Family:Whitney, Isaac (1818-1859)

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Isaac7 Whitney (Cyrus6, Isaiah5, Isaiah4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Cyrus6 and Mary (Whitney) Whitney, was born 24 Jul 1818, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 19 Mar 1859, Harvard, MA, aged 41 years, of insanity and exhaustion.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 24 May 1846, Harvard, MA, for him and Dorcas W. Hoar "of Littleton".[3] He "of Harvard" married, 10 Jun 1846, or 21 May 1846, Littleton, MA, Dorcas Whitney Hoar,[4] daughter of Reuben and Rebecca (Baker) Hoar, and granddaughter of Ezra and Dorcas6 (Whitney) Baker. They were first cousins once removed. She was born 9 Nov 1822, Littleton, MA, and died 16 Dec 1898, Harvard, MA. She married secondly, 26 Sep 1869, Harvard, MA, Isaac F. Wright, born about 1824, Littleton, MA, son of Ithamar and Patty (-----) Wright.[5]

He was born in Harvard and was educated at the public schools in that town and at Fayville, MA. He taught school and for a while resided in Keokuk, IA. After his marriage he settled on the old homestead, where he followed agricultural pursuits until his death. He resided Harvard, MA.

Children of Isaac7 and Dorcas Whitney (Hoar) Whitney:

i. Walter Harris8 Whitney, b. 1 Nov 1849, Littleton or Harvard, MA;[6] m. Georgia Etta Tuttle.
ii. Charles Elery Whitney, b. 4 Oct 1851, Harvard, MA;[7] book-keeper; unm.; resided with his brother.

Census

163 185 Isaac Whitney 32 M - Farmer $3500 Mass. Dorcas W. " 26 F - " Walter H. " 7/12 M - " Mary " 70 F - " Patrick Flinn 30 M - Farm laborer Ireland

[Apparently an insane asylum] 223 384 George Chandler 49 M - Physician in Hospital Connecticut . . . Isaac Whitney 37 M - Mass. Insane . . .

13 13 Dorcas W. Whitney 31 F - Mass. Walter H. Whitney 6 M - Mass. Charles E. Whitney 4 M - Mass. George F. Hoar 34 M - Farmer Mass.

70 82 Isaiah Whitney 43 M - Farmer $5000 $1000 Mass. Mary A. " 37 F - N.Y. Emily L. " 18 F - Common School Teacher Mass. Attended school Harvey M. " 15 M - N.Y. Attended school Ella C. " 10 F - Mass. Attended school Edwin H. " 8 M - " Attended school Charles B. " 6 M - " Attended school Sarah F. " 22 F - Common School Teacher Mich. 83 Dorcas W. " 36 F - $5000 $1000 Mass. Walter H. " 10 M - " Attended school Charles E. " 8 F - " Attended school John Lawrance 43 M - Farm Laborer $500 "

145 162 Wright, Isaac F. 46 M W Farmer $4000 $3800 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Dorcas W. 46 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Nannie 2 F W At Home Mass. -----, Carrie 2 F W At Home Mass. 173 Whitney, Charles E. 17 M W Farm laborer Mass. -----, Walter H. 20 M W Clerk in Dry good store Mass. Pinkerton, Agusta 16 F W Keeping House Mass.

371 436 Whitney, Walter H. Head W M Nov 1850 49 mar 21 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Commercial fortune, Owns free house -----, Georgie E. Wife W F Dec 1855 44 mar 21 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine -----, Charles E. Brot W M Oct 1852 47 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Bookeeper Watson, Franklin C. BiL W M Sep 1866 33 mar 10 Massachusetts Maine Maine Bookeeper -----, Sarah A. SiL W F Mar 1864 36 mar 10 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Tuttle, Jennie A. SiL W F Apr 1856 44 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Berjcson, Emma C. Srvt W F Mar 1874 26 sgl Sweden Sweden Sweden Immig. 1896

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Isaac [Whitney], s. of Cyrus and Polly, [born] July 24, 1818," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 131, pages 117 and 173.

3.^  "Isaac [Whitney] and Dorcas W. Hoar of Littleton, int. May 24, 1846," according to Harvard Vital Records.

4.^  "Isaac [Whitney] of Harvard and Miss Dorcas W. Hoar of Littleton, [married] May 21, 1846," according to Records of Littleton, Massachusetts, Printed by Order of the Town. First Installment: Births and Deaths from the Earliest Records in the Town Books, Begun in 1715 (Littleton, MA: Town of Littleton, 1900), p. 288.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 219, page 240.

6.^  "Walter Harris, s. of Isaac and Dorcas H., b. in Littleton, Nov. 1, 1849," according to Harvard Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 36, page 324.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 53, page 163.


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