Family:Whitney, John (1820-1854)

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John7 Whitney (Israel6, Joshua5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Israel6 and Lucy (Mahan) Whitney, was born 9 Apr 1820, Worcester, MA,[1] and died 21 Mar 1854, Worcester, MA, aged 34 years, of consumption.[2]

He married, 20 or 25 Nov 1847, Worcester, MA, Marietta Parks, daughter of Isaac[3] and Catherine (Clark) Parks. She was born 18 Nov 1826, Boston, MA, and died 11 Nov 1913, Worcester, MA, aged 86 years. She married secondly, 17 Apr 1862, Worcester, MA, Charles W. Smith, son of Bradley and Sarah (Pierce) Smith.[4] He was born about 10 Jan 1814, Paxton, MA, and died 31 Aug 1872, Worcester, MA, aged 58 years 7 months 21 days.

John Whitney was born in Worcester, where he always resided. He was a well-to-do farmer. He died intestate and the widow was appointed guardian to the children. The only data on the Worcester probate records is 3 Mar 1860, when the widow made a report of guardian's sale of real estate for the two minor children. He resided Worcester, MA.

Children of John7 and Marietta (Parks) Whitney:

i. George Henry8 Whitney, b. 5 Nov 1849, Worcester, MA;[5] prob. m. Katie Gunigle/Gonegal.
ii. Ida Amelia Whitney, b. 10 Mar 1852, or 5 Mar 1853, Worcester, MA;[6] d. 17 Dec 1883, Worcester, MA, aged 30 years 9 months 7 days, of consumption;[7] m. 23 Dec 1869, Worcester, MA, E. Edward Livermore, son of Charles G. and Eliza E. (-----) Livermore, b. ca. 1844, NH;[8] resided Worcester, MA.

Census

269 374 Israel Whitney 69 M - Farmer $12000 Mass. Lucy " 69 F - [Mass.] John " 28 M - " " Joseph McIntire 15 M - " Marietta Whitney 24 F - " Geo. H. " 6/12 M - "

372 569 Isarel Whitney 74 M - Farmer Mass. Lucy Whitney 74 F - Do Joshua Whitney 40 M - Merchant Do Maryetta Whitney 28 F - Do George H. Whitney 5 M - Do Ida Amelia Whitney 2 F - Do Joseph MacKentier 20 M - Farmer Do Caroline Whitney 38 F - England

Widow Maryetta and her children are living with John's parents and John's brother Joshua.

924 1206 William B. Hill 30 M - Book Keeper $700 Mass. Sarah E. " 24 F - " Ada M. " 2 F - " 1207 Marietta Whitney 34 F - " George H. " 10 M - " Attended school Ida A. " 7 F - " Attended school Catharine Carlisle 67 F - "

552 877 Charles W. Smith 51 M - Mass. M Clicker - - 1 1 - Marietta Smith 37 F - Mass. M Tailoress - - - - - Albert L. Lackey 26 M - Mass. M Soldier - - 1 1 - Addie A. Lackey 22 F - Mass. M Cloak Maker - - - - - Mary L. Smith 20 F - Mass. S Tailoress - - - - - Martha J. Smith 17 F - Mass. S Dress Maker - - - - - Charles B. Smith 8 M - Mass. S - - - - - George H. Whitney 15 M - Mass. S Jeweller - - - - - Ida A. Whitney 12 F - Mass. S - - - - - Catharine Carlisle 73 F - Mass. W Tailoress - - - - - 878 William B. Hill 34 M - Mass. M Accountant - - 1 1 - Sarah E. Hill 28 F - Mass. M - - - - - Ada M. Hill 7 F - Mass. S - - - - - Lizzie L. Hill 2 F - Mass. S - - - - - 879 Edwin A. Babcock 26 M - Mass. M Clerk - - 1 1 - J. F. Babcock 27 F - Mass. M - - - - -

320 441 Smith, Charles W. 54 M W Clicker Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Marietta 43 F W Keeping House $300 -- " Whitney, George H. 20 M W Jeweller " Smith, Charles B. 13 M W Attending School " Attended school -----, Marietta 2 F W At home " Flagg, Calvin 77 M W Retired Farmer $1500 $4000 " Male citizen over 21 442 Hill, William B. 39 M W Book-keeper " Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah E. 34 F W Keeping House " -----, Ada M. 12 F W Attending school " Attended school -----, Grace L. 3 F W At home " -----, Sarah E. 1 F W At home " Carlisle, Catherine 78 F W No occupation "

Maryetta SMITH 53 Self F W W MA House Keeper RI MA Geo. WHITNEY 30 Son M S W MA Jeweler MA MA Isadore COOK 22 Oth F W W MA At Home MA MA Chas. COOK 14 Oth M S W MA At School MA MA Olive BENOIT 33 Oth F S W MA Last Maker MA MA Julia BENOIT 30 Oth F S W MA At Home MA MA Mary G. SPRING 32 Oth F S W MA Bookkeeper MA MA Mary J. CARTER 38 Oth F S W MA Drygoods Store MA MA Nora MAYNARD 19 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE Susan WHITTIER 47 Oth F W W CAN Nurse CAN CAN

References

1.^  "John [Whitney], s. Israel and Lucy, [born] April 9, 1820," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Worcester Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Births 1714-1848; Marriages 1747-1848; Deaths, 1826-1848), Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, vol. 12 (1894).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 86, page 189.

3.^  "John [Whitney], and Marietta Parks, [married] Nov. 25, 1847," according to Worcester 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 31, page 256.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 155, page 236.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 36, page 714.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 348, page 514.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 74, page 275.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 219, page 342.


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