Family:Whitney, John A. (1811-1856)

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John A. Whitney (John), son of John and Charlotte (Prouty) Whitney, was born about 17 Jul 1811, Winchendon, MA, and died 6 Jul 1856, Royalston, MA, aged 44 years 11 months 19 days, of consumption.[1]

He "of Boston" married, 26 Oct 1834, Bolton, MA, Asenath Whitney Houghton,[2] daughter of Thomas and Asenath6 (Whitney) Houghton, and granddaughter of John5 and Sarah (Atherton) Whitney. She was born 15 Jun 1813, Bolton, MA,[3] and died 28 Dec 1891, Winchendon, MA, aged 78 years 6 months 13 days, of Bright's disease.[4]

Children of John A. and Asenath Whitney (Houghton) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Mary Asenath Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1835, Boston, MA;[5] d. 15 Feb 1908, Winchendon, MA, aged 72 years 10 months 15 days, of apoplexy;[6] m. 7 Apr 1857, Gardner, MA, Donald McKennan, both of Winchendon.[7]
ii. Victoria Milly Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1839, Bolton, MA.[8] She probably died between 1840 and 1842.
iii. Victoria C. Whitney, b. ca. 1842, Wolcott, VT; d. after 1910, when living in Winchendon, MA; m. 10 Dec 1859, Athol, MA, John Ainsley, both of Winchendon.[9]
iv. George T. Whitney, b. ca. 1851, Royalston, MA (birth record not found); d. after 1910, when living in Leominster; m. 17 Jan 1878, Winchendon, MA, Mary A. Miller,[10] b. 31 Aug 1858, Spencer or Medway, MA, d. 13 Dec 1910, Leominster, MA, aged 52 years 3 months 12 days, of leucaemia,[11] daughter of Thomas and Mary A. (-----) Miller, or of John Miller. No children.

Census

96 114 John O. Whitney 39 M - Farmer $300 Mass. Asseneath " 38 F - " Mary A. " 15 F - " Attended school Victoria C. " 8 F - Vt. Attended school

271 327 John A. Whitney 44 M - Boarding house keeper Mass. Asenath W. Whitney 42 F - Do Mary A. Whitney 20 F - Do Victoria C. Whitney 13 F - Do George T. Whitney 5 M - Do William H. Toynton 22 M - Stave Sawyer Canada Patrick Stanton 19 M - Teamster Ireland James Cormick 26 M - Painter Do Saml. J. Hale 20 M - Tends dryhouse N. York Charles Hale 22 M - Stave Sawyer Vermont Peter Hoose 18 M - Pail Maker Canada Donald McKennon 19 M - Do Do Hugh McGee 20 M - Do Ireland John Hitchcock 27 M - Do N. York

1108 1350 Donald McKanon 25 M - Mechanic Canada Mary A. " 25 F - Mass. Asineth W. Whitney 47 F - " George F. " 9 M - " John Ainsie 23 M - Mechanic Canada Married in year Victoria C. " 18 F - Vt. Married in year 1351 Aaron Hildreth 42 M - Pail Turner Mass. Mathana " 23 F - " William L. " 14 M - " Ann R. " 2 F - " George A. Hildreth 6/12 M - Mass. Mary Macumber 18 F - Domestic "

445 500 John Ainsley 27 M - C. E. M Pail Turner - - 1 - - Victoria Ainsley 22 F - Vt. M Housekeeper - - - - - George T. Whitney 15 M - Mass. S Mechanic - - - - - Asenath W. Whitney 52 F - Mass. S Domestic - - - - - Barney Fitzpatrick 25 M - C. E. S Pail Turner - - 1 - - 501 Wm. O. Rainey 30 M - Vt. M " " - - 1 1 - Juliette D. Rainey 23 F - N.H. M Housekeeper - - - - -

368 473 Whitney, Asenith W. 56 F W Keeping House $200 Mass. Ainslie, Victoria 27 F W Dress Maker Vermont Whitney, George D. 20 M W Pail Turner Mass. 474 Riley, Andrew 30 M W Pail Painter " Male citizen over 21 " Lydia 22 F W Keeping House Mass.

Aseneth W. WHITNEY 66 Self F W W MA Keeps House MA MA Victoria C. AINSLEY 37 Dau F W W VT Dressmaker MA MA

George T. WHITNEY 29 Self M M W MA Pail Turner MA MA Mary WHITNEY 23 Wife F M W MA Keeps House MA MA

37 65 Cogswell, James D. Head W M Oct 1835 64 mar 18 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Carpenter, Rents house -----, Francelia M. Wife W F May 1850 50 mar 18 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Vermont Massachusetts -----, Lester D. Son W M Aug 1884 15 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school Whitney, George G. Ldgr W M Jul 1850 49 mar 22 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Shipping clerk -----, May E. Ldgr W M Aug 1860 39 mar 22 0ch -liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Shirt maker Knights, Emiline Ldgr W M Mar 1861 39 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Shirt maker -----, Lucy L. Ldgr W M Oct 1855 44 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Shirt maker 66 Ingraham, Charles Head W M Aug 1862 37 mar 2 New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Brick mason, Rents house Ingraham, Eldora Wife W F May 1862 38 mar 2 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Irene Dau W F Dec 1898 1 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 104, page 191.

2.^  "John A. of Boston and Asenath W. Houghton, Oct. 26, 1834," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Bolton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1910).

3.^  "Asenath Whitney [Houghton], d. Thomas and Asenath, [born] June 15, 1813," according to Bolton Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 420, page 656.

5.^  "Mary Asenath, d. John A. and Asenath, March 30, 1835. In Boston," according to Bolton 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 1908/101 (death), page 529.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 110, page 183.

8.^  "Victoria Milly, d. John and Asenath, Oct. 18, 1839," according to Bolton 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 128, page 153.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 300, page 285.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1910/58, page 327.


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