Family:Whitney, Jonathan (s1794-a1830)

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Jonathan8 Whitney, Jr. (Jonathan7, Jonathan6, Joseph5, Benjamin4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Jonathan7 and Lucy (Parks) Whitney, was born say 1794, Watertown, MA, and died after 1830.

He was probably the Jonathan Whitney, Jr., of the following records. Marriage intentions were published 22 Jun 1817, Newton, MA, for him "of Watertown" and Abigail Hammond.[1] Marriage intentions were published 22 Jul 1817, Watertown, MA, for him "of Watertown" and Abigail Hammond "of Newton".[2] He "of Watertown" married, 14 Sep 1817, Watertown, MA, Abigail Hammond "of Newton".[3]

Children of Jonathan8 and Abigail (Hammond) Whitney (probably incomplete):

i. (son)9 Whitney, b. say 1819, known from 1820 census below.
ii. (son) Whitney, b. say 1822, known from 1830 census below.
iii. Susan Ann Whitney, b. January 19, 1824, Newton or Weston MA; d. March 11, 1913, Concord, MA, of septic infection from pin prick[4]; m. (int. 1 May 1847, Weston, MA[5]) 26 May 1847, Weston, MA, Robert Fiske of Lincoln, yeoman, age 32, born in Weston.[6]
iv. Francis Whitney, b. about 1828, Watertown, MA; d. 3 Apr 1858, Watertown, MA, aged 30 years, of unknown, farmer;[7] apparently unmarried.
v. Lucy Whitney, b. ca. 1829, Watertown, MA; d. 8 Oct 1851, Watertown, MA, aged 22 years, of general debility.[8]
vi. James M. Whitney, b. ca. 1830-1840, Watertown, MA; d. 7 Jan 1864, Alexandria, VA, of Typhoid Fever[9] "of Bedford" m. 8 Sep 1862, Lowell, MA, Winifred (Rourke) Farrell, of Lowell, b. ca. 1829, Ireland, daughter of Owen and Mary (-----) Rourke,[10], who d. 4 Apr 1892, Boston, MA, aged 68 years, of chronic bronchitis.[11] He was a farmer, aged 32 years, when he enlisted as a Private in Company D, Massachusetts 6th Infantry Regiment on 08 Sep 1862. Mustered out on 03 Jun 1863 at Lowell, MA. Enlisted in Company U, Massachusetts 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment on 07 Dec 1863. Mustered out on 07 Jan 1864 at Alexandria, VA [probably due to his death].[12] She applied 1 May 1865 for a pension based on his service.[13]

Census

  • 1820, Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA: Jona Whitney Jr., 2 males 18-25, 1 male 0-9, and 1 female 16-25; 1 engaged in manufacture or trades.
  • 1830, Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA: Jonathan Whitney, 1 male 40-49, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 5-9, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 5-9, and 1 female 0-4.
  • 1840: not found.
  • 1855 Massachusetts State Census, Lexington
House-Family Surname Given Name Age Sex Race Occupation Birthplace
p. 31
222-222 HADLEY Jonas 44 M W Laborer MA
Mary A. 32 F W "
James H. 11 M W "
Mary E. 5 F W "
WHITNEY Francis 29 M W Laborer "

Francis is living with Jonathan's sister Mary Whitney Hadley and her family.

References

1.^  "Jonathan [Whitney] of Watertown, and Abigail Hammond, int. June 22, 1817," according to Vital Records of Newton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).

2.^  "Jonathan Whitney, Jr., of Watertown and Abigail Hammond of Newton, int. 22 Jul 1817," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 240.

3.^  "Jonathan Whitney, Junr., of Watertown and Abigail Hammond of Newton, m. 14 Sep 1817," according to Watertown Vital Records, volume 3, page 215.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1913/32, page 409.

5.^  "Susan Ann [Whitney] and Robert Fiske of Lincoln, int. May 1, 1847," according to Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1707-1850. 1703--Gravestones--1900. Church Records, 1709-1825. Appendix and Addenda, Cent Society, Gleanings from the Town Files, Bits of Genealogy, Error, Indexes, &c. (Boston, MA: McIncloe Bros., Printers, 1901), page 259.

6.^  "Susan A. [Whitney], 22, born in Newton, d. Jona. and Abigail of Watertown, and Robert Fiske of Lincoln, yeoman, age 32, born in Weston, May 26, 1847, by Joseph Field D.D. of Weston," according to Weston Vital Records, page 286. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 31, page 126.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 121, page 167.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 58, page 111.

9.^  "U.S. Registers of Deaths of Volunteers, 1861-1865" from records held by the National Archives, Washington D.C., accessed at Ancestry.com.

10.^  Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915, at FamilySearch.org. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 154, page 154.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 429, page 135.

12.^  U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865, at Ancestry.com.

13.^  U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, at Ancestry.com; application number 91,623 and certificate number 70,904.


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