Family:Whitney, Henry (1814-1902)

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Henry8 Whitney (William Henry7, Henry6, Benjamin5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of William Henry7 and Fanny (Miller) Whitney, was born 5 Dec 1814, Dummerston, VT, and died 25 Aug 1902, North Adams, MA.[1]

He married firstly, 27 Nov 1836, North Adams, MA, Lucy E. Sprague, daughter of Joshua and Betsey (Cummings) Sprague. She was born 7 Apr 1816, Stratton, VT, and died 14 or 15 Mar 1873, Adams, MA.[2]

He married secondly, 2 Jan 1874, Adams, MA, Lydia Louisa (Morris) Bratton, daughter of John and Lucy (Cummings) Morris.[3] She was born about 5 Feb 1826, Wilmington, VT, and died 12 Jul 1905, Lynn, MA, aged 81 years 5 months 7 days, of jaunice and obstruction of gall ducts.[4] She had married firstly Eudorus E. Bratton. She was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA.

Children of Henry8 and Lucy E. (Sprague) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Henry J.9 Whitney, b. 30 Oct 1837, North Adams, MA; m. Jennie McArthur.
ii. Charles G. Whitney, b. 28 Jun 1839, North Adams, MA; d. 24 Jun 1855, Adams, MA, aged 15 years 11 monts 24 days, of disease of the liver.[5]
iii. George L. Whitney, b. 19 Jul 1841, North Adams, MA; m. Mary Ellen Cooney.
iv. Hiram G. Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1843, North Adams, MA; d. 7 Mar 1847, North Adams, MA, or "Hiram S.", Adams, MA.[6]
iv. Martin M. Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1846, North Adams, MA, or 23 Jun 1846, Adams, MA;[7] m. Martha Matilda Pellett.
v. Adianna L. Whitney, b. 13 May 1849, North Adams, MA, or "Adda Ann", b. 3 May 1849, Adams, MA.[8]
vi. Betsey F. Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1851, North Adams, MA, or 7 Jun 1851, Adams, MA;[9] "Fannie E." d. 12 Jul 1881, North Adams, MA, aged 30 years 10 days.[10]
vii. Gilbert C. Whitney, b. 23 Sep 1856 [infant], Adams, MA;[11] m. Libbie Burlingham.
viii. Sceva Earl Whitney, "Seever" b. 19 Jan 1859, North Adams, MA, or Adams, MA;[12] m. Mary Elisabeth Bryant.

Henry8 and Lydia Louise (Morris)(Bratton) Whitney had no children.

Census

231 231 Henry Whitney 35 M - Manuf. Vt. Lucy " 34 F - " Henry " 12 M - Mass. Attended school Charles " 10 M - " Attended school George " 8 M - " Attended school Martin " 4 M - " Attended school Adiann " 1 F - " Eusena Sprague 18 F - "

1 2 Henry Whitney 40 M - Carpenter Vt. Lucy E. " 39 F - " Henry J. " 18 M - Printworks Mass. Chas. G. " 16 M - " " George L. " 14 M - " Martin M. " 10 M - " Ada A. L. " 6 F - " Betsey F. " 4 F - "

44 50 Henry Whitney 40 M - Carpenter $700 $150 Mass. Lucy " 33 F - " Geo " 18 M - " Martin " 15 M - " Ada " 11 F - " Attended school Betsey " 9 F - " Attended school Gilbert " 4 M - " Reeves " 1 M - "

314 334 Henry " 50 M - Vermont M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Lucy " 49 F - " M - - - - - George " 22 M - Mass. M Weaver - - 1 1 - Mary " 21 F - " M - - - - - M. M. " 19 M - " S Operative - - - - - Ada A. " 16 F - " S - - - - - Betsy F. " 14 F - " S - - - - - Gilbert " 10 M - " S - - - - - Sevier " 6 M - " S - - - - - Infant child 4m M - " S - - - - -

946 988 Whitney, Henry 33 M W Clerk Store $2500 $300 " -----, Jennie 32 F W Keeping House Scotland -----, Franklin 11 M W At School Mass. -----, Peter 7 M W At School " -----, Jennie 1 F W At Home " McCarthy, Jane 60 F W No Occupation Scotland 947 989 Whitney, Henry 56 M W Carpenter $3000 $1000 Vermont -----, Lucy 54 F W Keeping House " -----, Ada 21 F W No Occupation Mass. -----, Anne 19 F W Teaching School " -----, Gilbert 13 M W At School " -----, Seaver 11 M W At School "

Henry WHITNEY 63 Self M M W MA Carpenter MA MA Lidia WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Zefa WHITNEY 20 Son M S W MA In Print Works MA VT Mary WILTY 30 Oth F S W MA In Print Works IRE IRE

146 189 Whitney, Henry Head W M Dec 1815 84 mar 16 Vermont Vermont Vermont Owns free house -----, Lydia L. Wife W F Jan 1826 74 mar 16 2ch 1liv Vermont Vermont Vermont

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 528, page 94.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 256, page 23.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 262, page 27.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/61 (death), p. 195.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 93, page 19.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 26, page 18.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 16, page 23.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 34, page 36.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 51, page 27b.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 328, page 49.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 96, page 27.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 123, page 27.


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