Family:Whitney, Daniel (1807-1881)

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Daniel7 Whitney (Elijah6, Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Elijah6 and Mindwell (Hardy) Whitney, was born 21 Feb 1807, Westborough, MA,[1] and died 27 Apr 1881, Grafton, MA.

He married firstly, 2 May 1833, Westborough, MA, Nancy B. Newton,[2] daughter of Sylvester and Anna (Newton) Newton. She was born "Ann-Brigham Newton" 21 Aug 1820, Northborough, MA, and died 26 Apr[3] or 15 Jul 1844, Westborough, MA, aged 28 years.[4]

Marriage intentions were published 5 Apr 1845, Westborough, MA, for him and his second wife Sarah S. Fiske "of Shelburne".[5] He "widr." "of Westboro" married secondly, 1 May 1845, Shelburne, MA, Sarah Stow Fisk,[6] daughter of David and Lydia (Allen) Fiske. She was born 11 Feb 1816, Upton or Shelburne, MA, and died 4 Jun 1889, Grafton, MA, aged 73 years 3 months 24 days, of cancer of the stomach.[7].

Worcester county probate records: Daniel Whitney, of Grafton; wife Sarah S. F., Ch.: Daniel A., Worcester; Edw. W., Grafton; Nancy J. Batcheller, Millbury; Esther M. Howell, Westborough; Julia M. Pratt, Natick, dead. Daniel A., exec.; Mar 20 1881; June 21, 1881. Caroline Whitney, Addie Whitney, both of Springfield, children of Henry A. Whitney, a deceased son, minors, Abby Whitney being their guardian.

He resided Westborough, MA.

Children of Daniel7 and Nancy B. (Newton) Whitney:

i. Daniel Austin8 Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1835, Westborough, MA;[8] m. Louisa A. Woodbury.
ii. Henry A. Whitney, b. 19 Jun 1837, Westborough, MA;[9] m. Abbie S. Paine.
iii. Edw. W. Whitney, resided Grafton in 1881. Not found in any census or vital record. Probably an error for Edward E. Whitney, below.
iv. Nancy Jane Whitney, b. 15 May 1842, Grafton, MA;[10] "N. Jane" m. 29 Dec 1867, Grafton, MA, Arthur M. Batchelor, b. ca. 1847, Grafton, MA, son of Horace and Sophia W. (-----) Batchelor;[11] resided Millbury.

Children of Daniel7 and Sarah S. (Fiske) Whitney:

v. Sarah8 Whitney, b. 19 Mar 1846, Westborough, MA, or 28 Mar 1846, Westborough, MA [given name omitted];[12] d. 8 Jan 1847, Westborough, MA, aged 10 months.[13]
vi. Esther Myrtilla Whitney, b. 10 Oct 1847, Westborough, MA (also recorded at Grafton, MA);[14] m.(1) 6 Sep 1870, Grafton, MA, Charles E. Allen, b. ca. 1838, Boston, MA, son of John and Rosie (-----) Allen;[15] "Essie M. Whitney" m.(2) [but said firstly] 24 Jul 1878, Westborough, MA, John W. Howell, b. ca. 1844, Warren, PA, son of Thomas and Hannah (-----) Howell;[16] resided Westborough.
vii. Sarah C. Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1849, Grafton, MA;[17] d. 10 Sep 1849, Grafton, MA, aged 7 months 29 days, of disease of bowels.[18]
viii. Julia M. Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1850, Grafton, MA;[19] d. before 1895; d. 14 Jun 1891, Natick, MA, aged 41 years 2 months, of Cancer;[20] m. 24 Jun 1868, Grafton, MA, Luke G. Pratt, b. ca. 1840, Framingham, MA, son of Luke C. and Betsey D. (-----) Pratt;[21]
viii. Edward Elijah Whitney, b. 6 Mar 1853, Grafton, MA;[22] m. Ida A. Prentice.

Census

805 896 Daniel Whitney 43 M - Farmer $2800 Massachusetts Sarah F. " 34 F - Do Daniel A. " 15 M - Closes Shoes Do Attended school Henry A. " 12 M - Do Attended school Nancy J. " 8 F - Massachusetts Attended school Esther M. " 2 F - Do Attended school Julia M. " 2/12 F - Do Harriot A. Homes 18 F - Do

269 317 Daniel Whitney 48 M - Laborer Mass. Sarah S. F. Whitney 39 F - Do Daniel R. Whitney 20 M - Laborer Do Henry R. Whitney 18 M - Laborer Do Nancy J. Whitney 13 F - Do Esther M. Whitney 7 F - Do Julia M. Whitney 5 F - Do Edward C. Whitney 2 M - Do 318 Barney McMannis 33 M - Laborer Ireland Ann McMannis 34 F - Ireland Thomas McMannis 9 M - Mass. James McMannis 8 M - Do Bernard McMannis 1 M - Do

1429 1600 Daniel Whitney 53 M - Farmer $4000 $1000 Massachusetts Sarah S. F. " 44 F - " Henry A. " 23 M - Farmer " Estes M. " 12 F - " Attended school Julia M. " 10 F - " Attended school Edward E. 7 M - " Attended school

1219 1377 John B. White 45 M - Expressman $2500 $1200 Massachusetts Abby S. " 40 F - " William M. " 16 M - " Attended school Frederick A. " 10 M - " Attended school Nancy J. Whitney 18 F - House Maid Massachusetts

514 618 Daniel Whitney 58 M - Westboro, Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Sarah S. Whitney 49 F - Shelburn, " M Housekeeper - - - - - Nancy J. Whitney 23 F - Grafton, " S Tailoress - - - - - Esther M. Whitney 17 F - Westboro, " S Housework - - - - - Julia M. Whitney 15 F - Grafton, " S " - - - - - Edward E. Whitney 12 M - Grafton, " S - - - - -

650 832 Whitney, Daniel 63 M W Farmer Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah F. 54 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Etta 22 F W No Occupation Mass. -----, Edward E. 17 M W Laborer Mass. Searles, Mindwell 69 F W No Occupation Mass.

Daniel WHITNEY 73 Self M M W MA Laborer MA MA Sarah F. WHITNEY 64 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Edward E. WHITNEY 27 Son M S W MA Farm Laborer MA MA

References

1.^  "Daniel [Whitney], s. Elijah and Mindwell, [born] Feb. 21, 1807," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

2.^  "Daniel [Whitney] and Nancy B. Newton, [married] May 2, 1833," according to Westborough Vital Records.

3.^  "Nancy [Whitney], w. Daniel, [died] April 26, 1844," according to Westborough Vital Records.

4.^  "Nancy Newton [Whitney], w. Daniel, [died] July 15, 1844, a. 28. Consumption. Born in Northborough," according to Westborough Vital Records.

5.^  "Daniel [Whitney] and Sarah S. Fiske of Shelburne, int. April 5, 1845," according to Westborough Vital Records.

6.^  "Daniel [Whitney], widr., a. 38 y., farmer of Westboro, s. E. and M., and Sarah S. Fisk, unm., a 29 y., teacher, of S. d. D. and L., [married] May 1, 1845," according to Vital Records of Shelburne, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1931). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 18, page 136.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 492, page 504.

8.^  "Daniel A. [Whitney], s. Daniel and Nancy, [born] April 20, 1835," according to Westborough Vital Records.

9.^  "Henry A. [Whitney], s. Daniel and Nancy, [born] June 19, 1837," according to Westborough Vital Records.

10.^  "Nancy Jane [Whitney], d. Daniel and Nancy, [born] May 15, 1842. In Grafton," according to Westborough Vital Records.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 201, page 215.

12.^  "[child] [Whitney] Daniel and Sarah I. F. [2nd wife] [born] March 19, 1846," according to Westborough 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 17, page 63.

13.^  "______ [Whitney], d. Daniel and N., [died] Jan. 8, 1847, a. 10 m.," according to Westborough Vital Records.

14.^  "Esther Myrtilla [Whitney], d. Daniel and Sarah F., [born] Oct. 10, 1847. Westborough," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Grafton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Worcester, MA: The Systematic History Fund, 1906). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 29, page 209.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 228, page 248.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 300, page 279.

17.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. Daniel and Sarah S. F., [born] Jan 11, 1849," according to Grafton 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 36, page 318.

18.^  "Sarah C. [Whitney], d. Daniel and Sarah S. F., [died] Sept. 10, 1849, a. 7m. 29d. Disease of bowels," according to Grafton 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 41, page 275.

19.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 44, page 152.

20.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 419, page 295.

21.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 210, page 225.

22.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 74, page 166.


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