Family:Whitney, Benjamin Franklin (c1818-1867)

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Benjamin Franklin8 Whitney (Benjamin7, Moses6, Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Benjamin7 and Rachel Nye (Spooner) Whitney, was born about 4 Jul 1818, Dorchester, MA, was baptized 11 Jul 1819, Dorchester, MA,[1]and apparently died 17 Mar 1867, Ashland, MA, aged 48 years 8 months 13 days, of consumption, cabinetmaker.[2]

Marriage intentions were published, 19 Apr 1845, New Bedford, MA, for him and Nancy C. Manchester,[3] daughter of Ellery and Nancy (Cory) Manchester. She was born 12 Feb 1825,[4] or ca. Jul 1825, Westport, MA, and died 19 Jun 1865, Boston, MA, aged 39 years 11 months, married.[5]

Children of Benjamin F.8 and Nancy C. (Manchester) Whitney:

i. Florence N.9 Whitney, b. 19 Mar 1851, Chelsea, MA;[6] d. 10 Feb 1857, Ashland, MA, aged 5 years 11 months 10 days, of scarlet fever.[7]

Census

158 194 Francis H. Chickering 31 M - Bootmaker Mass. Charlotte T. Chickering 37 F - do Marietta E. Chickering 6 F - do Henry S. Chickering 1 M - do 195 Charles V. Guy 37 M - Boxmaker do Polly Forbes 59 F - do Samuel B. Forbes 29 M - Teacher do 196 Benjamin F. Whitney 34 M - Farmer do Nancy C. Whitney 30 F - do Florence N. Whitney 4 F - do

  • 1860, 12th Ward, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA:

1183 1552 Wm. Whitcomb 45 M - Ship-wright $600 Mass. Caroline " 41 F - R.I. Chas. L. " 15 M - Mass. Attended school Helen E. " 10 F - " Attended school Nancy C. Whiting 35 F - Milliner "

  • 1870: not found.

References

1.^  "Benjamin Franklin [Whitney], s. Benjamin and Rachel, [?bap.] July 11, 1819," according to Dorchester 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 203, page 78.

3.^  "Benja[min] F. [Whitney] and Nancy C. Manchester, both of N.B., int. Apr. 19, 1845," according to Vital Records of New Bedford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1932-1941).

4.^  "Nancy C. [Whitney] [?m.] [born] Feb. 12, 1825. [in lot with William Whitcomb, 1815] G.R.3," according to New Bedford 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 185, page 8.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 53, page 122.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 112, page 55.


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