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From: "Maureen" <abc -at- empire.net> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: [MAWORCES] WHITNEY Family Part 2 Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 16:14:22 -0500 ----- Original Message ----- From: "Marcia Payne" <ETexGal -at- webtv.net> To: <MAWORCES-L -at- rootsweb.com> Sent: Friday, November 01, 2002 3:07 PM Subject: [MAWORCES] WHITNEY Family Part 2 > > (IV) William WHITNEY, 3rd child of Nathaniel WHITNEY (III) was born in > Weston, Mass. on May 6, 1683. He married on May 17, 1706 to Martha > PIERCE, born Dec. 24, 1681. He died Jan. 24, 1720. He lived on the > homestead at Weston. Children of William and Martha were: > #1 William...see forward #2 Judith-Nov. 15, 1708 #3 Amity-Oct. 6, 1712 > #4 Martha-April 4, 1716, married in Sudbury on Feb. 26, 1734 to Timothy > MOSSMAN of Sudbury; #5 Samuel-May 23, 1719, married Abigail FLETCHER. > > (V) William WHITNEY, son of William WHITNEY (IV) was born in Weston, > Mass. on Jan. 11, 1707. He married in Sudbury on Sept. 10, 1735 to > Hannah HARRINGTON, who died April 30, 1740. He married (2nd) on March > 30, 1742 to Mary ( CHADWICK) PIERCE, born Oct. 6, 1713 and did Feb. 23, > 1756. He married (3rd) on Aug. 12, 1756 to Margaret SPRING. He married > (4th) on June 14, 1763 to Mrs. Sarah DAVIS of Brookline. The children of > William and Hannah were: #1 William...see forward #2 Hannah-Feb. 16, > 1737 #3 Phineas-April 23, 1740 #4 Mary baptized Dec. 17, 1742, died > young #5 Mary (second of name) born Dec. 11, 1744 and married Amos FISKE > #6 Sarah born Sept. 6, 1736 and married General Amasa DAVIS of Boston #7 > Nathaniel born May 1, 1748, died Oct. 19, 1751 #8 Joel born Dec. 22, > 1749, died Feb. 1750 #9 Susannah born Dec. 23, 1751, married Israel MEAD > #10 Abigail born Dec. 30, 1753 and married Samuel CUSTIS of Marlborough, > a physician. > > (VI) William WHITNEY, son of William WHITNEY (V) was born in Weston on > April 10, 1736. He settled in Winchendon, Mass. about 1774 and took a > leading part in the affairs of the new town. During the Revolutionary > War he was chosen on a committee to hire men for the Continental Army. > He served on other important cmmittees for the town. In 1786 he was on a > committee to erect a schoolhouse, In 1791 he was on te committee to > select the site for te new meeting house. His influence was very > important during Shay's Rebellion to support the govenment. He had one > of the best farms in his section and owned some of the best stock. He is > credited with having the best in town, and being the best judge of > cattle. He died in Winchendon on July 10, 1817. > He married on June 14, 1762 to Mary MANSFIELD of Weston, who died > Dec. 4, 1815. Children of this couple were: #1 William born in 1765, > married to Anna HEYWOOD #2 Phineas born April 1, 1766, married Phebe > STERNS and Bethiah BARRETT #3 Mary born April 10, 1773, married Oct. 7, > 1799 to Benjamin HEYWOOD,who was born Jly 10, 1773 and died Feb. 14, > 1849 and she died Oct. 1, 1862...he was town treasurer many years, their > sons Levi, Benjamin F., Walter and William were the founders ofthe great > chair manufacturing industry, which still bears their names in Gardner > ad other places; #4 Joseph born May 20, 1775, married Hannah PERLEY; #5 > Amasa, see forward #6 Sarah born Sept. 3, 1779 and married Jan.12, 1802 > to Smyrna BANCROFT #7 Luke born May 21, 1783 and married Cynthia > PARTRIDGE. > > END of PART 2 > > > ==== MAWORCES Mailing List ==== > Worcester GenWeb has many Resources > Check it out!! > <a href="http://www.rootsweb.com/~maworces">http://www.rootsweb.com/~maworces</a> > >


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