Family:Whitney, Daniel (1812-1872)

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Daniel7 Whitney (James6, Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James6 and Clarissa (Gould) Whitney, was born 2 Oct 1812, Woodstock, CT, and died 28 Sep 1872, Grafton, MA.

He married, 9 Feb 1836, Grafton, MA, Ruth Watson,[1] daughter of Sylvester and Abigail (-----) Watson. She was born 19 Nov 1806, RI, and died 23 Jan 1890, Grafton, MA, aged 83 years 2 months 4 days, of old age.[2]

He was a farmer and resided in Grafton. He died in Grafton and his widow was appointed executrix of his estate. He resided Craftsbury, VT, and Grafton, MA.

Children of Daniel7 and Ruth (Watson) Whitney:

i. James Daniel8 Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1838, Grafton, MA;[3] m. Victoria Kay.
ii. Abbie A. Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1843, Craftsbury, VT; d. 7 Nov 1870; m. 29 Apr 1866, Grafton, MA, Simon Pierce, b. ca. 1837, Norwich, CT, son of John and Rebecca W. (-----) Pierce;[4] s.p.; resided Grafton, MA.
iii. Ansel B. Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1847, Craftsbury, VT; d. 27 Oct 1869, Grafton, MA, aged 22 years 7 months 4 days, of typhoid fever.[5]

Census

460 460 Daniel Whitney 37 M - Miller $2000 Ct. Ruth " 43 F - R.I. Illiterate James " 12 M - Vermont Attended school Abby Ann 6 F - " Attended school Ansel B. 3 M - "

562 645 Daniel Whitney 43 M - Conn. Ruth Whitney 47 F - R.I. Abby Ann Whitney 11 F - Vermont Ansel B. Whitney 8 M - Vermont James H. Whitney 17 M - Vermont James R. Cram 19 M - Ireland Lemuel Crover 21 M - Do Samuel Hanbrin 21 M - Do

1235 1393 Daniel Whitney 45 M - Farmer $900 $300 Connecticut Ruth " 52 F - Rhode Island James D. " 22 M - Massachusetts Abby A. " 16 F - Vermont Attended school Ansel B. " 12 M - " Attended school Victoria " 22 F - England Ruth A. " 5/12 F - Massachusetts

466 566 Daniel Whitney 2d 57 M - Connecticut M Farmer - - 1 1 - Ruth Whitney 54 F - Rhode Island M Housekeeper - - - - - James D. Whitney 26 M - Grafton, Mass. M Soldier - - 1 1 - Abbie A. Whitney 21 F - Craftsbury, Vt. S Housekeeping - - - - - Ansel B. Whitney 18 M - Craftsbury, Vt. S Farmer - - - - - Ruth A. Whitney 5 F - Grafton, Mass. - - - - - -

197 254 Whitney, Daniel 58 M W Farmer $4000 -- Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Ruth 63 F W Keeping House Rhode Island -----, Ruth A. 11 F W At School Mass. Attended school

Ruth WHITNEY 73 Self F W W MA Keeping House MA MA Ruth A. WHITNEY 20 GDau F S W MA Cotton Mill MA ENGL

References

1.^  "Daniel [Whitney] and Ruth Watson, [married] Feb. 9, 1836," 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).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 411, page 494.

3.^  "James Daniel [Whitney], s. Daniel and Ruth, [born] March 16, 1838," according to Grafton Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 191, page 211.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 222, page 254.


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