Family:Whitney, David Morse (1807-1867)

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David Morse6 Whitney (George5, Jason4, Mark3, Benjamin2, John1), son of George5 and Esther (Morse) Whitney;[1] was born 1 Nov 1806, Natick, MA;[2] died 2 Dec 1867, Natick, MA, aged 62 years 1 month 2 days, of enlargement of the liver.[3]

He married firstly, 3 Apr 1828, Natick, MA, Mary Ann Gilmore, "formerly of Wrentham",[4] daughter of Andrew and Hannah (Makepeace) Gilmore.[5] She was born 7 Oct 1805, Wrentham, MA;[6] died 7 Dec 1843, Natick, MA. aged 38 years, of pulmonary consumption.[7]

He married secondly, 23 Jan 1845, Natick, MA, Nancy Goodenow6 (Whitney) Wheeler,[8] daughter of Jason5, Jr. and Hannah (Goodenow) Whitney.[9] She was born 26 Nov 1810, Dedham, MA;[10] baptized 31 Oct 1819, Dover, MA;[11] died after 1880.[12] She had married firstly, 14 Jun 1832, Newton, MA, Quincy Wheeler (1809-1839).[13]

He was born and always resided in Natick, MA; was a well known citizen. For several years he was assessor of taxes. He was the best musician and most noted singing master in that section. In 1836 he began the manufacture of shoes, in which business he was engaged for many years. He resided Natick, MA.

Children of David Morse6 and Mary Ann (Gilmore) Whitney:

i. Esther Louisa7 Whitney, b. 8 Mar 1829, Natick, MA;[14] m. 23 Nov 1847, Natick, MA, Theodore Parker;[15] resided 115 So. Division St., Grand Rapids, MI. She d. Mar 1894; buried at Fort Wayne. He was b. 11 Jan 1825; d. 18 Feb 1888. He was a locomotive engineer. Children:
a. Lizzie Blanche Parker, b. 22 Oct 1849.
b. Edmund Jonas Parker, b. May 1850; d. 6 Jun 1850.
c. David Whitney Parker, b. Feb 1853; d. 5 Jun 1855.
ii. George Henry Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1830, Natick, MA;[16] m. Mary Jane Hubbard.
iii. Samuel B. Homer Whitney, b. 11 Oct 1832, Natick, MA;[17] m. Eleanora/Dora (Collins) Thurston.
iv. Charlotte Travis Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1836, Natick, MA;[18] "Charlotte S." m. 23 Jan 1854, Newton, MA, George H. (or F.) Andrews, b. ca. 1828, Orford, NH, son of George Andrews;[19] resided 78 Douglass Ave., Fort Wayne, IN.
v. Harlan H. Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1838, Natick, MA; m. Marian S. Stowell.
vi. Harriett Wilson Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1841, Natick, MA;[20] d. 3 or 21 Jul 1842, Natick, MA, aged 1 year 12 days, of dropsy of the head.[21]

Child of David Morse6 and Nancy (Whitney)(Wheeler) Whitney:

vii. Frank Hayden Whitney, b. 28 Jul 1845, Natick, MA;[22] m. Adelaide Green.

Census

499 677 David Whitney 43 " - Cutter of L. $4000 Mass. Nancy G. " 36 F - " George H. " 19 M - Shoemaker " Samuel H. " 17 " - " " Attended school Charlotte J. " 15 F - " Attended school Harlan H. " 12 M - " Attended school Frank " 5 " - " Attended school 678 Hannah Daniels 47 F - " Henry " 17 M - " " Sarah H. " 15 F - " Mary ----- 27 " - Ireland

27 42 David M. Whitney 50 M - Cutter Mass. Nancy G. " 44 F - " Homer " 22 M - Cutter " Harlan " 16 M - S. M. " Frank H. " 10 M - " Esther Parker 26 F - Mass. Lizzie " 6 F - "

612 737 David M. Whitney 54 M - Mechanic $6000 $300 Mass. Nancy G. " 49 F - " Harlan H. " 21 M - Shoe Maker " Frank H. " 15 M - " " " Attended school 738 George H. Andrews 31 M - " " N.H. Charlotte F. " 24 F - Mass. Cora A. " 5 F - "

524 585 David M. Whitney 58 M W Mass. M Invalid - - 1 1 - Nancy G. Whitney 55 F " " M Housewife - - - - - Frank H. Whitney 19 M " " S Shoe click - - - - -

53 63 Whitney, Nancy G. 59 F W Keeping house $4000 $200 Mass. Blake, Roxelana 67 F W " $1200 " Morse, Manson 47 M W Paint Maker " Male citizen over 21 -----, Martha A. 51 F W Keeping house " -----, George M. 14 M W Attends school " Attended school

Nancy G. WHITNEY 69 Self F W W MA Keeps House MA MA

References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his birth record.

2.^  "David Morse, s. of Georg[e] and Ester, Nov. 1, 1806," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Natick, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston: 1910., p. 99.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 203, page 164.

4.^  "David [Whitney], and Mary Ann Gilmore, formerly of Wrentham, [married] Apr. 3, 1828," according to Natick Vital Records, p. 195.

5.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record and her age at death.

6.^  "Mary Ann [Gilmor], d. of Andrew Jr. and Hannah, [born] Oct. 7, 1805," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Wrentham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910). Also "Mary A. [_____] [Whitney], w. of David M., [born] Oct. 7, 1805. G.R.1," according to Natick Vital Records.

7.^  "Mary Ann [Whitney], w. of David M., [died] Dec. 7, 1843, a. 38y. (Dec. 27, G.R.) Pulmonary consumption," according to Natick Vital Records, p. 195. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 9, page 44.

8.^  "David M. [Whitney], widr., s. of George and Esther, a. 40, and Nancy E. Wheeler, supposed wid., d. of Jason Whitney, [married] Jan. 23, 1845," according to Natick Vital Records, p. 195. Also, David M. Whitney, widower, yeoman, son of George Whitney, and Nancy E. Wheeler, widow, daughter of Jason Whitney, both residing in Natick, were married 23 Jan 1845, by Samuel Hunt, clergyman, according to Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives, vol. 13, p. 51. Online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

9.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth and marriage records.

10.^  "Nancy Goodenow, d. of Jason and Hannah, b. in Dedham, Nov. 26, 1810," according to Natick Vital Records, p. 100.

11.^  "Nancy Goodenow [Whitney], niece of ______ (w. Wilder Rice), bp. Oct. 31, 1819. C.R.1," according to Vital Records of Dover, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908). Wilder Rice m. Anna Goodenow, sister of her mother Hannah (Goodenow) Whitney.

12.^  "Nancy G. Whitney, Self, White, Female, Widow, 69, MA, Keeps House, MA, MA," according to 1880 Census, Massachusetts, Middlesex County, Natick, Film #T9-0541, p. 237A.

13.^  "Nancy G. [Whitney], and Quincy Wheeler, [married] June 14, 1832," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905), p. 403.

14.^  "Ester Louiazer [Whitney], d. of David M. and Mary Ann, [born] Mar. 8, 1829," according to Natick Vital Records.

15.^  "Esther L. and Theodore T. Parker, int. Oct. 24, 1847," according to Natick Vital Records.

16.^  "George Henry [Whitney], s. of David M. and Mary Ann, [born] Sept 17, 1830," according to Natick Vital Records.

17.^  "Samuel Homer [Whitney], s. of David M. and Mary Ann, [born] Oct. 11, 1832," according to Natick Vital Records.

18.^  "Charlotte Travis [Whitney], d., of David and Mary Ann, [born] Mar. 21, 1836," according to Natick Vital Records.

19.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 79, page 143.

20.^  "Harriet Wilson [Whitney], d. of David M. and Mary Ann, [born] July 9, 1841," according to Natick 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 2, page 41.

21.^  "Harriet Wilson [Whitney], d. of David M. and Mary Ann, [died] July 21, 1842, a. 1y. 12d. Dropsy in the head," according to Natick 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 2, page 41.

22.^  "Frank Hayden [Whitney], s. of David M. and Nancy G., [born] July 30, 1845," according to Natick 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 67.


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