Family:Whitney, John (1780-1865)

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John6 Whitney (John5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of John5 and Sarah (Atherton) Whitney, was born 13 Apr 1780, Topsfield, MA, and died 26 Jun 1865, Goffstown, NH.

Marriage intentions were published 24 Apr 1808, Salem, MA, for him "of Lynn" and Mary Munday.[1] He married, 8 May 1809, Lynn, MA, Mary Mundy.[2] She was born 30 Nov 1790, and died 23 Jul 1878, Goffstown, NH.

He was born in Bolton and married his wife in Salem, MA. Soon after his marriage he moved to New Hampshire, settling in Weare and engaging in the manufacture of oil at a small village, which took its name from the oil mill and is at present known as Oil Mill Village. After a few years he sold his mill and purchased a farm at Goffstown and passed the remainder of his days on his farm. He resided Goffstown, NH.

Children of John6 and Mary (Mundy) Whitney:

i. Artemas7 Whitney, b. 30 Aug 1809, d. 30 Jan 1810.
ii. Millie Whitney, b. 24 Jan 1810; d. 11 Jul 1874; m. 29 Dec 1829, Goffstown, NH, Silas Barnes,[3] b. 3 May 1800, d. 16 May 1874. He was a clothier and farmer; resided Goffstown, NH. Children:
a. Mary Alice Barnes, b. 4 Jun 1831, d. 31 Dec 1845.
b. Albert W. Barnes, b. 9 Jan 1833; m. 26 Dec 1873, ----- -----; no ch.; resided Henniker, NH
c. Elizabeth R. Barnes, b. 18 Sep 1834; d. 27 Jul 1890; m. Mar 1879, ----- -----.
d. George A. Barnes, b. 29 Sep 1836; d. Apr 1881.
e. Caroline M. Barnes, b. 21 Apr 1838, d. Mar 1853.
iii. Albert Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1811; m.(1) Elizabeth Rice; m.(2) Susan R. Rice.
iv. Artemas Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1814, Goffstown, NH; m.(1) Louisa Phillips; m.(2) Jennie H. Barnes.
v. John Whitney, b. 3 Nov 1818, Goffstown, NH; d. 20 Feb 1823.
vi. John Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1824, Goffstown, NH; m. Eliza H. Fisher.
vii. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1821, Goffstown, NH; m. 2 Nov 1848, Samuel J. Tenney.[4] She d. s. p. 21 Oct 1856. He was born 1820. He m.(2) Rhoda F. Worthley, b. 1838, d. 1871; m.(3) Clara Scribner; resided Goffstown, NH; one child by second wife.
viii. Alice Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1829, Goffstown, NH; d. 24 Aug 1830.
ix. Harriett Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1831, Goffstown, NH; d. 22 Aug 1871; "of Goffstown" m. 9 Feb 1857, Manchester, NH, Franklin F. Johnson.[5] Children:
a. Clarence A. Johnson, b. 31 Oct 1860; dead.
b. Bess L. Johnson, b. 12 Nov 1862; m. 22 Nov 1887, Charles Fohn; resided Winchester, MA.
c. Mabel W. Johnson, b. 12 May 1864; resided Nahant, MA.

Census

272 289 John Whitney 20 M - Farmer $2000 N.H. Mary " 60 F - " Harriet " 10 F - " John " 25 M - Farmer " Jack Wilson 32 M - " " Mary J. Tenny 29 F - "

34 9 Albert Whitney 36 M - Inn-Keeper N. Hampshire Susan Whitney 32 F - Mass. John E. Whitney 14 M - Mass. Harriet E. Whitney 8 F - Mass. William R. Whitney 2 M - Mass. Harriet Whitney 24 F - N. Hampshire Albert W. Barnes 22 M - Bar-Keeper N. Hampshire Nellie Comphrey 20 F - Nova Scotia Miackel Cain 25 M - Laborer Ireland Catherine Hunt 23 F - Ireland

The elder Harriet Whitney was John's daughter, living with her brother Albert.

780 835 John Whitney 80 M - Farmer $2000 $700 Mass. Mary " 61 F - " John Whitney Jr. 36 M - " $900 $200 N.H. Elize H. " 30 F - Maine Susan R. " 4/12 F - N.H. Orrin Hoit 10 M - Wis. Attended school

62 57 Johnson, Franklin E. 43 M W Fisherman $4000 $1000 Mass. -----, Harriet 39 F W Keeping House N.H. -----, Clarence A. 12 M W At School Mass. -----, Winslow M. 10 M W At School " -----, Bessie L. 8 F W At School " -----, Mabel 6 F W At School " Whitney, Mary E. 78 F W No Occupation N.H. Hanscom, John P. 47 M W House Carpenter Maine

153 151 Whitney, John 46 M W Farmer $4500 $1200 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -------, Eliza H. 40 F W Keeping House Maine -------, Susan R. 10 F W At Home N.H. Attended school -------, Albert 7 M W N.H. Attended school -------, Willis S. 4 M W N.H. -------, Louis W. 4 M W N.H. -------, Mary S. 1 F W N.H. -------, Mary 76 F W Without Massachusetts Whittier, Adelbert 21 M W Farm Laborer N.H. Male citizen over 21

References

1.^  "John [Whitney], of Lynn, and Mary Munday, int. Apr. 24, 1808," according to Vital Records of Salem, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1916-1925).

2.^  "John [Whitney], and Mary Monday [of Salem. int.], [married] May 8, 1808," according to Vital Records of Lynn, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1905-1906).

3.^  "----- Barnes & ----- Whitney, both of Goffstown, m. 1829, Goffstown, NH," according to New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947 at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  "Mary J. Whitney & Samuel J. Tenney, m. 2 Nov 1845, Goffstown, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

5.^  "Harriet Whitney (of Goffstown, NH) & Franklin E. Johnson, m. 9 Feb 1857, Manchester, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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