Family:Whitney, Benjamin Duick (1807-1892)

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Benjamin Duick8 Whitney (Asa7, Elisha6, Elijah5, Daniel4, John3, John2, John1), son of Asa7 and Mary (Hammond) Whitney, was born 10 Nov 1807, Roxbury, MA,[1] and died 24 Feb 1892, Cambridge, MA, aged 84 years 3 months 14 days, of old age.[2]

He "of Boston" married firstly, 20 Sep 1830, Northborough, MA, Elizabeth Williams,[3] daughter of Stephen and Alice (Orne) Williams. She was born 25 May 1805, Northborough, MA, and died 24 Apr 1849, Boston, MA, aged 43 years, of consumption.[4] She was buried in Cambridge, MA.[5]

He married secondly, 5 Feb 1863, Vicksburg, MS, Charlotte E. Genella. She was born 21 Nov 1842, and died 6 Sep 1865.

He graduated at Harvard college in the class of 1828, with R. C. Winthrop and Dr. Bowditch, of Boston. He was for many years a Boston merchant, and was later in New Orleans, Vicksburg and Washington. His children lived in Cambridge, and he spent the last years of his life in their home filled with tender associations. He retained a strong interest in his alma mater and in his classmates to the end of his life. He resided Vicksburg, MS.

Children of Benjamin Duick8 and Elizabeth (Williams) Whitney:

i. Nancy Williams9 Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1832, Boston, MA; d. 20 Feb 1864, Cambridge, MA, aged 31 years 4 months 20 days, of typhoid fever;[6] m. 15 Aug 1861, Cambridge, MA, Jeffries Wyman, b. 8 Aug 1815, Chelmsford, MA,d. 4 Sep 1874, son of Rufus and Ann (-----) Wyman.[7] Children:
a. Jeffries Wyman, b. 3 Feb 1864; m. 1 Jun 1892, Helen Mackey; b. 30 Jul 1867; is with the Bell Telephone County, in Boston, MA.
1. Helen Mackey Wyman, b. 17 Mar 1893.
ii. Mary Whitney, b. 9 Sep 1834; unmarried; resided 10 Ash St., Cambridge, MA.
iii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 18 Aug 1836; resided Camb.
iv. Alice Orne Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1839, Cambridge, MA;[8] resided Camb.
v. Stephen Wms. Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1841; resided 68 Washington place, New York City.
vi. Emily Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1843; resided Cambridge.
vii. Benjamin Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1846, Boston, MA; d. 26 Nov 1858, Cambridge, MA, aged 12 years, of scarlet fever.[9]
viii. Charles Henry Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1849, Boston, MA;[10] d. 6 Dec 1867.

Children of Benjamin Duick8 and Charlotte E. (Genella) Whitney:

ix. Benjamin Whitney, b. 15 Jan 1864; m. Annie Dexter Perry.

Census

1765 2145 Benjamin D. Whitney 42 M - Commission Merchant Mass. Anne W. " 18 F - " Mary " 16 F - " Attended school Elizabeth " 14 F - " Attended school Alice O. " 11 F - " Attended school Stephen W. " 9 M - " Attended school Emily " 7 F - " Attended school Benjamin " 4 M - " Charles H. " 1 M - " Caroline Webber 28 F - " Jane Adaire 23 F - Ireland Illiterate Mary Caigin 22 F - "

80 89 Benjamin D. Whitney 47 M - Merchant Mass. Nancy W. " 22 F - " Mary " 20 F - " Eliza " 18 F - " Alice O. " 16 F - " Stephen W. " 14 M - " Emily " 11 F - " Benjamin " 8 M - " Charles H. " 6 M - " Susan Jackson 35 F - Ireland Sarah Church 20 F - Ireland

387 436 Annie W. Whitney 27 F - Housekeeper Mass. 388 --- Mary " 25 F - Teacher " Elisabeth " 23 F - " Alice " 21 F - " Stephen " 18 M - " Emily " 16 F - " Charles H. " 12 M - " Mary ----- 30 F - Servt. Ireland Alice ----- 30 F - " "

666 792 Benjamin D. Whitney 58 M - Mass. W Coms. Merchant - - 1 - - Elizabeth Whitney 28 F - Mass. S - - - - - Alice Whitney 26 F - Mass. S - - - - - Emily Whitney 21 F - Mass. S - - - - - Charles H. Whitney 16 M - Mass. S School - - - - -

210 225 Jeffries Wyman 50 M - Mass. W Professor - - 1 1 - Susan " 13 F - Mass. S - - - - - Mary M. " 10 F - Mass. S - - - - - Jeffries " Jr. 1 F - Mass. S - - - - - Mary Whitney 30 F - Mass. S House Keeper - - - - - Mary C. Conner 18 F - N. Scotia S Domestic - - - - - Mary Crowley 29 F - Ireland S Domestic - - - - - Alice Donahue 30 F - Ireland S Domestic - - - - -

  • 1870, Alice not found.
  • 1870, Cambridge Ward 1, Middlesex Co., MA:

654 673 Whitney, Mary 35 F W keeping house $5000 Mass. -----, Elizabeth 33 F W no occupation $1000 " -----, Emily 24 F W teacher $3000 " -----, Benjamin 6 M W at school Miss. Attended school Burton, Sarah 38 F W domestic servant Mass. Sullivan, Kate 17 F W domestic servant Ireland Parents foreign born Swett, Mary 16 F W at school N. Hamp. Attended school -----, Lucia 18 F W at school " Attended school Nelson, Edward B. 19 M W college student N. York Barker, Eveline 22 F W at school Maine Attended school

Benj. D. WHITNEY 70 Self M W W MA Councelor At Law CT MA Alice O. WHITNEY 40 Dau F S W MA At Home MA MA Mary WHITNEY 45 Dau F S W MA At Home MA MA Emily WHITNEY 33 Dau F S W MA At Home MA MA Benj. WHITNEY 16 Son M S W MS At Home MA MS Sarah J. BURTON 80 Oth F M W VT Servant VT VT

164 176 Whitney, Mary Head W F Sep 1845 65 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Rents house -----, Alice O. Sis W F Jan 1849 61 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Emily Sis W F Sep 1854 55 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Cloonen, Julia E. Srvt W F Aug 1875 24 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Cook, Immigrated 1895

48 58 Mulaney, Mathew J. Head W M Nov 1860 39 sgl Maryland Ireland Ireland Proprietor ... Whitney, Elizabeth Brdr W F Aug 1836 63 sgl Mass. Mass. Mass. Govt. Clerk ...

9 15 Moulton, Horace G. Head W M Dec 1851 48 mar 1 Massachusetts Maine New Hampshire Shoe dealer, Rents house -----, Ida M. Wife W F Oct 1867 32 mar 1 0ch 0liv Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Immig. 1893 -----, Eugene Son W M Feb 1882 18 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Salesman shoe store Stamper, Louisa M. Srvt B F Apr 1883 17 sgl North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina Servant Whitney, Stephen W. Ldgr W M Mar 1841 59 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Bank examiner McComas, Henry C. Ldgr W M Dec 1875 24 mar 1 Maryland Maryland Maryland Minister -----, Edith R. Ldgr W F Sep 1874 25 mar 1 0ch 0liv Pennsylvania New York Pennsylvania Scheple, Elbert J. Ldgr W M May 1878 22 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Salesman grocery -----, Willis Ldgr W M Aug 1883 16 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Salesman grocery Bradford, Alaric P. Ldgr W M May 1859 41 mar 15 Maine Maine Maine Salesman dry goods Hopper, Alice SiL W F Feb 1877 23 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Telephone lady, Immig. 1897

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Benjamin Duick [Whitney], s. Asa and Mary, [born] Nov. 10, 1807," according to Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1925-1926).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 428, page 110.

3.^  "Benjamin-D. [Whitney] of Boston and Elizabeth Williams, [married] Sept. 20, 1830," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Northborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1901).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 41, page 153.

5.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], w. of Benj[amin] D., [died] Apr. 25, 1849, a. 43y. G.R.3," according to Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1914-1915).

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 175, page 54.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 145, page 48.

8.^  "Alice Orne [Whitney], d. of Benj[amin] D. and Elizabeth, bp. July 28, 1839. C.R.1," according to Cambridge 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 121, page 88.

10.^  "Charles Henry [Whitney], s. of Benja[min] D. and Elizabeth, in Boston, [born] Apr. 16, 1849," according to Cambridge Vital Records.


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