Family:Whitney, Joshua Smith (1842-1881)
Joshua Smith8 Whitney (Charles Fitch7, Thomas6, Benjamin5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Charles Fitch7 and Louisa (Kemp) Whitney, was born Oct 1842, and died 4 Feb 1881, VT, aged 39 years.
He married, 3 Jan 1870, Johnson, VT, Cornelia Ann Shattuck, daughter of Jeremiah and Sarah S. (Call) Shattuck. She was born 27 Sep 1849, Belvidere, VT, and died after 1880. She married secondly, 5 Oct 1884, Colebrook, NH (also recorded at Worcester, MA), Julius K. Robbins, b. ca. 1863, Johnson, VT, son of Simeon I. and Celana M. (-----) Robbins.
Civil War, from Wolcott, VT, enlisted 14 Jul 1862, as a Corporal, in Company D, Vermont 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment on 1 Sep 1862; promoted to Full Sergeant on 26 Dec 1863; promoted to Full Private on 25 Dec 1864; mustered out on 24 Jun 1865 (Roster of Vermont Volunteers During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66).
Children of Joshua Smith8 and Cornelia Ann (Shattuck) Whitney:
i. Sarah L.9 Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1871, VT; not in family in 1880. ii. Ada Whitney, b. ca. 1872, Johnson, VT; "Ada W." d. 22 Jul 1897, Worcester, MA, aged 25 years 4 months 11 days, of Bright's disease with convulsions; "Ida S." m. 26 Jun 1895, Worcester, MA, Walter C. Stevens, b. ca. 1872, Marlborough, MA, son of Churchill L. and Anna F. (Moore) Stevens. iii. Raymond Whitney, b. ca. 1874, d. 16 Aug 1875, VT. iv. Raymond Whitney, b. ca. 1875, d. 31 Mar 1876, Columbia, VT.
41 45 Knights, L. M. 46 M W Merchant (Ret) $18000 $15000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 Whiting, J. S. 27 M W Clerk in Store $1000 " Married in year, Male citizen over 21 -----, C. A. 20 F W Keeping House " Married in year Ball, Milo M. 17 M W Clerk in Store "
Smith WHITNEY 38 Self M W VT Merchant VT VT Camelia WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Ada WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W VT At Home VT VT Fred R. CHILDS 20 Oth M W VT Works In Bank VT VT
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2.^ "Cornelia A. Shattuck Whitney (b. 1854, Belvidire, VT, d. of Jeremiah) & Julius K. Robbins, m. 5 Oct 1884, Colebrook, Coos Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 354, page 401.