Family:Whitney, John Milton (1824-1883)

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John Milton8 Whitney (Hananiah7, Hananiah6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Hananiah7 and Sarah (Beaman) Whitney, was born 21 Sep 1824, Winchendon, MA,[1] or Lowell, MA and died 3 Dec 1883, Mount Dora, FL.

He married, 3 Jan 1849, Ashburnham, MA, Mary Leavitt Beales, daughter of George L. and Nancy N. (-----) Beals.[2] She was born 21 Nov 1827,[3] Winchendon, MA, and died 14 May 1883, Winchendon, MA, aged 55 years 5 months 24 days, of chronic phthisis and general debility.[4]

He was born in Winchendon, MA, and for many years was a conductor on the Boston & Albany R.R. He went to Mount Dora, FL, for his health and died there. Mr. Whitney was a perfect gentleman, of genial disposition, tender in heart, full of sympathy toward others in trouble, and in Christian deportment and character always shone out brilliant and positive. He resided Springfield, MA.

Children of John Milton8 and Mary Leavitt (Beales) Whitney:

i. Charles Leavitt Beales9 Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1850; m. Lotte Jane Byam.
ii. John C. B. Whitney, b. 6 Apr 1856, Springfield, MA;[5] d. 22 Aug 1857, Winchendon, MA [also recorded at Springfield, MA], aged 1 year 7 months, or 1 year 4 months 18 days, of dysentery.[6]

Census

1787 1950 John M. Whitney 25 M - Engineer Mass. Mary L. " 22 F - "

1518 1708 John M. Whitney 30 M - R.R. Engineer Mass. Mary L. " 27 F - " Charles " 5 M - " Jane Howard 14 F B "

2629 2851 John M. Whitney 35 M - Depot Master T.R.R. $75 $500 Mass. Mary L. " 33 F - Do Charles B. " 9 M - Do Atttended school

373 583 J. M. Whitney 40 M - Mass'tts M Conductor - - 1 1 - Mary L. Whitney 36 F - do M - - - - - Chas L. B. Whitney 14 M - do S - - - - -

1044 2261 J. Z. Goudridge 55 M - Mass. M Collector - - 1 1 - [51 apparently unrelated persons] J. M. Whitney 40 M - Mass. M Conductor - - 1 1 - [121 more apparently unrelated persons]

  • 1870: not found.
  • 1880: not found.

References

1.^  "John Milton [Whitney], s. Capt. Hananiah and Sally, [born] Sept. 21, 1824," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

2.^  "John M. [Whitney] of Springfield (a. 25) and Mary L. Beals, [married] Jan. 3, 1849," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

3.^  "Mary L. Beals [Whitney], w. John M., [born] ____ __, 1827. G.S.3," according to Winchendon 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 302.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 348, page 484.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 97, page 31.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 111, page 363, volume 113, page 219.


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