Family:Whitney, Eli Martin (c1809-1872)

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Eli Martin8 Whitney (Eli7, Jacob6, Richard5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Eli7 and Sally (Locke) Whitney, was born about 1809 (calculated from age at marriage) or about 2 Dec 1807 (calculated from age at death), Lexington, MA, and died 11 Nov 1872, West Roxbury, MA, aged 64 years 11 months, 9 days, of pneumonia.[1]

He married firstly, Sally -----.

He, of Boston, married secondly, 9 Feb 1845, Roxbury, MA, Catherine Richards, of Roxbury, [2] daughter of Eliakim Richards. She was born about 1813, MA, and died after 1870.

He was a clerk.

Children of Eli Martin8 and Sally (-----) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Caira R.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1826, MA; m. 14 Oct 1849, Roxbury, MA, Calvin Barrows, b. ca. 1820, Lebanon, NH, son of Samuel S. and Belinda (-----) Barrows.[3]
ii. William M. Whitney, b. ca. 1835, MA; d. after 1880; m. before 1880, Fanny C. -----, b. ca. 1839, MA.
iii. James M. Whitney, b. ca. 1837, MA; d. after 1860.
iv. Emily Maria Whitney, b. ca. May 1840; d. 5 Jul 1842, Boston, MA, aged 2 years 2 months, of scarlet fever;[4] bur. 7 Jul 1842, Boston, MA, aged 2 years 2 months.[5]

Children of Eli Martin8 and Catherine (Richards)(-----) Whitney:

v. Emily M.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1845, MA; unmarried in 1880.
vi. Mary R. Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1848, Roxbury, MA;[6] m. 13 Jun 1866, West Roxbury, MA, Andrew J. Peters, b. ca. 1829, Boston, MA, son of Edward D. and Lucretia (-----) Peters.[7]
vii. Eliakim Winslow Whitney, b. 6 Apr 1849, Roxbury, MA,[8] apparently d. bef. 1850.
viii. Dudley Richards Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1850, Jamaica Plain, MA, or Roxbury, MA;[9] "of Brooklyn, NY" m. 27 Oct 1885, Lexington, MA, Grace Constance Millis "of Lexington", b. ca. 1862, Concord, MA, dau. of Oliver Perry and Annas (Adams) Millis.[10]
ix. Susan H. Whitney, b. ca. 1853, MA, "Sarah H." b. 28 Apr 1853, West Roxbury, MA;[11] unmarried in 1880.

Census

2505 3289 Eli M. Whitney 42 M - Clerk Mass. Catherine Whitney 36 F - Mass. Wm. M. " 15 M - None " James M. " 13 M - " Attended school Emily M. " 5 F - " Attended school Mary R. " 2 F - "

94 121 Eli M. Whitney 46 M - Clerk Mass. Catherine R. Whitney 39 F - " Emily M. Whitney 9 F - " Mary R. Whitney 7 F - " Dudley R. Whitney 4 M - " Susan H. Whitney 2 F - " James Whitney 17 M - Clerk " Margaret Nolan 35 F - Ireland

452 505 Eli M. Whitney 51 M - Bookkeeper $30000 $1000 Mass. Catherine R. " 45 F - " James " 22 M - Clerk " Emily " 14 F - " Attended school Mary " 12 " - " Attended school Dudley R. " 9 M - " Attended school Susan H. " 7 F - " Attended school Maria Noland 30 F - Servant Ireland

186 211 Eli M. Whitney 55 M - Massachusetts M Ins. Agent - - 1 1 - Catherine Whitney 48 F - " M - - - - - James M. Whitney 27 M - " S Merchant - - 1 1 - Emily M. Whitney 19 F - " - - - - - - Mary Whitney 17 F - " - - - - - - Dudley R. Whitney 14 M - " - - - - - - Susan Whitney 12 F - " - - - - - - Mary Newton 20 F - Ireland S Domestic - - - - - Washington Mills 17 M B North Carolina - Servant - - - - -

590 716 Whitney, Eli M. 62 M W Book Keeper Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Catherine R. 56 F W Keeping House $5000 $5000 Massachusetts -----, Emily M. 24 F W No Occupation Massachusetts -----, Dudley R. 19 M W Clerk in Drug Store Massachusetts -----, Susan H. 17 F W Attends School Massachusetts Attended school Sweeney, Annie J. 19 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born

William M. WHITNEY 44 Self M M W MA Clerk Dept. Of Docks N.Y. MA MA Fanny C. WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W MA Keep House MA MA Emily M. WHITNEY 34 Sis F S W MA Keeps House MA MA Dudley R. WHITNEY 29 Bro M S W MA Clerk In Store MA MA Susan H. WHITNEY 27 Sis F S W MA At Home MA MA

  • 1880, James not found.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 248, page 366.

2.^  "Eli M. [Whitney], widr., a. 36 y., merchant, and Catherine Richards, wid., a. 32 y., d. Eliakin, [married] Feb. 9, 1845," and "_____ [Whitney], Mr., of Boston, and Richards, Feb. 9, 1845. C.R.3," according to Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1925-1926).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 38, page 160.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 3, page 110.

5.^  "Whitney, Emily Maria, d. E. M., bur. July 7, 1842, a. 2y. 2m.," according to Hollis Street Church Records, Boston, MA.

6.^  "Mary R. [Whitney], d. Elia M., grocer, and Catherine R., [born] Jan. 5, 1848," according to Roxbury Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 190, page 330.

8.^  "Eliakim Winslow [Whitney], s. Eli M., gentleman, and Catherine R., [born] Apr. 6, 1849," according to Roxbury 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 69.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 43, page 215.

10.^  "Dudley Richards [Whitney], 34, of Brooklyn, NY, b. in Jamaica Plain, s. of Eli Martin and Catherine Richards, m. Grace Constance Millis, 23, of Lexington, b. in Concord, d. of Oliver Perry and Annas Adams, Oct. 27, 1885," according to Lexington, Massachusetts. Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths to January 1, 1898 (Boston, MA: Wright and Potter, 1898). Also "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 362, page 117.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 73, page 258.


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