Family:Whitney, Joseph (1794-1876)

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Joseph8 Whitney (William7, William6, William5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of William7 and Anna (Heywood) Whitney, was born 28 Feb 1794, Gardner, MA,[1] and died 12 May 1876, Gardner, MA, aged 82 years 2 months 13 days, of pneumonia and apoplexy, farmer.[2]

He "3d" married, 6 May 1818, Gardner, MA, Anna "Nancy" Putnam,[3] daughter of John and Anna (Penniman) Putnam. She was born 3 Jun 1798, Gardner, MA, and died 29 Mar 1880, Gardner, MA, aged 81 years 9 months 26 days, of paralysis.[4]

Joseph Whitney was a farmer, and lived in Winchendon, on the farm where his grandfather resided (his name was William, and the first Whitney that settled in those parts). On the death of his father he went to Gardner, and resided on the home place. He resided Gardner, MA.

Children of Joseph8 Whitney and Nancy (Putnam) Whitney:

i. Ivers9 Whitney, b. 30 Jan 1819, Winchendon, MA;[5] m.(1) Lucy Whitney; m.(2) Rhoda Adams.
ii. Eliza Whitney, b. 24 Sep 1820, Winchendon, MA;[6] d. 8 Jan 1910, Gardner, MA, aged 89 years 3 months 14 days, of broncho pneumonia;[7] m. 20 May 1852, Gardner, MA, James M. Peck, of Orange, MA, b. ca. 1817, Royalston, MA, son of Solomon and Mercy (-----) Peck.[8] He d. Fitchburg, MA. She resided Rindge, NH. Children:
a. Mary Frances Peck, b. 30 May 1856; d. 18 Jun 1877.
iii. Carolina Whitney, b. 17 Oct 1824, Winchendon, MA;[9] d. 19 Feb 1876, Gardner, MA, aged 51 years 4 months 2 days, of consumption, dressmaker.[10] Ivers was appointed admr. of her estate, 7 Mar 1876.

Census

216 285 Joseph Whitney 56 M - Farmer $5700 Massachusetts Nancy " 57 F - " Eliza " 29 F - " Caroline " 25 F - " 286 Ivers Whitney 31 M - Farmer " Lucy " 29 F - " Marcus " 3 M - "

156 204 Joseph Whitney 2d 61 M - Farmer Mass. Anna Whitney 57 F - " Caroline Whitney 30 F - " 205 Ivers Whitney 36 M - Farmer " Lucy Whitney 34 M - " Marcus Whitney 9 M - "

41 45 Joseph Whitny 66 M - Farmer $6500 $600 Massachusetts Nancy " 62 F - " Caroline " 35 F - " 46 Ivers Whitney 41 M - Farmer $700 - " Rhoda " 38 F - " Marcus W. " 13 M - " Attended school Emma E. " 4 F - "

376 498 Joseph Whitney 71 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Nancy Whitney 67 F - Mass. M House Keeper - - - - - Caroline Whitney 40 F - Mass. S Seamstress - - - - -

56 91 Whitney, Joseph 76 M W Farmer $8000 $6000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Nancy 72 F W Keeping house " -----, Eliza 49 F W No occupation " -----, Caroline 45 F W Dressmaker "

Why Eliza is listed with the surname "Whitney" is a mystery. She was widow Peck.

References

1.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. William and Anne, [born] Feb. 28, 1794," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Gardner, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1907).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 285, page 355.

3.^  "Joseph [Whitney] 3d and Anna Putnam, [married] May 6, 1818," according to Gardner 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 321, page 376. Also, 1880 Mortality Schedule.

5.^  "Ivas [Whitney], s. Joseph 2d and Nancy, [born] Jan. 30, 1819," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

6.^  "Eliza [Whitney], d. Joseph 2d and Nancy, [born] Sept. 24, 1820," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1910/44 (Death), page 444.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 62, pages 168 and 188.

9.^  "Caroline [Whitney], d. Joseph 2d and Nancy, [born] Oct. 18, 1824," according to Winchendon Vital Records.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 285, page 354.


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