Family:Whitney, Henry (1808-1892)

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Henry7 Whitney (Abel6, Benjamin5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Abel6 and Phebe (Scott) Whitney, was born 3 Apr 1808, Tunbridge, VT, and died 14 Sep 1892, Tunbridge, VT. He is buried in South Royalton Village Cemetery, South Royalton, VT.[1]

He married, about 1834, Fanny Bannister, daughter of Eli and Lucy (Severance) Bannister. She was born 8 Dec 1814, Randolph, VT, and died 6 May 1899. She is buried in South Royalton Village Cemetery, South Royalton, VT.[2]

In 1895, his widow resided South Royalton, VT, and his son, Horace L., resided 9 Pelham St., Boston, MA.[3]

Children of Henry7 and Fanny (Bannister) Whitney:

i. George Henry8 Whitney, b. ca. 1836, VT; m.(1) Eliza E. -----; m.(2) Esther (-----) Bicknell.
ii. Eli B. Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1837, Tunbridge, VT; m. Almina Elmira Tenney.
iii. Phebe Ellen Whitney, b. ca. 1839, VT; d. 5 Sep 1860, Stockbridge, VT, aged 23 years 5 months, of child birth; bur. Durkee Cemetery, North Tunbridge, VT; "Phebe Ann" "of Tunbridge" m. 18 Sep 1856, Bethel, VT, Solon W. Davis, of Royalton.[4]
iv. Lucina R. Whitney, b. Dec 1840, VT; d. 7 Nov 1916; m. 9 Nov 1862, Bethel, VT, Stillman Gilpatrick, b. Apr 1840, West Hollis, ME, d. 11 May 1909, Groton, MA, son of Tristan and Betsy (Googins) Gilpatrick.[5] Children: Estella Maud Gilpatrick, b. 2 Mar 1867, Cambridge, MA, m. 3 Dec 1890, Ayer, MA, Charles Quincy Eldredge, b. ca. 1845, son of Christopher and Nancy (-----) Eldredge; Sidney Gilpatrick, b. Oct 1871, RI. He served in Co. C, 53 Regt. Mass. Infantry.
v. Emma Jane Whitney, b. 26 Dec 1842, Tunbridge, VT; d. 6 Aug 1864, Tunbridge, VT; bur. Durkee Cemetery, North Tunbridge, VT; m. 24 Aug 1861, Tunbridge, VT, William Lyman Colburn, b. ca. 1833, VT, d. 17 Jan ----, aged 79 years 4 months 13 days, son of Luther and Dolly (Buzzell) Colburn. Child: Ellen Colburn, b. 6 Mar 1862, Tunbridge, VT, d. 2 Apr 1862, Tunbridge, VT; Ellen Colburn, b. 5 Aug 1863, Tunbridge, VT; m. 16 Jul 1882, Rochester, VT, Darius Shepard, b. ca. 1855, NY, son of George and Caroline (-----) Shepard, as his second wife. William m.(2) 1 Aug 1870, Randolph, VT, Julia M. McAllister, by whom he had three additional children.
vi. Horace L. Whitney, b. ca. 1846, VT; d. 21 Jan 1917, Groton, MA; unmarried. He lived in 1900 in Ashland, MA, and in 1910, Groton, MA.
vii. Sidney Hubbard Whitney, b. 27 Oct 1847, Tunbridge, VT; m. Mary J. (Peters) Holden.
viii. Ida M. Whitney, b. 14 or 17 Jul 1849, Tunbridge, VT; d. 12 Dec 1936, VT; m. 8 Oct 1873, Boston, MA, Seth Adams Choate, of Rockport, MA,[6] b. 23 Oct 1839, Gloucester, MA, d. 25 Jul 1909, Boston, MA, son of Dudley and Mary (Pollard) Choate, bur. Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston, MA. Children: Mary C. Choate, b. 30 Dec 1874, Somerville, MA, d. 17 Oct 1875, Somerville, MA; Seth Choate, b. 18 Oct 1880, Somerville, MA, d. 20 Oct 1880, Rockport, MA.
ix. Mary A. Whitney, b. ca. 1852, Tunbridge, VT; d. 9 Jul 1935, Royalton, VT; m. 25 Apr 1876, Randolph, VT, Lewis H. Talbert, b. ca. 1855, Rutland, VT, d. 17 May 1896, Woodstock, VT, son of Daniel A. and Sarah Jane (Person) Talbert.[7]
x. Charles Whitney, b. ca. 1855, VT; d. 11 Sep 1872, Randolph, VT.

Census

43 46 Henry Whitney 42 M - Carpenter & Joiner Vt. Fanny " 35 F - " George H. " 14 M - " Attended school Eli B. " 12 M - " Attended school Phebe E. " 11 F - " Attended school Lucina R. " 9 F - " Attended school Emma Jane " 7 F - " Attended school Horace L. " 4 M - " Attended school Sidney H. " 2 M - " Ada M. " 10/12 F - "

2311 2478 Henry Whitney 53 M - Farmer Vermont Ida " 10 F - " Fannie " 45 F - " Mary " 8 F - " Charles " 5 M - "

2334 2502 Carlos Whitney 29 M - Farmer $3500 $1000 Vermont Helen M. " 23 F - " Harvey A. " 1 M - " Betsey " 64 F - Mass. Ellen " 23 F - Vermont Horace L. " 15 M - " Attended school

This was son Horace. Carlos was son of Aaron, Henry's uncle. Betsey was Aaron's widow.

474 613 Stilman Gillpetrick 25 M - Me. M Spring Bed Maker - - 1 1 - Lusina " 24 F - Vt. M - - - - - Harvey J. Runndy 27 M - Vt. S Spring Bed Maker - - 1 1 - Ida M. Whitney 16 F - Vt. S - - - - -

This was daughter Ida.

1041 1282 Chas. W. Brewster 35 M - N.H. - Spring Mkr. - - 1 1 - Mary O. " 26 F - Me. - - - - - - Ada M. " 2 " - Ms. - - - - - - Jas. H. " 7m M - " - - - - - - Chas. M. " 11 " - " - - - - - - Ida M. Whitney 16 F - Vt. - Servt. - - - - - 1283 Wm. O. Cobb 35 M - Ms. - Liquors - - 1 1 - Larina F. " 35 F - N.H. - - - - - - Albert " 11 M - Ms. - - - - - - Abigail C. Falney 20 F - " - Servt. - - - - - Serenah A. Centre 28 " - Me. - Laundreww - - - - -

This was daughter Ida.

244 266 Whitny, Henry 62 M W Carpenter & Joiner Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Fannie 55 F W Keeping House " -----, Mary 17 F W At Home " Attended school

1534 2075 Gilpatric, Stillman 30 M W Moulder Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Cina 29 F W Keeping house Vermont -----, Stella 3 F W At home Mass. Whitney, Horace 25 M W Cabinet Maker Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Sidney 23 M W Moulding Mill " Male citizen over 21 -----, Ida 21 F W Lace work " Gillson, Leonard 60 M W Engineer Steam Mass. Male citizen over 21 2076 Pease, Matthew 51 M W House Carpenter " Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan M. 47 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Clara 19 F W At home Mass. -----, Frank 17 M W Clerk Grocery (Who) " -----, Addie 14 F W Attending school "

Lewis TALBURT 25 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Mary TALBURT 26 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Henry WHITNEY 72 Oth M M W VT Retired Farmer MA MA Fannie WHITNEY 66 Oth F M W VT MA MA

Stillman KILLPATRICK 40 Self M M W ME Wood Moulding ME ME Lucina KILLPATRICK 39 Wife F M W VT House Keeping VT VT Maud E. KILLPATRICK 13 Dau F S W MA Attending School ME VT Sidney W. KILLPATRICK 8 Son M S W RI Attending School ME VT Horace L. WHITNEY 35 BroL M S W VT Irregelar Moulder VT VT Ruth MEHUNY 50 Oth F S W IRE IRE IRE

319 360 Whitney, Horace L. Head W M Aug 1845 54 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm

References

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #95560001, Henry Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #95560109, Fanny Banister Whitney.

3.^  Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 207-208.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 390, page 188; also volume 255, page 154.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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