Family:Whitney, Asa (1779-1857)

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Asa7 Whitney (Daniel6, Daniel5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Daniel6 and Sarah (Duren) Whitney, was born 22 Jun 1779, Stow, MA,[1], was baptized 13 May 1781, Stow, MA,[2] and died 21 Feb 1857, Stow, MA, aged 77 years 7 months, of dropsy.[3]

He married, 27 May 1806, Stow, MA, Sally Brooks,[4] daughter of Nathan and Mary6 (Whitney) Brooks. She was born about 9 Oct 1786, Stow, MA, and died in 21 Mar 1868, Stow, MA, aged 81 years 5 months 12 days, of old age.[5] They were fourth cousins by common Whitney descent.

He resided Stow.

Children of Asa7 and Sally (Brooks) Whitney:

i. Elmira8 Whitney, b. 20 Sep 1808, Stow, MA; bapt. 2 Apr 1809, Stow, MA;[6] d. 5 May 1886; d. 11 Sep 1880, Stow; m. (int. 9 Mar 1834, Stow, MA) Nathan S. Turner,[7] b. 16 Jan 1808. Children:
a. Caroline Brooks Turner, b. 15 Jun 1835; d. 23 Jan 1867; m. 22 May 1862, Rev. Samuel Collins Beane.
b. Sarah Abbie Turner, b. 25 May 1838; m. 17 Feb 1876, David Patterson Muzzey; resided 2 Clinton St., Cambridgeport, MA.
ii. John Whitney, b. 13 Sep 1810, Stow, MA; bapt. 23 ___ 1810, Stow, MA;[8] m. Eliza Jane Jones.
iii. Sally D. Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1812, Stow, MA;[9] d. 8 Aug 1885, Stow; m. 1 Dec 1836, Stow, MA, Christopher Wilder,[10] b. 17 Aug 1810; d. 12 Mar 1887. Children:
a. Mary Frances Wilder, b. 17 Jul 1840; d. 17 Aug 1888; m. 24 Nov 1865, Lewis H. Miles.
b. John Whitney Wilder, b. 13 Feb 1842; m. Aug 1867, ----- -----; res. 129 State St., Springfield, MA.
c. Elizabeth Wilder, b. 2 Aug 1844; m. 8 Apr 1867, Herbert C. Purfie; res. Springfield, MA, 45 Dartmouth Terrace.
d. Sarah Cordelia Wilder, b. 19 Jul 1846; m. 8 Oct 1889, Chester D. Hastings; res. Appleton, Swift Co., MN.
e. George Tucker Wilder, b. 29 Sep 1849; m. 8 Nov 1881, ----- -----; res. 30 Caren St., Springfield, MA.
f. Albert Henry Wilder, b. 27 Oct 1855; d. 19 Mar 1892; m. 27 Oct 1880, ----- -----.
iv. Mary Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1815, Stow, MA;[11] d. 1 Apr 1815, Stow, MA.[12]
v. Nathan Brooks Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1820, Stow, MA; bapt. 19 Nov 1820, Stow, MA;[13]; m.(1) Esther M. Taylor; m.(2) Anna C. (-----) Fogle.
vi. George Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1823, Stow, MA; bapt. 17 Oct 1824, Stow, MA;[14] m. Sarah P. Barnard.

Census

156 181 Asa Whitney 71 M - farmer $3000 Mass. Sally " 63 F - " George " 26 M - Laborer "

24 24 Asa Whitney 76 M - Farmer Mass. Sarah Whitney 65 F - Mass.

300 293 George Whitney 37 M - Farmer $2200 $400 Mass. Sarah P. " 30 F - " Fredk. A. " 2 M - " Sally " 73 F - "

161 160 George Whitney 41 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Sarah H. Whitney 35 F - " M - - - - - Frederick A. Whitney 7 M - " S - - - - - Sally Whitney 77 F - " W - - - - -

References

1.^  "Asa [Whitney], s. Daniel and Sarah, [born] June 22, 1779. [[h. Sally (Brooks)] P.R.14]," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

2.^  "Asa [Whitney], s. Dan[ie]l and Sarah, bp. May 13, [17]81. C.R.," 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 112, page 163.

4.^  "Asa [Whitney] and Sally Brooks, May 27, 1806," according to Stow Vital Records.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 212, page 197.

6.^  "Almira [Whitney], d. Asa and Sally, bp. Apr. 2, 1809. C.R. [Elmira, b. Sept. 20, 1808, P.R.14]," according to Stow Vital Records.

7.^  "Almira [Whitney] and Nathan S. Turner, int. Mar. 9, 1834," according to Stow Vital Records.

8.^  "John [Whitney], s. Asa and Sally, bp. ____ 23, 1810. C.R. [b. Sept. 13, P.R.14]," according to Stow Vital Records.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 325, page 448.

10.^  "Sally [Whitney], ch. Asa and Sally, [born] Nov. 27, 1812. P.R.14," according to Stow Vital Records.

11.^  "Sally D. [Whitney] and Christopher Wilder, [married] Dec. 1, 1836," according to Stow Vital Records.

12.^  "Mary [Whitney], ch. Asa and Sally, [born] Jan. 22, 1815. P.R.14," according to Stow Vital Records.

13.^  "Mary [Whitney], [died] Mar. 1, 1815. P.R.14," according to Stow Vital Records.

14.^  "Nathan Brooks [Whitney], s. Asa and Sally, bp. Nov. 19 [1820]. C.R. [b. Oct. 20, P.R.14]," according to Stow Vital Records.

15.^  "George [Whitney], s. Asa and Sally, bp. Oct. 17, 1824. C.R. [b. Oct. 28, 1823. P.R.14]," according to Stow Vital Records.


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