Family:Whitney, Joel W. (c1818-1863)

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Joel W.7 Whitney (Abel6, Elijah5, Elijah4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Abel6 and Phebe (Hopkins) Whitney, was born about 1818, Williamstown, VT, and died 6 May 1863, New Bedford, MA, aged 45 years, of diphtheria, res. Bellville, peddler.[1]

He married firstly, 25 Feb 1849, Williamstown, VT, Hannah L. Russ, both of Williamstown, VT.[2] She was born about 1829, VT, and died 21 Mar 1850, Williamstown, VT, aged 21 years. She was buried in West Hill Cemetery, Williamstown, VT.[3]

He married secondly, 6 Jul 1854, New Bedford, MA, Sarah Ann Taber,[4] daughter of Peter and Ruhama (Jones) Taber. She was born 5 Nov 1827, New Bedford, MA, and died 22 Aug 1909, Pembroke, MA, aged 81 years 9 months 17 days, of chronic nephritis.[5]

Children of Joel W.7 and Hannah (Russ) Whitney, if any, unknown. Since she died 13 months after marriage, there probably were none.

Children of Joel W.7 and Sarah Ann (Taber) Whitney:

i. Joel Lyman8 Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1855, New Bedford, MA;[6] d. 5 Nov 1878, at sea; he was a Machinist with Fire Dept Engine 2, and a member of Militia, Company G. On 10 Jul 1876 he signed on as member of the crew of Whaling Bark "Minnesota" of New Bedford, MA. On 5 Nov 1878 he was killed as Boat Steerer while killing a whale in the Indian Ocean.
ii. Charles Frederick Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1857, MA (record not found); d. 21 Jul 1943, Sacramento, CA; m. 3 Jul 1887, Chico, Butte Co., CA, Susan Catherine Dugan, b. 29 Sep 1870, CA, and d. 10 Jul 1901, CA. On 4 Dec 1871 he signed on as member of the crew of Whaling Bark "Camilla" of New Bedford, MA. Between 1871 and 1876 they sailed around South America on "Camilla", and he left ship in San Francisco. In 1876 the bark "Camilla" was iced in in the arctic and abandoned by the crew. See a public tree at Ancestry.com, and another.
iii. James P. Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1858, New Bedford, MA [given name omitted];[7] d. after 1920, then unmarried.
iv. Dwight M. Whitney, b. 23 Dec 1861, New Bedford, MA [given name omitted];[8] d. 28 or 25 May 1863, New Bedford, MA, aged 1 year 5 months 2 days, of chronic croup.[9]
iv. Horace Whitney, "Harris W." b. 8 Aug 1863, New Bedford, MA;[10] m. 15 Oct 1890, Whitman, MA, Myra L. Bickford;[11] d. 30 Oct 1941. See a public tree at Ancestry.com.

Census

352 1 I. W. Whitney 37 M - Pedlar Vt. Sarah A. " 27 F - " Joel D. " 5m M - " 2 Mr. Burr 55 M - Laborer " Mrs. " 49 F - "

954 1356 Joel W. Whitney 42 M - Pedlar $700 Vt. Sarah " 32 F - Ms. Joel L. " 5 M - " Charles P. " 3 M - " James P. " 2 M - " Roseanna Taber 67 F - " Lydia Sweet 75 F - "

617 769 Sarah A. Whitney 37 F - Massachusetts W Seamstress - - - - - Ruhumah Taber 72 F - Massachusetts W - - - - - James P. Whitney 6 M - Massachusetts - - - - - Horace W. Whitney 2 M - Massachusetts - - - - - Samuel Pierce 25 M - Massachusetts S - - 1 1 -

489 574 Augustus Harrington 57 M - Massachusetts M - - - - - Hannah Harrington 43 F - Massachusetts M - - - - - Herbert Harrington 16 M - Massachusetts M - - - - - Joel L. Whitney 10 M - Massachusetts M - - - - -

103 103 Taber, Ruhama 77 F W At home Massachusetts Whitney, Sarah 43 F W Keeping house $400 -- Massachusetts -----, Joel 13 M W Seaman Massachusetts Attended school -----, Charles 11 M W Attending school Massachusetts -----, James 10 M W Attending school Massachusetts Attended school -----, Horace 6 M W Attending school Massachusetts Attended school Peirce, Horace 23 M W Tin Pedler Massachusetts Male citizen over 21

Sarah A. WHITNEY 52 Self F W W MA Keeps House MA MA Horace WHITNEY 26 Son M S W MA Laborer MA MA

L. H. RAYMOND 48 Self M M W MA Shoe Maker MA MA Mary C. RAYMOND 48 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA B. A. F. RAYMOND 13 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Geo. L. RAYMOND 26 Son M M W MA Shoe Maker MA MA Ida W. RAYMOND 21 DauL F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Wm. L. RAYMOND 11M GSon M S W MA MA MA James P. WHITNEY 21 Oth M S W MA Shoe Maker MA MA Wm. P. STEAD 40 Oth M S W CAN Painter CAN CAN H. W. GODFREY 68 MotL F W W MA Keeping House MA MA

200 211 Whitney, Sarah Head W F Nov 1828 71 wid 10 5ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns free house Harrington, Hannah Brdr W F Feb 1820 80 wid 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

49 62 Peasley, William A. Head W M Jun 1838 61 mar 35 Massachusetts New Hampshire Massachusetts Carpenter, Rents free house -----, Josephine B. Wife W F May 1840 60 mar 35 1ch 1liv Maine New Hampshire Massachusetts Travers, Louisa W. Srvt W F Dec 1880 19 sgl P.E.I. P.E.I. P.E.I. Servant, Immig. 1858 Whitney, James P. Ldgr W M Dec 1858 41 sgl Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts Laster-shoe fcty. Keith, Lucien B. Ldgr W M Apr 1853 47 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Laster-shoe fcty.

239 302 Whitney, Horace W. Head W M Aug 1863 36 mar 9 Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts Laster, Owns mortgaged house -----, Myra L. Wife W F Apr 1868 32 mar 9 1ch 1liv Massachusetts New Hampshire Massachusetts -----, Mildred L. Dau W F Aug 1891 8 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

  • 1910, 15 Stanislaus St., San Joachin Co., Stockton, CA: James P. Whitney, 51, single, owns cobbler shop.
  • 1920, American, Sacramento Co., CA: James P. Whitney, 61, single, owns shoemaker shop.

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 165, page 109.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #113599828, Hannah L. Russ Whitney.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 78, page 92.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1909/79 (death), page 115.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 90, page 94.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 114, page 121.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 141, page 145.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 165, page 109.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 159, page 117.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 407, page 480.


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