Family:Whitney, Jackson (1806-1882)

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Jackson7 Whitney (Abraham6, Abner5, Jonas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Abraham6 and Rebecca (Hudson) Whitney, was born 7 Sep 1806, Hartford, VT, and died 6 Nov 1882, Northfield, VT.

He married, Oct 1827, Chester, VT, or 15 Apr 1829, Springfield, VT, Caroline Matilda Baker.[1] She was born 7 Jul 1806, Chester, VT, and died 2 May 1890, Hyde Park, MA, aged 81 years 9 months 5 days, of asthenia.[2] She was buried in Northfield, VT.

He was a millwright and owned and conducted mills at Braintree, Northfield, West Randolph and Chester. He resided Northfield, VT.

Children of Jackson7 and Caroline Matilda (Baker) Whitney:

i. May8 Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1829; m. Edwin O. Partridge; resided University Av., St. Anthony Park, MN; has 2 ch.
ii. Fanny E. Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1831; m. 29 Jan 1859, Edward F. Stephens; resided s.p. 29 Davidson St., Hyde Park, MA. He was in the First U.S. Sharpshooters during the war and participated in numerous battles.
iii. John B. Whitney, b. 27 Jan 1835; m. Elizabeth Caldwell.

Census

21 23 Daniel C. Smith 48 M - Farmer $650 Vt. 24 Jackson Whitney 41 " - Sawyer " Caroline M. " 41 F - " John B. " 15 M - " Attended school Fanny E. " 9 F - " Attended school

2579 2759 Jackson Whitney 52 M - Sawyer Vermont Caroline M. " 52 F - "

52 56 Whitney, Jackson 61 M W Works in Saw Mill $300 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Caroline M. 61 F W Keeping House Vermont Male citizen over 21

Jackson WHITNEY 72 Self M M W VT Teamster VT NH Caroline M. WHITNEY 72 Wife F M W VT Keeping House MA MA

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 410, page 352.


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