Family:Whitney, Jonathan (1770-1855)

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Jonathan6 Whitney (David5, Jonathan4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), son of David5 and Rachel (Rawson) Whitney, was born 13 Mar 1770, Conway, MA,[1] and died 27 Sep 1855, Conway, MA, aged 87 years [sic].[2]

He married 13 Jan 1791, Conway, MA, Lucy Washburn.[3] She was born about 1770, and died 23 Sep 1844, Conway, MA, aged 74, of suicide.[4]

He resided Conway, MA.

In 1830, Jonathan and his wife were recorded in Conway, Franklin Co., MA. Residing with them were almost certainly their son Orlando, his wife, and children. The family consisted of 1 male 60-69 (Jonathan Whitney), 1 female 60-69 (Lucy), 1 male 30-39 (son Orlando), 1 female 20-29 (daughter-in-law Phebe), 1 male 5-9 (grandson Alfred), 1 male 0-4 (grandson Andrew), and 1 female 0-4 (granddaughter Amelia).

Children of Jonathan6 and Lucy (Washburn) Whitney:

i. Orlando7 Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1792;[5] m.(1) Phebe Crossman; m.(2) Caroline Stewart; m.(3) Prudence -----; m.(4) Hannah Niel.
ii. Harriett Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1794, Conway, MA;[6] m. 4 Apr 1816, Conway, MA, Daniel Newhall,[7] son of Daniel and Lovina (Baker) Newhall; b. 26 Jul 1791, Conway, MA; d. 13 Dec 1875, Lockport, Niagara Co., NY. Children:
a. Harrison Newhall, b. 22 Mar 1817, Conway, MA.
b. Harriot Newhall, b. 21 Dec 1818, Conway, MA.
c. Daniel Newhall, b. 24 Mar 1821, Conway, MA.
d. Franklin Newhall, b. 28 Sep 1823, Conway, MA.
e. Frederick Newhall, b. 9 Nov 1825, Conway, MA.
f. Elbridge Gerry Newhall, b. 13 Oct 1827, Conway, MA.
g. Sarah Lovina Newhall, b. 2 Dec 1833, Conway, MA.
h. Edward Everett Newhall, b. 28 Feb 1838, Conway, MA.
iii. Prudence Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1796, Conway, MA;[8] m. (int. 24 Apr 1818, Conway, MA) Dexter Dickinson "of Whateley".[9]
iv. David Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1803, Conway, MA;[10] m. Elizabeth S. Granger.
iv. (child) Whitney, sillborn 4 Mar 1806, Conway, MA.[11]

Census

163 164 Jonathan Whitney 82 M - None Mass. Jonathan Dickinson 21 M - Farmer $2500 " Married in year Ophelia " 19 F - " Married in year

This is Jonathan's grandson, son of Dexter and Prudence (Whitney) Dickinson, and his bride Ophelia Bartlett.

280 280 Jonathan W. Dickinson 32 M - Farmer Mass. Ophelia Dickinson 24 F - Mass. Lucy Dickinson 3 F - Mass. John W. Dickinson 1 M - Mass. Jonathan Whitney 87 M - Farmer Mass.

This is Jonathan's grandson, son of Dexter and Prudence (Whitney) Dickinson, and his bride Ophelia Bartlett.

References

1.^  "Jonathan [Whitney], ch. David and Rachel, [born] Mar. 13, 1770," according to Vital Records of Conway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1943).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 93, page 191.

3.^  "Jonathan [Whitney] and Lucy Washburn, both of C., int. Jan. 13, 1791," according to Conway Vital Records.

4.^  "Lucy [Whitney], suicide, [died] Sept. 23, 1844, a. 74. [w. Jonathan, G.R.1.]," according to Conway Vital Records.

5.^  "Orlando [Whitney], ch. Jonathan Jr. and Lucy, [born] Mar. 27, 1792," according to Conway Vital Records.

6.^  "Harriot [Whitney], ch. Jonathan Jr. and Lucy, [born] Jan. 20, 1794," according to Conway Vital Records.

7.^  "Newhall, Daniel Jr., and Harriot Whitney, both of C., int. April 4, 1816," according to Conway Vital Records.

8.^  "Prudence [Whitney], ch. Jonathan Jr. and Lucy, [born] Aug. 6, 1796," according to Conway Vital Records.

9.^  "Dickinson, Dexter, of Whateley and Prudence Whitney of C., int. Apr. 24, 1818," according to Conway Vital Records.

10.^  "David [Whitney], ch. Jonathan Jr. and Lucy, [born] Jan. 29, 1803," according to Conway Vital Records.

11.^  "_____ [Whitney], ch. Jonathan, [born] Mar. 4, 1806," and "_____, ch. Jonathan, stillborn, Mar. 4, 1806," according to Conway Vital Records.


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