Family:Whitney, Leonard (1794-1825)

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Leonard Whitney (Lemuel), son of Lemuel and Mary (Woods) Whitney, was born 12 Mar 1794, Orange, MA,[1] and died 26 Dec 1825, Medfield, MA.[2]

He married, 1 Sep 1822, Boston, MA, Achsah Cole,[3] daughter of Asa and Sarah (Kingsbury) Cole. She was born 1 Sep 1798, Medfield, MA.

The death record of Adrial L. Whitney from Union, Maine says that his father's name was Leonard Whitney, born Orange, MA, and his mother was Achsah Cole, born Medfield, MA.[4]

Children of Leonard and Achsah (Cole) Whitney:

i. Adrial L. Whitney, b. ca. 1826, Medfield, MA.


His widow may be the "Miss" Achsa Whitney who m. 12 Sep 1827, Boston, MA, John Chase.[5]


Leonard is not expected to be found in census records as a head of household. Achsah may have remarried, or may have died.


1.^  "Leonard [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Mary, [born] Mar. 12, 1794. In Orange," according to Royalston Vital Records

2.^  "Leonard [Whitney], [died] Dec. 26, 1825, a. 32," according to Vital Records of Medfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903).

3.^  Boston, Massachusetts, Vital Records.

4.^  Maine Death Records, 1617-1922, Augusta, ME: Maine State Archives

5.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.

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