Family:Whitney, Aaron (1777-1864)

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Capt. Aaron6 Whitney (Aaron5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Aaron5 and Sally (Pollard) Whitney, was born 7 Nov 1777, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 29 Mar 1864, Harvard, MA, aged 86 years 4 months 28 days, of old age.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 3 Aug 1807, Harvard, MA, for him and Sally Flagg "of Holden".[3] He married firstly, Sally Flagg,[4] of Holden, daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Kent) Flagg. She was born 8 Aug 1781, Holden, MA, and died 9 Jun 1814, Harvard, MA, aged 32 years.[5]

Marriage intentions were published 11 May 1816, Harvard, MA, for him and Susannah Fletcher "of Littleton".[6] He married secondly, 1816, Mrs. Susan (Hartwell) Fletcher, of Littleton, widow of Samuel Fletcher. She was born about 1785, Littleton, MA, and died 19 Sep 1848, Harvard, MA, aged 63 years, of consumption.[7]

He resided Harvard, MA.

Children of Aaron6 and Sally (Flagg) Whitney:

i. Laurilla7 Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1808, Harvard, MA;[8] m. Amos Head; resided Syracuse, IA. In 1850 they resided Christ Church Parish, Charleston Co., SC where he worked as a bookseller. In 1860 they resided in Polk Township, Bremer Co., IA. Children:
a. Elizabeth Head, b. b. ca. 1846, SC.
b. Jonathan K. Head, b. ca. 1848, SC.
c. George N. Head, b. ca. 1850, SC.
ii. George Whitney, b. 26 Dec 1809, Harvard, MA;[9] m. Abbie Bemis.
iii. Aaron Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1812, Harvard, MA;[10] "Jr." "of Harvard" m. (int. 29 May 1836, Harvard, MA[11]) 1 Jun 1836, Chelmsford, MA, Mary Johnson "of Chelmsford".[12]
iv. Sally Flagg Whitney, b. 28 May 1814 (twin), Harvard, MA;[13] d. 30 Aug 1815, Harvard, MA, aged 15 months.[14]
v. Nancy Flagg Whitney, b. 28 May 1814 (twin), Harvard, MA;[15] m. Richard Harris7 Whitney, q.v.

Children of Aaron6 and Susan (Hartwell)(Fletcher) Whitney:

vi. Sarah Hartwell Whitney, b. ca. Apr 1817; bapt. 14 Dec 1817, Harvard, MA;[16] d. 25 Dec 1817, Harvard, MA, aged 8 months.[17]
vii. Susan Hartwell Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1818, Harvard, MA;[18] bapt. 18 Jul 1819, Harvard, MA;[19] m. 20 Oct 1839, Harvard, MA, Allen B. Wood.[20] Children:
a. Susan Whittmore Wood, b. -----; of Fitchburg, MA.
b. Frank A. Wood, b. -----.
c. Aaron Wood, b. -----.
d. Flora Wood, b. -----.
e. Daniel W. Wood, b. -----; res. Westminster, MA.
viii. Samuel F. Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1821, Harvard, MA;[21] m. Sarah T. Gardner.
ix. Sally Fairbank Whitney, b. 8 Jul 1823, Harvard, MA;[22] m. 7 Jan 1847, Harvard, MA, Charles Whitcomb "of Worcester".[23]
x. Daniel Hartwell Whitney, b. 5 Sep 1825, Harvard, MA;[24] d. 24 Apr 1874, Harvard, MA, aged 48 years 7 months 28 days, of paralysis of lung,[25] or 26 Apr 1874, Boston, MA, aged 48 years 7 months, of rheumatic carditis and pulmonary apoplexy;[26] unmarried.
xi. Abel W. Whitney, b. 23 Nov 1830, Harvard, MA;[27] d. 30 Nov 1840, Harvard, MA, aged 10 years 7 days.[28]

Census

  • 1810, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA: Aaron Whitney Jun, 1 male 26-44, 2 males 16-25, 1 male 0-9, 2 females 26-44, and 1 female 0-9.
  • 1820, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA: Aaron Whitney, 2 males 26-44, 2 males 18-25, 1 male 10-15, 3 males 0-9, 2 females 26-44, 1 female 16-25, 1 female 10-15, and 2 females 0-9; 1 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1830, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA: Arron Whitney, 1 male 50-59, 1 male 40-49, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 5-9, 2 males 0-4, 1 female 50-59, 1 female 40-49, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 10-14, and 1 female 5-9.
  • 1840, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA: Aaron Whitney, 1 male 60-69, 1 male 50-59, 1 male 20-29, 2 males 15-19, 1 male 10-14, 1 female 50-59, and 2 females 15-19; 3 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1840: Aaron, Jr., not found.
  • 1850, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA:

136 162 Aaron Whitney 72 M - Farmer $10400 Mass. Samuel F. " 20 M - Market-man " Sarah T. G. " 25 F - " Daniel H. " 25 M - Teacher " Elmira Hartwell 27 F - " Liberty " 42 M - Farmer $1000 Ct. John McGoing 32 M - " Ireland Thomas Bayton 22 M - " Eng.

5 5 Samuel F. Whitney 33 M - Farmer Mass. Sarah T. G. Whitney 30 F - Mass. Aaron Whitney 77 M - Farmer Mass. E. G. Whitney 4 F - Mass. H. F. Whitney 2 F - Mass. Jerome G. Whitney 8m F - Mass. Warren Haughton 30 M - Mass. Thomas Baxter 27 M - England John Desmond 45 M - Ireland Jerry Desmond 30 M - Ireland Clarrisa Branson 22 F - Canada

57 67 Samuel F. Whitney 38 M - Farmer & Marketer $9000 $2000 Mass. Sarah F. " 35 F - " Estelle G. " 8 F - " Attended school Harry F. " 7 M - " Attended school Jerome G. " 6 M - " Clara S. " 4 F - " Samuel W. " 1 M - " Aaron " 82 M - " Mary McKniffle 23 F - Domestic Ireland Alfred W. Gardner 22 M - Laborer Mass.

341 388 Thos. H. Danforth 44 M - Liquors Vt. Eliza J. " 33 F - Mass. [2 apparently unrelated people] Danl. H. Whitney 28 M - Lawyer Mass. [12 more apparently unrelated people]

417 419 Joel Gray 35 M - Me. M Hotel - - 1 1 - Elvira H. Gray 34 F - Me. " - - - - - J. Herbert Gray 5 M - Mass. S - - - - - ... Danl. H. Whitney 42 " - Mass. " Broker - - 1 1 - ---

City Hotel 546 990 Gray, Joel 40 M W Proprietor City Hotel $25000 Maine Male citizen over 21 ... Whitney, Daniel H. 45 M W Broker Mass. Male citizen over 21 ...

References

1.^  "Aaron [Whitney], s. of Aaron and Sarah, [born] Nov. 7, 1777," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 176, page 243.

3.^  "Aaron [Whitney] Jr. and Sally Flagg of Holden, int. Aug. 3, 1807," according to Harvard Vital Records.

4.^  "Aaron [Whitney] Jr. of Harvard and Sally Flagg, [married] Sept. 15, 1807," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Holden, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

5.^  "Sally [Whitney], w. of Capt. Aaron Jr., [died] June 9, 1814. (a. 32 y. G.R.1.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.

6.^  "Aaron [Whitney] Jr. and Susannah Fletcher of Littleton, int. May 11, 1816," according to Harvard Vital Records.

7.^  "Susan [Whitney], w. of Aaron, b. in Littleton, [died] Sept. 19, 1848, a. 63 y. Con- sumption. (Susan H., w. of Capt. Aaron. G.R.1.)," according to Harvard Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 41, page 279.

8.^  "Laurilla [Whitney], d. of Aaron and Sally (Aaron and Susanna, C.R.1.) [born] Mar. 25, 1808," according to Harvard Vital Records.

9.^  "George [Whitney], s. of Aaron and Sally (Aaron and Susanna, C.R.1), [born] Dec. 13, 1809 (Dec. 26 dup.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.

10.^  "Aaron [Whitney], s. of Aaron and Sally (Aaron and Susanna, C.R.1.), [born] Dec. 1, 1812," according to Harvard Vital Records.

11.^  "Aaron [Whitney] Jr. and Mary Johnson of Chelmsford, int. May 29, 1836," according to Harvard Vital Records.

12.^  "Aaron [Whitney] Jr. of Harvard and Mary Johnson, [married] June 1, 1836," according to Vital Records of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1914).

13.^  "Sally Flagg [Whitney], d. of Aaron and Sally, [born] May 28, 1814. Twin," according to Harvard Vital Records.

14.^  "----- [Whitney], ch. of Aaron Jr., [died] Aug. 30, 1815, a. 15 m. C.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

15.^  "Nancy Flagg [Whitney], d. of Aaron and Sally (Aaron and Susanna, C.R.1.), [born] May 28, 1814. Twin," according to Harvard Vital Records.

16.^  "Sarah Hartwell [Whitney], d. of Aaron and Susanna, bp. Dec. 14, 1817. C.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

17.^  "Sarah H. [Whitney], d. of Capt. Aaron and Susan, [died] Dec. 25, 1817, a. 8 m. G.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

18.^  "Susan [Whitney], d. of Aaron and Susan, [born] Oct. 20, 1818," according to Harvard Vital Records.

19.^  "Susanna Hartwell [Whitney], d. of Aaron and Susanna, bp. July 18, 1819. C.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

20.^  "Susan H. [Whitney] and Allen B. Wood, [married] Oct. 20, 1839," according to Harvard Vital Records.

21.^  "Samuel F. [Whitney], s. of Aaron and Susan, [born] Oct. 20, 1821," according to Harvard Vital Records.

22.^  "Sally [Whitney], d. of Aaron and Susan, [born] July 8, 1823. (Sally Fairbank, d. of Capt. Aaron, bp. Nov. 9, 1823. C.R.1.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.

23.^  "Sarah F. [Whitney], d. of Aaron and Susan, a. 23 y., and Charles Whitcomb of Worcester, s. of Abel of Bolton, and Sophia, b. in Bolton, a. 25 y., Jan. 7, 1847," according to Harvard Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 25, page 167.

24.^  "Daniel [Whitney], s. of Aaron and Susan, [born] Sept. 5, 1825. (Daniel Hartwell, s. of Capt. Aaron, bp. June 18, 1826. C.R.1.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.

25.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 267, page 341.

26.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 267, pages 86 and 341.

27.^  "Abel [Whitney], s. of Aaron and Susan, [born] Nov. 23, 1830," according to Harvard Vital Records.

28.^  "Abel [Whitney] (Abel W., G.R.1.), s. of (Capt., C.R.1.) Aaron and Susan, [died] Nov. 20, 1840, a. 10 y. 7 d. (Nov. 25, 1849, a. 11 y. G.R.1.)


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