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Record Commisioners of the City of Boston, A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, Containing Dorchester Births, Marriages, and Deaths to the End of 1825, vol. 21 (Boston, MA: Rockwell and Churchill, 1891).

Registry Department of the City of Boston, Vital Records of the Town of Dorchester from 1826 to 1849, vol. 36 (Boston, MA: Rockwell and Churchill, 1905).

Contents

Births

WHITNEY

Albert Henry, s. Jacob and Ann Maria, July 6, 1842. [p. 80]
Benjamin Franklin, s. Benjamin and Rachel, [?bap.] July 11, 1819. [p. 310]
Caroline S. (twin), d. Francis N. and Catharine, Dec. 26, 1843. [p. 80]
Catherine M. (twin), d. Francis N. and Catharine, Dec. 26, 1843. [p. 80]
Charlotte Maria, d. Jacob and Ann M., July 31, 1849. [p. 80]
Francis Henry, s. Noah Francis and Catherine, Oct. 5, 1837. [p. 80]
Jacob, s. Jacob and Ann Maria, Nov. 14, 1839. [p. 80]
John Andrews, s. Benjamin and Rachel, [?bap.] July 11, 1819. [p. 310]
John Philip, s. Jacob and Ann Maria, Apr. 9, 1847. [p. 80]
John Prescott, s. John F. and Julia, Nov. 2, 1849. [p. 80]
Joseph Francis, s. Jacob and Ann Maria, Dec. 14, 1844. [p. 80]
Julia Frances, d. John F. and Maria, Feb. 1, 1848. [p. 80]
Lydia Ann Wyatt, d. Benjamin and Rachel, [?bap.] July 11, 1819. [p. 310]
Sarah, d. Horace and Sarah, Nov. 17, 1844. [p. 80]
Thomas, s. Ephraim and Joanna, Oct. 11, 1847. [p. 80]
William Ellum, s. Silas H. and Sarah H., Apr. 2, 1848. [p. 80]

Marriages

WHITNEY

Abigail and Robert Merrifield, both of Dorchester, Jan. 12, 1768. [p. 230]
Josiah of Wrentham and Abigail Martin, Nov. 3, 1713. [p. 106]
Mrs. Mary Whitney and The Rev. Mr. Jacob Bacon of Plymouth, Oct. 25, 1774. [p. 232]
Mary of Milton and George B. Jones of Philadelphia, July 6, 1841. [p. 210]
Miss Rebeckah Pollock Whitney and Mr. Daniel Wm. Doughty, Aug. 24, 1823. [p. 347]
Seth D. of Milton and Adeline D. Frain, int. Oct. 14, 1843. [p. 210]
Miss Susannah Whitney and Capt. Elisha Harrington, Aug. 24, 1823. [p. 347] [NOTE]

Deaths

WHITNEY

Thomas B, s. Ephraim and Joanna, Aug. 27, 1849, a. 9m. 16d. [p. 209]
"David Williams, James Pike, and ______WHITNEY, residents in the town were all Drowned, coming from Boston to Dorchester neck by the Conoe Oversiting, December the 24th, 1803." [p. 353] [NOTE]
_____, ch. Ebenr., Feb. 28, 1811. [p. 359] [NOTE]

1841-1910

From "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

Births

Whitney, Albert A. [Twin], birth, 1868, vol. 206, p. 297:

[number] 28; [birthdate] Feby. 5, 1868; [date of record] --; [name] Albert A. Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Simeon F. & Emma F. (Whitney); [residence of father] Dorchester; [occupation of father] Expressman; [birthplace of father] Needham; [birthplace of mother] Dover, Mass.

Whitney, Alice A. [Twin], birth, 1868, vol. 206, p. 297:

[number] 29; [birthdate] Feby. 5, 1868; [date of record] --; [name] Alice A. Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Simeon F. & Emma F. (Whitney); [residence of father] Dorchester; [occupation of father] Expressman; [birthplace of father] Needham; [birthplace of mother] Dover, Mass.

Whitney, Charlotte Maria, birth, 1849, vol. 36, p. 29:

[number] 259; [birthdate] July 31; [date of record] --; [name] Charlotte Maria Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Jacob & Ann M. Whitney; [residence of father] Brush Hill Turnpike; [occupation of father] Millwright; [birthplace of father] Hope, Me.; [birthplace of mother] Boston.

Whitney, Clara Elizabeth, birth, 1850, vol. 43, p. 181:

[number] 179; [birthdate] Sept. 7; [date of record] --; [name] Clara Elizabeth Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Harvard; [parents] Silas H. & Sarah H. Whitney; [residence of father] Dorchester; [occupation of father] Brass Finisher; [birthplace of father] Philadelphia; [birthplace of mother] Brooksville, Me.

Whitney, Edward Franklin, birth, 1853, vol. 73, p. 209:

[number] 167; [birthdate] July 5; [date of record] --; [name] Edward Franklin Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Upper Mills; [parents] Jacob S. & Ann M.; [residence of father] Dorchester; [occupation of father] Millwright; [birthplace of father] N.H.; [birthplace of mother] Boston.

Whitney, Francis Henry, birth, 1847, vol. 29, p. 112:

[number] 110; [birthdate] October 5th, 1847; [date of record] [June 1848]; [name] Francis Henry Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Noah Francis Whitney & Catharine Whitney; [residence of father] Hancock Street; [occupation of father] Coachman; [birthplace of father] --; [birthplace of mother] --.

Whitney, George A. Fulton, birth, 1852, vol. 64, p. 191:

[number] 234; [birthdate] October 22; [date of record] --; [name] George A. Fulton Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Harvard Street; [parents] Silas H. & Sarah H. Whitney; [residence of father] Harvard St.; [occupation of father] Brass worker; [birthplace of father] Philadelphia; [birthplace of mother] Brookville.

Whitney, John Phillip, birth, 1847, vol. 23, p. 113:

[number] 187; [birthdate] April 9th, 1847; [date of record] [May 29, 1847]; [name] John Phillip Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Jacob Whitney & Ann Maria Whitney; [residence of father] Norfolk Street, Dorchester; [occupation of father] Millwright; [birthplace of father] --; [birthplace of mother] --.

Whitney, John Prescott, birth, 1849, vol. 36, p. 31:

[number] 358; [birthdate] November 2; [date of record] --; [name] John Prescott Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] John F. & Julia Whitney; [residence of father] Harrison Square; [occupation of father] Publisher; [birthplace of father] Boston; [birthplace of mother] Boston.

Whitney, Julia Frances, birth, 1848, vol. 29, p. 114:

[number] 201; [birthdate] February 1st, 1848; [date of record] --; [name] Julia Frances Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] John F. Whitney, Maria Whitney; [residence of father] Boston Street, Dorchester; [occupation of father] Clerk; [birthplace of father] --; [birthplace of mother] --.

Whitney, Lizzie Francis, birth, 1859, vol. 124, p. 229:

[number] 54; [birthdate] March 14, 1859; [date of record] --; [name] Lizzie Francis Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] River St.; [parents] Jacob & Ann Maria; [residence of father] Dorchester; [occupation of father] Mechanic; [birthplace of father] Maine; [birthplace of mother] Boston.

Whitney, Mary Whitney, birth, 1857, vol. 106, p. 282:

[number] 253; [birthdate] Nov. 22; [date of record] --; [name] Mary Whitney Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Harvard St.; [parents] Silas H. & Sarah H. Whitney; [residence of father] Dorchester; [occupation of father] Brass worker; [birthplace of father] Philadelphia; [birthplace of mother] Castine, Me.

Whitney, Sarah, birth, 1844, vol. 11, p. 99:

[number] ---; [birthdate] November 17, 1844; [date of record] June 30, 1845; [name] Sarah Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Horace & Sarah; [residence of father] Dorchester; [occupation of father] Factory operative; [birthplace of father] --; [birthplace of mother] --.

Whitney, Sarah Caroline, birth, 1854, vol. 82, p. 211:

[number] 364; [birthdate] Dec. 14, 1854; [date of record] --; [name] Sarah Caroline Whitney; [sex] Female; [birthplace] Harvard St.; [parents] Silas H. & Sarah H.; [residence of father] Dorchester; [occupation of father] Brass finisher; [birthplace of father] Philadelphia City; [birthplace of mother] Brooksville, Me.

Whitney, Thomas, birth, 1847, vol. 29, p. 112:

[number] 115; [birthdate] October 11th, 1847; [date of record] --; [name] Thomas Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Ephraim Whitney & Joanna Whitney; [residence of father] Boston Street, Dorchester; [occupation of father] Collector for newspapers; [birthplace of father] --; [birthplace of mother] --.

Whitney, William Ellum, birth, 1848, vol. 29, p. 115:

[number] 146; [birthdate] April 2, 1848; [date of record] --; [name] William Ellum Whitney; [sex] Male; [birthplace] School Street; [parents] Silas H. Whitney, Sarah H. Whitney; [residence of father] School Street, Dorchester; [occupation of father] Brass founder; [birthplace of father] --; [birthplace of mother] --.

Marriages

Whitney, Albert H., marriage, 1866, vol. 190, p. 289:

[number] 82; [marriage date and place] Oct. 10th; [date of record] --; [groom] Albert H. Whitney; [residence] Dorchester; [age] 24; [occupation] Papermaker; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Jacob A. & Ann Maria; [number of marriage] 1st; [bride] Sarah A. Ewell; [residence] Dorchester; [age] 23; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Marshfield; [parents] Jacob A.; [number of marriage] 1st; [officiant] A. J. Rich, Clergyman.

Whitney, Charles B., marriage, 1867, vol. 200, p. 305:

[number] 40; [marriage date and place] June 5th, 1867; [date of record] --; [groom] Charles B. Whitney; [residence] Lanesboro; [age] 39; [occupation] Merchant; [birthplace] Lanesboro; [parents] Richard & Clarissa T.; [number of marriage] 2d; [bride] Abbie G. Pope; [residence] Dorchester; [age] 22; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Milton; [parents] Eben & Hannah; [number of marriage] 1st; [officiant] J. H. Means, Clergyman.

Whitney, Lewis La Fayette, marriage, 1850, vol. 46, p. 161:

[number] 25; [marriage date and place] June 11, 1850; [date of record] --; [groom] Lewis La Fayette Whitney; [residence] Boston; [age] 26; [occupation] Teacher; [birthplace] Norwich, Vt.; [parents] William & Prudence Whitney; [number of marriage] First; [bride] Hannah Humphreys Clapp; [residence] Dorchester; [age] 30; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Stephen & Hannah W. Clapp; [number of marriage] First; [officiant] Nathaniel Hall, Pastor of the Unitarian Church, Dorchester.

Whitney, Seth D., marriage, 1843, vol. 7, p. 75:

[number] 23; [marriage date and place] Novr. 7th; [date of record] June 25th; [groom] Seth D. Whitney; [residence] Dorchester; [age] between 19 & 40; [occupation] Gent. trader; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Moses Whitney; [number of marriage] --; [bride] Adeline D. Train; [residence] Dorchester; [age] between 19 & 40; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] M. Train; [number of marriage] --; [officiant] Rev. Nathl. Hall, 1st Church.

Deaths

Whitney, Clarissa E., death, 1852, vol. 67, p. 197:

[number] 94; [death date and place] 1852, Sept. 18; [date of record] --; [name] Clarissa E. Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] --; [age] 2 - -; [cause] Dropsy; [residence] Dorchester; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Silas & Sarah Whitney; [parents' birthplaces] --.

Whitney, John P., death, 1868, vol. 212, p. 248:

[number] 46; [death date and place] March 31st, 1868; [date of record] --; [name] John P. Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] --; [age] 20 11 24; [cause] Railroad Accident; [residence] Free City Hospital, Boston; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Jacob S. & Ann M. Cannell; [parents' birthplaces] Maine, Boston.

Whitney, Mary W., death, 1858, vol. 121, p. 191:

[number] 85; [death date and place] Aug. 9; [date of record] --; [name] Mary W. Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] --; [age] - 8 18; [cause] Teething; [residence] Dorchester; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Silas H. & Sarah H.; [parents' birthplaces] --.

Whitney, Silas H. Jr., death, 1866, vol. 193, p. 240:

[number] 38; [death date and place] March 14; [date of record] --; [name] Silas H. Whitney Jr.; [sex] Male; [marital status] Single; [age] 19 9 10; [cause] Consumption; [residence] Harvard St.; [occupation] Clerk; [birthplace] Charlestown; [parents] Silas H. & Sarah H.; [parents' birthplaces] Penn. & Maine.

Whitney, Thomas B., death, 1849, vol. 41, p. 18:

[number] 26; [death date and place] August 27; [date of record] --; [name] Thomas B. Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] --; [age] - 9 16; [cause] Teething; [residence] --; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Quincy; [parents] Ephraim & Joanna; [parents' birthplaces] --.

Whitney, William E., death, 1869, vol. 221, p. 251:

[number] 114; [death date and place] Augt. 2nd, 1869; [date of record] --; [name] William E. Whitney; [sex] Male; [marital status] Single; [age] 21 4 -; [cause] Consumption; [residence] Harvard St.; [occupation] --; [birthplace] Dorchester; [parents] Silas H., Sarah H.; [parents' birthplaces] Philadelphia, Maine.

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