Family:Whitney, Enoch (1756-a1820)

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Enoch6 Whitney (David5, Thomas4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of David5 and Sarah (Rugg) Whitney,[1] was born 25 Sep 1756, Harvard, MA,[2] and died after 1820.

He married 2 Sep 1780, Ashburnham, MA, Hannah Davis.[3] She was born before 1765, and apparently died after 1820.

He was in the Revolutionary war in the company from Harvard commanded by Capt. Sargent; resided Harvard, MA.

Children of Enoch6 and Hannah (Davis) Whitney:

i. Sally7 Whitney, b. 21 Feb 1780, Harvard, MA;[4] m. 1 Nov 1808, Harvard, MA, Elijah Dwinell.[5]
ii. William W. Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1785, Harvard, MA;[6] m. Betsey Farnsworth.
iii. Lydia Whitney, b. 27 Jul 1792, Harvard, MA;[7] d. 30 Jul 1863, Harvard, MA, aged 70 years 11 months 27 days, of cancer;[8] m. 22 or 23 Aug 1810, Harvard, MA, Samuel Farnsworth.[9]



1.^  His parentage is proven by his birth record.

2.^  "Enoch [Whitney], s. of David and Sarah, [born] Sept. 25, 1756," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917), p. 112.

3.^  "Enoch [Whitney] and Hannah Davis of Ashby, [married] Sept. 2, 1780. [1779, C.R.]," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Worcester: The Systematic History Fund, 1909), p. 163.

4.^  "Salley [Whitney], d. of Enoch and Hannah, [born] Feb. 21, 1780," according to Harvard Vital Records.

5.^  "Sally [Whitney] and Elijah Dwinel, [married] Nov. 1, 1808," according to Harvard Vital Records.

6.^  "William [Whitney], s. of Enoch and Hannah, [born] Feb. 27, 1785," according to Harvard Vital Records.

7.^  "Lydia [Whitney], d. of Enoch and Hannah, [born] July 27, 1792," according to Harvard Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 167, page 232.

9.^  "Lydia [Whitney] and Samuel Farnsworth, [married] Oct. 22, 1810. (Oct. 23, 1810. C.R.1.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.

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