Family:Whitney, Alpheus (1791-1880)

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Alpheus7 Whitney (Eleazer6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Eleazer6 and Martha (Crozer) Whitney, was born 29 Jan 1791, Halifax, VT,[1] and died 18 Oct 1880, Halifax, VT.

He married, 4 Nov 1819, Halifax, VT, Sally Stone.[2] She was born Aug 1800, and died 28 Jan 1890, Halifax, VT.

Both are buried in West Halifax Cemetery, West Halifax, VT.

Children of Alpheus7 and Sally (Stone) Whitney:

Philip, Caroline, Christopher, Maria, Amos, George, William, Sarah, Olive, Hannah, also two children who died young. Some of their ages are unknown.[3]

i. Philip8 Whitney, b. ca. 1821, Halifax, MA; m. Prudence M. Tanner.
ii. Caroline Whitney, b. ca. 1823; d. 7 Feb 1909; m. 27 Dec 1844, Halifax, VT, Thomas Miner.[4]
iii. (son) Whitney, b. 1820-1825; deduced from 1830 census.
iv. Christopher C. Whitney, b. 16 Jun 1827, Halifax, VT; m. Abbie Morse Thompson.
v. (son) Whitney, b. 1825-1830; deduced from 1830 census.
vi. Maria Whitney, b. 1825-1830.
vii. Amos Whitney, b. ca. 1831, VT; m. Eunice L.8 Whitney.
v. George W. Whitney, b. ca. 1833, VT; m. Sophia A. Farnum.
viii. Sarah Whitney, b. ca. 1835, VT; d. after 1850. She may be the Sarah E. Whitney, of Halifax, VT, m. 15 Mar 1855, Halifax, VT, Stephen Tyler, of Newfane, VT.[5]
ix. William Whitney, b. ca. 1838, VT; d. after 1880, then in Westborough, MA, unmarried, with sister Hannah.
x. Olive M. Whitney, b. 11 Feb 1842, VT; d. 12 Mar 1918, Halifax, VT; unmarried. Child, paternity unknown:
a. Florence9 Whitney, b. 1878, Halifax, VT, m. 26 Dec 1896, Hinsdale, NH, Henry W. Griffin.[6]
xi. Hannah A. Whitney, b. ca. 1846, Halifax, VT; m. 28 Nov 1866, Westborough, MA, Charles Winter, b. ca. 1837, Sutton, MA, son of John G. and Mary (-----) Winter.[7]

Census

179 188 Sarah Whitney 46 F - $100 Vt. Sarah 15 F - " Attended school William 12 M - " Attended school Olive 9 F - " Attended school Hannah 4 F - " Attended school

256 269 Samuel W. Potter 45 M - $1250 $888 Vermont Lestina " 34 F - New York Mary L. " 8 F - Vermont Attended school Jennie R. " 1 F - " Tillinghas Potter 81 M - Farmer Rhode Island Mary " 75 F - Vermont Alpheus Whitney 69 M - "

437 462 Sally Whitney 57 F - $75 Vermont Olive " 19 F - " Attended school Hannah " 13 F - " Attended school

383 467 Christopher Whitny 33 M - Baker $3600 $800 Vermont Abigal M. " 34 F - Massachusetts Frank C. " 7 M - " Abby M. " 2 F - " Nellyella " 1 F - " John Fisher 30 M - Laborer Nova Scotia Rachel " 28 F - " Lemuel Long 39 M - Brad Puller " Marion " 36 F - " Joseph D. Hastings 21 M - Massachusetts Anna " 19 F - " William Whitney 21 M - Baker " Ann Handrad 17 F - Ireland

Son William is living with his older brother.

412 520 Christopher Whitney 37 M - Halifax, Vt. M Trader & Bank - - 1 1 - Abbie M. Whitney 38 F - Bellingham, Mass. M - - - - - Frank C. Whitney 11 M - Westborough, Mass. S - - - - - Abbie M. Whitney 7 F - Westborough, Mass. S - - - - - Nellie E. Whitney 5 F - Westborough, Mass. S - - - - - Hannah A. Whitney 18 F - Halifax, Vt. S - - - - - William Whitney 22 M - Halifax, Vt. S Baker - - 1 1 - Ellen McReady 28 F - Northbridge, Mass. M - - - - - Lucy Thompson 79 F - Bellingham, Mass. S - - - - -

Hannah and William are living with their brother Christopher and family.

153 157 Whitney, Sally 67 F W Keeping house $500 $200 Mass. -----, Olive M. 28 F W Vt.

363 450 Whitney, Christopher C. 45 M W Grain Dealer $40000 $15000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Abbie M. 44 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Frank C. 16 M W At Home " -----, Abbie M. 12 F W At Home " Attended school -----, Nellie E. 10 F W At Home " Attended school Whitney, William 33 M W Work in Bakery Vermont Male citizen over 21 Robbins, Emma J. 19 F W Domestic Servant Mass.

Son William is living with his older brother.

Saley WHITNEY 73 Self F W VERMONT Keeping House VERMONT VERMONT Olive M. WHITNEY 37 Dau F S W VERMONT At Home VERMONT VERMONT Florance A. WHITNEY 2 GDau F S W VERMONT At Home VERMONT VERMONT

Charles WINTER 43 Self M M W MA Work In Box Shop MA MA Hannah A WINTER 33 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Willie E. WINTER 12 Son M S W MA At School MA VT Frank W WINTER 6 Son M S W MA MA VT William WHITNEY 40 Oth M S W VT Baker VT VT

William and Hannah are his children.

4 5 Winter, Charles Head W M Oct 1837 62 mar 33 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Wooden box maker, Owns free house -----, Hannah A. Wife W F Jun 1846 53 mar 33 3ch 3liv Vermont Massachusetts Vermont -----, Blanche Dau W F Nov 1890 9 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Vermont Whitney, William BiL W M Jul 1837 62 sgl Vermont Vermont Massachusetts Day laborer

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Ellery Bicknell Crane, Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts: With a History of Worcester Society of Antiquity (Lewis Publishing Co., 1907), vol. 3, p. 60.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

6.^  "Florence Whitney (b. 1878, Halifax, VT, d. of ----- Whitney & Olive) & Henry W. Griffin, m. 26 Dec 1896, Hinsdale, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 191, page 283.


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