Family:Whitney, Isaiah (1815-1867)

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Isaiah7 Whitney (Cyrus6, Isaiah5, Isaiah4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Cyrus6 and Polly (Whitney) Whitney, was born 22 Sep 1815, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 30 Jun 1867, Harvard, MA, aged 51 years, drowned.[2]

He married, 1 Jan 1841, Mary Ann Gove, daughter of Johnson and Laura (Seers) Gove. She was born 9 Jul 1822, Troy, NY, and died 14 Jul 1889 [Pierce] or 13 Jul 1889, Harvard, MA, aged 67 years 4 days, of heart disease.[3]

Isaiah was reared on the old homestead in Harvard. Before his marriage he went to Albany, NY, as clerk for his older brother, James Fordyce. While there, he met his wife. After a residence of several years in Albany he returned to Harvard and to farming on the old homestead, where he passed the remainder of his life. He resided Harvard, MA and Redbank, NJ.

Children of Isaiah7 and Mary A. (Gove) Whitney:

i. Lucy Emily8 Whitney, b. 20 Nov 1841, Harvard, MA; "Emily L." d. 5 Dec 1874, Marlborough, MA, aged 33 years, of suicide by hanging;[4] "Emily L." m. 26 Nov 1863, Harvard, MA, Charles A. Hussey, b. ca. 1834, Nantucket, MA, son of Francis F. and Abby B. (-----) Hussey.[5] Children:
a. Alfred R. Hussey, b. 26 Aug 1864, Hudson, MA; ad. 211 Randolph Street, Chicago, IL; m. 27 Sep 1904, Harvard, MA [also recorded at Hudson, MA], Carrie W. (Wright) Whitney, his uncle's widow.
b. Mary Ella Hussey, b. 30 Mar 1870; d. 1873.
c. Richard Earle Hussey, b. Oct 1874; d. 1875.
ii. Harry Melville Whitney, b. 1 Jan 1845,[6] Albany, NY; m. Carrie W. Wright.
iii. Ella Cecelia Whitney, b. 19 Nov 1849, Charlestown, NY,[7] or Harvard, MA;[8] m. 19 Nov 1873, or 11 Nov 1873, Harvard, MA, Luke W. Farmer, b. 24 Mar 1849, Sterling, MA, son of Emroy and Sophia (-----) Farmer;[9] resided Boston, MA, Winter Hill; s. p.
iv. Edwin Herbert Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1851, Harvard, MA;[10] m. Mary E. Albert.
v. Charles G. Whitney, b. 24 Jun 1854; m. Jessie C. Keating.

Census

164 186 Isaiah Whitney 34 M - Farmer $3500 Mass. Mary A. " 26 F - N.Y. Lucy E. " 8 F - Mass. Attended school Henry M. " 5 M - " Attended school Ella C. " 7/12 F - "

14 14 Isaiah Whitney 40 M - Farmer Mass. Mary M. Whitney 33 F - New York Emily Whitney 13 F - Mass. Harry Whitney 10 M - Mass. Ella S. Whitney 5 F - Mass. Edwin H. Whitney 4 M - Mass. Charles G. Whitney 1 M - Mass. Lemuel Mosely 18 M - Farmer Mass. Mary Whitney 75 F - 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 "

59 72 Isaak Whitney 49 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Mary A. Whitney 40 F - New York M Housekeeper - - - - - Ella C. Whitney 15 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - Edwin H. Whitney 13 M - Massachusetts - - - - - - Charles G. Whitney 10 M - Massachusetts - - - - - - 73 Dorcas Whitney 41 F - Massachusetts W Housekeeper - - - - - Walter H. Whitney 15 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Charles G. Whitney 10 M - Massachusetts - - - - - - John H. Bridge 45 M - Massachusetts S Laborer - - 1 1 -

146 164 Whitney, Mary A. 48 F W Keeping House $4000 $800 New York -----, Harry M. 25 M W Farm laborer New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Ella C. 20 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Charles G. 16 M W No occupation Mass. Bridge, John H. 50 M W Farm laborer $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21

Mary A. WHITNEY 58 Self F W W N.Y. Keeping House N.Y. N.Y. Harry M. WHITNEY 35 Son M S W N.Y. Farmer MASS. N.Y. John H. BRIDGE 60 Oth M S W MASS. Farm Laborer MASS. MASS. Minnie HODGKINS 20 Oth F S W MASS. Servant - Housework MASS. MASS. Alonzo MORRELL 21 Oth M S W MASS. Farm Laborer MASS. MASS.

References

1.^  "Isaiah [Whitney], s. of Cyrus and Polly, [born] Sept. 22, 1815," 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 204, page 228.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 402, page 509.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 266, page 148.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 164, page 178.

6.^  "Harry M. [Whitney], [born] -----, 1845. G.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.

7.^  "Ella Cecelia [Whitney], d. of Isaiah and Mary A. b. in Charlestown, NY, [born] Nov. 19, 1849," according to Harvard Vital Records.

8.^  "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.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 255, page 276.

10.^  "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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