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Ensign Abner Whitney

Male 1744 - 1826  (81 years)


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  • Name Abner Whitney 
    Title Ensign 
    Born 17 Nov 1744  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    History 1767  [3
    He was taken into the household of Abraham Jackson.
     
    Married To 21 Mar 1768  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Esther Jackson, the daughter of Abraham and Mary (Hide) Jackson. She was born on 3 December 1748 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Isaac Whitney
    2. Sally Whitney
    3. Fanny Whitney
    4. Abraham Whitney (1779-1853)
    5. Abner Whitney (1780-1866)
    6. Jacob Whitney (1784-1824) 
    Military 1775  [2
    He served in Captain Wiswell's Company which was raised in Newton, Massachusetts. He was promoted to Sergeant. Later during the war, he was promoted to Ensign. 
    History 13 Apr 1818  [2
    He was granted a pension for is Revolutionary War service. He was residing in Windsor County, Vermont at that time. 
    Died 6 Jan 1826  Windsor County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I14849  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2018 

    Father Jonas Whitney,   b. Abt 1709 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sarah Perry,   b. 16 Feb 1716, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 8 May 1735  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 7
    Family ID F487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Nov 1744 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Esther Jackson, the daughter of Abraham and Mary (Hide) Jackson. She was born on 3 December 1748 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Isaac Whitney 2. Sally Whitney 3. Fanny Whitney 4. Abraham Whitney (1779-1853) 5. Abner Whitney (1780-1866) 6. Jacob Whitney (1784-1824) - 21 Mar 1768 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jan 1826 - Windsor County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S974] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 volume 1 - Births , (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1911).

    2. [S972] Pierce, Frederick Clifton. The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came From London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts in 1635 , (Chicago: Press of W. B. Conkey Company, 1895).

    3. [S666] Ritter, Priscilla R. and Thelma Fleishman. Newton, Massachusetts, 1679-1779 A Biographical Directory, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1982).

    4. [S975] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 volume 2 Marriages and Deaths, (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1911).

    5. [S456] Jackson, Francis. A History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, from 1639 to 1800, (Boston: Stacy and Richardson, 1854).

    6. [S665] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1905).

    7. [S976] Whitney, Henry Austin. "The Descendants of John and Elinor Whitney, of Watertown, Mass", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XI-1857).