Family:Whitney, Amos L. (c1818-1862)

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Amos L.8 Whitney (Amos Kimball7, Charles6, Aaron5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Amos Kimball7 and Anna (Leonard) Whitney, was born about 5 Nov 1818, Warwick, MA, and died 7 May 1862, Lowell, MA, aged 43 years 6 months 2 days, of consumption.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 15 Mar 1845, Lowell, MA, for him and his first wife Alice Y. Thurlow, "both of Lowell",[2] daughter of Aaron and Eliza (-----) Thurlow. She was born about 3 Jun 1822, Sanbornton, NH, and died 19 Aug 1855, Lowell, MA, aged 33 years 2 months 16 days, of consumption.[3]

He married secondly, 6 Oct 1856, Lowell, MA, Jemima Swansey Lane,[4] daughter of David and Naomi (Gibson) Lane. She was born 19 Jan 1827, Lowell, MA, or Sanbornton, NH, and died 10 Mar 1901, Framingham, MA, aged 73 years, of lobar pneumonia.[5]

Machinist, resided Adams Street, Lowell, MA.

Children of Amos L.8 and Alice Y. (Thurlow) Whitney:

i. Franklin P.9 Whitney, b. 2 Nov 1852, Lowell, MA;[6] watchmaker, "Frank P." m. 29 Jan 1879, Watertown or Waltham, MA, Mary A. (-----) Riley, both of Waltham, b. ca. 1853, E. Boston, dau. of Edward and Mary (-----) -----.[7]

Children of Amos L. and Jemima Swansey (Lane) Whitney:

ii. Gracia Idora Whitney, "Cressia Idora" b. 28 Feb 1860, Groton, MA;[8] "Gracia Idora" d. 31 Jul 1860, aged 5 months 3 days, Groton, MA.[9]
iii. Inez Blanche Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1861, Lowell, MA [given name omitted];[10] d. 14 May 1886, Upton, MA;[11] "of Waltham" m. 18 Nov 1882, Newton or Upton or Waltham, MA, Charles L. Rockwood of Upton, b. ca. 1859, Upton, MA, son of James A. and Jane M. (Walker) Rockwood.[12] He married secondly, 25 Sep 1890, Richmond, VT [also recorded at Lowell, MA], Lillian Phillips, daughter of George and Sarah (-----) Phillips.[13] Children:

Children:

a. Izora L. Rockwood, b. 23 Apr 1883, Waltham, MA;[14] m. 19 Dec 1914, P. Leroy Flansburg, b. ca. 1890, Albany, NY, son of Walter A. and Grace M. (Rankin) Flansburg.

Census

659 920 Amos S. Whitney 32 M - Machinist R.I. Alice " 28 F - "

1 1 A. L. Whitney 30-39 M - Machinist Mass. Alice " 30-39 F - N.H. Mary J. " 10-14 M - Mass. Frank " 0-4 M - "

405 450 Amos L. Whitney 43 M - Machinist $200 Mass. Jemima S. 33 F - N.H. Frank P. 7 M - Mass. Gracia I. 4/12 F - Mass. Attended school [sic] Bridget Doyle 30 F - Servant Ireland James Doyle 10 M - Ireland Attended school

740 908 Minnie S. Whitney 37 F - New Hampshire W Boarding House - - - - - Ines P. Whitney 3 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - Laura A. Plumado 32 F - Vermont S - - - - - Ella M. Plumado 8 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - Carrie Sumner 23 F - Massachusetts M - - - - - Adison Sumner 27 M - Vermont M Painter - - 1 - - James Smith 29 M - New Brunswick S Watchmaker - - 1 - - Frank Gilmore 16 M - New Hampshire S Watchmaker - - - - - Frank Phisor 19 M - Vermont S Watchmaker - - - - - Edgar Hull 17 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Benj. W. Greene 35 M - Rhode Island M Watchmaker - - 1 - - Mary E. Greene 35 F - Rhode Island M - - - - - Sarah Greene 2 F - Rhode Island S - - - - - Delia P. Neil 25 F - Ireland S Servant - - - - - Mary Young -- F - New York S Watchmaker - - - - - Sarah Leland 20 F - Maine S Watchmaker - - - - - Emma Sinclair 20 F - Maine S Watchmaker - - - - -

741 909 Fanny Proctor 52 F - New Hampshire M Boarding House - - - - - Jennette Proctor 24 F - New Hampshire S Housework - - - - - Augustine Witherel 25 M - Massachusetts M Watchmaker - - 1 - - Henry H. Haynes 28 M - Massachusetts S Watchmaker - - 1 - - Sheldon Owen 27 M - Rhode Island S Watchmaker - - 1 - - Frank Daniels 21 M - Maine S Watchmaker - - 1 - - Oliver P. Newcomb 27 M - New Hampshire M Watchmaker - - 1 - - William E. Fisher 26 M - Massachusetts S Watchmaker - - 1 - - Leonard C. Lane 27 M - New Hampshire S Watchmaker - - 1 - - ----- Jenkins -- - - - - Watchmaker - - - - - Sylvia S. Bemis 34 F - Massachusetts M Watchmaker - - - - - Mary C. Mason 21 F - Massachusetts S Watchmaker - - - - - Lucille Lowell 20 F - Massachusetts S Watchmaker - - - - - Emily Newcomb 22 F - New Hampshire M Watchmaker - - - - - Isabelle Harrington 23 F - Massachusetts S Watchmaker - - - - - ----- Pratt -- F - - S Watchmaker - - - - - Elvania Blaisdell 24 F - Maine S Watchmaker - - - - - Marion E. Stickney 24 F - Massachusetts S Watchmaker - - - - - Martha Stickney 17 F - Massachusetts S Watchmaker - - - - - Jennie Graham 23 F - Massachusetts S Woolen Factory - - - - - Frank P. Whitney 13 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Ellen Dunn 30 F - Ireland W Servant - - - - - Michael Dunn 2 M - Massachusetts S - - - - -

Jemima S. WHITNEY 52 Self F W W MA Keeps House NH NH Inez B. WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W MA Works In St Shop MA MA Ella PIKE 23 Oth F S W MA Works In St Shop MA MA Hary P. MOORE 49 Oth M M W MA Works In St Shop MA MA Annie L. MOORE 35 Oth F M W MA Works In St Shop NH ME Maggie SULLIVAN 24 Oth F S W IRE Keeps House IRE IRE

Henry M. TEMPLE 34 Self M M W ME Dealer In Grain ME ME Lousia F. TEMPLE 33 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Clara E. TEMPLE 13 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME Harry C. TEMPLE 9 Son M S W ME At School ME ME Gertrue L. TEMPLE 6 Dau F S W MA At School ME ME Bertie H. TEMPLE 11M Dau F S W MA At Home ME ME Chas. COLE 25 Oth M M W MA --- --- M. COLE 22 Oth F M W MA --- --- Franklin WHITNEY 29 Oth M M W MA Works In Paper Office --- --- Mary WHITNEY 27 Oth F M W MA --- --- Geo. WHITTEN 19 Oth M S W MA Works In Paper Office NH MA Augustus MCKENNY 36 Oth M S W MA Night Watchman --- --- Charles BOOTH 29 Oth M S W MA --- --- Frank H. GOING 25 Oth M S W VT Lawyer VT VT Josie CULLIE 19 Oth F S W MA Works In Restaurant --- --- Marie REID 39 Oth F S W MA Servant MA MA Mary PELRINE 17 Oth F S W NOVA SCOTIA Servant NOVA SCOTIA NOVA SCOTIA

34 41 Rockwood, Charles L. Head W M Sep 1860 39 mar 9 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Grocer paper maker, Rents house -----, Lillian Wife W F Nov 1869 30 mar 9 3ch 3liv Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Immig. 1885 -----, Lillian Dau W F Sep 1892 7 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Canada -----, Frederick Son W M Oct 1895 4 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Canada -----, Edward Son W M Feb 1900 3m sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Canada Whitney, Mima Brdr W F Oct 1826 73 wid 2ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

Despite the discrepancy in birth date, her association with Charles L. Rockwood, her former son-in-law, is persuasive in this identification.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 157, page 157.

2.^  "Amos L. [Whitney], and Alice Y. Thurlow, both of L., int. Mar. 15, 1845," according to Vital Records of Lowell, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1930).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 94, page 81.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 100, page 167.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 517, page 490.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 64, page 108.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 308, pages 205, 196, and 198.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 133, page 101.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 139, page 95.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 142, page 136. Record shows an unnamed male, undoubtedly an error for Inez Blanche, a female.

11.^  Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, from FamilySearch.org.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 335, pages 247, 203, and volume 336, page 356.

13.^  Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915, from FamilySearch.org.

14.^  Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915, from FamilySearch.org.


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