Family:Whitney, Benjamin F. (c1860-1904)

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Benjamin F.8 Whitney (Walter Hunnewell7, Ezekiel6, Ezekiel5, John4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Walter Hunnewell7 and Ocean (Spear) Whitney, was born about 1859 [no record found in MA], or about 1863, Roxbury, MA, or about 1860, Roxbury, MA, and died 20 Feb 1904, Clinton Hospital, Clinton, MA, aged 40 years, of typhoid fever. He was buried in St. John's Cemetery, Lancaster, MA.[1]

He married, either 5 Aug 1877 [Pierce] or 11 Jul 1882, Lancaster, MA, or Leominster, MA, Ellen Nickerson/Nicholson, daughter of Michael and Mary (Eagen) Nickerson/Nicholson.[2] She was born about 1856, Lancaster, MA, and died after 1904. She married secondly, 8 Jun 1908, Clinton, MA, John Johnston, born about 1873, Scotland, son of James and Isabella (Donaldson) Johnston.[3]

Children of Benjamin F.8 and Ellen (Nickerson/Nicholson) Whitney:

i. Alice E.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1871, Cambridge, MA; m. 18 Jan 1899, Boston, MA, Charles H. Richardson, b. ca. 1875, Quebec, QC, son of Thomas A. and Emily (Attkins) Richardson.[4]
ii. Jennie E. Whitney, b. 13 Jun 1883, Lancaster, MA [given name omitted];[5] d. 8 May 1938; m. 10 Dec 1904, Clinton, MA, William Alfred Morgan, b. ca. 1904, Boston, MA, son of Richard W. and Eliza (Farr) Morgan.[6]
iii. George A. Whitney, b. Oct 1884, MA.
iv. John J. Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1886, Fitchburg, MA; d. 14 Jan 1919, Leominster, MA, aged 28 years 14 days, of influenza and lobar pneumonia.
v. Michael James Whitney, b. 3 Jun 1890, Fitzwilliam, NH; d. aft. 1919.
vi. Mary Ella Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1892, Lancaster, MA.[7]
vii. Benjamin Franklin Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1896, Lancaster, MA.[8]

Census

205 250 Whitney, Benjamin F. Head W M Apr 1864 54 mar 20 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Weaver wire, Rents house -----, Ellen Wife W F Jul 1856 43 mar 20 6ch 6liv Massachusetts Ireland Ireland -----, Jennie E. Dau W F Jun 1883 16 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Spinner Woolen -----, George A. Son W M Oct 1884 17 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Helper print shop -----, John J. Son W M Dec 1886 13 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Michael J. Son W M Aug 1892 7 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Mary E. Dau W F Jun 1894 8 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Benjamin F. Son W M Apr 1896 4 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Walter H. Fath W M Nov 1816 83 wid Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/34, page 35.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 336, pages 303 and 308.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 580, page 272.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 491, page 12.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 342, page 321.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 548, page 272.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 423, page 474.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 458, page 503.


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