Family:Whitney, Alpheus (1759-1821)

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Alpheus6 Whitney (Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Samuel5 and Abigail (Fletcher) Whitney, was born 25 Feb 1759, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 7 Mar 1821, Westminster, MA, aged 64 years [or 62 years].[2]

Marriage intentions were published 9 Feb 1792, Fitchburg, MA, for him "of Westminster" and Esther Hartwell "of Fitchburg".[3] Marriage intentions were published 26 Feb 1792, Westminster, MA, for him and Esther Hartwell "of Fitchburg".[4] He "of Westminster" married, 11 Oct 1792, Fitchburg, MA, Esther Hartwell "of Fitchburg",[5] daughter of Phineas and Mary (Peirce) Hartwell. She was born 15 Jan 1759, Fitchburg, MA, and died 7 Sep 1846, Westminster, MA, aged 87 years 7 months, of cholera morbus.[6]

Alpheus6 and Esther (Hartwell) Whitney had no children.



1.^  "Alpheas [Whitney], s. Samuel and Abigail, [born] Feb. 25, 1759," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Alpheus [Whitney], s. Lieut. Samuel and Abigail, [died] Mar. 7, 1821, a. 64 [a. 62, G.S.1.]," according to Westminster Vital Records.

3.^  "Alpheus [Whitney], of Westminster, and Esther Hartwell of Fitchburg, [marriage intentions] Feb. 9, 1792," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. II, p. 240.

4.^  "Alpheus [Whitney] and Esther Hartwell of Fitchburg, int. Feb. 26, 1792," according to Westminster Vital Records.

5.^  "Alpheus [Whitney], Mr., of Westminster, to Esther Hartwell of Fitchburg, [married] Oct. 11, 1792," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. II, p. 210.

6.^  "Esther [Whitney] [wid. Alpheus], [died] Sept. 7, 1846, a. 87y. 7m. 'Colera Morbus'," according to Westminster Vital Records.

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