Family:Whitney, Hezekiah (1761-1812)

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Hezekiah6 Whitney (Elias5, Lemuel4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Elias5 and Rachel (Wheeler) Whitney, was born May 26, 1761, Stow, MA,[1] and died 14 Oct 1812, Stow, MA.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 15 Jan 1783, Stow, MA, for him and Sarah Piper.[3] He married Sarah Piper, probably daughter of Josiah and Sarah (Davis) Piper. If so, she was born 23 May 1765, Acton, MA. She died 23 Jun 1849, aged 84 years, "in Alms House".[4]

His will was probated in 1812; mentions his wife and all his children. He resided Stow, MA.

Children of Hezekiah6 and Sarah (Piper) Whitney:

i. Amos7 Whitney, bapt. 1 Aug 1784, Stow, MA;[5] m. Patty Wilder.
ii. Rachel Whitney, b. 2 Jan 1786, Stow, MA.[6]
iii. Sarah Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1797, Stow, MA.[7]
iv. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 27 May 1800, Stow, MA;[8] d. 29 Sep 1879; m. (int. 17 Apr 1826, Stow, MA) 23 May 1826, Stow, MA, William Estabrooks "of Worcester".[9]
v. Hezekiah Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1803, Stow, MA;[10] m. Sarah B. -----; res. Manchester, MA.
vi. Almira Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1806, Stow, MA;[11] d. 1845;[12] m.(1) (int. 20 Sep 1829, Stow, MA) Peter Casanas;[13] m.(2) 10 Nov 1842, Stow, MA, Francis Leighton.[14]

Census

References

1.^  "Hezekiah [Whitney], s. Elias and Rachel, [born] May 26, 1761," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  "Hezekiah [Whitney], [died] Oct. 14, 1812," according to Stow Vital Records.

3.^  "Hezekiah [Whitney] and Sarah Piper, int. Nov. 15, 1783," according to Stow Vital Records.

4.^  "_____ [Whitney], wid. Hezekiah, [died] June 23, 1849, a. 84, in Alms House, C.R.," according to Stow Vital Records.

5.^  "Amos [Whitney], s. Hezekiah and Sarah, bp. Aug. 1, [17]84. C.R.," according to Stow Vital Records.

6.^  "[Rach]el [Whitney], d. Hezekiah and Sarah, [born] Jan. 2, 1786," according to Stow Vital Records.

7.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. Hezekiah and Sarah, [born] Aug. 19, 179[torn, 1797, T.C.]," according to Stow Vital Records.

8.^  "Mary Ann [Whitney], d. Hezekiah and Sarah, [born] May 27, 1800," according to Stow Vital Records.

9.^  "Maryann [Whitney] and William Easterbrooks of Worcester, int. Apr. 17, 1826. [Estabrook of Worcester, m. May 23, C.R.]," according to Stow Vital Records.

10.^  "Hezekiah [Whitney], s. Hezekiah and Sarah, [born] Aug. 26, 1803," according to Stow Vital Records.

11.^  "Almira [Whitney], d. Hezekiah and Sarah, [born] Feb. 4, 1806," according to Stow Vital Records.

12.^  Almira Whitney headstone, Westlawn Cemetery, Westford, MA Database online: Find A Grave.

13.^  "Almira [Whitney] and Peter Casanas, int. Sept. 20, 1829," according to Stow Vital Records.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 2, page 451.


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