Family:Whitney, Joseph Holt (1808-1885)

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Joseph Holt8 Whitney (Zachariah7, Zachariah6, Zachariah5, John4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Zachariah7 and Sally (Holt) Whitney, was born 7 Aug 1808, Lunenburg, MA, and died 23 May 1885, Leominster, MA, aged 76 years 8 months 15 days, of pneumonia.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 26 Feb 1831, Lunenburg, MA, for him "of Lunenburg" and Eliza Derby.[2] He "of Lunenburg" married 24 Mar 1831, Leominster or Lunenburg, MA, Eliza Derby "of Leominster",[3] daughter of Simon and Lydia (-----) Derby. She was born 8 Apr 1812, Leominster, MA, and died 19 Apr 1871 or 14 Apr 1871, Leominster, MA, aged 59 years 10 days, of dropsy.[4]

He resided Leominster, MA.

Children of Joseph H.8 and Eliza (Derby) Whitney:

i. Joseph A.9 Whitney, b. 9 Dec 1831; m. Elizabeth Blanchard.
ii. George H. S. Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1837; m.(1) Lucilla H. Elbrige; m.(2) Mrs. Sarah A. Abbott.
iii. Sarah M. Whitney, b. 22 Apr 1840, Lunenburg, MA; d. 10 May 1908, Ashburnham, MA [also recorded in Leominster, MA, aged 68 years 17 days, of pneumonia;[5] resided North Leominster, MA.
iv. Charles J. Whitney, b. 3 May 1844; d. 25 Feb 1874 [Pierce] or 10 Jan 1872, Leominster, MA, aged 27 years 8 months 7 days.[6]

Census

48 54 Joseph H. Whitney 42 M - Farmer $500 Mass. Eliza Whitney 38 F - Mass. Joseph A. Whitney 18 M - Farmer Mass. Attended school George H. Whitney 12 M - Mass. Attended school Sarah M. Whitney 10 F - Mass. Attended school Charles J. Whitney 6 M - Mass. Attended school

381 421 Joseph H. Whitney 47 M - Farmer Mass. Eliza Whitney 43 F - " Joseph A. Whitney 23 M - Farmer " George H. G. Whitney 17 M - Laborer " Sarah M. Whitney 15 F - " Charles J. Whitney 11 M - " Martha Smith 80 F - "

1726 1724 J. H. Whitney 52 M - Farmer $3000 $1000 Mass. E. Whitney 47 F - Wife Do J. A. Whitney 28 F - help Do G. F. Whitney 23 M - Do Do S. N. Whitney 20 F - Do Do C. J. Whitney 16 F - Do Do Attended school

424 547 Joseph Whitney 57 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Eliza Whitney 53 F - " S - - - - - Sarah M. " 25 " - " S - - - - - Chas. J. " 21 M - " S Farmer - - 1 1 -

565 673 Whitney, Joseph H. 61 M W Farm hand $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza 57 F W Keeping house " -----, George H. S. 32 M W Oversees in Paper Mill " Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah M. 30 F W Works in Shoe shop " -----, Charles J. 25 M W No occupation " Male citizen over 21 -----, George H. 11 M W Attends School " Attended school Nourse, Liddie N. 20 F W Works in Shoe shop "

Joseph H. WHITNEY 71 Self M W W MA Laborer MA MA Sarah M. WHITNEY 37 Dau F S W MA House Keeping MA MA

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 366, page 420.

2.^  "Joseph H. [Whitney], of Lunenburg, and Eliza Derby, int. Feb. 26, 1831," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Early Records of the Town of Lunenburg, Massachusetts, Including That Part Which is Now Fitchburg, 1719-1764 (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1896), volume 3, page 95.

3.^  "Joseph W. [Whitney], of Lunenburg, and Eliza Derby of Leominster, Mar. 24, 1831, by Rev. Warren Emerson," according to Lunenburg Vital Records, volume 3, page 183. Also, "Joseph H. [Whitney] of Lunenburg and Eliza Derby [married] [March?], 24, 1831," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Leominster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (n.d.).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 240, page 267.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1908/2, page 379, and volume 908/55 (death), page 58.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 249, page 324.


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