Family:Whitney, Levi (1763-1788)

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Levi6 Whitney (Jesse5, Jonathan4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jesse5 and Mary (Cheney) Whitney, was born 21 Oct 1763, Mendon, MA,[1] and died 24 Jun 1788, Milford, MA.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 18 Aug 1785, Holliston, MA, for him "of Milford" and Rhoda Daniels.[3] He married, 5 Jan 1786, Milford, MA, Rhoda Daniell "of Holliston",[4] daughter of Daniel and Mary (Atwood) Daniels. She was born 8 Aug 1767, Holliston, MA, and died 14 Feb 1814, Hopkinton, MA, aged 46 years. She "of Holliston" married secondly, 24 Jan 1790, Holliston, MA, Capt. John Hayden.[5]

Child of Levi6 and Rhoda (Daniell) Whitney:

i. Levi7 Whitney, b. 23 May 1787, Milford, MA.[6] On 11 Jun 1805, Elisha Daniels was appointed guardian of Levi Whitney, son of Levi Whitney, late of Holliston, deceased, and posted bond with Timothy Rockwood, Jr., gentleman, and Aner Fisk, yeoman, both of Holliston, as sureties; he "of Hopkinton" m. (int. 12 Apr 1812, Charlton, MA[7] and Hopkinton, MA[8]), 24 May 1812, Oxford, MA, Cynthia Hayward "of Charlton".[9] They have not been identified in any census record.

References

  • Middlesex County, MA, Probate Records

1.^  "Levi [Whitney], s. of Jesse and Mary, [born] Oct. 21, 1763," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Mendon, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1920).

2.^  "Levi [Whitney], s. of Jesse and Mary, [died] June 24, 1788," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1917).

3.^  "Levi [Whitney] of Milford, and Rhoda Daniels, int. Aug. 18, 1785," according to Vital Records of Holliston, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908).

4.^  "Levi [Whitney] and Rhoda Daniell of Holliston, [married] Jan. 5, 1786," according to Milford Vital Records.

5.^  "Rhoda [Whitney] and Capt. John Hayden of Hopkinton, [married] Jan. 24, 1790. [Mrs. Rhoda and Capt. John Hayden of Hopkinston. M.R.] [Mrs. Rhoda and Capt. John Hayden of Hopkinton, C.R.I.]," according to Holliston Vital Records. Also, "Rhoda [Whitney] [int. adds Mrs.] of Holliston, and Capt. John Hayden [int. Haydon], [married] Jan. 24, 1790 in Holliston," according to Vital Records of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

6.^  "Levi [Whitney], s. of Levi and Rhoda, [born] May 23, 1787," according to Milford Vital Records.

7.^  "Levi [Whitney] of Hopkinton and Cynthia Hayward, int. Apr. 12, 1812," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Charlton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1905), p. 231.

8.^  "Levi [Whitney] and Cynthia Hayward of Charlton, int. Apr. 12, 1812," according to Vital Records of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

9.^  "Levy [Whitney] of Hopkinton and Cynthea Hayward of Charlton, [married] May 24, 1812," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Oxford, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1905).


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