Family:Whitney, Augustine (1825-a1880)

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Augustine8 Whitney (Nathan7, Nathan6, Nathan5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Nathan7 and Anne Miles7 (Whitney) Whitney, was born 9 Apr 1825, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 1 May 1899, Westminster, MA, aged 74 years 23 days, of chronic nephritis.[2]

He married, 2 Nov 1854, Westminster, MA, Mary Amanda Titus, daughter of Otis and Sally (Minott) Titus.[3] She was born 4 Dec 1828, Westminster, MA,[4] and died after 1880.

Augustine Whitney, son of Nathan and Ann, married Mary A., daughter of Otis and Sally (Minott) Titus, and resided on the estate owned by the father of his wife in the Central Village. He is a carpenter and contractor, a man of ability and moral worth, respected and honored in the town and general community. He has served as moderator at town meetings, was selectman two years, and representative to the general court in 1865; resided Westminster, MA.

Sweetser says the following:[5]

"Whitney, Augustine8, s. of Nathan7 and Ann, m. Mary A.(6) , dau. of Otis and Sally (Minott) Titus, Nov. 2, 1854, and res. on the estate owned by the f. of his w., in the Central Village. He is a carpenter and contractor - a man of ability and moral worth, respected and honored in the town and general community. He has served as Moderator at tn. meetings, was Selectman 2 yrs., and Rep. to the Gen. Ct. in 1865."

Children of Augustine8 and Mary Amanda (Titus) Whitney:

i. William Titus9 Whitney, b. 12 Dec 1855, Westminster, MA;[6] d. 7 Aug 1860, Westminster, MA, aged 4 years 7 months 27 days, of fever.[7]
ii. Leon Augustine Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1864, Westminster, MA;[8] m. Geneva Fradley.

Census

45 63 Titus, Otis 74 M - Farmer Mass. " , Sally 65 F - " Whitney, Augustin 30 M - Carpenter " " , Mary 26 F - " 64 Jones, Mary 58 F - " 65 Pierce, Mary 57 F - "

314 337 Otis Titus 80 M - Farmer $2000 $200 Massachusetts Sally " 70 F - " Augustin Whitney 34 M - Carpenter $200 " Mary A. Whitney 31 F - " William F. " 4 M - "

200 226 Otis Titus 85 M - Attleboro, Mass. - Farmer - - 1 1 - Sally Titus 75 F - Westminster, " - Housekeeper - - - - - Augustine Whitney 40 M - " " - Carpenter - - 1 1 - Mary A. Whitney 35 F - " " - Housekeeper - - - - - Leon A. Whitney 1 M - " " - - - - - - 227 Clara L. Sawin 34 F - Swanzy, N.H. W - - - - - 228 Ann M. Whitney 64 F - Princeton, Mass. W - - - - - Mary N. Clark 33 F - " " W - - - - - William F. Nash 9 M - " " - - - - - - Samuel C. Nash 6 M - Millbury, " - - - - - -

110 139 Whitney, Augustine 45 M W Carpenter Boss $4000 $3000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Mary A. 41 F W Keeping house " " Leon A. 6 M W Attends School " Attended school Titus, Otis 91 M W No occupation Rhode Island Male citizen over 21 Titus, Sally M. 80 F W Mass. 140 Sawin, Clarisa 66 F W Keeping house $500 New Hampshire 141 Whitney, Anna 69 F W Keeping house $1000 $1300 Mass.

Augustin WHITNEY 55 Self M M W MA House Carpenter MA MA Mary A. WHITNEY 51 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Leon A. WHITNEY 16 Son M S W MA At School MA MA Sally TITUS 90 MotL F W W MA MA NH

References

1.^  "Augustus [Whitney], s. Nathan Jr. and Ann M., [born] Apr. 9, 1825," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 494, page 477.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 80, page 286.

4.^  "Mary (Titus) [Whitney], [born] ___ __, 1828. G.S.1," according to Westminster Vital Records.

5.^  William Sweetzer Heywood, History of Westminster, Massashusetts (First named Narragansett No. 2), From the date of the original grant of the township to the present time, 1728-1893, with a Biographic-Genealogical Register of its Principal Families, (Vox Populi Press: S.W. Huse & Co., Lowell, Mass.: 1893), pp. 925-936.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 92, page 242.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 140, page 259.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 170, page 238.


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