Family:Whitney, Gilbert H. (1824-1904)

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Gilbert H.8 Whitney (Lewis Jones7, Jabez6, Jacob5, Jonas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Lewis Jones7 and Ruth (Howard) Whitney, was born about 20 Jun 1824, Athol, MA,[1] and died 29 Nov 1904, Athol, MA, aged 80 years 5 months 9 days.[2]

He married firstly, Melinda L./C. -----. She was born 1826, Highgate, VT,[3] and died 25 Aug 1856, Athol, MA, aged 30 years, of consumption.[4]

He married secondly, 29 Apr 1857, Athol, MA, Helen Mar Woods, daughter of Moses and Mary (Stratton) Woods.[5] She was born 15 Apr 1827, Enfield, MA,[6] and died 13 Jan 1909, Athol, MA, aged 81 years 8 months 29 days, of tubercular peritonitis.[7]

They lived in Highgate, VT, through 1853, and after that in Athol, MA.

He was a carpenter and sash maker.

Children of Gilbert H.8 and Melinda L./C. (-----) Whitney:

i. Henry H.9 Whitney, b. ca. 16 Jan 1850, Highgate, VT; "Henry K." d. 13 Jan 1868, Athol, MA, aged 17 years 11 months 27 days, of consumption.[8]
ii. Frank L. Whitney, b. ca. 1852, Highgate, VT; d. after 1910, then unmarried.

Children of Gilbert H.8 and Helen Mar (Woods) Whitney:

iii. Walter L.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1865, Athol, MA; m. Jennie B. Moore.

Census

202 204 G. H. Whitney 26 M - Sashmaker Mass. Melinda " 24 F - Vt. H. H. Whitney 11/12 M - Vt.

1769 2030 Gilbert H. Whitney 35 M - Carpenter $1800 $200 Mass. Hellen M. " 33 F - " Henry H. " 10 M - Vt. Attended school Frank L. " 7 M - " Attended school Mary Woods 64 F - Mass. 2031 Austin King 33 M - Peddler $75 " Dianna " 33 F - " Malvina " 14 F - " Attended school Emma " 4 F - "

65 76 Gilbert W. Whitney 41 M - Massachusetts M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Ellen M. Whitney 38 F - Massachusetts M Housekeeper - - - - - Jane Wood 30 F - Massachusetts S Housekeeper - - - - - Henry H. Whitney 15 M - Massachusetts S Scholar - - - - - Frank L. Whitney 13 M - Massachusetts - - - - - - 77 Naor Rendell 47 M - Massachusetts M Boot Maker - - 1 1 - Sarah E. Rendell 45 F - New Hampshire M Housekeeper - - - - - George L. Rendell 9 M - New Hampshire - - - - - - L Restating 37 F - Massachusetts S Housekeeper - - - - - Bridett Dayle 29 F - Ireland S Domestic - - - - -

335 374 Whitney, Gilbert H. 47 M W Carpenter $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -------, Helen M. 43 F W Keeping house " -------, Frank L. 17 M W Works in Chair Shop Vermont -------, Walter L. 4 M W Mass. 336 375 Woods, Mary S. 74 F W No occupation "

88 137 Whitney, Gilbert H. W M 55 mar Works in Machine S. Mass. Mass. Mass. Whitney, Helen M. W F 53 Wife mar Keeping House Mass. Mass. Mass. Whitney, Frank L. W M 27 Son sgl Works in Wallet Shop Vermont Mass. Mass. Whitney, Walter L. W M 14 Son sgl At School Attended school Mass. Mass. Mass. Woods, Jane M. W F 44 SiL sgl Keeping House Mass. Mass. Mass.

127 160 Whitney, Gilbert H. Head W M Jun 1824 75 mar 43 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Carpenter, Owns free house -----, Ellen M. Wife W F Apr 1827 73 mar 43 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Frank L. Son W M Jun 1857 48 sgl Vermont Massachusetts Vermont House cleaner 161 Woods, Jane M. Head W F Jun 1835 64 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

  • 1910, 54 Francis Street, Athol, Worcester Co., MA, p. 36B:

521 710 Jennings, Lydia A. Head F W 77 wid 1ch 1lv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Own income 711 Whitney, Frank L. Head M W 54 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Canada French Servt. man, Rents house

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Gilbert H., _____ __, 1824. G.S.1," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/2, page 513.

3.^  "Melinda L., w. Gilbert H., _____ __, 1826. G.S.1," according to Athol Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 104, page 109.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 110, page 149.

6.^  "Helen Mar [Woods], d. Moses and Mary, [born] Apr. 15, 1827," according to Enfield, Massachusetts, Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1909/3, page 107.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 213, page 233.


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