Family:Whitney, Mehetable (1718-b1768)

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Mehetable4 Whitney (Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Jonathan3 and Susannah (Fairbanks) Whitney, was born 27 Dec 1718, Sherborn, MA,[1],and died before Dec 1768.[2]

Mehetable married, 26 Jun 1746, Holliston, MA, David Cutler,[3] son of Jonathan and Abigail (Gale) Cutler. He was born 7 Oct 1721, Framingham, MA, and died 4 Apr 1783, Milford, MA. He married secondly, 28 Dec 1768, Joanna Cheney.

Pierce says the following:[4]

MEHITABLE [WHITNEY], b. Dec 27, 1719; m. David CUTLER; res. Mil. She d. bef. 1768. Ch.: Jonathan, b. June 23, 1747; Abigail, b. Oct 11, 1749; Susanna, b. July 11, 1752; Nathan, b. Feb 22, 1755; m. Ruth NELSON; David, b. Aug 22, 1757; m. Esther EVANS; Mehitable, b. May 8, 1762; m. Nathaniel FLAGG.

Children of David and Mehetable4 (Whitney) Cutler, all born Mendon, MA:

i. Jonathan Cutler, b. 23 Jun 1747; m.(1) Mary Rawson; m.(2) Betty Cummings.
ii. Abigail Cutler, b. 11 Oct 1749; bapt. 15 Oct 1749, Milford, MA.
iii. Susanna Cutler, b. 11 Jul 1752; bapt. 12 Jul 1752, Milford, MA.
iv. Nathan Cutler, b. 22 Feb 1755; m. Ruth Nelson.
v. David Cutler, b. 22 Aug 1757; m. Esther Evans.
vi. Mehetabel Cutler, b. 8 May 1762; m. Nathaniel Flagg.


1.^  "Mehetable [Whitney], d. of Jonathan and Susanna, [born] Dec. 27, 1718," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

2.^  Source

3.^  "Mehetabel [Whitney] and David Cutler, [married] June 26, 1746.* [Mehitabel, M.R.]," according to Vital Records of Holliston, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908).

4.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: 1895), p. 38.

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