Family:Whitney, Abraham (1806-1887)

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Abraham7 Whitney (Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Abraham6 and Sarah (Conant)(Jewell) Whitney, was born 18 Sep 1806, Waterford, ME, and died 25 Nov 1887, Waltham, MA.

Marriage intentions were published 21 Feb 1830, Methuen, MA, for him and Mary Ann Hopkins "of Waltham".[1] Marriage intentions were published 25 Feb 1830, Waltham, MA, for him "of Methuen" and Mary Ann Hopkins.[2] He "of Methuen" married, 29 Mar 1830, Lowell, MA, Mary Ann Hopkins "of Waltham".[3] She was born 18 Sep 1808, Milford, NH, and died 19 Apr 1881, Chicago, IL.

He was born in Waterford, ME, to which place his parents had moved from Stow, MA. He was united in marriage to his wife at St. Ann's church, Lowell, MA, by the rector. After residing in Lowell, he moved to Waltham, MA. He resided New Gloucester, ME, and Waltham, MA.

Children of Abraham7 and Mary Ann (Hopkins) Whitney:

i. Mary Ann8 Whitney, b. 12 Apr 1834, Waltham, MA;[4] d. 22 Apr 1838, Waltham, MA.[5]
ii. Helen E. Whitney, b. 9 May 1837, Waltham, MA;[6] m. Thomas J. Marsh, Jr. of Boston, MA. He was b. -----; d. 25 Sep 1891, Roberts, WI. She resided 455 Elm street, Chicago, IL. Children:
a. Henry Wheelwright Marsh, b. Waltham, MA, educated at Phillips, Exeter, NH, and Harvard College, graduating in the class of 1885. Resided in Chicago, IL; of the firm of R. A. Waller & Company, LaSalle St.
iii. Mary A. Whitney, b. 15 May 1840, Waltham, MA;[7] resided 3 Mt. Vernon St., Boston, MA.
iv. Adaline Peabody Whitney, b. -----; m. 4 Oct 1877, Waltham, MA, Thomas S. Chase, b. ca. 1844, Buffalo, NY, son of William and Mary (-----) Chase;[8] resided s. p. 534 North State St., Chicago, IL.
v. John Howard Whitney, b. 18 Nov 1845, Waltham, MA;[9] d. 21 Sep 1869, Waltham, MA, aged 24 years 10 months, of disease of the brain;[10] m. 21 Jun 1869, Waltham, MA, Carrie A. Morse, b. ca. 1850, Waltham, MA, dau. of John and Elmira (-----) Morse.[11] She m.(2) 23 Nov 1870, Waltham, MA, Seall T. T. Byam, b. ca. 1842, Haverhill, NH, son of Jonas and Mary (-----) Byam.[12]
vi. Caroline Burns Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1847, Waltham, MA;[13] resided 3 Mt. Vernon St., Boston, MA.

Census

153 217 Mary A. Whitny 41 F - $7000 N.H. Hellen E. " 13 F - Mass. Attended school Mary A. " 10 F - " Attended school Adalin P. " 7 F - " Attended school John H. " 5 M - " Attended school Carolin B. " 2 F - " Dr. W. W. Hebbard 27 M - Homaeophathic Doctor Me. Martha S. " 25 F - Conn. Emerett R. Benjamin 23 F - Conn. Ellery Colen Hebbard 3 M - Mich. John L. Chandler 39 M - Mass. Aby M. " 26 F - N.H. Wm. T. " 1 M - Mass. Lucia Hopkins 48 F - N.H. Sarah " 44 F - "

86 116 Abram Whitney 48 M - Manufacturer Maine Mary A. " 46 F - N.H. Helen D. " 18 F - Mass. Mary S. " 15 F - " Adaline P. " 13 F - " John H. " 11 M - " Caroline B. " 8 F - " Lucy Hopkins 52 F - N.H. Sally " 60 F - " Gustavas A. Somerby 34 M - Attorney Mass. Abby C. " 23 F - " Abel W. Sherman 34 M - Trader " Harriet " 34 F - N.H. Chas. F. Adams 35 M - Physician N.H. Wineford Kelly 16 F - Ireland

436 397 Mary A. Whitney 45 F - Massachusetts M Boarding House - - 1 1 - Mary A. Whitney 2nd 24 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - Ada P. Whitney 22 F - Massachusetts S Watchmaker - - - - - John A. Whitney 20 M - Massachusetts S Soldier - - 1 - - Carrie B. Whitney 17 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - Sally Hopkins 70 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - Lucy Hopkins 58 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - Louis A. Felix 27 M - Cuba M Clerk - - 1 1 - Mary C. Felix 24 F - Massachusetts M - - - - - Ada A. Felix 19 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - George H. Rogers 26 M - Massachusetts M Apothecary - - 1 1 - Grace L. Rogers 21 F - Massachusetts M - - - - - Archibald P. Henson 23 M - England S Watchmaker - - 1 1 - Charles Ingals 20 M - Massachusetts S Dry Goods - - - - - Robert Horne 22 M - Massachusetts S Dentist - - 1 - - Martha Adams 20 F - Massachusetts M Watchmaker - - - - -

1 1 Abraham Thompson 42 M W Stable Keeper Glen House Maine Male citizen over 21 ... Cummings, Stephen H. 34 M W Hotel Proprietor $30000 $26666 Maine Male citizen over 21 ... Whitney, Abraham 60 M W House Carpenter $500 Maine Male citizen over 21 ...

His age is understated.

Catherine W. THOMPSON 75 Self F W W MA Keeping House MA MA Caroline E. LUFKIN 53 Dau F W W ME ME MA Abram W. THOMPSON 52 Son M M W ME Works On The Farm ME MA Frances E. THOMPSON 48 DauL F M W ME ME ME Nellie C. LUFKIN 26 GDau F S W ME Music Teacher ME ME Abram WHITNEY 74 Bro M D W ME MA MA Stephen H. CUMMINGS 44 SonL M W W ME ME ME

110 229 Whitney, Mary E. Head W F Mar 1841 59 sgl Massachusetts Maine New Hampshire Owns house -----, Caroline B. Sist W F Oct 1848 51 sgl Massachusetts Maine New Hampshire

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Abraham [Whitney], and Mary Ann Hopkins of Waltham, int. Feb. 21, 1830," according to Vital Records of Methuen, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Topsfield, MA: Topsfield Historical Society, 1909).

2.^  "Abraham [Whitney] of Mathuen, and Mary Ann Hopkins, int. Feb. 25, 1830," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904).

3.^  "Abraham [Whitney], of Methuen, and Mary Ann Hopkins of Waltham, [married] Mar. 29, 1830," according to Vital Records of Lowell, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1930).

4.^  "Mary Ann [Whitney], ch, Abram and Mary Ann, [born] Apr. 12, 1834," according to Waltham Vital Records.

5.^  "Mary Ann [Whitney], ch. Abram and Mary Ann, [died] Apr. 22, 1838," according to Waltham Vital Records.

6.^  "Hellen [Whitney], ch. Abram and Mary Ann, [born] May 9, 1837," according to Waltham Vital Records.

7.^  "Mary Ann [Whitney], ch. Abram and Mary Ann, [born] Mar. 15, 1840," according to Waltham Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 290, page 185.

9.^  "John Howard [Whitney], s. Abraham and Mary Ann, [born] Nov. 18, [1845]," according to Waltham 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 11, page 73.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 221, page 213.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 218, page 272.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 227, page 283.

13.^  "Caroline B. [Whitney], d. Abram and Mary A., [born] Oct. 28, 1847," according to Waltham 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 29, page 86.


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