Family:Whitney, Caleb (1801-1854)

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Caleb Whitney (Caleb), son of Caleb and Polly (Whittle) Whitney, was born about 12 Oct 1801, Walpole, NH, and died 2 May 1854, Lowell, MA, aged 52 years 6 months 20 days, of consumption.[1]

He, of Chester, married 17 Sep 1827, Springfield, VT, Hannah Davis, of Springfield, daughter of Joshua and Mary P. (-----) Davis.[2] She was born about 1808, Springfield, VT, and died 29 Nov 1886, Lowell, MA, aged 76 years 6 months 27 days, of old age. She married secondly, 21 Nov 1859, Lowell, MA, Alpha Huntoon,[3] born 4 Jul 1795, Unity, NH, and died 23 Mar 1871, German Flatts, NY, son of Joseph and Betsey (Glidden) Huntoon.

They lived first in Springfield, VT, then Lowell, MA, where he was a wheelwright.

Children of Caleb and Hannah (Davis) Whitney:

i. Mary J. Whitney, b. ca. 1827, Springfield, VT; d. aft. 1900; m. 2 May 1852, Lowell, MA, Albert Perrin, b. ca. 1826, Lowell, MA, son of Asa and Caroline (Wellington) Perrin.[4] Child: Eliza A. Perrin, b. ca. 1854, Lowell, MA; d. 30 Dec 1924, Chicago, IL, aged 70 years.
ii. Elizabeth M. Whitney, b. ca. 1830, Springfield, VT; d. aft. 1870; m. 19 Sep 1853, Lowell, MA, Charles W. Fuller, b. ca. 1825, Danville, VT, son of Olney and Mary (Sheldon) Fuller.[5] Res. Brooklyn Ward 11, NY, in 1860.
iii. Stephen M. Whitney, b. ca. 1833, Springfield or Chester, VT; m. Elizabeth Riley.

Census

2938 3771 Caleb Whitney 50 M - Wheelwright $1000 Vt. Hannah Whitney 41 F - " Mary J. Whitney 23 " - " Elizabeth M. Whitney 20 " - " Hannah Stedman 20 " - "

212 214 Joshua Davis 73 M - Tanner $1000 Mass. Mary P. Davis 69 F - " Thomas D. " 23 M - " Stephen M. Whitney 17 M - Vt.

1 1 Hannah Whitney 40-49 F - Vt. Stephen M. " 20-29 M - Machinist " Mary J. Perrin 20-29 F - " Eliza A. " 0-4 F - Mass.

  • 1860, Lowell Ward 4, Middlesex Co., MA:

Huntoon, Alpha M 64 New Hampshire Huntoon, Hannah W. F 51 Vermont Perrin, Willard M 24 Massachusetts Preston, John M 31 Massachusetts Jenkins, Samuel M 35 England Ferrin, Marcellus M 24 England

912 1063 Huntoon, Hannah 61 F W Keeping House $3000 -- Vermont Fuller, Lizzie 37 F W Dress Maker Vermont Whitney, Abbie N. 13 F W Attending School Mass. Attended school -----, Edwin S. 11 M W Attending School Mass. Attended school Whitehead, Peter 27 M W Machinist England Parents foreign born -----, Lizzie 25 F W Keeping House England Parents foreign born

  • 1880, 28 Madison St., Lowell Ward 4, Middlesex Co., MA, p. 4D:

36 39 Huntoon, H. W F 71 Wife wid Housekeeper V.T. Mass. Mass. Sargent, Arthur W M 24 Husb mar Watchman Mass. Mass. V.T. -----, Abbie W F 24 Wife mar Keeping house Mass. V.T. V.T.

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 85, page 88.

2.^  "Caleb Whitney]], of Chester, VT, m. 17 Sep 1827, Hannah Davis, of Springfield, VT, Springfield, VT," according to Vermont Vital Records Index, Marraiges.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 127, page 103.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 61, page 94.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 70, page 148.


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