Family:Whitney, Ira (1815-1894)

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Ira McKendree8 Whitney (Asa7, John6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Asa7 and Ruth (Amidon) Whitney, was born 27 Dec 1815, Readsboro, VT, and died 26 Mar 1895, Williamstown, MA, aged 79 years 3 months, of paralysys heart.[1]

He married, 19 Mar 1837, Halifax, VT, Mary Ann Puffer [given names omitted],[2] daughter of Timothy and Annie (-----) Puffer. She was born circa 1824, Readsboro, VT, and died 12 Feb 1889, Williamstown, MA, aged 64 years 9 months 14 days, of partial paralyssis.[3]

Res. Williamstown, MA.[4]

Children of Ira8 and Mary Ann (Puffer) Whitney:

i. Ira McKendree9 Whitney, b. 21 May 1838, VT;[5] m.(1) Melissa Cook; m.(2) Eunice M. Pratt.
ii. Ruth A. Whitney, b. ca. 1843, VT, d. 11 Dec 1860, VT.[6]
iii. Chauncey Lorenzo Whitney, b. 30 Sep 1844, Stamford, VT; m. Emma Louise Phelps.
iv. Warren H. Whitney, b. say 1847, d. 3 May 1847, VT.[7]
v. Mary Ellen Whitney, b. ca. 1849, VT, d. 29 Nov 1859, VT.[8]
vi. Warren E. Whitney, b. ca. 30 Oct 1851, VT, d. 2 Dec 1859, Stamford, VT.[9]
vii. Jessie L. Whitney, b. ca. 1853, VT. She was apparently listed as Myra J. Whitney in 1870.
viii. John Whitney, b. ca. 31 Jul 1855, d. 12 Sep 1857, VT.[10]
ix. Lawrence W. Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1858, Stamford, VT;[11] m. Abbie M. Pettit.
x. Stephen A. Whitney, b. ca. 1859, VT.
xi. Clarence Fred Whitney, b. 13 Apr 1860, Stamford, VT;[12] m. Effie Harris.
xii. Harriet A. Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1867, Williamstown, MA;[13] m. 24 Jun 1891, Hatfield, MA, Wallace S. Newton, b. ca. 1862, Rodman, NY, son of Orin & Lorinda (Hosmer) Newton.[14]

Census

73 74 Ira Whitney 30 M - Farmer $2600 Vt. Mary D. 27 F - Vt. Ira M. R. 12 M - Vt. Attended school Ruth A. 7 F - Vt. Attended school Chauncey L. 5 M - Vt. Attended school Mary E. 1 F - Vt. Lester Lee 19 M - Teamster Vt. Julia Ballte 16 F - Vt.

123 129 Ira Whitney 43 M - Farmer $1000 $1275 Vt. Attended school Mary Whitney 38 F - " C. M. R. Whitney 22 M - " Ruth A. " 17 F - " Chuds[?] L. " 15 M - " Jessie L. " 7 F - " Lawrence W. " 2 M - " Stephen A. " 1/2 M - " Charles Knapp 25 M - Farm Laborer " Burndt Washey 25 M - " Germany

473 511 Ira Whitney 49 M - Vt. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Mary A. " 44 F - " M - - - - - Chancy L. " 20 M - " S " - - 1 - - Mira J. " 11 F - " - - - - - Lawrence E. " 7 M - " - - - - - Clarence F. " 5 M - " - - - - - 512 McKendree Whitney 27 M - " M " - - 1 - - Melissa Whitney 22 F - " M - - - - - George B. Whitney 1 M - " - - - - -

528 572 Smith, Dewitt C. 45 M W Farmer $25000 $11000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah M. 55 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Fanny M. 29 F W Milliner Michigan Whitney, Asa 75 M W Farm Laborer Mass. -----, Emma 23 F W Domestic Servant Mass. -----, Fanny M. 5/12 F W At Home Vermont Born in Feb Bryer, Franke N. 8 M W At Home New York 529 573 Whitney, Ira 53 M W Farmer $9000 $1900 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 49 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Myra J. 17 F W No Occupation Vermont Attended school -----, Lawrence W. 12 M W At Home Vermont Attended school -----, Clarence F. 10 M W Att. School Vermont Attended school -----, Hatie A. 2 F W At Home Mass. 574 -----, C. L. 25 M W Lumberman $1800 $1037 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Emma L. 25 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Gertrude 7 F W At Home Mass. Phelps, Seth M. 30 M W Lumberman $1800 $1037 Mass. Male citizen over 21 Maynard, Frank 21 M W Teamster Mass. Male citizen over 21

Ira WHITNEY 64 Self M M W VT Farmer MA MA Mary A. WHITNEY 59 Wife F M W VT Keeping House CT CT Clarence F. WHITNEY 20 Son M S W VT At Home VT VT Hattie A. WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W MA At School VT VT

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 454, page 137.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 400, page 137.

4.^  "Ira [Whitney] [h. Mary Ann (Puffer)], [born] Dec. 27, 1815. Gravestone record, West Cemetery," according to Vital Records of Williamstown, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1907).

5.^  "--- M. K. [Whitney], May 21, 1838. Gravestone record, West Cemetery," according to Williamstown Vital Records.

6.^  "Ruth A., d. of Ira and Mary A., Dec 11, 1860 @ 18 y, 2 m, 15 d. (S.V.R. B.3, P. 42)", Stamford, Vermont Vital Records

7.^  "Warren H., s. of Ira and Mary, d.o.d. May 3, 1847 (Book 4, cemetery records)", Stamford, Vermont Vital Records

8.^  "Ellen M, d. of Ira and Mary A., Nov 29, 1859 (S.V.R. B.3, P. 41)", Stamford, Vermont Vital Records and 1860 Mortality Schedule.

9.^  "Warren E, s. of Ira and Mary A., Dec 2, 1859 @ 8 y, 1 m, 4 d. (S.V.R. B.3, P. 42)", Stamford, Vermont Vital Records and 1860 Mortality Schedule.

10.^  "John, s. of Ira and Mary Ann, Sept 12, 1857 @ 2 yrs, 1 m, 12 d. (S.V.R. B.3, P. 39)", Stamford, Vermont Vital Records.

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

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 196, page 72.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 416, page 27.


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