whitney], [died] Mar. 12, 1824, a. 67. G.S.," according to Petersham Vital Records.

3.^  "Simon [Whitney] and Lucy Hammond, [married] Mar. 20, 1783," according to Petersham Vital Records.

4.^  "Lucy [Whitney], widow, d. Enoch and Lucy Hammond, [died] Jan. 29, 1847, a. 80y. 1m. 5d. Born in Newton, Mass.," according to Petersham Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 27, page 180.

5.^  "Oliver [Whitney], s. Simon and Lucy, [born] Aug. 14, 1783," according to Petersham Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 194, page 227.

7.^  "Nancy [Whitney], d. Simon and Lucy, [born] Apr. 29, 1785," according to Petersham Vital Records.

8.^  "Nancy [Whitney], d. Simon and Lucy, [died] Sept. 12, 1786.," according to Petersham Vital Records.

9.^  "Nancy [Whitney], d. Simon and Lucy, [born] Apr. 21, 1787," according to Petersham Vital Records.

10.^  "Nancy [Whitney], d. Simon and Lucy, [died] Mar. 6, 1846, a. 58y.," according to Petersham Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 21, page 157.

11.^  "Timothy [Whitney], s. Simon and Lucy, [born] Apr. 2, 1789," according to Petersham Vital Records.

12.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. Simon and Lucy, [born] May 17, 1791," according to Petersham Vital Records.

13.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

14.^  "Betsey [Whitney], d. Simon and Lucy, [born] Dec.19, 1793," according to Petersham Vital Records.

15.^  "Betsey [Whitney] and John Bowker, [married] Nov. 10, 1814," according to Petersham Vital Records.

16.^  "Simon [Whitney], s. Simon and Lucy, [born] Nov. 25, 1795," according to Petersham Vital Records.

17.^  "Amory [Whitney], s. Simon and Lucy, [born] Sept. 26, 1797," according to Petersham Vital Records.

18.^  "Amory [Whitney], s. Simon and Lucy, [died] Sept. 12, 1800," according to Petersham Vital Records.

19.^  "George [Whitney], s. Simon and Lucy, [born] Feb. 12, 1800," according to Petersham Vital Records.

20.^  "Lewis [Whitney], s. Simon and Lucy, [born] June 12, 1803," according to Petersham Vital Records.

21.^  "John [Whitney], s. Simon and Lucy, [born] Dec. 11, 1805," according to Petersham Vital Records.

22.^  "Julian [Whitney], d. Simon and Lucy, Sept. 6, 1807," according to Petersham Vital Records.

23.^  "Julia A., Miss, of Petersham and Mr. Eleazar M. Wilson of Lancaster, int. Aug. 27, 1830. T.R.3," according to Henry S. Nourse, ed., The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs, of Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1643-1850 (Lancaster, MA: 1890), p. 238.

24.^  "Julia A. [Whitney] and Eleazer M. Wilson of Lancaster, [married] Sept. 26, 1830," according to Petersham Vital Records.


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