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Sarah Whitney

Female 1741 - 1824  (83 years)


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  • Name Sarah Whitney 
    Born 26 Feb 1741  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Moved To 1774  Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 28 Sep 1824  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Person ID I611  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    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, 5, 6
    Family ID F487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nehemiah Ward,   b. 19 May 1751, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1831, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1773  Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10
    • Sarah was the sister of Desire, who married Nehemiah's brother, Edward.
    • Pierce (1895) gives the marriage date as 1775.
    Children 
    +1. Daniel Ward,   b. 11 Jul 1774, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1861, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     2. Hannah Ward,   b. 15 Jul 1776, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1850, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
     3. Desire Ward,   b. 13 Jul 1779, Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1859, Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
     4. Nehemiah Ward,   b. 6 Jul 1783, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1787, Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [Birth]
     5. Nehemiah Ward,   b. 2 Jan 1788, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F610  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Feb 1741 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Oct 1773 - Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - 1774 - Athol, now Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Sep 1824 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S451] Martyn, Charles. The William Ward Genealogy - The History of the Descendants of William Ward of Sudbury, Mass. 1638-1925, (New York: Artemas Ward, 1925).

    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. [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).

    4. [S457] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. Ward Family: Descendants of William Ward, (Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1851).

    5. [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).

    6. [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).

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

    8. [S452] Woodward, Norma Slater. Descendants of Richard Woodward New England 1589-1982, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1982).

    9. [S453] Roy, Robert Alan. Extracts from the Genealogical Files of Barbara Crosby, (Orange, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1980).

    10. [S456] Jackson, Francis. A History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, from 1639 to 1800, Reprint of 1854 Original, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 1987).