Family:Whitney, Hannah (1724-?)

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Hannah5 Whitney (Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), daughter of Thomas4 and Hannah (Smith) Whitney,[1] was born 17 Jul 1724, Watertown, MA[2].

She married firstly, 28 Mar 1745, Leicester, MA, Ebenezer Sanderson,[3] son of John and Hannah (Stratton) Sanderson. He was born 29 Sep 1716, Watertown, MA.

She married secondly, 1772, Benjamin Dix. He was born about 1711.

Children of Ebenezer and Hannah5 (Whitney) Sanderson, all born Leicester, MA:

i. Hannah Sanderson, b. 7 Jun 1747.
ii. Ebenezer Sanderson, b. 5 Mar 1748.
iii. Hezekiah Sanderson, b. 4 Mar 1750.
iv. Phebe Sanderson, b. 13 Oct 1754.
v. Israel Sanderson, b. 6 Nov 1755.
vi. Phebe Sanderson, b. 10 Nov 1757.

Benjamin and Hannah5 (Whitney)(Sanderson) Dix had no known children.


1.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record.

2.^  "Hannah Whitney, d. Thomas & Hannah Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1724," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the Third Book of Town Proceedings and the Second Book of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, to the End of 1737. Also Plan and Register of Burials in Arlington Street Burying Ground (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1900), volume 2, page 82.

3.^  "Hannah [Whitney] and Ebenezer Sanderson, [married] Mar. 28, 1745," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Leicester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

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