Family:Whitney, Abel (1781-1853)

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Dea. Abel7 Whitney (Peter6, Aaron5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Peter6 and Julia (Lambert) Whitney, was born 3 Nov 1781, Northborough, MA,[1] and died 22 Feb 1853, Cambridge, MA, aged 70 years, of paralysis.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 19 Nov 1809, Cambridge, MA, for him and Susanna White "of Brookline".[3] He "of Cambridge" married, 21 Dec 1809, Brookline, MA, Susanna White "of Brookline",[4] daughter of Benjamin and Thankful (White) White. She was born 7 Jul 1786,[5] Brookline, MA, and died 14 Dec 1867, Cambridge, MA, aged 81 years 5 months 8 days, of acute bronchitis.[6]

He was a cabinet maker by trade, which he followed in Cambridge, MA. Was highly honored and respected. Was chairman of the selectmen in 1838 and 1839. Was deacon of the First Church, Unitarian, of Cambridge from 18 until his death in 1853. He resided Cambridge, MA.

Children of Abel7 and Susanna (White) Whitney:

i. William Lambert8 Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1811;[7] m.(1) Lucy Ann Jones; m.(2) Rebecca Richardson Brackett
ii. Augustus Anson Whitney, b. 4 Dec 1812;[8] m.(1) Susan B. (King) Manning; m.(2) Evelyn Augusta Sawyer.
iii. Benjamin White Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1815;[9] m. and d. 19 Dec 1879, Cambridge, MA, aged 64 years 4 months 10 days, of liver/kidney disease.[10] He was a lawyer and graduated from Harvard College, 1838.
iv. Susan Elizabeth Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1817;[11] d. 21 Sep 1894, Cambridge, MA, aged 77 years 7 months 1 day, of cerebral hemorrhage;[12] m. 31 Jan 1856, Cambridge, MA, James Brackett, b. ca. 1813, Quincy, MA;[13] resided s.p. Cambridge, MA.
v. Abigail White Whitney, b. 10 Apr 1827;[14] m. Moses G. Howe; resided Cambridge, MA, s.p.

Census

2196 2664 Abel Whitney 67 M - None $12000 Mass. Susanna " 64 F - " Augustus M. " 37 M - Furniture Dealer " Benjamin W. " 35 M - Lawyer " Susan E. " 33 F - " Abby W. " 23 F - "

619 779 Susanna Whitney 67 F - Mass. Augustus A. " 36 M - Merchant " Benjamin W. " 34 M - Attorney " Susan E. " 33 F - " Abigail W. " 25 F - " Mary McDonald 20 F - Ireland 780 Micah W. Cook 44 M - Prov. Dealer Mass. Sarah T. " 45 F - " William W. " 16 M - Clerk " Susan E. " 12 F - " Harriet A. " 9 F - "

2863 2902 Augustus A. Whitney 40 F - Furniture dealer $4000 $4000 Mass. Benj. W. Whitney 37 M - Cooper $10000 -- " Susannah " 70 F - $18000 -- " Abby W. " 25 F - " Agnes Fisher 17 F - Domestic Ireland

425 458 Susanna Whitney 75 F - Mass. W - - - - - Augustus A. " 50 M - Mass. S Furniture - - 1 1 - Benjamin W. " 46 M - Mass. S Lawyer - - 1 1 - Abigail W. " 30 F - Mass. S - - - - - Mary Furgerson 18 F - Ireland S Domestic - - - - -

  • 1870, Augustus and Benjamin not found.

References

1.^  "Abel [Whitney], in Northboro, [born] May 23, 1783. G.R.3," according to Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1914-1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 76, page 38.

3.^  "Abel [Whitney] and Susannah White of Brookline, int. Nov. 19, 1809," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

4.^  "Abel [Whitney], of Cambridge [b. Northborough. C.R.1], and Susanna White of B., [married] Dec. 21, 1809," according to Vital Records of Brookline, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1929).

5.^  "Susannah [_____] [Whitney], w. of Abel, in Brookline, [born] July 7, 1786. G.R.3," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 203, page 100.

7.^  "William L. [Whitney], _____, [born] 1811. G.R.3. [William Lambert, s. of Abel and Susanna, C.R.1]," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

8.^  "Augustus Anson [Whitney] (s. of Abel and Susanna, C.R.1), [born] Dec. 4, 1812. G.R.3," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

9.^  "Benjamin White [Whitney] (s. of Abel and Susanna, C.R.1.), [born] Aug. 9, 1815. G.R.3," according to Cambridge Vital Records. Died Dec 1880 in accordance to U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885 Record for Benjamin W Whitney

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 311, page 67. Also 1880 Mortality Schedule.

11.^  "Susan Elizabeth [Whitney], d. of Abel and Susanna, bp. Mar. __, 1817. C.R.1," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 446, page 148.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 100, page 99.

14.^  "Abigail White [Whitney], d. of Abel and Susanna, bp. May 20, 1827. C.R.1," according to Cambridge Vital Records.


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