Family:Whitney, Meriah (1746-?)

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Meriah5 Whitney (Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), daughter of Joseph4 and Abigail (Nutting) Whitney, was born 30 May 1746, Pepperell, MA.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 6 Jun 1777, Lunenburg, MA, for her "of Littleton" and Ebenezer Davis "of Ringe". She married, 26 Nov 1777, Townsend, MA, Ebenezer Davis "of Rindge, N.H.",[2] son of Simon and Silence (-----) Davis. He was born 20 Oct 1743, Littleton, MA. He was also known as Lt. Ebenezer Davis.

Children of Ebenezer and Meriah5 (Whitney) Davis, all born Rindge, NH:

i. Simon Davis, b. 12 Nov 1778; d. 1 Jul 1841.
ii. Ebenezer Davis, b. 10 May 1780; d. 17 Feb 1808, Acton, MA; m. 17 Sep 1801, Acton, MA, Abigail Faulkner.
iii. Sally Davis, b. 1 Nov 1781; m. 4 May 1808, Rindge, NH, Rufus Bullock.
iv. Joseph Davis, b. 15 May 1784; d. 27 Apr 1849.
v. Polly Davis, b. 14 Jul 1790; d. 11 Aug 1869, Rindge, NH; m. 27 Apr 1815, Royalston, MA, Artemas Wilson.


1.^  "Meria [Whitney], d. Joseph & Abigail, b. May 30, 1746," 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.^  "Mariah [Whitney], and Ebenezer Davis of Rindge, N.H., at Townsend, [married] Nov. 26, 1777," according to Pepperell Vital Records.

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