Family:Whitney, Hiram (1810-1889)

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Gravestone of Hiram and Achsah Whitney

Hiram Whitney (Adolphus, Benjamin), son of Adolphus and Martha (Powers) Whitney, born 28 May 1810, Sherburne, VT, died 21 Nov 1889, age 79 years, 6 months. He was buried in Center Cemetery, Hartland, VT.

He married, say 1835, Achsah Philena Balch, daughter of John and Lydia (Reed) Balch. She was born 24 Aug 1804, Chester, VT, and died 1 Jan 1894, age 88 years, 4 months. She was buried in Center Cemetery, Hartland, VT.

In 1870, he and Achsah were listed as farmers and also apparently running a poor house in Hartland, VT.
Children of Hiram and Achsah Philena (Balch) Whitney:

i. Huldah D. Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1833, Hartland, VT; d. 22 Nov 1833.
ii. Huldah Ann Whitney, b. 9 Jan or 9 Feb 1835, Hartland, VT;[1] d. 1881; m. 13 Jun 1852, Lowell Levi Balch.
iii. Hiram Henry Whitney, b. 23 May 1836 (twin), Hartland, VT;[2] d. 10 or 15 Oct 1844, age 8 years, 5 months, Hartland, VT.
iv. Philena Whitney, b. 23 May 1836 (twin), Hartland, VT.[3]
v. Sarah Josephine Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1838, Hartland, VT; d. 3 Oct 1844, age 3 years, 8 months.
vi. Sanford Merritt Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1840, Hartland, VT; m. Adalaide M. Morey.
vii. John Balch Whitney, b. 8 Jul 1844, Hartland, VT; m.(1) Amanda Balch; m.(2) Martha A. -----.
viii. Hiram Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1846, Hartland, VT; d. 18 Feb 1849.

Census

48 52 Hiram Whitney 40 M - Farmer $1600 Vt. Achsa P. " 45 F - " Huldah A. " 14 F - " Attended school Merrit S. " 9 M - " Attended school John " 6 M - " Attended school 53 Adolphas Whitney 65 M - Farmer " Martha " 65 F - Vt.

637 653 Hiram Whitney 50 M - Farmer $2000 $650 Vermont Avy " 54 F - Wife " Sanford " 19 M - Farm Laborer " Attended school John " 15 M - " " " Attended school 654 Jamina Burnham 74 F - Widow Conn.

271 270 Whitney, Hiram 60 M W Farmer $3000 $300 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Achsah 64 F W Keeps House Vermont Rogers, Joshua 70 M W Vermont Male citizen over 21 Vandine, Thales 60 M W Vermont Idiotic, Male citizen overe 21 Weden, Jerry 59 M W Vermont Male citizen over 21 Lumbard, Isaac 80 M W Canada Parents foreign born, Illiterate Shattuck, Asa 18 M W Vermont Illiterate, Idiotic Spaulding, Mark 5 M W Vermont Attended school Whitney, Lucius 4 M W Vermont Attended school Mott, Abigail 78 F W Vermont Chandler, Cleia 60 F W Vermont Insane Pebody, Nancy 64 F W Vermont Rogers, Charlott 67 F W Vermont Idiotic Shattuck, Sarah J. 30 F W Vermont Illiterate Braddish, Ida M. 8 F M Vermont Attended school Young, Senicer 35 M W Vermont Male citizen over 21

Hiram WHITNEY 70 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Achsa F. WHITNEY 74 Wife F M W VT Keeping House NH VT Lucius J. WHITNEY 14 Neph M S W VT Farm Laborer VT VT S. Anna BALCH 19 Niec F S W VT House Keeper VT VT

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.


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