Family:Whitney, Joshua Smith (1842-1881)

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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.[1] 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.[2]

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;[3] "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.[4]
iii. Raymond Whitney, b. ca. 1874, d. 16 Aug 1875, VT.
iv. Raymond Whitney, b. ca. 1875, d. 31 Mar 1876, Columbia, VT.

Census

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

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

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.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 474, page 805.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 453, page 573.


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