Family:Whitney, Abigail (1749-1807)

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Abigail6 Whitney (James5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), daughter of James5 and Patience (Leland) Whitney, was born 11 Dec 1749, Sherborn, MA,[1] and died Jun 1807, Orange, MA.

She "of Sherborn" married, 28 Oct 1773, Sherborn, MA, Ebenezer Foskett "of Warwick",[2] son of Ebenezer and Susannah (Richardson) Foskett. He was born 6 Oct 1751, Dudley, MA, and died 29 Jun 1822, Warwick or Orange, MA. He married secondly, 24 May 1802, Hubbardston, MA, Rebecca Newton.

On 24 Mar 1764, Sherborn, MA, petition of Martha and Abigail Whitney, minors over 14, daughters of James Whitney, late of Sherborn, deceased, that Jonathan Twitchel of Sherborn be appointed guardian. On 2 Apr 1764, Sherborn, MA, Jonathan Twitchel, yeoman, of Sherborn was appointed guardian of Martha and Abigail Whitney, daughters of James Whitney, late of Sherborn, deceased, and posted bond with Jesse Morse, yeoman, of Sherborn, as surety.

Children of Ebenezer and Abigail5 (Whitney) Foskett:

i. James Foskett, b. 18 Jul 1774, Warwick, MA.
ii. Lucinda Foskett, b. 7 Jul 1776, Warwick, MA.
iii. Esther Foskett, b. 23 Nov 1778, Orange, MA.
iv. James Foskett, b. 8 Sep 1780, Orange, MA.
v. John Foskett, b. say 1782.
vi. Levi Foskett, b. 21 May 1784, Orange, MA.
vii. Ebenezer Foskett, b. 26 Jul 1786, Orange, MA.
viii. Ezra Foskett, b. 12 Oct 1789, Orange, MA.
ix. Asaph Foskett, b. 1 Jun 1790, Orange, MA.
x. Asaph Foskett, b. 1 Jun 1793, Orange, MA.
xi. Joel Foskett, b. 2 Apr 1803, Orange, MA.

References

1.^  "Abigail [Whitney], d. of James and Patience, [born] Dec. 11, 1749," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

2.^  "Abigail [Whitney] and Ebenezer Foskett of Warwick, [married] Oct. 28, 1773," according to Sherborn Vital Records. Also, "Abigail [Whitney], of Sherborn, and Ebenezer Foskett of Warwick, [married] 28 Oct 1773," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, "Massachusetts vital records", Warwick (Oxford, Massachusetts: Holbrook Research Institute, 1982-present), volume 2, page 260.


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