Family:Whitney, Stephen (1771-1811)

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Stephen6 Whitney (Stephen5, John4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Stephen5 and Relief (Stearns) Whitney, was born 25 Jan 1771, Lunenburg, MA,[1] and died 16 Sep 1811, Westminster, MA, aged 40 years.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 10 Oct 1802, Lunenburg, MA, for him "Junr." "of Lunenburg" and Sally Dexter.[3] He married, 7 Nov 1802, Leominster, Sally Dexter,[4] of Marlborough. She was born 14 Oct 1778, and died 28 Mar 1846. She "Wid." married secondly, 10 Jul 1814, Leominster, MA, Capt. Calvin Hale.[5] She had two children by her second marriage, Charles B. Hale and Maria S. Hale.

He was born in Lunenburg, but at the time of his decease had for 4 years been a resident of Westminster, where he was associated in business in a country store with Joseph Whitman. He also kept tavern, and the two, store and tavern, were connected. He resided Lunenburg and Westminster, MA.

Children of Stephen6 Whitney:

i. William Dexter7 Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1803, Lunenburg, MA;[6] m. Harriet Hawks.
ii. Eliza Dexter Whitney, b. 19 Jun 1805, Lunenburg, MA;[7] m. 28 Mar 1824, Leominster, MA, Augustus Pierce,[8] b. 29 Dec 1795; d. 27 Apr 1830. She d. 20 Jan 1857.
Ch.: Theodore W. Pierce, b. 6 Nov 1824; m. 26 Oct 1847, Laura A. Peasley, East Weare, NH; resided at 58 Amherst St., Nashua, NH; Fidelia Pierce, b. 19 Aug 1826; m. Roxbury, MA, John H. Hawes; d. 19 Jun 1877. She d. 19 July 1878.
iii. Sally Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1807, Lunenburg, MA;[9] resided 420 Washington St., Dorchester, MA; d. 10 Sep 1896, Leominster, MA, aged 89 years 8 months, of old age;[10] unmarried.
iv. Susannah Whitney, b. 20 Aug 1809, Westminster, MA;[11] m. 19 Apr 1829, Leominster, MA, Emerson Hills,[12] b. 7 Mar 1804; d. 3 Feb 1879; resided Leominster, MA.
Ch.: Junette, b. 4 Jun 1881; m. 12 Oct 1853, ----- Years; resided Leominster.
v. Emily Stevens Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1812, Westminster, MA;[13] d. 12 Jul 1812, Leominster, MA, aged 6 months, of lung fever.[14]

Census

325 661 L. Cunningham 60 F - Ms. Sally Whitney 40 F - " Louisa Hunting 22 F - " Prentiss Whitney 60 M -

Daughter Sally is living with her aunt, Lucretia (Whitney) Cunningham.

407 709 Lucretia Cunningham 69 F - Mass. Harriet A. Cunningham 18 F - " Sally Whitney 35 F - " Caroline O. Howe 31 F - " 710 Geo. R. Wiswall 77 M - Master Mariner " Rebecca " 36 F - " Paulina " 50 F - "

Daughter Sally is living with her aunt, Lucretia (Whitney) Cunningham.

466 571 Lucretia Cunningham 75 F - Mass. Sallie Whitney 50 " - Milliner " Lucy Chandler 35 " - Tailoress " 572 Nathl. F. English 38 M - Provisions " Rebecca " 35 F - Ireland John T. " 17 M - Ill. Nathl. F. " 15 " - Clerk " Attended school Fred. F. " 9 " - Mass. Attended school Rebecca F. " 5 F - " Benj. F. " 2 M - "

Daughter Sally is living with her aunt, Lucretia (Whitney) Cunningham.

852 1492 Isaiah Paine 36 M - Mass. M Clerk - - 1 1 - Jane R. " 30 F - Eng. " - - - - - Elizabeth B. " 11 " - Mass. S - - - - - Josephine R. " 8 " - " " - - - - - Francis H. " 5 " - " " - - - - - 1493 R. C. Pond 49 " - " M None - - - - - 1494 Lucretia Cunningham 78 F - Mass. W Milliner - - - - - Sally Whitney 54 " - " S " - - - - -

Daughter Sally is living with her aunt, Lucretia (Whitney) Cunningham.

1977 2002 Paine, Isaiah, Jr. 42 M W Clerk Dry Goods (Ret) Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane R. 35 F W Keeping house England Parents foreign born -----, Eliza B. 16 F W Attending school Mass. Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Josepha R. 14 F W Attending school " Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Frances H. 12 F W Attending school " Mother foreign born, Attended school 2003 Handley, James 52 M W Clerk in Hotel England Parents foreign born -----, Anna 57 F W At home " Parents foreign born 2004 Whitney, Sally 62 F W Bonnet Blachery Mass.

Charles J. LINCOLN 36 Self M M W MA Teacher MA MA Lucy E. LINCOLN 34 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Marion W. LINCOLN 6 Dau F S W MA MA MA Maud W. LINCOLN 4 Dau F S W MA MA MA Sally WHITNEY 73 Oth F S W MA Straw Worker MA MA Katie BURKE 21 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE

References

1.^  "Stephen [Whitney], s. Stephen and Relief, [born] Jan. 25, 1771," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Early Records of the Town of Lunenburg, Massachusetts, Including That Part Which is Now Fitchburg, 1719-1764 (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1896), volume 1, page 245.

2.^  "Stephen [Whitney], h. Sally, [died] Sept. 16, 1811, a. 40," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

3.^  "Stephen [Whitney], Junr., of Lunenburg, and Sally Dexter of Leominster, int. Oct. 10, 1802," according to Lunenburg Vital Records, volume 3, page 95.

4.^  "Stephen [Whitney] [jr. in int.] of Lunenburg and Sally Dexter, [married] Nov. 7, 1802," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Leominster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (n.d.).

5.^  "Wid. Sally [Whitney] and Capt. Calvin Hale, [married] July 10, 1814," according to Leominster Vital Records.

6.^  "William Dexter [Whitney], s. Stephen, Junr., and Salley, [born] July 20, 1803," according to Lunenburg Vital Records, volume 3, page 273.

7.^  "Eliza Dexter [Whitney], d. Stephen, Junr., and Salley, [born] June 19, 1805," according to Lunenburg Vital Records, volume 3, page 273.

8.^  "Eliza [Whitney] and Augustus Pierce, [married] Mar. 28, 1824," according to Leominster Vital Records.

9.^  "Sally [Whitney], d. Stephen and Sally, [born] Feb. 10, 1807. At Lunenburg," according to Westminster Vital Records.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 465, page 650.

11.^  "Susannah [Whitney], d. Stephen and Sally, [born] Aug. 20, 1809," according to Westminster Vital Records.

12.^  "Susan [Whitney] and Emerson Hills, [married] Apr. 19, 1829," according to Leominster Vital Records.

13.^  "Emula Stephens [Whitney], d. Stephen and Sally, [born] Jan. 20, 1812," according to Westminster Vital Records.

14.^  "_____ [Whitney], ch. wid. Sarah, [died] July 12, 1812, a. 6m. Lung fever," according to Leominster Vital Records.


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