Family:Whitney, John Milton (1819-1861)

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John Milton8 Whitney (Jonas Ward7, Abner6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Jonas Ward7 and Phebe (Rand) Whitney, was born 30 Mar 1819, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 23 May 1861, Westminster, MA, aged 42 years 1 month 23 days, of suicide by drowning.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 30 Mar 1845, Westminster, MA, for him "of Westminster" and Susan Winchester.[3]) He married, 4 May 1843, Ashburnham, MA, Susan Winchester,[4] daughter of Caleb and Lydia (Sanderson) Winchester. She was born 22 Apr 1821,[5] Brighton, MA, and died 2 Mar 1904, Ashburnham, MA, aged 83 years, of senility.[6]

John Milton8 and Susan (Winchester) Whitney had no children.

Census

259 322 Milton Joslin 37 M - Harnessmaker $3500 Vermont Susan " 41 F - Massachusetts Hellen " 6 F - " Attended school 323 John M. Whitney 31 M - Chairmaker " Susan " 29 F - "

171 194 Whitney John M. 36 M - Chairmaker Mass. " , Susan 34 F - " 195 Plunkett Michael 28 M - " Ireland " , Mary K. 25 F - " " , Ester 5 F - Mass. " , Joseph 1 M - "

347 378 John M. Whitney 41 M - Chair Maker $100 Massachusetts Susan " 39 F - " 379 Burthy Ketter 30 M - Chair Maker $25 Ireland Maria " 28 F - " John " 3 M - Massachusetts Frank " 1 M - "

440 499 George C. Winchester 37 M W Brighton, Mass. M Merchant - - 1 1 - Sarah W. Winchester 38 F W Acton, " M - - - - - Herbert H. Winchester 6 M W Ashburnham, " S - - - - - Edward G. Winchester 3 M W Ashburnham, " S - - - - - Susan Whitney 44 F W Brighton, " W - - - - -

141 152 Minchester, George 42 M W Chair Manufacturer $125000 $250000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Sarah W. 43 F W Keeping house " " Herbert H. 11 M W Attends School " Attended school " Edward G. 8 M W Attends School " Attended school Whitney, Susan 49 F W No occupation " Mara, Katie 16 F W Domestic Ireland Parents foreign born Eddy, George W. 30 M W Book Keeper Mass.

The surname should be "Winchester", not "Minchester".

Geo. C. WINCHESTER 52 Self M M W MA Chair Manufacturer MA MA Sarah W. WINCHESTER 53 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA M. A. HANDLEY 50 Sis F S W MA At Home MA MA Susan K. WHITNEY 59 Sis F W W MA At Home MA MA Edward G. WINCHESTER 18 Son M S W MA At School MA MA

41 54 Winchester, Sarah Head W F Apr 1827 73 wid 4ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Owns mortgaged house Whitney, Susan SiL W F Apr 1821 79 wid 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Handley, Martha N. Sist W F Feb 1830 70 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Winchester, Carrie S. DiL W F May 1857 43 wid 1ch 1liv Vermont Vermont Vermont -----, Anne H. GDau W F Sep 1885 14 sgl Minnesota Massachusetts Vermont At school

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "John Milton [Whitney], s. Jonas W. and Phebee, [born] Mar. 30, 1819," according to Westminster 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 149, page 312.

3.^  "John M. [Whitney] and Susan Winchester of Ashburnham, int. Mar. 10, 1843," according to Westminster Vital Records.

4.^  "John M. [Whitney] of Westminster and Susan Winchester, [married] May 4, 1843," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909). 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 108.

5.^  "Susan [Whitney], w. John M., [born] ___ __, 1821. G.S.2," 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 1904/2, page 333.


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