Family:Whitney, John (1806-1873)

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John8 Whitney (Joseph Glazier7, Abner6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Joseph Glazier7 and Levina (Dunn) Whitney, was born 12 Sep 1806,[1] Ashburnham, MA, and died 4 May 1873, Westminster, MA, aged 66 years 7 months 23 days, of paralysis.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 5 May 1832, Westminster, MA, for him "2d" and Eliza Cushing "of Ashburnham".[3] He "of Westminster" married 9 May 1832, Ashburnham, MA, Eliza Cushing.[4] She was born 18 Apr 1815,[5] Boston or Dorchester, MA, and died 1 Sep 1882, Ashburnham, MA, aged 66 years, or 67 years 4 months 13 days, of dysentery.[6]

John Whitney, son of Joseph G. and Lavina (Dunn) Whitney. He resided some years in Westminster and subsequently in Ashburnham, where he was a pioneer manufacturer of chairs. In his daily life and in business he ignored contention and enjoyed the rewards of peace and honorable conduct. He resided Westminster and Ashburnham, MA.

Children of John8 and Eliza (Cushing) Whitney:

i. Stephen Cushing9 Whitney, b. 4 Jul 1833, Westminster, MA;[7] m. Achsah Irene May.
ii. Eliza Cushing Whitney, b. 25 Jul 1835, Westminster, MA;[8] d. 13 Jul 1837, Westminster, MA, aged 2 years.[9]
iii. Joseph Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1838, Westminster, MA;[10] d. 26 Nov 1838, Westminster, MA, aged 5 months 11 days.[11]
iv. Wilbur Fisk Whitney, b. 9 Dec 1839; m. Emeline S. Jewell.
v. John Edwin Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1841;[12] d. 21 Nov 1856, Westminster, MA, aged 15 years 6 months 25 days, of typhoid fever.[13]
vi. Timothy Merritt Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1844, Westminster, MA;[14] d. 22 Nov 1856, Westminster, MA, aged 11 years 11 months 20 days, of typhoid fever.[15]
vii. George Edward Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1847;[16] d. 30 Oct 1880, unmarried.
viii. Orange Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1849, Westminster, MA;[17] m. Laura M. Collester.
ix. Sarah Ann Whitney, b. 4 Oct 1850, Westminster, MA;[18] d. 21 Aug 1890, Ashburnham, MA, aged 39 years 10 months 17 days, of Bright's disease;[19] m. 9 Feb 1878, Ashburnham, MA (also recorded as 20 Feb 1878, Boston, MA), George H. Clapp, of Pawtucket, RI, b. ca. 1856, CT, or Boston, MA, son of William H. and Julia E. (Joslin) Clapp;[20] resided Greenfield.
x. Arthur Melville Whitney, b. 4 Oct 1853, Westminster, MA;[21] m. Emma S. (-----) Bentley.
xi. Alfred H. Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1856; m. Susie W. Davis.
xii. Edward Herbert Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1856, Westminster, MA.[22]

Census

304 361 John Whitney 43 M - Chair manufacturer $2000 Massachusetts Eliza " 35 F - " Stephen " 16 M - Laborer " Attended school Wilbur " 10 M - " Attended school John E. " 8 M - " Attended school Timothy M. " 5 M - " Attended school George E. Whitney 3 M - Massachusetts Orange " 1 M - " John F. Cushing 26 M - Chairmaker " Almira Conant 32 F - New Hampshire 362 Lydia Smith 65 F - $400 Massachusetts

82 94 John Whitney 49 M - Chairmaker " Eliza C. Whitney 40 F - " Stephen C. Whitney 22 M - " Wilbur F. Whitney 15 M - " John E. Whitney 13 M - " Timothy M. Whitney 10 M - " George E. Whitney 8 M - Massachusetts Orange G. Whitney 6 M - " Sarah A. Whitney 4 F - " Auther Whitney 2 M - "

60 65 John Whitney 53 M - Chair Manufacturing $400 $2500 Massachusetts Elisa C. " 46 F - " Stephen C. " 26 M - " Wilber F. " 20 M - High School teacher " Attended school George E. " 13 M - " Attended school Orange " 11 M - " Attended school Sarah Ann " 9 F - " Attended school Arthur M. " 6 M - " Attended school Alfred " 3 M - "

204 275 John Whitney 58 M W Westminster, Mass. M Chair Maker - - 1 1 - Eliza C. Whitney 50 F W Dorchester, " M - - - - - George E. Whitney 18 M W Westminster, " S Mechanic - - - - - Orange Whitney 16 M W Westminster, " S Mechanic - - - - - Sarah A. Whitney 14 F W Westminster, " S - - - - - Arthur M. Whitney 11 M W Westminster, " S - - - - - Alfred H. Whitney 8 M W Westminster, " S - - - - - Phary P. Darling 42 F W Enosburg, Vt. W - - - - - Lovilla A. Darling 6 F W Nashua, N.H. S - - - - -

115 134 Whitney, John 64 M W No occupation $1200 $1600 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Eliza 55 F W Keeping house " " Orange 21 M W Chair Manufacturer " Male citizen over 21 " Melville 16 M W Teamster " Attended school " Alfred 14 M W Attends School " Attended school Doolon, Winnie 17 F W Domestic " Parents foreign born

289 369 Smart, Wm. T. 52 M W Boarding House $1000 New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Rebecca P. 42 F W Keeping House Vt. Whitney, Sarah A. 17 F W Domestic Servant Mass. [2 more servants, and 21 boarders]

Eliza C. WHITNEY 65 Self F W W MA Keeping House MA MA George H. CLAPP 24 SonL M M W MA Civil Engineer MA MA Sarah W. CLAPP 29 Wife F M W MA Boarder MA MA Alfred WHITNEY 24 Son M S W MA Works In Chair Shop MA MA

References

1.^  "John [Whitney], [born] Sept. 12, 1806. G.S.3," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "John [Whitney] 2d and Eliza Cushing of Ashburnham, int. May 5, 1832," according to Westminster Vital Records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 258, page 394.

4.^  "John [Whitney] of Westminster and Eliza Cushing, [married] May 9, 1832," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

5.^  "Eliza Cushing [Whitney], w. John, [born] Apr. 18, 1815. G.S. 3," according to Westminster 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 339, pages 352 and 458.

7.^  "Stephen Cushing [Whitney], s. John 2d and Eliza, [born] July 4, 1833," according to Westminster Vital Records.

8.^  "Eliza Cushing [Whitney], d. John 2d and Eliza, [born] July 25, 1835," according to Westminster Vital Records.

9.^  "Eliza C. [Whitney], [died] July 13, 1837, a. 2. G.S.3," according to Westminster Vital Records.

10.^  "Joseph [Whitney], [born] June 15, 1838. G.S.3," according to Westminster Vital Records.

11.^  "Joseph [Whitney], [died] Nov. 26, 1838, a. 5m. 11d. G.S.3," according to Westminster Vital Records.

12.^  "John E. [Whitney], [born] Oct. 28, 1841. G.S.3," according to Westminster Vital Records.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 104, page 225.

14.^  "_____ [Whitney], s. John and Eliza, [born] Dec. 2, 1844," and "Timothy M. [Whitney], [born] Dec. 2, 1844. G.S.3," according to Westminster Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 11, page 229.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 104, page 225.

16.^  "George E. [Whitney], [born] Apr. 20, 1847. G.S.3," according to Westminster Vital Records.

17.^  "Orange [Whitney], s. John and Eliza, [born] Mar. 16, 1849," according to Westminster Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 36, page 399.

18.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 44, page 210.

19.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 411, page 445.

20.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 300, page 182; also volume 300, page 18.

21.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 74, page 239 (given name omitted).

22.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 98, page 309.


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