Family:Whitney, David (1717-b1739)

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David5 Whitney (Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Benjamin4 and Sarah (Barrett) Whitney, was born 21 Jan 1716/7, Marlborough, MA,[1] or 21 Jun 1717, Marlborough, MA, and died before 1739.[2]

David married, before 1736, Mercy Goodnow, daughter of Edmund and Rebecca (Graves) Goodnow. She was born 13 Mar 1715, Sudbury, Massachusetts. She married secondly, 1 Mar 1738/9, Sudbury, MA, Joseph "Wooly". Joseph Woolley, son of Thomas and Mary (Chamberlain) Woolley, was born 23 Jan 1699/1700, Concord, MA, and died about 1783, possibly at Princeton, MA.

Both owned the covenant on 20 Jun 1736, Hollis Street Church, Boston, MA.[3]

Only his son Silas was mentioned in the will of his brother Job Whitney, 24 Mar 1761, Cambridge, MA.

Children of David5 and Mercy (Goodnow) Whitney:

i. Silas6 Whitney, bapt. 20 Jun 1736, Hollis Street Church, Boston, MA;[4] m. Jane Pearson.
ii. David Whitney, bapt. 29 May 1737, Hollis Street Church, Boston, MA.[5]

Children of Joseph and Mercy (Goodenow)(Whitney) Woolley:

i. Lucy Woolley, b. 27 Jul 1739, Holden, MA; m. Jabez Stratton.
ii. Rebecca Woolley, b. 3 Jun 1741, Holden, MA; d. 12 Mar 1789.
iii. Joseph Woolley, b. 6 Jun 1743, Holden, MA; m. Susanna -----, or Sally -----.
iv. David Woolley, b. ca. 1744; d. 4 or 6 Mar 1834, aged 90, Princton, MA; m. 16 Jun 1774, Bedford, MA, Sarah Porter.
v. Mary Woolley, b. ca. 1750; m. (int. 15 Aug 1783), Princeton, MA, William Marshall, Jr.


1.^  "David [Whitne] [Whitney, C.R.], s. Benjamin and Sarah, [born] Jan. 21, 1716/17," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1908).

2.^  His death was before his widow's remarriage.

3.^  "Whitney, David, cov. June 20, 1736," and "Whitney, Mercy, cov. June 20, 1736," according to Hollis Street Church Records, Boston, MA. Also, [[Archive:NEHGR, Volume 163|Chase, Douglas W, and Stanley L. Johnson, "William Marshall of Billerica, Bedford, Concord, and Holden, Massachusetts," NEHGR, Volume 163 (2009), pp. 183-191, at 189.

4.^  "Whitney, Silas, d. David and Mercy, bp. Dec. 16, 1736," according to Hollis Street Church Records, Boston, MA.

5.^  "Whitney, David, s. David and Mercy, bp. May 29, 1737," according to Hollis Street Church Records, Boston, MA.

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