Family:Whitney, Jabez (1750-1825)

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Jabez5 Whitney (Joshua4, Joshua3, Benjamin2, John1) son of Joshua4 and Phebe (-----) Whitney,[1] was born 8 Jan 1750, Medway, MA,[2] and died 30 Jan 1825, Hinsdale, MA, aged 74 years,[3] or Windsor, MA, aged 72 years, or in his 76th year.[4]

He married firstly, 20 Oct 1771, Medway, MA, Experience Fairbanks,[5] daughter of Jonas and Experience (Lealand) Fairbanks. She was born 15 Apr 1755, Medway MA, and died 19 Nov 1805, Hinsdale, MA, aged 51 years.[6]

Marriage intentions were published before 27 Jul 1806, Hinsdale, MA, for him and Mrs. ----- Davis.[7] He married secondly, 6 Mar 1806, Peru, MA, Mrs. Hannah (-----) Davis,[8] parentage, birth, and death unknown.

Hannah may be widow Hannah B. Whitney who died 10 Mar 1849, Westfield, aged 87 years, and so born about 1761-1762,[9] and was buried in the Old Burying Ground, Westfield, MA.[10]

Children of Jabez5 and Experience (Fairbanks) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Moses6 Whitney, b. 22 Feb 1772, Medway, MA;[11] apparently d. before 1789.
ii. Priscilla Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1774, Wrentham, MA;[12] m. 2 Apr 1793, Peru, MA, Comfort Curtis.[13]
iii. Lois Whitney, b. ca. 1775; d. bef. 1825, Peru, MA; m. 30 Mar 1797, Peru, MA, Arvin Fisk.[14]
iv. (daughter) Whitney, b. before 1790. Possibly Sarah, b. ca. 1776; "Salla" d. 11 Sep 1813, South Brookfield, MA, aged 37 years; m. (int. 29 Dec 1794, Peru, MA), Dr. Henry Bass.[15]
v. Polly Whitney, b. bef. 1790; d. Mar 1816, Middlebury, NY; m. (int. 4 Sep 1804, Peru, MA[16]) 20 Sep 1804, Hinsdale, MA, Abel Watkins.[17]
vi. (daughter) Whitney, b. before 1790.
vii. (daughter) Whitney, b. before 1790.
viii. Moses Whitney, b. ca. 23 Apr 1789, Peru, MA, m. Polly Ferry.
ix. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1790-1800. Possibly Lovina/Levina, b. ca. 1791; d. 5 Dec 1828, Plainfield, MA, aged 37 years; m. 8 Apr 1812, Hinsdale, MA, Ira Hamlin.[18]
x. Jabez Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1793, Hinsdale, MA;[19] m.(1) Sabrina Lyon; m.(2) Epha Sawyer.
xi. Betsy Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1795, Peru, MA; d. 9 Jan 1878, Peru, MA, aged 82 years 4 months, of old age;[20] m. (int. 3 Apr 1814, Hinsdale, MA) Salmon Squires.[21]
xii. (child) Whitney, b. unknown; d. -- --- 1804, Hinsdale, MA.[22]
xiii. Lealand Whitney, b. unknown; d. 23 Jun ----, Hinsdale, MA, aged 7 years.[23]

Jabez5 and Hannah (-----)(Davis) Whitney had no children.

Census

References

1.^  "Jabez [Whitney], s. Joshua and Phebe, [born] Jan. 8, 1750 "O.S."," according to Vital Records of Medway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

2.^  "Jabez [Whitney], [died] Jan. 30, 1825, a. 74. G.R.," according to Vital Records of Hinsdale, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1902).

3.^  "Jabiz [Whitney], [died] Jan. 30, 1825, in 76th y. [Jabez, a. 72, Congregational Church Record]," according to Vital Records of Windsor, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1917).

4.^  "Jabez [Whitney] and [int. adds Mrs.] Experience Fairbank [int. Fairbanks] [married] Oct. 20, 1771," according to Medway Vital Records.

5.^  "_______ [Whitney], w. Jabez, [died] __ ___, 1805. C.R. [Experience, Nov. 19, a. 51, G.R.]," according to Hinsdale Vital Records.

6.^  "Jabez [Whitney] and Mrs. _____ Davis, int. __ ___ ____ [rec. before July 27, 1806.]," according to Hinsdale Vital Records.

7.^  "Jabez [Whitney] of Hinsdale, and Hannah Davis, [married] Mar. 6, 1806," according to Vital Records of Peru, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1902).

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 40, page 84.

9.^  FindAGrave Memorial #37604612, Hannah B. Whitney.

10.^  "Moses [Whitney], s. Jabez and Experience, [born] Feb. 22, 1772," according to Medway Vital Records.

11.^  "Priscilla [Whitney], d. of Jabez and Exper[i]ence, [born] Feb. 4, 1774," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Wrentham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).

12.^  "[torn] [Whitney] and Comfort Curtis, int. [Apr.] 2, 1793," according to Peru Vital Records.

13.^  "Lois [Whitney] and Arvin [int.Arven] Fisk, [married] Mar. 30, 1797," according to Peru Vital Records.

14.^  "Polly [Whitney] and Abel Watkins, int. Sept. 4, 1804," according to Peru Vital Records.

15.^  "Polly [dup. Polley] [Whitney] and Abel Watkins, [married] Sept. 20, ____, [Sept. 20, 1804. C.R.]," according to Hinsdale Vital Records.

16.^  "Sarah [Whitney] and Henry Bass, int. Dec. 29, 1794," according to Peru Vital Records.

17.^  "Lovina [Whitney] and Ira Hamlin, int. Mar. 12, 1812. [Levina, m. Apr. 8, 1812, C.R.]," according to Hinsdale Vital Records.

18.^  "Jabez [Whitney] (Whitny) Jr., ch. Jabez and Experiance, [born] June 7, 1793," according to Hinsdale Vital Records.

19.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 301, page 54.

20.^  "Betsy [Whitney] [and] Salmon Squires, int. Apr. 3, 1814," according to Hinsdale Vital Records.

21.^  "_______ [Whitney], ch. Jabez, __ ___, [died] 1804. C.R.," according to Hinsdale Vital Records.

22.^  "Lealand [Whitney], s. Jabez and Experience, [died] June 23, ____, a. 7. G.R.," according to Hinsdale Vital Records.


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