Family:Whitney, Simon (1795-1846)

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Simon7 Whitney (Simon6, Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Simon6 and Lucy (Hammond) Whitney, was born 25 Nov 1795, Petersham, MA,[1] and died 24 Jan 1846, Hingham, MA [or Scituate, MA], aged 49 years 1 month 29 days, of smallpox.[2]

He married, 7 Aug 1822, Duxbury, MA, Sarah Holmes,[3] daughter of John and Polly (Holmes) Holmes. She was born 28 Aug 1805, Duxbury, MA, and died 14 Jan 1869, North Bridgewater, MA, aged 63 years 4 months 16 days, of dropsy of the bowels.[4] She married secondly, 30 Mar 1851, Provincetown, MA, Henry Dyer, as his second wife,[5] son of David and Martha (Knowles) Dyer, born 14 Nov 1794, Truro, MA, and died 20 Dec 1884, Provincetown, MA.

He resided Duxbury and Scituate, MA.

Children of Simon7 and Sarah (Holmes) Whitney:

i. Lucy H.8 Whitney, b. 7 Jun 1823, Duxbury, MA; [6] d. 17 Dec 1823, Duxbury, MA, aged 3 months 5 days, Duxbury, MA.[7]
ii. John H. Whitney, b. 1 May 1827, Duxbury, MA;[8] d. 5 Oct 1827, Duxbury, MA, aged 5 months 5 days.[9]
iii. George Reddington Whitney, b. 27 May 1829, Duxbury, MA;[10] m. Pauline B. Hilliard.
iv. Julia W. Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1832, Duxbury, MA;[11] m. 19 Nov 1848, Duxbury, MA, Judah Alden, 23, mariner, son of Briggs and Hannah (-----) Alden, born about 1825.[12]

Census

133 177 Sarah Whitney 42 F - $800 Mass. Judah Alden 24 M - Mariner " Julia W. " 18 F - "

References

1.^  "Simon [Whitney], s. Simon and Lucy, [born] Nov. 25, 1795," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Petersham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

2.^  "Simon [dup. Simeon] [Whitney], m., teacher music [dup. [h. Sarah], small pox], Jan. 25, 1847. [Simon [h. Sarah], Jan. 24, 1846, a. 49y. 1m. 29d., G.R.3.]," according to Vital Records of Duxbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911). Also, "Simeon [Whitney], m., painter, small pox, [died] Jan. 24, 1846, a. 49. [Mr. Whitney of Duxbury, Jan 25., C.R.1.]," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1909). 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 116.

3.^  "Samuel [Whitney] and Sarah Holmes, Aug. 7, 1822.* [Simon, C.R.1.]," according to Duxbury 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 221, page 328.

5.^  "Sarah [_____] [Whitney], w. Simeon, w. Henry Dyer, [born] Aug. 28, 1805, G.R.3," according to Duxbury 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 54, page 13.

6.^  "Lucy H. [Whitney], ch. Simeon and Sarah, [born] June 7, 1823," according to Duxbury Vital Records.

7.^  "Lucy H. [Whitney], ch. Simeon and Sarah, [died] Sept. 17, 1823. [ch. Simon and Sarah, a. 3m. 5d., G.R.3]," according to Duxbury Vital Records.

8.^  "John H. [Whitney], ch. Simeon and Sarah, [born] May 1, 1827," according to Duxbury Vital Records.

9.^  "John H. [Whitney], ch. Simeon and Sarah, [died] Oct. 5, 1827. [ch. Simon and Sarah, a. 5m. 5d. G.R.3]," according to Duxbury Vital Records.

10.^  "George R. [Whitney], ch. Simeon and Sarah, [born] May 27, 1829," according to Duxbury Vital Records.

11.^  "Julia W. [Whitney], ch. Simeon and Sarah, [born] Feb. 23, 1832," according to Duxbury Vital Records.

12.^  "Julia W. [Whitney], 16, d. Simon and Sarah, and Judah Alden, 23, mariner, s. Briggs and Hannah, [married] Nov. 19, 1848," according to Duxbury 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 38, page 188.


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