Mailing List:2002-03-08 10, Re: Upham, by Robert L. Ward

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From: "Robert L. Ward" <rlward1 -at-> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Upham Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2002 17:36:49 -0500 In-Reply-To: <v01550100b8ae7c7b0bca@[]> Dear WRG: At 09:53 AM 3/8/02 -0500, Janet L Kral wrote: >First to Robert Ward, what a wonderful contribution the corrections are and >what a tremendous amount of work it must have been!! Thank you! In the >several years I have working online this is without a doubt the best group >with so many "real" genealogists, I'm just an ameteur and have learned so >much from you all. Thanks for your kind words. They are greatly appreciated. >Now for my question. Before I get all excited about going to the reunion I >need to be sure I'm a real Whitney descendant. Below is what I think the >line is but the "Descendants of John Upham" by F.K. Upham p 161 has >Jonathan's wife as Polly Wilson with the same dates, no parents. Jerusha >Stone Upham and Mehitable Wilson Upham seem to be named for grandmothers if >Polly really is a Whitney. Perhaps Wilson is a mistake. > >Does anyone have access to any records that might clear this up? I would >really appreciate any help. > > >1. Jonathan UPHAM. Born on 26 Jun 1761 in Killingly,CT/Dudley, MA. Jonathan >died in Windham, VT on 15 Jul 1827; he was 66. Buried in Windham, VT. > >On 19 May 1787/1789 when Jonathan was 25, he married Polly (Mary, Molly) >WHITNEY, daughter of Joshua WHITNEY & Mehitable WILSON, in Dudley, >Worcester, MA. Born on 19 Oct 1766 in Spencer, Worcester, MA. Polly died >in Windham, VT on 14 Oct 1843; she was 76. > >They had the following children: > 2 i. Mehitable Wilson (1789-1853) > 3 ii. Roxana (1791-1855) > 4 iii. Sophia (1793-1836) > 5 iv. Jerusha Stone (1794-1849) > 6 v. Mary (Polly) (1796-1848) > 7 vi. Gardner (1798-~1898) (I have a picture of him on >his 100th birthday!) > 8 vii. Jonathan (1800-1878) > 9 viii. Asahel (1802-1833) > 10 ix. Ebenezer (1805-1876) > 11 x. Zenas (1807-1810) > 12 xi. Zenas Hervey (1811-1892) (my ancestor) > 13 xii. UNNAMED > >Thanks. See <<a href=""></a>; for the marriage record of Molly WHITNEY and Jonathan UPHAM of Thompson (CT), 10 May 1789. Her baptism is found at <<a href=""></a>;. Regards, Robert Mr. Robert L. Ward rlward -at- <a href=""></a>

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