Family:Whitney, Alvin M. (c1828-1900)

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Alvin M. Whitney, parentage not proven, but see Notes below, was born about 1828, Thornton, NH, and died 7 Jan 1900, St. Johnsbury, VT, aged 72 years.[1]

He married, about 1855, Clara/Caroline L. Corey, daughter of Amos and Nancy (Kentfield) Corey. She was born about 1834, Bath, NH, and died 25 May 1912, Barton, NH.[2] She is listed as "Virginia L. Whitney" in the 1900 census.

He was a wheelwright and millwright.

Children of Alvin M. and Clara Caroline (Corey) Whitney:

i. Sarah Louisa Whitney b. ca. 28 May 1852, Woodsville, Haverhill, NH; d. 9 Dec 1905, Waterford, VT, aged 52 years 6 months 11 days, of cancer of the rectum;[3] m. 3 Aug 1871, St. Johnsbury, VT, Edward B. Farr, of St. Johnsbury, b. 1850, St. Johnsbury, VT, son of Pardon D. and Lucy (-----) Farr.[4]
ii. Ada May Whitney, b. ca. 1856, NH; d. 15 Sep 1930, VT;[5] m. 20 Apr 1876, St. Johnsbury, VT, Walter H. Gould, son of Hiram and Hannah (Ingals) Gould.[6]
iii. Charles A. Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1857, St. Johnsbury, VT;[7] d. 19 Jan 1867, St. Johnsbury, VT, aged 9 years 2 months 3 days, of disease of leg bone.[8]
iv. Nellie A. Whitney, b. 24 Sep 1860, St. Johnsbury, VT;[9] d. 24 Sep 1877, St. Johnsbury, VT, aged 17 years, of turn of life.[10]
v. Arthur Silas Whitney, b. 15 May 1873, St. Johnsbury, VT; m. Mary Jane Green.

Notes

He may be the son born 1825-1830 of Silas7 and Sally (Lovejoy) Whitney, of Thornton, NH.

Census

1290 1364 George Blodgett 38 M - Town Blksmith - Vt. Phebe M. " 38 F - " Hellen " 11 F - N.H. Attended school Gaius " 8 M - Vt. Attended school 1365 Alvin Whitney 32 M - Mill Wright - N.H. Caroline " 25 F - " Sarah L. " 7 F - " Attended school Ada M. " 5 F - " Attended school Charles A. " 3 M - Vt. Hiram Cora 23 M - Farm Laborer N.H. Lucie E. " 16 F - Servant "

673 897 Whitney, Alva 41 M W Works in Scale Shop $2000 N.H. Male citizen over 21 Caroline 34 F W Keeps House N.H. Sarah 17 F W N.H. Ada 15 F W N.H.

655 873 Walker, Francis 45 M W Foreman in Foundary $3000 $3000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 Louisa H. 40 F W Keeps House Vermont Arthur 5 M W Vermont Whitney, Nellie P. 9 F W Vermont 874 Slack, Geo. H. 27 M W Machinist $1000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 Eliza 27 F W Keeps House Vermont Carrier, Maria 8 F W Vermont 875 Gaskill, Fredk. 36 M W Works in Scale Shop $1000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 Elvira 37 F W Keeps House Vermont Ida Bell 4 F W Vermont Emma L. 1 F W Vermont

Alvin WHITNEY 52 Self M M W N.H. Works In Scale Shop N.H. N.H. Caroline L WHITNEY 46 Wife F M W N.H. Keeping House N.H. N.H. Arthur A. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W VERMONT N.H. N.H. Walter D. GOULD 31 SonL M M W VERMONT Works In Scale Shops VT N.H. Ada M. GOULD 24 Dau F M W N.H. At Home N.H. N.H. Leonard G WHEATON 55 Oth M W W VERMONT Works In Scale Shops VT. VT.

131 175 Whitney, Virginia L. Head W F Feb 1836 64 wid 5ch 3liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire House keeper, Rents house Gould, Ada M. Dau W F Aug 1855 44 wid 1ch 1liv Vermont New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, Edna W. GDau W F Mar 1892 8 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school Corey, Hiram K. Brot W M Nov 1838 61 wid New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Farmer Whitney, Arthur S. Son W M May 1873 27 mar 4 Vermont New Hampshire New Hampshire Day laborer -----, Mary J. Wife W F Jun 1876 23 mar 4 1ch 1liv Vermont Vermont Vermont -----, Harold A. GSon W M Oct 1896 3 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont 176 McIntyre, Agnes Head W F Feb 1852 48 mar 26 6ch 4liv Scotland Scotland Scotland House keeper, Rents house McIntyre, Elsie M. Dau W F Mar 1881 19 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Scotland Servant Carpenter, Mary Moth W F Sep 1825 74 wid 2ch 2liv Scotland Scotland Scotland Immig. 1897 McIntyre, Harvey W. E. Son W M Dec 1876 23 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Scotland Emery room scale shops, Immig. 1897 -----, Curtis C. Son W M Aug 1882 17 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Scotland Machine scale shops 177 Willcomb, Carrie E. Head W F Jul 1835 64 wid 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Tailoress, Rents house 178 Arnold, Lena L. Head W F May 1871 29 wid 2ch 2liv Vermont Vermont Vermont House work, Rents house -----, Claude C. Son W M Feb 1890 10 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Vera N. Dau W F Jun 1891 8 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school 179 Perry, Nelson N. Head W M Aug 1865 34 mar 8 Vermont England Vermont Granite polisher, Rents house -----, Jennie M. Wife W F Nov 1875 24 mar 8 2ch 2liv Vermont -- -- -----, Earl N. Son W M Jul 1893 6 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Matilda V. Dau W F Jun 1895 4 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont 180 Ganyer, Matt Head W M Aug 1866 33 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Dressmaker, Rents house

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org. Also, Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org. Also Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org, and Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

8.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

9.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

10.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.


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