Family:Whitney, Jacob (1804-1873)

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Jacob7 Whitney (Jabez6, Jacob5, Jonas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Jabez6 and Elizabeth (-----) Whitney, was born 4 Nov 1804, Orange, MA,[1] and died 1873 [not in MA VRs 1841-1910]. He was buried in Phillipston Center Cemetery, Phillipston, MA.[2]

He "Mr." married, 24 Aug 1828, Ware, MA, "Miss" Sally Pratt "both of Ware",[3] daughter of Jabez and Rebecca (Shepherdson) Pratt. She was born about 5 Oct 1807, Royalston, MA, and died 5 Jan 1885, Westfield, MA, aged 76 years, of diabetes.[4] She was buried in Phillipston Center Cemetery, Phillipston, MA.[5]

Children of Jacob7 and Sally (Pratt) Whitney:

i. Sarah R.7 Whitney, b. ca. 16 Sep 1829, Ware, MA; d. 15 Nov 1852, Phillipston, MA, aged 23 years 1 month 29 days, of consumption; unmarried.[6] She was buried in Phillipston Center Cemetery, Phillipston, MA.[7]
ii. John P. Whitney, b. ca. 1832, Grafton, MA; m. Emma A. Foskett.
iii. Charles Mayo Whitney, b. 23 Oct 1833, Wayland, MA; m. Laura Acenath Maxfield.
iv. Elizabeth M. Whitney, b. ca. 1836, MA; "of Phillipston" m. 25 Apr 1859, Winchendon, MA, Francis Emerson Grout of North Dana, b. ca. 1832, Pelham, MA, son of Orra and Malinda (Randall) Grout.[8] Resided Dana, MA, 1860, and Westfield, MA, 1870-1910.
v. Alonzo Jacob Whitney, b. ca. 4 Aug 1839, Framingham, MA; m.(1) Frances A. Billings; m.(2) Annie M. Joiner; m.(3) Melissa J. Rice.
vi. Harriet M. Whitney, b. ca. 1842, MA; living 1855; no further record found.
vii. Esther Desire Fuller Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1844, Athol, MA;[9] m. 29 Aug 1862, Petersham, MA, Henry H. Lindsey of Petersham, b. ca. 1841, New Salem, MA, son of Asa C. and D. M. (Brooks)(Stone) Lindsey; farmer.[10]
viii. George Hoyt Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1847, Phillipston, MA,[11] d. 7 Feb 1848, Phillipston, MA, aged 9 months, 24 days, of lung fever.[12] He was buried in Phillipston Center Cemetery, Phillipston, MA.[13]
viii. James Warren Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1850, Phillipston, MA;[14] d. 28 Oct 1859, Phillipston, MA, aged 9 years 1 month 13 days, of typhoid fever.[15]
ix. George L. Whitney, b. 3 or 13 Jan 1853, Phillipston, MA;[16] d. 19 Jan 1855, Phillipston, MA, aged 2 years 5 days, of canker rash;[17] bur. Phillipston Center Cemetery, Phillipston, MA.[18]

Census Records

49 56 Jacob Whitney 46 M - Farmer $850 Mass. Sally " 43 F - " Sarah R. " 20 F - " Attended school John P. " 18 M - Laborer " Attended school Elizabeth M. " 14 F - " Attended school Jacob A. " 10 M - " Attended school Harriet M. " 8 F - " Attended school Esther D. F. " 5 F - " Attended school

39 39 Jacob Whitney 50 M - Farmer Mass. Sally Whitney 47 F - " Jacob A. Whitney 16 M - " Harriot M. Whitney 13 F - " Ester D. F. Whitney 10 F - " James W. Whitney 5 M - "

1194 1353 Jacob Whitney 55 M - Farmer $500 Mass. Sally " 52 F - " Ester D. T. " 15 F - Chair Seater " Attended school 1354 John P. " 28 M - Farmer $50 " Married in year Emina " 19 F - " Married in year

93 118 Jacob Whitney 60 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Sally Whitney 57 F - " M House Keeper - - - - -

579 736 Whitney, Jacob 64 M W Bread Peddler Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 62 F W Keeping House Mass. Illiterate

Henry H. LINDSEY 39 Self M M W MASS Farmer MASS NH Esther D. LINDSEY 34 Wife F M W MASS Keep House MASS MASS Myra E. LINDSEY 14 Dau F S W MASS Attending School MASS MASS Frank A. LINDSEY 10 Son M S W MASS Attending School MASS MASS Lewis H. LINDSEY 4 Son M S W MASS MASS MASS Lizzie May LINDSEY 2 Dau F S W MASS MASS MASS Sally WHITNEY 72 MotL F W W MASS MASS MASS

  • 1880, granddaughter Alice not found.

References

1.^  "Jacob [Whitney], ch. Jabez and Elizabeth, [born] Nov. 4, 1804," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, "Vital Records of Orange, Massachusetts, to 1891" (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, Oxford, MA, 1983).

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #36222346, Jacob Whitney.

3.^  "Jacob [Whitney], Mr., and Miss Sarah Pratt, b. of Ware, [married] 24 Aug 1828," according to Jay Mack Holbrook, Massachusetts Vital Records, Ware 1735-1893 (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, 1987).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 364, page 409.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #36222360, Sally Pratt Whitney.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 68, page 140.

7.^  Find A Grave memorial #36222080, Sarah R. Whitney.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 128, page 240.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 11, page 163.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 155, page 196.

11.^  "George Hoyt [Whitney], s. Jacob and Sally, [born] April 16, 1847," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Phillipston, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1906). 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 239.

12.^  "George Hoyt [Whitney], s. Jacob and Sally, [died] Feb. 7, 1848, a. 9m. 24d. Lung fever.," according to Phillipston 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 95, page 146.

13.^  Find A Grave memorial #36222166, George Hoyt Whitney.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 44, page 184.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 133, page 144.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 74, page 207.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 95, page 146.

18.^  Find A Grave memorial #36221876, George L. Whitney.


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