Family:Whitney, Josiah Davis (1818-1902)

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Josiah Davis8 Whitney (Jonas Prescott7, Josiah6, Josiah5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Jonas Prescott7 and Rebecca (Piper) Whitney, was born 7 Nov 1818, Ashby, MA, and died 5 Feb 1902, Brattleboro, VT, aged 83 years 2 months 28 days, of cancerous liver.[1]

He married, 5 Dec 1842, Lucy Day Chapin, daughter of William and Lucy (Day) Chapin. She was born 21 Dec 1818, Chicopee, MA, and died 1 Jan 1893, Boston, MA, aged 74 years.[2]

He, of Brattleboro, VT, married secondly, 1 Feb 1899, Bernardston, MA, Alice L. (Yeaw) Hicks, of Bernardston, daughter of Abel Gilbert & Susan C. (Clark) Yeaw.[3] She was born about 1862, Halifax, VT, and died after 1899. She had married firstly, 14 Jun 1887, Guilford, VT, Hernando A. Hicks.

He is a manufacturer of organ reeds; resided Brattleboro, VT.

Children of Josiah Davis8 and Lucy D. (Chapin) Whitney:

i. Jennie Lucy9 Whitney, b. 13 Jun 1844, Springfield, MA;[4] d. 28 Nov 1917, Brattleboro, VT, aged 73 years 5 months 14 days, of pneumonia;[5] unmarried.
ii. Edwin Davis Whitney, b. 4 Apr 1856; m. Julia Spring Brooks.

Josiah Davis8 and Alice L. (Yeaw)(Hicks) Whitney had no children.

Census

221 257 Alvah A. Beckwith 35 M - Carpenter N.H. Lucy W. " 34 F - Mass. Maria L. " 7 F - " Attended school Ellen W. " 3 F - " 258 Josiah D. Whitney 31 M - Organ Maker " Lucy D. " 31 F - " Lucy J. " 6 F - " Attended school Samuel Ross 30 M - Unknown Julia A. " 21 F - N.H. Russel " 5 M - Mass. Attended school

104 129 Franklin S. Dewey 33 M - Tailer Mass. Maria " 26 F - Conn. Henry G. " 10m M - Mass. Marvin Loomis 20 M - Organ Builder " James Robarts 26 M - " " Josiah Whitney 35 M - " " Frederick Vinir 30 M - " England Frances Cowles 26 M - " Mass. Henry Wheelar 16 M - Studence Conn.

110 140 Josiah D. Whitney 36 M - Organ Maker Mass. Lucy J. Whitney 35 F - Mass. Lucy Jane Whitney 11 F - Mass.

746 642 J. D. Whitney 41 M - Organ builder $5000 $1000 Mass. L. D. Whitney 41 F - Wife do L. T. Whitney 21 M - Mass. E. D. Whitney 4 F - do Attended school

"L. T." should be "L. J." for Lucy Jane.

307 364 J. D. Whitney 46 M - " M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Lucy D. Whitney 46 F - " M - - - - - Lucy J. Whitney 21 F - " S - - - - - Edwin D. Whitney 9 M - " S - - - - -

282 311 Whitney, J. D. 51 M W Works in Organ Facty. $3800 $5000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucy D. 51 F W Kpg. House " -----, Lucy J. 26 F W House Keeper " Whitney, Edwin D. 14 M W At School Mass. Attended school

Josiah D. WHITNEY 61 Self M M W MA Machinist MA MA Lucy D. WHITNEY 60 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Jennie L. WHITNEY 33 Dau F S W MA At Home MA MA Edwin D. WHITNEY 24 Son M S W MA Works In Reed Shop MA MA

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 438, page 1.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 489, page 3.

4.^  "_____ [Whitney], dau. of Josiah and Lucy, b. 13 Jun 1844," according to International Genealogical Index, batch numbers C541431-C541434, M541431-M541433. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 10, page 91.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at FamilySearch.org.


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