Family:Whitney, Ephraim (1817-1899)

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Ephraim8 Whitney (Daniel7, Daniel6, Daniel5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Daniel7 and Sarah (Marble) Whitney, was born 19 Sep 1817,[1] Stow, MA,[2] and died 2 Jan 1899, Harvard, MA, aged 81 years 3 months, of paralysis.[3].

He married, 22 Jul 1850, Still River, MA, Mary Haskell. She was born 6 Dec 1825,[4] Harvard, MA, and died 20 Jul 1893, Harvard, MA, aged 67 years, of disease of the heart.[5]

He resided Ashburnham, Harvard, and Still River, MA.

Children of Ephraim8 and Mary (Haskell) Whitney:

i. Herbert Haskell9 Whitney, b. 19 Oct 1851, Harvard, MA; m. Margaret Josephine Cullinan.
ii. Helen F. Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1854; m. 22 Mar 1893, Harvard, MA, Royal Cheney, b. ca. 1829, Derby, VT, son of Moody and Alice (Whitney) Cheney;[6] resided Still River, MA.
iii. Arthur Sumner Whitney, b. 16 May 1856, Ashburnham, MA;[7] m. Alice A. McIntyre.
iv. William H. Whitney, b. 14 Aug 1859, Ashburnham, MA;[8] m. 18 Sep 1888, Bertha M. Mason, b. 5 Aug 1869; resided s. p., Potsdam, NY; is a gardner and plant grower owning large greenhouses.
v. Alfred R. Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1864, Ashburnham, MA,[9] but 14 Sep 1862 [Pierce]; d. 25 Feb 1883, Harvard, MA, aged 20 years 5 months 11 days, of disease of heart.[10]
vi. Edward Henry Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1869, Harvard, MA;[11] m. 31 Aug 1894, Worcester, MA, Mary Louise Taylor, b. 28 May 1866, Woodstock, CT, dau. of John and Emma (Thurber) Taylor;[12] res., s. p., 21 Townsend St., Worcester, MA.
vii. Mary Adelaide Whitney, b. 25 Oct 1871, Harvard, MA;[13] resided Still River, MA; m. 2 Nov 1901, Newton, MA, Henry Albert Thorndike, b. ca. 1840, Boston, MA, son of James P. and Martha E. (Hodgdon) Thorndike.[14]

Census

229 258 Charles H. Barrett 37 M - Farmer $7000 Massachusetts Emma H. " 36 F - " Emma Flint 57 F - " John P. Brown 24 M - Farmer " Ephraim Whitney 35 M - Lumbering $4500 "

199 250 Ephraim Whitney 37 M - Farmer Mass. Mary H. Whitney 29 F - " Herbert H. Whitney 3 M - " Hellen F. Whitney 1 F - " Joseph Fitzpatrick 21 M - Laborer Ireland

352 390 Ephram Whitney 43 M - Farming $500 $300 Massachusetts Mary H. " 32 F - " Herbert H. Whitny 8 M - Massachusetts Attended school Hellen F. " 5 F - " Attended school Arthur S. " 3 M - " William C. " 11/12 M - "

234 269 Ephraim Whitney 48 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Mary Whitney 37 F - Massachusetts M Housekeeper - - - - - Hurbert H. Whitney 13 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Helen F. Whitney 11 F - Massachusetts - - - - - - Arthur S. Whitney 8 M - Massachusetts - - - - - - William H. Whitney 5 M - Massachusetts - - - - - - Alfred R. Whitney 2 M - Massachusetts - - - - - -

76 85 Whitney, Ephraim 52 M W Farmer $5000 $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary H. 44 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Herbert H. 18 M W Farm laborer Mass. -----, Hellen F. 16 F W No Occupation Mass. -----, Arthur S. 14 M W At Home Mass. Attended school -----, Henry W. 10 M W At Home Mass. Attended school -----, Alfred R. 8 M W At Home Mass. Attended school -----, Edward H. 1 M W At Home Mass. Potter, Edward 18 M W Farm laborer Mass. Foly, Honory 19 F W House Keeper Ireland Parents foreign born

Ephraim WHITNEY 62 Self M M W MASS Farmer MASS MASS Mary H. WHITNEY 54 Wife F M W MASS Keeping House MASS MASS Helen F. WHITNEY 26 Dau F S W MASS MASS MASS Alfred R. WHITNEY 17 Son M S W MASS At School MASS MASS Edward H. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W MASS At School MASS MASS Mary A. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W MASS At School MASS MASS Honora NAYLON 18 Oth F S W IRELAND Servant IRELAND IRELAND

45 87 Whitney, Edward H. Head W M Mar 1869 31 mar 6 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Foreman (street dept.), Rents house -----, Mary L. Wife W F May 1866 34 mar 6 0ch 0liv Connecticut Connecticut Rhode Island

46 77 Pratt, Frank Head W M Oct 1852 47 mar 27 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Merchant, Owns mortgaged house -----, Sarah A. Wife W F Mar 1852 48 mar 27 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire -----, Marion T. Dau W F May 1877 23 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Teacher -----, Winthrop E. Son W M Oct 1880 29 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school Whitney, Mary A. Brdr W F Oct 1871 28 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Teacher O'Brien, Mary Srvt W F Mar 1864 36 wid 1ch 0liv Ireland Ireland Ireland Servant, Immig. 1881

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Ephraim [Whitney], [born] Sept. 19, 1817. G.R. 3," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Ephraim [Whitney], s. Daniel and Sarah, [born] Sept. 19, 1817," according to F. Apthorp Foster, ed., Vital Records of Stow, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 494, page 343.

4.^  "Mary H. [-----] [Whitney], w. of Ephraim, [born] Dec. 6, 1825. G.R. 3," according to Harvard Vital Records.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 438, page 635.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 435, page 421.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 98, page 198 [given name omitted]; also volume 125, page 145.

8.^  Find A Grave memorial #60170786, Arthur Sumner Whitney.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 125, page 145.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 152, page 132.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 348, page 410.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 225, page 245.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 444, page 543.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 234, page 254.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 513, page 552.


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