Family:Whitney, Franklin Morrell (1859-1913)

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Franklin Morrell Whitney.
Martha (Ferguson) Whitney.

Franklin Morrell Whitney (Charles W., John, Edward), son of Charles W. and Martha (Moody) Whitney, was born 1859, West Falmouth, ME, and died Oct-Nov-Dec 1913, Chorlton, Lancashire, England, aged 54 years.[1]

He married, 12 Aug 1885, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, Martha Ferguson. She was born about 1867, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, and died Oct-Nov-Dec 1916, Chorlton, Lancashire, England, aged 48 years.[2]

Franklin was a merchant seaman and came over to Glasgow. The story goes that Franklin, always known as Frank, was at sea when my granddad was born. My great grandma Martha forgot her husband was Franklin and called my granddad Frank after his dad, thinking that was his name.

Children of Franklin Morrell and Martha (Ferguson) Whitney:

i. Frederick Whitney, b. ca. 1889, Manchester, Lancashire, England; bapt. 30 Dec 1888, Chorlton-upon-Medlock, Lancashire, England;[3] m. Apr-May-Jun 1918, ----- Sherman, Chorlton, Lancashire, England.[4]
ii. Mary Ellen Whitney, b. ca. 1891, Manchester, Lancashire, England; bapt. 29 Aug 1890, Ardwick, Lancashire, England;[5] d. aft. 1911.
iii. Mabel Whitney, b. Oct-Nov-Dec 1892, Chorlton, Lancashire, England;[6] bapt. 7 Sep 1892, Bradford, Lancashire, England;[7] d. Apr-May-Jun 1893, Chorlton, Lancashire, England.[8]
iv. Frank Morrell Whitney, b. 1895, Manchester, Lancashire, England; bapt. 27 Feb 1895, Manchester, Lancashire, England,[9] and Ancoats, Lancashire, England;[10] d. Jan-Feb-Mar 1962, Prescot, Lancashire, England, aged 66 years;[11] m. 13 Oct 1917, St. Paul's Church, Hulme, Lancashire, England, Jessie Waterhouse, dau. of Alfred Waterhouse.[12] They had 4 children, 1 boy 3 girls. My mum was the eldest girl born 1922. She married my dad Ernest Robert Cork on August 12th 1939. They had 2 children, Irene, my sister, and me, Frank, after my granddad, born 1945, my dad passed away in 1946, so I never knew him.
Frank Morrell Whitney.
v. Leonard Whitney, b. ca. 1898, Manchester, Lancashire, England; bapt. 18 May 1898, Newton, Lancashire, England;[13] d. aft. 1911.
vi. Albert Alexander Whitney, b. ca. 1900, Manchester, Lancashire, England; bapt. 11 Apr 1900, Chorlton-upon-Medlock;[14] m. 15 Apr 1922, Manchester, Lancashire, England, Esther Doyle, dau. of John Doyle.[15]

Census

  • 1880: not found.
  • 1891, Stove Street, Ardwick, Lancashire, England:[16]

Franklyn Morrdl Whitney Head M 32 mar America General labourer Martha Whitney Wife F 24 mar Scotland Frederick Whitney Son M 2 Lancashire, England Mary Ellen Whitney Dau F 0 Lancashire, England

  • 1901, Temperance Street, South Manchester, Lancashire, England:[17]

Martha Whitney Head F 34 Glasgow Scotland Charwoman Fred Whitney Son M 12 Manchester, Lancashire Mary E Whitney Dau F 10 Manchester, Lancashire Frank Whitney Son M 6 Manchester, Lancashire Leonard Whitney Son M 3 Manchester, Lancashire Albert Whitney Son M 1 Manchester, Lancashire

  • 1911, South Manchester, C On The M/R, Lancashire, England:[18]

Franklin Morrell Whitney Head M 53 mar State of Maine Coal dealer Martha Whitney Wife F 43 mar Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Fredrick Whitney Son M 22 sgl Railway labourer Mary Ellen Whitney Dau F 20 sgl Mineral water bottler Frank Morrell Whitney Son M 16 sgl Packing case maker assistant Leonard Whitney Son M 12 sgl School Albert Whitney Son M 11 sgl School

References

  • Census records.
  • E-mail from Frank Cork to Robert L. Ward, 13 Aug 2018.

1.^  England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, from FamilySearch.org.

2.^  England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, from FamilySearch.org.

3.^  England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, from FamilySearch.org.

4.^  England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, from FamilySearch.org.

5.^  England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910, from FamilySearch.org.

6.^  England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, from FamilySearch.org.

7.^  England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, from FamilySearch.org.

8.^  England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, from FamilySearch.org.

9.^  England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, from FamilySearch.org.

10.^  England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910, from FamilySearch.org.

11.^  England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, from FamilySearch.org.

12.^  England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910, from FamilySearch.org. Also, England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910, from FamilySearch.org.

13.^  England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910, from FamilySearch.org.

14.^  England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, from FamilySearch.org.

15.^  England Marriages, 1538–1973 , from FamilySearch.org.

16.^  1891 Census, U.K.:

County: Lancashire Parish: Ardwick Ecclesiastical Parish: ST THOMAS Registration District: Chorlton Residence Note: Stove Street Gender: Male Age: 32 Marital Status: Married Occupation: General Labourer Relationship to Head of Household: Head Birth Year (Estimated): 1859 Birthplace: America Page Number: 10 Registration Number: RG12 Piece/Folio: 3165/ 47

17.^  1901 Census, U.K.

Ecclesiastical Parish Ardwick St Thomas Sub-District Ardwick Registration District Chorlton Residence Note Temperance Street Gender Female Age 34 Occupation CHARWOMAN Relationship to Head of Household Head Birth Year (Estimated) 1867 Birthplace Glasgow Scotland Schedule Type 13 Page Number 2

18.^  1911 Census, U.K.

South Manchester, C On The M/R, Lancashire, England County: Lancashire Parish: South Manchester Sub-District: Chorlton Upon Medlock Registration District: Chorlton Gender: Male Age: 53 Marital Status (Original): MARRIED Occupation: COAL DEALER Birth Year (Estimated): 1858 Birthplace: Slate Of Maine Relationship to Head of Household: Head Line: 1 Page: 1 Years of Marriage: 25


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