Family:Whitney, Joshua (1815-1859)

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Joshua7 Whitney (Israel6, Joshua5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Israel6 and Lucy (Mahan) Whitney, was born 10 Mar 1815, Worcester, MA,[1] and died 2 Mar 1859, Worcester, MA.

He married, 28 Sep 1839, Worcester, MA, Caroline Pope,[2] daughter of Alexander and Charlotte (Farley) Pope. She was born 30 Nov 1818, England, and died 25 Oct 1912, Home for Aged Women, Worcester, MA, aged 93 years 10 months 25 days, of old age and chronic bronchitis.[3] She married secondly, 6 Jun 1861, Worcester, MA, Benjamin F. Nourse, as his second wife, son of Stephen and Sarah (Houghton) Nourse.[4] He was born about 1827, Bolton, MA, and died 12 Nov 1866, Worcester, MA, aged 41 years 1 month, of liver complaint and consumption.[5]

He resided Worcester, MA.

Joshua7 and Caroline (Pope) Whitney had no children.

Census

228 323 William Watters 34 M - Stone Mason $2500 Mass. ... Joshua Whitney 35 M - Laborer Mass. ...

372 569 Isarel Whitney 74 M - Farmer Mass. Lucy Whitney 74 F - Do Joshua Whitney 40 M - Merchant Do Maryetta Whitney 28 F - Do George H. Whitney 5 M - Do Ida Amelia Whitney 2 F - Do Joseph MacKentier 20 M - Farmer Do Caroline Whitney 38 F - England

Joshua and Caroline are living with his parents.

2 2 F. B. Nourse 35 M - Butcher Mass. Frank E. " 7 M - " Attended school Edgar " 3 M - " Charlotte Carlton 60 F - N.H. Caroline Whitney 38 F - House Keeper $200 England

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Joshua [Whitney], s. Israel and Lucy, [born] March 30, 1815," according to Worcester Vital Records.

2.^  "Joshua [Whitney], and Caroline Pope, [married] Sept. 28, 1839," according to Worcester Vital Records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008; volume 1912/110 Death, page 426.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 146, page 237.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 194, page 276.


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