Family:Whitney, John (1787-1844)

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John6 Whitney (Joshua5, Eleazer4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Joshua5 and Betty (Wood) Whitney, born 23 Jul 1787, Henniker, NH, and died 27 Aug 1844, Sandisfield, MA, aged 57 years, of typhus fever.[1]

He married, 1 Jan 1810, Henniker, NH, Lucy Chamberlain.[2] She was born 14 Sep 1788, Southborough, MA, and died 8 Apr 1863, Sandisfield, MA, aged 73 years, of old age.[3]

Both are buried in Sandisfield Center Cemetery, Sandisfield, MA.

He was a blacksmith. He resided Henniker, NH, and Sandisfield, MA.

Children of John6 and Lucy (Chamberlain) Whitney:

i. Emeline7 Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1810, Henniker, NH;[4] m. 24 Sep 1833, William Chittenden, Jr. He was a farmer; b. 14 Sep 1809; d. 5 Feb 1845, resided in Sandwich, IL. Children:
a. Georgianna Theresa Chittenden, b. 17 Feb 1837; m. 6 Jan 1860, Sandwich, IL, Benjamin Comstock; P.O. address, Sandwich, IL.
ii. Lucy Whitney, b. 26 May 1811, Henniker, NH;[5] d. Winsted, CT; m. 42 Aug 1830, ----- Todd. Her dau. is Mrs. Mary Putnam, of Winsted.
iii. Livonia Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1813, Henniker, NH;[6] d. 10 Jan 1845; m. 10 Apr 1837, ----- Royce. She is buried in Sandisfield Center Cemetery, Sandisfield, MA.
iv. John Hammond Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1815, Sandisfield, MA;[7] m. Olive L. Snow.
v. Lorenzo Chamberlin Whitney, b. 5 May 1818, Sandisfield, MA;[8] m. Celestia A. Fosdick.
vi. Clarinda Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1821, Sandisfield, MA;[9] d. 9 Feb 1867; m. 20 Oct 1845, ----- Ingham.
vii. Edward A. Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1823; m. Harriett E. Couch.
viii. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 11 Nov 1826, Sandisfield, MA; m. 5 Nov 1844, or 8 Oct 1844, Sandisfield, MA, Henry S/L. Langdon, son of Anson Langdon;[10] resided Algona, IA. He was b. 28 Sep 1821, Tyringham, MA; d. 8 May 1893; was a merchant. Children:
a. Eugene Wellington Langdon, b. 9 Jun 1848; m. 6 Aug 1882, ----- -----.
b. Henrietta Josephine Langdon, b. 24 Mar 1850; m. 7 Nov 1872, Augustus Pretsch.
c. Ellen Clerinda Langdon, b. 3 Jun 1853.
d. Emeline Ardelia Langdon, b. 12 Aug 1855; m. 9 Jan 1883, Daniel D. Townsend.
e. Albert Henry Langdon, b. 20 Nov 1859; d. 27 Apr 1887.

Census

166 184 Edward Whitney 26 M - Blacksmith $400 Mass. Alvira Whitney 18 F - Mass. Jane Whitney 2 F - Mass. Hiram Whitney 1 M - Mass. Lucy Whitney 60 F - Mass.

349 326 Whitney Wid. Lucy 64 F - Mass. Whitney Edward A. 31 M - Mechanic " Whitney Elvira H. 25 F - " Whitney Jane E. 7 F - " Whitney Hiram E. 5 M - " Whitney Wilbur L. 4 M - " Whitney Mary A. 2y 1m F - "

  • 1860, widow Lucy not found.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 14, page 33.

2.^  "John Whitney & Lucy Chamberlain, m. 1 Jan 1810, [Henniker,] NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 165, page 54.

4.^  "Emeline [Whitney], d. John and Lucy, [born] Mar. 3, 1810, in Henniker, N.H.," according to Capt. Elizur Yale Smith, Vital Records of Sandisfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Rutland, VT: Tuttle Publishing Company, 1936). Also, New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.

5.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. John and Lucy, [born] May 26, 1811, in Henniker, N.H.," according to Sandisfield Vital Records.

6.^  "Livonia [Whitney], d. John and Lucy, [born] April 16, 1813, in Henniker, N.H.," according to Sandisfield Vital Records.

7.^  "John Hammond [Whitney], s. John and Lucy, [born] July 26, 1815," according to Sandisfield Vital Records.

8.^  "Lorenzo Chamberlin [Whitney], s. John and Lucy, [born] Sept. 5, 1818," according to Sandisfield Vital Records.

9.^  "Clarinda [Whitney], d. John and Lucy, [born] June 12, 1821," according to Sandisfield Vital Records.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 12, page 31.


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