Family:Whitney, Elhanan Winchester (1819-1906)

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Elhanan Winchester7 Whitney (Simon Howard6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Simon Howard6 and Nancy (Barnard) Whitney, was born 21 Oct 1819, Lancaster, MA, and died 17 Nov 1906, Fitchburg, MA, aged 89 years 26 days, of senile debility.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 20 Feb 1843, Leicester, MA, for him and Sarah A. Bogert "of Boston".[2] He married firstly, 14 Mar 1843, Boston, MA, Sarah A. Bogart,[3] daughter of Jeremiah and Maria (Van Valen) Bogert. She was born 30 Dec 1824, New York, NY, and died 30 Jul 1885, Harvard, MA, aged 60 years 7 months, of paralysis.[4]

He married secondly, 2 Nov 1891, Harvard, MA, Hattie Frances Hapgood, daughter of George and Harriet Angeline (Warren) Hapgood.[5] She was born 22 Dec 1854, Hudson, MA (but calculated as about 24 Jan 1856, Bolton, MA), and died 3 Apr 1896, Harvard, MA, aged 40 years 3 months 9 days, of consumption.[6]

He resided Harvard, MA.

Children of Elhanan Winchester7 and Sarah A. (Bogart) Whitney:

i. Eldora J.8 Whitney, b. 22 Jul 1844, Leicester, MA [also recorded in Leominster, MA];[7] d. 29 Feb 1896, Acton, MA, aged 51 years 7 months 5 days, of peritonitis after hysterectomy,[8] or "Dora" d. 27 Feb 1896, Boston, MA, aged 51 years 7 months 5 days, of peritonitis following hysterectomy;[9] m. 23 Oct 1867, Fitchburg, MA, Forestus D. K. Hoar, b. 6 Feb 1831, Boxborough, MA, son of John and Hepsy (Baker) Hoar;[10] resided West Acton.
Ch.: Ida Eldora, b. 18 Aug 1869; d. 17 Jul 1870; Idelle Ora, b. 18 Aug 1869; d. 19 Jul 1870.
ii. Emma M. Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1845; d. 25 Nov 1885; m. 28 Nov 1870, Frank M. Sharpless. He was b. 2 Dec 1845.
Ch.: Bessie, b. 24 Nov 1871; m. ----- Smith; resided Schoolcraft, MI; Erle W., b. 13 Mar 1876; William P., b. 11 Jan 1879.
iii. Sarah C. Whitney, b. 19 Feb 1848; d. 5 Mar 1851, Fitchburg, MA, aged 3 years, of brain fever.[11]
iv. Estella Bogert Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1850, Fitchburg, MA;[12] d. 31 Jul 1876; m. 28 Sep 1869 [also recorded as 28 Sep 1874], Fitchburg, MA, Hiram A. Davis, b. 23 Nov 1848, son of James R. and Civonia (-----) Davis.[13]
Ch.: Carrie F., b. 18 Oct 1872; d. 19 Dec 1874; Ethel F., b. 21 Jul 1876. She was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Montgomery; resided Leominster, MA.
v. Warren Elhanan Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1852, Fitchburg, MA;[14] m. Anna C. Rowe.
vi. Jerry Howard Whitney, b. 11 Sep 1854, Fitchburg, MA;[15] m. Fannie B. Barnum.
vii. James Leffert Whitney, b. 17 Nov 1857, Lancaster, MA [given name omitted];[16] m.(1) Lizzie E. Barnard; m.(2) Helen Louisa Barnard.
viii. Eustace B. Whitney, b. 3 Dec 1862, Lancaster, MA [given name omitted];[17] m. Edda A. Whitehouse.

Elhanan Winchester7 and Hattie F. (Hapgood) Whitney had no children.

Notes

He was named after Rev. Elhanan Winchester, a famous Baptist and Universalist minister, evangelist, and author.

Census

576 652 Elhanan Whitney 31 M - Paper Maker $4500 Mass. Sarah A. " 25 F - N.Y. Eldora G. " 6 F - Mass. Attended school Emma M. " 4 F - " Attended school Sarah C. " 2 F - " Estella B. " 4/12 F - " Jane Bogart 20 F - N.Y.

52 66 Elhanan Whitney 35 M - Paper Maker Mass. Sarah A. Whitney 30 F - New York Eldora J. Whitney 11 F - Mass. Emma M. Whitney 9 F - Massachusetts Estella B. Whitney 5 F - Massachusetts Warren E. Whitney 2 M - Massachusetts Jerry H. Whitney 8m M - Massachusetts Nathan B. Hadley 25 M - Paper Maker Massachusetts

841 861 Elhanan W. Whitney 40 M - Farmer $1800 $700 Mass. Sarah H. " 35 F - N.Y. Eldora J. " 15 F - Mass. Attended school Emma M. " 14 F - " Attended school Estella B. " 10 F - " Attended school Warren E. " 7 M - " Attended school Jennie H. " 5 F - " Attended school James L. " 2 M - " Oscar E. Preston 16 M - " Attended school

199 204 E. W. Whitney 45 M W Mass. M Paper Maker - - 1 1 - Sarah A. Whitney 40 F W New York M - - - - - Eldora J. Whitney 21 F W Mass. S - - - - - Emma N. Whitney 19 F W Mass. S - - - - - Estella B. Whitney 15 F W " - - - - - - Warren S. Whitney 12 M W " - - - - - - J. H. Whitney 10 M W " - - - - - - James L. Whitney 7 M W " - - - - - - Eustace B. Whitney 2 M W " - - - - - -

135 127 Whitney, E. W. 50 M W Foreman Paper Mill Mass. Male citizen over 21 Sarah 45 F W Keeping House New York Emma M. 22 F W At Home Mass. Jas. L. 11 M W At school Mass. At school U. V. 8 M W At school Mass. At school Sharpness, Frank 24 M W Works in Paper Mill New York Male citizen over 21 Maxwell, James 24 M W Works in Paper Mill Indiana Male citizen over 21 Bailey, Thomas 38 M W Works in Paper Mill Penn. Male citizen over 21 Allcott, Frank 17 M W Works in Paper Mill New York Allcott, Wm. L. 16 M W Works in Paper Mill Mass.

Elhanan W. WHITNEY 60 Self M M W MASS Farmer MASS MASS Sarah A. WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W NEW YORK Keeping House NEW YORK NEW YORK James L. WHITNEY 22 Son M S W MASS Farmer MASS NEW YORK

Uriah HADLEY 64 Self M M W ME Fish Dealer ME ME Mary A. HADLEY 70 Wife F M W ME Keeping House MA ME Eustace WHITNEY 17 Oth M S W MA Works In Watch Factory MA MA

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1908/42 (death), page 53.

2.^  "Elhanan [Whitney] and Sarah A. Bogert of Boston, int. Feb. 20, 1843," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Leominster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (n.d.).

3.^  Boston 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 366, page 412.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 417, page 409.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 465, page 633.

7.^  "Eldora Jane [Whitney], d. Elhanan and Sarah A., [born] July 22, 1844," according to Leominster 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 11, page 191.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 464, page 73.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 201, page 207.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 465, page 80.

11.^  "Sarah C. [Whitney], d. Elhanan and S. A., [died] Mar. 6, 1851, 3y.," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. 8, p. 194. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 59, page 125.

12.^  "Estella Bogert [Whitney], d. Elhanan and Sarah A., [born] Feb. 1, 1850," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 97. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 44, page 147.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 219, page 231; also volume 264, page 269.

14.^  "Warren Elhanan [Whitney], s. Elhanan and Sarah A., [born] Nov. 29, 1852," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 97. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 65, page 156.

15.^  "Jerrie Howard [Whitney], s. Elhanan and Sarah A., [born] Sept. 11, 1854," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 97. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 83, page 166.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 107, page 209.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 152, page 181.


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