Family:Whitney, Kezia (1706-1791)

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Kezia4 Whitney (Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Jonathan3 and Susannah (Fairbanks) Whitney, was born 31 Jul 1706, Sherborn, MA,[1] and died 29 Jun 1791, Milford, MA, in her 85th year.[2]

Kezia married, circa 1730 Abraham Jones, son of Elder John and Sarah (Lobdell) Jones. He was born 2 Jul 1708, Mendon, MA, and died 25 Feb 1792, Milford, MA, aged 84 years. He was buried 1792, Milford, MA.

Pierce says the following:[3]

KEZIAH, b. July 11, 1706; m. 1730, Elder Abraham JONES, July 2, 1708; d. Feb 25, 1792. She d. June 29, 1791; res. Milford.
Ch.: Susanna. b. Feb 8, 1732; d. Nov 1, 1736: Jonathan, b. Nov 13, 1733; d. Nov 6, 1736: Keziah, b. Nov 23, 1737; d. 1744: Sarah, b. Dec 16, 1739; d. 1744: Hannah, b. Nov 8, 1741; d. 1744; John, b. Mar 23, 1744; m. Abigail CHENEY; Abraham, b. May 3, 1746; m. Olive BATES: Solomon, b. Apr 3, 1748; d. young. The father was deacon of the Cong. ch. in 1743; elder 1754. He was a solid and influential man.

Children of Abraham and Kezia4 (Whitney) Jones:

i. Susannah Jones, b. 8 Feb 1731/2, Mendon, MA; d. 1 Nov 1736, Mendon, MA, at age 4.
ii. Jonathan Jones, b. 13 Feb 1733, Mendon, MA; b. 13 Nov 1733, Mendon, MA; d. 6 Nov 1736 at Mendon, MA, at age 2.
iii. David Jones, d. 9 Oct 1735, Mendon, MA.
iv. Keziah Jones, b. 23 Nov 1737, Mendon, MA; d. 6 Sep 1744, Mendon, MA.
v. Abraham Jones, d. 28 Dec 1739, Mendon, MA.
vi. Sarah Jones, b. 16 Dec 1739, Mendon, MA; d. 16 Sep 1744, Mendon, MA.
vii. Hannah Jones, b. 8 Nov 1741, Mendon, MA; baptized 15 Nov 1741, Milford, MA; d. 21 Sep 1744 at Mendon, MA.
viii. John Jones, b. 23 Mar 1743/4, Mendon, MA; m. Abigail Cheney.
ix. Abraham Jones, b. 3 May 1747, Mendon, MA; m. Olive Bates.
x. Solomon Jones, b. 8 Feb 1748 or 3 Apr 1748, Mendon, MA; bapt. 24 Apr 1748, Milford, MA; d. 6 Aug 1748, Mendon, MA.

Census

  • 1790, Milford, Worcester Co., MA: Abraham Jones, 1 male over 16 and 1 female.

References

1.^  "Kezia [Whitney], d. of Jonathan and Susanah, [born] July 31, 1706," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

2.^ 

3.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: 1895), p. 38.


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