Family:Whitney, William (1776-1834)

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Col. William7 Whitney (Peter6, Aaron5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Peter6 and Julia (Lambert) Whitney, was born 14 Dec 1776, Northborough, MA,[1] and died 25 Jul 1834, Northborough, MA, aged 53 years.[2]

He "Col." married, 21 Mar 1816, Northborough, MA, Zilpah Eager, of Northborough,[3] daughter of Oliver and Seraphina (Martyn) Eager. She was born 15 Nov 1787, Northborough, MA, and died 20 Feb 1832, Northborough, MA, aged 44 years.[4]

Colonel William Whitney was born in Northborough, MA, where he always resided. He was a prominent and well to do citizen; was often in town office, and for a while was colonel in the Massachusetts militia. He resided Northborough, MA.

Children of William7 and Zilpah (Eager) Whitney:

i. John Martyn8 Whitney, born 14 Oct 1816, Northborough, MA;[5] m.(1) Susan Maria Cambell; m.(2) Elizabeth Nancy Chipman.
ii. Peter Lambert Whitney, b. 23 Nov 1818, Northborough, MA;[6] m. Mary H. Smith.
iii. William Foster Whitney, b. 17 Aug 1820, Northborough, MA;[7] m. Abigail Briesler.
iv. Harrison Otis Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1822, Northborough, MA;[8] m. Ann E. Marsh.
v. Adams Whitney, b. 4 Jan 1826, Northborough, MA;[9] m. Susanna Channel Burrell.

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References

1.^  "William [Whitney], s. Rev. Peter and Julia, [born] Nov. 14, 1776," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Northborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1901).

2.^  "William [Whitney], [died] July 25, 1834, a. 53," according to Northborough Vital Records.

3.^  "Col. William [Whitney] and Zilpah Eager, [married] March 21, 1816," according to Northborough Vital Records.

4.^  "Zilpah [Whitney], w. William, [died] Feb. 20, 1832, a. 44," according to Northborough Vital Records.

5.^  "John-Martyn [Whitney], s. William and Zilpah, [born] Nov. 13, 1816," according to Northborough Vital Records.

6.^  "Peter-Lambert [Whitney], s. William and Zilpah, [born] Oct. 26, 1818," according to Northborough Vital Records.

7.^  "William-Foster [Whitney], s. William and Zilpah, [born] Aug. 17, 1820," according to Northborough Vital Records.

8.^  "Harrison-Otis [Whitney], s. William and Zilpah, [born] Apr. 6, 1822," according to Northborough Vital Records.

9.^  "Adams [Whitney], s. William and Zilpah, [born] Jan. 17, 1826," according to Northborough Vital Records.


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