Family:Hill, Whitney (1748-1800)

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Whitney Hill (Lydia Whitney4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1, son of Isaac and Lydia4 (Whitney) Hill, was born 13 May 1748, Holliston, MA,[1] and died 26 Jul 1800, Holliston, MA,[2] aged about 52 years, "very suddenly, as he was raking hay he fainted, fell down & died in a few minutes."

He married, 4 May 1773, Holliston, MA, or 5 Aug 1773, Sherborn, MA, Rachel Daniels, daughter of Timothy and Ruth (Leland) Daniels. She was born 29 Apr 1754, Sherborn, MA, and died 7 Sep 1850.

Children of Whitney and Rachel (Daniels) Hill:

i. Hannah Hill, b. 22 May 1774, Sherborn, MA.
ii. Lona Hill, b. 20 Jun 1776, Sherborn, MA; d. 18 Oct 1844, Holliston, MA, aged 68 years 2 months 5 days, of typhus fever; m. 25 May 1796, Holliston, MA, John Clements, Jr., "of Hopkinton". She was also known as Elona Hill.
iii. Arnal Hill, b. 4 Sep 1778, Holliston, MA; m. (int. 29 Jan 1803, Holliston, MA) Levina Smith "of Bellingham."
iv. Rachel Hill, b. 13 Jun 1781, Holliston, MA; m. (int. 22 Oct 1803, Holliston, MA) 9 Nov 1803, Mendon, MA, Elijah Thayer "of Mendon".
v. Daniels Hill, baptized 6 Mar 1785, Holliston, MA; m. 29 Mar 1807, Holliston, MA, Polly Leland.
vi. Betsey Hill, b. 25 Oct 1786, Holliston, MA; m. 31 Mar 1807, Holliston, MA, James Leland.
vii. Calvin Hill, b. 14 Mar 1792, Holliston, MA.


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