Family:Whitney, Carlos (1831-1884)

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Carlos7 Whitney (Aaron6, Benjamin5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Aaron6 and Betsey (Parker) Whitney, was born 5 May 1831, Tunbridge, VT ("Cowlas"),[1] and died 8 Nov 1884, West Fairlee, VT.

He married, 28 Dec 1857, Helen M. Corwin, daughter of John and Clarissa (Thompson) Corwin. She was born 18 Jul 1837, Tunbridge, VT, and died 21 Jan 1901, Somerville, MA, aged 63 years 6 months 7 days, of La Grippe and bronchitis.[2]

He was born on Whitney Hill, Tunbridge, where his father settled in the wilderness. In 1868 he moved to West Fairlee and engaged in the provision business, and there he died. He resided West Fairlee, Vermont.

Children of Carlos7 Whitney:

i. Harlie Aaron8 Whitney, b. 5 May 1859, Tunbridge, VT;[3] d. 18 Jul 1903, Somerville, MA, aged 44 years 2 months 13 days, of acute congestion of kidneys.[4] He was born on the old Whitney place, on Whitney Hill, Tunbridge, VT. In 1868, with his parents, moved to west Fairlee and attended the village school. He attended Thetford academy, and later assisted his father in his business. Afterwards he went to Boston. Was married 11 Jan 1881.
ii. Carrie Amanda Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1862, Tunbridge, VT;[5] resided West Fairlee, VT. She was educated at the public schools in West Fairlee and the Thetford academy. Later she went to the Vermont Methodist seminary, at Montpelier, where she spent three years, and afterwards to Boston, to study music. A fall at school prevented the work which she had hoped to accomplish.
iii. Elmer Frank Whitney, b. 10 Jul 1865, Tunbridge, VT;[6] d. 9 Apr 1881.

Census

2334 2502 Carlos Whitney 29 M - Farmer $3500 $1000 Vermont Helen M. " 23 F - " Harvey A. " 1 M - " Betsey " 64 F - Mass. Ellen " 23 F - Vermont Horace L. " 15 M - " Attended school

Betsey is his mother, and Ellen his sister. Horace is the son of Henry, son of his uncle Abel Whitney.

119 131 Whitney, Carlow 39 M W Butcher $3000 $4600 Vt. Male citizen over 21 " Hellen N. 30 F W Keep house " " Harly A. 11 M W " Attended school " Carry A. 7 F W " Attended school " Elmer F. 4 M W " Burnham, Nettie 24 F W D. Servant " Hawkins, Jams. 30 M W Work in Copper Mines Eng. Parents foreign born James, William 45 M W " " " " " Parents foreign born, Illiterate " William F. 18 M W " " " " " Parents foreign born 132 Bliss, Willis W. 24 M W Butcher Vt. Male citizen over 21 ... 133 Burnham, Carleton O. 35 M W Work in Peat Bed Vt. Male citizen over 21 ...

Carlos WHITNEY 49 Self M M W VT Provision Dealer MA MA Hellen WHITNEY 43 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Harlie WHITNEY 21 Son M S W VT C. In Prov. Store VT VT Carrie WHITNEY 17 Dau F W VT At Home VT VT Elmer WHITNEY 14 Son M W VT At Home VT VT Ira HOUGHTON 22 Oth M S W VT Miner VT VT

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 517, page 719.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  "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 398.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.


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