John Whitney

Male 1592 - 1673  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name John Whitney 
    Christened 20 Jul 1592  Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Agency: Saint Margaret's Church  
    Occupation 22 Feb 1597  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    John was appointed by his father, to William Pring of the Old Bailey, London, a member of the Merchaint Tailor's Company. 
    Moved To Abt 1604  Isleworth-on-the-Thames, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 13 Mar 1604  [3, 5
    He was listed as a member of the Merchant Tailor's Company. 
    Education say 1608  [3, 5
    He received an education at the Westminster School, now St. Peter's College. 
    Moved to Abt 1625  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    He lived on Bow Lane, near Bow Church. 
    Occupation Sep 1631  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    John Whitney placed his eldest son, John, in the Merchant Tailor's School. 
    Emigration Apr 1635  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    They sailed from London on board The Elizabeth and Ann, Roger Cooper, master and arrived in New England in June.
     
    Freeman 3 Mar 1635/36  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11
    Offices Held 1638 to 1655  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7, 10
    He was elected a Selectman and served until 1655 when he became the Town Clerk. 
    Offices Held 1 Jun 1641  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    He was appointed a Constable. 
    Offices Held 1655  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 7, 10
    He became the Town Clerk. 
    Will 3 Apr 1673  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6, 10
    He mentions his children: John, Richard, Thomas, Jonathan, Joshua, and Benjamin. 
    Died 1 Jun 1673  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Inventory 4 Jun 1673  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10, 11
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Person ID I646  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2019 

    Father Thomas Whitney,   b. Abt 1546, Lambeth Marsh, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 20 May 1637, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Mother Mary Bray,   b. 1564, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 25 Sep 1629, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Marriage Intentions 10 May 1583  Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 14
    Married 12 May 1583  Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 12, 13, 14
    Agency: Saint Margaret's Church  
    Family ID F634  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elinor,   b. 1599, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1659, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1618  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 7, 13
    Children 
     1. Mary Whitney,   c. 23 May 1619, Isleworth-on-the-Thames, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Whitney,   c. 14 Sep 1621, Isleworth-on-the-Thames, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1692, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     3. Richard Whitney,   c. 6 Jan 1623/24, Isleworth-on-the-Thames, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nathaniel Whitney,   b. 1627, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. probably young, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Thomas Whitney,   b. 1629, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1719, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     6. Jonathan Whitney,   b. 1634, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1702, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     7. Joshua Whitney,   b. 15 Jul 1635, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1719, Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     8. Caleb Whitney,   b. 12 Jul 1640, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 12 Jul 1640, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     9. Benjamin Whitney,   b. 6 Jun 1643, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1723, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Judith Clement,   d. Before 1673, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 Sep 1659  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F633  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - Agency: Saint Margaret's Church - 20 Jul 1592 - Westminster, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - John was appointed by his father, to William Pring of the Old Bailey, London, a member of the Merchaint Tailor's Company. - 22 Feb 1597 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - Abt 1604 - Isleworth-on-the-Thames, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1618 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - He lived on Bow Lane, near Bow Church. - Abt 1625 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - John Whitney placed his eldest son, John, in the Merchant Tailor's School. - Sep 1631 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - They sailed from London on board The Elizabeth and Ann, Roger Cooper, master and arrived in New England in June. - Apr 1635 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 3 Mar 1635/36 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was elected a Selectman and served until 1655 when he became the Town Clerk. - 1638 to 1655 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was appointed a Constable. - 1 Jun 1641 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He became the Town Clerk. - 1655 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Sep 1659 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his children: John, Richard, Thomas, Jonathan, Joshua, and Benjamin. - 3 Apr 1673 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jun 1673 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - 4 Jun 1673 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    3. [S71] Johnson, Hugh Albert. Norris, Hackett, Prescott and Allied Families Our Ancestors and Their Descendants, (Annandale, Virginia: Charles Baptie Studios, 1975).

    4. [S176] Ward, Robert Leigh and Tim Doyle. "The Whitney Lineage of John Whitney of Watertown, Massachusetts" , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume 81, October 2006).

    5. [S977] Rixford, Elizabeth Mary Leach. Families Directly Descended from All the Royal Families in Europe (495-1932) and Mayflower Descendants, (Burlington, Vermont: Free Press Printing Co., 1932).

    6. [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).

    7. [S831] Bouley, Charles Henry. Biographical Sketches of the Pioneer Settlers of New England and Their Descendants in Worcester, Massachusetts, (Barre, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1964).

    8. [S952] Hudson, Charles. History of the Town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts from its First Settlement in 1657 to 1861 with a Brief Sketch of the Town of Northborough, (Boston: T.R. Marvin & Son, 1862).

    9. [S978] Temple, Josiah Howard. A Genealogical Register of Framingham Families including All Who took up Residence in Town Before A.D. 1860 , (Framingham, Massachusetts: The Town of Framingham, 1887).

    10. [S463] Bond, Henry. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts including Waltham and Weston, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).

    11. [S979] Barry, William. A History of Framingham, Massachusetts Including the Plantation, From 1640 to the Present Time , (Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1847).

    12. [S261] Ward, Robert L. Email: 1997-02-06, "Benjamin Whitney, b 6 Jun 1643" , (Email message from rlward1 (at) erols.com, 6 February 1997).

    13. [S255] Gum, Mrs. Robert Richardson. Genealogy of the Whitney Family , (Frankfort, Kentucky: privately printed, 1926).

    14. [S182] Reed, Paul C. "Whitney Origins Revisited" , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume 69, Number 1, January 1994).



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