Family:Whitney, Joshua B. (1848-1925)

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Joshua B.9 Whitney (Joshua Berry8, Samuel7, John6, (poss.) John5, (poss.) Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Joshua Berry8 and Wealthy Jane F. (Estey) Whitney, was born 16 Jan 1848, Andover, MA,[1] and died 17 Jun 1925, Chelsea, MA, aged 71 years. He was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA.[2]

He married firstly, Sarah E. Putnam, daughter of Joseph B. and Sarah H. (Bickhum) Putnam. Apparently they were divorced before 1894. She was born 2 Sep 1846, Wilmington, MA, and died 5 Jun 1920, Nevins Home, Methuen, MA, aged 73 years 9 months 3 days, of chronic valvular heart disease.[3] She was buried in Holton Cemetery, Danvers, MA.

He married secondly, 10 Sep 1894, Boston, MA, Lucy Ellen Paul, daughter of William and Lucy Jane (Putnam) Paul.[4] She was born 20 Apr 1849, Lynn, MA, and died May 1927, aged 78 years. She was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, MA.[5]

Civil War veteran, Co. F, 4th. Maine Inf., Co. F, 19th. Maine Inf, & Co. F. 1st. Maine Hvy.Arty. Member of James A. Perkins G.A.R. Post #156, Everett, MA.

Children of Joshua B.8 Whitney, if any, unknown. None appear in census records.

Census

731 1023 Cross, Samuel 57 M W Farmer $1500 -- Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah A. 42 F W Keeping house Mass. Whitney, Joshua 22 M W Works in Carriage Factory Mass. Male citizen over 21

Joshua B WHITNEY 33 Self M M W MA Blacksmith MA MA Sarah E WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Sarah E DAVIS 45 Oth F W W MA Works In Rattan Factory MA MA Cherrie M GIBBONS 24 Oth F S W MA Works In Rattan Factory MA MA

156 348 Knight, Albert Head W M Jul 1868 31 mar 5 Maine Maine Maine Starter, Rents house -----, Ina F. Wife W F Apr 1864 36 mar 5 0ch 0liv Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Massachusetts Brown, Mae Brdr W F Sep 1870 29 sgl Maine Maine Maine Shoe maker Gargan, Lena Brdr W F Nov 1878 22 sgl Massachusetts Germany Pennsylvania Shoe maker Blake, Anna Brdr W F Oct 1879 20 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Shoe maker Dolley, Byron Brdr W M Jan 1880 20 sgl Maine Maine Maine Shoe maker 349 Weston, Geo. L. Head W M Jun 1827 73 mar 38 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Rents house -----, Francis Wife W F Jun 1835 64 mar 38 3ch 3liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Geo. F. Son W M Mar 1863 37 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Salesman -----, Alice E. Dau W F Sep 1866 35 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Anita F. Dau W F Nov 1867 32 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Teacher 350 Whitney, Joshua Head W M Jan 1849 51 mar 38 Massachusetts New Hampshire Maine Horse shoer, Rents house -----, Lucy Wife W F Apr 1849 51 mar 38 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Scott, Roland Brdr W M Jan 1872 28 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Shoe cutter, Immig. 1890, Na.

56 64 Putnam, Joseph B. Head W M Apr 1807 83 mar 59 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Rents house -----, Sarah A. H. Wife W F May 1824 76 mar 59 3ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Whitney, Sarah E. Dau W F Sep 1846 53 wid Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Neck-tie maker

  • 1910, Malden Ward 1, Middlesex Co., MA.
  • 1920, Everett Ward 4, Middlesex Co., MA.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 28, p. 102.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #41097383, Pvt. Joshua (John) B. Whitney.

3.^  Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920, 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 444, page 193.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #41097645, Lucie Ellen Whitney.


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