Family:Whitney, Richard (1770-1845)

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Richard6 Whitney (Richard5, Israel4, Ebenezer3, Richard2, John1), son of Richard5 and Sarah (Butterfield) Whitney, was born 25 Jun 1770, Wilton, NH,[1] and died 30 Mar 1845, Weston, VT.

He married 3 Jun 1794, Wilton, NH, Sarah "Sally" Holt,[2] daughter of Amos and Jemima (Ingalls) Holt. She was born 13 Jan 1771, Wilton, NH, and died 21 Aug 1849, Weston, VT.

Richard Whitney moved to Andover, VT about 1796. The west side of Andover, VT became the town of Weston in 1800.

Children of Richard6 and Sarah "Sally" (Holt) Whitney:

i. Jacob7 Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1797, Andover, VT;[3] d. 24 Mar 1833, Weston, VT.
ii. Sarah Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1798, Andover, VT;[4] m. 9 Nov 1819 or 9 Oct 1820, Weston, VT, Aaron Cragin;[5] d. 18 May 1865, Weston, VT



  • "Vital Records of Wilton, NH"
  • Andover, Vermont Town Hall, Book 1, Page 236
  • Headstone inscriptions, Forefathers Cemetery, Weston, VT

1.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

2.^  "Richard Whitney & Sarah Holt, m. 3 Jun 1794, Wilton, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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

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

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

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