Family:Whitney, Solomon (1735-a1810)
Solomon6 Whitney (Solomon5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Solomon5 and Martha (Fletcher) Whitney, was born 5 Dec 1735, Concord, MA, and baptized 14 Dec 1735, Weston, MA, and died after 1810, probably in Canterbury, NH.
He "Jr." married 14 Jan 1762, Lincoln, MA, Mary Fay, daughter of Silas and Hannah (Billing) Fay. She was born 14 Feb 1740/1, Lincoln and/or Weston, MA, and died after 1810, probably in Canterbury, NH.
Children of Solomon6 and Mary (Fay) Whitney:
i. Leonard7 Whitney, bapt. 7 Aug 1763, Lincoln, MA; m.(1) Cate Wheeler; m.(2) Polly Elliot. ii. Silas Whitney, bapt. 13 Jul 1766, Lincoln, MA; m.(1) Hopestill Sargent; m.(2) Sally Lovejoy. iii. Otis Whitney, b. about 1768; m. Sarah Taylor. iv. (possibly) Charles Whitney, b. ca. 1769, m. Polly Heywood. v. Levi Whitney, b. ca. 1772, m. Susanna Sargent. v. (possibly) John Whitney, b. 1777, Lincoln, MA; d. 6 Nov 1851, Warren, ME; m. Lydia Russell.
Charles Whitney was enumerated in the same locations as Levi Whitney in 1800 and 1810, suggesting that Charles may have been his brother. Also Charles sold Levi a lot in Hope, ME, in 1801.
- 1790, Lincoln, Middlesex Co., MA: Solomon Whitney, 1 male over 16, 1 male 0-15, and 1 female.
- 1800, Canterbury, Rockingham Co., NH: Solomon Witney, 1 male over 45 and 1 female over 45.
- 1810, Canterbury, Rockingham Co., NH: Solomon Whitney, 1 male over 45 and 1 female over 45.
1.^ "Solomon [Whitney], s. Solomon and Martha, bap. Dec. 14, 1735," according to Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1707-1850. 1703--Gravestones--1900. Church Records, 1709-1825. Appendix and Addenda, Cent Society, Gleanings from the Town Files, Bits of Genealogy, Error, Indexes, &c. (Boston, MA: McIncloe Bros., Printers, 1901), page 425.
2.^ "Solomon [Whitney] [int. Jr.] and Mary Fay, [married] Jan. 14, 176[Worn] [int. 1762]. [Solomon Jr., Jan. 14, 1762, M.R ]," according to Vital Records of Lincoln, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908).
5.^ Birth year, date of death, age, location from gravestone in Rumney, NH.
6.^ A Levi Whitney and female appear on US Federal Census of 1800 in Barretstown Plantation (later Hope), ME. A Charles Whitney also appears in 1800. No Whitneys were present in the 1790 census in Barretstown Plantation, ME.