Family:Whitney, Eliphalet (1757-1832)

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Eliphalet6 Whitney (Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Samuel5 and Elizabeth (Hastings) Whitney, was born Apr 1757, Shrewsbury, MA, was baptized 4 May 1757, Shrewsbury, MA, and died 10 Sep 1832, Morristown, VT.

Marriage intentions were published 16 Jun 1776, Lancaster, MA, for him "of Shrewsbury" and Lois Houghton "of Lancaster".[1] Marriage intentions were published 13 Jul 1776, Shrewsbury, MA, for him and Lois Houghton "of Lancaster".[2] He married, 12 Aug 1776, Shrewsbury, MA, Lois Houghton "of Lancaster", daughter of Solomon and Deliverance (Ross) Houghton. She was sister of Molly, who married Eliphalet's brother Nathaniel, and of Tamar, who married his brother Jonas. She was born 18 Oct 1758, Lancaster, MA, and died 25 Jul 1838, Morristown, VT.

Children of Eliphalet6 and Lois (Houghton) Whitney:

i. Polly Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1778, Marlboro, VT;[3] d. 19 Feb 1835, Morristown, VT; "Mary" m. 30 Aug 1796, Shutesbury, MA, Ebenezer Shaw "both of Shutesbury".[4]
ii. Annis Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1780, Marlboro, VT.[5]
iii. Lois Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1782, Marlboro, VT;[6] d. 10 Feb 1853, Waitsfield, VT; m. Jun 1801, Morristown, VT, John Campbell.
iv. Lyda Whitney, b. 26 Feb 1784, Marlboro, VT;[7] m. 1802, Morristown, VT, Ozias Boardman.
v. Leafy Whitney, b. 29 May 1786, Marlboro, VT;[8] "Relief" d. Jul. 20, 1861, Bowling Green, MO; "Relief" m. 10 Jul 1803, Ralph Tinker; res. Morristown, VT.
vi. William Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1788, Marlboro, VT.[9]
vii. Betsey Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1792; d. 22 or 25 May 1877; m. 28 Aug 1810, Morristown, VT, Benoni Shaw.[10]



1.^  "Elephelet [Whitney] of Shrewsbury and Lois Houghton of Lancaster, int. Jan. 16, 1776. T.R.1," according to Henry S. Nourse, ed., The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs, of Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1643-1850 (Lancaster, MA: 1890), p. 136.

2.^  "Eliphalet [Whitney] and Lois Houghton of Lancaster, int. July 13, 1776," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  "Mary [Whitney], and Ebenezer Shaw, b. of Shutesbury, m. 31 [sic] Sep 1797," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, Massachusetts Vital Records, Shutesbury (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, 1987).

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

8.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

9.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

10.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

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