Family:Whitney, Henry (c1840-a1880)

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Henry Whitney, parentage unknown, was born about 1840, Hoosick, NY, and died after 1880.

He "of Hoosac" married, 19 Jan 1861, Adams, MA, Jane Rice "of Cheshire", daughter of David and Abigail (Robinson) Rice.[1] She was born about 1842, and died before 1870.

He married secondly, before 1870, Minnie L. Hulbert, daughter of Christopher and Sophronia (Parsons) Hulbert. She was born about 1849-1850, MA, and died 29 Mar 1907, Adams, MA, aged 57 years, of septicaemia.[2] She was buried in the Maple Street Cemetery, Adams, MA, but no gravestone is found for her.

Children of Henry and Jane (Rice) Whitney:

i. George Whitney, b. ca. 1862, MA; d. after 1870.

Henry and Minnie L. (Hulburt) Whitney had no children.

The "son" Charles Griswold from the 1880 census must be a foster son or adopted.

Census

249 285 Whitney, Henry 27 M W Teamster New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Minnie 22 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, George 8 M W At home " Attended school Denio, Simon 58 M W Blacksmith Vermont Male citizen over 21

Henry WHITNEY 39 Self M M W VT Farmer CT CT Mimie WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W MA Works Cotton Mill And Woolen Mill MA MA Charles GRISWOLD 5 Son M S W MA MA MA

330 373 Whitney, Minnie L. Head W F Feb 1854 46 wid 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Washer woman, Rents house

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 144, page 23.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/1, page 243.


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