Family:Whitney, David (1805-1882)

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David8 Whitney (Jonathan7, Jonathan6, Joseph5, Benjamin4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Jonathan7 and Lucy (Parks) Whitney, was born 6 Nov 1806, Watertown, MA, and died 23 Aug 1882, Lowell, MA, aged 75 years 9 months 17 days, of heart disease, lumber dealer.[1]

He married, 16 Sep 1826, Southborough, MA, Catherine P. Horn, daughter of Windsor and Matilda (Nichols) Horne. She was born 7 Apr 1805, Southbridge, MA, and died 10 Sep 1888, Lowell, MA, aged 83 years, of inflammation of the bowels.[2]

He resided Acton, Middlesex Village, Westford, Lowell, and Chelmsford, MA.

David, Catherine and three of their children: Mary Ann, Mary Elizabeth, and Albert are buried in Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, MA.

Children of David8 and Catherine (Horn) Whitney:

i. Charles9 Whitney, b. 11 Dec 1828, Southborough, MA;[3] m. Sarah Kimball Bradley.
ii. David Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1830, Westford, MA;[4] m.(1) Flora H. McLaughlin; m.(2) Sarah Jane McLaughlin.
iii. Hiram Whitney, b. 30 Oct 1833, Westford, MA;[5] m. Martha Elizabeth Leland.
iv. Harriett S. Whitney, b. 24 Jul 1836, Westford, MA;[6] m. 20 or 22 Dec 1870, Chelmsford, MA, James T. Smith, b. ca. 1836, Lowell, MA, son of William and L. G. (-----) Smith;[7] resided Middlesex Village, MA.
v. Albert Whitney, b. 31 Oct 1839, Westford, MA;[8] d. 17 Jul 1875, Lowell, MA, aged 35 years 8 months 16 days, of consumption; lumber dealer.[9]
vi. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1842, Westford, MA;[10] d. 15 Jun 1843, Lowell, MA< aged 9 months.[11]
vii. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1844; d. 25 Oct 1865.[12]

Notes

The following information was provided by Tracy McGregor (Whitney) Howe:

Catherine Horner(Horn): born and died in Watertown, MIDDLESEX, Massachusetts.  : married in Southborough, WORCESTER, Massachustts  : daughter of Winsoe Homer and Matilda Nichols David Whitney  : (1805-1882) died in Watertown, MIDDLESEX, Massachusetts

Census

215 249 David Whitney 40 M - Farmer $7000 Mass. Catherine " 45 F - " David " 20 M - Farmer $150 " Hiram " 17 M - " " Attended school Harriet T. " 14 F - " Attended school Albert " 11 M - " Attended school Mary E. " 6 F - " Attended school Jonathan A. Scott 26 M - Laborer "

330 330 David Whitney 44 M - Farmer Mass. Catharine Whitney 48 F - Mass. Harriet S. Whitney 19 F - Mass. Albert Whitney 15 M - Farming Mass. Mary E. Whitney 10 F - Mass. John Barry 28? M - Farming Ireland

1 1 David Whitney 30-39 M - Farmer Mass. Catharine " 30-39 F - " Charles " 15-19 M - " David " 15-19 M - " Hiram " 10-14 M - " Harriet S. " 5-9 F - " Albert " 0-4 M - " Mary E. " 0-4 F - "

1 1 Alfred Scott 30-39 M - Stabler Mass. Sarah " 20-29 F - Vt. Albert Whitney 15-19 M - Mass.

2541 3393 David Whitney 53 M - Lumber Dealer $2000 $5000 Mass. Catherine " 55 F - Wife " Charles " 33 M - Lumber dealer " David " 30 M - " " $3000 " Hiram " 26 M - " " $1800 $2000 " Harriet S. " 23 F - " Albert " 20 M - Attends school " Attended school Mary E. " 15 F - " " " Attended school

816 1039 David Whitney 56 M - Mass. M Lumberman - - 1 1 - Catharine Whitney 60 F - Mass. M House Keeper - - - - - Hiram Whitney 32 M - Mass. S Salesman - - 1 1 - Albert Whitney 23 M - Mass. S Bookkeeper - - 1 1 - Mary E. Whitney 20 F - Mass. S House Work - - - - -

4 5 Whitney, David 63 M W Farmer $15000 $10000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Catharine 65 F W House Keeping " Medaillen, Maria 32 F W Domestic Servant Sweden Parents foreign born

D. WHITNEY 75 Self M M W MA Retired MA MA C. WHITNEY 76 Wife F M W MA Housekeeping MA MA Mary FINLEY 23 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 338, page 118.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 392, page 146.

3.^  "Charles [Whitney], s. David and Catherine at Southborough, [born] Dec. 11, 1828," according to Vital Records of Westford, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1915). Also, "Charles [Whitney], [born] Dec. 11, 1828. G.R.3," according to Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1914-1915)..

4.^  "David [Whitney], s. David and Catherine, [born] Aug. 23, 1830," according to Westford Vital Records.

5.^  "Hiram [Whitney], s. David and Catherine, [born] Nov. 10, 1834," according to Westford Vital Records.

6.^  "Harriet [Whitney], d. David and Catherine, [born] July 29, 1836," according to Westford Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 227, page 169.

8.^  "Albert [Whitney], s. David and Catherine, [born] Oct. 28, 1839," according to Westford Vital Records.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 275, page 127.

10.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. David and Catherine, [born] ?[after 1837]," according to Westford Vital Records.

11.^  "Mary Ann [Whitney], d. D. and C., [born] Aug. 23, 1830," according to LowellVital Records.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 184, page 110.


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