Family:Whitney, Alexander (1751-a1790)

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Alexander5 Whitney (Eleazer4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Eleazer4 and Mary (Grow) Whitney, was born 2 Jul 1751, Westborough, MA,[1] and died 17 Dec 1791, Henniker, NH, in the 41st year of his age.[2] He is buried in the First Burial Yard, Henniker, NH.

Marriage intentions were published 13 Jul 1776, Hopkinton, MA, for him "of Westborough" and Lois Carroll.[3] He married, 1 Aug 1776, Hopkinton, MA, Lois Carroll "of Hopkinton",[4] daughter of Benjamin and Mary (Knowlton) Carril. She was baptized 7 Jul 1751, Hopkinton, MA. She was also known as Lois Carryl.

He lived in 1776 at Henniker, NH.

Pierce says the following:[5]

He served in the Revolutionary war in the Westboro company, commanded by Capt. WHEELOCK.

Children of Alexander5 and Lois (Carroll) Whitney, all born Henniker, NH:

i. Eleazer6 Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1777;[6] m. Alice Peabody.
ii. Molly Whitney, b. 21 May 1779.[7]
iii. Lois Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1781;[8] d. 31 Dec 1862, Henniker, NH, aged 81 years 10 months; bur. First Burial Yard, Henniker, NH.
iv. Hannah Whitney, b. 13 Jan 1783;[9] d. 23 Nov 1828; m. 26 Apr 1808, Henniker, NH, Abel Connor.[10]
v. Sarah Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1785;[11] said m. ----- Perry.
vi. Phebe Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1787;[12] m. 17 Nov 1807, Henniker, NH, Thomas Davis.[13]
vii. Alexander Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1789;[14] m. Lydia Foster.
viii. Stephen Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1792 (twin);[15] m. Sarah Bailey.
ix. Cynthia Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1792 (twin); d. 27 Apr 1816.

Census

References

1.^  "Alexander [Whitney], s. Eleazer and Mary, [born] July 2, 1751," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

2.^  [www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?GRid=32291245& Find-A-Grave Memorial #32291245].

3.^  "Alexander [Whitney], of Westborough, and Lois Carryl, int. 13 Jul 1776 [m. 1 Aug C.R.2]," according to Vital Records of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

4.^  "Alexander [Whitney] and Lois Carryl of Hopkinton, [married] Aug. 1, 1776. In Hopkinton," according to Westborough Vital Records.

5.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 93.

6.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

7.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

8.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

9.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

10.^  "Hannah Whitney & Abel Connor, m. 26 Apr 1808, Henniker, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

11.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

12.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

13.^  "Phoebe Whitney & Thomas Davis, m. 17 Nov 1807, Henniker, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

14.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

15.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.


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