Family:Whitney, Justin (1831-a1880)

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Justin8 Whitney (Horace7, Joel6, Jonas5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Horace7 and Mary (Sawin) Whitney, was born 9 Jul 1831, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 6 Feb 1905, Boston, MA, aged 73 years 6 months 28 days, of lobar pneumonia.[2]

He married firstly, 2 Nov 1856, Leominster, MA, Betsey Jane Winchester Taylor, daughter of Jonathan/Jonas and Eliza (-----) Taylor.[3] She was born 27 Sep 1831, Danbury, VT, and died 17 Nov 1863 [Pierce], or 17 Mar 1863, Boston, MA, aged 31 years 5 months 20 days, of puerperal fever.[4]

He married secondly, 14 Feb 1878, Boston, MA, Emma Jane Nash, daughter of Theophilus S. and Malinda S. (Snow) Nash.[5] She was born 5 Dec 1847, Boston, MA, and died 28 Mar 1908, Boston, MA, aged 60 years 3 months 21 days, of carcinoma of uterus.[6]

The life of Justin Whitney, son of Horace and Mary Whitney, born in Westminster, MA, 9 Jul 1831, is not of moment. At the age of 2 years moved to Hubbardston, MA. In 1845 returned to Westminster. In 1849 removed to Gardner, MA, and engaged in the chair business. In 1852 removed to Leominster, MA, and engaged in the pianoforte business. In 1857 removed to Boston and engaged in the pianoforte business. In 1868 engaged in the apothecary business in Boston, and still continues therein. Has held and does hold the commissions of a justice of the peace and notary public for the commonwealth of Massachusetts; resided 75 Kendall St., Boston, MA.

In 1862 he was a piano forte maker living at 37 Northfield St., Boston, MA. In 1878 he was an apothecary living in Boston, MA. In 1880-1895 he was a druggist living at 75 Kendall St., Boston, MA. In 1903-1905 he was a druggist living at 7 Marbury Terrace, Boston, MA.

Children of Justin8 and Betsey Jane Winchester (Taylor) Whitney:

i. William Augustus9 Whitney, b. 14 Dec 1862, Boston, MA;[7] m. 27 Oct 1892, Concord, NH, Shirlie L. Robertson,[8] of Concord, NH. They resided in Sunapee, NH.

Children of Justin8 and Emma Jane (Nash) Whitney:

ii. Grace Emma Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1880, Boston, MA;[9] m. 15 Jul 1903, Boston, MA, Harry F. Warn, b. ca. 1877, St. John, NB, son of John M. and Ella M. (Corey) Warn.[10]
iii. Gladys Justina Whitney, b. 27 Dec 1889, Boston, MA;[11] d. 5 Oct 1895, Boston, MA, aged 5 years 9 months 9 days, of biliary obstruction andcholaemia.[12]

Census

589 661 Abijah Whitney 79 M - Butcher Mass. Betsey Whitney 67 F - " Martha C. Whitney 24 F - " 662 Francis W. Whitney 30 M - Piano Fort " Hulda B. Whitney 25 F - " Ida Whitney 4m F - " Nancy Whitney 26 F - " 663 Walter Whitney 22 M - Piano Fort " Mary E. Whitney 19 F - N.Y. Justin Whitney 24 M - Piano Fort Mass. Augustus M. Taylor 25 M - " N.H.

Nancy Whitney is unidentified.

43 63 Joseph Beagley 40 M - Furniture Store England Eliza A. " 37 F - N.H. Caroline E. " 12 F - Mass. Attended school Ellen M. " 6 F - " Attended school Edwin F. " 1 M - " Mark Sedwick 30 M - Carriage painter " 64 Harrison W. Ross 22 M - Mason " Elizabeth " 19 F - " Charles " 5/12 M - " 65 Joseph Waterman 46 M - Joiner Maine Sarah A. " 35 F - N.Y. Josephine E. " 12 M - " Attended school Charles C. " 10 M - " Attended school 66 Justin Whiting 28 M - Carpenter Mass. Jane " 28 F - N.H. 67 Gerard Sickels 47 M - Machinist N.Y. Sarah H. " 47 F - R.I. Rachel A. " 18 F - Seamstress Conn. Charlotte E. " 14 F - Domestic N.Y. Charles E. " 11 M - " 68 Harriet Holway 60 F - Maine James F. Coleman 32 M - Carpenter N. Scotia Harriet " 34 F - Mass. ----- Cales 30 M - " "

660 951 Whitney, Horace 65 M W Chair Maker $4500 $200 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 61 F W Keeping house " -----, Justin 38 M W Piano Maker " Male citizen over 21 Folger, Lizzie 32 F W At home " Whitney, Cynthia 17 F W At home " -----, Ellen 16 F W Attending School " Attended school -----, Willie 7 M W Attending School " Attended school Folger, William 33 M W Apothecary $2000 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan 8/12 F W at home " Born in Dec

Harris WHITNEY 78 Self M M W MASS Retired MASS MASS Mary S. WHITNEY 72 Wife F M W MASS Keeping House MASS MASS Justin WHITNEY 48 Son M M W MASS Druggist MASS MASS Emma J. WHITNEY 32 DauL F M W MASS MASS MASS William WHITNEY 17 GSon M S W MASS At School MASS MASS Grace E. WHITNEY 3M GDau F S W MASS MASS MASS Cynthia J. WHITNEY 29 Dau F S W MASS At Home MASS MASS Lizzie W. FOLGER 42 Dau F W W MASS MASS MASS Susan S. FOLGER 10 GDau F S W MASS At School MASS MASS Harris W. FOLGER 5 GSon M S W MASS MASS MASS John T. MELVIN 19 Oth M S W MASS Clerk In Druggist MASS MASS

33 71 Whitney, Justin Head W M Jul 1831 68 mar 23 Massachusetts New Hampshire New Hampshire Druggist, Owns mortgaged house -----, Emma J. Wife W F Dec 1847 52 mar 23 2ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Grace E. Dau W F Mar 1885 20 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Bookeeper shoe fact. Ayers, Jennie Ldgr W F Nov 1879 17 sgl Massachusetts New York New York Clerk machinest

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Justin [Whitney], s. Horace and Mary, [born] July 9, 1831," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/7, page 81.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 101, page 200.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 167, page 34.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 300, page 23.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1908/8, page 714.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 152, page 104.

8.^  "William A. Whitney (b. 1863, s. of Justin Whitney & Jane Taylor) & Shirlie L. Robertson, m. 27 Oct 1892, Concord, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 315, page 186.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 539, page 115.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 396, page 237.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 456, p. 397.


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