Family:Whitney, Joseph Henry (1822-a1886)

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Joseph Henry8 Whitney (Joseph7, Daniel6, Daniel5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Joseph7 and Susan7 (Whitney) Whitney, was born about 14 Sep 1822, Boston, MA,[1] and died 16 Mar 1896, Milton, MA, aged 73 years 6 months 2 days, of heart disease.[2]

He married firstly, 31 Mar 1856, Wells, ME, Rhoda Staples,[3] daughter of John and Lois (Littlefield) Staples. She was born about 18 Dec 1820, Wells, ME, and died 27 Oct 1872, Stow, MA, aged 51 years 10 months 9 days, of cancer.[4]

He married secondly, 17 Jun 1875, Boston, MA, Caroline W. Clay, daughter of Lovejoy and Cynthia (Page) Clay. She was born about 1840, Gilmanton, NH,[5] and died 28 Apr 1879, Milton, MA, aged 39 years 8 months 21 days, of scrofula.[6]

He married thirdly, 7 Mar 1887, Milton, MA, Sarah F. Lunt, daughter of John and Arethusa (Merrill) Lunt. She was born about 1837, Durham, ME,[7] and died after 1920.

Children of Joseph Henry8 and Rhoda (Staples) Whitney, if any, unknown. None are shown in census records.

Children of Joseph Henry8 and Caroline W. (Clay) Whitney, if any, unknown. None are shown in census records.

Joseph Henry8 and Sarah F. (Lunt) Whitney had no children.

Census

26 26 Harriet Whitney 55 F - Mass. Henry Whitney 32 M - Farmer Mass. Mary Tower 59 F - Mass. Nancie B. Tower 20 F - Mass. S. Augustus Rockwell 17 M - Farmer Mass.

299 292 Joseph H. Whitney 37 M - Farmer $3300 $1000 Mass. Rhoda " 39 F - Maine Charles N. Staples 13 M - Mass. Attended school Appleton M. Teel 21 " - " Hannah Littlefield 21 F - Teacher Maine

163 162 Joseph H. Whitney 42 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Rhoda S. Whitney 44 F - Maine M - - - - - Charles H. Staples 17 M - Massachusetts S Farmer - - - - -

171 219 Whitney, Joseph H. 48 M W Farmer $6600 $1000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Rhoda S. 49 F W Keeping House Maine Staples, Chas. H. 22 M W Work on Farm Mass. Married in Jan, Male citizen over 21 -----, Isabella C. 29 F W House Work Mass.

George A. STETSON 25 Self M M W MA Ladder & Chair Salesman MA MA Julia A. STETSON 23 Wife F M W NH Keeps House NH MA George W. STETSON 3M Son M S W MA MA NH Joseph H. WHITNEY 57 Oth M W W MA MA MA

Whitney, Sarah F. Brdr W F Feb 1840 60 wid Maine

  • 1910, 70 Central Ave., Milton, Norfolk Co., MA: widow Sarah F. Whitney, head, 70, ME.
  • 1920, 78 Central Ave., Milton, Norfolk Co., MA: widow Sarah Whitney, head, 79, ME.

References

1.^  "Joseph H. [Whitney], [born] _____, 1822. G.R.2," according to Cambridge, Massachusetts, Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 464, page 537.

3.^  Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907, at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 248, page 260.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 273, page 83.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 311, page 230.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 380, page 353, also volume 381, page 36.


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