Family:Whitney, Dexter Osborn (1809-1875)

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Dexter Osborn7 Whitney (Elijah6, Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Elijah6 and Mindwell (Hardy) Whitney, was born 17 Sep 1809, Westborough, MA,[1] and died 8 Nov 1875, Webster, MA, aged 66 years, of cancer.[2]

He married firstly, 18 Oct 1832, Westborough, MA, Catherine Newton,[3] daughter of Ephraim and Kate (Russell) Newton. She was born 2 Apr 1809, Marlborough, MA, and died 17 Jun 1860, Webster, MA, aged 51 years 2 months 15 days, of consumption.[4]

He married secondly, 25 Mar 1861, Westborough, MA, Lavina (Harrington) Kanuse, daughter of William and Hannah (Fisher) Harrington.[5] She was baptized 5 Jul 1818, Marlborough, MA, and died before 1874. She had married firstly, before 1849, John H. Kanuse, of Chicopee, MA.

He married thirdly, 22 Jan 1874, Worcester, MA, Harriet E. (Ladd) Sprague, daughter of Anson and Betsey (Riddell) Ladd.[6] She was born 9 Dec 1815, Rutland, VT. She had married firstly, 15 Feb/Mar 1848, Thompson, CT, Federal Constitution Sprague.

He resided Westborough, Massachusetts.

Children of Dexter Osborn7 and Catherine (Newton) Whitney:

i. Catherine A. N.8 Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1835, Westborough, MA;[7] d. 24 Sep 1910, Oxford, MA, aged 75 years 7 months 9 days, of chronic intestinal nephritis;[8] m. 23 Mar 1857, Webster, MA, John J. Chapman, b. ca. 1831, Voluntown, CT, son of Adam and Ann (-----) Chapman.[9]
ii. Ann E. R. Whitney, b. 21 Feb 1836, Westborough, MA.[10]
iii. Harriett M. B. Whitney, b. Aug 1837, Westborough, MA; d. 1 Sep 1838, Worcester, MA, aged 13 months.[11]
iv. Cornelia A. O. Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1838, Westborough, MA;[12] m. 16 Jan 1858, Webster, MA, Edwin E. Sikes, b. ca. 1831, Suffield, CT, son of Harvey and Elizabeth M. (-----) Sikes.[13]
v. Mary Lomeda Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1840, Westborough, MA;[14] m. 24 Oct 1861, Sturbridge, MA [recorded at Southbridge, MA], Joel Allen Chapman, b. ca. 1839, Voluntown, CT, son of Adam and Mary (Tucker) Chapman.[15]
vi. Ellen Maria Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1842, Westborough, MA;[16] m. 12 Aug 1861, Dudley, MA, Edwin Adams, b. ca. 1841, Dudley, MA, son of Oliver and Celia (Esten) Adams.[17]

Census

185 238 Dexter C. Whitney 41 M - Laborer $1500 Mass. Catharine " 41 F - " Catharine A. " 15 F - " Ann E. R. " 14 F - " Attended school Cornelia A. H. " 12 F - " Attended school Mary L. " 10 F - " Attended school Ellen M. " 8 F - " Attended school Ellen Ryan 18 F - Ireland

248 375 D. O. Whitney 46 M - Shoe Maker Mass. Cath. Whitney 46 F - " Cath. A. N. Whitney 21 F - " Ann E. R. Whitney 19 F - " Cornelia A. O. Whitney 17 F - " Mary L. Whitney 15 F - " Ellen M. Whitney 14 F - " 376 Saml. Hashman 30 M - Butcher Germany Coraline Hashman 22 F - France Sarah Hashman 8/12 F - Mass.

759 929 D. O. Whitney 51 M - Laborer $200 Mass. Ellen M. " 18 F - "

248 318 Dexter O. Whitney 55 M - Mass. M Stone Mason - - 1 1 - Lavina Whitney 47 F - Mass. M House Keeper - - - - - Hannah Harrington 78 F - Mass. W Blind - 1 - - -

177 228 Gliddon, John 49 M W Grocer (Ret) $7000 New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 " Mary 48 F W Keeping House " " " John R. 27 M W Clerk in Store " " Male citizen over 21 " Nettie 24 F W Tailoress " " Davis, Clarence 24 M W Works in Watch Factory Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Ellen 24 F W Millener " Allen, Abby 22 F W Millener " Whitney, D. O. 60 M W Carpenter Mass. Male citizen over 21 Dolan, James 4 M W At School " Parents foreign born, Attended school " Thomas 6/12 M W " Parents foreign born, Born in Jan

  • 1880, widow Harriet not found.

References

1.^  "Dexter [Whitney], s. Elijah and Mindwell, [born] Sept. 17, 1809," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 276, page 448.

3.^  "Dexter O. [Whitney] and Catherine Newton, [married] Oct. 18, 1832," according to Westborough 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 140, page 252.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 146, page 221.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 264, page 346.

7.^  "Catherine A. N. [Whitney], d. Dexter O. and Catherine, [born] Feb. 15, 1835," according to Westborough Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1910/82 (Death), page 482.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 110, page 270.

10.^  "Ann E. R. [Whitney], d. Dexter O. and Catherine, [born] Feb. 21, 1836," according to Westborough Vital Records.

11.^  "Harriet-M.-B. [Whitney], 13m., d. Dexter-O., [died] Sept. 1, 1838," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Worcester Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Births 1714-1848; Marriages 1747-1848; Deaths, 1826-1848), Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, vol. 12 (1894).

12.^  "Cornelia A. O. [Whitney], d. Dexter O. and Catherine, [born] Sept. 15, 1838. Worcester," according to Westborough Vital Records.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 119, page 209.

14.^  "Mary L. [Whitney], d. Dexter O. and Catherine, [born] April 16, 1840," according to Westborough Vital Records.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 146, page 205.

16.^  "Ellen M. [Whitney], d. Dexter O. and Catherine, [born] Jan. 12, 1842," according to Westborough Vital Records.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 146, page 155.


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