Family:Whitney, Ezekiel (1795-a1835)

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Ezekiel7 Whitney (Lemuel6, Lemuel5, Lemuel4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Lemuel6 and Dorcas (Gates) Whitney, was born 15 Jun 1795, Grafton, VT,[1] and was baptized 1 Apr 1798, Stow, MA.[2]

He married, 10 Nov 1822, Boston, MA, Elizabeth Minord.[3] Her surname was more properly "Maynard". She was Betsey Taylor Maynard, daughter of Simon and Elizabeth (-----) Maynard, born 22 Aug 1800, Sudbury, MA, and died 26 Nov 1854, Clinton, MA, aged 54 years, of cancer.[4]

Children of Ezekiel7 and Elizabeth (Maynard) Whitney:

i. George Tyler8 Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1823, Wayland, MA;[5] m. Mary Stearns Withington.
ii. Ezekiel Maynard Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1828, Wayland, MA;[6] d. 7 Jun 1834, Wayland, MA.[7]
iii. Arthur S. Whitney, b. ca. 1835, Wayland, MA; m. Lucinda H. Hitchcock.


  • 1820: not found.
  • 1830: not found.
  • 1840: not found.
  • 1850: not found.


1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  "Ezekiel [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Dorcas, bp. Apr. 1, [17]98. C.R.," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

3.^  Boston Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 86, page 121.

5.^  "George Tyler [Whitney], s. Ezekiel and Elizabeth, [born] Feb. 27, 1823," according to Vital Records of Wayland, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

6.^  "Ezekiel Maynard [Whitney], s. Ezekiel and Elizabeth, [born] Nov. 27, 1828," according to WaylandVital Records.

7.^  "Ezekiel Maynard [Whitney], s. Elizabeth, [died] June 7, 1834," according to WaylandVital Records.

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