Family:Whitney, Amasa (1813-1884)

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Amasa7 Whitney (Samuel6, Elijah5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Samuel6 and Lucy (Handley) Whitney, was born 13 Jan 1813, Bolton, MA,[1] and died 29 Mar 1884, New Bedford, MA, aged 71 years 2 months, of apoplexy.[2]

He married firstly, 24 Sep 1837, New Bedford, MA, Susan W. Cannon "both of New Bedford".[3] She was born about 1814, and died 24 Feb 1841, New Bedford, MA, aged 26 years.[4]

He married secondly, 5 May 1857, New Bedford, MA, Maria Tamzen Snow, both of New Bedford, daughter of Jesse and Johanna (Cole) Snow.[5] She was born 11 Mar 1823, Truro, MA, and died 18 Jul 1868, New Bedford, MA, aged 45 years, of a tumor.[6]

He married thirdly, 10 Feb 1870, New Bedford, MA, or Shirley, MA, Nancy Stone (Barrett) Norris "of Shirley", daughter of Oliver and Betsey (Stone) Barrett.[7] She was born 2 May 1835, Lowell, MA, and died 22 Sep 1906, Townsend, MA [also recorded Malden, MA], aged 71 years 4 months 20 days, of cerebral hemorrhage paralytic form.[8] She had married firstly, 17 Apr 1857, Boston, MA, Oliver Ward Norris, who died 13 May 1861. She was buried in Townsend, MA.

He was a cooper, and resided New Bedford, MA.

Children of Amasa7 and Susan W. (Cannon) Whitney:

i. Lucy Melvina8 Whitney, b. ca. 1838, New Bedford, MA; m. 28 Sep 1870, New Bedford, MA, Joshua David Baxter.[9]

Children of Amasa7 and Maria Tamzen (Snow) Whitney:

ii. Henry S. Whitney, b. 26 Jan 1858, New Bedford, MA;[10] m.(1) Bessie Turner; m.(2) Ada L. Edwards.
iii. Helen M. Whitney, b. ca. 19 Jan 1861, New Bedford, MA;[11] "Nellie M." d. 3 Oct 1866, New Bedford, MA, aged 5 years 8 months 14 days, of diphtheria.[12]
iv. Emma M. Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1867, New Bedford, MA;[13] resided New Bedford, MA, 1900; unmarried.

Census

330 531 Amasa Whiting 36 M - Cooper Mass. Lucy 25 F - " Lucy N. 12 F - " 532 Ivory 40 M - Cooper $2600 - Eliza 35 F - - Maria L. Whiting 12 F - Mass. Attended school Charles H. Whitny 7 M - " Attended school Abby D. Whitny 4 F - " Ann Covell 50 F - "

The elder Lucy was Amasa's sister.

212 262 Whitney, Amasa 42 M - Cooper Mass. " , Lucy 29 F - " " , Lucy M. 17 F - "

The elder Lucy was Amasa's sister.

1046 1350 Amasa Whitney 46 M - Cooper $3000 $14000 Mass. Maria S. " 38 F - " Lucy M. " 21 F - " Henry S. " 2 M - " Lucy " 36 F - "

The elder Lucy was Amasa's sister.

218 327 Amasa Whitney 52 M - Mass. M Cooper - - 1 1 - Maria T. Whitney 42 F - " " - - - - - Lucy M. Whitney 26 F - " S - - - - - Henry L. Whitney 7 M - " " - - - - - Hellen M. Whitney 4 F - " " - - - - - Lucy Whitney 40 F - " " - - - - -

The elder Lucy was Amasa's sister.

250 386 Whitney, Amasa 57 M W Cooper $5000 $30000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Nancy 35 F W Keeps house " -----, Lucy M. 32 F W at home " -----, Henry S. 12 M W at school " Attended school -----, Nellie 2 F W " -----, Lucy 45 F W at home "

The elder Lucy was Amasa's sister.

54 66 Whitney, Amasa W M 67 mar Cooper Mass. Mass. Mass. " Nancy S. W F 46 Wife mar Keeping house Mass. Mass. Mass. " Henry S. W M 22 Son sgl Cooper Mass. Mass. Mass. " Emma M. W F 12 Dau sgl At school Attended school Mass. Mass. Mass. " Lucy W F 54 Sis sgl At home Mass. Mass. Mass.

Lucy was Amasa's sister.

70 88 Whitney, Mary S. Head W F May 1835 65 wid 0ch Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house 89 Peckham, Samuel N. Head W M Sep 1848 51 mar 4 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Gardner, Rents house -------, Emily T. Wife W F Feb 1840 59 mar 4 1ch Massachusetts Rhode Island Massachusetts

289 415 Whitney, Lucy Head W F Jun 1829 70 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house -----, Emma M. Niec W F Sep 1868 31 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Mcgraph, Bridget Srvt W F Jun 1880 19 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1899

Lucy was Amasa's sister.

References

1.^  "Amasa [Whitney], s. Samuel and Lucy, [born] Jan. 13, 1813," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Bolton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910). Also, "Amasa [Whitney], [born] Jan. 13, 1813, [on stone beside that of Susan C., d. 1841] G.R.1," according to Vital Records of New Bedford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1932-1941).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 355, page 134.

3.^  "Amasa [Whitney] and Susan W. Cannon [int. both of N.B.], [married] Sept. 24, 1837," according to New Bedford Vital Records.

4.^  "Susan C. [Whitney], w. Amasa, [died] Feb. 24, 1841. a. 26, G.R.1," according to New Bedford Vital Records.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 108, page 133.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 211, page 127.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 226, page 107, and volume 227, page 258.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1906/60 (death), page 44, and volume 1906/88 (death), page 170.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 226, page 120.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 114, page 38.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 141, page 146.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 192, page 109.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 196, page 111.


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