Family:Whitney, Andrew (1826-1912)

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Andrew Whitney

Andrew8 Whitney (Jonas Prescott7, Josiah6, Josiah5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Jonas Prescott7 and Rebecca (Piper) Whitney, was born 28 Feb 1826, Ashby, MA, and died 1912, Fitchburg, MA.[1]

He married firstly, 3 Jul 1872, Fitchburg, MA, Diadema Hudson, daughter of William and Jane (Campbell) Hudson.[2] She was born 2 Aug 1850, Ottawa, Canada, and died 30 Apr 1886, Fitchburg, MA, aged 37 years 8 months 28 days, of progressive pernicious anaemia.[3]

He married secondly, 29 Jul 1899, Fitchburg, MA, Jennie Moriarty, daughter of Thomas and Catherine B. (Butler) Moriarty.[4] She was born 6 Sep 1861, Fitchburg, MA, and died after 1920.

At his first marriage, his occupation is listed as "Music dealer". In 1900 his occupation is listed as "Capitalist".

Children of Andrew8 and Diadema (Hudson) Whitney:

i. George Andrew9 Whitney, b. 2 Apr 1873, Lowell, MA, or Fitchburg, MA;[5] m. 28 Oct 1908, Fitchburg, MA [recorded at Springfield, MA], Sarah Mae Russell, b. ca. 1887, West Springfield, MA, daughter of Frank L. and Lillias A. (Short) Russell, of Springfield, MA.[6]
ii. Alice Ethel Whitney, b. 5 May 1875, Fitchburg, MA;[7] m. 21 Nov 1907, Springfield, MA, Harold Irving Cook, b. ca. 1877, Woonsocket, RI, son of Simeon S. and Ruth Ann (Mowry) Cook,[8] residence Newton Highlands, MA. They have one son, Stuart Whitney Cook, b. 1 Apr 1909.
iii. Edith Irene Whitney, b. 8 Oct 1878, Fitchburg, MA [given name omitted];[9] of Spingfield, MA, m. 6 Feb 1907, Newton, MA [recorded at Springfield, MA], Gardner Cheney Basset, b. ca. 18y4, Boston, MA, son of Horace Scudder and Elizabeth (Cheney) Basset,[10] of Worcester, MA.

Children of Andrew8 and Jennie (Moriarty) Whitney:

iv. Catherine Helen Whitney, b. 13 Aug 1900, Fitchburg, MA;[11], d. 13 Aug 1900, Fitchburg, MA, aged 1 hour, of infantile debility.[12]

Census

208 263 Charles Fay 37 M - Farmer Mass. Emeline Fay 32 F - Mass. Julietta Fay 11 F - Mass. Clark S. West 32 M - Mechanic Mass. Andrew Whitney 29 M - Pianoforte Maker Mass. Mary Cutter 23 F - Mass.

Andrew WHITNEY 54 Self M M W MA MA MA Didie H. WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W CAN Keeping House CAN CAN Geo. H. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W MA At School MA CAN Ethel R. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W MA MA CAN Edith I. WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W MA MA CAN A. Fany HUDSON 18 Niec F S W ME Clerk In Store CAN NH Ann MCGOWAN 40 Oth F S W IRE Housework IRE IRE

119 167 Andrew Whitney Head W M Feb 1826 74 mar 10m Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Capitalist, Owns house -----, Jennie M. Wife W F Sep 1861 38 mar 10m 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Ireland England -----, A. Ethel Dau W F May 1875 25 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Canada Eng. Cochrane, Sarah SiL W F Dec 1831 68 wid 0ch 0liv Canada Eng. Massachusetts Canada Eng. Immig. 1846 Whitney, Edith I. Dau W F Oct 1878 21 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Canada Eng. At school -----, George A. Son W M Apr 1873 27 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Canada Eng. Supt. of building

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008; volume 1912/42, page 303.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 246, page 254.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 375, page 397.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 490, page 263.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 252, page 261.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 580, page 302, and volume 579, page 201.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 270, page 294.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 571, page 222.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 297, page 274.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 571, pages 643 and 170.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 498, page 291.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 506, page 338.


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