Family:Whitney, Calvin H. (1850-1902)

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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,[1] and died 10 Oct 1902, Worcester Insane Hospital, Worcester, MA [also recorded at Somerville, MA], aged 52 years, of melancolia and enteritis.[2] 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,[3] 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.[4]

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.[5]
ii. Frank S. Whitney, b. 27 Oct 1881, Somerville, MA;[6] m. 6 Apr 1908, Melrose, MA, Gertrude Burrell, b. ca. 1881, South Boston, MA, dau. of Adoniram J. and Lydia A. (Phillips) Burrell.[7]
iii. Arthur S. Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1884, Somerville, MA;[8] d. 15 Jul 1886, Somerville, MA, aged 1 year 8 months 15 days, of bronchitis and inflammation of the bowels.[9]
iv. Mildred Esther Whitney, b. 11 Feb 1894, Somerville, MA;[10] d. 26 Feb 1894, Somerville, MA, aged 14 days, of premature birth.[11]

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References

  • Census records.

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.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 291, page 39.

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.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 537, page 539.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 323, page 210.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 579, page 570.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 350, page 229.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 374, page 197.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 440, page 362.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 446, page 352.


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