Family:Whitney, Charles A. (1817-1861)

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Charles A.7 Whitney (John6, Timothy5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of John6 and Silence (Holbrook) Whitney, was born about 10 Feb 1817, Boston, MA, and died 24 Feb 1861, Fitchburg, MA, aged 43 years 11 months 14 days, of consumption, gunsmith.[1]

He "of Springfield" married firstly, 13 Sep 1846, Springfield, MA, or Enfield, CT, Charlotte Ellen Chaffee "of Hampton",[2] daughter of Frederick and Betsey (Shurtleff) Chaffee. She was born 21 Sep 1827, Hampton, CT, and died 20 Jul 1849, Milford, MA, aged 20 years, of inflammation of the bowels.[3]

He "of Worcester" married secondly, 13 Jan 1851, Millbury, MA, Sarah R. Ainsworth of Worcester, daughter of Harvey and Fanny B. (Jones) Ainsworth.[4] She was born about 1823, Northfield or Randolph, VT, and died 30 Jun 1883, Fitchburg, MA, aged 60 years, of cancer.[5]

He was a gunsmith, resided in Worcester and Fitchburg, MA.

Children of Charles A.7 and Charlotte Ellen (Chaffee) Whitney:

i. Charles A.8 Whitney, b. 12 Apr 1847, Springfield, MA.[6]

Children of Charles A.7 and Sarah R. (Ainsworth) Whitney:

ii. William Henry8 Whitney, b. 21 Nov or 21 Dec 1853, Westborough, MA;[7] m. Iola Winifred Hicks.
iii. Charles Holbrook Whitney, b. 10 Aug 1855, Westborough, MA;[8] d. 27 Aug 1867, Fitchburg, MA, aged 12 years 18 days, strangled.[9]
iv. Ada J. Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1859, Fitchburg, MA;[10] d. 14 Jun 1859, Fitchburg, MA, aged 1 day, of premature birth.[11]

Census

96 154 Betsy Willard 46 F - $1900 Ms. Ichabod Chamberlain 70 M - None " Caroline " 64 F - " Alden Lovejoy 22 M - Carpenter Me. Charles A. Whitney 32 M - Armorer Ms. Perry Lovejoy 27 M - Carpenter Me. Carlton Pettingill 21 M - Armorer Vt. Mary Blundin 27 F - Ireland

18 20 Charles A. Whitney 37 M - Farmer Massachusetts Sarah R. Whitney 31 F - Do Wm. H. Whitney 1 M - Do Byran Donovan 14 M - Pennsylvania Julia McDonald 24 F - Ireland

820 813 C. A. Whitney 43 M - Mechanic $700 $300 Mass. S. R. Whitney 36 F - Wife do Wm. H. Whitney 7 M - do Attended school C. H. Whitney 5 M - do

313 362 Sarah R. Whitney 41 F - Vermont W Milliner - - - - - William H. Whitney 11 M - Mass. S - - - - - Charles H. Whitney 9 M - " S - - - - -

1339 1754 Whitney, Sarah R. 47 F W Keeping House $800 Vermont

William H. WHITNEY 27 Self M M W MA Brakeman MA VT Iola WHITNEY 22 Wife F M W MA House Wife MA MA Sarah WHITNEY 56 Moth F W W VT Dress Maker NH NH

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 149, page 223.

2.^  "Charles A. [Whitney], of Springfield, Mass., m. Charlotte E. CHAFFEE, of Hampton, 13 Sep 1846, by [Rev.] Joseph HARVEY, of Thompsonville," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Enfield 4:1834.

3.^  "Charlotte E. [Whitney], b. in Hampton, Conn., w. of Charles, July 20, 1849. a. 20y. Inflammation of bowels," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1917). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 41, page 297.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 56, page 224.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 348, page 399.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 22, page 221.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 74, page 234.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 92, page 237.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 204, page 219.

10.^  "Ada J. [Whitney], d. Charles A. and Sarah A. (Ainsworth), [born] June 12, 1859," according to Fitchburg, vol. 8, p. 97. Also "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 125, page 171.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 131, page 111; and 1860 Mortality Schedule.


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