Family:Whitney, Samuel (1760-1789)

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Samuel6 Whitney (Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Ezra5 and Mercy (Morse) Whitney, was born 12 Oct 1760, Douglas, MA,[1] and died -- Aug 1789.

He married, 13 Dec 1781, Douglas, MA, Azubah Hill,[2] daughter of Caleb and Hannah (Adams) Hill. She was born 29 Aug 1761, Douglas, MA.

He resided Douglas, MA.

Inventory of his estate returned to probate court at Worcester, 1 Sep 1789. His brother Ezra was administrator.

Children of Samuel6 and Azubah (Hill) Whitney:

i. Mary7 Whitney, b. 9 Dec 1782, Douglas, MA;[3] d. Nov 1835, Monson, ME;[4]m. 28 Nov 1805, Wrentham, MA, James Whiting.[5]
ii. Samuel Whitney, b. say 1784; d. 20 Jun 1789, Douglas, MA.[6]
iii. Mercy Whitney, b. 30 Sep 1786, Douglas, MA;[7] m. John Crafts; resided Monson, ME; she is buried in Rural Grove Cemetery, Dover-Foxcroft, ME.
iv. Samuel7 Whitney, b. 30 Jul 1789, Douglas, MA;[8] m. Mary Willard.


1.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Ezra and Marey, [born] Oct. 12, 1760," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Douglas, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1906).

2.^  "Samuel [Whitney] and Azubah Hill, [married] Dec. 13, 1781," according to Douglas Vital Records.

3.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Samuel and Azuba, [born] Dec. 9, 1782," according to Douglas Vital Records.

4.^  "Mary, wife of James Whiting, died 1 November 1835," according to Monson, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  "Mary [Whitney] and James Whiting, [married] Nov. 28, 1805," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Wrentham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).

6.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Samuel and Azubah, [died] Jun. 21, 1789," according to Douglas Vital Records.

7.^  "Mercy [Whitney], d. Samuel and Azubah, [born] Sep. 30, 1786," according to Douglas Vital Records.

8.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Samuel and Azubah, [born] Jul. 30, 1789," according to Douglas Vital Records.

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