Family:Whitney, Calvin H. (1850-1902)
Calvin H. Whitney (Michael Lunt, Benjamin, James, [poss.] Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Michael Lunt and Betsey A. (Humphrey) Whitney, was born 16 Sep 1850, North Yarmouth, ME, and died 10 Oct 1902, Worcester Insane Hospital, Worcester, MA [also recorded at Somerville, MA], aged 52 years, of melancolia and enteritis. He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA.
He married, 19 Apr 1877, Boston, MA, Jennie A. Simpson, daughter of John C. and Esther E. (-----) Simpson, She was born about 1858, Warner, NH, and died 9 Aug 1903, 68 Gilman St., Somerville, MA, aged 44 year 11 months, of ulcerative colitis.
He was a cracker dealer and merchant, living at 71 Rush St., Somerville, MA.
Children of Calvin H. and Jennie A. (Simpson) Whitney:
i. Ida P. Whitney, b. ca. 1878, Somerville, MA; m. 28 Oct 1903, Melrose, MA, J. Silas Gravello, b. ca. 1876, Chester Heights, PA, son of John T. and Nellie (Smith) Gravello. ii. Frank S. Whitney, b. 27 Oct 1881, Somerville, MA; m. 6 Apr 1908, Melrose, MA, Gertrude Burrell, b. ca. 1881, South Boston, MA, dau. of Adoniram J. and Lydia A. (Phillips) Burrell. iii. Arthur S. Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1884, Somerville, MA; d. 15 Jul 1886, Somerville, MA, aged 1 year 8 months 15 days, of bronchitis and inflammation of the bowels. iv. Mildred Esther Whitney, b. 11 Feb 1894, Somerville, MA; d. 26 Feb 1894, Somerville, MA, aged 14 days, of premature birth.
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6.^ "Calvin H. [Whitney], s. Michael and Betsey A., [born] 16 Sept. 1850," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).
7.^ "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 529, page 732, and volume 530, page 548.
9.^ "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/48 (death), page 465.