Family:Whitney, Caleb (1711-1764)
On 11 Jun 1764, Newton, MA, Caleb Whitney, cordwainer of Newton, was appointed administrator of the estate of his father, Caleb Whitney, late of Newton, deceased, and posted bond, with Joseph Whitney, yeoman, and Moses Whitney, yeoman, both of Newton, as sureties.
On 22 Jun 1764, Newton, MA, his inventory was taken by Thomas Greenwood, Ebenezer Parker, and Thomas Marceonn[?].
On 14 May 1765, Newton, MA, an adminstration account was recorded.
His two sons served in the Revolutionary army in a company raised in Newton.
Children of Caleb5 and Hannah (Cheney) Whitney, all born Newton, MA:
i. Hannah6 Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1736/7; m. 19 Nov 1771 or 1772, Newton, MA, Nathaniel Parker. ii. Caleb Whitney, b. 17 Jun 1740; m. Elizabeth Hyde. iii. Sarah Whitney, b. 23 Oct 1743; d. 1771; m. 26 Apr 1769, Newton, MA, James Richards, Jr., son of James and Mary (Flagg) Richards. iv. Thaddeus Whitney, b. 10 Jul 1747; m. Temperance Hyde.
1.^ "Caleb [Whitney], s. Timothy and Margaret, [born] Apr. 2, 1711," according to Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1925-1926), pp. 371-373.
2.^ Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Probate Records, file #24,613.
4.^ "Hanah [Chene, dup. Hannah Cheney], d. Joseph and Sarah, [born] June 13, 1711," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905), p. 33.
5.^ Her parentage is proven by her birth record.
6.^ Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Probate Records, file #24,613.