Family:Whitney, Artemas Hammond (1797-1875)

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Artemas Hammond7 Whitney (John Smith6, Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of John Smith6 and Susanna (Knowlton) Whitney, was born 14 Jan 1797, Shrewsbury, MA,[1] and died 12 Oct 1875, Ludlow, MA [Pierce], or 11 Oct 1875, Ludlow, MA, aged 77 years 8 months 27 days, of dropsy.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 12 Dec 1819, Petersham, MA, for him and Nabby Skinner "of Dana".[3] He "of Petersham" married firstly, 30 Dec 1819, Dana, MA, Nabby Skinner.[4] She was born 12 Aug 1797, Palmer, MA, and died 22 Apr 1859 [Pierce] or "Abby" 20 Apr 1859, Ludlow, MA, aged 62 years, of dropsy.[5]

He married secondly, 27 Dec 1860, Caroline M. Alden, daughter of Benjamin and Polly (Hodges) Alden. She was born 26 Jun 1815, Greenwich, MA, and died 8 Sep 1885, Belchertown, MA, aged 70 years, of typhoid fever.[6]

He was a farmer. He resided Dana and Ludlow, MA.

Children of Artemas Hammond7 and Nabby (Skinner) Whitney:

i. Adin8 Whitney, b. 24 Aug 1820; m.(1) Juliette Moores; m.(2) Abbie (Bidwell) Daniels.
ii. Zuri Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1823; m. Sarah S. Alden.
iii. Alexander Whitney, born 25 Oct 1824; m.(1) Maria Hayden; m.(2) Mrs Lucy Plumly Keith.
iv. Rosetta M. Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1830; d. 8 Jun 1830, Springfield, MA.
v. Merrick Whitney, b. 8 May 1832; m.(1) Hannah Tourtellott; m.(2) Maria Peters.
vi. Mary L. Whitney, b. 18 Dec 1838; m. 23 Dec 1857, Ludlow, MA, John Byron Stewart, b. ca. 1834, Ludlow, MA, son of Edward Stewart.[7] He is a carpenter; resided Millbury, MA; has one son, Frank.

Children of Artemas Hammond7 and Caroline M. (Alden) Whitney, if any unknown.

Census

22 24 Artemus H. Whitney 53 M - Farmer $1500 Mass. Nabby " 52 F - " Merrick " 18 M - " " Mary L. " 11 F - " Attended school

36 43 Artemes H. Whitny 58 M - Farmer Massachusetts Nabby Whitny 58 F - Do Merrick Whitny 23 M - Laborer Do Sabine Whitny 17 F - Do

1690 1891 Artemus Whitney 63 M - Farmer $1200 $250 Mass. Merrick " 28 M - Carpenter " Byron Stewart 25 M - " $50 " Maria Whitney 23 F - " Lovina Stewart 21 F - "

240 256 Artemus H. Whitney 67 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Caroline M. Whitney 50 F - " M - - - - -

141 147 Whitney, Artemus H. 72 M W Farmer $2700 $2225 Mass. -----, Caroline 55 F W Keeps house "

Newell W. ALDEN 46 Self M S W MA. Farmer MA. CT. Caroline M. WHITNEY 64 Oth F S W MA. Housekeeper MA. MA.

References

1.^  "Artemas Hammond [Whitney], s. John Smith and Susanna, [born] Jan. 14, 1797," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 274, page 355.

3.^  "Artemas H. [Whitney] and Nabby Skinner of Dana, int. Dec. 12, 1819," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Petersham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

4.^  "Artemas H. [Whitney] of Petersham, and Nabby Skinner, [married] Dec. 30, 1819," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Dana, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1925).

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 129, page 233.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 365, page 3.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 108, page 397.


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