Family:Whitney, Ezra (1790-1848)

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Ezra7 Whitney (James6, Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James6 and Ruth (Knapp) Whitney, was born Jan 1790, Woodstock, CT, and died Aug 1848.

He married, say 1815, Lucy Waters, daughter of Jonathan and Mary (Parkhurst) Waters. She was born 28 Jul 1791, Pomfret, CT, and died 15 Feb 1866, Worcester, MA, aged 74 years 7 months 17 days, of consumption.[1]

He resided Abington, CT.

Children of Ezra7 and Lucy (Waters) Whitney:

i. Henry S.8 Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1816, Stafford, CT; m. Maria Pratt.
ii. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1819, Southbridge, MA;[2] m. 5 Apr 1841, Stafford, CT, David Parkiss [Parkhurst],[3] b. 1807, Stafford, CT, d. 15 Feb 1847, Stafford, CT, son of Aaron and Sarah (Thomson) Parkhurst. Children:
a. Emily T. Parkiss, b. ca. 1842, CT.
iii. Charles L. Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1823, Woodstock, CT; m. Sarah E. Harvey.
iv. Elizabeth Lucy Whitney, b. 24 Apr 1827; d. 20 Dec 1907, Worcester, MA, aged 80 years 7 months 26 days, of acute bronchitis;[4] m. 24 Dec 1848, Samuel A. Pratt, b. 16 Jan 1822; resided 1 High St. Worcester, MA. Children:
a. Marion Elizabeth Pratt, b. 1 Sep 1852; m. 18 Nov 1869, Harlan B. Pierce, b. 22 Sep 1847; resided 8 Hancock St. Worcester, MA.
b. Rosella Maria Pratt, b. 12 Mar 1863; m. 4 Dec 1884, ----- Bailey; resided Chelsea, MI.

Census

299 405 Wm. Griffen Jr. 33 M - Maresham H. N.Y. ... Henry S. Whitney 30 M - Wheel R. Mass. Maria " 28 F - " Lewis " 10 M - " Edward " 8 " - " Lousia " 60 F - " James Quick 35 M - Hatter "

This was his son Henry. Lousia Whitney was his widow Lucy.

1196 1614 Samuel A. Pratt 38 M - Grocer $3000 $800 Mass. Elisabeth L. " 32 F - Ct. Marion E. " 8 F - Mass. Lucy Whitney 70 F - Ct. Mary A. P. " 41 F - " Emily T. " 18 F - "

This was his widow Lucy and daughter Mary.

275 428 Samuel A. Pratt 42 M - Mass. M Grocer - - - - - Elizabeth L. Pratt 38 F - Conn. M Milliner - - - - - Marion E. Pratt 12 F - Mass. S - - - - - Rosanna M. Pratt 2 F - Mass. S - - - - - Josephine Collins 19 F - New Hampshire S Domestic - - - - - 429 Mary A. Parkess 46 F - Conn. W - - - - - Emily Parkess 22 F - Conn. S - - - - - Lucy Whitney 75 F - Conn. W - - - - -

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 194, page 265.

2.^  "Maryan [Whitney], d. Ezra and Lucy, [born] 30 Apr 1819," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, Southbridge, Massachusetts, Vital Records to 1850 (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, 1981); pp. 285-286.

3.^  International Genealogical Index (IGI), at FamilySearch.org. Also, "Mary Ann [Whitney], m. David PARKISS, 5 Apr 1841, by Rev. Washington MUNGER," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Stafford 2-M:81.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/112 (Death), page 312.


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