Family:Whitney, Constant Freeman (1836-1916)

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Constant Freeman7 Whitney (Constant6, Barnabas5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Constant6 and Caroline R. (Fox)(Nichols) Whitney, was born 12 Aug 1836, Boston, MA, and died 16 Jan 1916, Norwood, MA.

He married 16 Jun 1855, Natick, MA, Maria Jane Houchins Colburn, daughter of Reuben H. and Lucy F. (----) Colburn of Groton, NH.[1] She was born 6 May 1841, Groton, NH, and died 8 Aug 1928, Norwood, MA.

Constant is buried in the Highland Cemetery, Norwood, MA. He was a farmer, a cordwainer/shoemaker, and a veteran of the Civil War. He and his widow received a pension from the U.S. government.

Children of Constant Freeman7 and Maria Jane Houchins (Colburn) Whitney:

i. Constant Hobart8 Whitney, b. 17 Sep 1861, Sherborn or Norwood, MA; d. 11 Oct 1881, Gloucestr, MA, aged 21 years, of accidentl drowning;[2] m. 19 May 1881, Canton, MA (or Norwood, MA), Flora F. Clay, b. ca. 1864, Dedham, MA, dau. of Matthew and Abigail M. (-----) Clay.[3] She m.(2) 12 Jul 1884, Norwood, MA, Walter Smith, b. ca. 1860, Marshfield, MA, son of John D. and Mary A. (-----) Smith.[4] No children.
ii. Hiram Hardy Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1864, Natick, MA;[5] m. Addie P. Baker.
iii. Carrie Maria Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1867 or 23 Sep 1867 or 20 Sep 1868, Natick, MA;[6] m. 27 Apr 1887, Norwood, MA, John Bath, b. ca. 1863, MD, son of James and Jane (-----) Bath.[7]
iv. Elvira Colburn Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1874, Norwood, MA;[8] "Vera" m. 14 Apr 1897, Norwood, MA [also recorded Somerville, MA], George Fred Murdock, b. ca. 1871, St. John, NB, son of George H. and Sarah (Homan/Norman) Murdock.[9]
v. Bertha Estelle Whitney, b. 23 Dec 1876 (no given name), Norwood, MA;[10] m. 30 Nov 1899, Norwood, MA, Milton L. Rock, b. ca. 1869, Mooers, NY, son of Isaac and Carrie E. (Lunt) Rock.[11]

Census

205 215 William Bates 28 M - Farmer $500 Me. Sarah Bates 42 F - " Harriet F. Bates 14 F - " Attended school Charles W. Bates 4 M - " Constant F. Whitney 14 M - " Attended school

31 49 Reuben H. Colburn 45 M - S. M. N.H. Lucy F. " 44 F - " Maria " 14 F - " Sarah E. " 12 F - " Emma F. " 4 F - " Seth B. Chenny 23 M - " R.I. Eloisa L. " 17 F - N.H. Constant F. Whitney 19 M - " Ms. Luther Page 17 M - " Me. Asa Smith 19 M - " " Augustus Sanborn 19 M - " " Isaac Howard 17 M - " Ms. Isaac Pape 15 M - " " Nathaniel Hartwell 19 M - " Me. Ira Cummings 24 M - " N.H. Eloessa B. " 19 F - " Charles J. " 9m M - Ms. John Gilispie 16 M - " " ----- Sprague 22 M - " " Henry Babb 21 M - " Me.

1041 1120 Constant F. Whitney 29 M W Mass. M Shoe Maker - - 1 1 - Mariah J. H. Whitney 24 F " N.H. M House Keeper - - - - - C. Hobert Whitney 4 M " Mass. S - - - - - ----- Whitney 6m M " Mass. S - - - - - Luther Titus 16 M " " S Shoe pegger - - - - -

795 1052 Whitney, Constant F. 33 M W Works for Shoe Factory $600 $400 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Maria J. H. 29 F W Keeping house N.H. -----, Constant H. 8 M W Attends School Mass. Attended school -----, Hiram H. 5 M W " " " Attended school -----, Carrie M. 1 F W "

Constant F. WHITNEY 44 Self M M W MA Expressman ME ME Maria J. H. WHITNEY 39 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH C. Hobart WHITNEY 18 Son M S W MA Express Driver MA NH Hiram H. WHITNEY 15 Son M S W MA At School MA NH Carrie M. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W MA At School MA NH Elvira C. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W MA At School MA NH Bertha E. WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W MA MA NH

416 455 Rock, Milton L. Head W M Nov 1870 29 mar 0 New York New York Maine Fish salesman, Owns mortgaged house -----, Bertha Wife W F Dec 1876 23 mar 0 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Whitney, Constant F. FiL W M May 1843 57 mar -- Massachusetts Maine Maine -----, Maria J. MiL W F Apr 1845 55 mar -- 5ch 4liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 88, page 131.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 328, page 196.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 326, page 280, and volume 326, page 309.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 353, page 312.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 178, page 187.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 206, page 220.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 380, page 359.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 260, page 297.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 470, pages 503 and 348.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 278, page 274.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 490, page 73.


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