Family:Whitney, Jonas (1807-1884)

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Jonas7 Whitney (Jonas6, Jonas5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Jonas6 and Elizabeth (Raymond) Whitney, was born 20 Jul 1807, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 15 Dec 1884, Westminster, MA, aged 77 years 4 months 26 days, of valvular disease of heart.[2]

He married, 11 Dec 1832, Westminster, MA, Lucinda Damon,[3] daughter of Timothy, Jr., and Phebe (Miller) Damon. She was born 18 Dec 1809, Westminster, MA, and died 10 Apr 1868, Westminster, MA, aged 58 years 3 months 23 days, of consumption.[4]

Jonas Whitney, son of Jonas and Betsey, married Lucinda, dau. of Timothy and Phebe (Miller) Damon, and settled on Bacon st., Westminster, where he resided through life. He was also a carpenter by trade and an exemplary citizen. He resided Westminster, MA.

Heywood says the following:[5]

"Whitney, Jonas7, another s. of Jonas6 and Betsey, m. Lucinda (18), dau. of Timothy and Phebe (Miller) Damon, and settled on Bacon St., where he res. through life. He was also a carpenter by trade and an exemplary citizen. He d. Dec. 15, 1884, a. 77. His w. d. April 10, 1868, a. 58."

Children of Jonas7 and Lucinda (Damon) Whitney:

i. George8 Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1834, Westminster, MA;[6] m. Julia Crocker.
ii. Mary Whitney, b. 6 Feb 1841, Westminster, MA;[7] m. 11 or 13 Jan 1881, Westminster, MA, George W. Eaton, b. ca. 1845, Westminster, MA, dau. of Nathan & Eliza (Taverner) Eaton;[8] resided Westmisnter, s. p.

Census

219 267 Jonas Whitney 43 M - Carpenter $1500 Massachusetts Lucinda " 40 F - " George " 15 M - Carpenter " Attended school Mary " 9 F - " Attended school Betsey " 84 F - " 266 Charles Whitman 24 M - Chairmaker " Viola " 16 F - "

139 157 Jonas Whitney 48 M - Carpenter Mass. Lucinda Whitney 45 F - " George Whitney 20 M - Cabinet Maker " Mary Whitney 14 F - " Betsey Whitney 89 F - " Mary Damond 55 F - "

340 369 Jonas Whitny 52 M - Carpenter $1600 $1500 Massachusetts Lucinda " 50 F - " Mary " 19 F - "

210 238 Jonas Whitney 58 M - Westminster, " M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Lucinda Whitney 55 F - " " M Housekeeper - - - - - Mary Whitney 24 F - " " S Domestic - - - - - 239 Mira Cowee 66 F - " " W Housekeeper - - - - -

177 228 Whitney, Jonas 62 M W Works in Chair Shop $1600 $2100 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Mary 29 F W Keeping House " 229 Cowa, Myra 71 M W Keeping House $2700 "

Jonas WHITNEY 72 Self M W W MA House Carpenter MA MA Mary WHITNEY 39 Dau F S W MA Keeping House MA MA

References

1.^  "Jonas [Whitney], s. Jonas and Elizabeth, [born] July 20, 1807," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 357, page 473.

3.^  "Jonas [Whitney] Jr. and Lucinda Damon, [married] Dec. 11, 1832," according to Westminster 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 213, page 333.

5.^  William Sweetzer Heywood, History of Westminster, Massashusetts (First named Narragansett No. 2), From the date of the original grant of the township to the present time, 1728-1893, with a Biographic-Genealogical Register of its Principal Families, (Vox Populi Press: S.W. Huse & Co., Lowell, Mass.: 1893), p. 929.

6.^  "George [Whitney], s. Jonas Jr. and Lucindia, [born] Oct. 15, 1834," according to Westminster Vital Records.

7.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Jonas Jr. and Lucinda, [born] Feb. 6, 1841," according to Westminster Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 327, page 358.


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