Family:Whitney, Josiah (1781-1813)

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Josiah6 Whitney (Abraham5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Abraham5 and Rebecca (Dudley) Whitney, was born 18 Aug 1781, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 26 Feb 1813, Harvard, MA, aged 31 years.[2]

He married 6 Feb 1803, Harvard, MA,[3] Sally Puffer, daughter of Jonathan and Abigail (Fairbanks) Puffer. She was born 3 Mar 1784, Harvard, MA, and died 12 Nov 1875, Harvard, MA. She married secondly, 17 Apr 1814, Harvard, MA, Ezra Wetherbee,[4] son of Josiah and Lucy (Haskell) Wetherbee. He was born 2 Oct 1771, Princeton, MA, and died 10 Jun 1849, Harvard, MA.

He resided Harvard, MA.

Children of Josiah6 and Sally (Puffer) Whitney:

i. Luke7 Whitney, b. 22 Apr 1803, Harvard, MA.[5] Probably he was the Luke Whitney who m.(1) Bathsheba Brown; m.(2) Aurilla -----.
ii. Jefferson Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1804, Harvard, MA;[6] d. 22 Feb 1813, Harvard, MA, aged 8 years.[7]

Children of Ezra and Sally (Puffer)(Whitney) Wetherbee:

i. Josiah Quincy Wetherbee, b. 10 May 1815, Harvard, MA; d. 2 Dec 1909, Hempstead, Middlesex, England; m. 2 May 1848, Emma Faulkner.
ii. Albert Wetherbee, b. 19 Aug 1817, Harvard, MA; d. 2 May 1867, Cincinnati, OH; m. 19 Sep 1839, Harvard, MA, Mary Malvena Davis.
iii. Harriet Newell Wetherbee, b. 27 Dec 1819, Harvard, MA; d. 20 Jun 1865; m. 16 May 1855, Boston, MA, Calvin Clark.
iv. Abigail Wetherbee, b. 11 Dec 1822, Harvard, MA; d. 2 Jul 1867; m. 12 May 1843, Harvard, MA, Trumbull Bull.

Census

  • 1810: not found.. Enumerated in Harvard was a different Josiah7 Whitney.
  • 1820, Ezra Wetherbee, Harvard, MA.
  • 1830, Ezra Wetherbee not found.
  • 1840, Ezra Wetherbee, Harvard, MA.
  • 1850, Sally Wetherbee, aged 67, Harvard, MA, residing with daughter Harriet N. Wetherbee.
  • 1860, Sally Wetherbee, aged 76, Harvard, MA, residing with daughter Abigail (Wetherbee) Bull.

References

1.^  "Josiah [Whitney], s. of Abraham and Rebekah, [born] Aug. 18, 1781," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Josiah [Whitney], [died] Feb. 26, 1813, a. 31 y. G.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

3.^  "Josiah [Whitney] and Sally Puffer, [married] Feb. 6, 1803," according to Harvard Vital Records.

4.^  "Sally [Whitney] and Ezra Wetherbee, [married] Apr. 17, 1814," according to Harvard Vital Records.

5.^  "Luke [Whitney], s. of Josiah and Sally, [born] Apr. 22, 1803," according to Harvard Vital Records.

6.^  "Jefferson [Whitney], s. of Josiah and Sally, [born] Nov. 29, 1804," according to Harvard Vital Records.

7.^  "Jefferson [Whitney], [died] Feb. 22, 1813, a. 8 y. C.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.


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