Isaiah Whitney (1671 - 1712)

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Birthplace: Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Death: Died in Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA
Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About Isaiah Whitney

"They owned the Covenant at Lexington in 1698, when one of their children, probably the first, was baptized."[9]

On 4 May 1699 they owned the Covenant in Lexington, MA.[10]

"The witnesses to his will were Samuel WHITNEY, John MASON, Eliza and Martha FOXCRAFT."[11]

A true Inventory of all & singular yt goods chatteles & credits of Isaiah Whitney of Cambridge in New England Husbandman Late Dec'd: Priczed in the tenth day of January 17 11/12 by those whose names are underwritten as followeth: Imps., His.: Item, wearing aparrill........................................02 16 00 Item, his books...............................................00 05 00 Item, one bed with beding in yt chamber.......................05 00 00 Item, his table lining........................................00 11 00 Item, to 2 chests & 2 boxes...................................00 10 00 Item, to 2 beds with beding in ye lower rooms.................04 00 00 Item, the pewter..............................................01 00 00 Item, the brass...............................................00 04 00 Item, one iron pot & kettle with severall small things........00 14 00 Item, to lumber...............................................01 00 00 Item, earthen ware & glasses..................................00 01 00 Item, armes & amunition.......................................00 09 00 Item, to utensols for husbandry...............................01 19 00 Item, to boards not yet improved..............................00 12 00 Item, to stock of chattles & swine............................21 00 00 ---------- Sum 39 19 00 Item, the house and lands.....................................40 00 00 Estate in debt: Impri: to money due by bond...................................24 00 00 Item, to money due by bond....................................05 06 00 Item, to money due by bond....................................09 15 00 Item, to money due for a pair of oxen.........................05 00 00 Item, to funerall charges.....................................02 00 00 Item, to money due to ye publick taxes........................01 11 03 ---------- Sum 47 12 07 Beside Docklers and other small debts yt do not yet thuoreghly known. FFRANCES BOWMAN. SAMUEL WHIEMORE. JOHN MAJON. Exhibited & sworn to by Sarah WHITNEY admitted adm. to her late husband Isaiah WHITNEY above decd intestate as a full inventory of his estate that she knows of Camb. 25 June 17 11-12.

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Family:Whitney, Isaiah (1671-1712)

Isaiah3 Whitney (Thomas2, John1), son of Thomas2 and Mary (Kedell) Whitney,[1] was born 16 Sep 1671, Watertown, MA,[2] and died 1 Jan 1711/2, Cambridge, MA.[3]

He married about 1695,[4] Sarah (Woodward) Eddy, daughter of George and Elizabeth (Hammond) Woodward. She was born Oct. 3, 1675, Watertown, MA, and died after 1715, when she was living in Lexington, MA.[5]

Sarah Woodward had married firstly, July 6, 1693, Watertown, MA, John Eddy,[6] son of Samuel and Sarah (Meade) Eddy. He was born ca. 1666, and died 26 Jul 1694, Watertown, MA.[7] Administration on his estate was granted to his widow Sarah on 22 Oct 1694.[8]

"They owned the Covenant at Lexington in 1698, when one of their children, probably the first, was baptized."[9]

On 4 May 1699 they owned the Covenant in Lexington, MA.[10] "The witnesses to his will were Samuel WHITNEY, John MASON, Eliza and Martha FOXCRAFT."[11]

 A true Inventory of all & singular yt goods chatteles & credits of Isaiah Whitney

of Cambridge in New England Husbandman Late Dec'd: Priczed in the tenth day of January 17 11/12 by those whose names are underwritten as followeth:

 Imps., His.:

Item, wearing aparrill........................................02 16 00 Item, his books...............................................00 05 00 Item, one bed with beding in yt chamber.......................05 00 00 Item, his table lining........................................00 11 00 Item, to 2 chests & 2 boxes...................................00 10 00 Item, to 2 beds with beding in ye lower rooms.................04 00 00 Item, the pewter..............................................01 00 00 Item, the brass...............................................00 04 00 Item, one iron pot & kettle with severall small things........00 14 00 Item, to lumber...............................................01 00 00 Item, earthen ware & glasses..................................00 01 00 Item, armes & amunition.......................................00 09 00 Item, to utensols for husbandry...............................01 19 00 Item, to boards not yet improved..............................00 12 00 Item, to stock of chattles & swine............................21 00 00

                                                            ----------
                                                         Sum 39 19 00

Item, the house and lands.....................................40 00 00 Estate in debt: Impri: to money due by bond...................................24 00 00 Item, to money due by bond....................................05 06 00 Item, to money due by bond....................................09 15 00 Item, to money due for a pair of oxen.........................05 00 00 Item, to funerall charges.....................................02 00 00 Item, to money due to ye publick taxes........................01 11 03

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                                                         Sum 47 12 07
 Beside Docklers and other small debts yt do not yet thuoreghly known.
                                                      FFRANCES BOWMAN.
                                                      SAMUEL WHIEMORE.
                                                      JOHN MAJON.
 

Exhibited & sworn to by Sarah WHITNEY admitted adm. to her late husband Isaiah WHITNEY above decd intestate as a full inventory of his estate that she knows of Camb. 25 June 17 11-12.[12]

Children of Isaiah3 and Sarah (Woodward)(Eddy) Whitney:

i. Mary4 Whitney, bapt. 4 May 1696;[13] m. Benjamin Wellington.

ii. John Whitney, b. 6 Dec 1698, Lexington, MA;[14] m. Rebecca4 Whitney.

iii. Isaiah Whitney, b. 1 Jun 1700, Lexington, MA;[15] m. int. Elizabeth Farrow; m.(1/2) Elizabeth5 Whitney.

iv. Nathaniel Whitney, b. say 1702;[16] no further record.

v. Sarah Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1705, Lexington, MA;[17] m. Andrew Parker.

vi. Elijah Whitney, b. 2 Aug 1707, Lexington, MA;[18] m.(1) Mercy Heald; m.(2) Rebecca (Winship) Whitney.

vii. Abraham Whitney, bapt. 19 Feb 1710, Lexington, MA;[19] m. Sarah5 Whitney.

viii. Jonas Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1711, Lexington, MA;[20] bapt. 25 Sep 1711, Lexington, MA [sic];[21] no further record. Pierce confuses him with another man of the same name. [edit]References

1.^ His parentage is proven by his birth record. 2.^ "Isaiah Whetny, s. Thomas & Mary Whetny, b. 16 Sep 1671," according to Watertown Records, Comprising the First and Second Book of Town Proceedings, with the Land Grants and Possessions. Also, the Proprietors' Book, and the First Book of and Supplement of Births, Deaths, and Marriages (Watertown, MA: Historical Society, 1894), vol. 1, p. 35. 3.^ "Isaiah [Whittney], [died] Jan. 1, 1711-12," according to Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1914-1915), p. 791. Also, "Isaiah Whitting, d. Jan. 1, 1711-12," according to Lexington, Massachusetts. Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths to January 1, 1898 (Boston, MA: Wright and Potter, 1898). 4.^ This is estimated from the death of her first husband and the baptism of her oldest child. 5.^ Henry Bond, Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston (2nd ed., Watertown, MA: 1860), pp. 644, 658. 6.^ Bond, op. cit., p. 203. 7.^ L.D.S. International Genealogical Index. 8.^ Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney (Chicago, IL: 1895), p. 31-33. 9.^ Ibid. 10.^ Thoedore Parker, John Parker of Lexington & Descendants from Deacon Thomas Parker of Reading, MA, 1635-1893 (Charles Hamilton Press, 1893), p. 41. 11.^ Ibid. 12.^ Ibid. 13.^ Ibid. 14.^ "John [Whitney], s. of Isaiah and Sarah, b. Dec. 6, 1698, bp. May 4, 1699," according to Lexington, Massachusetts. Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths to January 1, 1898 (Boston, MA: Wright and Potter, 1898), part 1, p. 88. "John [Whittney], s. of Isaiah and Sarah, [born] Dec. 6, 1698," according to Cambridge Vital Records, p. 760. 15.^ "Isaiah [Whitney], s. of Isaiah and Sarah, b. June 1, 1700, bp. July, 1700," according to Lexington Vital Records, part 1, p. 88. "Isaiah [Whittney], s. of Isaiah and Sarah, [born] June 1, 1700," according to Cambridge Vital Records, p. 760. 16.^ Pierce, loc. cit. 17.^ "Sarah [Whitney], d. of Isaiah and Sarah, b. Apr. 9, 1705, bp. Apr. 22, 1705," according to Lexington Vital Records, part 1, p. 88. "Sarah [Whittney], d. of Isaiah and Sarah, [born] Nov. 9, 1705," according to Cambridge Vital Records, p. 760. 18.^ "Elijah [Whitney], s. of Isaiah and Sarah, b. Aug. 2, 1707, bp. Aug. 3, 1707," according to Lexington Vital Records, part 1, p. 88. "Elijah [Whittney], s. of Isaiah and Sarah, [born] Aug. 2, 1707," according to Cambridge Vital Records, p. 760. 19.^ "Abraham [Whitney], bp. Feb. 19, 1710," (no parents listed) according to Lexington Vital Records, part 2, p. 284. 20.^ "Jonas [Whitney], s. of Isaiah and Sarah, b. Nov. 27, 1711, bp. Nov. 25, 1711," [sic] according to Lexington Vital Records, part 1, p. 88. "Jonas [Whittney], s. of Isaiah and Sarah, [born] Nov. 27, 1711," according to Cambridge Vital Records, p. 760. Copyright © 1999, 2006, 2008, Robert L. Ward and the Whitney Research Group

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Isaiah Whitney's Timeline

1671
September 16, 1671
Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
1698
December 6, 1698
Age 27
Cambridge Farms, Massachusetts, United States
1700
June 1, 1700
Age 28
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
1702
1702
Age 30
1705
March 9, 1705
Age 33
Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
April 9, 1705
Age 33
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
1707
August 2, 1707
Age 35
Lexington, Middlesex, MA, United States
1711
February 27, 1711
Age 39
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
1712
January 1, 1712
Age 40
Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA
1923
November 20, 1923
Age 40