Family:Whitney, Joseph Gordon (1829-1903)

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Joseph Gordon8 Whitney (Philip7, Eleazer6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Philip7 and Sarah (Cook) Whitney, was born 24 Dec 1829, Halifax, VT, and died 29 Aug 1903, Brattleboro, VT, aged 73 years 8 months 5 days.

He married firstly, 3 Nov 1852, Halifax, VT, Samantha L. Damons.[1] She was born 6 Mar 1831, Halifax, VT, and died 8 Jul 1863, Brattleboro, VT, aged 32 years 4 months 3 days.

He married secondly, 10 Jun 1865, Brattleboro, VT, Eliza Elizabeth Bingham,[2] aged 30, daughter of Jonathan C. and Lavina (Willis) Bingham. She was born 27 Mar 1835, Brattleboro, VT, and died 29 Jul 1895, aged 60 years 4 months.

He married thirdly, 26 Apr 1899, Brattleboro, VT, Louise Achsah (Hart) Howard, daughter of Lewis M. and Ellen H. (Fish) Howard.[3] She was born Jul 1851, VT. She had married firstly, ----- Howard, by whom she had a son Dana Howard, born Oct 1870, VT, and one other child.

This family are buried in Whitneyville Cemetery, Halifax, VT.

Children of Joseph Gordon8 and Samantha L. (Damons) Whitney:

i. J. Clarence9 Whitney, b. ca. 1853, Halifax, VT; d. 16 Oct 1857, Halifax, VT, aged 4 years.
ii. Diantha Samantha Whitney, b. 14 Aug 1855, Halifax, VT; d. 7 Apr 1921, Brattleboro, VT; m. 6 Apr 1875, Brattleboro, VT, Wm. Frederick Mixer, son of Richardson and Sybil (Dudley) Mixer.[4]
iii. Sarah L. Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1858, Halifax, VT;[5] d. 12 Aug 1861, Halifax, VT, aged 3 years 2 months.
iv. Harriet F. Whitney, b. 23 Jan 1861, Halifax, VT; d. 20 Dec 1925, Brattleboro, VT; m. 23 Feb 1882, Brattleboro, VT, Frank Potter.
v. Clinton Whitney, b. 23 May 1863, Halifax, VT.[6]

Children of Joseph Gordon8 and Eliza Elizabeth (Bingham) Whitney:

vi. Alice Louise9 Whitney, b. 30 Sep 1868, Brattleboro, VT;[7] d. 15 Mar 1937, Boston, MA; m. 17 Oct 1888, Windham, VT, Frank E. Covey.

Joseph Gordon8 and Louise Achsah (Hart)(Howard) Whitney had no children.

Census

173 182 Philip Whitney 52 M - Farmer Vt. Sarah 55 F - " Joseph 20 M - " Martin 18 M - "

428 453 Joseph Whitney 63 M - Tailor $600 $435 Vermont Samantha " 29 F - " Diantha S. " 4 F - " Attended school Sarah L. " 2 F - " Lucinda Damons 56 F - " Henry " 26 M - " Insane & pauper

736 946 Whitney, Joseph 40 M W Works in Met. Mfg. $2500 $200 Vt. Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza 35 F W Keeping House " -----, Alice 1 F W " -----, Dianthia 14 F W Attg. School " Attended school Whitney, Hattie 9 F W Attg. School Vt. Attended school

Joseph G. WHITNEY 50 Self M M W VT Carpenter VT MA Eliza B. WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W VT Keeping House NH VT Harriet F. WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W VT Works In Dress Maker Shop VT VT

428 563 Whitney, Joseph G. Head W M Dec 1829 70 mar 1 Vermont Vermont Vermont Carpenter, Rents house -----, Louise C. Wife W F Jul 1851 48 mar 1 2ch 2liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Howard, Dana SSon W M Oct 1870 29 mar 1 Vermont Vermont Vermont Teamster

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954, from FamilySearch.org.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.


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