Family:Whitney, John (1813-1902)

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John7 Whitney (John6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of John6 and Sally (Stow) Whitney, was born 16 Mar 1813, Harvard, MA, was baptized 3 Jul 1814, Harvard, MA,[1], and died 27 Oct 1902, Newton, MA, aged 89 years 7 months 11 days, of catarrhal enteritis.[2]

He married firstly, 14 Nov 1843, Harvard, MA, Mary Ann Nurse,[3] daughter of David and Lois (Brown) Nurse. She was born 2 Feb 1814, Harvard MA, and died before 1855, said 11 Jun 1851.

He married secondly, 20 Jan 1855, Boston, MA, Mary Ann Elizabeth Sargent, daughter of James and Johanna (Watts) Sargent.[4] She was born about 2 Jun 1825, Boston, MA, and died 24 Apr 1905, Newton, MA, aged 80 years 10 months 22 days, of chronic bronchitis.[5]

Child of John7 and Mary Ann (Nurse) Whitney:

i. Marietta N.8 Whitney, b. 9 Nov 1844, Harvard, MA;[6] d. 2 Dec 1873, Newton, MA, aged 29 years 0 months 23 days, of hemorage.[7]

Children of John7 and Mary Jane (Sargent) Whitney:

ii. Florenia Watts Whitney (called Lavinia W. in 1860, Pauline in 1865, Florence W. in 1870, Florina in 1880, and Florena W. in 1900), b. 8 Dec 1856, Newton, MA;[8] d. after 1900, then unmarried.
iii. John Clifton Whitney, b. 11 May 1859, Newton, MA;[9] d. after 1900, then unmarried.

Census

480 620 George E. Haskell 34 M - Teller Shoe & Leather Dealers Bank Massachusetts Catherine " 34 F - " Emma J. " 7 F - " Ferdinand L. " 1 M - " Mary Ewer 20 F - Ireland 621 John Whitney 42 M - -?- Massachusetts Mary E. " 30 F - " Marietta N. " 10 F - "

2410 2698 John Whitney 47 M - $6000 $1000 Mass. Elizabeth W. " 36 F - " Mary A. " 16 F - " Lavinia W. " 3 F - " John C. " 9/12 M - "

This seems to be the right family, although the wife's given name is wrong, the daughter Marietta is called Mary A., and there is a conflict with Lavinia vs. Pauline vs. Florence vs. Florina.

29 33 John Whitney 52 M - Massachusetts M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Marian Whitney 42 F - " M - - - - - Marietta N. Whitney 20 F - " - - - - - - Pauline Whitney 8 F - " - - - - - - John C. Whitney 5 M - " - - - - - -

1084 1148 Whitney, John 55 M W Upholsterer $7500 -- Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 45 F W Housekeeping Mass. -----, Marietta N. 25 F W No Occupation Mass. -----, Florence W. 12 F W At School Mass. Attended school -----, J. Clifton 10 M W At School Mass. Attended school

John WHITNEY 67 Self M M W MA MA MA Mary A. E. WHITNEY 56 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Florina WHITNEY 23 Dau F S W MA Teaching School MA MA J. Clifton WHITNEY 21 Son M S W MA Civil Engineer MA MA

25 27 Whitney, John Head W M Mar 1813 87 mar 45 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns house -----, Mary A. Wife W F Jun 1824 75 mar 45 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, John C. Son W M May 1859 41 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Water commissioner -----, Florena W. Dau W F Dec 1856 43 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "John [Whitney], s. of John and Sally, [born] Mar. 16, 1813. (John, s. of wid. Sally, bp. July 3, 1814. C.R.1.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 529, page 670.

3.^  "John [Whitney] and Mary Ann Nurse, [married] Nov. 14, 1843," according to Harvard 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 7, page 125.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 89, page 13.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/71, page 514.

6.^  "Marietta [Whitney], d. of John and Mary Ann, [born] Nov. 9, 1844," according to Harvard 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 185.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 257, page 227.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 97, page 193.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 124, page 158.


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