Family:Whitney, Francis Henry (1825-1901)

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Francis Henry7 Whitney (Israel6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Israel6 and Sally (Mills) Whitney, was born 26 May 1825, Watertown, MA, and died 5 Aug 1901, Hudson, MA, aged 77 years 2 months 9 days, of heart disease.[1]

He married firstly, 12 Apr 1848, Marlborough, MA, Sarah E. Bruce, daughter of John and Sarah (Maynard) Bruce.[2] She was born 8 Nov 1825, Marlborough, MA, and died 6 Oct 1856, Marlborough, MA, aged 32 years, of consumption.[3]

He married secondly, 22 Apr 1858, Marlborough, MA, Mary Ellen Bruce, daughter of John and Sarah (Maynard) Bruce.[4] She was born 30 Nov 1842, Marlborough, MA, and died 20 Dec 1922.

Children of Francis H.7 and Sarah E. (Bruce) Whitney:

i. Francis Henry8 Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1853, Marlborough, MA; d. 18 Nov 1873, Hudson, MA, aged 20 years 6 months 29 days, of consumption.[5]

Children of Francis Henry7 and Mary Ellen (Bruce) Whitney:

ii. Melville Everett8 Whitney, b. 30 Jan 1861, Marlborough, MA;[6] d. 5 Dec 1864, Marlborough, MA, aged 3 years 10 months 5 days, of meningitis.[7]
iii. George Elmer Whitney, b. 13 Oct 1867, Hudson, MA;[8] d. 3 Sep 1887 [Pierce, clearly wrong] or 9 Sep 1870, Hudson, MA, aged 4 years 2 months, of typhoid fever.[9]
iv. Edwin Clifton Whitney, b. 27 Oct 1871, Hudson, MA;[10] d. 29 Jul 1958; m. 7 Aug 1894, Rockbottom (in Stow), MA [also recorded in Marlborough, MA], Laura J. Flemming, b. ca. 1872, NS, daughter of Wesley and Hannah (Hudson) Flemming.[11] Children:
a. Gussie M.9 Whitney, b. 18 Feb 1895, Marlborough, MA.[12]
b. Velina J. Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1896, Marlborough, MA.[13]
c. Bessie M. Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1898, Marlborough, MA.[14]
d. Francis H. Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1899, Marlborough, MA.[15]
v. Ethel Mae Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1875, Marlborough, MA; d. 12 Apr 1956; m. 12 Sep 1893, Marlboro or Stow, MA [recorded at Hudson, MA], Charles Newman Griffin, b. ca. 1870, NS, son of Stephen and Catherine (Spinney) Griffin.[16]

Census

188 224 Francis H. Whitney 26 M - Farmer $1200 Mass. Sarah E. " 25 F - " Charles E. Mills 3 M - "

59 70 F. H. Whitney 31 M - Farmer Mass. S. E. Whitney 31 F - " H. F. Whitney 2 M - "

889 1163 Francis H. Whitney 36 M - Farmer $1600 $250 Mass. Mary " 17 F - " Henry F. " 6 M - "

130-132 WHITNEY Francis H. 40 M W Watertown, MA m Farmer pl Mary E. 23 F W Marlboro, MA m Housekeeper Henry F. 12 M W " s

434 541 Whitney, Francis H. 45 M W Farmer $3500 $300 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 27 F W Keeping House " -----, Henry F. 17 M W Attending School " Attended school -----, George E. 2 M W At Home "

Francis H. WHITNEY 56 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Mary E. WHITNEY 37 Wife F M W MA Keeping House VT MA Edwin C. WHITNEY 8 Son M S W MA At School MA MA Ethel M. WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W MA At Home MA MA

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 517, page 504.

2.^  "Francis H. [Whitney] (s. Israel and Sally, a. 23) and Sarah E. Bruce, [married] Apr. 12, 1848," according to Marlborough Vital Records, p. 326. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 31, page 105.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 103, page 93.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 118, page 154.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 257, page 169.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 142, page 153.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 175, page 139.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 197, page 170.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 230, page 146.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 233, page 251.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 443, pages 256 and 347.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 449, page 282.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 458, page 292.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 482, page 314.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 485, page 509.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 434, pages 176 and 361.


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