Family:Whitney, Charles (1803-b1840)

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Charles7 Whitney (Abijah6, Joseph5, John4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Abijah6 and Anna (Whittemore) Whitney, was born 11 Jun 1803, Weston, MA, was baptized 12 Jun 1803, Weston, MA,[1] and died before 1840.

He married, 9 Feb 1825, Concord, MA, Mary Brown "of Concord",[2] daughter of Zachariah and Sally (Johnson) Whitney. She was born 28 Oct 1800, Concord, MA, and died 26 Apr 1880, Medway, MA, aged 78 years, of acute pericarditis.[3] Marriage intentions were published 3 Jun 1840, Medway, MA, for her and Arthur "McConn".[4] He was born about 1810, Ireland.

He was a student at the North [East] School, Weston, MA, in 1808.[5]

Children of Charles7 and Mary (Brown) Whitney:

i. Mary Ann8 Whitney, b. ca. 1826, Holliston, MA; m. 1 Jan 1845, Holliston, MA, Abel H. Seley, b. ca. 1821, Holliston, MA, son of Samuel and Charity (-----) Seley.[6]
ii. (child) Whitney, b. ca. 1828-1830; d. 24 Nov 1832, Holliston, MA, aged 2 or 4 years.[7]
iii. Charles Whitney, b. 15 Jul 1832, Holliston, MA; m. 18 May 1853, Medway, MA, Isabella Smith.[8]
iv. Harriet Susan Whitney, b. 20 May 1834.
v. William Whitney, b. ca. 1839-1840; d. 23 Mar 1842, Holliston, MA, aged 2 years, of whooping cough.[9]

Child of Arthur and Mary (Brown)(Whitney) McCann:

i. Maria Elizabeth McCann, b. 3 Jun 1842, Weston, MA.[10] Living in 1850.

Notes

"Charles Whitney and fam. were at Sherburn and Holliston in 1827. Mary wife of Charles, 39 in 1842. Children:

Mary Ann, 4 in 1831.
Charles, 10 in 1842, b. July 15, 1832.
Harriet Susan, 8 in 1842, b. May 20, 1834.

Wife of Charles Whitney had illegitimate dau. Elizabeth M., b. June 3, 1842."[11]

Census

391 514 Arthur McCann 40 M - Boot-maker Ireland Mary " 49 F - Mass. Maria E. " 8 F - "

344 568 Puffer, Alvin D. 46 M - Mass. M Plumber - - 1 1 - " , Lizzie 30 F - " M - - - - - " , Alvin D. Jr. 17 M - " - Student - - - - - " , Helen F. 14 F - " - - - - - - " , Ella F. 13 F - " - - - - - - " , Daniel J. 12 M - " - - - - - - " , Luther W. 11 M - " - - - - - - " , Louisa C. 8 F - " - - - - - - " , Sarah M. 5 F - " - - - - - - Coffin, Sarah A. 52 F - Vt. W - - - - - Whitney, Mary 65 F - Mass. W - - - - - Pound, Anna 20 F - Ireland S - - - - -

240 302 McCann, Arthur 59 M W Works in Boot factory $150 Ireland Parents foreign born -----, Mary 69 F W Keeping house Mass. Attended school Whitney, Charles J. 15 M W Works in Boot factory "

References

1.^  "Charles [Whitney], s. Abijah and Anna, bap. June 12, 1803," according to Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1707-1850. 1703--Gravestones--1900. Church Records, 1709-1825. Appendix and Addenda, Cent Society, Gleanings from the Town Files, Bits of Genealogy, Error, Indexes, &c. (Boston, MA: McIncloe Bros., Printers, 1901), page 518.

2.^  "Charles [Whitney], of Sudbury and Mary Brown of Concord, by Rev. Ezra Ripley, [married] 9 Feb 1825," according to Town of Concord, Concord, Massachusetts. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850 (Boston, MA: Todd, 1895), p. 375.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 320, page 237.

4.^  "Charles [Whitney], scholar in the North [East] School, 1808," according to Weston Vital Records, page .

5.^  "Mary [Whitney] and Arthur McConn, int. June 3, 1840," according to Holliston.

6.^  "Mary A. [Whitney], 18, d. Charles and Mary, and Abel H. Seley, 23, Miller, s. Samuel and Charlotte, [married] Jan. 1, 1845," according to Vital Records of Holliston, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 13, page 27.

7.^  "______ [Whitney], ch. Mrs Whitney, [died] Nov. 24, 1832, a. 4. [a. 2, C.R.1]," according to Holliston Vital Records.

9.^  "______ [Whitney], ch. Mary, [died] Mar. 23, 1842, a. 2.," according to Holliston Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1, page 55.

10.^  "Maria Elizabeth [Whitney], d. Mrs. Charles, June 3, 1842, in the Weston Poor-house," according to Weston Vital Records, page 247. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 2, page 471.

11.^  Weston Vital Records, supplement, page 565.


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