Family:Whitney, Joel Parker (1835-1913)

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Joel Parker8 Whitney (George7, Joseph6, Benjamin5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of George7 and Sophia (Greenwood) Whitney, was born 27 Jun 1835 (said 1834 by Pierce), Gardner, MA, and died 17 Jan 1913, Del Monte, CA.

He married firstly, 30 Jun 1858, West Roxbury, MA, Frances Keith, daughter of Cardinal [sic] and Deborah (-----) Keith.[1] She was born about 1832, Roxbury, MA, and died 27 Jun 1871, Somerville, MA, aged 39 years, of brain disease, exhaustion, daughter of William and Sarah C. (-----) Keith [sic].[2] Her birth record has not been found.

He married secondly, 20 Dec 1881, Sacramento, CA, Lucy Ann Chadwick. She was born 15 Oct 1847, England, and died 1926.

On 5 May 1873, he registered as a voter, when he was recorded as a merchant, aged 37, born MA, living at 322 Turk St., San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA. On 6 Jul 1886, he registered as a voter, when he was recorded as aged 50, born MA, living at Lincoln, Placer Co., CA. He was still on the roll in 1888.

On 1 Aug 1887, he and his family were on a passenger list for the ship "Umbria", from Liverpool, England, to New York, NY.

For his biography, see this page at Ancestry.com.

Children of Joel Parker8 and Frances (Keith) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of Joel Parker8 and Lucy Ann (Chadwick) Whitney:

i. Joel Parker9 Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1879 or 12 Jul 1878, England; d. 23 Jul 1924; m.(1) Abby Josephine "Daisy" Parrott; m.(2) Louise Carpenter.
ii. Vincent Whitney, b. 13 May 1880, NY; d. 9 Jun 1966, San Francisco, CA; m.(1) Dec 1906, Pearl Price Landers; m.(2) ca. 1926, Eunice Elizabeth Hewson.
iii. Helen Beryl Whitney, b. 1 Oct 1884, ME; d. Nov 1937; m.(1) 23 Jun 1903, Malden, MA, Thomas Hetherington Graydon, b. ca. 1881, Cincinnati, OH, son of Thomas H. and Annie (Hethrington) Graydon,[3] divorced 1909, San Francisco, CA; m.(2) before 1913, ----- Wheeler, divorced; m.(3) before 1920, James G. Blaine, divorced.

Census

45 45 George Whitney 49 M - House Furnishing Mass. Sophia " 43 F - " Joel P. " 15 M - " Francis L. " 13 M - " Ellen M. " 9 F - Louisianna Adelaide " 5 F - " James " 3 M - "

1340 1854 William Mitchell 56 M - Grove Hall House $5000 Scotland [Hotel] ... J. Parker Whitney 26 M - Paints & Oils $3000 Mass. Frances " 25 F - " ...

Boarding House 841 1299 Rand, Hannah P. 45 F W Keeping House $75000 $6000 Mass. ... Whitney, J. Parker 40 M W No Business N. Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Frank 35 F W At Home Mass. ...

"Frank" may be his wife Frances.

  • 1880: not found. Probably in England.
  • 1900: not found.
  • 1910: not found.
  • 1920, Placer Co., CA: widow Lucy A. living with daughter H. Beryl Blaine.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 118, page 244.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 239, page 215, and volume 14, page 607 (amended).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 537, page 493.


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