Family:Whitney, Alexander Shumway (c1817-a1880)

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Alexander Shumway7 Whitney (Abner6, Abner5, Jonas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Abner6 and Polly (White) Whitney, was born about 1817, MA, and died after 1880, but before 1895 (when his wife is called widowed at her death).

He married, 28 Apr 1839, Londonderry, VT, Mehitable Davis,[1] daughter of Silas and Susannah (Tenney) Davis. She was born 22 Sep 1809, Londonderry, VT, and died 27 Mar 1895, Orange, MA, aged 85 years 6 months 5 days, of old age.[2]

Alexander Shumway7 and Mehitable (Davis) Whitney apparently had no children.

Census

228 233 Abner Whitney 70 M - Farmer $2000 Mass. Polly " 63 F - " Charles " 20 M - Laborer " 229 234 Alexander J. Whitney 35 M - Farmer $1000 Mass. Mehittable " 40 F - Vt.

2041 2011 Alexander S. Whiting 44 M - Farmer $2000 $560 Mass. Mehitable " 50 F - Vt.

291 373 A. S. Whitney 49 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 - - Mehitable Whitney 55 F - Vermont M Housekeeper - - - - - Loren Hilliard 12 M - " S - - - - - 291 373 A. S. Whitney 49 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 - - Mehitable Whitney 55 F - Vermont M Housekeeper - - - - - Loren Hilliard 12 M - " S - - - - -

238 333 Whitney, Alexander S. 53 M W Farmer $3000 $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mehitable 50 F W Keeping House " Richardson, W. 14 M W Farm Laborer "

A.S. WHITNEY 64 Self M M W MA Farm Work VT VT Mehitable WHITNEY 74 Wife F M W VT Keeping House NH-VT VT

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 454, page 635.


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