Family:Whitney, John L. (c1827-1885)

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John L. Whitney (John), son of John and Jane (Gilson) Whitney, was born about 1827 or 1832, Nashua, NH [but Newburyport, MA, per death record], and died 1 Aug 1885, Boston, MA, aged 58, of phthisis.[1]

He married firstly, 9 Sep 1848, Lowell, MA, Sarah L. Morse, daughter of Caleb and Sarah (-----) Morse.[2] She was born Franklin, MA.

He married secondly, 4 Feb 1875, Boston, MA, Louisa F. Smith, daughter of Thomas and Ann (-----) Smith. She was born about 1843, England.[3] She married secondly, 19 Dec 1886, Cambridge, MA, Eben L. Scott, b. ca. 1839, NS, son of Eben and Rosanne (-----) Scott.[4]

Children of John L. and Sarah L. (Morse) Whitney:

i. (daughter) Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1851, Lowell, MA [given name omitted];[5] not in family, 1855.
i. Charles W. Whitney, b. ca. 10 Nov 1855, Lowell, MA; d. 14 Mar 1856, Lowell, MA, aged 5 months 4 days, of whooping cough.[6]

Census

2741 3493 John Whitney 52 M - Manufacturer $3000 Mass. Norman Whitney 21 " - Operative N.H. Jane Whitney 53 F - Mass. Mary J. Whitney 18 " - " Martha A. Whitney 16 " - " George B. Whitney 6 M - " John L. Whitney 24 " - Printer N.H. Sarah L. Whitney 23 F - " Daniel Dix 23 M - Operative Mass. Mary Prescott 75 F - " 3494 William Whitney 25 M - " Vt. Ann M. Whitney 30 F - Ireland Charles F. Whitney 5 M - Mass. Henrietta S. Whitney 3 F - " Julia Huse 27 " - Ireland Elizabeth Carrigan 25 " - " Maria Hines 23 " - "

572 944 Eliza Cushing 53 F - Mass. Eliza B. Cushing 19 F - " Wm A. Putney 33 M - Dry Goods N.H. Mary E. Putney 32 F - Mass. Ella E. Putney 11 F - N.H. George E. Putney 2 M - " Bridget Carlton 21 F - Ireland Sarah Meekin 28 F - " Mrs. Pearl 35 M - Dry Goods Vt. Alvan Hitchcock 36 M - " Mass. Mr. Blethen 19 M - Clerk Maine Mr. Pillsbury 22 M - " " Edgar Reed 23 M - " " Mark Reed 19 M - " " John P. Whitney 24 M - Engraver N.H. John Bartlett 48 M - Fish Dealer Mass. James Bartlett 16 M - Clerk " Emma Bartlett 10 F - " Harriet Doe 26 F - Vt.

65 72 Thirza L. March 45 F - $1000 Me. Jas. E. " 25 M - Machinist " Jennie F. " 16 F - " Attended school Abby " 10/12 " - Mass. Lewis M. Bement 30 M - Photographist $500 " Mary H. " 24 F - Me. Frank Cameron 30 M - Harness Maker " Myra " 23 F - Mass. Eliza Wilder 40 " - $1000 N.H. John Whitny 32 M - Printer Mass. Geo. M. Styles 33 " - Machinist Me. Lizzie Hall 18 F - Domestic "

163 340-1/2 Whitney, Jane 73 F W Keeps House - $2500 Mass. 163 340-1/2 Whitney, John L. 44 M W Printer New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -------, Elizabeth J. 17 F W Keeps House Mass. Attended school Smith, Louisa 28 F W Tailoress England Parents foreign Scott, Anna 40 F W Tailoress England Parents foreign

John L. WHITNEY 52 Self M M W NH Printer VT ME Louisa F. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W ENG Housewife ENG ENG Ensign BAKER 38 Oth M W W MA Cook --- --- James BAKER 8 Oth M S W MA At School --- --- Emma WEEDEN 27 Oth F M W MA Tailoress ENG MA Caroline NADHAM 58 Oth F M W CAN PRUSSIA SCO Jennie WASSON 23 Oth F S W MA Tailoress --- --- Frank MCALLISTER 25 Oth M S W MA Paper Hanger --- --- John HARDING 20 Oth M S W MA Plumber --- --- Patrick POWERS 32 Oth M S W MA Printer --- --- Joseph WELSH 35 Oth M S W MA In Marble Shop --- --- Patrick BURNS 27 Oth M S W IRE Tailor --- ---

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 366, page 221; also volume 273, page 19.

2.^  "John L. [Whitney], unm., of L., a. 21y., printer, s. John and Jane, and Sarah L. Morse, unm., of L., a. 20y., dressmaker, d. Caleb and Sarah, [married] Sept. 9, 1848," according to Lowell 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 38, page 51j.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 273, page 19.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 371, page 91.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 52, page 110.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 103, page 76.


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