Family:Whitney, Mary (1727-1810)

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Mary5 Whitney (Nathan4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), daughter of Nathan4 and Mary (Holman) Whitney,[1] was born 4 Jun 1727, Stow, MA,[2] and died "wid." 19 Feb 1810, Harvard, MA, aged 83 years, of old age.

Marriage intentions were published 17 Dec 1743, Stow, MA,[3] and 17 Dec 1743, Harvard, MA for her "of Stow" and Jeremiah Priest "of Harvard",[4] son of Gabriel and Abigail (Fairbanks) Priest. He was born 30 Apr 1722, Lancaster, MA, and died 28 Dec 1781, Harvard, MA, aged 60 years 8 months.

Children of Jeremiah and Mary5 (Whitney) Priest, all born Harvard, MA:

i. Sarah Priest, b. 10 Oct 1744.
ii. Jeremiah Priest, b. 10 Jan 1746.
iii. Nathan Priest, b. 22 Oct 1747.
iv. John Priest, b. 22 Sep 1749.
v. Mary Priest, b. 28 Mar 1752.
vi. Daniel Priest, b. 6 Jul 1754.
vii. Job Priest, b. 27 Mar 1756.
viii. Aaron Priest, b. 2 Mar 1758.
ix. Elijah Priest, b. 21 Sep 1760.
x. Abigail Priest, b. 12 Apr 1762.
xi. Daniel Priest, b. 6 Jul 1764.


1.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record.

2.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Nathan [and] Mary, [born] June 4, 1727," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

3.^  "Mary [Whitney] and Jeremiah Preist of Harvard, int. Dec. 17, 1743," according to Stow Vital Records.

4.^  "Mary [Whitney] of Stow, and Jeremiah Preist, int. Dec. 17, 1743," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

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