Family:Whitney, Persis (1739-a1771)

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Persis5 Whitney (Benjamin4, Benjamin3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Benjamin4 and Margaret (Sanderson) Whitney, was born 20 Aug 1739, Framingham, MA.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 15 Aug 1768, Uxbridge, MA, for Persis and Joseph Lesuer "of Upton".[2] She "of Uxbridge" married, 13 Sep 1768, Upton, MA, Joseph Lesuer "of Upton",[3] son of Isaiah and Rachel (Allen) Lessure. He was also known as Joseph Lesure.

Children of Joseph and Persis5 (Whitney) Lesuer, both born Upton, MA:

i. Isaiah Lesuer6, b. 11 Sep 1769.
ii. David Lesuer, b. 13 Sep 1771; m. circa 1799, Oxford, MA, Polly Goodale.


1.^  "Persis [Whitney], d. of Benja[min] and Margeret, [born] Aug. 20, 1739," according to Vital Records of Framingham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

2.^  "Persis [Whitney] and Joseph Lesuer of Upton, int. Aug. 15, 1768," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Uxbridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1916).

3.^  "Persis [Whitney] [of Uxbridge in int.] and Joseph Lesure, [married] Sept. 13, 1768," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

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