Family:Whitney, Susanna (1707-?)

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Susanna5 Whitney (Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), daughter of Nathaniel4 and Mercy (Robinson) Whitney, was born between 18 Jun 1706 and 17 Jun 1707, Weston, MA (calculated from age at baptism), and was baptized 17 Jun 1711, Weston, MA, in 4th year.[1]

Marriage intentions for her and Abraham Gregory "both of Weston" were published 16 May 1736, Weston, MA.[2] She married, 31 May 1736, Weston, MA, Abraham Gregory, son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Robinson) McGriggo, "both of Weston". He was born 24 Aug 1704, Watertown, MA.

She "now Gregory" was admitted a member of the church 16 Apr 1727, Weston, MA.[3]

Pierce says the following:[4]

SUSANNA [WHITNEY], bap. June 17, 1711; May 31, 1736, Abraham GREGORY, b. Aug. 24, 1704. Ch.: Susanna, b. Oct. 13, 1736; m. May 18, 1758, Jonas BOWMAN; Elijah, b. Feb. 27, 1738; Abigail, b. June 1, 1740; Ruth, b. Dec. 19, 1742; MOSES, b. June 29, 1745; d. June, 1746; Patience, b. Apr. 4, 1747; m. Mar. 19, 1742, Samuel SMITH.

Child of Susanna5 (Whitney) and an unknown father was:

i. Mary6 Whitney, b. 29 Dec 1732, Weston, MA; bapt. 13 Dec 1733, Weston, MA.[5]

Children of Abraham and Susanna5 (Whitney) Gregory:

i. Susanna Gregory, b. 13 Oct 1736, Weston, MA; m. 18 May 1758, Weston, MA, Jonas Bowman "of Lexington", son of Jonas and Abigail (-----) Bowman.
ii. Elijah Gregory, b. 27 Feb 1738/9, Lexington, MA.
iii. Abijah Gregory, b. 1 Jun 1740, Lexington, MA.
iv. Ruth Gregory, b. 19 Dec 1742, Lexington, MA.
v. Moses Gregory, b. 29 Jun 1745, Lexington, MA; d. Jun 1746, Lexington, MA.
vi. Patience Gregory, b. 4 Apr 1747, Lexington, MA; m. 19 Mar 1772, Lexington, MA, Samuel Smith.


1.^  "Susanna [Whitney], d. Nathaniel Jr. and Mercy]], bap. June 17, 1711, a. 4y.," according to Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1707-1850. 1703--Gravestones--1900. Church Records, 1709-1825. Appendix and Addenda, Cent Society, Gleanings from the Town Files, Bits of Genealogy, Error, Indexes, &c. (Boston, MA: McIncloe Bros., Printers, 1901), page 390.

2.^  "Susanna [Whitney] and Abraham Grigory, b. of Weston, int. May 16, 1736," according to Weston Vital Records, page 37.

3.^  "Susanna [Whitney], d. Nathaniel, c.m. Apr. 16, 1727," and "Susanna [Whitney], now Gregory, c.m. 1727," according to Weston Vital Records, pages 411 and 445.

4.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: 1895), pp. 42-43.

5.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Susanna, "she acknowl: her sin Publ." (b. last Dec.), bap. May 13, 1734," according to Weston Vital Records, page 422.

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