Family:Whitney, Amos (1759-1841)

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Amos7 Whitney (Ephraim6, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Ephraim6 and Thankful (Harrington) Whitney, was born 29 Jun 1759, Upton, MA,[1] and died 22 Sep 1841, Upton, MA, aged 83 years.[2]

He married, 7 Feb 1782, Upton, MA, Eunice Taft,[3] daughter of Robert and Jane (Craig) Taft. She was born 23 Oct 1760, Upton, MA, and died 7 Mar 1813, Upton, MA, aged 52 years.[4]

He was born in Upton where he always resided. At his father's death he inherited part of his farm, on which he lived. He resided Upton, MA.

Children of Amos7 and Eunice (Taft) Whitney:

i. Esther8 Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1783, Upton, MA;[5] d. 26 Jan 1871, Boston, MA, aged 87 years 3 months, of bronchitis and old age;[6] m. 2 Dec 1813, Upton, MA, Dr. Henry Morse "of Paxton".[7] Children:
a. Henry Morse, b. -----.
b. Lewis Morse, b. -----.
c. Eunice Morse, b. -----.
ii. Hannah Whitney, b. 26 Nov 1785, Upton, MA;[8] d. 27 Nov 1825, Upton, MA, aged 40 years;[9] unmarried.
iii. Levi Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1788, Upton, MA;[10] d. 5 Mar 1796, Upton, MA, aged 7 years;[11] unmarried.
iv. Elijah Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1791, Upton, MA;[12] m. Sarah Reed.
v. Amos Whitney, b. 8 May 1793, Upton, MA;[13] m. Nancy Warren.
vi. Polly Whitney, b. 21 Nov 1796, Upton, MA;[14] d. 24 May 1874, Upton, MA, aged 76 years 6 months 2 days, of paralysis;[15] unmarried.
vii. Daniel Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1799, Upton, MA;[16] d. 11 Aug 1799, Upton, MA.[17][18]
viii. Sally Whitney, b. 11 Aug 1801, Upton, MA;[19] d. 27 Jan 1880, Upton, MA; m. 1 Apr 1829, Eran/Evan Fiske.[20] He was b. 12 May 1800; d. 26 Apr 1885; was a carpenter. Children:
a. Philo W. Fiske, b. 5 Apr 1832; d. Jun 1879; m. Nov 1856, ----- -----.
b. Dennis T. Fiske, b. 7 Apr 1837; m. 8 Aug 1860, ----- -----; res. Upton, MA.
c. Ellen L. Fiske, b. 18 May 1839; m. Feb 1864, Z. B. Grandy.
d. Leona W. Fiske, b. 30 Feb 1842; m. Apr 1865, A. J. Goddard, Grafton, MA.
e. Dennis T. Fiske, b. -----.
ix. Joel Whitney, b. 19 Apr 1804, Upton, MA;[21] m. Mary J. Whitney.

Census

280 378 Evan Fisk 50 M - Farmer $2800 Mass. Sally Fisk 49 F - Mass. Philo W. Fisk 18 M - Carpenter Mass. Attended school Dennis T. Fisk 13 M - Mass. Attended school Ellen L. Fisk 11 F - Mass. Attended school Loan W. Fisk 8 M - Mass. Attended school Polly Whitney 54 F - Mass.

36 43 Eran Fisk 55 M - Farmer Mass. Sally W. Fisk 52 F - " Philo Fisk 23 M - " " Dennis Fisk 18 M - " " Ellen Fisk 16 F - " Leona Fisk 13 F - " Polly Whitney 2d 58 F - "

934 1334 Erwin Fisk 60 M - Farmer $2980 $1000 Mass. Sally " 57 F - " Dennis " 23 M - Farmer " Ellen " 21 F - " Laura " 18 M - " Polly Whitney 63 F - "

325 434 Eron Fiske 65 M W Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Sally Fiske 64 F " " " Housekeeper - - - - - Polly Whitney 68 F " " S " - - - - -

9 12 Fiske, Evan 70 M W Farmer $2800 $1340 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sally 68 F W Keeping house Mass. 13 Whitney, Polly 73 F W No Occupation $1000 Mass.

References

1.^  "Amos [Whitney], s. Ephraim and Thankful, [born] June 29, 1759," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

2.^  "Amos [Whitney], [died] Sept. 22, 1841, a. 83," according to Upton Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1, page 145.

3.^  "Amos [Whitney] and Eunice Taft, [married] Feb. 7, 1782," according to Upton Vital Records.

4.^  "Eunice [Whitney], w. Amos, [died] March 7, 1813. [a. 52, G.S.]," according to Upton Vital Records.

5.^  "Esther [Whitney], d. Amos and Eunice, [born] Oct. 26, 1783," according to Upton Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 240, page 15.

7.^  "Esther and Dr. Henry Morse of Paxton, Dec. 2, 1813," according to Upton Vital Records.

8.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. Amos and Eunice, [born] Nov. 26, 1785," according to Upton Vital Records.

9.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. Amos and Eunice, [died] Nov. 27, 1825, a. 40," according to Upton Vital Records.

10.^  "Levi [Whitney], s. Amos and Eunice, [born] Mar. 26, 1788," according to Upton Vital Records.

11.^  "Levi [Whitney], s. Amos and Eunice, [died] March 5, 1796. [a. 7, G.S.]," according to Upton Vital Records.

12.^  "Elijah [Whitney], s. Amos and Eunice, [born] Mar. 5, 1791," according to Upton Vital Records.

13.^  "Amos [Whitney], s. Amos and Eunice, [born] May 8, 1793," according to Upton Vital Records.

14.^  "Polly [Whitney], d. Amos and Eunice, [born] Nov. 21, 1796," according to Upton Vital Records.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 267, page 392.

16.^  "Daniel [Whitney], s. Amos and Eunice, [born] July 1, 1799," according to Upton Vital Records.

17.^  "Daniel [Whitney], s. Amos and Eunice, [died] Aug. 11, 1799," according to Upton Vital Records.

18.^  "_____ [Whitney], ch. Amos, [died] ___ __, 1799. C.R.," according to Upton Vital Records.

19.^  "Sally [Whitney], d. Amos and Eunice, [born] Aug. 11, 1801," according to Upton Vital Records.

20.^  "Sally [Whitney] and Eran Fisk, [married] Apr. 1, 1829," according to Upton Vital Records.

21.^  "Joel [Whitney], s. Amos and Eunice, [born] Apr. 19, 1804," according to Upton Vital Records.


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