Family:Whitney, Ebenezer R. (1820-1892)

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Ebenezer R.6 Whitney (George5, Jason4, Mark3, Benjamin2, John1), son of George5 and Esther (Morse) Whitney, was born 20 Dec 1820, Natick, MA,[1] and died 2 May 1892, Natick, MA, aged 71 years 4 months 10 days, of pneumonia.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 27 Feb 1842, Newton, MA, for him and Sarah F. Leighton.[3] He "of Newton" married, 21 Mar 1842, Sarah Flint Leighton,[4] of Westford, daughter of Francis and Mary (Read) Leighton. She was born 25 Feb 1824, Danvers, MA, and died 26 Apr 1904, Natick, MA, aged 85 years 2 months, of cerebral hemorrhage [sic: actually 80 years 2 months 1 day--RLW].[5]

He was a cordwainer, shoe manufacturer and merchant. He resided Danvers and Natick, MA.

Children of Ebenezer6 and Sarah Flint (Leighton) Whitney:

i. Samuel S.7 Whitney, b. 21 Aug 1843, Dedham, MA;[6] d. 15 Jul 1844, Natick, MA, aged 1 year.[7]
ii. Emily Ann Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1846, Dedham, MA;[8] m. 19 May 1869, Natick, MA, James M. Forbush, b. 15 Mar 1846, Jamaica Plain or Roxbury, MA, son of James E. and Elizabeth (Wilson) Forbush;[9] resided Natick, MA. He was educated at the common schools, and in 1861 moved to Washington with his father's family. While there, was a clerk in the Treasury Department until 1867. After 1874 was in the Internal Revenue service in Massachusetts, and at present is in the insurance business in Natick. Is general agent for the New England States for the German American Insurance Company, of New York. Is director in an insurance company, trustee of a savings bank, and superintendent of the Baptist Sunday School. (See Forbush Genealogy by Fred C. Pierce, p. 15.)
Ch.: Gayle Tilton, b. 31 Mar 1870; Emilie Bessie, b. 15 Jun 1872.
iii. Samuel S. Whitney, b. 18 Feb 1848, Dedham, MA;[10] m. Margaret Wallace Little.
iv. Mary E. B. Whitney, b. 14 Dec 1849, Dedham or Natick, MA;[11] d. 22 Aug 1901, Natick, MA, aged 52 years 8 months, of uraemic coma;[12] m. 25 Oct 1871, Natick, MA, Erdix Tenney Turner, b. 19 Sep 1843, Danvers, MA, son of Benjamin and Charlotte (Hamilton) Turner;[13] resided Natick, MA.
v. Ebenezer Francis Whitney, b. 13 Jun 1852, Dedham, MA;[14] d. 30 Sep 1911, Natick, MA, aged 59 years 8 months 15 days, of pneumonia;[15] unmarried.
vi. Harvey Harmden Whitney, b. 18 Feb 1854, Dedham, MA;[16] m. Lizzie M. Sanders.
vi. Sarah F. Whitney, b. 9 Nov 1854, Natick, MA;[17] d. 24 Sep 1856, Natick, MA, aged 1 year 10 months 15 days, of congestion of the brain.[18]
vii. George Frederick Whitney, b. 30 Nov 1858, Natick, MA;[19] m. Nellie C. Hall.

Census

393 505 Ebenezer Whitney 29 M - Shoe Dealer Mass. Sarah T. " 30 F - " Emily A. " 4 " - " Attended school Saml. S. " 2 M - " Mary E. B. " 6/12 F - " Mary E. Bullard 25 " - " 506 John A. Whitney 32 M - Farmer $7500 " Geo. B. " 6 " - " Alvan T. " 26 " - " " James Cassidy 30 " - Laborer Ireland Mary Ganaly 30 F - " Illiterate Augustus Stover 15 M - Mass. 507 Nancy Childs 73 F - "

204 204 Ebenezer Whitney 34 M - Merchant Mass. Sarah F. Whitney 36 F - Mass. Emily Ann Whitney 9 F - Mass. Samuel L. Whitney 7 M - Mass. Mary E. B. Whitney 5 F - Mass. Eben F. Whitney 3 M - Mass. Harvey H. Whitney 1 M - Mass. Catherine Martin 20 F - Mass.

1091 1301 Ebenezar Whitney 39 M - Gentleman $15000 $1000 Mass. Sarah F. " 40 F - " Emily A. " 14 F - " Attended school Samuel J. " 12 M - " Attended school Mary A. " 10 F - " Attended school Eben F. " 8 M - " Attended school Harvey H. " 6 M - " Attended school George F. 1 M - "

13 14 Ebeneezer Whitney 44 M W Mass. M Manufacturer - - 1 1 - Sarah F. Whitney 44 F W Mass. M Housewife - - - - - Emely A. Whitney 19 F W " S - - - - - Samuel S. Whitney 17 M W " S - - - - - Mary E. Whitney 15 F W " S - - - - - Eben Francis Whitney 13 M W " S - - - - - Harvey H. Whitney 11 M W " S - - - - - Freddie G .Whitney 6 M W " S - - - - -

215 294 Whitney, Ebenezer 49 M W Shoe & Leather Dealer $15000 $1000 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah F. 50 F W Keeping house " Forbush, Emily A. 24 F W At home " Whitney, Samuel S. 22 M W " " Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 20 F W " " -----, Ebenezer F. 18 M W " " -----, Harvey H. 16 M W Attends School " Attended school -----, George F. 11 M W " " " Attended school Forbush, James 24 M W U.S. Guager " Male citizen over 21 -----, Gayle, S. 2/12 M W " Born in Mar

Ebenezedr WHITNEY 60 Self M M W MA Telephone Clerk MA MA Sarah WHITNEY 61 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Eben WHITNEY 28 Son M S W MA Laborer MA MA Fred WHITNEY 21 Son M S W MA Works In Shoe Shop MA MA Mary O'BRIEN 19 Oth F S W IRE. Servant IRE. IRE.

57 68 Whitney, Sarah F. Head W F Feb 1819 81 wid 8ch 6liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Eben F. Son W M Jan 1852 48 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer -----, George F. Son W M Nov 1858 41 mar 15 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Manufacturer disinfectant -----, Nellie H. DiL W F Apr 1858 42 mar 15 4ch 1liv Massachusetts New Hampshire Vermont -----, Sarah F. GDau W F Dec 1887 12 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school

  • 1910, Natick, Middlesex Co., MA.
  • 1920, Natick, Middlesex Co., MA.

References

1.^  "Ebenezar [Whitney], s. of George and Ester, [born] Dec. 20, 1820," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Natick, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).

2.^  "Ebenezer [Whitney], d. May 2, 1892, aged 71 y. 4 m. 10 d., pneumonia," according to "Town of Natick, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts 1874 - 1913 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 428, page 314.

3.^  "Ebenezer [Whitney] and Sarah F. Leighton, int. Feb. 27, 1842," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

4.^  "Ebenezer R. [Whitney] of Newton and Sarah F. Leighton, [married] Mar. 20, 1842," according to Vital Records of Westford, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1915).

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/68 (death), page 305.

6.^  "Samuel S. [Whitney], s. Ebenezer, cordwainer, and Sara F., [born] Aug. 21, 1843," according to Don Gleason Hill, ed., Dedham, Records of Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths 1638-1845 (Dedham, MA: Dedham Transcript, 1886). 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 121.

7.^  "Samuel Stillman [Whitney], s. of Eben[eze]r and Sarah F., [died] July 15, 1844, a. 10m. 21d. G.R.1," according to Natick 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 17, page 104.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 218, page 235.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 29, page 108.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 593, page 62.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 517, page 679.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 236, page 254.

14.^  "_____ [Whitney], d. of Ebenezer and Sarah F., [born] Dec. 14, 1849," 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 35, page 250.

15.^  "Eben F. [Whitney], d. Sept. 30, 1911, aged 59 y. 8 m. 15 d., pneumonia," according to Natick Vital Records.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 82, page 200.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 97, page 187.

18.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 121, page 140.

19.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 115, page 190.


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