Family:Whitney, Amos (1815-1892)

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Amos6 Whitney (Timothy D.5, Timothy5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Timothy D.5 and Rowena (Brigham) Whitney, was born 28 Feb 1815, Boylston, MA,[1] and died 30 Aug 1892, Worcester, MA, aged 77 years 6 months 1 day, of angina pectoris.[2]

He "of Northboro" married, 14 Aug 1842, Grafton, MA, Lorinda Pratt.[3] [Her parentage is not known, and her birth is not recorded in MA VRs.] She was born about 24 Jul 1815, Framingham, MA, and died 22 Sep 1892, Worcester, MA, aged 77 years 1 month 28 days, of pleurisy.[4]

Children of Amos6 and Lorinda (Pratt) Whitney:

i. William Francis7 Whitney, b. 17 Dec 1846, Boylston, MA;[5] m. 30 Dec 1869, Worcester, MA, Violette A. Smith, b. ca. 1845, MA, dau. of Hamilton & Amenia (-----) Smith.[6]
ii. George Williams Whitney, b. 7 Jan 1849, Northborough, MA;[7] m. Jemima Sarah King.
iii. Sarah Emma Whitney, b. 15 Dec 1856 (given name blank), Worcester, MA;[8] d. 2 Jul 1906, Worcester, MA, aged 49 years 6 months 17 days, of paralysis;[9] m. 14 Mar 1879, Worcester, MA, Frederick M. Peirce, b. ca. 1851, Worcester, MA, son of Harding & Mary W. (-----) Peirce.[10]

Census

159 186 Amos Whitney 35 M - Comb Maker Mass. Lorinda " 34 F - " William F. " 3 M - " George W. " 1 M - " 187 Milly Conant 56 F - " Harriet " 33 F - " 188 Thomas T. Seavers 34 M - Comb Maker " Margret " 37 F - " Samuel F. " 3 M - "

1659 2464 Amos Whitney 45 M - Miller $100 Mass. Lorinda W. H. " 44 F - " Wm. F. " 13 M - " Attended school George W. " 11 M - " Attended school Sarah E. " 3 F - " Chas. Porter 27 M - Moulder " Married in year Evaline " 20 F - Ill. Married in year

442 605 Whitney, Amos 55 M W Miller Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lorinda 55 F W Keeping House " -----, Sarah E. 13 F W At School " Attended school Brewer, John 60 M W Farmer $1000 $200 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 45 F W No occupation R.I. Brewer, Ruth A. 18 F W At home R.I. -----, Emma 16 F W At home " -----, Mary 14 F W At home N. York Attended school -----, Ella 12 F W At school Mass. Attended school -----, George 7 M W At school " Attended school -----, Sarah E. 6/12 F W At home " Born in Nov

103 149 Whitney, Wm. F. 23 M W Machinist (Iron) Mass. Married in Dec, Male citizen over 21 " Violette A. 24 F W Keeping House " Married in Dec

Amos WHITNEY 65 Self M M W MA Laborer MA MA Lorinda WHITNEY 64 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Henry HASTINGS 32 Oth M S W MA Laborer MA MA

William F. WHITNEY 33 Self M M W MA Machinist MA MA Violet A. WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W MA MA MA

References

1.^  "Amos [Whitney], s. Timothy and Rowena, [born] Feb. 28, 1815," according to Boylston Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 429, page 741.

3.^  "Amos of Northboro and Lorinda [Lurinda in int.] Pratt, Aug. 14, 1842," according to Boylston Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 429, page 744.

5.^  "William-Francis [Whitney], s. Amos and Lorinda, [born] Dec. 17, 1846," according to Boylston 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 23, page 199.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 219, page 343.

7.^  "George-Williams [Whitney, s. Amos and Lovinda, [born] Jan. 7, 1849," according to Boylston 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 36, page 353.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 98, page 330.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1906/97 (Death), page 184.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 309, page 307.


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