Family:Whitney, Ivers (1819-1889)

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Ivers9 Whitney (Joseph8, William7, William6, William5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Joseph8, was born 30 Jan 1819, Winchendon, MA,[1] and died 20 Apr 1889, Gardner, MA, aged 70 years 2 months 20 days, of consumption.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 27 Apr 1844, Winchendon, MA, for him and Lucy Whitney "of Gardner".[3] He married firstly, 23 May 1844, Gardner, MA, Lucy9 Whitney, his cousin, daughter of Seth8 and Sally (Wood) Whitney.[4] She was born 22 Jun 1821, and died 8 Mar 1857, Gardner, MA, aged 35 years, of suicide by insanity.[5]

He married secondly, 17 Apr 1860, Gardner, MA, Rhoda A. Adams, daughter of Daniel and Dinah/Diana (Metcalf) Adams.[6] She was born 9 Aug 1820, Westminster, MA, and died 24 Jan 1910, Gardner, MA, aged 89 years 5 months 15 days, of old age.[7] She was buried in Crystal Lake Cemetery, Gardner, MA.

Ivers Whitney was a farmer and in company with his father carried on the farming business. In 1856 he was elected one of the assessors, and with the exception of the following year held the office for twenty-seven consecutive years or until his health would not admit of it. He also held the office of overseer of poor for nineteen years, besides other minor offices. He was noted for his integrity, and generally respected by all classes. He resided Gardner, MA.

Children of Ivers9 and Lucy (Whitney) Whitney:

i. Marcus10 Whitney, b. 13 Sep 1846, Gardner, MA;[8] m. Luella Brooks.
ii. Emma Eliza Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1856, Gardner, MA;[9] unmarried; resided Gardner.

Child of Ivers9 and Rhoda (Adams) Whitney:

iii. Lucy Ella10 Whitney, b. 11 Sep 1863, Gardner, MA;[10] m. 9 Aug 1894, Gardner or Orange, MA, G. Carl Spencer, b. ca. 1871, Orange, MA, son of Joseph and Susan M. (Carpenter) Spencer.[11]

Census

216 285 Joseph Whitney 56 M - Farmer $5700 Massachusetts Nancy " 57 F - " Eliza " 29 F - " Caroline " 25 F - " 286 Ivers Whitney 31 M - Farmer " Lucy " 29 F - " Marcus " 3 M - "

156 204 Joseph Whitney 2d 61 M - Farmer Mass. Anna Whitney 57 F - " Caroline Whitney 30 F - " 205 Ivers Whitney 36 M - Farmer " Lucy Whitney 34 M - " Marcus Whitney 9 M - "

41 45 Joseph Whitny 66 M - Farmer $6500 $600 Massachusetts Nancy " 62 F - " Caroline " 35 F - " 46 Ivers Whitney 41 M - Farmer $700 - " Rhoda " 38 F - " Marcus W. " 13 M - " Attended school Emma E. " 4 F - "

353 467 Ivers Whitney 46 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Rhoda Whitney 44 F - Mass. M House Keeper - - - - - Manus Whitney 18 M - Mass. S Chair Maker - - - - - Emma E. Whitney 9 F - Mass. - - - - - - Lucy E. Whitney 1 F - Mass. - - - - - -

44 68 Whitney, Ivers 51 M W Assessor of Taxes $2000 $2500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Rhoda 43 F W Keeping house " -----, Emma E. 14 F W Attends School " Attended school -----, Lucy E. 6 F W At home " 69 Adams, Daniel 82 M W No occupation $2300 " Male citizen over 21 70 Presson, Letsie 67 F W No occupation "

Ivers WHITNEY 61 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Rhoda WHITNEY 59 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Emma E. WHITNEY 24 Dau F S W MA Seamstress MA MA Lucy E. WHITNEY 16 Dau F S W MA MA MA

189 274 Whitney, Rhoda A. Head W F Aug 1820 79 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house -----, Emma E. SDau W F Mar 1856 44 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts 275 Putnam, Frank E. Head W M Feb 1856 44 mar 19 Massachusetts Vermont Vermont Wood Moulder, Rents house -----, Adah S. Wife W F Mar 1855 45 mar 19 1ch 1liv Massachusetts New York New Hampshire -----, Cleon F. Son W M Mar 1897 3 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Ivas [Whitney], s. Joseph 2d and Nancy, [born] Jan. 30, 1819," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 402, page 499.

3.^  "Ivers [Whitney] and Lucy Whitney of Gardner, int. Apr. 27, 1844," according to Winchendon 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 7, page 121, and volume 13, page 155.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 113, page 135.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 137, page 182.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1910/44 (death), page 457.

8.^  "Marcus [Whitney], s. Ivers and Lucy, [born] Sept. 13, 1846," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Gardner, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1907). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 23, page 209.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 98, page 231.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 161, page 163.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 444, page 398, and volume 442, page 540.


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