Family:Whitney, Dwelly (1807-1879)

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Dwelly7 Whitney (Lemuel6, Josiah5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Lemuel6 and Elizabeth (Hall) Whitney, was born 10 Sep 1807, Ashburnham, MA,[1] and died 29 Mar 1879, Ashburnham, MA, aged 71 years 6 months 19 days, of heart disease.[2]

He married firstly, 5 or 8 Jun 1829, Andover, VT, Emily Derby,[3] daughter of Nathan and Susan (Thompson) Derby. She was born about 20 Mar 1808, Ashburnham, MA, and died 23 Aug 1868, Ashburnham, MA, aged 60 years 5 months 3 days, of paralysis.[4]

He married secondly, 16 Sep 1874, Ashburnham, MA, Rebecca (Gilson) Crouch of Rindge, NH,[5] daughter of Samuel and Rebecca (Wright) Gilson. She was born 28 Sep 1817, Brookline, NH, and died 31 Mar 1891, Hyde Park, MA, aged 73 years 6 months 3 days, of general debility causing heart failure.[6] She had married firstly, about 1841, Joel Crouch.

He resided Ashburnham, MA.

Children of Dwelly7 and Emily (Derby) Whitney:

i. Mary A.8 Whitney, b. 13 Jul 1831, Ashburnham, MA;[7] m. 11 Dec 1850, Royalston, MA, John R. Hill, b. ca. 1828, Mason, NH, son of Lewis Hill;[8] resided Hancock, NH. He was b. 6 Jun 1827. Children:
a. James L. Hill, b. 13 Feb 1852, Baldwinsville, MA; m. 7 Sep 1872; resided Greenfield, NH.
b. Edward A. Hill, b. 6 May 1854, Hancock, NH; m. 20 Apr 1879; resided Hancock, NH.
c. Almon Hill, b. 8 Jun 1858, Hancock, NH; m.(1) 27 Nov 1878; she d. 5 Oct 1882; m.(2) 17 Nov 1883, ----- -----; resided Hancock, NH.
ii. George Otis Whitney, b. 10 Mar 1833, Ashburnham, MA;[9] m. Caroline Emma Willard.
iii. Sarah D. Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1834, Ashburnham, MA;[10] m. 20 Apr 1858, Fitchburg, MA, Thomas W. Whitcomb, b. ca. 1836, Marlborough, NH, son of Silas Whitcomb;[11] resided Ashby, MA.
iv. Edwin Whitney, b. 6 Jun 1836, Ashburnham, MA;[12] m.(1) Eliza J. Cross; m.(2) Elizabeth E. Wheeler.
v. Lewis Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1838, Ashburnham, MA;[13] m. Martha Jane Lawrence.
vi. Lemuel Whitney, b. 30 Oct 1840, Ashburnham, MA;[14] m. Sarah I. Ward.
vii. Emeline A. Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1843, Ashburnham, MA;[15] m. 17 Nov 1868, Asburnham, MA [also recorded Fitchburg, MA], Walter Lawrence, b. 23 Aug 1840, Asburnham, MA, son of Leonard & Mary (Hadley) Lawrence;[16] resided Ashburnham, MA. Children:
a. Etta Belle Lawrence, b. 9 Jan 1879.
viii. Augustus G. Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1845, Ashburnham, MA;[17] m. Martha S. Robbins.
ix. Frances Etta Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1849, Ashburnham, MA ["Francis", male, in birth records];[18] resided 66 Fountain St., Providence, RI.

Dwelly7 and Rebecca (Gilson)(Crouch) Whitney had no children.

Census

76 81 Dwell Whitney 42 M - Farmer $1200 Massachusetts Emily " 41 F - " Lewis " 12 M - " Attended school Emeline " 7 F - " Attended school Lemuel " 10 M - " Attended school Augustus " 4 M - " Attended school Frances " 9/12 F - "

56 56 Dwell Whitney 53 M - Farmer $1500 $275 Massachusetts Emily " 52 F - " Samuel " 19 M - Wheelwright " Attended school Emeline " 15 F - " Attended school Augustus 13 M - " Attended school Frances A. 10 F - " Attended school

328 417 Dwell Whitney 58 M W Ashburnham, Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Emily Whitney 58 F W Leominster, " M - - - - - Lewis Whitney 26 M W Ashburnham, " S Farmer - - 1 1 - Etta Whitney 15 F W Ashburnham, " S - - - - -

376 463 Lawrence, Walter 29 M W Farmer $3000 $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Emeline 26 F W Keeping house " " Leonard S. 15 M W Works on Farm " Attended school Whitney, Dwell 62 M W Farming $4000 " Male citizen over 21 Lawrence, Charles 23 M W Works on Farm $2000 -- " Male citizen over 21

  • 1870, daughter Frances not found.
  • 1880, widow Rebecca not found.
  • 1880, daughter Frances not found.

References

1.^  "Dwelle [Whitney], s. Lemuel and Betcy, [born] Sept. 10, 1807," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 312, page 301.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 213, page 232.

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

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 419, page 443.

7.^  "Mary Ann [Whitney], d. Dwelly and Emily, [born] July 15, 1831," according to Ashburnham 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 47, page 215.

9.^  "George O. [Whitney], s. Dwelly and Emily, [born] March 10, 1833," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

10.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. Dwelly and Emily, [born] Sept. 8, 1834," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 119, page 154.

12.^  "Edwin [Whitney], s. Dwelly and Emily, [born] June 6, 1836," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

13.^  "Luis [Whitney], s. Dwelly and Emily, [born] July 9, 1838," also "Lewis [Whitney], [born] ----, 1838. G.S.4," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

14.^  "Lemuel [Whitney], [born] ----, 1840. G.S.4," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

15.^  "Emeline [Whitney], d. Dwelly and Emily, [born] Oct. 28, 1843," according to Ashburnham 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 5, page 180.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 210, pages 189 and 220.

17.^  "Augustus [Augustus C., G.S.] [Whitney], s. Dwelly and Emily, [born] Sept. 26, 1845," according to Ashburnham 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 185.

18.^  "Francis [Whitney], s. Dwelly and Emily, [born] Sept. 29, 1849," according to Ashburnham 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 36, page 282.


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