Family:Whitney, Samuel (s1731-a1768)

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Samuel Whitney, parentage unknown, was born say 1731, and died after 1768.

Intentions of marriage were published 5 May 1754, Barnstable, MA, for "Samuell Whitne" and Mehitable Roben. He "Samll. Whitney" married, 10 Oct 1754, Barnstable, MA, Mehitable Robin, by John Thatcher, J.P.

Nothing is known of their ancestries, births, or deaths.

Children of Samuel and Mehitable (Robin) Whitney:

i. Joseph Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1764, Yarmouth, MA.
ii. Stephen Whitney, b. 31 Oct 1768, Yarmouth, MA.


1.^  "persons published in order for mariag by Robert Davis town Clerk: 1754 . . . Samuell whitne and mehitable Roben may 5," according to George Ernest Bowman, "Barnstable, Mass., Vital Records," Mayflower Descendant, vol. XXVII (1925), p. 9.

2.^  "Octor. 10 1754. Samll. Whitney & Mehtiable* Robin Married Pr. John Thacher Just. of ye peace [*Evidently a mistake of the town clerk, for 'Mehitable'," according to Bowman, George Ernest, "Barnstable, Mass., Vital Records," Mayflower Descendant, vol. XXV (1923), p. 150.

3.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. Samuel and Mehetable, [born] Sept. 10, 1764," according to Robert M. Sherman, and Ruth W. Sherman, Vital Records of Yarmouth, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 ([Providence?], RI: Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Rhode Island, 1975), vol. 1, p. 229.

4.^  "Stephen [Whitney], s. Samuel and Mehetable, [born] Oct. 31, 1768," according to Yarmouth Vital Records, vol. 1, p. 229.

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