Family:Whitney, David Cushing (1810-1876)

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David Cushing8 Whitney (Silas7, Silas6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Silas7 and Hannah (Cushing) Whitney, was born 14 Apr 1810, and died 28 Dec 1876, Walpole, NH, or 28 Nov 1876, Ashburnham, MA, aged 66 years 8 months 14 days, of Bright's disease.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 15 Oct 1832, Douglas, MA, for him "of Mendon Millvil" and Tyla B. Bowdish.[2] Marriage intentions were published 15 Oct 1832, Mendon, MA, for him and Syla B. Bowdish "of Douglas".[3] He married firstly, 21 Nov 1832, Tyla Buffum Bowdish, daughter of Nathaniel and Pauline (Buffum) Bowdish. She was born about 22 Apr 1814, Douglas, MA, and died 13 Oct 1866, Ashburnham, MA, aged 52 years 5 months 21 days, of congestion of lungs.[4]

He married secondly, 28 Apr 1867, Ashburnham, MA, Harriet A. (Stone) Avery, daughter of John and Martha (-----) Stone.[5] She was born about 1832, Plainfield, NH, and died before 1870. She had married first ----- Avery.

He married thirdly, 18 Aug 1874, Ashburnham, MA [also Gardner, MA], Harriett Ann Shepstone, daughter of James and Harriet (Leete) Shepstone.[6] She was baptized 30 Apr 1837, Bedminster, Somersetshire, England.[7] She married secondly, 11 Aug 1882, Ashburnham, MA, Robert E. G. Thomson.[8] She "Harriette A. Whitney" married thirdly (but said secondly), 4 Apr 1898, Fitchburg, MA, Samuel Elliott, of Manchester, NH, b. ca. 1842, Ireland, son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Hewitt) Elliott.[9]

He resided Walpole, NH.

Children of David Cushing8 and Tyla Buffum (Bowdish) Whitney:

i. Joseph Holbrook9 Whitney, b. 21 Nov 1834; m.(1) Mrs. Mary L. (Hubbard) Whitney; m.(2) Mrs. Frances S. Gillespie.
ii. Charles Milton Whitney, b. 15 Jul 1836; m. Mary L. Hubbard.

Children of David Cushing8 and Harriet A. (Stone)(Avery) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of David Cushing8 and Harriett Ann (Shepstone) Whitney:

iii. Ernest C. Luton9 Whitney, b. 21 Sep 1875, Ashburnham, MA;[10] m. Kate E. Burnap.

Census

207 229 David C. Whitney 40 M - Farmer " Tyla " 35 M - " Joseph " 15 M - Farmer " Attended school Charles " 13 M - " Attended school Emma Maynard 6 F - " Attended school Hannah Whitney 67 F - "

85 112 David E. Whitney 45 M - Chair Maker Mass. Tyla B. Whitney 41 F - Mass. Joseph Whitney 20 M - Chair Maker Mass. Charles M. Whitney 19 M - Tinman Mass. Sarah Metcalf 12 F - Mass.

369 412 David C. Whitney 50 M - Chair Maker $1000 $200 Massachusetts Julia B. " 46 F - " Joseph C. " 25 M - Student "

74 94 David C. Whitney 55 M W Walpole, N.H. M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Tyla B. Whitney 51 F W Douglass, Mass. M - - - - - Mary W. Whitney 15 F W Worcester, Mass. S - - - - -

190 224 Whitney, Charles 55 M W Teamster $4000 $2000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Susan 48 F W Keeping House " " Florence E. 20 F W School Teacher " " Charlie H. 16 M W At School " Attended school " David 60 M W Works in Chair Shop " Male citizen over 21

  • 1880, widow Harriet not found.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 285, page 320.

2.^  "David C. [Whitney] of Mendon Millvil and Tyla B. Bowdish, int. Oct. 15, 1832," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Douglas, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1906).

3.^  "David C. [Whitney] and Syla B. Bowdish of Douglas, int. Oct. 15, 1832," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Mendon, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1920).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 194, page 166.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 201, page 174.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 264, pages 239 and 273.

7.^  England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, at FamilySearch.org.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 480, page 407.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 336, page 254.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 270, page 260.


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