Family:Whitney, Charles Lemuel (1832-a1880)

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Charles Lemuel8 Whitney (Samuel7, Lemuel6, Ephraim5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Samuel7 and Amelia (Hyde) Whitney, was born 23 Feb 1832, Cavendish, VT.

He married, 27 Sep 1857, Fredonia, NY, Frances J. Gore, daughter of John and Dolly (-----) Gore. She was born 9 Nov 1835, and died 17 Nov 1872, Brattleboro, VT.

He was born in Proctorsville in the town of Cavendish, Windsor County, VT; lived there about six weeks, then went to White River; lived there about two years, then went to Woodstock, VT, where his father and mother died. Lived there till he was about sixteen years old. After that he was clerk in the old Stage house, at Brattleboro, VT, working for Major Henry Smith. Afterwards was in the Revere house, Boston, MA, for a time; also, was at Windsor, VT, in the Windsor house, for J. H. Simonds. He kept the Central house, in Brattleboro, VT, from 1853 to 1856, three years, then went to Toledo, OH, and had charge and opened the Island house. Stayed there about a year, then took the Kingsbury house, with Mr. J. Brown; afterwards sold out to him. He went to Brattleboro for a while. Then traveled with James Fisk Jr., for a year or two on the road, and was with him when he failed, just before he went in with Jordan Marsh & County, of Boston. Then he went to Rutland, VT, and was with E. Foster Cook, in the Bardwell house, for three years. Then went to Brattleboro, VT, and took his wife's father's business in making mowing machines for a few years. He was tuning for the Estey Organ Coumpany, Brattleboro, VT, for two years, then went to New Haven, CT, and had charge of the tuning department in B. Shoninger's organ factory for three or four years, afterwards with the New Haven Organ County for a year or so; then was back to Brattleboro for a few years, and then went with O. B. North & County, New Haven, CT, extensive makers of saddlery and carriage hardware, as traveling salesman, where he has been for the past twelve years; resided New Haven, CT.

Children of Charles Lemuel8 and Frances J. (Gore) Whitney:

i. Alice Chase9 Whitney, b. 21 Feb 1868, Brattleboro, VT;[1] resided 15 Pleasant St., Rutland, VT.
ii. Frederick Whitney, b. 19 Jun 1859; d. 20 Jan 1860.

Census

1272 1380 John Gore 55 M - Machinist $2000 $1500 Vermont Dolly " 55 F - " Samuel Whitney 26 M - Hotel Keeper $500 " Frances " 24 F - " Sarah Gore 21 F - " Ellen Streeter 23 F - " 1381 Myron Miller 37 M - Wagon Maker $600 " Heroine " 40 F - " Hattie S. " 6 F - " Attended school Alice Chase 19 F - Dress Maker "

311 339 Walcott, Luther 44 M W Universalist Pastor $2500 Massachusetts Male citizne over 21 -----, Ellen A. 40 F W Keeping House Massachusetts -----, Lillie A. 17 F W At Home Massachusetts -----, Cynthia A. 9 F W At School New Hampshire Attended school Whitney, Lemuel L. 36 M W Melodion Tuner Vermont Male citizne over 21 -----, Frances 33 F W Boarding Vermont -----, Alice 2 F W At Home Vermont Sweeting, Ambrose 37 M W Carriage Body Maker Rhode Island Male citizne over 21 -----, Ellen 27 F W Boarding Rhode Island

Frank A. REED 27 Self M M W VT Hotel Keeper Landlord VT VT ... Chas. L. WHITNEY 48 Oth M W W VT Dealer In Patent C... VT VT ...

References

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


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