Family:Whitney, Lemuel Philip (1820-1884)

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Lemuel Philip8 Whitney (Philip7, Eleazer6, Nathan5, Thomas4, Eleazar3, Thomas2, John1), son of Philip7 and Sarah (Cook) Whitney, was born 20 Mar 1820, Halifax, VT, and died 21 Jun 1884, Guilford, VT.

He married, 31 Aug 1845, Halifax, VT, Clarissa S. Carpenter, daughter of Ebenezer and Sallie (Bartlett) Carpenter. She was born about 23 Dec 1826, Dover, VT, and died 1 Feb 1904, Agawam, MA, aged 77 years 1 month 9 days, of bone cancer.[1] She was buried in Guilford, VT.

Children of Lemuel Philip8 and Clarissa S. (Carpenter) Whitney:

i. Clarissa Luella9 Whitney, b. 30 Oct 1846, Halifax, VT, also Buckland, MA [given name omitted];[2] d. 21 Jan 1923, Guilford, VT; m. 4 Aug 1867, Halifax, VT, Richard Allen Lake, son of George and Silence (-----) Lake.[3]
ii. Lemuel Lucius Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1848, Halifax, VT; m. Mary "Minnie" B. Jepson.
iii. Ada Celestia Whitney, b. 2 or 20 Apr 1855, Rowe, MA;[4] d. 14 Jul 1895, Brattleboro, VT; not in family in 1880; m. 22 Apr 1878, Guilford, VT, Nathaniel Dean Mann, son of Nathan and Jane (-----) Mann.[5]
iv. Willis Freeman Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1860, Halifax, VT;[6] m. Alett Kingsley.
v. Wesley Emerson Whitney, b. 18 Feb 1862, Halifax, VT;[7] d. 15 May 1935, Marlboro, VT; m. Angeline Louise Corbett.
vi. Flora Jane Whitney, b. Jan or 28 Jul 1864, Halifax, VT;[8] d. after 1900; m. 1882, William Henry Fuller, res. Agawam (Feeding Hills), MA.

Census

1208 1242 Lemuel P. Whitney 29 M - Vt. Clarissa S. " 24 F - " Clarissa L. " 3 F - " Lemuel L. " 2 M - " Derius Martin 12 M - " Attended school

432 457 Lemuel Whitney 39 M - Farmer $425 $198 Vermont Clarissa " 34 F - " Lorla " 13 F - " Attended school Lucius " 12 M - " Attended school Ada " 5 F - " Attended school Willis " 5/12 M - " Martha Whitney 93 F - Vermont Margaret " 66 F - $500 $75 "

79 78 Lake, Richard 25 M W Farmer $1200 $500 Vt. Male citizen over 21 -----, Luella 23 F W Keeping house Mass. Whitney, Saml. F. 49 M W Farmer $200 Vt. Male citizen over 21 -----, Clarissa S. 44 F W Keeping house Vt. Whitney, Ada C. 15 F W At School Mass. At school -----, Willis F. 10 M W " " Vt. At school -----, Wesley 8 M W Vt. At school -----, Flora F. 6 F W Vt.

Lemuel P. WHITNEY 59 Self M M W VERMONT Farmer VERMONT VERMONT Clarissa WHITNEY 54 Wife F M W VERMONT Keeping House VERMONT VERMONT Willis F. WHITNEY 20 Son M S W VERMONT Farm Laborer VERMONT VERMONT Flora J. WHITNEY 16 Dau F S W VERMONT VERMONT VERMONT

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/1 (death), page 371.

2.^  "______ [Whitney] ch. Lemuel, farmer, [born] Oct. 30, 1846," according to Vital Records of Buckland, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1934).

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 90, page 280.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

8.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.


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