Family:Whitney, Isaac (1782-1844)

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Col. Isaac7 Whitney (James6, Benjamin5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James6 and Susanna (Hill) Whitney, was born 4 Sep 1782, Sherborn, MA,[1] and "Esq." died 9 Sep 1844, Sherborn, MA, aged 61 years, married, of consumption.[2]

On 1801, Sherborn, MA, Isaac, Benjamin, and Martin Whitney, sons of James Whitney of Dover, who died June 1800, minors over 14, chose Capt. Peter Twitchell as guardian. On 15 Sep 1801, Sherborn, MA, Peter Twitchell, gentleman, of Sherborn was appointed guardian of Isaac, Benjamin, and James Whitney, sons of James Whitney, yeoman, late of Dover, Norfolk Co., and posted bond, with Daniel Whitney, Esq., and Timothy Hill, yeoman, both of Sherborn, as sureties.

He "of Sherborn" married firstly, 17 Nov 1806, Sudbury, MA, Mary Moore,[3] daughter of Luther and Abigail (Maynard) Whitney. She was born 12 Apr 1787, Wayland, MA, and died 21 Oct 1813, Sherborn, MA, aged 26 years.[4]

He "Capt." "of Sherborn" married secondly, 2 Apr 1815, Milford, MA, Sally T. Thayer,[5] daughter of Elijah and Sarah (Robinson) Thayer. She was born 16 Dec 1785,[6] Milford, MA, and died 26 Jul 1871, Sherborn, MA, aged 85 years 7 months 10 days, of disease of heart and dropsy.[7]

He was born in Sherborn, where he always resided; was a prominent and public-spirited citizen; was colonel of the militia and selectman 1816-18-19-20 and 23. He resided Sherborn, MA.

Children of Isaac7 and Mary (Moore) Whitney, all born Sherborn, MA:

i. Susan8 Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1807;[8] d. 21 Dec 1891, Walpole, MA, aged 84 years 5 months, of old age and la grippe;[9] m. (int. 11 Sep 1831, Walpole, MA[10]) 20 Oct 1831, Sherborn, MA, Charles Bonney;[11] resided Walpole, MA; both deceased.
ii. Martha "Patty" Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1809;[12] d. 1 Dec 1894, Walpole, MA, aged 85 years, of old age;[13] m. ("of Sherborn" int. 11 Aug 1833, Natick, MA[14]) 12 Sep 1833, Sherborn, MA, Moses Stratton "of Natick";[15] resided Natick; both deceased.
iii. Mary Whitney, b. 12 May 1812;[16] m. 4 Jul 1833, Sherborn, MA, Ebenezer Babcock;[17] resided Walpole, MA.

Children of Isaac7 and Sally (Thayer) Whitney, all born Sherborn, MA:

iv. Jane Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1816;[18] m. 22 Oct 1835, Sherborn, MA, James Nason Hill;[19] resided Sherborn; deceased.
v. Sarah Robinson Whitney, b. 17 Dec 1817;[20] d. 23 Feb 1818, Sherborn, MA, aged 9 weeks.[21]
vi. Warren Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1819;[22] m. Anne E. Watson.
vii. James Robinson Whitney, b. 24 Feb 1821; m. Susan A. Clark.
viii. Amanda Maria Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1824;[23] d. 19 Feb 1915, Sherborn, MA; unmarried; resided Sherborn.
ix. Sarah Ann Whitney, b. 17 Apr 1829;[24] d. 1903;[25] unmarried; resided Sherborn; teacher.

Census

  • 1810, Sherborn, Middlesex Co., MA: Isaac Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 1 female over 45, 2 females 16-26, 1 female 10-16, 2 females under 10. The oldest female was probably his mother Susanna (Hill) Whitney.
  • 1820, Sherborn, Middlesex Co., MA: Isaac Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 0-9, 1 female over 45, 1 female 26-44, 2 females 10-15, and 2 females 0-9; 2 engaged in agriculture. The oldest female was probably his mother Susanna (Hill) Whitney.
  • 1830, Sherborn, Middlesex Co., MA: Isaac Whitney, 2 males 40-49, 2 males 20-29, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 5-9, 1 female 70-79, 1 female 40-49, 2 females 20-29, 2 females 15-19, and 2 females 0-4. The oldest female was probably his mother Susanna (Hill) Whitney.
  • 1840, Sherborn, Middlesex Co., MA: Isaac Whitney, 1 male 50-59, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 15-19, 1 female 80-89, 1 female 50-59, 1 female 10-14, and 1 female 5-9; 4 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1850, Sherborn, Middlesex Co., MA:

90 121 Sally Whitney 64 F - Mass. Amanda M. " 25 " - " Sally A. " 21 " - " 122 James R. " 29 M - Farmer $1750 " Susan A. " 27 F - " Frank " 4 M - " Attended school Ella " 1 F - " ----- Donna 1 M - Ireland Maria Percey 19 F - Maine

51 56 Sally Whitney 69 F - Mass. Amanda Whitney 30 F - Mass. Sally Ann Whitney 26 F - Mass. Georgianna Whitney 14 F - Mass. Nathaniel Sanger 50 M - Mass. 57 Henry Cozzens 47 M - Farmer Mass. Sarah C. Cozzens 47 F - Mass. Henry E. Cozzens 20 M - Shoemaker Mass.

Georgianna Whitney is unidentified. She could be adopted. She does not appear with the family in 1850 or 1860. No birth, marriage, or death record found in MA VRs.

2672 3208 James R. Whitney 39 M - Farmer $4000 $3000 Mass. Susen E. " 37 F - " Frank " 14 M - " Attended school Ellen " 11 F - " Attended school Georgianna Dooley 19 F - Maine 3209 Sally Whitney 74 F - Widow $1100 Mass. Amanda M. " 36 F - Spinster $500 " Sally A. " 31 F - " $500 "

45 48 Sally Whitney 79 F - Milford, Mass. W Housewife - - - - - Amanda Maria Whitney 40 F - Sherborn, " S Strawsewer - - - - - Sally Ann Whitney 36 F - " " S Schoolteacher - - - - -

98 122 Whitney, James R. 49 M W Farmer Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Elmira S. 47 F W Keeping house " -----, Ella 21 F W At home " Orphan, Timothy 22 M W Farm Laborer Nova Scotia Parents foreign born 123 Whitney, Sally 84 F W No Occupation $400 Mass. -----, Amanda M. 45 F W Keeping house $1500 " -----, Sally A. 41 F W $1500 "

89 91 Whitney, Frank Head W M Feb 1846 54 mar 28 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns farm -----, Elizabeth C. Wife W F Mar 1847 53 mar 28 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Ella Sist W F Dec 1848 51 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Bickford, Lewes W. SiL W M Apr 1869 31 mar 6 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm laborer -----, Gertrude C. Dau W F Jun 1872 27 mar 6 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Sales woman -----, Helen A. Dau W F Jul 1880 29 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Bookkeeper Landes, C. M. Srvt W M --- ---- -- wid Missouri unknown unknown Farm laborer Whitney, Amanda M. Head W F Jul 1824 75 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Sallie A. Sist W F Apr 1829 71 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.
  • Wayland Vital Records

1.^  "Isaac [Whitney], s. of James and Susanna, [born] Sept. 4, 1782," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

2.^  "Isaac [Whitney] Esq., [died] Sept. 9, 1844, a. 61y. Md. Consumption," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

3.^  "Isaac [Whitney] of Sherburn and Mary Moore, [married] Nov. 17, 1806," according to Vital Records of Sudbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903).

4.^  "Mary [Whitney], w. of Isaac, [died] Oct. 21, 1813. a. 26 y. G.R.5," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

5.^  "Isaac, Capt., of Sherborn, and Sally Thayer, [married] Apr. 2, 1815," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1917).

6.^  "Sally [Whitney] [_____], w. of Isaac Esq., [born] Dec. 16, 1785. G.R.2," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 239, page 210.

8.^  "Susanna [Whitney], d. of Isaac and Mary, [born] July 21, 1807," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 419, page 482.

10.^  "Susan [Whitney] of Sherburne and Charles Bonney, int. Sept. 11, 1831," according to Vital Records of Walpole, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1902).

11.^  "Susan [Whitney] and Charles Bonney of Walpole, [married] Oct. 20, 1831," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

12.^  "Patty [Whitney], d. of Isaac and Mary, [born] Dec. 1, 1809," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 446, page 543.

14.^  "Martha [Whitney] of Sherborn, and Moses Stratton, int. Aug. 11, 1833," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Natick, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).

15.^  "Martha [Whitney] and Moses Stratton of Natick, [married] Sept. 12, 1833," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

16.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. of Isaac and Mary, [born] May 12, 1812," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

17.^  "Mary [Whitney] and Ebenezer Babcock, [married] July 4, 1833," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

18.^  "Jane [Whitney], d. of Isaac and Sally, [born] Apr. 9, 1816," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

19.^  "Jane [Whitney] and James N. Hill, [married] Oct. 22, 1835," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

20.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. of Isaac and Sally, [born] Dec. 17, 1817," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

21.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. of Isaac and Sally, [died] Feb. 23, 1818, a. 9w. C.R.5," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

22.^  "Warren [Whitney], s. of Isaac and Sally, [born] June 15, 1819," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

23.^  "Amanda Maria [Whitney], d. of Isaac and Sally, [born] July 21, 1824," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

24.^  "Sarah Ann [Whitney], d. of Isaac and Sally, [born] Apr. 17, 1829," according to Sherborn Vital Records.

25.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 48, page 63. Image not available.


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