Family:Whitney, Elias Bemis (1821-1904)

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Elias Bemis8 Whitney (Edward Winslow7, Samuel Winslow6, Ephraim5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Edward Winslow7 and Lavinia Bruce (Bemis) Whitney, was born 2 Dec 1821, Bangor, NY,[1] and died 4 Mar 1904, Boston, MA, aged 82 years 2 months 1 day, of chronic interstitial nephritis.[2]

He married firstly, 12 Jul 1847, Danbury, CT, or Ridgebury, CT, Catharine Crafts.[3] She died Jun 1860.

He married secondly, 1 Jun 1861, Brookfield, NH, or 13 Jun 1861, Boston, MA, Rhoda S. Burleigh, daughter of Jonathan V. and Rhoda (-----) Burleigh.[4] She was born Dec 1841, Brookfield, NH, and died after 1900.

He is a furrier at 16 Milk St.; resided Boston, MA; 24 Appleton St.

In 1864, he was a mariner. In 1862-1867 he was a furrier living at 19 Revere St., Boston, MA. In 1874-1877 he was a furrier living at 4 Dartmouth Place, Boston, MA. In 1904 he was a furrier living at 24 Appleton St., Boston, MA.

Children of Elias Bemis8 and Rhoda S. (Burleigh) Whitney:

i. Louisa D.9 Whitney, b. 25 May 1862, Boston, MA;[5] d. 10 Sep 1862, Boston, MA, aged 3 months 20 days, of cholera infantum.[6]
ii. Alice Matilda Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1864, Boston, MA;[7] "Alice T." d. 4 Oct 1864, Boston, MA, aged 5 months 5 days, of hydrocephalus.[8]
iii. Lavina Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1865, Boston, MA;[9] d. 1 Oct 1865, Boston, MA, aged 1 month, of erysipelas.[10]
iv. Elizabeth Lavinia Whitney, b. 17 Apr 1867, Boston, MA;[11] "Lizzie L." d. 14 Feb 1877, aged 9 years 10 months, of diphtheria.[12]
v. Harry Elias Whitney, b. 17 or 27 Jul 1874, Boston, MA;[13] d. aft. 1900; resided 24 Appleton St., Boston, MA.

Census

103 206 Elias B. Whitney 29 M - Hat Manufact. New York Catharine " 25 F - Ct. Levina " 52 F - Vermont Mary Jane " 15 F - N. Hampshire Attended school Harriet M. " 12 F - " Attended school George G. B. Sawyer 30 M - Guilder " Elizabeth P. 26 F - Vermont Walter F. Craft 23 M - Guilder Ct. Agness Craft 18 F - " Susan J. Craft 20 F - " George F. Raymond 18 M - Hatter " Mary Ryan 27 F - Ireland Illiterate

1169 1551 Elias B. Whitney 43 M - N.Y. M Furrier - - 1 1 - Rhoda T. " 23 F - N.H. " - - - - -

1367 1233 Whitney, Elias B. 48 M W Furrier $2500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Rhoda S. 28 F W Keeping House New Hampshire -----, Lizzie L. 3 F W At Home Mass. Burley, Hattie 27 F W Works on Furs Maine

Elias B. WHITNEY 58 Self M M W NY Furrier VT VT Rhoda WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W NH Keeps House NH NH Harry E. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W MA At School NY NH

20 34 Whitney, Elias P. Head W M Dec 1822 77 mar 35 New York Vermont Vermont Salesman jeurs, Owns mortgaged house -----, Rhoda T. Wife W F Dec 1841 58 mar 35 1ch 1liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, Harry E. Son W M Jul 1874 25 sgl Massachusetts New York New Hampshire Salesman boott shoe Robinson, Florence Ldgr W F May 1852 48 sgl Maine Maine Massachusetts Dress maker Joy, Frances Ldgr W F Dec 1859 40 sgl Maine New Hampshire England Dress maker Ostergren, Augusta Ldgr W F Feb 1859 41 sgl Sweden Sweden Sweden Cook, Immig. 1883 -----, Anna Ldgr W F Mar 1880 20 sgl Sweden Sweden Sweden Cook, Immig. 1896 Rowan, Mary Ldgr W F Apr 1865 35 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Nurse Frye, Fannie Ldgr W F Sep 1847 52 sgl England England England General-house work, Immig. 1857

References

1.^  "Elias B. [Whitney], [born] _____, 1821. G.R.3," according to Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1914-1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/8, page 434.

3.^  "Elias B. [Whitney], m. Catharine CRAFTS, 12 Jul 1847, by Nathan BURTON, Danbury 3:163," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Danbury 3:163.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 146, page 52.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 152, page 47.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 158, page 129.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 170, page 18.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 176, page 156.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 179, page 47.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 185, page 129.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 198, 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 294, page 30.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 261, page 131.


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