Family:Whitney, Abraham (1779-1853)

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Abraham6 Whitney (Abner5, Jonas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Abner5 and Esther (Jackson) Whitney, was born 25 Apr 1779, Roxbury, MA, and died 1853, Hartford, VT.

He married, Rebecca Hudson. She was born 1777, and died Jan 1862.

He resided Hartland and Hartford, VT.

Children of Abraham6 and Rebecca (Hudson) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Hollis7 Whitney, b. ca. 1798, VT; d. after 1860; m. Persis -----; resided in Morrisville, VT, and New York state. Had 2 ch.
ii. Betsey Whitney, b. 1801; m. 27 Jan 1827, Almon Russ. She d. Morrisville, VT. They res. Hyde Park, VT. Children:
a. Albert Russ, b. -----.
b. William Russ, b. -----.
iii. Leonard Whitney, b. -----; d. unmarried
iv. Jackson Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1806; m. Caroline Matilda Baker.
v. Benjamin Hudson Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1810; m. Rosella Baker.
vi. Hortensia Whitney, b. ca. 1817, Hartford, VT; d. 21 May 1905, Westborough Insane Hospital, Westborough, MA, aged 88 years, of senile dementia;[1] "Ortensia" m. 4 Dec 1844, Hartford, VT, Charles May Wetherell;[2] resided 29 Davidson St., Hyde Park, MA. Children:
a. William Herman Wetherell, b. -----.
b. Lizzie Webster Wetherell, b. -----.
c. Henry Lathrop Wetherell, b. -----.
d. Anna May Wetherell, b. -----.
vii. Fanny Whitney, b. ca. 1820, VT; m. 3 Nov 1844, Hartford, VT, John Noyes;[3] has 4 ch.

Census

"Town House" 271 280 Harry Lamphire 26 M - Farmer $2000 Vt. Olivia " 24 F - N.H. Hellen " 3 F - Vt. Henry Moseley 15 M - " Attended school James Brink 85 M - Laborer Conn. Pauper Abram Whitney 79 M - Farmer Mass. do Calvin Frink 81 M - Conn. do Charles Mattoon 79 M - Mass. P. & Insane Reuben Brink 44 M - do Vt. Pauper Wyram Loomis 83 M - do " do Betsey Sailor 73 F - Conn. do

47 55 John Noyes 40 M - Laborer $300 N.H. Fanny " 30 F - Vt. John " Jr. 9 M - Mass. Attended school Sarah " 5 F - Vt. George " 2 M - " Rebecca Whitney 73 F - N.H.

2422 2597 John Noyes 45 M - Farmer $100 Vermont Fanny Noyes 25 F - Vermont Sarah " 15 F - " Attended school Brooks " 2 M - " Rebecca Whitney 83 F - Mass.

124 124 Hollis Whitney 62 M - Farmer $300 $100 Vermont Persis Whitney 59 F - do

  • 1870, son Hollis not found.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/51 (Death), page 218, and volume 1905/94 (death), p. 412.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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