Family:Whitney, Josiah (1785-1818)

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Josiah7 Whitney (Jacob6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Jacob6 and Esther (Walcott) Whitney, was born 17 Jun 1785, Stow, MA,[1] and died 8 Feb 1818, Harvard, MA, aged 32 years 7 months 18 days.[2]

Intentions of marriage were published 28 Feb 1807, Stow, MA, for him and Rhoda Jewell. He married, 30 Apr 1807, Stow, MA, Rhoda Jewell,[3] daughter of John and Elizabeth (Whitcomb) Jewell. She was born 19 Jun 1785, Stow, MA, and died 30 Aug 1828, Harvard, MA, aged 43 years.[4]

Children of Josiah7 and Rhoda (Jewell) Whitney, all born Harvard, MA:

i. William Whitcomb8 Whitney, b. 10 Oct 1807;[5] bapt. 3 Jan 1808, Bolton, MA;[6] m. (int. 29 Mar 1829, Bolton, MA)[7] 15 Apr 1829, Harvard, MA, Susanna Smith "of Harvard".
ii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 24 Jan 1810;[8] d. 14 May 1874, Bolton, MA, aged 64 years 3 months 10 days, of consumption and pneumonia, b. Harvard, daughter of Josiah and Rhoda (Jewell) Whitney;[9] m. 3 Jun 1833, Bolton, MA, Luther Nurse/Nourse.[10]
iii. Maria Whitney, b. 15 May 1812;[11] d. 20 Jun 1869, Reading, MA, aged 56 years 1 month 9 days, of consumption;[12] m. (int. 30 Apr 1837, Woburn, MA[13]) 31 May 1837, Marlborough, MA, Hiel J. Nelson "of Woburn".[14]
iv. Rhoda Whitney, b. 24 Jul 1814;[15] bapt. 16 Oct 1814, Stow, MA;[16] m. 27 Apr 1834, Bolton, MA, David Cooledge "of Marlborough".[17]
v. Josiah Whitney, b. 3 May 1817;[18] "2d" d. 7 Jun 1820, Harvard, MA, aged 3 years.[19]

Census

References

  • Stow Vital Records

1.^  "Josiah [Whitney], s. Jacob and Ester [Easther C.R.], [born] June 17, 1785," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  "Josiah [Whitney], [died] Feb. 9, 1818, a. 32 y. 7 m. 18 d.," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

3.^  "Josiah [Whitney] and Rhoda Jewell, int. Feb. 28, 1807. [m. Apr. 30, C.R.]," according to Stow Vital Records.

4.^  "Rhoda [Whitney], wid. of -----, [died] Aug. 30, 1828, a. 43 y. C.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

5.^  "William Whitcomb [Whitney], s. of Josiah and Rhoda, [born] Oct. 10, 1807," according to Harvard Vital Records.

6.^  "William Whitcomb [Whitney], s. Jonah and Rhoda, bap. Jan. 3, 1808. C.R.1," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Bolton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910).

7.^  "William W. [Whitney] and Susannah Smith of Harvard, int. March 29, 1829," according to Bolton Vital Records.

8.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], d. of Josiah and Rhoda, [born] Jan. 24, 1810," according to Harvard 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 267, page 311.

10.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney] and Luther Nurse, [married] June 3, 1833," according to Bolton Vital Records.

11.^  "Maria [Whitney], d. of Josiah and Rhoda, [born] May 15, 1812," according to Harvard Vital Records.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 221, page 185.

13.^  "Miss Maria Whitney of Marlborough and Hiel J. Nelson, of Woburn, int. Apr. 30, 1837," according to Edward F. Johnson, Vital Records of Woburn, Massachusetts, 1640-1873 (Woburn, MA: Andrews, Cutler and Company, 1890-1919).

14.^  "Maria [Whitney] and Hiel J. Nelson of Woburn, [married] May 31, 1837," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1908).

15.^  "Rhoda [Whitney], d. of Josiah and Rhoda, [born] July 24, 1814," according to Harvard Vital Records.

16.^  "Rhoda [Whitney], d. Josiah and Rhoda, bp. Oct. 16, 1814. C.R.," according to Stow Vital Records.

17.^  "Rhoda [Whitney] and David Cooledge of Marlborough, [married] April 27, 1834," according to Bolton Vital Records.

18.^  "Josiah [Whitney], s. of Josiah and Rhoda, [born] May 3, 1817," according to Harvard Vital Records.

19.^  "Josiah [Whitney] 2d, [died] June 7, 1820, a. 3 y.," according to Harvard Vital Records.


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