Family:Whitney, Benjamin (c1799-1832)

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Benjamin Whitney, parentage unknown, was born about 1799, and died 26 May 1832, Millbury, MA, aged 32 years.[1]

He married 6 Oct 1825, Millbury, MA,[2] Olive Jenison Bixby, daughter of Simon and Hannah (Barton) Bixby. She was born 14 Oct 1802, Millbury, MA, and died 19 Mar 1880, Worcester, MA, aged 77 years 5 months 5 days, of pneumonia.[3]

They lived in Millbury, MA.

Children of Benjamin and Olive Jenison (Bixby) Whitney:

i. Mary Anne Whitney, b. 29 May 1826, Millbury, MA;[4] d. 23 Sep 1884, Worcester, MA, aged 58 years 3 months 24 days, of cancer of the bowels;[5] m. 4 Dec 1849, Millbury, MA, Stillman Towne "of Dana or Endfield", b. ca. 1826, Dana, MA, son of Elijah and Hannah (-----) Towne.[6]
ii. Minerva P. Whitney, b. 18 Jul 1829, Millbury, MA;[7] m. 11 Nov 1858, Millbury, MA, Willard Marble, b. ca. 1821, Sutton, MA, son of Alpheus and Mary (-----) Marble.[8]

Census

142 192 Stillman Towne 29 M - Merchant Mass. Mary A. " 29 F - " Olin Whitney 52 " - " Minirva " 26 " - "

1628 1813 Olive Whitney 58 F - Mass.

1073 1915 Wm. C. Eustis 28 M - Mass. M Clerk - - 1 1 - M. A. " 23 F - " M - - - - - Albert K. Page 2 M - " S - - - - - Elizabeth P. Fairbanks 51 F - " W None - - - - - Mary Murtagh 54 " - Ire. S Servant - - - - - 1916 Olive Whitney 63 F - Mass. W None - - - - - Stillman Town 39 M - " M Clerk - - 1 1 - Mary A. Town 39 F - " M - - - - - Addison W. Town 1 M - " S - - - - -

334 554 Towne, Stillman 44 M W Clerk Dry Good Store $1500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 45 F W Keeps House " -----, Addison W. 7 M W At school " Attended school Whiting, Olive J. 68 F W None " 555 Stewart, Louisa 67 F W Keeps House " -----, Hattie 26 F W None " -----, Nellie 25 F W None "

References

1.^  "Benjamin [Whitney], [died] May 26, 1832, a. 32," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Millbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

2.^  "Benjamin [Whitney] and Olive J. Bixby, [married] Oct. 6, 1825," according to Millbury 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 321, page 461. Also, 1880 Mortality Schedule.

4.^  "Mary A. [Whitney], d. Benjamin and Olive, [born] May 29, 1826," according to Millbury 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 357, page 498.

6.^  "Marya [Mary Anne in int.] (d. Benjamin and Olive, a. 23) and Stillman Towne of Dana or Endfield, Dec. 4, 1849," according to Millbury Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 38, page 355.

7.^  "Minerva P. [Whitney], d. Benjamin and Olive, [born] July 18, 1829," according to Millbury 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 119, page 180.


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