Family:Whitney, Matthias (1757-1851)

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Matthias5 Whitney ([prob.] Joshua4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), probably son of Joshua4 and [?Joanna?] (-----) Whitney, was born 19 Apr 1757, Hancock, MA.

He married firstly, about 1782-3, Dorcas Vaughan, daughter of David and Mary (Wightman) Vaughan. She was born 1762, and died 12 Apr 1793, Hancock, MA, aged 31 years.[1]

He married secondly, 1793, Olive Doty, daughter of Silas and Susannah (Bump) Doty. She was born 12 Jul 1761, Amenia, Dutchess County, NY.

Resided Hancock, MA, Granville and Fort Ann, NY.

Children of Matthias5 and Dorcas (Vaughan) Whitney:

i. Willard6 Whitney, b. 25 Jan 1784, Hancock, MA.[2]
ii. Sylvester Whitney, b. 14 Aug 1785, Hancock, MA;[3] m. Laura Yale.
iii. Sarah Whitney, b. 24 Jun 1787, Hancock, MA;[4] m. ca. 1808, Clark Berry.
iv. Mary Whitney, b. 24 Oct 1788, Hancock, MA;[5] m. ca. 1809, ----- Hosmer; resided Clifton, NY.
v. Lucy Whitney, b. 25 Feb 1791, Hancock, MA;[6] m. ca. 1812, David Brayton.
vi. John Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1793, Hancock, MA;[7] m. Christina Stafford.

Children of Matthias5 and Olive (Doty) Whitney:

vii. Matthias Whitney, b. 30 Oct 1794, Hancock, MA;[8] m. Rebecca B. Otis.
viii. Silas Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1798, Hancock, MA.[9]
ix. Susanna Whitney, b. 23 Oct 1800, Hancock, MA;[10] d. 22 Feb 1887, Spring Branch, Delaware Co., IA; m. ca. 1821, Granville, NY, Jonas Brayton, b. 10 Mar 1799, Hartford, NY, d. 1862.
x. Laura Whitney, b. 24 Apr 1803, Hancock, MA.

Census

91 91 Matthias Whitney Jr. 55 M - Farmer $3500 Mass. Rebecca " 30 F - N. York James Jones 14 M - " Matthias Whitney 93 M - Do Conn.

References

1.^  "Dorcass [Whitney], w. Mathias, [died] 12 Apr 1793 in 31st year," according to Holbrook, Jay Mack, Massachusetts Vital Records, Hancock (Holbrook Research Institute, Oxford, MA, 1987).

2.^  "Willard [Whitney], s. of Mathias and Dorcas, b. 25 Jan 1784," according to Hancock Vital Records.

3.^  "Sylvester [Whitney], s. of Mathias and Dorcas, b. 14 Aug 1785," according to Hancock Vital Records.

4.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. of Mathias and Dorcas, b. 24 Jun 1787," according to Hancock Vital Records.

5.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. of Mathias and Dorcas, b. 24 Oct 1788," according to Hancock Vital Records.

6.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. of Mathias and Dorcas, b. 25 Feb 1791," according to Hancock Vital Records.

7.^  "John [Whitney], s. of Mathias and Dorcas, b. 7 Mar 1793," according to Hancock Vital Records.

8.^  "Mathias [Whitney], s. of Mathias and Olive, b. 30 Oct 1794," according to Hancock Vital Records.

9.^  "Silas [Whitney], s. of Mathias and Olive, b. 5 Apr 1798," according to Hancock Vital Records.

10.^  "Susanna [Whitney], d. of Mathias and Olive, b. 23 Oct 1800," according to Hancock Vital Records.


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