Family:Whitney, Edward Woods (1793-1856)

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Edward Woods7 Whitney (Timothy6, Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Timothy6 and Phebe (Reed) Whitney, was born 29 Jun 1793, Marlborough, MA,[1] and died 30 Apr 1856, Royalston, MA, aged 62 years 10 months 1 day, of lung fever, stone cutter.[2]

Intentions of marriage were published, 12 Oct 1812, Phillipston, for him and Rhoda Whittemore "of Royalston".[3] He "of Gerry" married firstly, 8 Nov 1812, Royalston, MA, Rhoda Whitmore,[4] daughter of Enoch and Sally (Wait) Whittemore. She was born about 9 May 1791, and died 15 Sep 1848, Royalston, MA, aged 57 years 4 months 6 days, of consumption.[5]

He married secondly, between 1850 and 1855, Lydia Drury, daughter of Joel and Ruth (Hill) Drury. She was born 10 Nov 1795, Athol, MA, and died (under her maiden name) 1 Aug 1868, Athol, MA, aged 73 years, of consumption, "widow".[6] She is found under her maiden name in the 1860 and 1865 censuses in Athol, MA, in the household of Isaac and Asenath (Drury) Miller, her brother-in-law and sister.

Children of Edward Woods7 and Rhoda (Whittemore) Whitney:

i. Edward8 Whitney, b. 26 Dec 1812, Royalston, MA.[7]
ii. Stilman Whitney, b. 14 Mar 1815, Royalston, MA.[8]
iii. Nancy Whitney, b. 25 Mar 1818, Athol, MA.[9]
iv. Almeda Whitney, b. 15 Apr 1821, Athol, MA.[10]
v. Charles Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1823, Athol, MA;[11] d. 26 Jan 1888.[12]

Child of Edward Woods7 and Lydia (Drury) Whitney:

vi. Asa D. Whitney, b. ca. 1834, Athol, MA; m.(1) Emily A. Miller; m.(2) Mary E. Morse.

Census

78 96 Edward Whitney 57 M - Farmer Mass. Lydia Loring 54 F - " Asa P. Whitney 16 M - Laborer " Attended school

133 125 Mr. Edward Whitney 62 - - Massachusetts Mrs. Lydia Whitney 60 - - "

  • 1860, Athol, Worcester Co., MA: widow Lydia found under her maiden name.
  • 1865, Athol, Worcester Co., MA: widow Lydia found under her maiden name.

References

1.^  "Edward Woods [Whitney], s. Timothy and Phebe, [born] Jun. 29, 1793," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1908), pp. 194-196.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 104, page 191.

3.^  "Edward [Whitney] and Rhoda Whittemore of Royalston, int. Oct. 12, 1812," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Phillipston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1906), p. 92.

4.^  "Edward [Whitney] of Gerry and Rhoda Whitmore, [married] Nov. 8, 1812," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Royalston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1850 (1906), p. 154-155.

5.^  "Rhoda [Whitney], d. Enoch and Sally Whittemore, [died] Sept 15, 1848, a. 57 y. 4 m. 6 d. Consumption," according to Royalston Vital Record, p. 195. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives; online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 41, page 316.

6.^  "Edward [Whitney], s. Edward and Rhoda, [born] Dec. 26, 1812," according to Royalston Vital Records, p. 74.

7.^  "Stilman [Whitney], s. Edward and Rhoda, [born] Mar. 14, 1815," according to Royalston Vital Records, p. 74.

8.^  "Nancy [Whitney], d. Edward and Rhoda, [born] March 25, 1818," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910), pp. 96-97.

9.^  "Almeda [Whitney], d. Edward and Rhoda, [born] April 15, 1821," according to Athol Vital Records, pp. 96-97.

10.^  "Charles [Whitney], s. Edward and Rhoda, [born] July 21, 1823," according to Athol Vital Records, pp. 96-97.

11.^  Charles Whitney headstone, Hillside Cemetery, North Adams, MA. Aged 64 years, 7 months, 5 days. Database online Find A Grave.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 213, page 233.


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