Mailing List:2003-08-12 04, Re: Watertown VR problems, can't identify them. Helpplease, by Whitney Keen

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From: Whitney Keen <wkeen -at- inksite.com> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Watertown VR problems, can't identify them. Helpplease Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 11:35:22 -0400 References: <17b.1e4733d7.2c69dc93@aol.com> I apologize for the slapdash methodolgy of my illustrious ancestor. I don't think my family information is listed yet on the web page -- at least I didn't see it there. Thanks for the insight into some of the personal ideosyncracies of my ancestor. Whitney Keen ALLAGREEN -at- aol.com wrote: >Dear WRG'ers: > >In the latter part of the 18th Century, one of our illustrious Whitney >ancestors was Clerk of the town of Watertown, one Nathaniel Ruggles Whitney. In >many of the marriages listed below he neglected to give enough thought to his >posterity, and thus listed many of the women by familiar names like Sally, Polly, >Betsy and Sukey. This makes them difficult to link into the existing >collections of families. I list them below in the hopes that someone among our group >will recognize one or more and assist me with their identification. > >Allan E. Green >******************************************** > >Phinehas Jennison Junr was married to Sally Whitney both of Watertown on the >22d Day of July 1792. WatertownVR, Bk. II, p. 182 > >John Dudley of Lincoln was married to Polly Whitney of Watertown on the 29th >Day of August 1793. Ditto, p. 183 > >Isaac Taylor of Acton was married to Betsy Whitney of Watertown on the 20th >Day of October 1793. Ditto, p. 183 > >Jeremiah Knowlton and Sukey Whitney both of Watertown were joined in Marriage >on the 13th of April 1800. Ditto, p. 195 > >Zaccheus Pond was married to Esther Whitney both of Watertown on the 9th of >October 1806. Ditto, p. 197 >(Esther, born 1775 in Stow, Middlesex; Esther, born 1783 in Upton, Worcester; >Esther christened 1767, Natick, Middlesex; Esther born 1766, Brookfield, >Worcester; Esther born 1778 in Ashford, Windham, CT -- or still another Esther who >does not appear in my collection?) > >Joel Smith Junr was married to Maria Whitney both of Watertown on the 11th of >May 1807. Ditto, p. 198. > >John Hunting was married to Sally Whitney both of Watertown on the 19th of >April 1807. Ditto, p. 198. (I have too many possibles, none from Watertown!) > >John Bell & Mary Whitney both of Watertown were Married July 20th, 1817. >Ditto, p. 214 (Again, too many possibilities, none seem to be from Watertown) > >Jonathan Whitney Junr. of Watertown & Abigail Hammond of Newton were Married >Sepr. 14th 1817. Ditto, p. 215. (Could this be the Jonathan Whitney Jr. b. >Watertown 1769, m. Lucy Park of Lincoln, Middlesex, MA in 1793? Have not found >a death for this Lucy prior to 1817.) > >Moses Whitney Jr. & Hannah Eustis both of Watertown were married January 29, >1821. Ditto, p. 222. (Still not obvious, and in Watertown) > >BTW, by this time Nathaniel R. Whitney is a Justice of the Peace and both >William Whitney and Nathaniel R. Whitney Jr. are Clerks. > >My devout hope is that some of these will be easily recognized, without >significant effort. A heartfelt thank you for any assistance is tendered in >advance. > >Happy Hunting! > >Allan E. Green > > >


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