Family:Whitney, Christopher (1807-1860)

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Christopher7 Whitney (Abraham6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Abraham6 and Sarah (Conant)(Jewell) Whitney, was born 5 Nov 1807, Waterford, ME, and died 15 Oct 1860, Lynn, MA, aged 52 years 10 months 16 days, of consumption, carpenter.[1]

He married, 16 Oct 1831, Stow, MA, Dolly Brooks[2] of Stow, MA, daughter of Silas and Polly (Haynes) Brooks. She was born 11 Sep 1806, Stow, MA, and died 9 Nov 1861, Lynn, MA, aged 55 years 1 month 27 days, of lung fever.[3]

He resided Stow and Lynn, MA.

Children of Christopher7 and Dolly (Brooks) Whitney:

i. Albert8 Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1832, Stow, MA;[4] m. Maria J. Tracy.
ii. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 3 or 4 Mar 1834, Stow, MA;[5] apparently known as Elizabeth; m. 23 Nov 1851, Acton, MA, James T. Jones of Acton, farmer, b. ca. 1830, son of Abel Jones.[6]
iii. Eben S. B. Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1836, Stow, MA;[7] m. Sarah A. Willey.
iv. Abraham Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1837, Stow, MA;[8] m.(1) Mary Elizabeth Swan; m.(2) Eliza A. Whitcomb.
v. Silas Brooks Whitney, b. 9 Nov 1839, Stow, MA;[9] d. 2 Mar 1905, Lynn, MA, aged 64 years 3 months 21 days, of hematemesis; unmarried.[10]
vi. Mary B. Whitney, b. 2 Jan 1842, Stow, MA;[11] d. 28 Dec 1899, Lynn, MA, aged 57 years 11 months 26 days, of valvular disease of heart;[12] m. 14 Jun 1863, Lynn, MA, Isaiah Warren Small, b. ca. 1843, Topsfield, MA, son of Isaiah M. and Betsey K. (-----) Small;[13] resided Lynn, MA.
vii. Catherine Sophia Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1844, Stow, MA;[14] d. 1889 New Gloucester, ME; "Kate S.", b. ca. 1845, Stow, MA, m.(1) 11 Jan 1866, Ashland, MA, Christopher L. Bamfield, of Ashland, b. ca. 1840, Hebron, CT, son of Axel & Bethia (-----) Bamfield[15] (also "Kate S." m. 10 Jan 1866, Lynn, MA, Christopher L. Bumpus, b. Hebron, ME);[16] m.(2) Dec 1869, Joseph M. Thompson, of Portland, ME.
viii. George F. Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1852 [birth not found in MA VRs]; living 1860, but not found in 1870 nor 1880; m. 8 Apr 1887, Danbury, NH, Mary E. Evans.[17]

Census

186 216 Christopher Whitney 42 M - Carpenter Maine Dolly " 43 F - Mass. Elizabeth " 16 F - " Attended school Mary " 8 F - " Attended school Catharine " 6 F - " Attended school 187 217 Silas P. Brooks 34 M - Farmer $900 Mass. Charlotte " 28 F - " Mary S. " 7 F - " Attended school Caroline A. " 5 F - " Attended school William H. " 2 M - " Attended school 218 Mary Brooks 74 F - $3600 " Lydia " 38 F - " Silas B. Whitney 10 M - " Attended school Joab Hayden 45 M - Laborer " Timothy G. Spencer 47 M - " " Daniel Marley 25 M - " Ireland

41 41 Christopher Whitney 47 M - Carpenter Mass. Dolly Whitney 48 F - Mass. Mary B. Whitney 13 F - Mass. Catharine Whitney 11 F - Mass. George H. Whitney 2 M - Mass.

43 43 Mary Brooks 79 F - Mass. Lydia Brooks 45 F - Mass. Silas B. Whitney 15 M - Farmer Mass.

1748 2363 Christopher Whitney 53 M - Carpenter $1500 $200 Maine Dolly Whitney 54 F - Mass. Albert Whitney 27 M - Cordwainer - $500 " Eben S. Whitney 24 M - Shoe Cutter " Abram Whitney 22 M - Cordwainer " Silas B. Whitney 20 M - Teamster " Mary B. Whitney 18 F - " Catharine Whitney 16 F - " George F. Whitney 7 M - " Attended school

567 743 Riblet, Frank D. 31 M W Works in morocco factory Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Carrie A. 22 F W Keeping house Mass. 744 Small, Warren 28 M W Works in shoe factory Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary B. 28 F W Keeping house Mass. -----, Minnie L. 6 F W At home Mass. Whitney, Silas B. 30 M W Works in shoe factory Mass. Male citizen over 21

27 23 Whitney, Silas B. Head W M Nov 1839 60 sgl Massachusetts Maine Massachusetts Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Lewis A. Neph W M Mar 1877 23 sgl New Hampshire Massachusetts Massachusetts Day laborer

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 138, page 219.

2.^  ",Christapher [Whitney] [int. Christopher] and Dolly Brooks, [married] Oct. 16, 1831. [Christopher, C.R.] [Christopher and Dolly Brooks, d. Silas and Polly, P.R.19]" according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 147, page 243.

4.^  "Albert [Whitney], s. Christopher, carpenter, and Dolly, [born] Sept. 12, 1832," according to Stow Vital Records.

5.^  "Mary Elizabeth [Whitney], d. Christopher and Dolly, [born] Mar. 3, 1834. P.R.19," and "Elizabeth [Whitney], d. Christopher, carpenter, and Dolly, [born] Mar. 4, 1834," according to Stow Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 55, page 34.

7.^  "Eben S. B. [Whitney], s. Christopher, carpenter, and Dolly, [born] Mar. 12, 1836. P.R.10," and "Eben Brooks [Whitney], s. Christopher and Dolly, [born] Mar. 12, 1838. P.R.19," according to Stow Vital Records.

8.^  "Abraham [Whitney], s. Christopher, carpenter, and Dolly, [born] Sept. 28, 1837," according to Stow Vital Records.

9.^  "Silas B. [Whitney], s. Christopher, carpenter, and Dolly, [born] Nov. 9, 1839," according to Stow Vital Records. Also, "Silas Brooks [Whitney], s. Christopher and Dolly, [born] Nov. 9, 1839," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904).

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/60 (death), pages 168, 225.

11.^  "Mary B. [Whitney], d. Christopher, carpenter, and Dolly, [born] Jan. 2, 1842," according to Stow Vital Records.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 492, page 573.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 162, pages 168 and 225.

14.^  "Catharine [Whitney], [dup. Catherine] Sophie, d. Christopher, farmer [dup. carpenter], and Dolly, [born] Feb. 4, 1844," according to Stow 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 5, page 95.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 190, page 105.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 189, page 224.

17.^  "George H. Whitny (b. 1854, Stow, MA, s. of Christofer) & Mary E. Evans, m. 8 Apr 1887, Danbury, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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