Family:Whitney, Patience (1752-1839)

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Patience6 Whitney (James5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), daughter of James5 and Patience (Leland) Whitney, was born 25 Apr 1752, Sherborn, MA,[1] and died 10 Dec 1839, Warwick, MA.

She married, 18 May 1775, Sherborn, MA, Zacheriah Barber,[2] son of Elisha and Silence (Fairbanks) Barber. He was born 17 Nov 1752, Sherborn, MA, and died 1 Jan 1822, Warwick, MA,

On 24 Mar 1764, Sherborn, MA, was recorded a petition of Patience Dammon that Jonathan Twitchel of Sherbon be appointed guardian of her daughter, Patience Whitney, under 14. On 2 Apr 1764, Sherborn, MA, Jonathan Twitchel, yeoman, of Sherborn, was appointed guardian of Patience Whitney, daughter of James Whitney, late of Sherborn, deceased, and posted bond with Jesse Morse, yeoman, of Sherborn, as surety.

Children of Zachariah and Patience5 (Whitney) Barber:

i. Esther Barber, b. 12 Apr 1776, Sherborn, MA; d. 21 Dec 1856, Oneida, NY; m. 1804, Amos Marsh.
ii. Olive Barber, b. 11 Jan 1778, Warwick, MA; d. 12 Oct 1803, Paxton, MA.
iii. Azariah Barber, b. 18 Feb 1780, Warwick, MA; d. 8 Feb 1845, Warwick, MA; m.(1) 1 Jan 1806, Orange, MA, Betsey E. Temple; m.(2) 15 Sep 1813, Orange, MA, Rhoda Temple.
iv. Elisha Barber, b. 31 Jan 1782, Warwick, MA; d. 29 Jan 1865, Warwick, MA; m. 15 Feb 1808, Esther Perry.
v. Cyrus Barber, b. 30 May 1784, Warwick, MA; d. 28 Jul 1867, Barre, MA; m. 11 Sep 1811, Caroline Babcock.
vi. Patience Whitney Barber, b. 14 Aug 1786, Warwick, MA; d. 3 Nov 1812, Warwick, MA.
vii. Martha Barber, b. 28 Nov 1788, Warwick, MA; d. 12 Sep 1791, Warwick, MA.
viii. Ebenezer Barber, b. 27 Feb 1791, Warwick, MA; d. 29 Sep 1879, Orange, MA; m. 5 Jul 1814, Lucinda A. Sawyer.
ix. Abigail Barber, b. 1 Mar 1795, Warwick, MA; d. 30 Jul 1848, Warwick, MA.


1.^  "Patience [Whitney], d. of James and Patience, [born] Apr. 25, 1752," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

2.^  "Patience [Whitney] and Zacheriah Barbar, [married] May 18, 1775," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

Copyright © 2012, Robert L. Ward and the Whitney Research Group.