Family:Whitney, Augustus Anson (1812-1891)

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Augustus Anson8 Whitney (Abel7, Peter6, Aaron5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Abel7 and Susanna (White) Whitney, was born 4 Dec 1812,[1] Cambridge, MA, and died 29 Jul 1891, Cambridge, MA, aged 78 years 7 months, of senility and cerebral exhaustion.[2]

He married firstly, 27 Dec 1870, Medford or Cambridge, MA, Susan B. (King) Manning, daughter of John and Susan (Morey) King.[3] She was born about 1 Oct 1816, Boston, MA,[4] and died 6 Mar 1885, Cambridge, MA, aged 68 years 5 months 5 days, of disease of heart.[5] She had married firstly, 13 Mar 1839, Medford, MA, Joseph Manning, Jr. (1812-1861), son of Joseph and Hepzibah (Tufts) Manning.

He married secondly, 26 Oct 1887, Somerville, MA [also recorded at Cambridge, MA], Evelyn Augusta Sawyer, daughter of Samuel and Lucy (Tufts) Sawyer.[6] She was born 11 May 1844,[7] Fairhaven, MA, and died 19 Sep 1898, Cambridge, MA, aged 54 years 4 months 8 days, of carcinoma of heart and chest.[8]

He was deacon of the First Church in Cambridge from 1853 to his death.

Augustus Anson8 Whitney had no children by either wife.

Census

2196 2664 Abel Whitney 67 M - None $12000 Mass. Susanna " 64 F - " Augustus M. " 37 M - Furniture Dealer " Benjamin W. " 35 M - Lawyer " Susan E. " 33 F - " Abby W. " 23 F - "

2863 2902 Augustus A. Whitney 40 F - Furniture dealer $4000 $4000 Mass. Benj. W. Whitney 37 M - Cooper $10000 -- " Susannah " 70 F - $18000 -- " Abby W. " 25 F - " Agnes Fisher 17 F - Domestic Ireland

425 458 Susanna Whitney 75 F - Mass. W - - - - - Augustus A. " 50 M - Mass. S Furniture - - 1 1 - Benjamin W. " 46 M - Mass. S Lawyer - - 1 1 - Abigail W. " 30 F - Mass. S - - - - - Mary Furgerson 18 F - Ireland S Domestic - - - - -

Aug. A. WHITNEY 67 Self M M W MA Retired Merchant MA MA Susan B. WHITNEY 62 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Grace HATFIELD 19 Oth F S W N.S. House Maid N.S. N.S. Mary ROACH 18 Oth F S W N.S. Cook N.S. N.S.

References

1.^  "Augustus Anson [Whitney] (s. of Abel and Susanna, C.R.1), [born] Dec. 4, 1812. G.R.3," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 419, page 132.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 227, pages 144, and 235.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 227, page 235.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 365, page 63.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 380, pages 91 and 259

7.^  "Evelyn Augusta Sawyer [_____], w. of Augustus Anson, May 11, 1844. G.R.3," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 482, page 161.


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