Family:Whitney, Eliab (1806-1863)

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Eliab7 Whitney (Daniel Hobbs6, Joshua5, Joshua4, Joshua3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Daniel Hobbs6 and Irene (Morse) Whitney, was born 6 Dec 1806, Medway, MA,[1] and died 18 Jun 1863, Attleborough, MA, aged 57 years 6 months 12 days, of typhoid fever.[2]

He ("Whiting") married, 1 Jan 1836, Wrentham, MA, Catherine T. Hardy.[3] She was born either about 1817, RI, or about 1810, MA.

Children of Eliab6 and Catherine T. (Hardy) Whitney:

i. Irene Morse8 Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1837, Franklin, MA,[4] d. 1901, Kennebunk, ME.
ii. Horace Messinger Whitney, b. -- Apr 1839, Dedham, MA;[5] d. 10 Feb 1845, Wrentham, MA, aged 4 years 10 months 7 days, of lung fever.[6]
iii. Harriet Augusta Whitney, b. 6 Apr 1842, Wrentham, MA;[7] d. 26 May 1910, North Attleborough, MA, of asthenia or cancer of stomach;[8] b. 7 Apr 1843, Wrentham, MA, daughter of Eliab Whitney and Catherine Handy;[9] b. Franklin, MA, m. 19 Mar 1864, Boston, MA, Emir Trafton Fisher, b. ca. 1839, Attleborough, MA, son of Daniel L. and Betsey T. (-----) Fisher.[10]
iv. Martha Messinger Whitney, b. 3 or 15 Feb 1845, Wrentham, MA;[11] m. 25 Apr 1864, Attleborough, MA, Thomas N. Cutting, b. ca. 1841, Attleborough, MA, son of Lewis and Mary Ann (-----) Cutting.[12]
v. George Eliab Whitney, b. 24 Jul 1847, Wrentham, MA;[13] d. 18 Oct 1868, Attleborough, MA, aged 21 years 5 months 3 days, of disease of brain.[14]
vi. Frances Whitney, b. ca. 1854, MA.

Census

61 68 Eliab Whitney 44 M - Mass. Catherine H. " 33 F - R.I. Jane M. Whitney 13 F - Mass. Attended school Harriet A. Whitney 8 F - " Attended school Martha M. Whitney 6 F - " Attended school Geo. E. Whitney 2 M - " Mason Handy 44 M - R.I.

Mason Handy was probably Catherine's brother.

304 348 Eliab Whitney 52 M - Farmer Mass. Catharine Whitney 35 F - R.I. Irene Whitney 18 M - Mass. Harriet Whitney 14 M - " George Whitney 8 M - Mass. Martha Whitney 10 F - " Francis Whitney 2 M - " Irene Whitney 75 F - " Francis Whitney 36 M - Laborer " Eliza Whitney 33 F - "

582 702 Eliab Whitney 54 M - Farmer $50 Massachusetts Catherine " 50 F - " Irene " 23 F - Spinner " Harriett Whitney 17 F - Spooler Massachusetts Martha " 16 F - Spinner " George " 12 M - " Attended school Frances " 6 F - " Attended school

132 149 ----- Brastons 40 M - - - - - - Catharin Brastons 50 F - Mass. - - - - - George E. Whitney 15 M - Mass. S Laborer - - - - - Irene Whitney 28 F - " - - - - - Frank Whitney 12 M - " - - - - - Hannah Winder 16 F - Mass. - - - - - Ellen Miller 22 F - Mass. - - - - - Lois Newell 14 F - " - - - - - Ellen Torey 23 F - Maine - - - - -

  • 1870, widow and children Irene, George, and Frances not found.
  • 1880, widow and children Irene, George, and Frances not found.

References

1.^  "Eliab [Whitney], s. Daniel H. and Irene, [born] Dec. 6, 1806," according to Vital Records of Medway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 165, page 68.

3.^  "Eliab Whiting, and Catherine Hardy, m. 1 Jan 1836," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Wrentham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).

4.^  "Irene Morse [Whitney], d. of Eliab and Catharine T., in Franklin, [born] Mar. 3, 1837," according to Wrentham Vital Records.

5.^  "Horace Messinger [Whitney], s. of Eliab and Catharine T., in Dedham, [born] Apr. 1839," according to Wrentham Vital Records.

6.^  "Horace Mesinger [Whitney], s. of Eliab, [died] Feb. 10, 1845, a. 4y. 10m. 7d. Lung Fever," according to Wrentham 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 15, page 82.

7.^  "Harriet Augusta [Whitney], d. of Eliab and Catharine T., [born] Apr. 6, 1842," according to Wrentham 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 1910/80, page 232.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 80, page 232.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 173, page 28.

11.^  "Martha Messinger [Whitney], d. of Eliab and Catharine T., [born] Feb. 3, 1845," according to Wrentham Vital Records. Also, ("Martha Mason") "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 11, page 130.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 171, page 74.

13.^  "George Eliab [Whitney], s. Eliab and Catharine T., [born] July 24, 1847," according to Wrentham 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 29, page 157.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 211, page 70.


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