Family:Whitney, Timothy (1678-a1736)

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Timothy4 Whitney (John3, John2, John1), son of John3 and Elizabeth (Harris) Whitney, was born 16 Apr 1678, Roxbury, MA,[1] and died after 1736, probably Warwick, MA.[2]

Timothy married 12 Jun 1706, Roxbury, MA, Margaret Bacon,[3] daughter of Thomas and Mary (Gamlyn) Bacon. She was baptized 14 Jan 1682/3, Roxbury, MA,[4] and died 1 Oct 1750, Newton, MA.[5]

He lived at Warwick, MA. He lived in 1728 at Newton, MA.

"Timothy Whitney went from Roxbury to Newton, and in 1728, for £615, purchased a farm and buildings of John Prentice.[6]

After 27 Nov 1736, he was listed as one of the original grantees of Gardner's Canada (later Warwick, MA), on behalf of the service of his brother John4 Whitney, who died in the expedition of 1690 to Canada under Capt. Andrew Gardner.[7]

Children of Timothy4 and Margaret (Bacon) Whitney, all born Roxbury, MA:

i. Sarah5 Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1707/8;[8] m. William Perce.
ii. Caleb Whitney, b. 2 Apr 1711;[9] m. Hannah Cheney.
iii. Moses Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1714;[10] m. Rebecca Hyde.
iv. Joseph Whitney, b. 21 Feb 1716/17;[11] m.(1) Mary Hastings; m.(2) Anna Palmer.
v. Timothy Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1720; d. young.[12]
vi. Timothy Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1721;[13] d. 8 Jul 1721, Roxbury, MA.[14]

References

1.^  "Timothy [Whitney], s. John and Elisabeth, [born] Apr. 16, 1678," according to Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1925-1926), pp. 371-373.

2.^  Theodore F. Jones, "Roster of the Expedition of 1690 to Canada," NEHGR, vol. XCIX (1945), p. 309.

3.^  "Timothy [Whitney], and Margaret Bacon, [married] June 12, 1706," according to Roxbury Vital Records, pp. 428-249.

4.^  "Margarett [Bakon], d. Tho[mas], baptized Nov. 14, 1682-3," according to Roxbury Vital Records.

5.^  "_____ [Whitney], w. Timothy, [died] Oct. 1, 1750. P.R.1.," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905, p. 515.

6.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago: 1895), p. 40.

7.^  Jones, "loc. cit.", pp. 309.

8.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. Timothy and Margaret, [born] Feb. 28, 1707," according to Roxbury Vital Records, pp. 371-373.

9.^  "Caleb [Whitney], s. Timothy and Margaret, [born] Apr. 2, 1711," according to Roxbury Vital Records, pp. 371-373.

10.^  "Moses [Whitney], s. Timothy and Margarett, [born] June 20, 1714," according to Roxbury Vital Records, pp. 371-373.

11.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. Timothy and Margarett, [born] Feb. 21, 1716. [1716-17-C.R.2.]," according to Roxbury Vital Records, pp. 371-373.

12.^  Pierce, op. cit., p. 41. There is no record of this birth in the published Roxbury Vital Records, and it may be an error for the birth of the next child.

13.^  "Timothy [Whitney], s. Timothy and Margaret, [born] Apr. 30, 1721," according to Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1925-1926), pp. 371-373.

14.^  "Timothy [Whitney], s. Timothy and Margaret, [died] July 8, 1721," according to Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1925-1926), pp. 666-667.


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