Family:Whitney, Francis (c1830-a1875)

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Francis Whitney (Ransford, Samuel), son of Ransford and Eunice (Parmenter) Whitney, was born about 1830, MA, and died after 1875.

He married firstly, before 1849, Mary E. Flagg, dau. of Ebenezer and Sebrina (-----) Flagg.[1] She was born about 30 Jul 1834, Halifax, NS, and died 31 Jul 1862, Millbury, MA, aged 28 years 1 day, of consumption.

He married secondly, 23 Nov 1867, Shirley, MA, Nancy (Freeman) Sutton, daughter of Whipple and Susan (Webber) Freeman.[2] She was born about 1829, Smithfield, RI, and died between 1870 and 1875. She had married firstly, 16 Jun 1859, Douglas, MA, James Sutton, who died 24 Oct 1864, Millbury, MA.

He married thirdly, 22 Oct 1875, Grafton, MA, Mary E. Flagg. [Note: The same name as the first wife.--RLW]

Children of Francis and Mary E. (Flagg) Whitney:

i. Emma J. Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1849, MA; not in family in 1855.
ii. William Francis Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1852, Millbury, MA;[3] d. 27 Nov 1875, Sutton, MA, aged 23 years, of consumption.[4]
iii. Estella J. Whitney, b. ca. 1854, Auburn, MA.
iv. Eben Delano Whitney, b. 15 Aug 1856, Auburn, MA;[5] m. Ida Maybelle Bosworth.

Francis and Nancy (Freeman)(Sutton) Whitney had no known children.

Francis and Mary E. (Flagg) Whitney had no known children.

Census

306 373 Rebeca W. Clark 42 F - Mass. Andrew Clark 14 M - " Attended school Abigail E. Clark 8 F - " Attended school Isaac Sutcliffe 23 M - Weaver England Ellen M. Sutcliffe 22 F - Pa. Jane J. Sutcliffe 11/12 F - Mass. James Read 28 M - " Ireland Dora Read 28 F - " Francis Whitney 21 M - " " Mary E. Whitney 18 F - Novascotia Emma J. Whitney 9/12 F - Mass. Hulda Eldridge 42 F - Maine Hulda Frost 24 F - " Eliza Washburn 22 F - Mass. Fanny J. Tuller 16 F - Maine

116 150 Francis M. Sawyer 27 M - Farmer New Hampshire Clarissa Sawyer 30 F - Mass. Ella F. Sawyer 2 F - " George Whitney 20 M - Mill Operative " 151 Francis Whitney 25 M - " Mary E. Whitney 23 F - Nova Scotia William F. Whitney 3 M - Mass. Stella Whitney 1 F - " Ester Morrow 63 F - Ireland 152 Hugh Rice 60 M - Laborer " Alice Rice 38 F - " Catherine Rice 15 F - " James Rice 13 M - " Owen Rice 11 M - Ireland Ann Rice 9 F - " Myrtle Rice 2 F - Mass.

1899 2115 Francess Whitney 30 M - Mule Spinner Connecticut Mary E. " 26 F - Nova Scotia William F. " 8 M - Massachusetts Attended school Estella J. " 6 F - " Attended school Dalena " 4 M - "

100 134 Charles Bowers 48 M - England M Grinder - - 1 1 1 Catherine Bowers 29 F - " M House Keeper - - - - - Emma S. Bowers 6 F - Massachusetts - - - - - - Mary E. Bowers 4 F - " - - - - - - Josephine L. Bowers 2 F - Connecticut - - - - - - Charles A. Bowers 9m M - Millbury, Mass. - - - - - - 135 Edward D. Whitney 32 M - Hopkinton, " M 1st Bat. H. A. Mass. Vols. - - 1 1 - Elisa Jane Whitney 22 F - " " M - - - - - Geo. Henry Whitney 5 M - Millbury, " - - - - - - Sarah E. Whitney 2 F - " , " - - - - - - Harriet C. Whitney 28d F - " , " - - - - - - Francis Whitney 37 M - Massachusetts W 1st Bat. H. A. Mass. Vols. - - 1 1 -

155 185 Moses C. Dodge 45 M - Woodstock, Ct. M Laborer - - 1 1 - Sabrina J. Dodge 47 F - Maine M Housekeeper - - - - - William F. Whitney 12 M - Millbury, Mass. S - - - - - Estella J. Whitney 10 F - Auburn, Mass. S - - - - - Eben D. Whitney 8 M - Auburn, Mass. S - - - - -

352 653 Whitney, Francis 41 M W Spinner $300 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Nancy 41 F W Keeping House R.I. -----, Francis 18 M W Spinner Mass. -----, Estella 16 F W Draws in Warps " Attended school -----, Eben 14 M W Roper Boy " Attended school 654 Ray, James E. 41 M W Carpenter $400 R.I. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 40 F W Keeping House Conn. -----, Willie E. 16 M W Weaver R.I. Attended school -----, Charles E. 6 M W At School Mass. Attended school Thurber, George E. 24 M W Machinist R.I. Male citizen over 21

  • 1880: not found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 158, page 249.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 200, page 251.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 65, page 188.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 276, page 239.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 98, page 201.


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