Family:Whitney, Sarah (1746-a1774)

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Sarah5 Whitney (Elnathan4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), daughter of Elnathan4 and Sarah (Perry) Whitney, was born was born 13 Feb 1745/6, Waltham, MA.[1]

She married, 16 Nov 1769, Upton, MA, James Watkins.[2] He was born circa 1745, possibly Upton, MA.

On 14 Apr 1760, Waltham, MA, Jonas Dix, yeoman, of Waltham, was appointed guardian of Elnathan and Sarah, minor children of Elnathan Whitney late of Waltham, over 14 years, and posted bond, with Jonas Smith, Jr., surety.Children of James and Sarah5 (Whitney) Watkins:

i. Annis Watkins, b. 2 Nov 1770, Upton, MA.
ii. Sabra Watkins, b. 10 Nov 1772, Townshend, VT.
iii. Thaes Watkins, b. 9 Mar 1774, Townshend, VT.


1.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. Elnathan and Sarah, [born] Feb. 13, 1745-6," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904).

2.^  "Sarah [Whitney] and James Watkins, [married] Nov. 16, 1769," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

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