Family:Whitney, Lemuel G. (1817-1900)

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Lemuel G.7 Whitney (Laban6, Elias5, Elias4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Laban6 and Olive (Green) Whitney, was born 4 Jan 1817, Bellingham, MA,[1] and died 22 Jan 1900, Brockton, MA, aged 83 years 18 days, of epilepsy and old age.[2] He was buried in Milford, MA.

He married, 22 Feb 1846, Milford, MA, Fannie Darling, both "of Blackstone", daughter of Anson and Amey (-----) Darling.[3] She was born 21 Aug 1827, Bellingham, MA, and died after 1880.

He was a farmer, and resided Milford, MA.

Children of Lemuel7 and Fannie (Darling) Whitney:

i. Reuel Elmore8 Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1856, Milford, MA;[4] m. Minnie Burt.
ii. Henry Erwin Whitney, b. 7 Oct 1859, Milford, MA;[5] m. Mary E. Smith.
iii. Idella Gaskill Whitney, b. 8 May 1868, Milford, MA;[6] m. 25 Dec 1888, Milford, MA [also recorded at Hopedale, MA], Lewis William Damon, b. 28 Sep 1862, Milford, MA, son of Nelson L. and Jane (Carter) Damon;[7] resided Brockton, MA.
Ch.: Edith Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1890.

Census

411 563 Samuel Whitney 33 M - Boot Maker $1500 Mass. Fanny " 23 F - " George Sweet 15 M - " " " Olive Whitney 65 F - "

1017 1482 Lemuel Whitney 38 M - Farmer Mass. Fanny Whitney 29 F - Mass. Olive White 70 F - Mass. Anson Darling 70 M - Farmer Mass.

1153 1850 Lemuel Whitney 43 M - Farmer $1600 $465 Mass. Fanny 32 F - " Ruel 3 M - " Henry E. 6/12 M - " Olive 75 F - " Henry Bailey 13 M - England

635 989 Lemuel Whitney 48 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Fanny Whitney 38 F - " M House Keeper - - - - - Ruel E. Whitney 8 M - " - - - - - - Henry E. Whitney 5 M - " - - - - - - Olive Whitney 80 F - " W - - - - -

1301 2069 Whitney, Lemuel 53 M W Farmer $3000 $600 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Fanny 42 F W Keeping house " -----, Ruel E. 13 M W Attending school " Attended school -----, Henry A. 10 M W Attending school " Attended school -----, Idella G. 2 F W "

Lemuel WHITNEY 63 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Fanny WHITNEY 52 Wife F M W RI Keeping House RI RI Idella G. WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W MA MA RI

  • 1880, son Henry not found.

References

1.^  "Lemuel G. [Whitney], s. Laban and Olive, [born] Jan. 4, 1817," according to Vital Records of Bellingham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1903), pp. 70-71.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 506, page 152.

3.^  "Lemuel of Blackstone, s. of Luther and Olive, a. 29y., and Fanny Darling of Blackstone, d. of Anson and Amey, a. 18y., Feb. 22, 1846," according to Milford Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 19, page 173. "Luther" should be "Laban".

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 98, page 258.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 125, page 199.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 207, page 233.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 390, pages 363 and 380.


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