Family:Whitney, John Sweetser (1829-a1900)

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John Sweetser7 Whitney (Andrew6, Micah5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Andrew6 and Huldah (Sweetser) Whitney, was born 24 or 27 Dec 1829, Phillips, ME,[1] and died after 1900.

He married, before 1858 (said 20 Jan 1853), Sarah Louise Libby, daughter of Tristram and Dorothy (Belknap) Libby. She was born 24 May 1834, Boston, MA, and died 29 Jul 1908, Whitinsville, Northbridge, MA, aged 74 years 2 months 5 days, of Bright's disease.[2] She was living in her parents family in Livermore, ME, in 1850.

Children of John Sweetser7 and Sarah L. (Libby) Whitney:

i. Lyman B.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1858, Phillips, ME; d. after 1930; m. Elizabeth C. Christie, b. Canada; res. Glens Falls, NY, Watertown, MA, and Norwalk, CT; in 1903 he was a shirt polisher living at 15 Farwell Pl., Cambridge, MA.
a. Earle Randell9 Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1898, Watertown, MA.[3]
b. (son) Whitney, stillborn 29 Oct 1900, Watertown, MA.[4]
b. (son) Whitney, b. 8 Aug 1903, Cambridge, MA [given name omitted];[5] d. 8 Aug 1903, Cambridge, MA, aged 10 hours, of atelactasis of lung.[6]
ii. Julia E. Whitney, b. ca. May 1860, Phillips, ME; m. 22 Nov 1883, Westborough, MA, Edward W. Winchenbach, b. ca. 1855, Waldoboro, ME, son of Robert and Henrietta (-----) Winchenbach;[7] res. Westborough, MA.
iii. Lilly M. Whitney, b. ca. 25 Jun 1863, Island Falls, ME; d. 29 Feb 1880, Westborough, MA, aged 16 years 8 months 4 days, of tuberculosis.[8]
iv. Mary A. Whitney, b. ca. 1865, Island Falls, ME; m. 8 Aug 1891, Westborough, MA, John A. Jardine, b. ca. 1868, NS, son of John and Agnes (Bonner) Jardine.[9]
v. William L. Whitney, b. ca. 1869, (prob. Island Falls), ME.
vi. Achsah L. Whitney, b. ca. 1872, (prob. Island Falls), ME, or Westborough, MA; m. 22 Nov 1893, Westborough, MA, Charles L. Aldrich, b. ca. 1866, Northbridge, MA, son of Van R. & Hannah M. (Cummings) Aldrich.[10]

Census

  • 1850, son John not found. There are two candidates, a bootmaker in West Boylston, MA, and a student in Shrewsbury, MA, both 21 and born in Maine.
  • 1860, Phillips, Franklin Co., ME:

152 155 John S. Whitney 30 M - Farmer $600 $400 Maine Sarah L. " 26 F - house wife do Lyman B. " 2 M - do Julia E. " 1/12 F - do William Libby 21 M - Farm hand Mass.

38 35 Whitney, John S. 39 M W Farmer $1000 $600 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah L. 36 F W Keeping House " -----, Lyman D. 12 M W " -----, Julia C. 10 F W " -----, Lilly M. 6 F W " -----, Mary A. 5 F W " -----, William L. 1 M W " -----, Andrew 76 M W " Male citizen over 21

Sarah L. WHITNEY 48 Self F M W MA Keeping House ME MA Lyman B. WHITNEY 21 Son M S W ME Shoe Maker ME MA Julia E. WHITNEY 20 Dau F S W ME Works In Straw Shop ME MA Mary A. WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W ME Works In Straw Shop ME MA William L. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W ME Attending School ME MA Achsah L. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W ME Attending School ME MA

  • 1900, Lake Crystal, Blue Earth Co., MN: John S. Whitney, b. Dec 1829, ME.
  • 1900, Westborough, Worcester Co., MA: Sarah L. Whitney living with daughter Julia E. Winchenbach and family.

References

1.^  "24 Dec 1829 John S., s. Andrew Whitney and Huldah [born]," according to Phillips, Maine, Vital Records. Also, "24 Dec 1829 John Sewtser, s. Andrew Whitney and Huldah [born]," according to Phillips, Maine, 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 1908/77 (death), page 116.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 476, page 458.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 505, page 760.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/13 (death), page 419.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 533, page 372.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 345, page 368.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 321, page 448. Also, 1880 Mortality Schedule.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 417, page 506.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 435, page 519, and volume 434, page 458.


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