Family:Whitney, Aaron (1786-1860)

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Aaron6 Whitney (Benjamin5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Benjamin5 and Rebecca (Fitch) Whitney, was born 22 Feb 1786, Pepperell, MA,[1] and died 22 Feb 1860, Tunbridge, VT.

He married, 6 Jun 1815, Pepperell, MA, Betsey Parker.[2] She was born 13 Jan 1796, and died 18 Jan 1867.

He was born in Pepperell, MA, and soon after his marriage moved to Tunbridge, VT. There he erected a temporary log cabin until he could make the brick and build a house in which he ever afterwards resided. The place is known to this day as Whitney Hill. Aaron was a farmer. He resided Pepperell, MA, and Tunbridge, VT.

Children of Aaron6 and Betsey (Parker) Whitney:

i. Aaron P.7 Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1815, Tunbridge, VT;[3] m. Phyrilla Durkee.
ii. Sibbel E. Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1817, Tunbridge, VT;[4] d. 4 Mar 1893; m. 5 Nov 1837, Tunbridge, VT, Nathaniel Hall.[5] Children:
a. S. Norman Hall, b. -----; res. Chicago, IL; is on Board of Trade.
iii. Rebecca F. Whitney, b. 7 Oct 1820, Tunbridge, VT;[6] m. 15 Nov 1847, Tunbridge, VT, Nathaniel King;[7] resided Tunbridge, VT.
iv. Henrietta V. Whitney, b. 11 Dec 1822, Tunbridge, VT;[8] m. 4 or 24 Jun 1844, Tunbridge, VT, Charles W. Bliss;[9] resided Bethel, VT. He is a farmer; was b. 16 Sep 1814. Children:
a. Willis Whitney Bliss, b. 28 Jul 1845; d. 22 Mar 1888; m. 18 Oct 1867.
b. William Henry Bliss, b. 5 Oct 1847; m. 9 Sep 1873, ----- -----; res. Middlebury, VT.
c. Daniel Webster Bliss, b. 18 Feb 1852; m. 17 Jun 1891, ----- -----; res. Bethel, VT.
v. William F. Whitney, b. 8 May 1825, Tunbridge, VT;[10] m. Jane Sprague.
vi. Abijah Whitney, b. "Abigail" 6 Feb 1829, Tunbridge, VT;[11] d. 13 Oct 1837.
vii. Carlos Whitney, b. "Cowlas" 5 May 1831, Tunbridge, VT;[12] m. Helen M. Corwin.
viii. Sarah A. Whitney, b. 14 May 1833, Tunbridge, VT;[13] d. 9 Jun 1859, Chelsea, VT; m. 25 Oct 1854, Tunbridge, VT, James Lewis.[14] Mr. Lewis now resides in Worcester, MA. Children:
a. Flora E. Lewis, b. 6 Oct 1855; d. 21 Mar 1859.
b. Harriett Ellen Lewis, b. -----; d. 18 Jun 1859.
ix. Ellen Whitney, b. 14 Dec 1837, Tunbridge, VT;[15] m. 13 Mar 1865, Tunbridge, VT, Elizur F. Howe, both of Tunbridge, VT,[16] b. July 17, 1837; resided Tunbridge, VT. Children:
a. Anne R. Howe, b. 10 Dec 1867.
b. William Whitney Howe, b. 19 Aug 1872.
c. Sadie A. Howe, b. 15 Dec 1875.
d. Elmer E. Howe, b. 22 Oct 1882.

Census

41 44 Aaron Whitney 64 M - Farmer $2500 Mass. Betsey " 54 F - " William F. " 25 M - Vt. Carlos " 19 M - " Attended school Sarah Anne " 17 F - " Attended school Ellen " 12 F - " Attended school Joseph W. Smith 25 M - Shoemaker N.H.

2334 2502 Carlos Whitney 29 M - Farmer $3500 $1000 Vermont Helen M. " 23 F - " Harvey A. " 1 M - " Betsey " 64 F - Mass. Ellen " 23 F - Vermont Horace L. " 15 M - " Attended school

References

1.^  "Aaron [Whitney], s. Benjamin & w. [Rebecca], b. Feb. 22, 1786," according to George A. Rice, comp. and ed., Vital Records of Pepperell, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985).

2.^  "Aaron [Whitney], and Betsy Parker, [married] June 6, 1815," according to Pepperell Vital Records.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

8.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

9.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

10.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

11.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

12.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

13.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

14.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

15.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

16.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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