Family:Whitney, Edwin (1826-1900)

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Edwin8 Whitney (Nathan7, Salmon6, Jonas5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Nathan7 and Nancy (Farwell) Whitney, born 22 Aug 1826, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 21 May 1900, Holyoke, MA, aged 73 years, of chronic nephritis.[2]

He married, 19 Jun 1850, Chicopee, MA, Rhoda M. Wait, daughter of Silas and Betsey E. (Ames) Wait. She was born about 1828, Potsdam or Canton, NY,[3] and died 22 Jun 1883, Holyoke, MA.

He resided Holyoke, MA.

Children of Edwin8 and Rhoda M. (Wait) Whitney:

i. Isabell L.9 Whitney, b. 29 Jul 1855, Holyoke, MA.[4]
ii. Clara Viola Whitney, b. 9 Sep 1857, Holyoke, MA;[5] m. 28 Nov 1891, Holyoke, MA, Henry D. Williams, b. ca. 1864 Williamsburg, MA, son of Dewey and Sarah M. (Hayden) Williams.[6] They were divorced, and she m.(2) 31 Oct 1907, Holyoke, MA, George I. Sackett, b. ca. 1847, Chicopee, MA, son of Abner and Electa (Dewey) Sackett.[7]
iii. Irving E. Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1860, Holyoke, MA.[8]
iv. Frederic Sumner Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1863, Holyoke, MA.[9]
v. Rose Whitney, b. 3 Aug 1867, Holyoke, MA.[10]
v. Harvey H. Whitney, b. 13 Jan 1871, Holyoke, MA;[11] m. 6 Sep 1898, Wellesley, MA, Carolyn F. Benner, b. ca. 1875, Springfield, MA, dau. of Edward A. and Mary (Burns or Carter) Benner.[12]

Census

138 175 William Hodgdon 29 M - Overseer Vermont Nancy " 24 F - Maine 176 Edwin Whitney 29 M - Overseer Massachusetts Mahala " 27 F - New York Ann " 32 F - Massachusetts Julia " 30 F - "

1281 1593 Edwin Whitney 33 M - Cotton Mill - $200 Mass. Roda M. " 32 F - N.Y. Isabell L. " 4 F - Mass. Caroline " 2 F - "

127 163 Edwin Whitney 37 M - Mass. M Shoe Dealer - - 1 1 - Rhoda M. " 35 F - N.Y. M - - - - - Isabella L. " 9 F - Mass. S - - - - - Clara V. " 7 F - " S - - - - - Irving E. " 4 M - " S - - - - - Frederick S. " 2 M - " S - - - - -

416 1021 Whitney, Edwin 43 M W Private Express $3000 $800 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Rhoda M. 42 F W Keeping house New York -----, Isa L. 15 M W attends school Mass. Attended school -----, Clara V. 12 F W attends school Mass. Attended school -----, Irving 10 M W attends school Mass. Attended school -----, Freddie S. 7 M W attends school Mass. Attended school Whitney, Rosa 3 F W Mass.

Edwin WHITNEY 53 Self M M W MA Express Man To Springfield MA MA Rhoda WHITNEY 52 Wife F M W NY Keeping House MA VT ... L. WHITNEY 24 Dau F S W MA Works In Paper Mill MA NY Clara WHITNEY 21 Dau F S W MA Works In Paper Mill MA NY Irving WHITNEY 19 Son M S W MA Carpenter MA NY Fred WHITNEY 17 Son M S W MA Student MA NY Rose WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W MA At School MA NY Harvey H. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W MA At School MA NY Ann WHITNEY 57 Sis F S W MA Nursing MA MA

"Ann" was apparently Angelina.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Edwin [Whitney], s. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] Aug. 22, 1826," according to Harvard Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 505, page 111.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 45, page 229.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 90, page 297.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 105, page 432.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 415, page 604.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 571, page 129.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 132, page 395.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 159, page 296.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 197, page 17.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 233, page 22.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 478, page 626, and volume 479, page 512.


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