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Richard Whitney, I

Birthplace: Hesworth, London, England
Death: Died in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Whitney, Sr. and Elinor Whitney, LNU
Husband of Sarah Whitney and Martha Whitney
Father of Sarah Whitney; Moses Whitney; Joanna Cady; Deborah Whitney; Rebecca Whitney and 3 others
Brother of John Whitney, Jr; Elinore Whitney; Mary Whitney; Nathaniel Whitney; Thomas Whitney Sr. and 8 others

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About Richard Whitney, I

He came to New England with his parents and his brothers in the "Elizabeth and Ann," from London, in April 1635. His age was recorded as 9 years, although he was 11.[7]

He and Martha Coldam lived at Concord, MA.[8]

He was admitted freeman on 7 May 1651 at Watertown, MA.[9]


Alert! In the midst of research, I have found that Richards brother Thomas may actuall be the line that leads us to moses whitney, etc. may be changed.....

Richard Whitney, second son and third child of John and Elinor Whitney, was born in England in 1626. He was admitted a freeman May 7, 1651. He probably settled in Stow prior to the division of that town from Concord, as his name appears among the proprietors of Stow in 1680. In 1697, being over seventy years of age, he was released from further military training by the court. March 19, 1650, he married Martha Coklam, and was the father of Sarah, Moses. Johannah, Deborah, Rebecca, Richard, Elisha and Ebenezer. -------------------- Richard Whitney Birth 06 Jan 1624 in Hesworth, London, England Death 20 Sep 1719 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Parents John (Immigrant) WHITNEY 1589 – 1673 Elinor BRAY 1599 – 1659 Show siblingsSpouse & Children Martha Coldham 1626 – 1672 Sarah Whitney 1652 – Moses Whitney 1655 – 1723 Johanah Whitney 1656 – Jonathan Whitney 1656 – Deborah Whitney 1658 – Rebecca Whitney 1659 – 1660 Richard Whitney 1660 – 1723 Elisha Whitney 1662 – Ebenezer Whitney 1672 – 1727

Timeline (View details) 1624 6 Jan Birth Hesworth, London, England 1624 6 Jan Baptism Isleworth-on-Thames, Middlesex, England 1650 19 Mar Age: 26 Marriage to Martha Coldham Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 1650 19 Mar Age: 26 Marriage to Martha Coldham 1719 20 Sep Age: 95 Death Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

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Richard Whitney, I's Timeline

January 6, 1623
Isleworth, Middlesex, England
January 6, 1624
Hesworth, London, England
January 6, 1624
Hesworth, London, England
January 6, 1624
All Saints, Isleworth, Middlesex
January 6, 1624
Par.of Isleworth, Hesworth, London, England
March 19, 1650
Age 26
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
March 17, 1652
Age 28
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
August 1, 1655
Age 31
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
January 16, 1656
Age 32
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
October 12, 1658
Age 34
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts