Family:Whitney, Mason (1765-a1850)

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Mason6 Whitney (Micah5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Micah5 and Lydia (Mason) Whitney, was born 16 Dec 1765, Natick, MA, and died after 1850, Norway, NY.

He married firstly, 29 Mar 1792, Mendon, MA, Dolly Rawson, both "of Uxbridge",[1] daughter of Timothy and Chloe (Fish) Rawson. She was born 10 Mar 1768, Uxbridge, MA, and died 1803.

He married secondly, said 1806, Eunice Babcock, daughter of Elisha and Elizabeth (Perry) Babcock, of Charlestown, RI. She was born about 1775, RI, and died after 1850.

Children of Mason6 and Dolly (Rawson) Whitney (probably incomplete):

i. Harriet7 Whitney, b. say 1793, Newport, NY; d. 1865; m. 1812, Capt. John Knapp.
ii. Maria Whitney, b. 31 May 1795, Newport, NY; d. 22 Jun 1863, Jefferson Co., NY; m. 25 Dec 1820, Isaac Wells.
iii. Erastus Whitney, b. 13 Jul 1797, Newport, NY; m. Betsy Chadwick.
iv. Chauncy Whitney, b. say 1799; m. Maria Coffin.
iv. Luna Whitney, b. say 1802; d. 1841.

Children of Mason6 and Eunice (Babcock) Whitney, if any, unknown. It seems possible that Susan, b. ca. 1810, NY, wife of Ebenezer Willoughby, below, could be a daughter.


116 120 Ebenezer Willoughby 46 M - Farmer $2000 N.Y. Susan " 40 F - do Sarah Willoughby 18 F - N.Y. Attended school William " 16 M - Farmer do Attended school Eunice Whitney 75 F - R. Island Mason " 84 M - Mass.


  • Natick Vital Records

1.^  "Mason [Whitney] and Dol[l]y Rawson, both of Uxbridge, [married] Mar. 29, 1792," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Mendon, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1920). Also, "Mason [Whitney] and Dolly (Polley, int.) Rawson, in Mendon, [married] Mar. 29, 1792," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Uxbridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1916).

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