Family:Whitney, Alden (c1827-a1856)

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Alden Whitney (Ransford, Samuel), son of Ransford and Eunice (Parmenter) Whitney, was born about 1827, Oxford or Framingham, MA, and died after 1856.

He married, 26 May 1847, Grafton, MA, Lydia M. Gregory,[1] daughter of James and Diana (Tourtelotte) Gregory. She was born about 1826, Thompson, CT, and died after 1856.

Children of Alden and Lydia M. (Gregory) Whitney:

i. (daughter) Whitney, b. 19 May 1848, Grafton, MA [given name omitted];[2] d. 19 Jul 1848, Grafton, MA, aged 2 months, of disease of bowels.[3]
ii. Adelbert Whitney, b. ca. 1850, Grafton, MA; d. 8 Feb 1872, Mendon, MA, aged 21 years 4 months 20 days, of pulmonary consumption.[4]
iii. Diana F. Whitney, b. ca. 1853, MA; no record after 1855.
iv. James Walter Whitney, b. 20 Aug 1856, Sutton, MA;[5] d. 18 Nov 1890, Millbury, MA, aged 34 years 2 months 17 days, of intestinal obstruction;[6] unmarried; telegraph operator.

Census

318 386 Alden Whitney 28 M - Mule Spinner Mass. Lydia M. Whitney 24 F - Connecticut

123 153 Alden Whitney 29 M - Soap Manufctr. Mass. Lydia M. Whitney 30 F - Conn. Alden A. Whitney 5 M - Mass. Diana F. Whitney 2 F - "

Providence Hotel 685 775 Gregory Davis 43 M W Hotel Proprietor $8000 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 ... Whitney, Adelbert 18 M W Hotel Clerk Massachusetts ...

  • 1870: son James not found.
  • 1880: son James not found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Alden [Whitney] [Allen in int.] (s. Ransford and Eunice, a. 20) and Lydia M. Gregory, [married] May 26, 1847," according to Grafton 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 31, page 211, and volume 38, page 330.

2.^  "_____ [Whitney], d. Alden and Lydia, [born] May 19, 1848," according to Grafton 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 36, page 317.

3.^  "_____ [Whitney], d. Alden and Lydia, [died] July 19, 1848, a. 2m. Disease of bowels," according to Grafton 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 41, page 274.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 249, page 327.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 98, page 291.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 411, page 523.


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