Family:Whitney, Simon (1761-1837)

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Simon Whitney (Thomas, John), son of Thomas and Mary (Clark) Whitney, was baptized 4 Nov 1761, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, and died 24 Oct 1837, Keyston, Huntingdonshire.

He "of Aldwincle" married firstly, 12 Apr 1784, Lowick, Northamptonshire, England, Alice Sharman, of Lowick, daughter of John and Mary (-----) Sharman. She was baptized 18 Oct 1753, Buckworth, Huntingdonshire and died 1794, Keyston, Huntingdonshire.

He married secondly, 28 Jun 1795, Aldwincle St.Peter, Northamptonshire, Hannah Johnson, both of Aldwincle, daughter of John and Hannah (Sharman) Johnson. She was baptized 1767, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire, and died Sep 1846, Thrapston, Northamptonshire.

In Jan 1817 he was tried in Northamptonshire, and acquitted.

In the summer of 1823 he was tried and convicted, and sentenced to transportation.

Children of Simon and Alice (Sharman) Whitney:

i. Thomas Whitney, bapt. 27 Feb 1785, Lowick, Northamptonshire.
ii. George Sharman Whitney, bapt. 21 Jun 1786, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire; d. 31 Dec 1786, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire.
iii. Hannah Whitney, bapt. 13 Jun 1790, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire.
iv. Simon Whitney, b. ca. 1792, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire; d. 1868, Thrapston, Northamptonshire; m.(1) 25 Dec 1817, Raunds, Northamptonshire, Sarah Bell, both of Raunds; m.(2) 24 Sep 1827, Raunds, Northamptonshire, Dorothy Parker.
v. Mary Whitney, bapt. 2 Mar 1794, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire; d. 16 Mar 1794, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire.
vi. Samuel Whitney, b. 1794, Keyston, Huntingdonshire; d. 16 May 1796, Keyston, Huntingdonshire;[sic] bur. 24 May 1794, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire.[sic]

Children of Simon and Hannah (Johnson) Whitney:

vii. Susanna Whitney, bapt. 18 Sep 1796, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire; d. 24 Feb 1883, Lowick, Northamptionshire; m.(1) 3 Jun 1816, Keyston, Huntingdonshire, John Pack; m.(2) 20 Dec 1832, Lowick, Northamptionshire, Esau Swan.
viii. John Johnson Whitney, bapt. 1 Oct 1797, Keyston, Huntingdonshire; d. 1864, Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire; m. 15 Mar 1819, Great Gidding, Huntingdonshire, Sarah Watkins.
ix. William1 Whitney, bapt. 2 Jun 1799, Keyston, Huntingdonshire; m.(1) Hannah Plowright; m.(2) Elizabeth "Eliza" Whittle.
x. Joanna Whitney, bapt. 27 Jun 1802, Keyston, Huntingdonshire; d. 23 Dec 1823, Lowick, Northamptonshire.
xi. Elizabeth Whitney, bapt. 17 Mar 1805, Keyston, Huntingdonshire; d. 26 Oct 1826, Keyston, Huntingdonshire.


  • 1841, Great Gidding, Huntingdonshire, England. Widow Hannah Whitney, aged 75; Sarah Sharp, aged 25; and John Sharp, aged 2 months.


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