Family:Whitney, Bradshaw Stearnes (1817-1895)

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Bradshaw Stearnes7 Whitney (Charles6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Charles6 and Ruth (Chenery) Whitney,[1] was born 4 Jun 1817, Watertown, MA,[2] baptized 22 Jun 1817, Watertown, MA,[3] and died 30 Mar 1895, Watertown, MA, aged 77 years 9 months 26 days, of dilation of heart with valvular insufficiency, farmer.[4]

He married, about 1847, Watertown, MA, Nancy Sophronia Ruggles,[5] daughter of Sanford and Miriam (Twitchell) Ruggles.[6] She was born 4 Jul 1817, Westborough, MA,[7] and died 2 Apr 1884, Watertown, MA, aged 66 years 9 months, of hemoplasia.[8]

He was a farmer. He resided on the homestead of John2 Whitney, Jr., and it has been in possession of the family since 1643; resided Watertown, Massachusetts.

Children of Bradshaw Stearnes7 and Nancy Sophronia (Ruggles) Whitney:

i. Emma F.8 Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1849, Watertown, MA;[9] unmarried, resided Watertown.[10]
ii. Bertha Marion Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1852, Watertown, MA;[11] m. 27 Apr 1881, Watertown, MA, Frederick A. Hubbard "of Sandwich", b. ca. 1859, Manchester, MA;[12] resided Newton, MA. Children:
a. (daughter) Hubbard, b. 30 Dec 1881, Watertown, MA.

Census

39 45 Brw. Whitney 33 M - Farmer $1400 Ms. Nancy F. " 32 F - " Emma R. " 1 F - " Chas. Warren 34 M - Labr. N.Y. Jas. Barry 24 M - Ire. Illiterate Mary Toban 40 F - " Illiterate Geo. Snodgrass 14 M - Mass. Attended school 46 Ruth Whitney 69 F - Ms. Martha " 35 F - " Susanna B. " 30 F - " Chas. " 69 M - Farmer $12000 "

557 669 Whitney, Bradshaw 38 M - Farmer Mass. Nancy 37 F - do Emma H. 6 F - do Bertha M. 3 F - do Reed, Henry C. P. 10 F - Mass. Cahill, Catherine 22 F - Ireland Welch, John 25 M - Laborer do Connor, Patrick 25 M - do

318 359 Bradshaw Whitney 42 M - Farmer $12000 $1000 Mass. Nancy S. " 42 F - " Emma F. " 10 F - " Attended school Bertha M. " 7 F - " Attended school Ruth " 78 F - " Martha " 45 F - " Susanna " 39 F - " Catherine Rooney 25 F - Servant Ireland John Mooney 30 M - Laborer " James Casey 19 M - " " James Brine 14 M - " " 360 John Brigham 33 M - Clerk $500 Ga. Mary E. " 30 F - Mass. Cora E. " 7 F - " Mary E. Tainter 30 F - "

201 252 Whitney, Bradshaw 48 M - Watertown M Farmer - - 1 1 - Whitney, Nancy S. 48 F - Westboro M - - - - - Whitney, Emma F. 16 F - Watertown S - - - - - Whitney, Bertha M. 13 F - " - - - - - - Keyer, Honora 21 F - Ireland S Domestic - - - - - Cox, John 35 M - " S Laborer - - 1 - - Nolan, Michael 30 M - " S Laborer - - 1 - - Mackin, Philip 12 M - Watertown - - - - - - 253 Whitney, Ruth 84 F - " W - - - - - Whitney, Martha 51 F - " S At Home - - - - - Whitney, Susanna 45 F - " S At Home - - - - -

581 734 Whitney, Bradshaw 53 M W Farmer $11000 $3000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Nancy I. 53 F W Keeping House " -----, Emma 20 F W No Occupation " -----, Bertha 17 F W At School " Attended school Grady, Margaret 19 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born McChartly, Florence 23 M W Farm Laborer " Parents foreign born Buttler Patrick 22 M W Farm Laborer " Parents foreign born

Bradshaw WHITNEY 65 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Nancy WHITNEY 65 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Emma WHITNEY 27 Dau F S F MA At Home MA MA Bertha WHITNEY 24 Dau F S W MA Teacher MA MA Micheal NOLAN 30 Oth M S W IRE Servant IRE IRE Theodore RUGGLES 22 Oth M S W MA Servant MA MA Maggie FAHY 20 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE

References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his baptism and death records.

2.^  Pierce, loc. cit.

3.^  "22 Jun 1817, Martha and Bradshaw, ch. of Charles Whitney, bapt.," according to Watertown Records, Comprising East Congregational and Precinct Affairs, 1697 to 1737. Also, Record Book of the Pastors, 1686-1819, (1906)., page 193.

4.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [AmericanAncestors.org], New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 455, page 424.

5.^  Pierce, loc. cit., confirmed by her death record. There doesn't seem to be a record of their marriage date.

6.^  Westborough, Massachusetts, Vital Records, page 92; Pierce, loc. cit., gives 4 Jul 1818, a year off. The Westborough date is confirmed by her age at death

7.^  Westborough, Massachusetts, Vital Records, page 92; confirmed by her death record.

8.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910. From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [AmericanAncestors.org], New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 356, page 209.

9.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910. From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [AmericanAncestors.org], New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 35, page 288.

10.^  Pierce, loc. cit.

11.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910. From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [AmericanAncestors.org], New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 64, page 156.

12.^  Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910. From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: [AmericanAncestors.org], New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004, volume 326, page 251.


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