Family:Whitney, Albert W. (c1840-1888)

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Albert W. Whitney (Belden), son of Belden and Ruth (-----) Whitney), was born about 1840, (prob. Sharon,) CT, and died 1 Aug 1888, Norwalk CT, aged 47 years.[1] He was buried in the East Norwalk Historical Cemetery, Norwalk, CT.[2]

He married, before 1870, Eliza Ann Brush, daughter of Henry J. and Vesta A. (-----) Brush. She was born 14 Aug 1843, and died 30 Aug 1902, from heart disease.[3] She was buried in the East Norwalk Historical Cemetery, Norwalk, CT.[4]

He was a janitor, living on Butler Street, listed in the 1887-1888 Norwalk City Directory.[5]

He served in Company L, 1st Connecticut Cavalry, during the Civil War.[6]

Children of Albert W. and Eliza Ann (Brush) Whitney:

i. William Legrand Whitney, b. May 1870, Norwalk, CT; m. Addie Maude Curry.
ii. Gertrude Whitney, b. Mar 1888, CT; d. aft. 1900.
iii. {child) Whitney, b. -----; d. bef. 1900.

Census

480 573 Brush, Henry 52 M B Boatman $500 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Verta 48 F B Keeping House Connecticut -----, Henry 22 M B Laborer Connecticut Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Albert 30 M B Expressman Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza 25 F B Connecticut -----, William 1m M B Connecticut Born in May

Albert WHITNEY 40 Self M M MU CT Laborer CT CT Eliza WHITNEY 34 Wife F M B CT Keeping House CT CT William L. WHITNEY 10 Son M S MU CT At School CT CT

488 590 Witney Eliza Head B F Aug 1847 52 wid 52 3ch 2liv Connecticut unknown Connecticut Owns free house -----, Gertrude Dau B F Mar 1888 12 --- Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut 591 -----, William Head B M May 1870 30 mar 10 Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Laborer lock strop, Rents -----, Addie Wife B F Jul 1869 30 mar 10 4ch 4liv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Dressmaker -----, Nelson Son B M Apr 1893 7 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut -----, Margeret Dau B F Sep 1891 8 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut -----, Mabel Dau B F Jun 1898 1 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut -----, Hazel Dau B F Jun 1898 1 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut

References

1.^  Connecticut, Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934, from Ancestry.com.

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #59973737, Albert Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #144366656, Eliza Ann Brush Whitney, citing Page 10, Norwalk Death Records, 1902-1909.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #144366656, Eliza Ann Brush Whitney.

5.^  Norwalk, Connecticut Directories, 1887-89, 1891, from Ancestry.com.


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