Family:Whitney, Jonas (1824-a1900)

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Jonas8 Whitney (Jonas Prescott7, Josiah6, Josiah5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Jonas Prescott7 and Rebecca (Piper) Whitney, was born 20 Mar 1824, MA, and died after 1900.

He "of Fitchburg" married, 11 Apr 1850 or 7 May 1850, Ashby, MA, Elizabeth Corey Rice,[1] daughter of Silas and Almira (Corey) Rice of Ashburnham. She was born 21 Mar 1827, Ashburnham, MA, and died 3 May 1874, Fitchburg, MA, aged 47 years 1 months 12 days, of pneumonia.[2]

He married secondly, 6 or 11 May 1875, Ashby, MA, Lucy Elizabeth Damon, daughter of Joseph and Olive (Lamb) Damon.[3] She was born 5 Oct 1845, Ashby, MA, and died 7 Sep 1917, Fitchburg, MA.

He resided Fitchburg, MA.

Children of Jonas8 and Elizabeth Corey (Rice) Whitney:

i. Frank Ormond9 Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1851, Fitchburg, MA;[4] m. Anna M. Snow.

Census

39 39 Jonas Whitney 26 M - Organ & Scrapin Maker Mass. Married in year Elizabeth C. " 23 F - " Married in year

188 243 Jonas Whitney 31 M - Organ Maker Mass. Elizabeth C. Whitney 28 F - Mass. Frank C. Whitney 4 M - Mass.

1254 1255 J. Whitney 30 M - Mechanic $300 Mass. E. C. Whitney 33 F - Wife Do T. O. Whitney 8 M - Do

"T. O." should be "F. O." for Frank Ormond.

414 493 James Whitney 42 M - Mass. M Organ Maker - - 1 1 - Elizabeth C. Whitney 39 F - " M - - - - - Frank Whitney 14 M - " S - - - - - 494 Sarah W. Kendall 73 F - " W Housekeeper - - - - -

764 1030 Whitney, Jonas 46 M W Organ Maker $3500 $3000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 43 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Frank O. 18 M W At School Mass. Attended school

Jonas WHITNEY 55 Self M M W MA Organ Maker MA MA Lucy E. WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W MA Keeping House NH MA

153 250 Whitney, Jonas Head W M Mar 1824 76 mar 20 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Organ maker, Owns free house -----, Lucy E. Wife W F Oct 1845 54 mar 20 0ch 0liv Massachusetts New Hampshire Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Jonas [Whitney], of Fitchburg, and Elizabeth C. Rice, [married] Apr. 11, 1850," according to Jeannette D. Pingrey, comp., Birth, Marriage, and Death Records in the Town of Ashby, Massachusetts, from 1754 to 1890 (Decorah, IA: Anundsen Publishing Company, c. 1989). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 46, page 29.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 267, page 328.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 272, page 40.

4.^  "Frank Ormond [Whitney], s. Jonas and Eliz. C., [born] July 21, 1851," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. 8, p. 97. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 53, page 153.


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