Family:Whitney, Henry (1797-1866)

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Henry7 Whitney (Timothy6, Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Timothy6 and Phebe (Reed) Whitney, was born 6 Nov 1797, Marlborough, MA,[1] and died 10 Feb 1866, Walpole, NH, aged 68 years. He is buried in the Village Cemetery, Walpole, NH.[2]

He married, 28 Dec 1820, Athol, MA, Sarah Twitchell.[3] She was born 4 May 1798, and died 20 Aug 1877, Walpole, NH, aged 84 years. She is buried in the Village Cemetery, Walpole, NH.[4]

Children of Henry7 and Sarah (Twitchell) Whitney:[5]

i. Lucretia/Jane8 Whitney, b. ca. 1824, Walpole, NH; not found in 1850 or 1860; unmarried in 1870.
ii. (son) Whitney, b. 1825-1830; not in family in 1840.
iii. Sarah Whitney, b. before 1830, Walpole, NH; m. D. Brooks; not in family in 1840.
iv. Sylvester Henry Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1830, Walpole, NH; m. Sarah E. Downs.
v. Charles Augustus Whitney, b. 1834, Walpole, NH; d. after 1850.
vi. Lewis Franklin Whitney, b. 4 Dec 1838, Walpole, NH; d. 19 Apr 1938, Walpole, NH, unmarried.

Census

218 240 Henry Whitney 52 M - Farmer $1500 Mass. Sarah " 52 F - " Lewis " 10 M - N.H. Attended school

228 228 Henry Whitney 62 M - Farmer $1000 $600 Mass. Sally Whitney 64 F - " Lewis Whitney 21 M - N.H. Eugene Taylor 14 M - "

228 251 Willard Shaw 36 M - Farmer $2500 N.H. Maria " 42 F - " Elsey Beckwith 10 F - " Chas. Whitney 16 M - Laborer " Attended school

15 15 Whitney, Lewis 31 M W Farmer $1500 $1000 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucretia 46 F W House Keeping N.H. -----, Sally 74 F W N.H.

178 174 Whitney, Lewis 31 M W Farmer $1500 $800 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Jane 46 F W House Keeping N.H. -----, Sally 74 F W Mass.

This appears to be a double enumeration of the same family. Lucretia/Jane is extremely likely to be another daughter of Henry and Sally.

Don H. STILL 32 Self M M W NH Farmer --- NH Mary A. STILL 28 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Leland D. STILL 4 Son M S W NH NH NH Nellie M. BOLSTER 16 Oth F S W NH Servant NH NH Lewis F. WHITNEY 40 Oth M S W NH Butcher MA MA

References

1.^  "Henry [Whitney], s. Timothy and Phebe, [born] Nov. 6, 1797," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1908).

2.^  Mailing List:2002-03-23 04, WHITNEY entries in Walpole, NH cemetery book, by Mary Ann Froelich.

3.^  "[WHITNEY,] Henry and Sally Twichell, [married] Dec. 28, 1820," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910).

4.^  Mailing List:2002-03-23 04, WHITNEY entries in Walpole, NH cemetery book, by Mary Ann Froelich.

5.^  Mailing List:2002-03-23 04, WHITNEY entries in Walpole, NH cemetery book, by Mary Ann Froelich.


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