Family:Whitney, John (1747-1782)

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John6 Whitney (Daniel5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Daniel5 and Dorothy (Goss) Whitney, was born Stow, MA, 24 Nov 1747,[1] and died before Mar 1782.

He "of Stow" married, 3 Feb 1778, Stow, MA, Mary Farnsworth "of Harvard",[2] daughter of Josiah and Hannah (Buttrick) Farnsworth. She was born 10 Dec 1748, Groton, MA. She married secondly, 26 Dec 1792, Harvard, MA, William Walcutt "of Stow".[3]

He resided Stow, and Lincoln, MA.

Children of John6 and Mary (Farnsworth) Whitney:

i. Polly7 Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1778, Stow, MA;[4] m. (int. 13 Apr 1800, Weston, MA[5]) 2 May 1800, Stow, MA, Abijah Parks.[6]
ii. Jonathan Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1780, Stow, MA;[7] d. 1 Jan 1796, Oxford, ME, "accidentally shot Fri 1st at Waterford Pit by Abraham Conant".
iii. Sarah Whitney, b. 28 Jul 1782, Stow, MA[8] (posthumous); m. 27 Nov 1800, Stow, MA, Joshua Bowers,[9] son of Joshua and Mary6 (Whitney) Bowers.

References

1.^  "John [Whitney], s. Daniel and Dorathy, [born] Nov. 24, 1747," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  "John [Whitney] and Mary Farnsworth [int. Farnwoth] of Harvard, [married] Feb. 3, 1778," according to Stow Vital Records. Also, "John [Whitney] of Stow, and Mary Farnsworth, in Stow, [married] Feb. 3, 1778," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

3.^  "Mary [Whitney] and William Wollcott (Walcutt, int.) of Stow, [married] Dec. 26, 1792," according to Harvard Vital Records. Also, "Mary [Whitney], [int. adds wid.] of Harvard, and William Walcott [int. Walcutt], Dec. 24, 1792, in Harvard," according to Stow Vital Records.

4.^  "Polly [Whitney], d. John and Mary, [born] Oct. 8, 1778," according to Stow Vital Records.

5.^  "Polly [Whitney] of Stow and Abijah Parks, int. Apr. 13, 1800," according to Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1707-1850. 1703--Gravestones--1900. Church Records, 1709-1825. Appendix and Addenda, Cent Society, Gleanings from the Town Files, Bits of Genealogy, Error, Indexes, &c. (Boston, MA: McIncloe Bros., Printers, 1901), page 176.

6.^  "Polly [Whitney] and Abijah Park [int. Parks] of Weston [int. Westown], May 2, 1800. [Parks of Weston, C.R.]," according to Stow Vital Records.

7.^  "Jonathan [Whitney], s. John and Mary, [born] June 16, 1780," according to Stow Vital Records. Also, "Jonathan [Whitney], s. John and Mary, [born] June 16, 1780," according to Vital Records of Lincoln, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908).

8.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. John and Mary, [born] July 28, 1782," according to Stow Vital Records.

9.^  "Sarah [Whitney] and Joshua Bowers, [married] Nov. 27, 1800," according to Stow Vital Records.


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