Family:Whitney, Israel C. (c1816-1862)

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Israel C. Whitney, parentage unknown, was born about 1816, Augusta, ME, or Chichester, NH, and died 4 Nov 1862, New Orleans, LA, in the Union Army. He was buried first in Monument Cemetery, New Orleans, LA, gravesite 7-48,[1] then disinterred and reburied in Chalmette National Cemetery, LA, Section 53, Grave 4193, a soldier from MA.[2]

He married firstly, 26 Aug 1838, Epsom, NH, Lydia I. Marden,[3] daughter of William and Mary (Norris) Marden. She was born about 1805, NH, and died 5 Sep 1855, Loudon, NH. She was buried in Marden Cemetery, Epsom, NH.

He married secondly, 26 Jun 1856, Canterbury, NH, Caroline B. Hoag, of Chichester, NH,[4] daughter of James M. and Lucy (Andrews) Hoag. She was born 19 Jun 1817, Pittsfield, NH, and died 27 Apr 1902, Pittsfield, NH. They may have been divorced, since both remarried. She married secondly, 2 Nov 1863, Pittsfield, NH, Luther H. Smith.[5]

He married secondly, before 1857, Sarah Ann Sewell, daughter of Samuel and Betsey (Whitney) Sewell. She was born 14 May 1832, Northfield, NH, and died 18 Sep 1911, Boscawen, NH, aged 79 years.[6]

He served in the 6th Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery, in the Civil War. Born Chichester; aged 43; res. Canterbury; enl. July 30, '62, for 3 yrs., as Priv. Died 4 Nov '62, New Orleans, LA.[7]

On 21 Jun 1866, Sarah A. Whitney applied for a widow's pension for Israel C. Whitney's service in the 6th Independent Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery. Application No. 128,614, Certificate No. 86,289.[8]

On 1 Jan 1883, Sarah A. Whitney of Northfield, NH, is listed on the roll of pensioners.[9]

Children of Israel C. and Lydia I. (Marden) Whitney:

i. Charles W. Whitney, b. ca. 1841, Epsom, NH; d. 15 Apr 1882, Boston, MA, aged 41 years, of liver disease;[10] m. 31 Mar 1860, Epsom, NH, Sarah P. Dickey,[11] b. ca. 22 Feb 1840, d. 22 Sep 1864, aged 24 years 7 months, bur. Hopkinson Cemetery, Epsom, NH; m.(2) 1 Oct 1868, Charlestown, MA (also Boston, MA), Julia Ann Dennett,[12] b. 19 Mar 1852, Portsmouth, NH (recorded in Charlestown, MA), d. aft. 1880, dau. of Charles H. and Julia A. (Coochee) Dennett; cabinet-maker.[13]

Children of Israel C. and Caroline B. (Hoag) Whitney:

ii. Carrie E. Whitney, b. ca. 10 Mar 1857, Pittsfield, NH; d. 27 Oct 1928, Pittsfield, NH, aged 71 years 7 months 17 days, of acute nephritis;[14] m.(1) 29 Nov 1876, Hopkinton, NH, Charles H. Chapman;[15] m.(2) 14 Sep 1916, Pittsfield, NH, Charles D. Bennett.[16]

Children of Israel C. and Sarah Ann (Sewell) Whitney:

iii. Mary E. Whitney, b. ca. 26 Oct 1857, Canterbury, NH; d. 31 Mar 1885, Hopkinton, NH, aged 27 years 5 months 5 days, of consumption;[17] m. 20 Nov 1875, Webster, NH, Ezekiel F. "Frank" Getchell.[18]
iv. George W. Whitney, b. ca. 1860, NH; d. 10 Dec 1907, Canterbury, NH;[19] m. 7 Feb 1893, Tilton, NH, Sarah Armstrong.[20]
v. Daniel Webster Whitney, b. Sep 1862, Northfield, NH; m. Jennie M. Longeway.

Notes

If he was born in Augusta, ME, then it seems possible that he was identical to Isaac7 Whitney, Jr., born 2 Apr 1816, Augusta, ME, son of Isaac6 and Elizabeth (Parlin) Whitney, q.v.

Census

137 139 Israel Whitney 34 M - Farmer $500 New Hampshire Lydia " 45 F - " Charles " 9 M - " Attended school

200 253 Wm. P. Kelley 50 M W Ird. W Laborer - - 1 1 - Wm. F. " 23 M " Quincey, Mass. S " - - 1 1 - Caroline F. " 19 F " Lexington, " " - - - - - George E. " 15 M " Roxbury, " " - - - - - Charles W. Whitney 24 M " Portsmouth, N.H. S Laborer - - 1 1 - James Lee 21 M " Burlington, Mass. " " - - - - - Ellen Buhan 25 F " Ird. " Servant - - - - -

219 201 Whitney, Sarah A. 30 F W Keeping House N.H. -----, Mary A. 12 F W N.H. Attended school -----, George W. 10 M W N.H. Attended school

457 696 White, Erastus 52 M W Provision Dealer (Ret) $2000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 ... Whitney, Charles 35 M W Cabinet Maker Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Julia 31 F W No occupation Maine

Chas. W. WHITNEY 38 Self M M W NH Cabinet Maker NH NH Julia A. WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH

155 161 Sarah A. widow of Whitney, Israel C. Private - 6 MA Bat -- --- 1861 -- --- 1862 Northfield Depot, NH Died Hospital New Orleans November 4 1862

Whitney, Sarah A. Head W F May 1832 68 wid 4ch 3liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Nurse, Owns free farm

  • 1910, Boscawen, Merrimack Co., NH: widow Sarah A. Whitny, 77, inmate in apparently the poorhouse.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  U.S., Burial Registers, Military Posts and National Cemeteries, 1862-1960, at Ancestry.com.

2.^  Archive:Civil War, National Cemeteries.

3.^  New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947, at Ancestry.com. Also, "Isaac G. Whitney & Lydia I. Marden, m. 26 Aug 1838, NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

4.^  "Israel C. Whitney & Caroline Hoag, m. 26 Jun 1856, Canterbury, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index. Also [http://interactive.ancestry.com/5241/41267_308293-03204/510293 New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947], at Ancestry.com.

5.^  "Caroline Whitney & Luther H. Smith, m. 2 Nov 1863, Pittsfield, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index. Also, "Caroline Whitney & Luther H. Smith, m. 5 Nov 1868, NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

6.^  New Hampshire, Death and Burial Records Index, 1654-1949, at Ancestry.com.

7.^  Revised register of the soldiers and sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, at Ancestry.com.

8.^  U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, at Ancestry.com.

9.^  List of pensioners on the roll, January 1, 1883, Vols. 1-5, at Ancestry.com.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 339, page 94.

11.^  "Charles W. Whitney (b. Epsom, NH, s. of Israel) & Sarah P. Dickey, m. 31 Mar 1860, NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index. Also New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947, at Ancestry.com. Also [http://interactive.ancestry.com/5241/41267_308293-02948/510165 New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947], at Ancestry.com.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 209, page 147.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 209, page 47; also volume 210, page 135.

14.^  New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947, at Ancestry.com.

15.^  "Carrie E. Whitney (b. 1857, Pittsfield, NH, d. of Israel C. Whitney & Caroline B.) & Charles H. Chapman, m. 29 Nov 1876, Hopkinton, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

16.^  New Hampshire, Death and Burial Records Index, 1654-1949, at Ancestry.com.

17.^  New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947, at Ancestry.com.

18.^  "Mary E. Whitney (b. 1857, Canterbury, NH, d. of Israel C. Whitney & Sarah A.) & Ezekiel F. Getchell, m. 20 Nov 1875, Webster, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

19.^  New Hampshire, Death and Burial Records Index, 1654-1949, at Ancestry.com.

20.^  "George W. Whitny (b. 1860, ME, s. of Israel D. & Sarah A. [Sewell]) & Sarah Armstrong, m. 7 Feb 1893, Tilton, Belknap Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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