Family:Whitney, Isaac W. (1793-1876)

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Isaac W.6 Whitney (Joseph5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Joseph5 and Mary (Woods) Whitney, was born 31 Mar 1793, Francestown, NH, and died 6 Jan 1876.

He married, about 1812, Polly Blood, daughter of Lemuel and Lucy (Hale) Blood. She was born 1 Mar 1790, Deering, NH, and died 28 Nov 1843.

He was a blacksmith. He resided Chelsea, VT.

Children of Isaac W.6 and Polly (Blood) Whitney:

i. Mary Jane7 Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1813; m. 14 Nov 1833, Tunbridge, VT, Aaron P. Godfrey;[1] b. 1807; d. 1 Dec 1870. He was a carpenter. Children:
a. Ellen Godfrey, b. 30 Jan 1835, Chelsea, VT; m. 17 Nov 1852, John T. Wilson; address, Ashburnham, MA.
b. Lucy Godfrey, b. 27 Sep 1838, Chelsea, VT; m. 15 Mar 1859, Chester B. Gale; address, Ashburnham, MA.
c. Aurora Godfrey, b. 21 Jul 1840, Chelsea, VT; m. Edwin Sanborn, 15 Mar 1859; Chelsea, VT.
ii. Lucy Whitney, b. 10 Aug 1815; m. 2 Dec 1840, Chelsea, VT, James Flanders;[2] res. Potter Place, NH. She was his second wife. He d. 4 Apr 1878. Children:
a. Perry B. Flanders, b. 14 Sep 1841 or 1842, Andover, VT; d. 19 Nov 1912, Andover, VT; m.(1) 11 Jun 1867, Abbie J. Cilley; m.(2) 1 Feb 1880, Sutton, NH, Lorana (Chase) Whitehead, widow; no ch.
b. Cynthia A. Flanders, b. 13 Mar 1843; m. Solomon Lovering; no ch.
c. Charles S. Flanders, b. 7 Dec 1845; m. Amanda Wells. Children:
1. Owen L. Flanders, b. -----.
d. Julia A. Flanders, b. 29 Oct 1852; d. 18 Jun 1884; m. Moses H. Prescott. Children:
1. Roy Prescott, b. -----.
2. Gertie Prescott, b. -----.
iii. Sally Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1817; d. 7 Jan 1904, Haverhill, MA, aged 86 year 2 months 1 day, of old age;[3] m. 14 Dec 1837, Chelsea, VT, Simon French, Jr.; res. Ayer Village, MA. He was b. 30 Apr 1812; is a carpenter and builder. Children:
a. Simon French, Jr., b. 23 Aug 1838; m. Nov 1863, ----- -----; address East Pepperell, MA.
b. Jennette C. French, b. 16 Apr 1842; m. 27 May 1867, Willard Noyes; address 78 Auburn St., Haverhill, MA.
c. Sarah Jane French, b. 28 Jul 1847; m. Feb 1876, C. W. Foster; address 49 Green St., Haverhill, MA.
d. George W. French, b. 18 Sep 1850; m. 1 Apr 1872, ----- -----; address 25 Moore St., Haverhill, MA
e. Mary M. French, b. 12 Dec 1852; d. 26 Dec 1893; m. 9 Jun 1880, ----- -----.
iv. Dianna Whitney, b. 15 Jul 1820; "Dearia" m. 11 Dec 1842, Chelsea, VT, Guilford Dudley George,[4] b. 17 Oct 1819; d. 24 Jul 1874. Children:
a. Mary Jeanette George, b. 10 Oct 1844; res. 42 Lake Ave., Melrose, MA
b. Diana George, b. -----; d. 26 Dec 1851.
v. Arvilla Whitney, b. 30 Jan 1823; d. 3 Feb 1876, Wakefield, MA, aged 53 years 4 days, of typhoid fever;[5] m. 9 Aug 1846, Wakefield, MA [also recorded in South Reading, MA], James F. Woodward,[6] b. 11 Nov 1819, son of Thomas and Esther (-----) Woodward; is a shoe tool manufacturer at Wakefield, MA. Children:
a. Charles F. Woodward, b. 19 Nov 1852; res. Wakefield, MA.
b. Minnerville W. Woodward, b. 5 Jan 1862; m. George Augustus9 Whitney; res. Wakefield, MA.
vi. Andrew Jackson Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1828; m.(1) Arvilla Bohoman; m.(2) Mrs. Rosina Ramsdell; m.(3) Adelia M. Dewey.
vii. Aravesta Janet Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1834; d. 16 Mar 1844.
viii. Alvah W. Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1832; m.(1) Mahala M. Jones; m.(2) Maria E. Lewis.

Census

248 248 Isaac Whitney 56 M - Black Smith N.H. Dana Phillips 30 " - Carpenter Vt. Jerusha H. " 21 F - " Frank D. " 2 M - " Charles " 5/12 " - "

716 761 Levi A. Ordway 48 M - Pedlar $600 $200 N. H. Emeline " 45 F - Vermont Ella " 8 F - " Attended school Almon W. " 4 M - " Attended school Isaac W. Whitney 64 M - N. Y.

  • 1870: not found.

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

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 1904/47 (death), page 289.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 284, page 184.

6.^  "Arvilla [Whitney], a. 23y., and James F. Woodward, a. 26y., [married] Aug. 9, 1846," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Wakefield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1912). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 25, page 70.


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