Family:Whitney, Charles Baker (1827-1872)

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Charles Baker8 Whitney (Richard7, Timothy6, Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Richard7 and Clarissa (Tower) Whitney, was born 6 Oct 1827, Lanesborough, MA,[1] and died 13 Apr 1872, Dorchester, MA.[2]

He married firstly, Mar 1854, Albany, NY, Laura L. Sherman, daughter of Asahel and Mary H. (-----) Sherman. She was born Mar 1828, Lanesborough, MA, and died 16 Jul 1865, Lanesborough, MA, aged 36 years 7 months 7 days, of consumption.[3]

He married secondly, 5 Jun 1867, Dorchester, MA [also recorded in Lanesborough, MA], Abbie Glover Pope, daughter of Eben and Hannah (-----) Pope.[4] She was born 1 Oct 1840, Milton, MA, and died after 1900.

He was born in Lanesborough, on the old Whitney place, where he resided for many years. For a long time he was manager of the Briggs iron works there, until his removal to Dorchester, MA, where he passed the remainder of his life. He resided Lanesborough, MA.

Child of Charles Baker8 and Laura L. (Sherman) Whitney:

i. George Arthur Whitney, b. 4 Jul 1856, Lanesborough, MA;[5] unmarried; resided 592 Adams St., Dorchester, MA; d. aft. 1900, then unmarried.

Child of Charles Baker8 and Abbie Glover (Pope) Whitney:

ii. Frank Pope Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1869, Lanesborough, MA;[6] resided 592 Adams St., Dorchester, MA; d. aft. 1900, then unmarried.

Census

83 95 Charles B. Whitney 27 M - Merchant Mass. Laura L. Whitney 24 F - "

154 158 Charles B. Whitney 32 M - Book Keeper $1400 $2000 Mass. Laura S. Whitney 30 F - " George A. " 3 M - " Almond H. Harrison 24 M - Clerk in Store $500 "

69 81 Charles B. Whitney 37 M - Mass. M Merchant - - 1 1 - Laura Whitney 28 F - Mass. M Wife - - - - - George A. Whitney 9 M - Mass. - - - - - -

221 254 Whitney, Chas. B. 42 M W Treasurer for Iron Co. $1800 $7000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Abbie G. 29 F W Keeping House " -----, George A. 14 M W At Home " Attended school -----, Frank P. 1 M W At Home " Atta, Eliza 19 F W Domestic Wirtenberg Parents foreign born

Abbie G. WHITNEY 39 Self F W W MA Housekeeper MA MA Frank WHITNEY 10 Son M S W MA In School MA MA Geo. A. WHITNEY 23 Oth M S W MA Gentleman At Large MA MA

131 172 Whitney, Abbie G. Head W F Oct 1840 59 wid 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Rents house -----, George A. Son W M Jul 1858 41 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Landlord -----, Frank P. Son W M Jul 1869 30 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Electriction 173 Tolman, Caroline S. Head W F Jun 1814 85 wid 2ch 2liv Massachusetts unknown Massachusetts Owns free house Wright, Jane M. Hskp W F Oct 1827 72 wid 1ch 1liv Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Nova Scotia House work, Immig. unknown

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Charles Baker [Whitney], s. of Richard and Clarissa, b. 6 Oct 1827," according to Lanesborough, Massachusetts, vital records.

2.^  "Charles Baker [Whitney], s. of Richard and Clariessa, d. 13 Apr 1872," according to Lanesborough, Massachusetts, 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 247, page 42,

3.^  "Laura L. (Sherman) [Whitney], d. of Asahel and Mary H. Sherman, wife of Charles B. Whitney, aged 36 years 7 months 7 days, of consumption, d. 16 Jul 1865," according to Lanesborough, Massachusetts, 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 183, page 42.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 200, page 305, and volume 199, page 48.

5.^  "George A. [Whitney], s. of Charles B. and Laura, b. 4 Jul 1856," according to Lanesborough, Massachusetts, 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 96, page 43.

6.^  "Frank Pope [Whitney], s. of Charles Baker and Abbie, b. 20 Jul 1869," according to Lanesborough, Massachusetts, 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 214, page 44.


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