Family:Whitney, John (1800-1871)

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John8 Whitney (Silas7, Solomon6, Solomon5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Silas7 and Hopestill (Sargent) Whitney, was born 25 Dec 1800, Thornton, NH,[1] and died 14 Jan 1871, Boston, MA, aged 70 years, of fatty degeneration of heart, resided 597 Tremont Street, millwright, born Peabody.[2]

He "of Franconia, N.H." married 29 or 30 Nov 1831, Danvers, MA,[3] Maria Shed, daughter of Joseph and Mary (Twiss)(Needham) Shed.[4] She was born 29 Jan 1810, South Danvers, MA,[5] and died 5 Apr 1865, South Danvers, MA, aged 55 years 2 months, of billious cholic, married, daughter of Joseph and Mary Shed.[6]

Children of John8 and Maria (Shed) Whitney:

i. (son)9 Whitney, stillborn 11 Oct 1832, Danvers, MA.[7]
ii. Elizabeth Hawkes Whitney, b. 29 May 1834, Danvers, MA;[8] d. 28 Sep 1900, Salem, MA, aged 66 years, of carcinoma;[9] m.(1) 18 Nov 1862, Danvers, MA [also South Danvers, MA], Joseph Fairfield, Jr., b. ca. 1826, New Boston, NH, son of Joseph and Ruth (-----) Fairfield;[10] m.(2) 3 Jun 1869, Peabody, MA, Alfred Newhall, b. ca. 1823, Boston, MA, son of Daniel R. and Betsey (-----) Newhall.[11]
iii. John Hubbard Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1838, Danvers, MA;[12] d. 29 Jul 1838, Danvers, MA.[13]
iv. Maria Hopestill Whitney, b. 20 Nov 1839, Danvers, MA;[14] m. 16 Aug 1860, South Danvers, MA, Charles Willis Hanson, b. ca. 1836, Salem, MA, son of Tobias and Margaret (-----) Hanson.[15]
v. George C. N. Whitney, b. ca. 1844, Danvers, MA; enlisted in the U.S. Navy, Jul 1863, Boston, MA.

Census

1028 1423 John Whitney 49 M - Millwright $1500 N.H. Maria " 40 F - Mass. Eliza H. " 16 F - " Attended school Mariah H. " 10 F - " Attended school George C. " 6 M - " Attended school S. Augustus Lord 28 M - Physician N.H. Elbridge G. Emery 30 M - Teacher " Mary Capell 22 F - Ireland

556 784 Whitney, John 50-59 M - Mill Wright N.H. Whitney, Maria 40-49 F - Mass. Whitney, Elizabeth 20-29 F - " Whitney, Maria H. 15-19 F - " Whitney, George C. 10-14 M - N.H. Dwyer, Margaret 20-29 F - Ireland

375 417 John Whitney 59 M - Mill Wright $4000 $3000 N.H. Maria " 50 F - Mass. Elizth. H. " 26 F - Music Teacher " Maria H. " 20 F - " Geo. C. N. " 16 M - Mariner N.H. Mary Shove 86 F - Mass. Ellen Donavan 22 F - Servant Ireland Frank Blake 50 M - Cashier $3000 $4000 Mass. Susan P. 41 F - " Francis A. 21 M - Shoe Maker " Susan S. 15 F - " Margt. Keating 20 F - "

605 746 John Whitney 64 M - Thornton, N.H. M Soldier - - 1 1 - Charles W. Hanson 27 M - Salem, Ms. M - - - - - Maria H. Hanson 25 F - So. Danvers, Ms. S - - - - - Alice M. Hanson 3 F - do W - - - - -

917 1136 Thayer, Warren S. 37 M W Inn holder $30000 $2000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Minot P. 31 M W Billard Hall $1200 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Ella A. 19 F W no occupation Mass. Haskins, Samuel 52 M W Outler Saloon N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah E. 44 F W Housekeeper Mass. Haskins, Mary A. 24 F W no occupation Mass. -----, Henry 21 M W no occupation Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Albert 26 M W Photographer Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Nellie 73 F W no occupation Mass. Whitney, John 69 M W Millwright $400 $6000 N.H. Male citizen over 21 Nye, Ferdinand W. H. 39 M W Druggist $3000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Trancelia 35 F W no occupation Mass. Dodge, John E. 32 M W Clk. in Re. Grocery N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 26 F W no occupation Mass. Bourne, James H. 25 M W Painter Mass. Male citizen over 21

References

1.^  "John [Whitney], at Thornton, N.H., [born] Dec. 25, 1800," according to Vital Records of Danvers, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1909-1910).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 240, page 8.

3.^  "John [Whitney], of Franconia, N.H., and Maria Shed, [married] Nov. 30, 1831. [Nov. 29, dup.]," according to Danvers Vital Records.

4.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth and death records.

5.^  "Maria [Shed], d. Joseph and Mary (Needham), [born] Jan. 29, 1810," according to Danvers Vital Records.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 183, page 266.

7.^  "_____ [Whitney], s. John and Maria (Shed), stillborn, Oct. 11, 1832," according to Danvers Vital Records.

8.^  "Elizabeth Hawkes [Whitney], d. John and Maria (Shed), [born] May 29, 1834," according to Danvers Vital Records.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 504, page 705.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 153, pages 134 and 224.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 217, page 261.

12.^  "John Hubbard [Whitney], s. John and Maria (Shed), [born] Mar. 17, 1838," according to Danvers Vital Records.

13.^  "John Hubbard [Whitney], s. John and Maria (Shed), [died] July 29, 1838," according to Danvers Vital Records.

14.^  "Maria Hopestill [Whitney], d. John and Maria (Shed), [born] Nov. 20, 1839," according to Danvers Vital Records.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 135, page 254.


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