Family:Whitney, Israel (1781-1856)

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Israel6 Whitney (Joshua5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Joshua5 and Mary (Clarke) Whitney, was born 6 Apr 1781, Worcester, MA,[1] and died 1 Feb 1856, Worcester, MA, aged 74 years 10 months, of fever.[2]

He married 23 Feb 1799, Worcester, MA, Lucy Mahan,[3] daughter of John and Sarah (-----) Mahan. She was born 18 Oct 1780, Worcester, MA, and died 16 Dec 1858, Rutland, MA, aged 78 years 2 months 4 days, of epithelial cancer,[4] or 14 Oct 1858, Rutland, MA (recorded at Worcester, MA), aged 78 years 2 months, of cancer.[5]

He was born in Worcester, MA; was a farmer. His will is dated 28 Mar 1854, and proved 4 Mar 1856; resided Worcester, MA.

Children of Israel6 and Lucy (Mahan) Whitney:

i. Sarah7 Whitney, b. 13 Jun 1800, Worcester, MA;[6] d. 21 Aug 1888; m. Daniel Goddard; resided Worcester, MA. Son Luther D.; resided Worcester.
ii. Nancy Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1802, Worcester, MA;[7] d. 8 Jun 1854; m. Capt. Bezaleel White; resided Worcester, MA and Paris, ME. He was captain of the militia company that escorted Lafayette from Worcester to Boston in 1824. In 1828 he removed to Maine. He d. 27 Jun 1874. Children:
a. Mary Ann White, b. 30 Apr 1825; d. 30 Sep 1841.
b. Lucy Jane White, b. 20 Jun 1827; m. Francis E. Richards; resided Oxford, MA.
c. Eunice M. White, b. 20 Aug 1830; m. Paul Weixler; resided Worcester, MA.
d. Eliza W. White, b. 7 Mar 1833; d. 4 Mar 1872.
e. William B. White, b. 18 Aug 1835, was colonel in the war; resided Quincy, MA.
f. Sarah J. White, b. 20 Oct 1837; d. 30 Aug 1854.
g. George C. White, b. 4 Apr 1843.
iii. Mary Whitney, b. 2 May 1805, Worcester, MA;[8] d. 20 Apr 1868; m. (int. 5 Apr 1834, West Boylston, MA[9]) 22 Apr 1834, Worcester, MA, Calvin Flagg of West Boylston.[10] Children:
a. (daughter) Flagg, b. -----; d. 29 Sep 1840, West Boylston, MA.[11]
iv. Julia Whitney, b. 30 Jun 1807, Worcester, MA;[12] d. 10 Feb 1887; m. 2 Jan 1828, Worcester, MA, John C. Greenleaf of Warren, NH.[13] Son Levi C. Greenleaf, stock yards, Chicago.
v. Lucy M. Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1809, Worcester, MA;[14] d. 15 Jan 1850; m. 28 May 1832, Worcester, MA, Asa Thayer of Paris, ME.[15]
vi. Abigail Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1813, Worcester, MA;[16] d. 23 Mar 1862; m. 10 Aug 1848, Worcester, MA, Jonas Hartshorn;[17] resided Worcester.
vii. Joshua Whitney, b. 10 Mar 1815, Worcester, MA;[18] m. Caroline Pope.
viii. Almira Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1818, Worcester, MA;[19] d. 6 Feb 1905, Worcester, MA, aged 87 years 4 days, of old age;[20] m. 24 Nov 1836, Norway, ME, Loren H. Wrisley, "both of Norway";[21] s. p.
ix. John Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1820, Worcester, MA;[22] m. Martha Parks.
x. Eliza Whitney, born 17 Jan 1822, Worcester, MA;[23] m. ("of Worcester" int. 11 Jan 1846, Framingham, MA[24]) 28 Jan 1846, or 26 Jan 1846, Worcester, MA, David B. Fiske, b. ca. 1821, son of Josiah and Martha (-----) Fiske;[25] resided Framingham, MA. He was b. 13 Aug 1820. Children:
a. Sarah Emma Fiske, b. 15 Apr 1848; m. 11 Feb 1886, Dr. Elisha M. White of Boston, who d. 14 Jul 1890; res. Framingham, MA.
b. Ella Whitney Fiske, b. 1 Aug 1850; res. Framingham, MA.

Census

269 374 Israel Whitney 69 M - Farmer $12000 Mass. Lucy " 69 F - [Mass.] John " 28 M - " " Joseph McIntire 15 M - " Marietta Whitney 24 F - " Geo. H. " 6/12 M - "

* 1855, Worcester Ward 5, Worcester Co., MA:

372 569 Isarel Whitney 74 M - Farmer Mass. Lucy Whitney 74 F - Do Joshua Whitney 40 M - Merchant Do Maryetta Whitney 28 F - Do George H. Whitney 5 M - Do Ida Amelia Whitney 2 F - Do Joseph MacKentier 20 M - Farmer Do Caroline Whitney 38 F - England

References

1.^  "Israel [Whitney], s. Joshua and Mary,[born] Apr. 6, 1781," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Worcester Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Births 1714-1848; Marriages 1747-1848; Deaths, 1826-1848), Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, vol. 12 (1894).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 104, page 251.

3.^  "Israel [Whitney], and Lucy Mahan, [married] Feb. 23, 1800," according to Worcester Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 122, page 156.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 122, page 192.

6.^  "Sally [Whitney], d. of Isarel and Lucy, [born] June 13, 1800," according to Worcester Vital Records.

7.^  "Nancy [Whitney], d. of Israel and Lucy, [born] Sept. 8, 1802," according to Worcester Vital Records.

8.^  "Polly [Whitney], d. of Israel and Lucy, [born] May 2, 1805," according to Worcester Vital Records.

9.^  "Mary [Whitney] of Worcester and Calvin Flagg, int. April 5, 1834," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of West Boylston, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (1911).

10.^  "Mary [Whitney], and Calvin Flagg of West Boylston, [married] April 22, 1834," according to Worcester Vital Records.

11.^  "_____ [Flagg], inf. d. Calvin Flagg and Mary, [died] Sept. 29, 1840," according to West Boylston Vital Records.

12.^  "Julia [Whitney], d. Israel and Lucy, [born] June 30, 1807," according to Worcester Vital Records.

13.^  "Julia [Whitney], and John-C. Greenleaf of Warren, N.H., Jan. 2, 1828," according to Worcester Vital Records.

14.^  "Lucy-M. [Whitney], d. Israel and Lucy, [born] June 14, 1809," according to Worcester Vital Records.

15.^  "Lucy-M. [Whitney], and Asa Thayer, Jr., of Paris, Me., [married] May 28, 1832," according to Worcester Vital Records.

16.^  "Abigail [Whitney], d. Israel and Lucy, [born] Jan. 11, 1813," according to Worcester Vital Records.

17.^  "Abigail [Whitney], and Jonas Hartshorn, [married] Aug. 10, 1848," according to Worcester Vital Records.

18.^  "Joshua [Whitney], s. Israel and Lucy, [born] March 30, 1815," according to Worcester Vital Records.

19.^  "Elmira [Whitney], d. Israel and Lucy, [born] Feb. 2, 1818," according to Worcester Vital Records.

20.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/98 (Death), page 46.

21.^  "24 November 1836, Mr. Loren Wrisley and Miss Elmira Whitney, both of Norway, m. in Norway by Rubin Milner, MG.," according to McAllister, Donald L., and Lucille E. Nass, eds., Marriage Returns of Oxford County, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #16 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1993).

22.^  "John [Whitney], s. Israel and Lucy, [born] April 9, 1820," according to Worcester Vital Records.

23.^  "Eliza [Whitney], d. Israel and Lucy, [born] Jan. 17, 1822," according to Worcester Vital Records.

24.^  "Eliza [Whitney] of Worcester, and David Fisk, int. Jan. 11, 1846," according to Vital Records of Framingham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

25.^  "Eliza [Whitney], and David Fiske of Framingham, [married] Jan. 28, 1846," according to Worcester 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 19, page 208b.


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