Family:Whitney, Bethia (1727-1822)

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Bethia4 Whitney (Joshua3, Benjamin2, John1) daughter of Joshua3 and Hannah (Rockett) Whitney,[1] was born 24 Feb 1726/7, Mendon, MA,[2] and died 22 Jul 1822, Medway, MA.

She married, 1 Oct 1750, Wrentham, MA, Thomas Jones,[3] son of Thomas and Esther (Richardson) Jones, both "of Medway". He was born 29 May 1729, Medway, MA, and died 7 Feb 1802, Medway, MA.

Children of Thomas and Bethia4 (Whitney) Jones all b. at Medway, MA:

i. Bethiah Jones, b. 1 Dec 1751; m. George Barber.
ii. Elizabeth Jones, b. 9 Nov 1753; m. Simeon Richardson.
iii. Simpson Jones, b. 7 Apr 1756; m.(1) Abigail Hamant; m.(2) Mercy Holbrook.
iv. Jemima Jones, b. 7 Aug 1758; m. Abel Ellis.
v. Nathan Jones, b. 4 Apr 1762; m. Sarah Clark.
vi. Keziah Jones, b. 10 Jun 1765; m. Asa Harding.
vii. Miriam Jones, b. 7 May 1767; m. Stephen Harding.

Census

  • 1790, Medway, Suffolk Co., MA: Tho: Jones, 2 males over 16, and 2 females.
  • 1800, Medway East Parish, Norfolk Co., MA: Thomas Jones, 2 males over 45 and 1 female over 45.
  • 1810: not found.
  • 1820: not found.

References

1.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record.

2.^  "Bethyah [Whitney], d. of Joshuah and Hannah, [born] Feb. 24, 1726-7," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Mendon, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1920).

3.^  "Bethiah [Whitney] and Thomas Jones, both of Medway, [married] Oct. 1, 1750," according to Wrentham Vital Records. Also, "Bethiah [Whitney] and Thomas Jones, [married] Oct. 1, 1750 in Wrentham," according to Vital Records of Medway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).


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