Family:Whitney, Lydia (1743-?)

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Lydia5 Whitney (Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), daughter of Joseph4 and Abigail (Nutting) Whitney, was born 18 Aug 1743, Groton, MA.[1]

She married, 2 Sep 1766, Pepperell, MA, Stephen Pierce.[2]

Children of Stephen and Lydia5 (Whitney) Pierce:

i. Lydia Pierce, b. 24 Jan 1768, New Ipswich, NH.
ii. Stephen Pierce, b. 4 Jan 1770, New Ipswich, NH; d. 21 Apr 1850, Peterborough, NH; m. 12 May 1801, Hannah Gordon.
iii. Olive Pierce, b. 11 Sep 1771, New Ipswich, NH; d. 29 Sep 1775, New Ipswich, NH.
iv. David Pierce, b. 22 Oct 1773, New Ipswich, NH; d. Feb 1850, Dublin, NH; m. 7 Nov 1803, NH, Hepsibah Davis.
v. Olive Pierce, b. 15 Oct 1775, New Ipswich, NH.
vi. Lucy Pierce, b. 26 Sep 1777, New Ipswich, NH.
vii. Abijah Pierce, b. 27 Aug 1779, New Ipswich, NH.
viii. Rebecca Pierce, b. 12 Jul 1782, New Ipswich, NH; d. after 1807.
ix. Nathan Pierce, b. 5 Sep 1784, Dublin, NH.
x. Joseph Pierce, b. 24 Apr 1787, Dublin, NH; d. 22 Apr 1852 or 1872, Dublin, NH; m. circa 1811, Eleanor Gordon Mitchell.


1.^  "Lydia [Whittney], d. Joseph and Abigail, [born] Aug. 18, 1743," according to Vital Records of Groton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1926-1927). Also "Lydia [Whitney], d. Joseph & Abigail, b. Aug. 18, 1743," according to George A. Rice, comp. and ed., Vital Records of Pepperell, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985).

2.^  "Lydia [Whitney], and Stephen Pierce, [married] Sept. 2, 1766," according to Pepperell Vital Records.

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