Family:Whitney, Alfred (1813-1873)

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Alfred8 Whitney (Richard7, James6, Richard5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Richard7 and Sally (Turner) Whitney, was born 19 May 1813, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 29 Jun 1873, Brighton, MA, aged 60 years 1 month 10 days, of Bright's disease.[2]

He "of Boston" married, 1 Dec 1836, Manchester, MA, Anna Hooper Goldsmith,[3] daughter of Nehemiah and Elizabeth (Kitfield) Goldsmith. She was born 27 Jan 1814, Manchester, MA, and died 31 Jul 1883, Bedford, MA, aged 69 years 6 months 4 days, of Bright's disease.[4]

Children of Alfred8 and Ann H. (Goldsmith) Whitney:

i. George A.9 Whitney, b. ca. 20 Sep 1839, Charlestown, MA; d. 19 Sep 1858, Charlestown, MA, aged 18 years 11 months 29 days, of typhus fever, unmarried, clerk.[5]
ii. Mary H. G. Whitney, b. ca. Jan 1842, MA; d. after 1920; m. 8 Feb 1866, Charlestown, MA, William G. Bell, b. ca. 1839, Hancock, NH, son of Robert S. and Sophronia (-----) Bell.[6]

Census

832 1162 Alfred Whitney 36 M - Clerk Mass. Ann H. " 36 F - " George A. " 10 M - " Attended school Mary H. G. " 8 F - " Attended school 1163 Sarah Barrett 27 F - $4000 " Elisabeth Barrett 24 F - Mass. William " 16 M - None " Joseph " 20 M - Clerk " Harriet Robbins 76 F - " Elisabeth Houghton 36 F - "

51 74 Alfred Whitney 41 M - Trader Mass. Anna H. " 40 F - " Geo. A. " 15 M - Student Mass. Mary H. G. " 13 F - "

2410 3312 Alfred Whitney 47 M - Merchant $5000 - Mass. Anna H. " 46 F - " Mary H. G. " 18 F - " Henry I. Tappan 18 M - Clerk Me.

1066 1636 Alfred Whitney 51 M W Harvard, Mass. M Gas Fixtures - - 1 1 - Anna H. Whitney 51 F W Manchester, Mass. M - - - - - Mary H. G. Whitney 23 F W Charlestown, Mass. S None - - - - -

1134 1659 Whitney, Alfred 56 M W Lamp Dealer Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Ann H. 56 F W Keeping house " Bell, William W. 31 M W Provision Dealer N. Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary H. G. 28 F W None Mass. -----, Alfred W. 1 M W " Lewis, Ella M. 17 F W Domestic Servant Maine

William G. BELL 41 Self M M W NH W. S. Provisions NH NH Mary H. G. BELL 38 Wife F M W MA MA MA Alfred W. BELL 11 Son M S W MA At School NH MA Anna H. WHITNEY 66 Moth F W W MA Keeps House MA MA

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Alfred [Whitney], s. of Richard 2nd and Sally, [born] May 10, 1813," according to Harvard Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 257, page 105.

3.^  "Alfred [Whitney], of Boston, and Ann [H. int.] Goldsmith, [married] Dec. 1, 1836," according to Vital Records of Manchester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1903).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 347, page 50.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 121, page 99.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 190, page 133.


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