Family:Whitney, Joel (1806-1871)

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Joel7 Whitney (Jonathan6, Caleb5, Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Jonathan6 and Lucy (Wheeler) Whitney, was born 2 Jun 1806, Sterling, MA,[1] and died 1 Nov 1871, Fitchburg, MA, aged 65 years 5 months, of paralysis, married, farmer.[2]

He married, Seraph Warren Sawyer, daughter of James and Seraph (Baldwin) Sawyer. She was born 1 Dec 1815, or about 9 Dec 1816, Templeton, MA, and died 2 Mar 1894, Fitchburg, MA, aged 77 years 2 months 23 days, of Bright's disease, resided Baldwinville, housewife.[3]

He resided Sterling, MA.

Children of Joel7 and Seraph Warren (Sawyer) Whitney:

i. Lucy Jane8 Whitney, b. ca. 1836, Templeton, MA; d. 6 Sep 1901, Fitchburg, MA, aged 65 years 5 months 6 days, of blood poisoning;[4] "Jennie L." m. 31 Oct 1858, Templeton, MA, Henry F. Smith, b. ca. 1835, Lancaster, MA, son of Joshua Smith;[5] res. Central St., Fitchburg, MA; 2 ch.
ii. Joel Whitney, b. ca. 1837, MA; resided Templeton, MA; unmarried in 1880.
iii. James Sawyer Whitney, b. ca. 31 Jan 1840, MA; d. 18 Oct 1860, Templeton, MA, aged 20 years 8 months 18 days, of typhoid fever.[6]
iv. Laura A. Whitney, b. ca. 1839, Templeton, MA; m. 25 Nov 1868, Springfield, MA, or 26 Nov 1868, Templeton, MA, Joseph W. Blake, b. ca. 1833, Derry, NH, son of William and Mary A. (-----) Blake;[7] resided Templeton, MA.
v. Adelaide Christina Whitney, b. ca. 5 Apr 1841, Templeton, MA; "Addie C." d. 23 Jun 1905, Gardner, MA, aged 64 years 2 months 18 days, of chronic gastritis; bur. Green Lawn Cemetery, Baldwinville, MA;[8] unmarried.
vi. Mary W. Whitney, b. ca. 1842, Templeton, MA; m. 26 Nov 1863, Fitchburg or Templeton, MA, Charles L. Noyes, b. ca. 1842, Gardner, MA, son of Henry J. and Jane L. (-----) Noyes;[9] resided Gardner, MA.
vii. Augustus S. Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1844, Templeton, MA;[10] m. Sarah A. Moulton.
viii. Ella S. Whitney, b. ca. 1845, Templeton, MA; m. 27 Nov 1867, Fitchburg or Templeton, MA, James H. Warner, b. ca. 1844, Dedham, MA, son of John S. and Frances B. (-----) Warner;[11] resided Fitchburg, MA.
ix. Fanny S. Whitney, b. ca. 5 Nov 1846, MA; d. 23 Jan 1861, Templeton, MA, aged 14 years 2 months 18 days, of typhoid fever;[12] unmarried.
x. Charles Hastings Whitney, b. -- Oct 1848, Templeton, MA;[13] m. Fanny Augusta Warner.
xi. Edwin K. Whitney, b. ca. 1850, MA; d. 15 May 1905, Gardner, MA, aged 53 years 3 months, of apoplexy; bur. Green Lawn Cemetery, Templeton, MA; unmarried.[14]
xii. Eden S. Whitney, b. ca. 1852, MA.
xiii. Emma M. Whitney, b. ca. 1854, MA; m. 25 Mar 1872, Fitchburg, MA, James E. Harrington, b. ca. 1850, Leominster, MA, son of James A. and Arvilla A. (-----) Harrington;[15] 1 son.
xiv. Hattie A. Whitney, b. 1 Nov 1858, Templeton, MA [given name omitted];[16] m. 27 Oct 1880, Fitchburg or Waltham, MA, Henry C. Duncan, b. ca. 1853, Kittery, ME, son of Charles and Emma (-----) Duncan.[17]

Census

198 154 Joel Whitney 43 M - Farmer $3100 Massachusetts Seraph W. " 32 F - " Lucy F. Whitney 14 F - Massachusetts Attended school Joel " 2d 13 M - " Attended school Laura " 12 F - " Attended school James " 11 M - " Attended school Adelaide " 10 F - " Attended school Mary " 8 F - " Attended school Augustus " 7 M - " Attended school Ellen " 5 F - " Attended school Charles " 2 M - " Edwin " 4/12 M - " Fanny " 3 F - "

50 73 Joel Whitney 49 M - Farmer Mass. Seraph B. Whitney 37 F - " Lucy T. Whitney 19 F - " Joel Whitney Jr. 18 M - " Laura A. Whitney 16 F - " James S. Whitney 15 M - " Christina. Whitney 14 F - " Mary W. Whitney 13 F - " Augustus S. Whitney 11 M - " Ella S. Whitney 10 F - " Fanny L. Whitney 8 F - " Charles H. Whitney 6 M - " Edwin K. Whitney 5 M - " Eden S. Whitney 4 M - " Emma M. Whitney 1 F - "

278 380 Joel Whitney 54 M - Farmer $1000 $500 Mass. Seraph B. " 43 F - " James S. " 20 M - Chair Maker $75 - " Lansa A. " 21 F - Dress Maker " Adelade C. " 19 F - " Mary W. " 17 F - " Attended school Agustus S. " 16 M - " Attended school Ella S. " 14 F - " Attended school Fanny L. " 13 F - " Attended school Charles H. " 11 M - " Attended school Edwin K. " 10 M - " Attended school Eden S. " 8 M - " Attended school Emma N. " 6 F - " Attended school Hattie " 1 F - " 381 Otis P. Moore 23 M - Mechanic $150 " Ellen M. " 20 F - N.H. Byron O. " 1 M - Mass.

247 337 Jonathan Whitney 57 M - Chair Maker $1000 $300 Mass. Lorinda " 51 F - " Jonathan M. " 27 M - Chair Maker $200 " Lucy H. " 12 F - " Attended school Joel " Jr. 23 M - Chair Maker " Charles F. Covell 35 M - " $300 " Joseph A. Hyatt 32 M - " Canada Horace A. Warren 22 M - " $75 $500 Mass. Elijah A. " 17 M - " $500 "

86 104 Joel Whitney 59 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Sarah W. Whitney 48 F - " " Housekeeper - - - - - Charles H. Whitney 17 M - " S Farmer - - - - - Edwin K. Whitney 15 M - " " " - - - - - Eden S. Whitney 14 M - " " - - - - - Emma M. Whitney 11 F - " " - - - - - Hattie A. Whitney 7 " - " " - - - - -

199 280 Wm. P. Taylor 39 M - Vermont M Inspector - - 1 1 - Julia Taylor 34 F - Mass. M - - - - - Wm. E. Taylor 11 M - New York S - - - - - Julia E. Taylor 8 F - Mass. S - - - - - Rosewell E. Taylor 5 M - do S - - - - - Geo P. Taylor 2 M - do S - - - - - P. M. Taylor 5m M - do S - - - - - Ella S. Whitney 19 F - do S - - - - -

861 1148 Whitney, Joel 63 M W Farm Laborer - $700 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -------, Seraph B. 52 F W Keeping House Mass. -------, Edwin K. 20 M W Works in Chair Shop Mass. -------, Addie C. 29 F W Works in Palm Leaf Shop Mass. -------, Eden S. 18 M W Works in Cotton Mill Mass. -------, Emma M. 16 F W At School Mass. Attended school -------, Hattie A. 11 F W At School Mass. Attended school Sampson, Lirris H. 20 F W Tailoress Mass. Blodget, Maria L. C. 18 F W Music Teacher Mass.

332 407 Stockwell, Moses B. 44 M W Teamster $100 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza J. 34 F W Keeping house " Hunt, Lura A. 56 F W No occupation Vermont 408 Blake, Joseph W. 35 M W Works in Chair Shop $1500 $150 New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Laura E. 31 F W Keeping house Mass. Whitney, Joel 33 M W Works in Chair Shop " Male citizen over 21

Seraph WHITNEY 63 Self F W W NH Keeping House NH NH Adelade WHITNEY 39 Dau F S W MA Keeping House NH NH Edwin WHITNEY 29 Son M S W MA Works Chair Shop NH NH Eden WHITNEY 27 Son M S W MA Works Cotton Mill NH NH Hattie A. WHITNEY 21 Dau F S W MA Works Palm Leaf Shop NH NH

Joseph W. BLAKE 46 Self M M W NH Wks Chair Shop NH NH Laura A. BLAKE 41 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Mary A. BLAKE 9 Dau F S W MA At School NH MA Joseph E. BLAKE 7 Son M S W MA At School NH MA Edon W. BLAKE 4 Son M S W MA At School NH MA Joel WHITNEY 43 BroL M S W MA Wks Chair Shop MA MA

237 379 Whitney, Adelaide C. Head W F Apr 1851 49 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house

Her age is greatly underrstated.

52 80 Colburn, George Head W M Jul 1820 79 mar 16 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Landlord, Owns mortgaged house -----, Addie I. Wife W F Aug 1856 43 mar 16 0ch 0liv Vermont Vermont Massachusetts Whitney, Edwin K. Ldgr W M Feb 1852 48 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Runs a cylinder (chair) 81 Houghton, J. H. Head W M Oct 1865 34 mar 4 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Grocer & provision dealer, Rents house -----, Leonora Wife W F Jan 1871 29 mar 4 0ch 0liv Connecticut Connecticut Maine Northrop, Mary E. MiL W F Apr 1848 52 wid Maine Maryland Rhode Island

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Joel [Whitney], s. Jonathan and Lucy, [born] June 2, 1806," according to Frances Pratt Tapley, comp., Vital Records of Sterling, Massachusetts (Sterling, MA: Historical Commission, 1976).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 240, pages 310 and 253.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 447, page 600.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 518, page 325.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 119, page 204.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 140, page 246.

7.^  "Laura A. [Whitney], and Joseph W. Blake, m. 25 Nov 1868," according to International Genealogical Index, batch numbers C541431-C541434, M541431-M541433. Also, "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, and volume 210, page 282.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/44 (death), page 511.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 164, pages 173 and 224.

10.^  "Augustus T. [Whitney], s. Joel and Saraph, [born] Jan. 17, 1844," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Templeton, 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 5, page 235.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 201, pages 208 and 270.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 149, page 298.

13.^  "Charles [Whitney], s. Joel and Seraph, [born] Oct. --, 1848," according to Templeton 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 36, page 385.

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 487.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 246, page 253.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 116, page 231.

17.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 318, page 253, and volume 317, page 221.


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