Family:Whitney, Anna (1725-a1767)

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Anna5 Whitney (David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of David4 and Rebecca (Fillebrown) Whitney, daughter born 8 Aug 1725, Watertown, MA, or 9 Aug 1725, Waltham, MA.[1]

She "Hannah" married, 4 Jun 1752, Lexington, MA, Samuel Merriam,[2] son of Thomas and Tabitha (Stone) Merriam. He was born 21 Dec 1723, Lexington, MA.

Pierce says the following:[3]

ANNA [WHITNEY], b. Aug. 8, 1725; m. June 4, 1752; Samuel MERRIAM, b. Dec. 21, 1723; res. Lex. and Westminster. Mass. Ch.: Anna, b. Oct. 10, 1753; m. WARREN and HARRIS; Eunice, b. June 22, 1755; m. John FESSENDON; Samuel, b. Mar. 25, 1757; m. Elizabeth FESSENDON; Ruth, bap. Feb. 25, 1759; m. Richard GRAVES; Tabitha, bap. Dec. 28, 1760; Nathan, bap. Apr. 29, 1764; m. Abigail HOLDEN; Jonathan, bap. Feb. 22, 1767; m. Betsey HARRIS.

Children of Samuel and Anna5 (Whitney) Merriam, all born Lexington, MA:

i. Anna Merriam, b. 14 Oct 1753; d. 15 Sep 1790, Ashburnham, MA; m.(1) 3 Mar 1774, Westminster, MA, Samuel Warren; m.(2) 21 Aug 1783, Ashburnham, MA, Jacob Harris, as his second wife.
ii. Eunice Merriam, b. 6 Jul 1755; m. 16 Dec 1784, Westminster, MA, John Fessendon.
iii. Samuel Merriam, b. 27 Mar 1757; m. -- Jan 1785, Westminster, MA, Elizabeth Fessendon.
iv. Ruth Merriam, b. 25 Feb 1759; m. 30 Dec 1790, Westminster, MA, Richard Graves.
v. Tabitha Merriam, b. 28 Dec 1760; m. -- Feb 1790, Westminster, MA, Thomas Johnson.
vi. Nathan Merriam, bapt. 29 Apr 1764; m. (int. 19 Sep 1785, Westminster, MA) Abigail Holden. She m.(2) Joel6 Whitney, q.v.
vii. Jonathan Merriam, bapt. 27 Feb 1767; m. 4 Dec 1797, Gardner, MA, Betsey Harris.

References

1.^  "Anna [Whitney] [dup. Whittny], d. Da[v]id and Rebeckah, [born] Aug. 9, 1725," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904).

2.^  "Hannah [Whitney], m. Samuel Meriam, June 4, 1752," according to Lexington, Massachusetts. Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths to January 1, 1898 (Boston, MA: Wright and Potter, 1898).

3.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: 1895), p. 45.


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