Family:Whitney, Thomas (c1694-1748)

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Thomas4 Whitney (Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Eleazer3 and Dorothy (Ross) Whitney, was born circa 1694, Watertown, MA (calculated from age at death),[1] baptized 28 Jan 1699/700, Watertown, MA, and died 22 Apr 1748, Shrewsbury, MA, in his 54th year.[2]

He married firstly, 1 Jul 1720, Watertown, MA, Hannah Smith, "both of Watertown",[3] daughter of John and Susanna (Kemball) Smith. She was born 31 Mar 1698, Watertown, MA, baptized 16 Jul 1709, Weston, MA, and died circa 1726, Watertown, MA.

He married secondly, circa 1727, Watertown, MA, Susanna -----. She was born say 1705.

She owned the covenant 31 May 1729, Watertown, MA.[4]

Pierce says the following:[5]

He was a farmer. The inventory of his estate was made May 8, 1748.

Children of Thomas4 and Hannah (Smith) Whitney, all born Watertown, MA:

i. Eleazer5 Whitney, b. 30 Nov 1720;[6] d. 1738, Watertown, MA. [This death date may be a confusion with his grandfather's.]
ii. Thomas Whitney, b. 2 Sep 1722;[7] m. Ann Gould.
iii. Hannah Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1724;[8] m. Ebenezer Sanderson.
iv. Nathan Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1726;[9] m. Abigail Marstass.

Children of Thomas4 and Susanna (-----) Whitney, both born Watertown, MA:

i. Joshua5 Whitney, b. 14 May 1728.[10]
ii. Susanna Whitney, b. 17 May 1729;[11] m. John Gilford.

References

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2.^  "Thomas [Whitney], [died] April 22, 1748, in his 54th year," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

3.^  "Thomas Whitney & Hannah Smith, b. of Watertown, m. 1 Jul 1720," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Third Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, to the End of 1737. Also Plan and Register of Burials in Arlington Street Burying Ground (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1900), volume 2, page 61.

4.^  "31 May 1729, Susanna Whitney o. c.," according to Watertown Records, Comprising East Congregational and Precinct Affairs, 1697 to 1737. Also, Record Book of the Pastors, 1686-1819 (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1906), volume 4, page 104.

5.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 52.

6.^  "Eleazer Whitney, s. Thomas & Hannah Whitney, b. 30 Nov 1720," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 82.

7.^  "Thomas Whitney, s. Thomas & Hannah Whitney, b. 2 Sep 1722," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 82.

8.^  "Hannah Whitney, d. Thomas & Hannah Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1724," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 82.

9.^  "Nathan Whitney, s. Thomas & Hannah Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1726," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 82.

10.^  "Sufanna Whitney, d. Thomas & Sufanna Whitney, b. 17 May 1729," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 102.

11.^  "Jofhua Whitney, s. Thomas & Sufanna Whitney, b. 14 May 1728," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 2, page 102.


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