Family:Whitney, Augustus Hervey (1835-1891)
Augustus Hervey7 Whitney (Zachariah Leach6, Isaac L.6, Isaac5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Zachariah Leach6 and Elizabeth Cambridge (Hayden) Whitney, was born 14 Oct 1835, Raymond, ME, and died 26 Aug 1891, Quincy, IL.
He married, Sept 1867, Fannie M. Garland.
He was born in Raymond, ME, and early showed a fondness for literature and music. From early age he has been a close student and is now recognized as a thoroughly educated musician. At the age of twenty he went to Portland, Maine, and learned the trade of organ making and at once embarked in business on his own account. After being in business in Montreal and Kalamazoo, MI, he moved to Quincy, IL, and established the Whitney & Holmes Organ Company, with which he has been very successful. He possesses many agreeable qualities and is a pleasant social companion. (U. S. Biog. Dic.). He resided Quincy, IL.
Children of Augustus Hervey7 and Fannie M. (Garland) Whitney:
i. Frances Hervey8 Whitney, b. 21 May 1870. ii. Joseph Walter Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1872.
- 1860: not found.
- 1870, Quincy Ward 1, Adams Co., IL:
711 757 Whitney, Augustine H. 34 M W Organ Builder $1500 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Fanny G. 20 F W Keeping House New York -----, Frank H. 1/12 M W Illinois Born in May Coleman, Hannah 19 F W Domestic Servant Bavaria Parents foreign born
Augustus H. WHITNEY 44 Self M M W ME Organ Mfr. ME ME Fannie M. WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W NY Keeping Hse NY NY Francis H. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W IL At School ME NY Joseph W WHITNEY 8 Son M S W IL At School ME NY Bridgett MAHONEY 21 Oth F S W IL Servant IRE IRE
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 581-582.