Family:Whitney, Leavitt N. (c1814-1884)

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Leavitt N.8 Whitney (Joel7, Elijah6, Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of Joel7 and Ebiel (Nason) Whitney, was born about 1814, Westborough, MA, and died 8 Aug 1884, Worcester, MA, aged 70 years, of phthisis.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 17 Dec 1845, Westborough, MA, for him and Mary Dorell.[2] She was born about 1817, ME, and died after 1880.

They lived in Boston, MA, from 1850 through 1870. Boston city directories show:

WHITNEY, Leavitt N. lozengemaker h. 63 Loverett 1855[3] WHITNEY, Leavitt N. coachman house 1 Byron 1865[4] WHITNEY, Leavitt N. coachman house 1 Byron 1870[5]

Children of Leavitt N.8 and Mary (Dorell) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

1178 1827 Abigail Wells 49 F - Me. Susanna " 70 F - " Sarah " 42 F - " Julia A. Hobbs 25 F - " L. M. Whitney 36 M - Clerk Mass. Mary " 33 F - Me. Thodosia Doyle 18 F - "

255 386 A. Wells 52 F - Maine Susan " 75 F - " Mary A. " 20 F - " 387 Leavitt N. Whitney 40 M - Confectioner Mass. Mary Whitney 38 F - Maine

479 790 Chas. C. Gregg 46 M - Lamp Lighter N.H. Sarah " 45 F - " Christiana B. " 18 " - Mass. Sarah R. Norton 18 " - N.H. Sarah S. Hook 26 " - Dress Maker " 791 Eliza Claflin 44 " - Nurse Mass. Louisa Wilder 12 " - " Attended school Leavett Whitney 45 M - Coachman " Mary " 42 F - Maine

504 424 Leavitt M. Whitney 52 M - Mass. M Hack Driver - - 1 1 - Mary D. " 53 F - Me. " - - - - - Hannah Finn 40 " - N.H. W None - - - - - Wm. W. " 3 M - Mass. S - - - - - Alfred Batterson 30 " - Eng. M Machinist - - 1 - - Elizabeth " 32 F - N.S. " - - - - - Geo. A. " 2m M - Mass. S - - - - - Jennie Trefamt 22 F - Me. " Teamster - - - - - Euprasia Babcock 25 " - " " Tailoress - - - - - Iru " 23 " - " " Capex & Collars - - - - - Osa " 20 " - " " - - - - - Mary Kent 30 " - " " Tailoress - - - - -

429 321 Whitney, Leavitt 50 M W Coachman Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 49 F W Keeping house "

23 30 Whitney, Levitt N. W M 63 mar Farm Laborer Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Mary W F 64 Wife mar Keeps House Maine Me. Me.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 357, page 494.

2.^  "Leavitt N. [Whitney] and Mary Dorell, int. Dec. 17, 1845," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

3.^  Adams, George, The Boston directory. Embracing the city record, a general directory of the citizens, and a special directory of trades, professions, &c., with an almanac .... 1855.

4.^  Adams, Sampson & Co., The Boston directory, embracing the city record, a general directory of the citizens, and a business directory for the year commencing July 1, 1865. 1865.

5.^  Sampson, Davenport, & Co., The Boston directory, embracing the city record, a general directory of the citizens, and a business directory for the year commencing July 1, 1870. 1870.


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