Family:Whitney, Amos (1784-a1830)

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Amos7 Whitney (Hezekiah6, Elias5, Lemuel4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Hezekiah6 and Sarah (Piper) Whitney, was born Stow, MA, and was baptized 1 Aug 1784, Stow, MA.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 11 Dec 1813, Stow, MA, for him and Patty Wilder "of Sterling".[2] She was born 21 Jun 1784, Sterling, MA, and died 5 Oct 1837.

He was a farmer; resided Stow, MA.

Children of Amos7 and Patty (Wilder) Whitney:

i. Joseph W.8 Whitney, b. 25 Feb 1814, Stow, MA; d. 16 Jul 1891, Waltham, MA, aged 77, of hemoplegia due to a cerebral hemorrhage, janitor;[3] s. p.; m. 4 Oct 1840, Newburyport, MA, Mary Browne Gerrish,[4] daughter of Nathaniel and Margaret (Campbell) Gerrish, b. ca. 2 Nov 1803, Newburyport, MA, d. 21 Aug 1894, Waltham, MA, aged 90 years 9 months 19 days, of cancer.[5] Of Weston in 1850, Waltham in 1860.
ii. Luceba C. Whitney, b. 6 Sep 1816, Stow, MA; d. 30 Nov 1865, Sterling, MA, aged 49 years, of phthisis;[6] m. 24 Jul 1849, Stow, MA, Silas Newton, b. ca. 1816, son of Silas Newton.[7] He was a blacksmith and d. 19 Feb 1856. Children:
a. Joseph Newton, b. -----; res. Marlborough, MA.
b. John Newton, b. 1 Sep 1856; m. Albert Taylor, 22 Mar 1877; res. Hudson, MA.
iii. James W. Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1818; m.(1) Amanda M. Bartlett; m.(2) Sultina V. Bartlett.
iv. Jonathan W. Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1821; d. 15 Jul 1895, Worcester, MA, aged 73 years 7 months 22 days, of embolism cerebral asthenia, painter;[8] m. 21 Sep 1845, Hubbardston, MA, Rebecca Gay,[9] b. 19 May 1819, d. 28 Nov 1893, Worcester, MA, aged 74 years 6 months 9 days, of fatty degeneration of heart, dau.of Samuel and Elizabeth (Chickering) Gay;[10] s. p. He is a painter; resided Lincoln Square, Worcester, MA.
v. Martha Maria Whitney, b. 16 May 1823; d. 11 Feb 1902, Worcester, MA, aged 79 years 8 months 25 days, of apoplexy;[11] m. 10 or 20 Sep 1844, William Augustus Shumway,[12] b. 9 Sep 1813; d. 9 Sep 1867; was a teamster from Boston to Worcester before railroads; also a farmer, res. 63 Orange St., Worcester. Children:
a. Persis E. Shumway, b. 20 Jan 1846; d. 6 Nov 1874; m. 5 Jun 1867, m. Randolph Walker.
b. Augustus L. Shumway, b. 8 Feb 1848; d. 15 Sep 1866.
c. James L. Shumway, b. 14 Nov 1850; d. 5 Jan 1874.
d. Joseph H. Shumway, b. 7 Mar 1856; m.(1) 3 Jul 1883, ----- -----; m.(2) 29 Mar 1890, ----- -----.
e. Frank A. Shumway, b. 8 Feb 1858; m. 19 Jul 1885.
f. Mattie M. Shumway, b. 9 Jan 1860; m. 18 Sep 1882, James H. Ware; resided 63 Orange St., Worcester, MA.
vi. Mary E. Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1825; m. 5 Mar 1846, Northborough, MA, Clark R. Watson, b. ca. 1822, son of Jeffrey and Abigail (-----) Watson.[13]

Census

144 166 Isaac Fiske 71 M - Lawyer $14000 Mass. Sophronia Fiske 53 F - " Martha M. Hill 25 F - Maine 167 Joseph W. Whitney 35 M - Farmer Mass. Mary B. Whitney 45 F - " Alden Cook 22 M - Farmer Vermont

242 283 Jonathan W. Whitney 29 M - Painter $2500 Mass. Rebecca " 31 F - " 284 Elisabeth C. Gay 64 F - "

198 317 Jos. W. Whitney 40 M - Laborer Mass. Mary B. " 50 F - N.H. Saml. B. Emmons 53 M - Trader Mass. Lydia L. Roberts 36 F - Me.

1030 1116 Joseph W. Whitney 46 M - Teamster $500 Mass. Mary " 56 F - " Margaret Fletcher 43 F - Domestic "

734 863 Elisabeth C. Gay 75 F - $500 Mass. Jonathan W. Whitney 39 M - Painter $1000 $400 " Rebecca G. " 41 F - "

134 156 Joseph W. Whitney 51 M - Massachusetts M Laborer - - 1 1 - Mary Whitney 61 F - Massachusetts M - - - - -

255 244 Jonathan W. Whitney 44 M - Massachusetts M Soldier - - 1 1 - Rebecca Whitney 45 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - -

1042 1269 Whitney, Jos. W. 56 M W Gardener $200 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Mary B. 66 F W Keeping House " Goldwitch, Mary J. 28 F W Clerk in Store Connecticut Fletcher, Margaret 58 F W Nurse Mass.

265 327 Whitney, Jonathan W. 48 M W Painter $400 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Rebecca G. 51 F W Keeping house "

Jonas L. WHITNEY 58 Self M M W MASS. Painter MASS. MASS. Rebeckah G. WHITNEY 61 Wife F M W MASS. Keeping House MASS. MASS.

In spite of the first name and initial, this seems to be Jonathan W. Whitney and his wife.

References

1.^  "Amos [Whitney], s. Hezekiah and Sarah, bp. Aug. 1, [17]84. C.R.," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  "Amos [Whitney] and Patty Wilder of Sterling, int. Dec. 11, 1813," according to Stow Vital Records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 419, page 372.

4.^  "Joseph W. [Whitney] [of Sudbury, int.] and Nancy [Mary, int.] B. Gerrish, [married] Oct. 4, 1840," according to Vital Records of Newburyport, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1911).

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 446, page 405.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 185, page 264.

7.^  "Lucebe [Whitney], 33, d. Amos, and Silas Newton, widr. [int. omits widr.], 43, blacksmith, of Sudbury, s. Silas, [married] July 24, 1849," according to Stow 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 38, page 95.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 456, page 784.

9.^  "Jonathan W. [Whitney] (s. Amos and Patty, a. 23) and Rebekah Gay, [married] Sept. 21, 1845," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Hubbardston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1907). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 19, page 165.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 483, page 841.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 530, page 488.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 13, page 184.

13.^  "Mary-E. [Whitney] and Clark-R. Watson, [married] March 5, 1846," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Northborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1901). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume


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