Family:Whitney, Timothy (1743-a1810)

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Timothy5 Whitney (Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Daniel4 and Thankful (Allen) Whitney,[1] was born 25 Oct 1743, Shrewsbury, MA,[2] and died after 1810.

Timothy married, 8 Dec 1768, Shrewsbury, MA, Katherine Davenport,[3] daughter of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Thatcher) Davenport. She was born 12 Aug 1747, Shrewsbury, MA, and died 19 Aug 1831, Boylston, MA, aged 84 years.[4]

Pierce says the following:[5]

He resided in that part of Shrewsbury, subsequently incorporated as Boylston. He was in the Revolutionary war in Capt. Ezra Bemis' Company in 1777. Was one of the first selectmen and served 1786-87-88-89-90-91-92; town treasurer, 1796-97-98-99-1800-1801-1802 and assessor in 1788.

Children of Timothy5 and Katherine (Davenport) Whitney:

i. Lucy6 Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1769, Shrewsbury, MA;[6] d. 30 Oct 1845, Fitzwilliam, NH; m. 8 May 1787, Boylston, MA, Joseph Bigelow.[7]
ii. Shadrach Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1770, Shrewsbury, MA;[8] m. Sophia Martin.
iii. Levi Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1772, Shrewsbury, MA;[9] m. Rebecca Fassett.
iv. Mary Whitney, b. 2 Jan 1774, Shrewsbury, MA;[10] d. 5 May 1803, Boylston, MA, aged 30 years;[11] m. 9 Jan 1798, Boylston, MA, Nathan Hastings.[12]
v. Katharine Whitney, b. 12 Oct 1777, Shrewsbury, MA;[13] d. 20 Sep 1778, Shrewsbury, MA.[14]
vi. Katharine Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1779, Shrewsbury, MA;[15] d. 2 Apr 1804, Boylston, MA, aged 26 years.[16]
vii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. 1781, Boylston, MA; d. 22 Jul 1856, Boylston, MA, aged 76 years;[17] m. 5 Sep 1799, Boylston, MA, Thomas Hastings.[18]
viii. Timothy D. Whitney, b. 25 Jun 1783, Shrewsbury, MA;[19] "Jr." m. Rowena Brigham.
ix. John Whitney, b. 6 Apr 1785, Shrewsbury, MA;[20] m. Silence Holbrook.
x. Dennis Whitney, b. 29 May 1788, Boylston, MA;[21] d. 15 Feb 1866, Boylston, MA, aged 78 years, of palsey.[22]
xi. Persis Whitney, b. 29 May 1788, Boylston, MA;[23] m. 15 Dec 1807, Boylston, MA, Joseph Fassett.[24]

Census

42 52{Dennice Whitney 62 M} - Farmer Mass. {Persis " 62 F} - " Levi " 77 M - Farmer "

1 1 Dennis Whitney 60-69 M - Farming Mass. Persis Whitney 60-69 F - Mass.

44 50 Barnabas D. Rice 30 M - Blacksmith $500 Mass. Lydia A. " 28 F - " Ida A. " 6 F - " Attended school Daniel Newell 59 M - Blacksmith $200 - " 51 Dennis Whitney 72 M - Farmer $800 $300 " Persis Fawcett 72 F - "

108 124 Dennis Whitney 77 M " Boylston, Mass. S Laborer - - 1 1 - Persis Fawcett 77 F " Boylston, " W - - - - -

References

1.^  "Timothy [Whitney], s. Daniel and Thankful, [born] Oct. 25, 1743," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

2.^  Source of death

3.^  "Timothy [Whitney] and Katherine Davenport, [married] Dec. 8, 1768," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records.

4.^  "Catherine [Whitney], wid. Timothy, [died] Aug. 19, 1831, a. 84," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Boylston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1900).

5.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), pp. 105-106.

6.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. Timothy and Catherine, [born] March 23, 1769," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records.

7.^  "Lucy [Whitney] and Joseph Bigelow, [married] May 8, 1787," according to Boylston Vital Records.

8.^  "Shadrich [Whitney], s. Timothy and Catherine, [born] Oct. 6, 1770," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records.

9.^  "Levi [Whitney], s. Timothy and Catherine, [born] Aug. 9, 1772," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records.

10.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Timothy and Catherine, [born] Jan. 2, 1774," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records.

11.^  "Mary [Whitney] Hastings, [died] May 5, 1803, 30y, dau of Timothy and Catherine (Davenport)," according to Boylston Vital Records.

12.^  "Mary [Whitney] and Nathan Hastings, [married] Jan. 9, 1798," according to Boylston Vital Records.

13.^  "Katherine [Whitney], d. Timothy and Katherine, [born] Oct. 12, 1777," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records.

14.^  "Katharine [Whitney], d. Timothy and Katharine, [died] Sept. 20, 1778," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records. Also, "Miss Ketharine [Whitney], [died] Sept. 20, 1778, 11m., dau of Timothy and Catherine (Davenport)," and "Catharine [Whitney], [died] Sept. 21, 1778," both according to Boylston Vital Records.

15.^  "Katherine [Whitney], d. Timothy and Katherine, [born] Feb. 15, 1779," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records.

16.^  "Miss Catherine [Whitney], [died] Apr. 2, 1804, 26y., dau. of Timothy and Catherine (Davenport)," according to Burials at the Old Burial Ground, Boylston, MA.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 104, page 123.

18.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney] and Thomas Hastings, [married] Sept. 5, 1799," according to Boylston Vital Records.

19.^  "Timothy [Whitney], s. Timothy and Catherine, [born] June 25, 1783," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records.

20.^  "John [Whitney], s. Timothy and Katherine, [born] Apr. 6, 1785," according to Shrewsbury Vital Records.

21.^  "Dennis [Whitney], (twin) s. Timothy and Katherine, [born] May 29, 1788," according to Boylston Vital Records.

22.^  "Dennis [Whitney], [died] Feb. 15, 1866," according to Burials at the Old Burial Ground, Boylston, MA. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 194, page 176.

23.^  "Persis [Whitney], (twin) d. Timothy and Katherine, [born] May 29, 1788," according to Boylston Vital Records.

24.^  "Persis [Whitney] and Joseph Fasset, [married] Dec. 15, 1807," according to Boylston Vital Records.


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