Family:Whitney, Joseph (1796-1869)

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Joseph7 Whitney (Joseph6, Samuel5, Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Joseph6 and Sally (Collins) Whitney, was born 11 Jun 1796, Newburyport, MA,[1] and died 11 Sep 1869, Boston, MA, aged 73 years 3 months, of softening of the brain.[2]

He married, 23 Jul 1822, Boston, MA, Elizabeth Pratt,[3] daughter of John and Mary (Tewksbury) Pratt. She was born 29 Aug 1800,[4] Malden, MA, and died 5 Jan 1890, Boston, MA, aged 89 years 4 months 7 days, of chronic brochitis and influenza.[5]

He resided Boston, MA. At death he lived at 182 Beacon St., Boston, MA.

Children of Joseph7 and Elizabeth (Pratt) Whitney:

i. Caroline Elizabeth8 Whitney, b. 25 Oct 1823; m. 23 Nov 1847, Boston, MA, Hezron A. Johnson,[6] of New York; resided 416 5th Ave. Children:
a. Josephine W. Johnson, b. -----.
b. Fanny L. Johnson, b. -----.
c. Alice W. Johnson, b. -----.
ii. Henry Austin Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1826;[7] m. Fanny Lawrence.
iii. Sarah Josephine Whitney, b. 18 Jan 1837, Cambridge, MA;[8] d. 25 Mar 1842, Cambridge, MA.[9]

Census

405 514 Joseph Whitney 50 M - Mercht. $23000 Mass. Eliza " 45 F - do Henry A. " 21 M - Clerk do Deborah Carlton 40 F - Vermont Lucy E. Millet 37 " - Mass. Andrew Dinsley 20 M - Waiter Ireland

371 2097 Joseph Whitney 50 M - Merchant Mass. Elizabeth " 46 F - " Deborah Cochran 32 F - " Mary A. Smith 28 F - Ireland Margaret McCuley 30 F - "

981 3216 Joseph Whitney 60 M - Shoe Dealer $27000 $150000 Mass. Elizabeth " 54 F - " Deborah Carleton 45 F - Servant N.H. Mary A. Smith 32 F - " Ireland James Sullivan 42 M - " Scotland Harriett DeLany 29 F- " N.Scotia

26 29 Joseph Whitney 68 M - Ms. M Mercht. - - 1 1 - Elizh. " 65 F - " M - - - - - Joanna Mahoney 26 " - Ire. S Servt. - - - - - Mary Stark 32 " - Scot. " " - - - - - Eliza Mullen 25 " - Ire. " " - - - - - D. Carlton 50 " - Vt. " Seamstress - - - - -

112 124 Whitney, Elizabeth 65 F W Keeping house Mass. Carlton, Deborah 66 F W Domestic Servt. Vermont Mullen, Eliza J. 35 F W Domestic Servt. Ireland Parents foreign born Bruce, Jane 23 F W Domestic Servt. Nova Scotia Parents foreign born McFarland, Elizabeth 28 F W Domestic Servt. Ireland Parents foreign born Perry, Edward 28 M W Domestic Servt. Virginia Illiterate, Male citizen over 21

Elizabeth P. WHITNEY 79 Self F W W MA Housekeeping MA MA William WALTER 30 Oth M S W ENG Servant ENG ENG Elizabeth SCOON 40 Oth F S W SCOT Servant SCOT SCOT Isabella TELFER 26 Oth F S W SCOT Servant SCOT SCOT Annie RATCLIFFE 28 Oth F S W ENG Servant ENG ENG

References

1.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. Joseph and Sally, [born] June 10, 1796," according to Vital Records of Newburyport, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1911). Also "Joseph [Whitney], [born] June 11, 1796. G.R.3," according to Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1914-1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 222, page 150. Also, 1870 Mortality Schedule.

3.^  Boston, Massachusetts, Vital Records.

4.^  "Elizabeth Pratt [_____] [Whitney], w. of Joseph, [born] Aug. 29, 1800. G.R.3," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 411, page 12.

6.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.

7.^  "Henry Austin [Whitney], [born] Oct. 6, 1826. G.R.3," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

8.^  "Sarah Josephine [Whitney], [born] Jan. 18, 1837. G.R.3," according to Cambridge Vital Records.

9.^  "Sarah Josephine [Whitney], [died] Mar. 25, 1842. G.R.3," according to Cambridge Vital Records.


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