Family:Whitney, Abner (1808-1874)

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Abner8 Whitney (Joseph Glazier7, Abner6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Joseph Glazier7 and Levina (Dunn) Whitney, was born 1 Apr 1808, Westminster, MA, and died 4 Sep 1874, Ashburnham, MA, aged 66 years 5 months 4 days, of heart disease.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 1 Dec 1830, Fitchburg, MA, for him "of Westminster" and Lovina G. Whitemore.[2] He "of Westminster" married, 24 Dec 1831, Fitchburg, MA, Levinah G. Whittemore;[3] She was born about 20 Jun 1809, Fitchburg, MA, and died 18 Oct 1875, Ashburnham, MA, aged 66 years 3 months 29 days, of liver disease.[4]

He made his will 14 Aug 1865. It was probated 6 Oct 1874. His widow was executor; only child Emily Whitman. He resided Ashburnham, MA.

Children of Abner8 and Levinah G. (Whittemore) Whitney:

i. Emily S.9 Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1832, Ashburnham, MA;[5] m.(1) 8 May 1851, Westminster, MA, Gilbert Gerry, b. ca. 1832, Fitchburg, MA, son of Thomas and Nancy (-----) Gerry;[6] apparently divorced; m.(2) 8 Mar 1864, Ashburnham, MA, Albert E. Weightman/Wightman ["Whitman" per Pierce], b. ca. 1822, New Bedford, MA, son of George and Josephine/Tryphena (-----) Weightman/Wightman;[7] resided Ashburnham, MA.
ii. Levinah Whitney, b. about Jul 1836, Ashburnham, MA; d. 21 Aug 1837, Ashburnham, MA, aged 13 months.[8]

Census

338 398 Abner Whitney 42 M - Chairmaker $1200 Massachusetts Lovina G. " 41 F - " Emily S. " 18 F - "

81 93 Abner Whitney 47 M - Chairmaker Vermont Lovina G. Whitney 46 F - Massachusetts

71 76 Abner Whitney 52 M - Farmer $1500 $2200 Massachusetts Levinah G. " 50 F - " Emily S. " 28 F - "

139 192 Abner Whitney 54 M W Vermont M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Lovina Whitney 53 F W Fitchburg, Mass. M - - - - - Emma Whitman 32 F W Westminster, " M - - - - -

252 311 Whitney, Abner 62 M W No occupation $2200 $3000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Lovina 60 F W Keeping house " Wightman, Emily 38 F W No occupation "

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 267, page 298.

2.^  "Abner [Whiting] [Whitney] of Westminster and Lovina G. Whitemore, [marriage intentions] Dec. 1, 1830," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. III, p. 163.

3.^  "Abner [Whitney] of Westminster to Lorinda G. Whittemore, [married] Dec. 24, 1831," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. III, p. 269.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 285, page 320.

5.^  "Emily S. [Whitney], d. Abner and Levinah G., [born] Jan. 11, 1832. G.S.4," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 56, page 258.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 173, page 265.

8.^  "Levinah [Whitney], d. Abner and Levinah G., [died] Aug. 21, 1837, a. 13m. G.S.4," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.


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